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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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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How To Put Your Company Logo On Google SERPS



You can now put your company logo on search results using simple code, placed on the home page of your website: Today, we’re launching support for the schema.org markup for organization logos, a way to connect your site with an iconic image. We want you to be able to specify which image we use as […]

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How To Add Google Authorship Markup To Page



Google is piloting the display of author information in search results to help users discover great content. Google. We’ve implemented Google Authorship Markup on the Hobo blog so my profile pic appears in Google search snippets. This does help draw attention to your search listing in Google, and may increase click-through rate for your listing. Google Authorship […]

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What Are Rich Snippets for Google? (Infographic)



What Are Rich Snippets for Google? Rich Snippets in Google enhance your search listing in Google search engine results pages. You can include reviews of your products or services, for instance. They help draw attention to your listing in serps. The following infographic is a good review of some of the enhancements you may be […]

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What Makes A Page Spam?



What makes a page spam?: Hidden text or links – may be exposed by selecting all page text and scrolling to the bottom (all text is highlighted), disabling CSS/Javascript, or viewing source code Sneaky redirects – redirecting through several URLs, rotating destination domains cloaking with JavaScript redirects and 100% frame Keyword stuffing – no percentage or keyword […]

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First Link Priority? Do Multiple Links From 1 Page to Another Page Count?



Hi Matt. If we add more than one links from page A to page B, do we pass more PageRank juice and additional anchor text info? Also can you tell us if links from A to A count? ***Please note this is an old post Ive updated to tidy up.**** STOP PRESS – All-round nice […]

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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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