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Being mobile friendly even more important from May

Mobile friendly label

It’s all go for mobile at Google Getting good, relevant answers when you search shouldn’t depend on what device you’re using. Relevancy search results has always been Google’s stated aim and that searchers should get the best answer possible, regardless if using a phone, desktop or tablet. It was last year that Google started using mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal on mobile … Continue reading

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Google On AMP As a Ranking Signal

AMP Mobile Sample

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Live! Earlier this week, Google began showing AMP (accelerated mobile pages) results in search results. Google has been talking up Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) for months, promising a February launch date when it would start sending search traffic from Google results to pages that have adopted it. You are probably wondering if utilizing AMP will give … Continue reading

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The Missed Value of Long Tail SEO

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Why target the Long Tail! The simple answer is there is whole lot of hidden value in your long-tail search results. Probably more than you think! What is Long Tail SEO? As site owners we would all like to get all the visitors needed to be successful using the most obviously related keywords relating to our business, products and services. … Continue reading

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Why Danny Sullivan hates SEO!

Profit from White Hat SEO

In Defence of the Search Engine Optimization Industry Danny Sullivan in a recent post entitled ‘Why People Hate SEO’ highlighted an issue that has bedevilled legitimate SEO practitioners since the beginning of time, well, about the last 15 years since its inception. Charlatans, Cowboys & Snake Oil Salesmen Agreeing with other comment contributors to the post, it has to be … Continue reading

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What impact does Social Media Sites have on SEO?

Google+ activity seems to top the list! Although, as the testers admit, the results have no real statistical significance and as such can’t be taken as definitive, they are indicative of what social media platforms just might be worthy of more attention. It’s not surprising that Google+ tops the list of sites which seemed to drive the most SEO value … Continue reading

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What should site bounce rate be?

What is your sites bounce rate? “Are you using any website analytics?” is not a question that you generally need to ask a new or potential client as it is easy enough to find out for yourself but it’s surprising just how many sites don’t! Even if Google Analytics is installed, asking, “What is your site’s bounce rate“, although a fairly … Continue reading

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