Last week I looked into if Google counts keywords in URLs to influence rankings for specific keywords and how I was investigating this. The video above, from quite some time ago now (OCT 2015), is John Meuller talking about ‘Internal Links’ and their influence on Google SERPS. we do use internal links to better understand the […]
TLDR: Yes, it looks like it that having keywords in the URL does affect rankings for individual keyword phrases. —————————– **This is the first in a series of posts where I take a look at test result pages and granular signals that affect Google rankings in 2016. I thought starting with the URL slug was a […]
I am not a statistician but I’ve been playing about with metrics from multiple third party data vendors to see if I can build up a decent, normalised picture of relative search and social performance of various sites in a niche. In this preliminary test sample of just over 100 ad agencies, I’ve focused on […]
Many new into SEO today think old school seo was spam. Today’s narrative encourages them to think like that. I do miss that old style seo which – of course – was a lot simpler to deploy. I miss the cavalier approach to seo, and the quick results to be had from it. There was fun to […]
Take care of your 301 redirects….
Is Google censoring autocomplete suggestions in the UK?