Author: Prachi

Prachi is a graduate of Mumbai University and has been part of the teclan team for over ten years. As a Google Certified Partner she has a wealth of experience in all areas of SEO, PPC and Google Analytics.

Mar142016

Google Search Console – the free data source

Google Search Console, previously known as Google Webmaster Tools, is a free service offered by Google to help site owners monitor, maintain their site’s performance and visibility in Google’s search index. There are many benefits of using the Search Console including: 1. It is free; providers usually charge for such in depth data 2. You… Read more »

Jan72016

The rise of conversational queries

Something that will have an impact on Internet search this year is the mobile-search and the rise of personal assistants like Siri and Cortana. As more and more people are using mobile phones for their searches, and using these assistants, conversational queries will also become more important. Conversational queries are the types of questions a… Read more »

Dec102015

This penguin can make you dance!

Google Penguin 4.0 – real-time update Google has been rolling out several algorithms to make sure that the results they produce for their users are genuine, accurate, really useful and spam free. We have discussed previous Google updates in other blog posts, but the entire SEO community is discussing and waiting in anticipation the arrival… Read more »

Filed under: SEO

Sep252015

Time for a Christmas clean of your website’s backlink profile

  Previously penalised websites may be banned forever from Google results if they’re found to be violating Google guidelines. The Google Webmaster Blog released a post recently (http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.co.uk/), where they mentioned that if a website previously penalised for bad or spammy linking practices is found to be violating the Google Webmaster Guidelines again, it might… Read more »

Filed under: SEO

Oct172014

The Disavow Tool from Google – does it really work?

Google penalises websites that violate their Google Webmaster Policies. In other words, it does not like sites that have no content, duplicate content or thin content (Panda Updates) and the sites that previously used spam techniques for link building purposes (Penguin Updates). If you have used these methods, it is likely you will see your ranking being… Read more »

Filed under: SEO

Sep292014

Protect your site from Google’s strict penalties

Search engine optimisation is an important part of your Digital Marketing strategy and Google organic traffic is a very important source of traffic and revenue for many businesses. There are two types of traffic channels associated with Google: Google Adwords/Google Pay Per Click: You pay for each click/visit received, and Google Organic (aka Google SEO… Read more »