In the online world, it can be easy to get sucked into the mindset that Google is the ‘big cheese’ which has to be kept happy if your website is to enjoy any degree of visibility. This conclusion can be an obvious one to come to when you consider that Google.com and Google.co.uk’s share of […]… Read Article
What do a panda and a penguin have in common? Other than beginning with ‘p’, they also share the same digital presence – in the form of the infamous algorithm updates, courtesy of Google. While the updates go by the moniker of well-loved creatures, unfortunately these animal-themed updates are often met with confusion and dread […]… Read Article
Yesterday saw the first DigiHood event take place, in the trendy neighbourhood of Manchester’s Northern Quarter – and it didn’t disappoint. The brainchild of our very own Chris Langan, he decided to create a meetup for like-minded digital marketing experts based in Manchester; in the hope of broadening their professional horizons as well as establishing […]… Read Article
Manchester has long been the home of an innovative idea – mention the greats of Alan Turing and Sir John Alcock, and it’s not surprising to see why this city has become one of the most coveted locations in the UK. That’s why as we sat in the award-winning eco-inspired headquarters of Manchester Metropolitan University’s […]… Read Article
Anyone and everyone with access to a computer nowadays is likely to be familiar with the term ‘blogging’. In fact, many of us even have our own blog or contribute to an existing blog, and those who don’t write themselves happily spend hours reading, liking, commenting on and sharing other blogs. If you ask those […]… Read Article
Everyone will have heard the saying that ‘content is king’ in the world of SEO, but the fact is that content alone isn’t good enough anymore. In the past, simply creating a high-quality piece of content and following Google’s rules in terms of white hat SEO could improve a site’s rankings, but Google is now […]… Read Article
Both are integral to a sustained off-site SEO campaign but which is the most powerful, useful and effective? Before I go any further, I should state that I understand authority and social sharing can go hand in hand, but generally you’ll find shareable content mainly involves pictures or amusing lists, whilst authority is relevant and […]… Read Article
Content, content, content. That seems to be all I ever talk about – you could say I’m never contented, but don’t because it’s just silly. My first foray into SEO, a good 2 years ago now, was as a content writer at a different company, producing news, blogs and the occasional article on all varieties […]… Read Article
I have reflected recently on the frequency with which words like ‘content’ and ‘value’ are being used. I googled, one by one, content, value, and “valuable content” (the last one was in double quotes, as an exact match). The results as per Google.com may be surprising or not, but here goes: Content – 1,480,000,000 results. […]… Read Article