Back Link Tool Wars – AHrefs vs Majestic SEO


(An apology to email subscribers. A slight bug in the system (me) sent you this post again today instead of the new post I had planned. Sorry. I’ll do the new one tomorrow.) PS – We’re also in the process of updating our new seo tutorial for beginners 2013.   The ‘AHrefs vs Majestic SEO […]

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SEO Wp Bot Tracker Plugin for WordPress


UPDATED APRIL 2012 NOW TRACKS GOOGLE, BING, KEYWORDS, REFERRERS & 404 Pages. Marty just updated our simple WordPress plugin we made a few years ago – which you can install on self-hosted WordPress blogs. It nows also tracks the crawling activity of BingBot, as well as GoogleBot, and it will also tell you which keywords were used to find your site. We tested it […]

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Best SEO Company Results in Google UK


Fact 1. The UK is now in recession. You may be thinking of employing a seo company to help you optimise your site. You might even think about searching Google for “best seo company” (if you don’t know any better)….. Fact 2 – Google just applied the Penguin update to its natural listings. There are […]

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Website Lost Rankings In Google? Tell Google


Google has a name for the new update it released earlier in the week – PENGUIN. Penguin was supposed to target ‘webspam’, but in fact, nuked a lot of other types of websites, and apparently, a lot of websites that have not been involved in any ‘link-schemes’, for instance. Read this first though: My advice to […]

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Webspam Update – AKA Google Penguin Update


That’s a quote btw from possibly the hottest forum on the web at the moment…..(EDIT – about the Google Penguin Update or Google Webspam update, as it turned out, that affected A LOT of webmasters – not just the type Google would label webspammers). Google has dropped the nuke If Google didn’t win the war today…. they certainly dropped […]

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Negative SEO – How To Check For A Link Based Attack


The basic premise of links based negative seo is that a competitor can use it against you to destroy your rankings in Google’s organic serps. Google has went some way to offering webmasters a way to disavow unnatural links you may be worried about, but there is still a lot of controversy as to why […]

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Is Your Website Sinking Like The Titanic in Google Due To Unnatural Links?


If you work in search marketing, unless you have been living under a rock, you’ll be no doubt aware of the hundreds of thousands of webmaster messages that Google sent out basically telling people Google knows about your crap links and it’s going to do something about it. Well, a lot of chatter in webmaster […]

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3 Natural Organic Listings – Is This The Future of SEO for Google?


I’ve been seeing this more and more over here in the UK the last week or so – and I wonder if it could be a glimpse of the not two distant future. I tried a few random searches – this serps for ‘office cleaning services’ was interesting. The other day when I was presented […]

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EU Privacy Directive – Google Analytics Cookies Minimally Intrusive & Unlikely To Get You Into Trouble


Worried about the new EU Privacy directive, cookies and what it means for Google Analytics on your website? There’s been some new clarification today from the UK Government. “We talked about cookies (how could we not?) but we didn’t get hung up on them – other relevant technologies e.g. HTML5 Local Storage and web beacons […]

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Topseos Review | The Complaints Awards 2012


(This is an archive about posts on Topseos over the years, and is all 100% professional opinion. As one of the companies “rated” *cough cough* in the past, I think I have a right to comment on it and ‘rate them’ tho I did a bit more work than them so I now rank for […]

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