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5 reasons you shouldn’t be chasing Google’s In-depth articles

August 20th, 2013 | Olga Gabdulkhakova

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Is it worth chasing Google In-depth articles Earlier this month Google announced the introduction of in-depth articles into organic search results. This section was created to help users find well-researched write-ups on broad topics.

To add to that, Google provides clear instructions on how webmasters can help Google bot find their in-depth content and thus increase their chances of being placed in the new section.

An extra slot in Google's 1st page suggests SEOs get yet another chance to give their sites more exposure. But the question is: should webmasters chase in-depth article section?

We believe there are a number of reasons why it might be not worth it:

1.       In-depths articles are targeted towards broad poorly-targeted keywords

Presently (and this will most likely be the same in the future) in-depth articles show up for broad queries Google users type in to get most general information, e.g. global warming, coal, gender: Read more »