Moving Your WordPress Website to HTTPS SSL

5 Steps To Migrating A WordPress Website to HTTPS This post comes courtesy of my host 34SP in Manchester. If you own a UK website then it’s best for SEO that you host within the UK. I’ve been a customer since 2009 and can vouch for their excellent customer services and problem solving capabilities. Written […]

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DIY SEO Presentation – Federation of Small Businesses

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DIY SEO Presentation – Federation of Small Businesses This is a blog post about the presentation at the Oak Tree Event Venue (next to the Speedway track) in Somerset which was organised by the Federation of Small Businesses. To begin – 3 Questions Who has heard of SEO? Who has heard of the phrase content […]

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How To Hire an SEO You Can Trust

Hiring SEO help can make or break your company. A good SEO will get you on the path to making money online, but a bad SEO could cripple any existing search traffic you get. It’s important to choose carefully, and that’s what I want to show you how to do today. If you’re thinking about […]

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Google’s Changing Algorithmns Over The Years

Dates of Major Google Algorithm Changes The online community Reddit is a good way to while away time watching cat videos, more importantly the community offers a platform where SEO’s can chat and solve each other’s website issues. I’ve used a subreddit post and added extra information about the way Google has evolved over the […]

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2017 Semantic Google Search – On Page SEO

Is Google Giving Up Keywords? But is Google really giving up on keywords, and should SEOs do the same? What exactly does “optimizing for relevance” mean, how do you do it, and can you rely on it alone? How, after all, does semantic search work, and where do you get started? This article is an […]

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Google to Block Ads in Chrome

Chrome Browser to Introduce Ad Blocking in 2017 Alphabet Inc.’s Google is planning to introduce an ad-blocking feature in the mobile and desktop versions of its popular Chrome web browser, according to people familiar with the company’s plans. Free Ad Blocking Service To Dissuade Paid For Alternatives By switching on its own ad-filter, Google is […]

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How To Run A Social Media Competition on Twitter and Facebook

How To Run A Social Media Competition on Twitter and Facebook I first started to use Twitter and Facebook back in 2009, I know there are people who have more experience than me but in 2017 I consider 8 years experience from a personal and professional level has taught me the most important lesson in […]

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Education & Management Training

Nottingham and UK Education and Management Trainer This month’s client spotlight is Louise Harby-Greaves, a qualified trainer with over 20 years in a broad variety of industries. I asked Louise a few questions about her day to day responsibilities and what drives her to succeed in this sector. “Helping and supporting people in their careers, […]

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Google Search Console Update for Hacked Websites

Safe Browsing and Search Console Features If you’re interested in the tools Google provides for webmasters and developers dealing with hacked sites, this video provides a great overview. For more than nine years, Safe Browsing has helped webmasters via Search Console with information about how to fix security issues with their sites. This includes relevant […]

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Can You Explain Your SEO Methods in 2017?

How Much and How Long Will It Take Me To Get To Google Page 1 These are the 2 most common questions that I get asked several times a week so I decided to write this blog post to give you the same answer I tell everyone. Read my 30 Day SEO Booster schedule here. […]

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Google Search Tricks and Tips You Probably Didn’t Know

The Google ‘Around’ Function Search Trick One very powerful, but undocumented, search tool, is the AROUND function. If you wanted to research Barack Obama’s interactions with Australia, you could simply include both terms in a search, but you’d find thousands of articles in which these two terms may appear many paragraphs apart, and bear no […]

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How To Resolve A Hacked Website Google Reconsideration

How To Resolve A Hacked Website and Google Webspam Penalty Back in December 2016 I met the website owner when his Joomla! website was being migrated over to WordPress using an offshore company. Within a few weeks the website files were corrupted and the database affected, malware and a hacking situation was upon us. The […]

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Search Engine Easy Review – Adwords

Search Engine Easy Adwords Review Note: This is a 2017 blog post to highlight the Adwords sales methods haven’t changed in 4 years since 2012 following on from a client conversation yesterday which sounded all too familiar. I found my original blog post and decided to write about it again today. Edit: Read the comments […]

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30 Day SEO Booster for UK Websites

Bespoke SEO Booster – Results in 30 Days It’s not just a matter of paying me £400 for a month’s worth of dedicated SEO work – you will need to contribute too. Some clients just say “Get on with it” and other clients want to learn what I do along the way, which one are […]

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Google Chrome and HTTPS January 2017 Important Update

Avoid Google Chrome Browser Warnings with https Do you have an ecommerce website that takes payments? Chrome will soon mark non-secure pages containing password and credit card input fields as Not Secure in the URL bar. Don’t take payment cards on your site? At present you are fine, but the SEO world is leaning towards […]

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Ahrefs Advice on Choosing The Right Keywords 2017

How To Choose The Right Keywords for Organic Google Ranking Many keyword tools (Ahrefs included) are trying to solve it for you by showing some sort of “keyword difficulty” or “keyword competitiveness” metric – but can you rely on their judgement? Well, the goal of the article that goes below is to give you a […]

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Can I Get Google Sitelinks For My Website?

  Sitelinks are a powerful way to dominate the SERPs (search engine results pages), increase trust and direct targeted traffic to your site’s internal pages. But what if you don’t have sitelinks? How do you get them? In this article, I’ll explain step-by-step how to get Google sitelinks for your site. Understanding Sitelinks Before explaining […]

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2017 WordPress Blogging Tips for SEO

Somerset SEO Services and Google WordPress Blogging Here’s how I help companies in Somerset with SEO when they own a WordPress website. I take written content and tweak for search engines. There’s no one better to write about your business than yourself. When I rewrite your content this is what keeps kicking your keywords and […]

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Trump Spam Google Analytics Block Secret.ɢoogle.com

How To Block Trump Spam in Google Analytics Annoying isn’t it? This new bot from Russia is dirtying Google Analytics with fake hits so your reporting makes you think you are seeing lots of visits to your website but they are fake. The Trump spam is also targeting legit websites like thenextweb.com, abc.xyz, and techcrunch.com […]

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Wedding DJ Oxford Free Wedding Secrets eBook

Wedding DJ Oxdord Incawed offer – Free eBook Dave Buckett was involved in an eBook which he’s proud to sponsor, called Wedding Day Secrets by Derek Pengelly … Amazon sell the Kindle edition at £4.99, but you can get yours 100% free for a limited time for Black Friday 2016 by visiting his Wedding Blog […]

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SEO Consultations and SEO Training UK 2017

Book a personal SEO Consultation today from £20 for 30 minutes It’s my job to manage your expectations and ultimately show you how to make you money online, increase profitability and put food on the table. Book a 1-2-1 consultation for just £20. Half an hour is sometimes all it takes to chat to someone […]

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Choosing The Right Food Processor

Food Processors Ireland Buy Food Blenders, Processors, Juicers and Spiralizers Ireland online with UK / Global Delivery. ROI telephone 01 4429958 for free advice, or send a message via their Contact Form today. A food processor maybe not required, but it the benefits include saving you a lot of time and effort in the kitchen. […]

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Social Media – Pick and Mix Services

Content Marketing, SEO and Social Media Before work starts a target phrase / selection of keywords will be agreed. The phrase can be anything from 2 words to 4/5 words. We both check current Google rankings and add to a spreadsheet, then after the agreed tasks have been implemented we can demonstrate the success. Pick […]

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SEO Results Directly Correlate With Investment

Investment in SEO Over 3 Months – An Outline Often on People Per Hour I will see jobs with the budget set of £50/£100 a month for Google page 1 SEO. I’m writing this blog post to outline why this is not achievable as this is a very common scenario for companies with an extremely […]

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Google Frowns on Pop Ups – Bad SEO

Pop Ups Are Hated By Visitors and Google Alike As of January 10th, 2017 Google is to penalise websites that feature intrusive pop-up adverts by It is updating the algorithms used to rank keywords in SERPs so that offending pages are more likely to be dropped down the Search Engine Results pages. I Leave Every […]

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Google Maps Business 2016 New Insights

Get Better Insights With Google My Business Search engines have become the most popular way for people to find info about local businesses1 – and millions of business owners rely on Google My Business to reach new customers on Google Search and Maps. In fact, the average well-maintained Google My Business listing gets five times […]

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Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for SEO

SEO Keyboard Shortcuts to increase your productivity The top 3 I use daily and consistantly are to highlight a portion of text and then CTRL+C to copy, CTRL+V to paste that copied text, or CTRL+X to delete the selected text. How to view a website as it’s mobile version in Firefox When you are using […]

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Hire Catering Equipment in London

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Catering Equipment Hire in London with Award Winning Adams Catering Arranging an event, birthday party or celebration? In a hall, at home, marquee or even a smart London venue you can count on Adams Catering Hire to provide catering hire in London, Enfield, Essex, Loughton and surrounding areas. Award Winning Adams Catering Equipment Hire provide […]

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Fun Casino Hire – Aces Fun Casinos

Fun Casinos and Job Satisfaction As told by June Howley, Business Owner of Aces Fun Casinos. What is it, after twenty years of working in fun casinos – 16 of those with my own business – keeps me enjoying my work? As a provider of fun casinos I have been asked to attend thousands of […]

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Breastfeeding Dresses by Stylish Mamas UK

Exclusive Designs – Bespoke Breastfeeding Clothes Made To Order Our exclusive designs are only available to buy on STYLISH MAMAS yet do please Contact Us to talk about your ideas and how we can bespoke your clothes into the perfect pretty nursing outfit. Stylish Mamas is a British based Breastfeeding clothing and accessories – specialist. […]

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Google Adwords: New 2016 Expanded Ads

Google Expanded Text Ads: 10 Things You Need To Know Expanded Text Ads are coming to Google AdWords. Are you excited? But more importantly, are you ready? Expanded Text Ads were one of several huge AdWords changes Google announced Tuesday – if not the biggest. I still can’t believe that Google will soon actually increase […]

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Why You Need Text On Your Homepage – Proof

Essential SEO Requirement – Content On Your Website You must have text on your homepage to rank in Google. As high as possible, not hidden away at the bottom as an afterthought – Google reads every webpage from the top to bottom, and towards the top is the most important. I’m writing this blog post […]

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Linkbuilding for SEO April 2016

Linkbuilding – How Soon Will It Help SEO? The truth is, a new link doesn’t affect rankings immediately. That makes it hard to tie an individual link to SERP rankings increases, since there will usually be several other links and on-page changes made to a target page between the time when you get that first […]

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Web Designer in Bracknell – Dreamkatcha Design Studio

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Logo Design and Website Development by Dreamkatcha Lee Ault, the owner of Dreamkatcha Design Studio in Bracknell understands that clients may be embarking in their first experience in the ocean of internet advertising and marketing, his SME experience is perfect for taking small companies and helping them evolve into well established and successful online businesses. […]

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Google’s Algorithmn Is Ever Changing

Google’s Algorithmn Changes Daily Google’s Algorithmn is constantly evolving, and here’s a neat little ‘Google Weather Forecast’ from our friends over at MOZ. Weather provided by MozCast The hotter and stormier the weather, the more Google’s rankings changed. Now Your First Wave of SEO is Complete – What’s Next? Clients who invest in a 30-day […]

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Weston super Mare SEO

SEO Weston super Mare Somerset As a freelancer the majority of my clients are UK nationwide and I rarely get the pleasure of meeting them face to face. I’m always excited to meet local clients in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding areas from Bristol to Taunton, and I have a network of businesses that I understand […]

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Incognito Google Keyword Tips

In this post we will look at 5 free SEO tools from Google 1) Adwords Keyword Planner The most obvious place to start your keyword research is with Google’s very own keyword research tool. To use the Keyword Planner you will need to create an Adwords account, but don’t worry, that’s free! How do you […]

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Free SEO Website Audit 2017

Fancy a free SEO audit for your website? I’m offering a free website audit* for websites which is not an automated report, it’s a manual handwritten bespoke document detailing areas for improvement for SEO and also conversion tips – sometimes it’s not about increasing traffic volumes, more a case of converting the traffic that’s already […]

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Reasons Why WordPress is Perfect for SEO

SEO For WordPress Websites If you run a small or local business, there is a good chance that your site is built in WordPress. In fact, statistics from BuiltWith.com would indicate that WordPress powers about 50 percent of the entire internet. The exact numbers vary, with other statistics showing WordPress powering 22 percent of new active […]

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SimpleSite.com Can’t Install Google Analytics / Search Console

SimpleSite.com Doesn’t Allow You To Install Google Analytics or Search Console This article explains the problems I encountered with SimpleSite.com. I am in the middle of a domain transfer for a client who has had a website hosted on SimpleSite.com for years. The reason for this is that the domain was of a good age […]

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6 Design Errors That Will Damage Your SEO

Good Website Design for SEO and Google Algorithm So your website’s design is the most crucial aspect to help you close more sales. A research study titled Trust and Mistrust of Online Health Sites found that 94% of user comments are directly related to website design elements like website intros, layouts, etc. Hence there’s no […]

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Predicted 2016 SEO Changes

What’s Going To Be The Best SEO Trend of 2016 There are several SEO trends that continue to gather more and more steam, and they will probably shape 2016 in one way or another. 1. User engagement is SEO 2.0. This has two aspects to it: User engagement signals are becoming more and more important […]

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Top 15 predicted marketing trends of 2016

Hot Marketing Trends for 2016 The guys at Cloudpeeps created this very interesting article Marketing is one of the most fascinating fields of work because it’s all about collectively testing and iterating on new strategies and tactics until we find what works. Eventually, each tactic that works comes to a plateau, so we then iterate, […]

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2015 Google’s Search Quality Rater’s Guidelines

For many SEOs, a glimpse at the Google’s Search Quality Rater’s Guidelines is akin to looking into Google’s ranking algorithm. While they don’t give the secret sauce to rank number one on Google, they do offer some incredible insight into what Google views as quality – and not-so-quality – and the types of pages they […]

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Client Showcase – Cornelsen Steam Injection Remediation UK

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Steam Injection Remediation Case Studies Land contamination issues can be resolved with Steam Injection systems from Cornelsen. By the injection of a steam / air mixture the substrate is heated mainly by convection, inducing the mobilisation of contaminants and volatilisation of the compounds within the aquifer. The temperature is continually monitored as it permeates into […]

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SEO Statistics Every Marketer Should Know About in 2015

SEO Statistics Every Marketer Should Know About in 2015 by Matthew Capala on November 6, 2015 Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an ever-changing industry. What’s hot and relevant one month might not be the next. Business owners and marketers need to stay current on trends in SEO if they want to be at the top of their game. One of […]

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Sheepskin Slippers from Sheepland Somerset

Sheepskin Slippers and Boots for Christmas 2015 Sheepland are a UK company based in the heart of Somerset and specialise in the hand made manufacturing of a wide range of sheepskin products. Now for Christmas 2015 production has increased in anticipation of another record breaking year of sales Sheepland the Somerset Sheepskin Handmade Workshop The […]

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Video Sharing for SEO and Social Media

Video Sharing for SEO and Social Media Before you action any of the suggestions below I strongly recommend you read my blog post on SEO optimised title and descriptions for Video SEO. Here are some suggestions to create and distribute video content. There are video platforms, social networks focusing on video, and video apps for […]

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Christmas Fun Casino Hire in Somerset

South West UK’s Christmas Party 2015 Fun Casino Hire From a James Bond 007 corporate theme night, to a private Christmas party we know there’s one way to guarantee fun and laughter … with gaming tables hire from local company Aces Fun Casinos. With deacdes of experience on cruise ships and professionally trained croupiers, Aces […]

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4 Challenging Trends in Google Analytics Reporting

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Content may be king, but with HTTPS migrations, the prevalence of mobile, the increasing importance of site speed, and countless other recent developments, the world of technical SEO has been seeing more than its fair share of shakeups recently. And while marketers are being pressured more than ever to report on ROI and use data […]

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