SEO | Guest Bloggers, Are they Safe?

SEO WARNING: Do you get unsolicited requests from people you have never met asking if they can write guest posts for you? Be careful because they may have an ulterior motive which could get your website banished from the Google Index and search results. Black-Hat link marketing agencies are more prevalent than you think and are adept at disguising who they are and what their real intentions are! Some guest bloggers do more harm than good, either by design or by accident. Don't panic just yet! Most guest bloggers are known to you, are trusted … [Read more...]

SEO | Apply Common Sense When Passing PageRank

Your Website or Blog’s standing in Google search results is measured in part by an analysis of other website’s and blogs which link to your website or blog. The relevance, quality and quantity of these links influence’s your website ranking. Other Websites linking to your website hopefully do so in context to the subject matter of your website; if they do, then they are indicating the quality and relevance of your content and are advocating you for what you do. This is a great benefit when done naturally and freely. If you write way out of context … [Read more...]

Why do we feel guilty when we have to say No!

This is a very common scenario for us: We receive many requests from potential clients asking for advice which they think is simple, quick and easy, when in reality the request requires the attention of an experienced developer and SEO practitioner to answer the question's posed. Here's an example. Hi Mick - We have a website but we don’t seem to get enough visitors, can you have a quick look at our website and advise us on SEO and other ways to get more visitors to our website? The question is honest and well-meaning but…. My answer has to be as … [Read more...]

The Pay Per Click Ads That You Don’t Have To Pay For!

Search Engine Marketing Does Not Start with PPC!! In recent years, the humble Meta Description has been through the SEO rumour mill more than all the other web page elements put together. From ‘does it or doesn’t it matter’ to keyword density myths and endless debate over character count...it’s been battered, bruised and misrepresented in chat room, blog and podium. So, time to set the record straight and share a killer tactic or three... Rumour #1: Meta Descriptions don’t count Oh yes they do! OK, it’s true that Google doesn’t factor the … [Read more...]

The online marketing genius that is Mick Say!

Website Development and Search Engine Optimisation. The best way to sum up Mick Say and The Web Business Builder is “The online marketing genius” This is no overstatement, Mick has so much knowledge on Google search term optimisation you will think he wrote the software himself! I own a small but rapidly growing roofing company in Kent. I previously had a website with little more than two pages bringing very little work in. Since Mick has created my visually pleasing and informative website my phone has not stopped ringing. The jobs that come … [Read more...]

If you want a top performing business website…

Search Engine Optimisation If you want a successful business web site, you need visitors and then to get the purchase conversions from the visit. However, if you are relying to get visitors from the web, you need to be on the first page of the relevant keywords of the search engines. If you are not, you are probably struggling with getting visitors. This in turns adds to issues to the performance of the web site. With these issues, I have been looking for a web designer with a business background and expertise in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) in … [Read more...]

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