Google – Our View on the World’s Biggest Search Engine

We offer our views on what’s happening at Google, with help and advice for webmasters and SEO’s. Read more…

21 01, 2017

Google Set to Roll Out Mobile ‘Popups’ Penalty

January 21st, 2017|

Punishing Sites with Mobile Popups Last year, Google announced that it was going to start penalising sites that display certain types of popups on the MOBILE version of the website. The most common examples of mobile popups you will have seen is where you [...]

21 01, 2017

Google Chrome Not Secure Warning Kicks In

January 21st, 2017|

Tonight I have received the first warning message from Google for a website that DOES NOT have SSL security. This email states that Google is taking action NOW against websites that do not protect (encrypt) it's users details. If your website already has an SSL [...]

12 01, 2017

Google Search Algorithms

January 12th, 2017|

What Are Google Search Algorithms? The Google Search algorithms are the computer-programmed calculations that look at websites and decide where to rank them in search engine results pages (SERPs). Over the years, Google has launched hundreds of updates to it's algorithms, and has even [...]

9 01, 2017

SEO in 2017 & What We Learned in 2016

January 9th, 2017|

Happy New Year to all our clients, readers and fellow Webmasters! I hope 2017 brings you all the success you deserve. In this post I talk about SEO in 2017. What's new, what's real and what we learned from in terms of SEO in 2016. First [...]

8 01, 2017

The Facts About Duplicate Content & Canonicalisation

January 8th, 2017|

Duplicate Content Penalties Anyone with a website should be aware of the hazards of duplicate content. Taking blocks of text from other websites is a big no-no, and this is why. Google's success is mainly due to the way it delivers the most relevant, interesting and [...]

22 12, 2016

AMP, Rich Cards & Improvements to the Google Mobile App

December 22nd, 2016|

I'm guessing that most of you reading this will make use of the Google Mobile App on your smartphones? If so, you will have noticed some handy (sometimes annoying) new items on your Google home page. These items, known as Rich Cards, display content [...]

5 12, 2016

Google Clamps Down with ‘Not Secure’ Label in Chrome

December 5th, 2016|

Hi everyone, HTTPS is not a subject for the not so tech-savvy, please bear with me here, I'll try to keep it simple, but it's quite a technical subject... Google to punish HTTP sites with 'not-secure' label A couple of years ago Google decided [...]

12 11, 2016

Mobile First Indexing

November 12th, 2016|

Huge news this week from Google! Your website search performance will now be based on the content from the MOBILE VERSION of your website. What Does This Mean? As we've explained before, the content on your website has a huge impact on where you appear in [...]

12 11, 2016

Here’s to More HTTPS

November 12th, 2016|

Last week Google published another article on it's Webmasters Blog, talking yet again about the importance of HTTPS secure web browsing. We mentioned this a while back, last year in fact, and talked about how Google rewards sites with SSL certificates and secure https:// [...]

7 10, 2016

Google Webmasters Hangout Summary – 07/10/2016

October 7th, 2016|

Happy Friday and thank you for reading our summary of the latest Google Webmasters Office Hours Hangouts. We've attended two Google Webmasters Hangouts this week, the first of which was on Tuesday 4th October and then the latest one on Friday 7th October. To save you [...]

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