Website Speed – Has Google Gone Too Far?

It’s just over a year since Google updated it’s algorithm to focus on website load speed as a major ranking factor. Since then it has become more and more important to optimise […]
By : Michelle Symonds | Aug 1, 2019

The Purpose of a Blog Infographic

  This is our simple guide on how to purpose your blog. Check out our other content from our blog.    
By : Jo Jeffries | Jul 31, 2019

Content Marketing Infographic

  This is our simple guide to content marketing. Also check out our podcast and blog post on the same subject.  
By : Jo Jeffries | Jul 30, 2019

Content Marketing Podcast

Why not listen to our podcast about content marketing, it’s less than two minutes long!      
By : Jo Jeffries | Jul 30, 2019

Content Marketing

Good content is essential for establishing a strong online presence, building your brand and growing your business. Content marketing is also the cornerstone of an effective link-building campaign – vital for good […]
By : Jo Jeffries | May 14, 2019

SEO – A Basic Overview

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the process by which your website ranks as highly as possible in the natural search engine results i.e. the unpaid results rather than the pay-per-click adverts. In […]
By : Jo Jeffries | May 14, 2019

Using Instagram for Business to Increase Sales

Every business wants to find more customers, increase sales, develop their brand – and in the digital world that includes having an effective social media presence. An effective social media presence does […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Feb 28, 2019

Keyword Research in 60 seconds

I tried hard to get this quick overview on keyword research down to 60 seconds – just couldn’t do it. But it is only 83 seconds so still won’t take long to […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Nov 4, 2018

Google Decreases Meta Desc Length 6 Months After Increasing It

I feel like I’ve only just got to grips with the longer 300 character meta descriptions, I’ve just about finished updating all my descriptions to be longer when (presumably just to keep […]
By : Michelle Symonds | Jun 1, 2018

The Evolution of the Google Search Landscape

  You’ve probably noticed that the landscape or layout of the Google SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages) have steadily been evolving over time and there are now several parts of that landscape […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Jan 11, 2018

How To Increase Domain Authority of Your Website

If like me you are immersed in the world of SEO then the term “website authority” or “domain authority” is a term frequently bandied about. Some years ago we would judge the […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Nov 20, 2017

The Trouble With Keywords

If you are reading this blog you probably want to increase your knowledge about keywords – most likely because you have an online business and want to improve your rankings for certain […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Aug 30, 2017

Exclude IP Addresses from Google Analytics Data

We all know it is important to interact with our web visitors and potential clients – if they take the trouble to leave a comment on a blog post it’s a good […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Jul 7, 2017

The Power of Fresh New Content for your Website

Sometimes when you are slogging away at digital marketing you can get disheartened when all your hard work takes a long time to produce results and you still see unethical techniques reaping […]
By : Jo Jeffries | May 24, 2017

Can SEO results be guaranteed ?

Google and all the other search engines are always looking for ways to stay ahead of those un-ethical individuals and companies who try to cheat the natural search engine rankings with black-hat […]
By : Jo Jeffries | May 24, 2016

Timing Your Blog Posts to Perfection

There is so much conflicting information out there about when to publish your blog posts for maximum visitor engagement that it is sometimes hard to know when to publish. You probably already […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Feb 21, 2016

“Not Set” on Google Analytics “Queries” Report – What’s Happening?

  I first noticed at the end of September that the keyword/query data that I can normally see when I am checking client data in Google Analytics didn’t look quite the same. […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Oct 26, 2015

60 Second SEO Checklist Video

If you have a limited SEO budget then help yourself to boost your website’s rankings by watching this short video. Small businesses can do plenty of basic on-site SEO checks and many […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Oct 21, 2015

Have You Checked Your Click-Through Rate Lately?

No matter how successful your SEO campaign is there is always room for improvement. Take a client I have been working with for several years now – they have grown from a […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Sep 23, 2015

Persuading Customers to Leave Online Reviews

All businesses could benefit from online reviews because the vast majority of customers are influenced by them, and many places will show star ratings for you in the search listings which also […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Aug 24, 2015

New Google Search Console

In case you missed it, back in May, Google announced it was rebranding it’s Google Webmaster Tools as Google Search Console. It seems mainly because it is not just webmasters who use […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Jun 25, 2015

What Happens if Linking to a Penalised Website?

And They Threaten to “Disavow” Your Website? We all know how important it is to obtain good quality inbound links (backlinks) for our websites that show the search engines that we are […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Jun 16, 2015

Link Profile – What Does Yours Look Like?

If you read my last post you will know that a competitor of one of my clients has recently been penalised by Google because of their link profile – and very dodgy […]
By : Jo Jeffries | May 20, 2015

Synonyms are SEOs best friend

I originally wrote about SEO and synonyms back in 2015 and, although, SEO is generally a fast-paced field, some factors will always remain relevant. This post was updated towards the end of […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Apr 25, 2015

How Organic is Your Organic SEO

I had an interesting discussion with someone today from a Web Design Agency about organic SEO – he was of the view that writing content with the express purpose of gaining links […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Aug 25, 2014

5 Things To Improve Your Organic Rankings But…

Many small businesses know what they could be doing to improve their organic search engine rankings in Google but they just aren’t doing them. This could be down to lack of time […]
By : Jo Jeffries | Jun 25, 2014
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