How to diagnose hits related issues

Google Recommendation From Google's point of view, one should avoid keyword stuffing (filling up one's pages with keywords indiscriminately) because it can be extremely detrimental to the ranking of the page. SEO was in its infant age, an era where manual submissions and keywords stuffing techniques was the order of …

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How to diagnose user generated content related issues

Localising your search engine optimisation can offer a range of great rewards to your business. It can do more than raise awareness of your business within the local area, but it can help to attract a great deal more attention online which can provide an added boost to your comprehensive …

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How to really understand rankings

If you have a blog, you can submit it to various blog directories. Like all other directories, some pass value, while others are crap. This will not only improve your ranking, but will make your site much more valuable to your visitor. Give your website another run-through with Googlebot as …

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I bet you didn't know this about web portals

When in doubt, follow your instincts and let your bottom line guide your decisions. It is also easy to fail to get the benefit of proper canonicalisation and consolidation of relevant primary content if you don't do basic housekeeping, for want of a better turn of phrase. This removes the …

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Interesting facts I bet you never knew about metrics

The description meta tag should be a relevant and a descriptive sentence or two. If you have redirect chains, the conventional wisdom is that the loss in link equity is compounded. If there are two redirects in place, that becomes 85% of 85%, or roughly 72%. The more redirects there …

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Invest in SEM

Paid search is still search. Many business owners create a website and find that they are receiving international inquiries about their services, or receiving orders from other countries. Although they expected their market would be local, or at best national. The idea was that the more "backlinks" from other websites …

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Learn to do citations like a professsional

Prefer information-rich pages over pages that lack content. To be successful in SEO, you need to know a site's mission, brand, target audience, and operations--and know those factors intimately. The only way to do that is to have agencies and clients work closely together throughout the process. When building your …

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Lessons I learned about doorway sites

Try to ask questions in the headers of your copy. Because more and more people are typing in whole questions when using search engines, these websites are going to be looking for content with those same questions - and the assumed answers within. The content on your blog or website is …

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Make bounce rates a priority

Don't rely on the tips you read from unknown sources. If somebody discovers the secret to rank first on Google for competitive keywords, it's very unlikely that they will share it with strangers. Selling domain names is a big business. Google has told us for well over 10 years what …

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More focus is put on offsite SEO

Meta search engines (theoretically) will save you time in getting to the search engine results you need. Google has a free tool that allows you to test the mobile-friendliness of your website. As hinted at earlier, companies need to create a responsive website instead of creating desktop websites and expecting …

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My thoughts on reporting

The fact is that for many people, the word Google is synonymous with the term search engine. If your Google keywords relate to your business or website, where is your site in the search results? SEO has the potential to promote companies, without them having to pay anything extra for …

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Pay attention to page impressions

Your title tag needs to be written for humans - as in it needs to make logical sense, rather than a keyword stuffed mess. The title tag will appear in a variety of places, from SERPs, to a social share, to the browser tab, so make sure it's relevant and readable …

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Random musings on long tail search

You can see this by looking in the upper right-hand corner of the Google search results page. Domain Authority is a score (on a 100-point scale) developed by Moz that predicts how well a website will rank on search engines. We like to use Domain Authority when comparing one site …

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Reasons why marketers love URLs

If your HTML forms contain drop-down lists for countries, regions, and cities, you can use a geo-IP database to provide for intelligent drop-down lists that will allow for faster navigation. If you want to use your SEO campaign to truly and accurately speak to your audience and potential buyers, think …

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Small but important things to observe about static pages

this is done in several forms. Your competitors will want to take your top spot away from you. When you link out to related domains, it not only helps the search engines to understand your niche, but also helps to increase the trust and quality of your site which plays …

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The secret behind web crawlers

When we're creating content, if we don't understand what the purpose is, then that's when we really get confused about what is good and what is just good enough. Mobile devices have obviously exploded and Google has emphasized the optimizing websites for mobile users. By 2015 mobile search queries surpassed …

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Things about analysis you have to experience yourself

The ultimate goal of any marketer is to create a diverse range of high quality backlinks from various credible sources. But not all marketers tend to achieve this pinnacle. It takes time and patience and a lot of strategizing and in the end it is never that straight forward and …

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Things about analytics you have to experience yourself

Creative, interesting, and informational articles that really speak to an audience are much more likely to get shared, repinned, and re-tweeted. The best way to tap into that type of influence is to keep things relevant and specific. The information you are putting out there should actually help people by …

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Try to target a hungry crowd by paying attention to plugins

Internal hosting is usually employed for systems that carry sensitive information, such as databases and filesystems. You want your company's name to be one of the first results that they see. You notice a spike in organic traffic from a foreign market that piques your interest. While content and digital …

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Understanding the long tail of search

When changes are made to the pages, be sure to annotate them in analytics. Then, the IMC program can be designed to influence consumer thinking. Keyword research can help you discover new content opportunities, while it can also improve your existing content. Think of a sitemap as a list of …

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Want a thriving business? Focus on link exchanges

Effective Search Engine Optimisation is a time consuming task which requires experience and specialist skills. Many web site providers claim to provide a search engine optimisation service however extremely few UK websites are currently well optimised if their aim is to achieve page 1 SERPS. Every little bit counts. Test …

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What search engines value is constantly changing

SEO is not hard. It does, however take time - it involves technical tweaks on your website, competitive analysis/content strategy, and building links from around the web. It takes more than a well optimized website for top rankings. If you recently moved to HTTPS or you plan to do so …

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What your mum didn't tell you about bounce rates

Ranking for terms with high search volumes can be tough, especially if your website is new. Find out who is linking to them. Domain transfers can take several days and require the domain owner to go through the approval process of transferring your domain. If you target an audience of …

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Who else wants to enjoy Google algorithms

Any business with a bonafide brick-and-mortar location is eligible for a Google My Business listing at that location. For businesses with two or more locations, each location would be eligible for a distinct GMB listing. Those sites which, simply, had the most keywords would rank on top. The relevance of …

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Why 301 redirects matter

When people search for your products and services, you obviously want to appear as high in the search engine rankings as possible, but the reasons for this are more than just because you want them to click through to your website. Local Keywords - When it comes to local SEO, local …

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All you wanted to know about SEO but were afraid to ask

Some Web sites gain visitors and credibility by being ranked for their own quality. Some sites have the same URL for both desktop and mobile content, but change their format according to User-agent. In other words, both mobile users and desktop users access the same URL (i.e. no redirects …

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Are you making these ROI errors?

A so-called website blocker is something that prevents search engines from accessing the site One of the reasons your ranking is surging might be you are getting a lot of visits from specific devices or even region on specific days. When it comes to search engine optimisation the information available …

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Cracking the landing pages code

Search engines like unique content and content that is updated on a regular basis. That's one reason blogs tend to get indexed more quickly: they're being frequently updated (which is also a good reason to build your business site on a blog platform). Don't over promise in the title. Even …

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Define your goals with regards to search queries

Many local businesses want to improve their results in Google, but aren't sure where to start. Make sure you keep up to date with the latest changes to search engine algorithms and if you are hiring a SEO agency to provide you with SEO services, make sure that the business …

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Difficult things about link building

Once you've had a good think about your niche, make a list of search terms that you think are well suited to your business that you'd like to be found on. Link building has no single technical definition. If you ask me, I would say link building is doing your …

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Emphasizing fast results by using anchor text

When it comes to your online marketing, ask yourself: how much do you understand about SEO and PPC? A good SEO specialist knows how to write "click worthy" headlines as well as how to weave keywords into headlines whenever possible, while ensuring they aren't too long or short. From other …

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Establish your position regarding keywords

When it comes to using keywords for your site do not simply pepper it with them lest you suffer a penalty. Keyword stuffing is frowned upon by search engines and users alike. However, strategic keyword placing is good. A new form of data analytics is based on Search Engine Optimisation …

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Having fun with gateway sites

For others, the Internet is their lifeline and the core of their business model. Advertisers try to find ways to engage consumers with a brand through portals such as tablets andmobile phones. If you do, and get caught, the damage that it can cause your business' reputation can often be …

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High advertisement ratio can be mitigated by using javascript

Today, many sites use secondary menus to accommodate for additional content. Loads of site-owners can't help but state that they "can't squeeze all they have to say in just a few pages." Creatives attempt to design ads that reach the linkages consumers have already made between a product and other …

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How we improved our long tail search in on week

SEO, also known as Search Engine Optimization, analyzes how search engines work, what people search for, and which keywords are effective for your target audience. I think the one thing that nobody talks about, that we should, is that there's no right way. In some cases, it may be necessary …

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I bet you didn't know this about splogs

And keyword usage is where on page optimization begins to blend with off page optimization. Slow website performance can affect how much of your site gets crawled. But many applications that previously were remote to what we used to judge SEO no more are. Your website won't be found if …

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