Since Google introduced them in 2014, featured snippets have been occupying the top of search engine results pages. I noticed discussions about featured snippets disappearing and coming back earlier in March which sparked my interest. In this week’s round up I wanted to feature this component of search results and bring you articles that will help you better understand what featured snippets are and what role they play in online search.
Featured Snippets: 15 Proven Strategies to Rank in Position Zero – SEO Sherpa
In this very in-depth article SEO Sherpa explains all the details there is to learn about featured snippets, from what they are to how to secure a spot. You can download the strategies as a PDF too.
Featured Snippets – Backlinko
In this article you will find a clear explanation of what role featured snippets play in SEO, the types of featured snippets and how to optimize for featured snippets.
How to Optimize for Google’s Featured Snippets to Build More Traffic – Moz
Here is another deep-dive article about what they are and how you can find ways to get featured.
9 Tips for Ranking in Google’s Featured Snippets– Neil Patel
If you are looking to find a spot at the top of search engine results pages, Neil Patel has helpful tips for you.
How to Optimize for Google’s Featured Snippets – Ahrefs
Starting with what types of snippets there are, this article goes on to explain how they influence search and how to optimize and rank for them.
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