If you want place your content at the first position in Google without submitting backlinks or significantly updating your content, Featured snippets are a the best way to do so.
Featured snippets are pieces of information that typically appear at the top of Google’s search results. They provide answers to the search query by pulling relevant content from top-ranking pages. In this featured snippets blog, we will discuss what are featured snippets and what are the types of featured snippets
What are Featured Snippets?
The Featured Snippets is the highlighted snippet of text that appears at "position 0" at the top of the Google search results page. It gives users quick answers to their queries. Featured snippets are more likely to appear when users enter useful search terms or ask questions such as "Who, What, How".
Google displays the information above organic search results and selects the relevant website as a list, table, or text, and attaches an image or video. The snippet box stands out more than regular search results, which can increase your click-through rate (CTR) and website traffic.
Let us move further and explore what are the types of featured snippets -
What are the types of Featured Snippets?
What is Paragraph Featured Snippet?
This snippet provides the user with a simple and practical definition or information on a topic. Some of user queries are about asking questions or finding additional information. The Paragraph snippet not only provides few details about the questioned asked but sometimes provides table of definitions for simple queries where users find the basic meaning of a word or concept.
What is List Featured Snippet?
The List is one of the type of featured snippet where the search result are shown in lists. These could be categorized items, process steps, and a bulleted list of different products. The chunks in the list can be sorted, sorted or unsorted, and a summary of the list is displayed, including sorted and unsorted, functions, and best of lists. The above image demonstrates how a list featured snippet looks
What is Table Featured Snippet?
Snippet tables are incredibly popular, accounting for 29% of all snippets. With Table snippet, you can view information, the snippet extracts in a Table format and you can also extract the specific information you are looking for and recreate your own table. The above image is an example of a table featured snippet
What is Video Featured Snippet?
YouTube is one of the largest web indexes on the planet, so it’s no surprise that the bits included in the video are different, so you should try ranking. If the video gives the most appropriate answer to the customer’s question, it will remember the video through the included clips.