AMPing up your website’s mobile speed in 2017

Could AMPing up the speed of your website’s content give you the edge over your competitors? Did you know that all around the world more people are now searching for information online using their mobile devices than they are desktop computers? (According to Google) Mobile browsing has been on the increase for some time now […]

And finally, it’s goodnight from DMOZ

DMOZ used to be the holy grail in SEO. Getting a link from DMOZ meant your website would rank higher and it was a mark of a job well done if you could get indexed. But now, it’s gone The Open Directory Project used human editors to organise websites and harks back to a time […]

How to Optimise Local Business Listings for ‘Near Me’ Searches

Is your local business website optimised for ‘near me’ searches? If not you could be missing out on a whole lot of relevant traffic. With the ever-increasing surge in mobile searching and browsing, more and more people are now turning to Google to help them make impulsive decisions on places to go, services nearby and […]

Google testing new subtler Adwords format

I spotted this yesterday but was on the way out of the office so didn’t get a chance to chronicle the change. We know that Google experiments with the way its advertising looks and feels as this is a critical part of Google as a business. Don’t forget that currently, over 90% of all its revenue […]

Facebook launches “Workplace by Facebook”. Will YOUR company “like” it?

After almost 20 months in beta testing, Facebook has quietly launched its new platform that promises to “change the way you work” – Workplace by Facebook. Facebook are making bold claims that this new environment will “connect everyone in your company and turn ideas into action.” Features that colleagues can tap into Facebook are making […]

Don’t be fooled by Domain SEO Service Registration Corp – it’s a scam

UPDATE to Domain SEO Service Registration Corp scam emails: April 2017 [They just keep on coming! There seems to be no end to the tide of emails that these people can churn out. Please read this article and DO NOT give them any money. It will do NOTHING for your website and only serve to […]

Is Google really all about advertising?

In a strange turn of events last month Google appears to have published this message; In a world where everything seems to be for sale, why can’t advertisers buy better position in our search results? The answer is simple. We believe you should be able to trust what you find using Google. From the beginning, […]

What does Google advise when you are looking for an SEO company?

We’ve written before about ‘how to find a good SEO firm’ and despite that article being a couple of years old now, the principles still hold true. But rather than take my word for it, what does Google say about it? Tucked away in Webmaster Tools is some interesting advice on how to choose a […]

Do you know who is watching you online?

As you read this article, you are being watched. Whether you like it or not, it’s a fact of modern life. But do you know who is watching you, and how? And just as importantly, do you know why? We like this infographic from Background Check which shows clearly not only who and why, but […]

Revealed – the secret to ranking number one for any keyword on Google

Do you want to  know the secret to ranking #1 for any keyword at any time? Would you like to know what Google’s ‘secret sauce’ really is? Us too. And as such we’re huge fans of the work done to create this by Sam Applegate. Hat’s off Sam, kudos to you for sharing…..and it’s good […]

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