Firstly, huge congratulations go to Barack Obama for a second win in the US Election, made this blog writer feel a sense of happiness about our American brethren… However, how did Obama get there? With a super-storm disrupting the campaign trail and a large amount of public appearances from both parties, what was the tipping […]… Read Article
Google’s regular changes are something that can easily go unnoticed, as there is a definite air of non-transparency at Google and typically you won’t even see their influence on your pages. It can take a fair while to figure out what exactly a specific change is doing or has done and with over 300 changes […]… Read Article
Well, after an unfortunate encounter where I accidentally installed MyWebSearch onto my home computer (which, might I remind you all, is a bad idea), I’ve realised how much I actually appreciate the more popular search engines. It’s no surprise as to who the top spot will go to, but let’s humour ourselves and pretend that […]… Read Article
Where would we be without search engines? The internet would be an absolute nightmare and about as effective as searching for a single book in a library of a billion books – of course we have all our favourite domains to surf on, such as www.facebook.com and www.twitter.com, but how do we find them? Now, […]… 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
It appears that searches from Apple’s new iOS 6 operating system have been rendered temporarily invisible to analytics because Google has been unexpectedly thrown a curveball by how Apple has chosen to route the searches. As we have previously discussed, Google now offers two types of encrypted search, one of which “SSL search” is now […]… Read Article
It might seem like an everyday part of life now, but I’m sure that everyone reading this will remember a time before the internet – a time clouded by radio times, Ceefax, VHS and… Encyclopaedias! However, ever since the internet became widely available to the public and we were introduced to the melodic tones of […]… Read Article
Ever wanted to know how Google’s ranking works? Well the YouTube channel for GoogleWebmasterHelp recently uploaded a video detailing the processes that Google uses to rank its search results… according to Matt Cutts, anyway. It should be noted that this video is actually around 8 months old, and there have been some major algorithmic updates […]… Read Article
It’s that time again – Google has rolled out another update designed to spot unnatural link profiles and black-hat tactics, and punish them accordingly, whether with lost rankings or the dreaded Google Webmaster Tools notice. In yet another panic, we’ve already seen frantic bloggers and forum posts declaring that ‘SEO is dead’ and the sky […]… Read Article