Is Your Website Cool?
TopNonProfits.com studied nonprofit websites, picked out the top trends and highlighted some of their favorite sites. So what are the top trends? Long scrolls, mobile responsiveness and limited navigation options. Check out their favorite sites here.
Hey Google, What’s Up?
Ever wanted to ask Google Analytics a question, rather than dig through the data? If so, your dream has come true. Google is launching yet another new product called Ask Analytics Intelligence. Here’s the press release from Google and the explanation from TechCrunch. And here’s to hoping this does not put your friendly neighborhood web analyst out a job!
Your Weekly Dose of SEO
I’ve heard SEO called “black magic voodoo” so many times. But it’s about more than attracting clicks to your site; it’s about giving your search users a good experience. Here’s some solid, data-driven advice on SEO best practices. SEO Sherpa highlights their 16 favorite SEO experiments and results. Then, Search Engine Journal tells you to stop messing with spammy inbound links.
You Say Potato, I Say Instant Articles
This newsletter has covered Google’s newish AMP articles (the fast-loading, stripped down webpages designed especially for mobile users) before. Never one to be left out, Facebook is arguing that it’s fast-loading, mobile-friendly Instant Articles are better. Here are the stats on that.