SEO

SEO and PR

PR and SEO: How To Find The Perfect Balance To Create Optimised And Newsworthy Content

PR and SEO can often be worlds apart. For some businesses they are sworn enemies, with teams refusing to work with each other, leading to separate PR campaigns to promote the brand and SEO strategies to improve traffic and ranking. Other businesses and agencies see the value of combining the practices and creating an overarching strategy to achieve and exceed goals.… Read the rest

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Voice Search Tips – Optimising for Digital Assistants

Voice search is on the rise and according to comScore, voice searches will account for 50% of all searches in 2020. Question is, are you ready for voice search? Today we will run through the current digital assistants available, the search engines they use and tips for optimising for voice.… Read the rest

One Day At The Marketing Show North And Keynotes

Marketing Show North is the UK’s largest digital marketing event north of London. Digital marketing professionals flock to the annual expo, eager to meet like-minded marketing professionals and discuss all things creative, sales, customer engagement, and more. This week saw the fourth incarnation of the annual two-day event, which this year played host to 120 exhibitors each offering practical advice and guidance based on the success of recent campaigns.… Read the rest

Are You Falling For These SEO Mistakes?

In the world of SEO, algorithms are constantly updating. Techniques that were considered common practice a few years ago could now face penalties. To this end, the most practical advice in avoiding any potential pitfalls is to keep up to date with the latest industry news and Google algorithm roll outs.Read the rest

Need for Speed: Our Page Speed Optimization Tips

Because no one likes waiting around. In this blogpost I am going to talk through Google PageSpeed Insights. I will discuss the new page speed indicator and best practices for optimization.

Ready? … Set … GO!

The New Page Speed Indicator

Page Speed is measured using the Chrome User Experience report database.Read the rest

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Disavowing the “Globe” network of sites

We conduct a lot of link profile management for our clients either as part of our SEO activity or as a one-off for agencies (via our Partner Programme) and SEO / marketing managers around the world.

One of the most common network of spam sites we see is part of what we call “The Globe Network”.… Read the rest

How to Rank Position 0 – Our Tips & Guides to Featured Snippets

Featured snippets otherwise known as “Position 0” are a great way to increase your visibility in search. Research conducted by HubSpot found that by ranking position 0 for around 5,000 queries, their click through rate increased by 114%. Below are our tips and a guide on how to get started on ranking your website in position 0.… Read the rest

Renew, Reuse & Recycle – How to Give Your Content a Spring Clean

Creating high quality and engaging content is one of the most effective ways to promote your business on the internet. The benefits are threefold. Firstly, it will put your message across to existing and prospective customers who are browsing your site.… Read the rest

SEO – is good grammar essential?

Let’s start the new year with a recap on an old question. Is good grammar an SEO ranking factor? Those who follow the forums will tell you that while the answer isn’t clear, it’s probably no.  However, it’s a no with many caveats and pot holes to bear in mind.… Read the rest

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What is Schema Markup?

Ever wondered why some organic search results contain review stars, listings for events and other features? These are all thanks to Schema Markup, the result of a collaboration between Google, Bing, Yahoo & Yandex with an aim to give search engines more insight on the content of web pages.… Read the rest