Google Confirms Huge Algorithm Update

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Google Confirms Broad Core Algorithm Update: The Facts & Advice Google’s Danny Sullivan confirmed today via a tweet that a new Google broad core algorithm update has rolled out. The WebmasterWorld forum has been filled with discussion about the changes. Original SEJ article here. Let’s explore what Google changed, will it last and what you… Continue reading Google Confirms Huge Algorithm Update

46 Indications Of How Google Ranks A Website

SEO Freelancer UK Consultant Shares Google Tips 1. Domain Age and Rate of Linking Google does have a patent called Document scoring based on document inception date, in which they tell us that they will often use the date that they first crawl a site or the first time they see a document referenced in… Continue reading 46 Indications Of How Google Ranks A Website

Google Search Console New Features 2018

New URL inspection tool & more in Search Console A few months ago, we introduced the new Search Console. Here are some updates on how it’s progressing. Welcome “URL inspection” tool One of our most common user requests in Search Console is for more details on how Google Search sees a specific URL. We listened,… Continue reading Google Search Console New Features 2018

Freelance SEO Nina Payne May 2018 Bank Holidays

Bank Holidays Closure It’s my birthday! Time for a few days off. The office will close at 12 noon on Friday 27th April, reopening Tuesday May 8th. Freelance SEO Presentation Weston-super-Mare May 30th I’m on stage at Weston-super-Mare’s Grand Pier Corporate Open Day introducing SEO and Social Media Marketing to local businesses. The event is… Continue reading Freelance SEO Nina Payne May 2018 Bank Holidays

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law that regulates how the personal data of EU citizens can be collected, used, and processed by businesses including sole traders like myself. This takes effect on May 25, 2018, and while it’s being implemented by the European Union, it applies not only to organizations based… Continue reading The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

2018 SEO Starter Guide by Google

Freelance SEO UK Tips – How to do basic DIY SEO in 2018 Who is this guide for? If you own, manage, monetize, or promote online content via Google Search, this guide is meant for you. You might be the owner of a growing and thriving business, the webmaster of a dozen sites, the SEO… Continue reading 2018 SEO Starter Guide by Google

Client Spotlight: Healthywork Occupational Health Assessments

Caring For Employee Health in the UK Occupational Health Assessments in the workplace are vital to assist in looking after employees health needs and to comply with current legislation. They are tailored to the individual requirements and employment circumstances. Healthywork Ltd, set up by Alison Biggs offers the services of State Registered Occupational Therapists (SROT)… Continue reading Client Spotlight: Healthywork Occupational Health Assessments

Why You Need To Migrate To HTTPS

Google Chrome Marks All HTTP Websites As Insecure I’ve been nagging my clients for over a year now to migrate to HTTPS as there is documented evidence from Matt Cutts and Google that it makes a positive difference to SEO and ranking search terms in Google UK Host 34SP Explains In Detail I’ve been with… Continue reading Why You Need To Migrate To HTTPS

Search Engine Easy Review – Adwords

Search Engine Easy Adwords Review Note: This is a 2018 blog post to highlight the Adwords sales methods haven’t changed in 6 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… Continue reading Search Engine Easy Review – Adwords

Freelance SEO UK Nina Payne SEO Lady

Freelance SEO UK – Telephone Consultations and Training for DIY SEO Celebrating 10 years of trading in 2018 If you are looking for DIY SEO training and you are a small business or SME you’ve found the right person. I’m also experienced with UK National eCommerce website SEO, Ireland, Scotland and even Europe and USA.… Continue reading Freelance SEO UK Nina Payne SEO Lady

Bossit Weston-super-Mare

Free Advice For Becoming Self Employed – Bossit The first Bossit event has been held for Weston residents who dream of becoming their own boss. Paul Lucock of Skills4work, SEO Lady and local businesswoman Nina Payne, Angela Hicks of North Somerset Enterprise Agency and Adrian Stone of Westonworks welcome guests to the first Bossit event.… Continue reading Bossit Weston-super-Mare

Basic Keyword Research

How To Choose The Right Search Phrases For Google Often when people learn that they need SEO for their website they have no idea what to target in Google. In my experience this takes 30 minutes minimum to discuss over the phone and can take up to 45 minutes – based on my experience with… Continue reading Basic Keyword Research

Free Google Website Builder 2017

Google+ Business Free Website Google will automatically use the information and photos from your Google My Business listing to create a site that you can customise with themes, photos and text. Your free site will automatically update whenever you change your business information or post new photos. Your website will also be optimised for display… Continue reading Free Google Website Builder 2017

SEO Presentation at The Hive Weston-super-Mare 2017

Business Club Meeting SEO Presentation August 2017 I’ve got 9 years website marketing experience and delivering in house SEO training courses. I also work as a freelancer whereby people can hire me by the hour to solve a Google Analytics problem, or simply to discuss why they are not ranking in search engines. Before I… Continue reading SEO Presentation at The Hive Weston-super-Mare 2017

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… Continue reading Moving Your WordPress Website to HTTPS SSL

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… Continue reading How To Hire an SEO You Can Trust

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… Continue reading Google’s Changing Algorithmns Over The Years

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… Continue reading 2017 Semantic Google Search – On Page SEO

Google to Block Ads in Chrome

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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… Continue reading Google to Block Ads in Chrome

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,… Continue reading Education & Management Training

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… Continue reading Google Search Console Update for Hacked Websites

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… Continue reading Google Search Tricks and Tips You Probably Didn’t Know

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… Continue reading How To Resolve A Hacked Website Google Reconsideration

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… Continue reading Google Chrome and HTTPS January 2017 Important Update

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… Continue reading Can I Get Google Sitelinks For My Website?

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… Continue reading 2017 WordPress Blogging Tips for SEO

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… Continue reading Trump Spam Google Analytics Block Secret.ɢoogle.com

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… Continue reading Wedding DJ Oxford Free Wedding Secrets eBook

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.… Continue reading Choosing The Right Food Processor

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… Continue reading Social Media – Pick and Mix Services

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… Continue reading Google Frowns on Pop Ups – Bad SEO

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… Continue reading Google Maps Business 2016 New Insights

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… Continue reading Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for SEO

Hire Catering Equipment in London

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… Continue reading Hire Catering Equipment in London

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… Continue reading Fun Casino Hire – Aces Fun Casinos

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… Continue reading Google Adwords: New 2016 Expanded Ads

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… Continue reading Linkbuilding for SEO April 2016

Web Designer in Bracknell – Dreamkatcha Design Studio

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.… Continue reading Web Designer in Bracknell – Dreamkatcha Design Studio

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… Continue reading Google’s Algorithmn Is Ever Changing

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… Continue reading Incognito Google Keyword Tips

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… Continue reading Reasons Why WordPress is Perfect for SEO

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… Continue reading 6 Design Errors That Will Damage Your SEO

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… Continue reading Predicted 2016 SEO Changes

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… Continue reading 2015 Google’s Search Quality Rater’s Guidelines

Client Showcase – Cornelsen Steam Injection Remediation UK

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… Continue reading Client Showcase – Cornelsen Steam Injection Remediation UK

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… Continue reading SEO Statistics Every Marketer Should Know About in 2015

4 Challenging Trends in Google Analytics Reporting

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… Continue reading 4 Challenging Trends in Google Analytics Reporting