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17 04, 2016

The Power of Links

By |2017-12-31T12:59:11+00:00April 17th, 2016|Google, Links, Web Development|Comments Off on The Power of Links

Anyone with any knowledge of SEO knows that web links to your website are and always were a big factor in search engine rankings. But what about outbound links, from your site to others? Links are a much talked about factor of SEO. Lots has been discussed about the power of web links over the last few years, but [...]

9 04, 2016

What a Tool! The Screaming Frog SEO Tool

By |2016-10-21T13:45:53+00:00April 9th, 2016|Content, Free Web Tools, Google, SEO|Comments Off on What a Tool! The Screaming Frog SEO Tool

Screaming Frog is actually a spider, which is actually a very useful website tool, for SEO in particular. Ok, could it get any more confusing than that? Let's try again. Screaming Frog is a free tool (available here), which allows you to do a full analysis of your website, which includes telling you the following: how many pages you have, [...]

4 04, 2016

SEO Myths 2016 Edition from Hubspot

By |2016-10-21T13:45:53+00:00April 4th, 2016|Content, Google, SEO|Comments Off on SEO Myths 2016 Edition from Hubspot

SEO myths have always been in existence. Since SEO became big business and all these new SEO companies started sprouting their roots, they've all had to find a 'USP' to win over their customers, and for me, that's where a lot of these silly myths have come from. Not all SEO myths are silly though. Some of them simply stem [...]

1 04, 2016

Good Google Ranking Required? UPDATE your website!

By |2016-10-21T13:45:53+00:00April 1st, 2016|Content, Google, SEO|Comments Off on Good Google Ranking Required? UPDATE your website!

A good Google ranking is the holy grail for most webmasters. Over the years I have tried EVERYTHING under the sun when it comes to SEO. Clients often come to me having read up a bit of Google ranking performance, with ideas of their own on what works for good search engine rankings. But the biggest thing people often forget [...]

26 01, 2016

What is Google Panda?

By |2017-09-15T14:44:53+00:00January 26th, 2016|Google, SEO, Web Development|Comments Off on What is Google Panda?

In a straight-talking, no-nonsense approach, I thought I would talk to you about Google Panda and how it might affect your website. With Google Panda, Google changed it's 'rules' around how it ranks websites in it's organic search results. This is old news, and the point of this blog post isn't to just inform you of that. The reason I'm writing [...]

22 10, 2015

How Websites Work (Without the technical jargon)

By |2016-10-21T13:45:53+00:00October 22nd, 2015|Domain Names, Google, Responsive Design, Security, SEO, Web Design|Comments Off on How Websites Work (Without the technical jargon)

Since the day I started in the web industry, I have come across loads of customers who really don't understand the first thing about how a website works. And why should you? That's my job. Questions like "what is hosting?" "what does a domain name do?" and "how does my website appear on the web?" are all commonplace amongst people [...]

21 09, 2015

Google Search Console (formerly Google Webmaster Tools)

By |2017-06-13T10:21:43+00:00September 21st, 2015|Google, SEO, Web Design|Comments Off on Google Search Console (formerly Google Webmaster Tools)

It is amazing how many website owners don't use, or haven't even heard of Google Search Console. Google Analytics is definitely more well known and widely used, but Search Console seems to often be forgotten about. Google Search Console is an essential tool for any webmaster, as it provides some brilliant tools that help you ensure your site is healthy and [...]

4 03, 2015

Search Engine Optimisation – Facts and Fiction

By |2017-09-08T13:29:27+00:00March 4th, 2015|Google, SEO, Web Design|Comments Off on Search Engine Optimisation – Facts and Fiction

Hi everyone It's time to touch on that subject of SEO again. Just to remind you, Search Engine Optimisation is the practise of improving areas of a website in order to improve it's organic ranking in search engines (by organic, we mean the non-paid for results). As a Web Developer doesn't necessarily mean you are an SEO expert as well, [...]

5 12, 2014

Google Search – Important Changes

By |2017-06-13T10:24:31+00:00December 5th, 2014|Google, SEO, Web Design|Comments Off on Google Search – Important Changes

Google has recently announced that it will be letting users know which search results are 'mobile friendly' when they search using a mobile device. Google search is vital to all websites. This is important for anyone who doesn't currently have a responsive website, because it will put you at a disadvantage. Check this out straight from the horses mouth... A [...]

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