Tag Archives: SEO

Blogging: Bridging the Digital Skills Gap?

Posted on 02. Apr, 2012 by .

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The digital skills gap has dominated the agendas of both government and big business in the UK in 2012. Can blogging help to address our education system’s shortcomings?

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Browsers

Extensions, Add-ons and Digital Crutches

Posted on 23. Mar, 2012 by .

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Browsers. I’ve poked my head in a few. There have been hundreds of different browsers since Nexus (originally WorldWideWeb) over two decades ago. We’ve been to the Opera and spritzed on the Lynx. We’ve taken a dive with Sea Monkey and been on Safari. We’ve Konquered, Weaseled, Voyaged and Flocked. 

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Relief of Telephus, son of Hercules

Sex, Drugs and SEO: Or, why I need to stop paying attention to algorithm updates

Posted on 22. Mar, 2012 by .

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Rock and Roll. The primary reason anyone pays attention to the SXSW quasi-festival held each year in the haven of the cool known as Austin, Texas. At its heart, SXSW has been known as a place to learn about the Next Big Thing, typically in music. Being naturally predisposed to consuming every last little bit [...]

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Google News How to join the party

Google News: How to join the party

Posted on 13. Mar, 2012 by .

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It might look like the larger sites are the only one’s getting an invite to the Google News shindig, but thankfully there are quite a few things you can do to help your chances of getting in. If you don’t ask you don’t get Sometimes all you have to do is ask. Whilst Google’s algorithm [...]

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SES 2012: Local and Social

SES 2012: Local and Social

Posted on 23. Feb, 2012 by .

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It is the last day here at Search Engine Strategies London. It’s been busy. High profile American SEO and blogger Lee Odden compiled a list of 45 SEO and Social Media tools mentioned in just one session. Europen search blog State of Search has put together strong coverage of the ‘Meaningful SEO Metrics’ and Microsoft [...]

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Keep Calm and Carry On

A Regulated Internet: Online Privacy, Analytics and the Dreaded Cookie

Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 by .

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Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011! With the introduction of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations on cookie use and user consent a mere two and bit months away, it’s no surprise that approaches to compliance are a hot [...]

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Yahoo & Microsoft Search Alliance

Posted on 13. Feb, 2012 by .

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This time it’s really happening: by the end of Q1 2012 Yahoo and Microsoft will have merged their search technology and services in the UK and France and will work as one search engine with 2 interfaces. From the users perspective not much will change. A combined approximate 9% of users in the UK will [...]

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panda results

So Fresh, So Clean

Posted on 10. Feb, 2012 by .

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With the recent Panda and Search Quality Updates by Google, “how do you plan to stay ahead of the curve?” Read on to get some ideas on how you should be continually adapting to these changes. In recent weeks we have seen yet another Panda roll out across the globe either have a massive increase [...]

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40+ digital marketing events in the UK

Posted on 10. Feb, 2012 by .

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You have until the 22nd of May to build your time machine. If you plan to attend a robust collection of digital marketing events in the UK this year then it’s the 22nd of May you’ll have to survive. Planning on running a digital marketing conference this year? One scheduling tip would be to avoid [...]

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4 Free Places to Get Quality SEO Data

Posted on 08. Feb, 2012 by .

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There are a ton of expensive SEO tools available. Many of them do a great job but you shouldn’t forget the great data and insight that can be gleaned from free tools. These tools are often overlooked.         Blekko Blekko provides a ton of amazing ranking data to SEOs but I rarely [...]

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