February, 2014

6 Black Hat SEO Techniques That Are Killing Your Website

By |SEO|

As business owners we all want to get to the top of Google right? We want to be the first company potential customers call when they are searching online. But at what cost? Google has released a series of updates over the past few years that has rendered certain SEO techniques not only useless, but they can get your site removed from Google completely. The infographic below from SEO.com gives you 6 black hat SEO tactics that could be killing your website. […]

How to Use Social Media to Improve Your SEO

By |SEO, Social media|

With the rise of social networking sites Google has started to take social sharing signals into account when ranking your website. On Twitter they look at how many tweets and retweets a URL has received and the authority of the accounts tweeting those links. For Facebook and Google plus they look at how many +1’s and likes a URL receives and likewise for the other sites like Pinterest and LinkedIn. The infographic below from Quicksprout shows you how getting your website shared more on social media can improve your SEO and place you higher on Google. […]

January, 2014

December, 2013

October, 2013

The 3 Rules of SEO You MUST Follow

By |SEO|

SEO used to be easy – you could pay less than £100 for thousands of links, stuff a load of keywords on your site and see instant results – Those days are gone! Google has introduced wave after wave of Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird algorithm updates aimed at combating web spam and making sure they deliver the best results it can to those searching on the internet. Below is an infographic from Raka Creative that highlights 3 new rules of SEO all website owners must follow if they want to survive these recent updates. We’ve highlighted the most important bits below: […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Google Authorship and Author Rank

By |Content marketing, SEO, Social media|

Google’s SEO guidelines are clear: Create great content that people will naturally want to share and link to.  Blogging is one of the most widely used form of creating content and Authorship is Google’s way of recognising and rewarding writers and blog owners for the content they create. The infographic below from Internet Marketing Inc gives you an introduction to Google Authorship, the advantages it offers and some tips on how to make the most of it. […]

June, 2013

SEO: A Complete List Of Google’s 200 Ranking Factors

By |SEO|

SEO is the process of improving a websites ranking on the natural (unpaid) listings on Google. There are a number of factors Google considers when deciding where to rank a site both on your website and externally. Backlinko have put together this handy infographic which shows a complete list of the on-site and off-site factors Google uses to rank a website. […]