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If you are a business looking for us to quote for work, we base any quote on a comprehensive analysis of your website, backlinks, competition and analytics. Our audits represent tens of hours of the most detailed analysis of your website. You can purchase a review and report on your website and we will have […]

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Hire Us To Audit Your Website



What is a SEO Audit, and How Can It Help Your Business? A technical SEO Audit should clearly highlight the changes that need to be made to your website to meet Google’s demands for a ‘high-quality’ website. We provide that type of analysis, and you can buy a report online. Meeting these demands is the […]

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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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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 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 came up […]

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The Best Steve Jobs Quotes – Putting a Ding In The Universe



Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. […]

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WordPress Development



Looking for a website powered by WordPress (WP) that will make your company stand out from the crowd, and rank high in search engines? Hobo is a Scottish website design company, based in Greenock, near Glasgow, that’s passionate about accessible website design and search engine optimisation. We build modern looking WordPress websites to industry standards, that are […]

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A Pop Up Window Sucks But Doubles Conversion Rates



According to usability expert Jakob Nielson, 95% of website visitors absolutely hate with a passion unexpected or unwanted pop-up windows, especially those that contain unsolicited advertising. In fact, it is the Number 1 Most Hated Advertising Technique! It is inconvenient to find, however, that pop-ups can increase signup subscription conversions on a blog like this one, […]

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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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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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