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Episode #992
Does AMP Still Help With SEO?
April 19, 2019

In episode #992 , we discuss whether AMP still helps with SEO. Tune in to hear what we think about this Google service.

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TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic:  Does AMP Still Help With SEO?
  • [00:42] AMP stands for Accelerated Mobile Pages.
  • [00:55] AMP helps speed up your page loads on mobile devices.
  • [01:25] Google is caching, which is why it loads so quickly.
  • [01:45] It strips a lot of stuff away to increase speed, so you lose out on a lot of conversions.
  • [02:12] AMP helps somewhat in SEO.
  • [02:22] In the United States, AMP doesn’t help with traffic.
  • [02:45] In places like Brazil, the traffic increases.
  • [03:05] If you are targeting less developed regions, AMP will still help you with SEO.
  • [03:28] However, we can’t give a definitive answer.
  • [04:05] By building on top of Google products, you risk losing control of your site.
  • [04:36] That’s it for today!
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