Episode #664
A Stupidly Simple Way to Increase Your Time on Site by 19%
May 26, 2018

In episode #664, Eric and Neil discuss a simple way to increase your time on site. Tune in to hear what you can do to give users a great experience.

TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic:  A Stupidly Simple Way to Increase Your Time on Site by 19%
  • [00:35] Time on site meaning, time visitors spend on your site.
  • [00:41] If you can increase the time spent on your site, Google will see this and up your ranking.
  • [00:50] If you have a high time on site, you’re less likely to get hit by the Google Panda Update.
  • [00:56] The panda update is all about measuring quality.
  • [01:30] If your time on site is low, it’s a negative signal.
  • [01:50] You want to deliver a good experience.
  • [01:53] Amazon recently came out with a product called Amazon Polly.
  • [01:57] Amazon Polly takes your text and converts it into an audio file.
  • [02:14] Using this increased Eric and Neil’s dwell time by 19%.
  • [02:25] Use the Polly WordPress plugin.
  • [02:50] Make sure you add videos to your blog posts!
  • [03:04] This has increased Neil’s dwell time.
  • [03:25] Embed the videos wherever it makes sense.
  • [03:55] Use Pocket on your mobile device: it’s a text-to-speech tool.
  • [04:05] It will read articles to you.
  • [04:08] That’s it for today!
  • [04:12] Go to Singlegrain.com/Giveway for a special marketing tool giveaway!

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