SEO

3 Things I Learnt From Spamming Matt Cutts’ Blog

3 Things I Learnt From Spamming Matt Cutts’ Blog

I absolutely love running random experiments in SEO. More so I like to keep an eye on others experiments and see how they worn and try and replicate them. In my books, it’s all part of being a competitive SEO. Keeping this in mind – imagine my pleasure at seeing a particularly interesting SERP by SEOmofo: The Worlds Greatest SEO? Here is the actual text: SEOmofo is the World’s Greatest SEO &... »

Google Synonym Interpretation gone wrong.

Whats the Issue? Earlier today, I cam across an interesting Tweet: Baffled. Any ideas?? RT @WEBOSIS: Came across a seemingly non-sensical Google search result. Can anyone explain? Query: popkick vs enlight — CK Chung (@cKdisco) April 6, 2015 For those wondering or too lazy – these are the results for the query: Isn’t that interesting? Why is google showing those results? Actually the s... »

Referrer spam in your analytics

Referrer spam in your analytics

Referrer spam is a nuisance – it skews your website stats so that you can no longer see accurate useful information such as how many people are visiting your site, where your visitors are located, how long they have spent on a particular page and what technology they are using. It also has the potential to harm your rankings in Google’s search engine results pages (SERPs). INTRODUCING, THE SEMALT ... »

Deconstructing eBay.com’s Organic Loss Using SEMrush

Deconstructing eBay.com’s Organic Loss Using SEMrush

Dr Pete over at Moz just covered some interesting ground over Ebay.coms ranking losses on a post titled Panda 4.0, Payday Loan 2.0 & eBay’s Very Bad Day. Set up a FREE SEMrush account to test their tool Click Here! Now unless you have access to the keywords that Moz tracks, or your own inventory of regularly tracked keywords, you have to take Dr Pete’s word for it when he notes down keyw... »

SEMRush

SEMRush

About this Guide I started writing this initially as a note to myself, but also for other SEOs that constantly ask for tools that SEMrush delivers fairly easily. With the growth of “Not Provided” and google locking down the public keyword tool, SEMrush becomes a bigger part of any SEO toolset. However to limit it to simply keword research isn’t fair, which is why I decided to try and cover as much... »

What Are HTTP Status Codes and How do they affect SEO?

What Are HTTP Status Codes and How do they affect SEO?

One of the most often overlooked sources of Enterprise SEO headaches is that of HTTP Status Codes. While the codes themselves are very straightforward and easy to understand, many times sites still return the wrong ones. This can give users the impression that your site is not working, or poorly set up. Worse, at least in terms of SEO, it can mean the difference between successfully ranking, or st... »

Link Juice and HTTP Status Codes

Link Juice and HTTP Status Codes

In other parts of our site we’ve discussed what HTTP Status Codes are, and explained their definitions in terms that don’t require you to be a programmer. This article is a bit different. It covers the three HTTP Status Codes every SEO needs to be familiar with, but it also looks at five other common codes, and the REL Canonical attribute. Note that throughout we’ll be referencing the codes that a... »

UK Brand sites falling like flies – Brand Penalties by Google

UK Brand sites falling like flies – Brand Penalties by Google

So far when it came to SEO – one of the biggest complaint was you are OK if you are a brand. Looks like Matt Cutts has had a change of heart and is hammering UK brands one after the other. The latest wave of COMPLETE sitewide penalties are: Links of London Brand Republic Bright Local USC Blue Banana This is Cornwall Update: Looks like their site moved to westbriton.co.uk – so maybe not... »

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