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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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 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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20 Google Plus Brand Page Design Ideas From Google



It’s probably time to have a think about the design of your Google+ Brand page. Here’s some design inspiration – 20 examples from the very people who should know what they are doing….Google. The design of your Google+ brand page is – it seems – limited to a banner style format – made up of […]

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A Real Google Friendly Website in 2012?



An alternative look at Google Webmaster guidelines, with the leaked quality raters handbook in mind, and over ten years experience ranking web pages in Google (the site that – probably – sends you 90% of your search engine traffic) … I actually started writing this a while ago…. but seeing as Seo Book has a […]

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Nightclub Chitchat – #Klout



(I actually wrote this post a while back and decided concentrating on work was better. My Klout score understandably has dropped like a stone but I can’t be bothered grabbing a new picture – if you don’t give a toss about Klout, I posted free seo audit puke yesterday if you missed it)…. I was in a […]

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Free SEO Audit Puke



Update 2014 – This post was published over 2 years ago – and that’s a long time in seo. Google has since released aggressive spam algorithms to deal with some of the practices I discuss in this post. making some of my complaints less relevant in 2015. The subject of this post (at the time) […]

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Google Analytics Keyword Not Provided



Google Analytics was the very best place to look at keyword opportunity for some (especially older) sites, but that all changed a few years back. Google stopped telling us which keywords are sending traffic to our sites from the search engine back in October 2011, as part of privacy concerns for it’s users. Google will […]

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