Category: SEO

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 »

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 »

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Mar232015

“Mobilegeddon” is coming for your website!

Google announces date for mobile friendly algorithm update – 21st April 2015. Mark the date in your calendar. The countdown has begun! Google recently announced that from the 21st April 2015 they will “be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will… Read more »