Nov172017

Migrating to HTTPS from HTTP: Top Tips for a successful migration. Don’t lose out on your SEO!

Here is a quick recap of what HTTP protocol is and why sites should use it? What is HTTPS? HTTPS is being used for communication over Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with an ‘S’ at the end that stands for ‘Secure.’ Adopting HTTPS, you provide your users with three key layers of protection: Authentication – provides a guarantee… Read more »

Nov172017

Altering Google search results for the region you need.

Google searches now show results specifically from the region you are in. When performing Search Engine Optimisation I often use the various Google country Top Level Domains for searching. For example, if I want to search how a site is performing in Australia,  I will use google.au; for New Zealand I will use google.co.nz and… Read more »

May292017

Protect your blog or forum from user-generated spam

On 27th January 2017 Google made a very important announcement on how to protect your site from user-generated spam. This was another step showing that they are committed to providing quality search results and that they are also prepared to help genuine websites be a part of the quality results. What is user-generated spam? We… Read more »