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Web Crawling

How Is A Website Crawled?

The vast and intricate web of the internet is held together by a meticulous process known as “web crawling.” This silent, behind-the-scenes operation ensures that search engines can provide users with relevant and timely information. But what exactly happens during a web crawl? How do search engines like Google, Bing,...

Optimising Your Visual Presence: The Importance of Image SEO

Search engine optimisation has become a cornerstone strategy for businesses to enhance their online visibility and attract organic traffic. While much emphasis is placed on optimising text content, the importance of image SEO should not be overlooked. In today’s visually-driven online ecosystem, optimising images for search engines is essential for...
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AI in SEO

How AI Can Improve Your SEO Strategy

In the ever-evolving world of digital marketing, staying ahead of the curve is crucial to maintaining a competitive edge. Search Engine Optimisation is a cornerstone of any successful online marketing strategy, and in recent years, Artificial Intelligence has emerged as a powerful tool to enhance and streamline SEO efforts. From...

Quick Wins To Improve Existing Content

In the ever-evolving landscape of online content, the need for continuous improvement is paramount. Whether you’re a blogger, content marketer, or website owner, enhancing existing content can breathe new life into your digital presence, driving more traffic, engagement, and ultimately, conversions. But what if you don’t have the time for...
Content Design & Improvement
Toxic Links and Removal

How To Remove Toxic Links

In the world of search engine optimisation (SEO), link building is a vital component of improving website rankings and increasing organic traffic. However, not all links are created equal. Toxic links—those from spammy or low-quality websites—can harm your site’s reputation and rankings. Recognising and removing toxic links is essential for...

How Does A Google Algorithm Update Affect Your Website?

In the vast landscape of the internet, Google reigns supreme as the primary gateway for users seeking information, services, and products. With billions of searches conducted daily, the search engine giant continually refines its algorithms to deliver the most relevant and high-quality content to users. However, for website owners and...
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Shop front; e-commerce

How To Optimise Your Online Shop Listings

In today’s competitive e-commerce landscape, having an attractive and well-optimised online shop is essential for success. One key aspect of this is ensuring that your product listings are optimised to attract potential customers and convert them into buyers. From setting up a shop on eBay, to building your Amazon profile,...

Why Should I Use Google Analytics?

In today’s digital age, businesses and website owners have an unprecedented amount of data at their fingertips. This data is a goldmine of insights that can be used to enhance user experiences, optimise marketing strategies, and ultimately, drive growth. Among the many tools available, Google Analytics stands out as a...
Google Analytics/GA4
Canonical Links

A Guide To Understanding Canonical Links

In the intricate world of website optimisation and search engine rankings, understanding canonical links is essential. Often referred to as “canonical tags” or “rel=canonical,” these HTML elements play a crucial role in helping search engines understand the preferred version of a webpage. In this guide, we’ll unravel the mystery behind...

How to Keep Ahead of Current SEO Trends

SEO is an ever-evolving field. As search engines constantly update their algorithms, staying ahead of current SEO trends is crucial for the success of your online presence. In this blog post, we’ll discuss effective strategies to help you keep up with the latest SEO trends and maintain a competitive edge...
2023 SEO Trends
Web Development

5 Common Misconceptions About Creating a Website

A website for many businesses is a lifeline. It broadens the market you have access to, and to be quite frank your business will struggle in 2023 without one. That’s not just for businesses selling a physical product but for those of all natures. 81% of shoppers conduct online research...

What Makes a User Friendly Site That Engages and Converts

Maybe we’ve gotten lazy with our searches, or have too many options to spend our time putting pieces together, but good UX (user experience) is vital for the success of any website. According to the statistics, visitors spend approximately 15 seconds before leaving if they cannot find what they are...
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content ideas

Top Tips for Generating Content Ideas and Understanding Your Niche

If you know anything about SEO, you will know that content plays a huge role in how well a site ranks. It helps sites build authority and tells search engines what you’re all about which can help you leverage higher ranking positions. Before you get to that step and can...

What is Email Marketing?

While we often do market ourselves as the experts in SEO and content curation (which, if you are still interested in, can be explored here), but there are so many other strands to marketing that we can always assist with. One of these is email marketing. This is exactly what...
Email marketing
CONTENT MARKETING

What Is Content Amplification?

  Content’s king in SEO. It helps you build authority, leverage higher rankings, and bring more traffic to your site. Beyond creating great content, however, you must work on promotion and optimise it correctly as otherwise no one will know about it. This is a process that we call “content...

How to Build Your Ecommerce Presence

Most product owners and sellers will want to expand and diversify their business through a website – one of the most in-demand industries out there thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ordering online could not be easier in this climate, and it’s only growing more each year. To build a site...
Ecommerce for SEO
Keyword Research

Terms with Zero Search Volume – Should You Target Them?

When doing anything in marketing, we think of our audience and who our message has the potential to reach. It’s why in SEO we target terms with large search volumes and where we have the best chances of ranking. So, what about the terms that no-one’s searching for? Do we...

What Impact Will ChatGPT Have On SEO?

ChatGPT is the latest in AI technology that can be used as an intelligent chat bot. In a lot of ways it can bring benefits to users in other areas, such as generating unique content and even for keyword research. It has be hailed as a great tool in terms...
ChatGPT
Google My Business

How to Run Paid Advertising through Your Google My Business Profile

PPC is a great way to bring in high-quality leads, gain exposure, and most importantly – maximise your sales. The nature of search and the data Google collects allows you to be specific with your targeting so you’re not just blowing your budget on any old clicks. If you’re not...

How Start A Business TikTok Account

Since the first lockdown, we’ve seen a frenzy of users join TikTok. It’s the fastest-growing social media platform and home to more than 1 billion monthly active users. However, it’s not for everyone. The majority of its users are between the ages of 18 and 34, so it’s the ideal...
TikTok
backlinks

The Importance Of Fast Loading Websites

Website speed aids to the first impression for a visitor of a business. Whilst most website developers work on making the platform aesthetically pleasing, with a number of features that make it stand out, if not optimised well, it can negatively affect website speed. Fast-loading sites are crucial for SEO...

How to Create a Mobile Friendly Website: Tools and Tips

“Mobile friendliness” as you know is increasingly important to consider when designing a website. As many as 60% of searches are made off a mobile device which makes optimising for smaller screens and those on the go vital. It’s also a ranking factor, meaning that if your site falls short...
mobile first sites
email marketing

How to Make the Most of Your Email Marketing List

Email marketing is so simple, yet effective with £35.41 ROI for every £1 spent. It allows you to communicate directly with those who have an interest in your niche and business in particular. When you think about it, how many times have you stumbled upon something that you like online but...

How to Stay Ahead of Google’s Algorithm Updates

As a business that’s heavily reliant on Google search, your fate really swings in the balance of its algorithm updates. These are changes made by Google from time to time to improve its way of doing things – crawling and indexing sites to deliver users the best results. They are...
seo research
link building and types of links

Types of Links in SEO and Best Practices

You will have heard a lot about links in SEO (backlinks mostly). They can be followed by visitors and search engines when they crawl sites to understand them better. They help to connect the dots, telling bots what the relationship between each is and pass on “authority” or page value. Text...

How To Carry Out SEO for Bing and Other Search Engines

In 2022, Google still has a strong hold over its market share. A monopoly with 90.73%. That’s not to say that searches don’t happen beyond the Google search bar. Competitors such as the likes of Yahoo, Bing, Yandex, Naver and others account for 9.27%. Branching out to optimise for some...
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Magnifying Glass

How to Perform Competitor Analysis for Social Media

We’re all aware of the power of social media. While it’s a channel to connect and stay up to date with customers, it plays a pretty big role in assisting conversions with as many as 80% of shoppers researching a product online before making their purchasing decisions. It provides a...

How to Make Summery Social Media Content

Summer is well and truly here! Plenty of brands should be taking advantage of the sunnier months and what social media content they can post out during these months. But as there are a lot of different topics each year to explore, what do you prioritise your time on? Here...
Social Media this summer
Search Intent

Search Trends – Targeting Small Businesses in 2022

Search is great. It connects businesses to consumers all over the world with an active interest in their products and services. Unlike social media and other channels where you have to lure potential customers, you can target users based on intent. Whether they’re in the research stage of their journey...

How to Prioritise Your SEO Fixes

You’ve either handled the audit yourself, or you’ve received an audit back from a provider like us who has laid out what you need to do to make your website run in the best way possible. Whatever way you’ve listed your SEO findings, you will now need to order them...
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Online success with seo

How Long Does It Take for SEO to Show Results?

We’ve been doing this for a while now (21 years to be exact) and one question that we’re used to hearing is regarding time frame and how long SEO takes to achieve. While we have produced some fantastic results for clients in as little as 3 months, you can expect...

How to Make the Perfect SEO Reports for Clients

Having a host of SEO clients coming to your beckoning call for every request is a great feeling. But you need to retain the value in your service. Have a really effective report to help your clients visualise all that you’ve done for them. It gives your client something to...
Online SEO Reports for Clients
seo fixes

Google’s May 2022 Broad Core Update

On the 26th of May 2022, Google started its first broad update of the year since it’s last in November of 2021. These algorithmic updates take place every few months and aim to improve the overall search experience that it offers. It states that while the update isn’t site specific,...

How To Prepare Your SEO for a New Website Build

Building an entire new website takes time and dedication to get right. Aside from liaising with developers and designers, or even setting up the website yourself, it can be a lengthy process. If your site has been needing a bit of TLC for a while then you’ll soon reap the...
Build a new website with these SEO tips in mind
search

The Best Google Chrome SEO Extensions That Every Digital Marketer Needs

In 2022, Google Chrome is the leading browser of choice with a 62.78% global market share. It’s well loved by many marketers and developers too for its handy tools and chrome extensions that make life that much easier. You no longer need to go back and forth between platforms to...

Our Guide to Avoiding Google Penalties

Nowadays, in order to have a solid online presence, your Google rankings are more important than ever. In fact, they are essential to the online success of your business. With that said, a penalty from Google should be avoided at all costs, otherwise your rankings will decrease, along with your...
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404 guide

How to Optimise Your 404 Page

While some websites don’t have a 404 page personalised, it is in your best interest to make a personalised page that users can interact with when they’ve reached a dead end. Not only does this make for a better user experience, but you’re more likely to retain a user on...

Top Tips for Improving Your Competitor Analysis

Any business owner or marketeer knows that competitor research is an important element of your planning because it allows you to learn what is or isn’t working in the industry. However, sometimes when analysing our competitors, we don’t always know what we’re looking for, meaning we’re not making particularly great...
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Help from Home

Looking After Your Mental Health When Working from Home

Paying attention to our mental health at work has never been more important. Because of the Coronavirus pandemic many of us have gone from working in a busy office to permanently working in our homes. This has increased feeling of uncertainty, stress and loneliness. Alongside this, many of us are...

Pros & Cons of Instagram Giveaways

Giveaways are a great way to boost your followers and gain engagement on Instagram. If you spend a lot of time on Instagram then you will have come across many accounts running giveaways to promote new products and increase brand awareness. You may even see giveaways in your feed from...
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How Is A Website Crawled?
The vast and intricate web of the internet is held together by a meticulous process known as “web crawling.” This silent, behind-the-scenes operation ensures that search engines can provide users with relevant and timely information. But what exactly happens during a web crawl? How do search engines like Google, Bing,...
Mastering Social Media: Strategies for Reaching a Wider Audience
In today’s digital age, social media has become a powerhouse for connecting with people, sharing content, and building communities. Whether you’re a business looking to promote your products or services, a content creator seeking to expand your reach, or an individual wanting to share your passions with the world, reaching...
Crafting Compelling Content: Tips for Captivating Your Audience
In today’s digital landscape, where attention spans are fleeting and content is abundant, the ability to craft compelling content is invaluable. Whether you’re a blogger, marketer, or content creator, captivating your audience is essential for success. So, how can you ensure your content stands out amidst the noise and captures...