Category SEO

July 29, 2016

On April 20th, 2012 wrote on the subject of Datadial,Industry News,SEO.

Over-optimisation: too much of a “good” thing? »

So, what’s the problem? Nothing, if you haven’t been massively over-zealous about how well optimised your website is. Being vigilant and up to date isn’t a problem, the issue Google is trying to fix relates to those link-fiends who have over-used their ‘white hat’ so much so, that is has turned a miserable shade of […]

On March 7th, 2012 wrote on the subject of Industry News,Off Topic,SEO.

Does Google Places Trust Their Citation Sources Too Much? »

Barry from Search Engine Roundtable posted an interesting find from a Google Webmaster Central forums post. The OP pointed out that PC World (a leading electronics chain in the UK) is ranking with “Mothercare” (a leading baby/parenting chain in the UK) as it’s title in search results for the term ‘PC World teeside park’:   […]

On December 6th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Industry News,SEO.

SEO Industry Survey Results [Infographic] »

A few weeks ago we asked a few folks on Twitter to complete a short (okay, maybe not that short) 22 question survey, looking specifically at the business side to working in SEO. We asked the all important questions, including: Where are you based? What kind of business are you? How many people work in […]

On October 25th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Datadial,Internet,Internet Marketing,SEO.

How to ‘Think Link’ »

Image Source | Featured Image Are you aware just how many kinds of links that are relevant to building the Page Rank of your own website? Are you convinced that  mindlessly spamming Joe Bloggs’ blog (see what I did there?  Ha! ;-) ) with comments totally unrelated to the topic at hand, in hopes to receive […]

On October 24th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Internet Marketing,Online Marketing,SEO.

The Importance Of The Long Tail – 16% Of Searches Have NEVER been Typed-In Before »

Google claim that 16% of more than a billion queries entered every day have never been seen before may sound hard to believe, but perhaps a closer look at how people search online is warranted first.  450 billion new, unique queries have been handled by Google since 2003. All of this begs the question what […]

On October 20th, 2011 wrote on the subject of E-commerce,Online Marketing,SEO.

Google Trusted Stores »

Trusted Stores is an ecommerce certification program that Google launched early in October. The idea behind the program is that it will give people more assurance in buying from online retailers. At the moment the program is still in beta those ecommerce stores that attain Google qualification will be able to add a badge to […]

On August 25th, 2011 wrote on the subject of SEO.

Google’s hidden text in Google Plus posts- a violation of their own guidelines? »

I’ve been playing about a bit with Google Plus posts this morning, and with the recent share of Vic Gundotra’s Icon Ambulance post I know a lot of people have been viewing the same page that led me to dig a little deeper into Google Plus pages. Take a look at the source code of the […]

On August 24th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Datadial,Hosting,Inspiration,Internet,SEO,Software,Usability,Web Technology.

Why your website isn’t as fast as it should be… »

Image source Imagine… …a wheelbarrow in an open field that you drag along every day filling it with this and that – each thing you add to it has some significance and some use. Now imagine you never empty the wheelbarrow. Each day, not only do the things you found the week before now lie […]