|Weekly SEO news: 13 April 2010|
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It's official: Google has confirmed that they use page speed as a ranking factor. Will your website drop in Google's search results? What can you do to keep your website listed?
In the news: Search engine and search query statistics, Entireweb starts a new search engine, "AdSense for Twitter" launches and more.
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|1. It's official: Google uses page speed as a ranking factor|
Last Friday, Google announced that they started to use site speed as one of the 200 signals that influence the position of a website in the search results:
Will your website rankings drop?
How to keep your web pages listed in Google search results
Page speed is not Google's most important ranking signal. The end of Google's page speed announcement contains a very important sentence: "While site speed is a new signal, it doesn't carry as much weight as the relevance of a page."
It is important to optimize the speed of your web pages but it's also important to optimize all other elements of your web pages if you want to be listed on Google's first result page. IBP's Top 10 Optimizer analyzes all important ranking elements/signals that lead to high rankings on Google, including page speed and many other factors.
|2. Search engine news and articles of the week|
|3. Success stories|
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|4. Previous articles|