Archive for October, 2011

Bing and Mobile Search

Sometimes it can feel like we don’t pay attention to any other Search Engine but Google. As we have said in a previous blog, Google is the main market share holder in the Search game, but that does not mean we should totally exclude other Search Engines from notice. Bing for instance, is still in […]

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Facebook Targeted Ads

What’s Targeted Facebook ads got to do with anything? Or even, what does Facebook itself have to do with anything? I hear you say. Well here’s a bit of info on Facebook and what this Social Medium can mean for businesses and marketing strategy. Firstly, let me just make clear what Social Media is: Social […]

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Google+ for Google Apps Accounts

Google announced yesterday that Google Apps users will be able to have Google + Accounts. That means that Google Apps users will have access to all the features that Google+ user’s have. I started a Google+ account on my personal Gmail address some time ago but haven’t really used it to any great extent. I […]

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Google Monopolises Search – Is This Bad?

Over the past couple of years there have been serious debates going on in the SEO world concerning the market share which Google so clearly enjoys. It is no secret that over the past years Google has sprinted ahead of it’s Search competitors, Bing and Yahoo, and taken the lead in the Search game. Isn’t […]

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Google Secure Search

Google has announced that they are making searches made on, ‘google.com’ secure by default if you are signed into a Google Account. What this means is that when users search from ‘google.com’ while logged into their Google account their search query will be encrypted. Without being too geeky this means that you, as a website […]

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Blogging’s Effect on SEO

  An interesting combination which might make you think, ‘What on earth do they have in common’ but you see they are becoming more and more connected. Blogging could be something to think about for your business. It is a more Social aspect of SEO and comes with many benefits which include:   1. Company’s […]

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Google Panda Updates Yet Again!

  Google‘s at it again and has sent out yet another Panda update. The Panda update history so far is as follows: Panda 2.5 on September 28th Panda 2.4 in August Panda 2.3 on around July 22nd. Panda 2.2 on June 18th or so. Panda 2.1 on May 9th or so. Panda 2.0 on April […]

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Why Is Content Relevant to SEO?

This is a valid question and needs a good answer. As the web continues to grow there are more and more sites and therefore more and more content available to users. Unfortunately, along with the good, there is the bad. It is quite common, now, to come across sites with hardly any content. What’s there […]

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What is a Web site Audit?

So, I like to think of a Web site Audit as a test for a Web site, or better yet, a Web site MOT. The MOT is laid out to include Site Architecture, Incoming Links, Search Friendly URLs, Site Map, Site Speed, Meta Tags, Crawl Errors, Keyword Research and Content, to name a few. This […]

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Google Analytics – Real-Time Updates

Exciting news from Google came recently in the form or an announcement about analytics. With the tag-line: What’s happening on your site right now? Google have announced that analytics will start rolling out the new feature which allows real-time updates onto the analytics platform. This is a fantastic innovation from Google which is not only […]

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