However, with conversations in the first quarter of this year still swirling around ad blocking and earned versus owned media, I believe that going forward, 2016 will be a very exciting year for SEOs. Based on my own experience and client comments and feedback, I foresee a couple of major shifts occurring. 1. Diversification of search boxes Search will go far beyond Google as brands start to focus on their visibility (rankings) inside other search boxes. More and more brands are already asking questions like “Why am I not ranking #1 in Amazon?,” “Why is my business not on Google Maps?” or “Why can’t anybody find our videos on YouTube?” Others are starting to focus more on the discoverability of their content on portals like WebMD, entertainment channels like Netflix and shopping sites like Walmart and NewEgg. Get the full story at Search Engine Land Read also "How to compete on the new Google SERP" at Search Engine Watch and "How marketers should adjust to Google’s new search ad display" at Marketing Land