After the release of Google's Pigeon update in mid-2014, local search became more important than ever. Some businesses – such as those from the jobs, real estate, film and insurance industries – tumbled from their original search rankings. Others were more fortunate, as they had the foresight to implement certain strategies to keep them at […]
What Is (A) Nofollow? Nofollow is an indication that can be added to a link to tell search engines you recommend they not follow that link. Basically to tell them not to pay attention to that link at all. In practice search engines do follow the link but in most cases remove that mention of […]
What Is An SEO Audit? An SEO audit is a process of checking a web site in a number of areas. Primarily, this process aims to ensure that your web site is up to current standards of being search engine friendly (and search engine compliant). You should expect: a detailed analysis on your site's current […]
For a long time directories occupied an important role in the evolution of the web. Before Google and complex search algorithms most of the internet was categorised using Yahoo's original web directory which categorised websites manually by niche and from which the company took its name. Things have changed a great deal since then and […]
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We all know by now that more and more people are using their cell phones to find products and services. In fact, Google Maps is the most used smartphone app, used by 54% of all smartphone users. That's a lot of online Local searches. Google themselves have produced research showing that over 55% of people […]
What can local businesses do to take advantage of how user behavior affects their local rankings? How can you tell Google your website is worth visiting? The more a site visitor clicks on your page, the more popular your website will appear to Google's algorithms. And, the more popular your site is, the higher your […]