What Is The Best Screen Size To Design For in 2017?


Is your site prepared for Google’s ‘mobile-first’ index? Here are some notes I have on these search engine rankings changes.

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How Fast Should A Website Load in 2017?


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 2017


A collection of some of my favourite SEO tools, and the best SEO Tools you can buy in 2017.

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Duplicate Content SEO Advice From Google


Pages fare a better chance of getting top rankings in Google when they are original content, but you can use near duplicate content as a ranking strategy.

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Factual SEO: Is Google Censoring Negative Searches about Hillary Clinton?


Is Google censoring autocomplete suggestions for Hillary Clinton?

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The Top 60 Official Google Webmaster Guidelines Documents To Know In 2016


I recently had cause to revisit the ever-expanding Google Webmaster Guidelines documentation. Here is a list of documents you should be aware of if you do SEO in the UK.

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Part 2: Does Google Count Anchor Text In Internal Links? Bonus – A Theory About How A ‘Quality Metric’ Might Be Used By Google


ADVICE WARNING – This is part of a series of SEO ranking tests that look at traditional ranking signals and their effects on SERP positions. I would certainly NOT go and implement sitewide changes to your site based on this or recent posts. WAIT for the series to END so you can make a more […]

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Hire Hobo To Review Your Website


What is a SEO Audit, and How Can It Help Your Business? A technical SEO Audit should clearly highlight the changes that need to be made to your website to meet Google’s demands for a ‘high-quality’ website. We provide that type of analysis, and you can buy a report online. Meeting these demands is the […]

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New Evidence: Does Google Count Keywords in Anchor Text In Internal Links?


ADVICE WARNING – This is part of a series of SEO ranking tests that look at traditional ranking signals and their effects on SERP positions. I would certainly NOT go and implement sitewide changes to your site based on this or other recent posts. WAIT for the series to END so you can make a […]

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Long Term Test: New Evidence – Does Google Count Keywords in A Url?


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 […]

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