1: Produce quality content
To rank high in the search engines, you need good quality content over quantity. Back in August 2018 a broad core algorithm update has something to do with a more advanced ability to evaluate how much websites are meeting the company’s E-A-T standards.
E-A-Ting up is about offering your web visitors by producing excellent quality blog posts, and engaging video materials.
Find the format that fits your industry, and make 2019 the year you devote your time and energy to delivering new, quality ideas for content on a regular basis.
2: Ramp up your website security
In light of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which came Nowadays it’s important to post good quality content on the internet to help bots discover and index your pages.
into effect in May 2018. HTTPS websites leave users data more vulnerable to being accessed by outsiders.
If you don’t have decent security on your blog if can affect your DA score as it will come up as website‘Not Secure’ which will send guests to hit the ‘Back’ button in search of a more secure website. A high bounce rate (from your page back to the SERPs) will not be good for your rating.
3: Optimize website for voice search
An article on SEO Expert says that “ By Google claims 50% of searches will be conducted using voice search by 2020.
Voice search is becoming more popular since the introduction of ‘smart speaker’ devices, such as Amazon’s Echo, Google Home, and Apple’s new HomePod.
These devices are proven to be very popular within the home and are set to increase in sales.
4: Pay attention to Amazon and YouTube
CNBC says that JP Morgan’s internet analyst Doug Anmuth believes that Once Amazon gets past [the fourth quarter], we would expect growth to accelerate in early 2019
If you are a business owner, it’s worth optimizing for Amazon by doing some keyword research that is tailored to your online retailer. You can also use a free online tool to help you with this. Don’t forget to showcase your products with images.
Another Platform to pay attention to is YouTube. Although Google owns it, more people are sharing videos, and this popular seo trend is set to continue well into 2019.
According to Statistica, YouTube is the third most popular social network for small businesses, with 46% of small businesses present on the platform. The world’s second most popular social networking site also reaches more viewers between 18 and 49 than any broadcast or cable television network.
5: Mobile Optimization
With the number of people using their mobile phones for online searches and online shopping 2019 is the year of Google mobile first index.
With mobile first indexing, Google will start with your content’s mobile version in deciding where that content is placed in the SERPs.
Making sure that your website is mobile friendly will attract more users to your site.
More research will need to go into the types of search engine keywords that mobile users are likely to apply.