25 Jan 11 Google News Tips To Increase Ranking, Visibility And Traffic
More than anything, you can rank well in Google News by producing original, authoritative, and timely news information. — Google News
Google News has forever changed how readers keep up with the world around them. Previous generations of newsreaders first had to pick up a publication and then sort through, page by page, to find the headlines that captured their attention (oh, the tedium!). Never again. Today’s newsies only need to visit Google News to behold an aggregated page of multiple sources that are grouped by topic and displayed in order of the reader’s personal interests.
The journalistic upside to our modern news reading habits? Writers have more control over getting their pieces on people’s online radars. The downside? Like all things Google News relies on algorithms and formulas to ensure they are giving the people what they want. According Help Center for Google News, the site selects and ranks articles based on numerous factors including originality, diversity, freshness, locations, and relevance.