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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A Website Design & Development Project Checklist


Here’s 10 examples, off the top of my head, of conversations i have actually had when I have had to postpone a website launch and the client has asked why?….. My answers: The changes you sent to the design brief on Wednesday The 150 images you sent to us yesterday to be included on the […]

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How To Change Domain Names & Keep Rankings in Google With 301 Redirects


Why Should I care About Redirects When I Move Domain? If you fail to implement proper redirects when migrating a website from one domain to another you will instantly lose any traffic to your website you currently enjoy, with new visitors often greeted by the dreaded 404 page. If that’s not reason enough, failing to […]

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ARCHIVE: How To Get Double or Indented Listings in Google


How do you get Double or Indented Listings in Google SERPs? How do you get two listings from the same website in the top ten results in Google instead of one (in normal view with 10 results). Generally speaking, this means you have at least two pages with enough link equity to reach the top ten […]

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Atlantis Google Earth Coordinates


Did Google find Atlantis? It’s being reported around the web today that Google Earth has found Atlantis :) Here’s the co-ordinates to find Atlantis with Google Earth; coordinates: 31 15’15.53N, 24 15’30.53W (600 miles west of Morocco, deep in the Atlantic Ocean) The man from the sun says yes but the man from Google says […]

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What Is Domain Authority? Online Business Authority Explained


Domain authority, or as Google calls it, ‘online business authority’, is an important ranking factor in Google. What is domain authority? Well, nobody knows exactly how Google calculates popularity, reputation, intent or trust, outside of Google, but when I write about domain authority I am generally thinking of sites that are popular, reputable and trusted […]

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