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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Race Night Downloads Case Study Website Redesign

How To Retain SEO Rankings With A New Website Design One of my clients www.racenightservices.co.uk had always been a strong contender in Google over the years for numerous page 1 keywords relating to race night DVDs and more importantly Race Night Downloads. It was a critical business decision since April 2015’s ‘Mobilegeddon’ update by Google – […]

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Block Semalt free-share-buttons.com Google Analytics Ghost Referrals

Fix Ghost Referrals in Google Analytics “Wow, that’s great! Somebody is linking to my website and I’m getting a lot of referrals from there!” But the reality is not that good – You actually aren’t getting any traffic. There are no visitors coming to your website from referring website. And what’s worse, it’s messing up […]

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Free SEO Tips For Small Businesses 2015

Free SEO Tips For Small Businesses 2015 These are all simple and free to implement, it’s just a case of allocating the time to put them into practice. If time is what you are struggling to allocate to your workload, contact me for a bespoke quote tailor made for your website and industry. Think content […]

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Google Penalty – Have You Been Hit?

How to Tell if Your Site Has Been Hit with a Google Penalty Google has been drastically updating its algorithms for the past few years. These updates were implemented to give users the best possible answers to their search queries and provide the best user experience (UX) possible. The resulting Google Penalties became necessary as […]

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