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Search Engine and Flash

By • Dec 8th, 2011 • Category: SEO Advice

One of the questions we are constantly asked about is the use of Flash (particularly on the home page). Jonathan Hochman has an interesting article on this topic. Here is an extract. Search-Friendly Flash Search engines have the ability to read Flash files and extract text and links. In particular, Google and Adobe announced a […]



Effect of the recent update of Google farmer and Panda update

By • May 16th, 2011 • Category: SEO Advice

Google makes continuous adjustments to its algorithms and thus there has been a recent big change in its search results. As a result, the webmasters of the numerous sites will have to change some of their search engine optimization or SEO strategies. Otherwise, they will lag behind many others who are already up now in […]



Yoasts WordPress SEO plugin

By • May 10th, 2011 • Category: SEO Advice

Yoast WordPress SEO plugin We have been impressed with All in One SEO and the Ultimate SEO plugins and have been watching the development of the Yoast WordPress SEO plugin. I think it is time to get off the wall and recommend the Yoast WordPress SEO plugin. Although the interface needs improvement for beginners, the […]



More Panda Update Advice from Google

By • May 9th, 2011 • Category: SEO Advice

Panda Update Have you been affected by Google’s Panda / Farmer update? Obviously, this has had far reaching affect, and Google feels obliged to offer more advice. If you cannot answer “yes” to the following questions then your site might be hit by this update and subsequent updates as this is rolled out across the […]



Worried about using URL Shorteners?

By • May 4th, 2011 • Category: SEO Advice

URL Shorteners URL shortening is a technique on the World Wide Web in which a URL may be made substantially shorter in length and still re-direct to the required page. This is typically achieved by using an HTTP Redirect on a domain name that is short, which links to the web page that has a […]



SEO Rankings Update

By • Apr 6th, 2011 • Category: SEO Advice

One of our most trusted partners is seoMOZ – their data and material is always excellent. So when they release findings, you should take note! Here are their preliminary findings for 2011.   Facebook + Twitter are Big. Even if you don’t believe that it’s having a major impact on the rankings directly, the correlation shows […]



How did you fare with Google “Farmer” Update

By • Mar 14th, 2011 • Category: SEO Advice

Google Farmer Update Now that the dust has settled on the latest major Google algorithm update – referred to as the “Farmer” update – how are you faring post the Google Farmer Update? It seems that sites with quality and original content have seen improved rankings whereas those with duplicate content have bombed.  “Adsense” sites […]



Google’s SEO Tips Video

By • Oct 26th, 2010 • Category: SEO Advice

Only just come across this video produced by the Google team including Matt Cutts and Vanessa Fox in June 2010. SEO Video: Content Over an hour long with tips for SEO beginners through to SEO veterans. Matt and the team review real sites and highlight issues, and suggest SEO improvements, content tips and even design. […]



Twitter a SEO Research Tool? Really!

By • Mar 5th, 2010 • Category: SEO Advice

Another top class video from SeoMoz ….this is about using Twitter as a tool for SEO. Yes, you can see trends and predict good article titles and when to publish them. Also learn about the ‘Query Deserves Freshness’ factor in the Google algorithm. The free trend tool mentioned in the video is Trendistic.



Is the order of Links on a page important?

By • Feb 5th, 2010 • Category: SEO Advice

Link order on a page – there has been a persistent rumour that the 1st link on a page is the MOST important. Straight from the horse’s mouth, Matt Cutts (Google): Surprised?