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jakaria7443
Apr 13, 2022
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So, you have successfully SEO, optimized your blog posts and reached the first page of Google search results. Your traffic is gradually increasing, but it still leaves a lot to be desired. You keep looking for new ways to get more visitors to your website, and the sudden idea strikes you… featured snippets! Well, getting the so-called “Position Zero” would help you outshine your competitors and become more visible in search results. There's only one problem: you won't win it overnight. So, in an effort to figure out how to optimize your site to capture featured snippets, you start reading various articles on the subject. But like any other topic, snippets come with certain expectations and misconceptions. So I'm here to set the record straight. In this article I will: highlight the most popular expectations that arise when you first encounter code snippets Take you step-by-step through the process of optimizing featured snippets Expectation 1: Featured snippets will dramatically increase your site trafficWebsite owners are starting to care about featured snippets Phone Number List mainly because they could be a great source of traffic. But what if I told you that earning a snippet doesn't necessarily lead to a big boost in traffic? According to Ahrefs, an ordinary #1 ranking page with no snippet above it gets about 26% of all clicks. When there is a featured snippet in the search results, it gets ~8.6% of all clicks, while the page directly below gets ~19.6%. Featured Snippet Average CTR In the result, snippets steal clicks in the #1 search result, which is absolutely worth the effort if you don't take the top position. What if your page is already ranking #1 in Google search results? Then it's worth optimizing the snippets to prevent your competitors from stealing your traffic...but don't expect a big boost. Expectation 2: Once you win a snippet for a query, Google will rank you in the #0 position for other similar queriesGetting a snippet for a specific question does not mean that your page will become a snippet for similar search queries. For example, here's how Google somehow decided that a cheesecake made with Cookies and Cups ' recipe would be more delicious than one according to Allrecipes ' instructions
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