Fast Five in Search – Week 32, 2013

fast-fiveFor all the content creators out there – this week’s Fast Five is for you! It contains two articles on Google’s new ‘in-depth articles’ search results feature, how to make the most of Google+ and how to turn your company into an epic story worth sharing.

Discover great in-depth articles on Google by Inside Search
Google is now rewarding good quality long-form content with an ‘in-depth articles’ search results feature. So far the types of articles showing up in these results (only on google.com) are published by big brands and are between 2,000 – 5,000 words long.

How to Write the In-Depth Articles that Google Loves by Demian Farnsworth
Demian gives us the full story on how to make the most of Google’s new ‘in-depth article’ feature – along with Google Authorship and the latest Genesis Framework for WordPress.

11 Essential SEO Analytics App in Google Play by Albert Costill
This is a great list of Apps found on Google Play for Android devices. Want to research the competition on the go? Or check on a client’s or your own site ranking? There’s an App in this list for all those things.

Why Your Brand Must Tell a Compelling Story by Srinivas Rao
The making of a business, the story behind the people, these are all important aspects of marketing. This article explains how to re-write your ‘About Us’ page to make a real connection with your audience.

And finally…

How to Breathe Life in Your Google+ Profile by Jason DeMers
Jason has written some great tips on using the main features of Google+ and how to keep your business profile fresh.  Create a community, get together using Google Hangout, develop niche circles and share content with each of them.

Happy reading!

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