How Many Words In ALT Text For Google?


Here are some observations I’ve made (looking at Google.co.uk) and research I have picked up along the way about optimising ALT Attribute Text.

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Page Title Tag Best Practice for Google


Ranking in the UK Google in 2015 is about SO MUCH more than just optimising one element of a page, but the Page Title Tag (or more accurately the HTML Title Element) is still – arguably – the most important on page seo element to address on any web page. Here’s some notes I have been keeping…

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SEO Meta Tags Best Practices


Ranking in Google these days is more to do with RELEVANCE, REPUTATION and POPULARITY than meta tag optimisation, but meta tags, when used properly can still be useful in a number of areas out with just ranking pages. Here’s some notes I keep updated…

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Google Panda: Making High Quality Websites in 2015


My notes on Google Panda for seo in the UK. The Panda algorithm and Google’s focus on User Experience changed how search engine optimisation is done forever.

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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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John Mueller’s Webmaster Help Hangout


Here’s some notes on seo I took from the recent Google Webmaster Hangout with John Mueller. John is a Google Webmaster Trends Analyst in Switzerland.

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Updated: SEO For Beginners


If you like Hobo and found our posts useful, please ‘like’ our page on Facebook :) If you are new to SEO, I hope you’ll find my updated ‘beginners guide’ to search engine optimisation of use. Please share if you do :)

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Create Unique Meta Descriptions For Scraper Sites Benefit Only


Here’s an old school geeky test set to illustrate something I’ve long wondered about. A post on the run of the mill, natural text meta description. Google has said for years “create unique meta descriptions”. If you follow that advice to the letter – all you are doing is giving somebody else free text for their spam site. […]

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CONFIRMED: 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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