Category: SEO

Dec142016

Google Analytics

If you have a website for your business, you must be marketing it so that people know it is there. A list of the main areas your marketing efforts will focus on will probably look something like this: Getting new business Converting visitors into buyers Retaining customers Generating leads But how do you know if… Read more »

Nov92016

Google is now indexing the mobile pages of websites

In April last year we experienced “Mobilegeddon” when Google started to change their search algorithms to give preference to websites that were deemed “mobile friendly”. Google then announced in May this year that the AdWords platform was going to be revamped by 2017 to be “Mobile First“, making mobile ads the primary focus rather than… Read more »

Sep272016

Penguin 4.0 – Finally Released

Google has officially confirmed that the long-awaited Penguin 4.0 update is being rolled out. Webmasters and SEO professionals have been anxiously waiting for this for a long time – since December 2015. As with all Google search updates, it is sure to bring good news for some websites, and bad news for others. So what… Read more »

Aug242016

Google to penalise websites that use intrusive pop-up adverts

Interstitials are ads that appear while a chosen website or page is downloading (generally known as pop-up ads), and like other types of advertising on the web, they can often be misused. As you may already know Google rewards websites that have good, relevant content which helps towards your organic rankings. That content still gets… Read more »

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 »

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