Yandex SEO Weekly Recap (25/01 – 31/01)

This is your whistle-stop roundup of the important things you might have missed from the past week in regards to Yandex search marketing, and RuNet users.


In the past week, we’ve published data looking at the most popular search phrases inputted on Yandex from the past decade, as well as a comprehensive introduction to the Wordstat keyword research tool.

We reported on a potential algorithm update (Jan 25th), and we published our annual Yandex SEO tips, for 2021.

Elsewhere in the news, Yandex Zen has started testing live broadcasts (currently open to the Nirvana program participants), and Yandex.Dialogues began the automatic validation of SSL certificates.


Dan Taylor
Dan Taylor is an experienced SEO consultant and has worked with brands and companies on optimizing for Russia (and Yandex) for a number of years. Winner of the inaugural 2018 TechSEO Boost competition, webmaster at and Sloth.Cloud, and founder of