Google may show the Visual Stories carousel on highly popular and competitive keywords in 2019.
Prepare to rank in there by leveraging AMP Stories format.
AMP Stories will be a huge SEO opportunity in 2019. With AMP Stories, it'll be easy to rank on highly popular and competitive keywords in Google search in 2019.
In the overwhelmingly competitive world of SEO, easy opportunities are rare. If you have struggled to get rankings on your targeted keywords in Google search, here's your chance. Get ready to grab this opportunity before your competition does!
If you don’t want to miss this rare chance to grow your online presence quickly and easily, take some time out to understand the technicalities explained below.
AMP Stories is a new content format from Google's popular AMP Project. It's a new visual storytelling format that websites can use. AMP Stories are similar to Instagram/Snapchat stories but are search engine friendly as they are web pages.
Google promised in its 20th anniversary event that it's "doubling down" on AMP Stories in search results "in the coming months". In 2019, Google is expected to introduce Visual Stories carousel in search. You can already see the carousel being experimented on mobile search for a few keywords. Try searching "cnn" on mobile and notice the section "VISUAL STORIES FROM CNN.COM" showing several recent AMP Stories from CNN in a horizontal list.
In 2019, there's high possibility that this carousel will be shown on lots of popular keywords. If your website or blog has AMP Stories, they can get placement in the new carousel for relevant keywords.
Your AMP Stories can easily rank in this carousel until your competition comes up with Stories targeting the same keywords. It’s all about timing it right. There's less chance of competition cropping up soon in your niche due to lack of tools to build AMP Stories. So far, our AMP Story Builder is the only tool available openly on the Web for anyone to use. Even if competition swells up for highly popular keywords, there will still be a lot other on which you won’t face much competition for a year or two. You can get a lot of business done by then! Let your content be in the right place at the right time.
The Stories format is hugely popular on social media, especially Instagram and Snapchat. Facebook recently declared its vision for the future: “Less News Feed, more Stories”. Now Google’s own Youtube has launched Stories.
AMP Stories is Google's answer to the Stories trend. Google recently closed G+ and is now making its search results look more visual and like social media. It clearly looks like in 2019 Google will bet heavily on AMP Stories and may make it important part of search results.
Visual Stories carousel or not, AMP Stories are regular web pages and compete intensely to rank in regular search results. AMP Stories score very high in web performance metrics and help your page pass crucial ranking factors.
Put your content creation efforts in the right content format. AMP Stories format helps you write crisp, clear, concise content and present it in a visually striking way.
On the 65 sites in the Visual Stories Network, there are articles as well as Stories. AMP Stories in general have proved to have much better Time on Site, Pages per Visit and lesser Bounce Rates. More benefits of AMP Stories.
Easy opportunities don't often come along in the intensely competitive world of search. Leverage AMP Stories format while it’s new. Time it right. Be an early adopter. Grab this unique SEO opportunity in 2019, before your competition catches up. Take the first step toward an exciting new future.
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Our tooling will help you leverage Google's innovative mobile-focused AMP technology to create visually enthralling, user-first, immersive AMP Stories. It'll make your content deliver real results and help you get better ROI from your content creation efforts.
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