Time To Switch Your Website To HTTPS?


Conversion Killer? Google Chrome is preparing to mark HTTP sites as ‘insecure’ to its users.

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Is Google Censoring Negative Predictive Searches in AutoComplete Results?


Is Google censoring autocomplete suggestions in the UK?

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Do You Need Lots of Text To Rank Pages In Google?


Do you need a lot of page text to rank high in Google?

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How To Write SEO-Friendly Web Copy For Google


These are some of my notes for publishing content that will earn high positions in Google.

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Google Penguin Update 2016


SEOs think Google Penguin 4 is finally being tested in the wild.

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How Fast Should A Website Load?


Some notes I keep updated on site speed and how it affects your website rankings in Google.

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Best SEO Tools for 2016


A collection of some of my favourite SEO tools. Quite a few of these have good Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.

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When is the ‘Low’ And ‘Lowest’ Quality Rating Appropriate for a Website?


Google Quality Raters are instructed to mark certain pages as ‘low-quality’. Find out which.

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‘User Experience’ is Not A Ranking Factor But Is Mentioned 16 times in Google Quality Raters Guide


Is User Experience A Ranking Factor?

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Example ‘High Quality’ Ecommerce Site From Google Search Quality Rating Guidelines 2015


This is an example of a ‘high-quality’ site (a product page) taken from the 2015 Google Quality Raters Guide.

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