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
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
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
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
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
New Searchmetrics study: Google now wants brands to get niche-specific
Google ranking factors study highlights big variations in search strategies for different niches − from ‘weight loss’ to ‘furniture’ and ‘financial planning’.
17 Oct 2018
Searchmetrics Study: Niche Ranking Factors
Trump in search engines and social networks: How neutral are the results that Google and others display?
How neutral are the results that Google and others display?
04 Oct 2018
Trump in search engines and social networks
New Searchmetrics study: Faster web pages already rank higher in mobile searches – even before Google’s “Speed Update”
…And fast-loading AMP results now appear in over half of ecommerce, travel and finance related searches
28 Jun 2018
Searchmetrics Study: Mobile Speed in 2018
New Searchmetrics Study: How Mobile Marketers Can Win on Google Page One with Universal Search
Fewer traditional links on page 1 means mobile marketers must target Google’s universal search boxes including videos & direct answers.
20 Mar 2018
Universal Search 2018: A Searchmetrics Whitepaper
Searchmetrics Study: Did Google Shopping Really Gain an Unfair Advantage over its Competitors in the EU?
Analysis of search data shows Google Shopping gained 300% visibility in recent years even as competitor visibility declined. EU’s case may not be clear-cut
28 Sep 2017
Searchmetrics Google Shopping Study 2019
Fast-Loading AMP Pages Dominate Google’s First Page Results for Media and News Searches
Seachmetrics releases Google Ranking Factors Study for the Online Media Sector highlighting the importance of a good user experience.
26 Sep 2017
Searchmetrics Study: Media Ranking Factors 2017
Google’s Key Travel Industry-Specific Search Ranking Factors Highlighted in New Searchmetrics Study
Travel brands rank higher by giving searchers a highly browsable experience finds new study.
12 Jul 2017
Searchmetrics Study: Travel Ranking Factors