The RANKABLE Podcast

The Underrated Value Of Structured Data for SEO - Episode 84

FEATURING Zach Chahalis

In episode 84, iPullRank’s Director of SEO, Zach Chalahis stops by to share his thoughts on why we all need to be showing more love and attention to structured data.

Zach gives us the scoop on how enterprise organizations can use structured data to get a noticeable lift in traffic and why structured data should not be an afterthought.

We also discuss the common misconceptions around structured data and why so many people get it wrong.

Episode Time Stamps

  • [0:00] Intro
  • [3:25] In-House vs Agency Work
  • [5:24] Structured Data
  • [8:45] The Future of Products in Google
  • [9:48] Structured Data for Enterprise Brands
  • [10:35] Why Do People Get Structured Data Wrong
  • [14:39] How To Show The Value of Structured Data
  • [17:15] How Should You Prioritize Implementing Structured Data?
  • [19:48] Gaps In Schema.org
  • [23:41] Common Misconceptions about Structured Data
  • [25:04] Structured Data for News Publications
  • [27:47] Use Your Resources
  • [30:27] Rapid Fire Rankings 🔥

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This Week's guests

Zach Chahalis

Title: Director of SEO

Business: iPullRank

Website: iPullRank.com

Bio: Zach Chahalis has over a dozen years of experience in digital marketing focused on developing and executing SEO strategies for Fortune 500 brands including Genuine Parts Company, GameStop, Michaels Stores, Sodexo, CoStar Group, and Global Payments Inc.

Zach also has experience working both agency-side and in-house with companies of all shapes and sizes ranging from local universities and regional home builders to national hotel groups and multinationals.

Additionally, Zach leverages his experience and degree in business administration to develop data-driven marketing strategies beyond SEO, including developing several national loyalty rewards programs as well as leading analytics implementations and PPC campaigns for large brands. Zach is also the co-founder of the ATL SEO organization.

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