Check How Website Looks in Different Versions Of Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox & Safari Browsers


Check How Website Looks in Different Versions Of Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Android & Safari Browsers Site owners and beginners to web design should know from the start that your site will not and cannot look the same in all browsers and operating systems and some visitors on certain devices will run into some sort […]

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How To Get To Number 1 On Google Without Breaking The Rules


Replacing something that’s genuine, aged and valuable with something similar but ultimately a poor copy of what is already available is not without it’s perils. And if you try to force Google’s hand where it is ranking sites, Google DOES have a big surprise in store for you. The ‘rules’ clearly state (in 2016), that […]

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Google Ignores Link Title Attributes, Acronym & ABBR Tags?


Recently I discussed a few observations about how Google treats certain elements of a page – a meta description test and keyword in the uri test. The test page itself has a few other points of interest: Does Google Count The Acronym Tag? As usual, I look at what I rank for, in this case […]

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Inverclyde MP David Cairns On Twitter


Politician & MP for Inverclyde David Cairns recently visited the Hobo offices for a few hours, and during that time I pointed out to him something called Twitter. Since then, I see him in my stream clearly engaging with folks via his Twitter account, so I asked him a few questions about Social Media’s impact […]

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Joomla Or WordPress – Which CMS Is Best?


Which CMS is better for SEO purposes (and general maintenance) between Joomla and Wordpress?

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How Much Does A Website Cost?


How Much Does A Website Cost? The 64,000 dollar website design and development question. How much does it cost to make a website in the UK today? I get asked this everyday, and the answer is it differs, depending on your requirements. We can create websites from as little as £250 and the most expensive website we create retails at […]

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What I’ve Learned About Corporate Blogging


I get asked what’s a blog and how to blog all the time, as if I know. I have been blogging since 2006 after Andy Beard’s blog influenced me to stop spamming them and make one. I thought it would be cool if in some way, one day, I could have a blog like my SEO […]

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Who Owns Your Website Design, Code, Domain, Blog and Traffic Analytics Data?


Recently we were asked to find out why a client had no traffic to a site (even after a SEO campaign with another SEO firm). To identify all the issues, we had to pay a website development company thousands of pounds so I could just LOOK at the back-end of a content management system because […]

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What Is The IDEAL Keyword Density Percentage To Improve Rankings?


We recently interviewed the world’s top seo to destroy an age old myth of SEO – Keyword Density.

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Anchor Text Best Practices For Google & Recent Observations


Beginners. What is anchor text? Definition: Words, typically underlined on a web page that form a clickable link to another web page. Normally the cursor will change to a finger pointing if you hover over such a link. HTML code example: <a href=”http://www.hobo-web.co.uk/”>This is anchor text!</a> Use Descriptive Anchor Text – Don’t Use ‘Click Here’ […]

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