A searcher's first experience with your brand happens on Google's SERPs — not your website. That is why in this guide we're talking about reputation management SEO, or owning your branded keywords in Google.
So, after reading this post, you'll learn how to:
1. Maintain control over the ranking pages and their order
2. Make the most of Google SERP features
3. Influence the content of the ranking pages
4. Get your branded keywords on Google SERPs
The listings on the modern Google SERP come in all shapes and sizes, but it's not just the look that makes each listing distinct. These result types are affected by different factors, require specific optimization techniques, and offer contrasting degrees of SEO potential. To help you master the opportunities the modern SERP yields, I've put up a detailed guide to the 15 types of results Google shows to searchers today.