We’re excited to announce the future of Grow. The Grow Social Pro plugin, which Mediavine rebranded after acquiring Social Pug, is fantastic. It offers the fastest sharing buttons among plugins, and we are extremely happy with it.

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Most publishers know that heading tags, like meta descriptions and page title tags, are a key component of a website’s content structure. But how much do they really matter for SEO, and how should you use them? Glad you asked, because that’s the focus of our SEO Like a CEO series today!

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In the past five years, Mediavine has grown beyond our wildest dreams. Mediavine Ad Management now represents over 7,000 sites, with thousands more applying every month. We are beyond grateful for the publishing community you’ve helped us build, and have reached the point in which changes are necessary to give our publishers the level of support they need and have come to expect from Mediavine. Our primary focus is, and always should be, on our existing customers. Given a major increase in application volume due to the global health crisis, that began to shift, which is not acceptable. Changes are inevitable in our industry, and these have been on our roadmap for some time, but like so many businesses, we’ve seen that roadmap accelerate rapidly due to Covid-19.

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What was long rumored is now official: Google is releasing a new ranking signal in 2021, called Page Experience. With this change effectively comes the phasing out of Google’s AMP requirements. This means that current search features exclusive to AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) like the Top Stories carousel will soon be available to regular, well-optimized mobile sites that meet the new requirements. Repeat: This is coming sometime in 2021, so there’s plenty of time to be ready. In the meantime, we’re here to help you prepare to optimize so you’re eligible for this critical Google search ranking change.

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Google recently launched a new section in Google Search Console for Guided Recipes. Already, publishers have received a wave of emails with warnings and errors to worry about regarding this.  What should you do in response? Let’s break down what’s happening and clear up any misconceptions.

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If you’ve been reading this blog at all lately, or following what’s going on in the blogging ecosystem more broadly, then you’ve probably heard a lot of talk about website accessibility. But what is accessibility as it pertains to the web?

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If you’re familiar at all with SEO, chances are you’ve heard of the meta description. What you might be surprised to learn is how to write a great one — and that this still matters in 2020. The meta description is a hidden HTML attribute at the top of your web page. It might seem dated to those who have been at this awhile, but Google still recommends you use these. Google definitely still parses them, too. So today, we’re going to talk about how a meta description is used, its impact on your SEO and traffic and how to produce the best ones possible.

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Your Mediavine Dashboard ad unit report just got a makeover, and then some. This isn’t just a cosmetic change, although it does look better; Mediavine has overhauled its ad unit reporting system altogether. Below, we’ll go over what the ad unit report is, what we changed and why it’s great!

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The Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, is a hugely important topic at Mediavine these days and on the internet in general. For good reason. Accessibility is vital to all aspects of society, and it’s finally getting the widespread attention it deserves online.

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Page title, or title tags, is the single most important piece of on-page SEO you have control over. Is the pressure on? No, absolutely not.  Don’t stress because we’re going to teach you the rules of constructing SEO-optimized page titles, using all the advice we’ve given in Mediavine’s SEO Like A CEO series thus far.

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