How to spot bad seo practices

Published: 30 July 2014

I was asked recently to run an audit on a prospective client’s website and what I discovered quite frankly shocked me! The local web company has been established for many years and I’ve been aware of them for a long time and to be honest it’s not something I would expect from them. I’m not going to […]

Update: 30 July 2014

Voice search is changing the landscape of search

Published: 31 October 2013

Voice search is changing the landscape of search queries and Google are taking this into serious consideration, which is why, in my opinion, responsive is becoming even more important when it comes to SEO as most mobiles had voice search before desktop did. Hand in hand with location services this makes it even more interesting […]

Update: 31 October 2013

Why do I need a responsive website – better SEO

Published: 11 October 2013

Why do I need a responsive website? Well simply because it is better for SEO. In the early days (pre 2010) before Ethan Marcotte’s article on responsive website design, the solution for mobile devices was to serve up a separate website just for mobile devices. This would mean that a single website would have to be split […]

Update: 11 October 2013

Happy Birthday Google, what is Hummingbird?

Published: 29 September 2013

Google turned 15 years old last week and a day before the birthday celebrations started they announced the rolling out of Hummingbird which was in-fact rolled out a month before their birthday. What is Hummingbird? Hummingbird is an algorithmic search update that’s been designed to deliver more complex search results in a quicker way. In short […]

Update: 29 September 2013

How to get creative with Google, SEO and Social

Published: 6 June 2013

So you’ve arrived here to find out how to get creative with Google, SEO and Social? Well here’s the killer question, does anyone really know how? My theory is no, not really! We are constantly bombarded with do this, do that and before you really know it you’re deep into expensive stat subscriptions, analytic monitoring, […]

Update: 6 June 2013

SEO advice

Published: 19 September 2012

Someone recently asked me if I could recommend a reliable offsite SEO company, my short answer was no! I’ve never found a reliable partner to work with as yet, not to say there aren’t any just that I haven’t found one. Queue quick tip, here’s a bit of SEO advice for you… A bad offsite SEO company […]

Update: 19 September 2012

Keywords do not make your website rank highly

Published: 4 July 2012

Targeting keywords on your website is pretty important, it tells search engines (Google) what your site is all about but targeting keywords alone will not rank your site higher in Google. In-fact if you stuff targeted keywords and phrases all over a single page without careful consideration for actual human consumption then it could actually […]

Update: 4 July 2012

SEO Blog comments

Published: 10 May 2012

If you are familiar with this website you will know that the Facebook  ‘Comments Box’ plugin was enabled on here. The plugin can be beneficial to brand awareness due to the viral nature of Facebook by getting into users’ news feeds. However there are drawbacks, the content goes on Facebook and stays there, the plugin just […]

Update: 10 May 2012

One way to counteract Google’s Panda

Published: 24 April 2012

Everyone should know about Google’s Panda updates by now. They’ve been rolling out periodically for the last 12 months or more. For a majority of websites the number 1 priority is to get indexed regularly and get good ranking in Google’s search engine results. Did you know that if your website is on a shared […]

Update: 24 April 2012

Google Analytics by song!

Published: 1 April 2012

Just discovered the “play your Google analytics by song” drop down in Google Analytics. SEO can be so much fun sometimes 🙂 The feature currently offers Piano and Sitar and will play your peaks note by note. After playing around with it this morning I’m not so sure our analytics are very tuneful at the […]

Update: 1 April 2012