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This is the third installment of the SWMS-Semrush Top 15 Index. This month we list and analyze the top 15 most popular articles in Axios, TechCrunch, The Verge, VentureBeat and Wired during January 2023.
we have completely revamped the now-deleted creator cheat sheet published in Feb. 2022. There’s a lot of SEO going on these days with the term “creators” — just about every newly released consumer tech product is “ideal” for them. So we omitted faux targets like those.
Here’s how Mike Isaac presents himself. A single perfunctory paragraph doesn’t cut it anymore in a world of disinformation and synthetic, AI-generated content where no one really knows the agenda. The NYT wants to get out in front of that, especially before the 2024 elections heat up. Read the background behind this in Vanity Fair.
Recent research from Semrush, a data partner of ours, reveals the most searched societal issues based on average monthly Google searches between January 2019 and June 2023, and how they rank across 35 countries. Searches related to mental health are skyrocketing.
Says Digiday today: 40 percent of Gen Z uses TikTok or Instagram when searching for lunch recommendations. The younger you go, the tighter the grip held by platforms. Musk’s calculation that few will ever leave X might not be too far off in the long run.