February, 2014

14 Ways to Spot a Bad SEO Company Who Will Only Screw Your Website Up

February 28th, 2014|SEO|

There are thousands of companies out there offering SEO services which claim to boost your ranking on Google. We receive 10+ emails per day offering to get us onto the first page (even though we already are). How do you know which ones are any good though? The infographic below from Digivate gives you 14 ways to spot a bad SEO company and 7 ways to spot a good one. […]

14 Black Hat SEO Techniques You Should Stop Using Immediately

February 27th, 2014|SEO|

In the SEO world the techniques we use to improve our website ranking can usually be classed as either Black Hat or White Hat. You can probably guess which are good and which are bad in the eyes of Google? The infographic below from The Marketing Zen Group gives you 14 Black Hat SEO techniques you should stop using and 12 White Hat techniques to use instead. […]

11 Types of Content You Should be Creating to Boost Your SEO

February 21st, 2014|Content marketing, SEO|

One of the major factors Google uses to determine where to rank your website is your external links. The more relevant links from authoritative domains you have, the higher you will be placed (in theory). Google no longer allows you to manipulate the rankings by buying or building these links though, they want you to earn them by creating content that people will naturally want to link to and share instead. But what content should you be creating? This handy infographic from SEO.com gives you 11 types of content you should be creating to start earning links and building your SEO. […]

Beat Your Competitors to 70% of Your Keywords With This One SEO Trick

February 19th, 2014|SEO|

When optimising a website most business owners and SEO companies will try to achieve rankings for a short and concise search term. However, over 70% of all search queries are for longer terms which are less competitive but highly specific. One of the most popular types comes in the form of a question. For example: “How do I get my website onto the first page of Google”. Long tail SEO is the process of targeting these types of phrases and the infographic below from HitTail shows you just how to do that. […]

SEO: How to Tell if The Links You’re Building Are Good For Your Site

February 18th, 2014|SEO|

Hopefully you already know that one of the ways to move up the Google rankings is to increase the number of websites that link to you. Not all links are created equal in Google’s eyes though which means some are good and some are not so good. A survey by Orange Line asked 501 SEO professionals how they assess a link and how they evaluate the value in a potential link partner. The results have been put together in the infographic below. […]

One Major Website Issue That Could be Costing You Money

February 14th, 2014|SEO|

How fast is your website? Did you know that having a slow website could negatively affect your position in Google search? The infographic below from Quicksprout shows you just how your page load time affects your Google rankings. When Google ranks slow sites people use Google less so If your site takes longer than 3 seconds to load you need to be taking a look at the info below and figuring out ways to make your site faster. […]

12 Steps to Create the Perfectly Optimised Webpage

February 14th, 2014|SEO|

We all want to get to the top of Google – its pretty obvious that the higher you are the more traffic you’ll receive and more leads and sales you’ll generate. But how exactly do you achieve this? The infographic below from Backlinko gives you 12 ways to optimise your webpages and fire yourself up the Google search engine rankings. […]

3 Google Updates that Determine the Success of Your Website

February 14th, 2014|SEO|

Google has released 3 major updates in the past few years: Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird. Sounds like they’re running a zoo over there doesn’t it? Well that’s the theme of this handy infographic from Prestige Marketing. It gives you a brief overview of what each update is for and how it can affect the placing of your website in Google search. […]

Generate 97% More Leads With This One Trick

February 12th, 2014|SEO|

Did you know companies with blogs generate 97% more leads? Well according to QuickSprout they do. It’s one of the key messages from the infographic below which highlights how a content marketing strategy can improve your SEO and help more customers find you. Other key points include websites with blogs have 434% more indexed pages making it more likely for them to appear in Google searches and content rich sites generate 97% more inbound links. Take a look at the infographic for more stats: […]

4 SEO Techniques You Must Stop Using Immediately

February 12th, 2014|SEO|

Google has been clamping down hard on website owners lately with a wave of zoo like updates and penalties. Some websites have dropped from the first page down to the 10th or been removed from the index completely. If you’ve been using shady techniques and haven’t been hit yet no doubt your time will come. But what are these shady techniques? Well, this really cool infographic from Infaweb gives you 4 examples of SEO techniques you should stop using immediately. […]