Press Releases

New Study: Majority of Websites Currently Fail to Meet User Experience Requirements in Google’s Forthcoming Core Web Vitals Update
Searchmetrics research suggests 96% of sites in desktop searches and over 90% of those in mobile searches currently fail to meet Google’s three Core Web Vitals usability thresholds.
20 Apr 2021
Google Core Web Vitals Study: April 2021
Searchmetrics founder Marcus Tober takes new company role to help drive SEO innovation
Marcus Tober becomes Chief Evangelist for search and content optimization leader while also continuing work on external ventures.
03 Feb 2021
Press Release: Marcus Tober takes new company role to help drive SEO innovation
New Searchmetrics Study Reveals the Secrets of Success on Baidu, China’s Top Search Engine
Brands can rank high in Baidu organic searches even if they link to blocked US sites such as Facebook and YouTube finds new Searchmetrics Study.
29 Oct 2020
Searchmetrics Study: Baidu Ranking Factors Correlation Study
Searchmetrics makes two senior appointments to accelerate innovation and growth
Dr. Konstantinos Dolkas joins as CTO and Björn Darko becomes VP Product
20 Aug 2020
Searchmetrics press Release
Searchmetrics appoints Ken Ogenbratt as new CFO
Search and content optimization leader promotes internally to continue its accelerating growth path.
15 Apr 2020
Searchmetrics press Release
Bestbuy Wins Biggest Share of Google’s Page One Searches for Consumer Electronics - Amazon comes second
Searchmetrics Q4 2019 study reveals retail websites are failing to satisfy informational searches for consumer electronics.
11 Feb 2020
Online Market Report - Electronics US
Searchmetrics announces strong new global leadership team to mobilize future growth strategy
Includes promotions of Doug Bell to Global CMO and Christian Broscheit to Global CRO.
10 Jan 2020
Searchmetrics announces strong new global leadership team
New study: Competition is increasing in Google Shopping, but will this satisfy EU regulators?
Searchmetrics‘ data suggests majority of external ads on Google Shopping in Europe are placed via marketing agencies rather than the classic comparison-shopping sites that compete with Google. The study follows EU Commissioner Verstager expressing dissatisfaction with the quality of Google Shopping competition.
26 Nov 2019
Searchmetrics Google Shopping Study 2019
Searchmetrics Appoints Matt Colebourne as its New Global CEO
New hire brings extensive digital marketing industry leadership experience, including roles at DoubleClick, eSpotting and Trinity Mirror.
13 Nov 2019
Searchmetrics announces strong new global leadership team
New Searchmetrics Lighthouse Ranking Factors Reports Deliver Custom Insights for Search Success
Combined insights from Google Lighthouse and Searchmetrics. Using each customer’s keywords to compare search performance in individual market against thousands of other direct competitors.
20 Mar 2019
Google Lighthouse Ranking Factors 2019
Searchmetrics appoints new Chief Operating Officer, Britta Mühlenberg
New Searchmetrics' COO will be focused on driving sustained growth to the benefit of customers, investors and employees
06 Mar 2019
Searchmetrics announces strong new global leadership team
Wikipedia and YouTube Dominate Search Results Globally, a New Study Finds
Wikipedia retains its crown as the most visible website in Google search results globally based on its performance in organic search in ten countries, including the United States, UK, Germany and France.
28 Feb 2019
SEO World Rankings 2020