Google Penguin 3 Update October 2014


It’s guaranteed you’ll hear a lot about “Penguin 3″ from UK seo experts over the next few months. It’s not something you want to experience for yourself. Here’s my take….

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Observation on Traffic Declines and Ranking Fluctuations in Google SERPS


When can your site be 100% RELEVANT and 100% NOT RELEVANT? When Google flicks a switch…. that’s when.

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Google Censoring Negative Predictive Searches in Celebrity AutoComplete Results in the UK


Is Google censoring autocomplete suggestions on celeb searches in the UK? You decide…

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GONE: Google Authorship Photo Not Showing In Google Search Results Anymore


Google Authorship profile pictures are being removed from Google.co.uk as of today, which is a pity.

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Updated – Linkbuilding Tips For Beginners


I’ve updated my beginner’s guide on link building on the Hobo seo blog – based on my experience on chasing links to improve rankings in Google.co.uk. Is the risk too great to rely on unnatural links in 2014?

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Google Toolbar Pagerank Update History


Despite Google’s Matt Cutts announces that a further PR update in 2013 would be unlikely, it looks as though it has updated one last time in 2013.

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Try Our New Free SEO Training Tool


We’ve made some seo tools recently. Here’s a little free tool for you to check on some important elements of your search engine optimisation efforts.

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10 Things I Care More About Than Google Plus Votes


Do Google Plus votes have a positive impact on search engine rankings? Not likely. Here’s ten things I would focus on Instead.

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What Does Google Mean By A Level Playing Field?


What about the people optimizing really hard and doing a lot of SEO. We don’t normally pre-announce changes but there is something we are working in the last few months and hope to release it in the next months or few weeks. We are trying to level the playing field a bit. All those people […]

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Verdict: A ‘Prolonged, Sustained’ Sin Bin For Google Manual Actions On Artificial Links


The penalty box (sometimes called the sin bin, bad box, or simply bin) is the area in ice hockey, rugby league, rugby union and some other sports where a player sits to serve the time of a given penalty, for an offense not severe enough to merit outright expulsion from the contest. If… Google identifies you have unnatural links pointing at your site, and a […]

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