About Chris Ainsworth

Chris Ainsworth is Senior SEO Consultant and Head of the Technical Team at High Position boasting 9 years experience within digital marketing. As technical team leader Chris has a wealth of technical SEO knowledge in a search verticals, and has helped business of all sizes and all industries achieve digital marketing success! Get involved with Chris on Twitter @chrisains or via Google+. Alternatively Chris's professional profile on LinkedIn.

Google Maps Pac-man ColchesterA Round-Up of 2015 April Fools’ Day Pranks

It has long been tradition for Google to bring a bit of humour to April with a selection of April Fools’ jokes and pranks. In 2014 we saw Google Maps Pokemon Challenge, Adbirds for Google Adwords and more, as well … Continue reading

User Engagement Measurement for SEOThe Importance of Measuring User Engagement for SEO

Website usability and user experience (UX) considerations are becoming vital factors for search marketers. Not only are usability/UX factors important for the more obvious reasons in relation to driving conversion, they’re also important factors in relation to SEO and organic search … Continue reading

Google Image Search URL ExtractorHow to Extract a List of Image URLs Indexed by Google

Back in 2014 I coded a nifty little JavaScript tool (adapting previous work by Liam Delahunty) to help with site auditing by extracting a list of URLs indexed by Google for a domain of your choice. The tool was initial … Continue reading

Social Icon in Knowledge GraphHow to Add Your Social Profiles to Google’s Knowledge Graph

Yesterday Google announced the launch of a new feature for webmasters - the ability to specify social profile information for inclusion within the Google Knowledge panel. The new features provide marketeers with an additional area of search real estate to … Continue reading

Disavow Good BadManual Penalty Removal & Recovery - Part 4 - When to Disavow Links

If you’ve been following this series you’ll now have a strong understanding of the varying types of manual action, and have gained insights into the factors that form a link penalty - and hopefully you’ll now have enough knowledge to be … Continue reading

Link AuditManual Penalty Removal & Recovery - Part 3 - How to Perform a Link Audit

Link auditing is a skilled process through which there is no “one size fits all” solution. It’s a fluid process in which different approaches can be adopted, depending on individual circumstances such as link history, the type of link penalty … Continue reading

Panda 4.1Panda 4.1 Slow Rollout Commences

Google have announced the slow rollout of Panda 4.1, Google’s 27th Panda update originally released back in February 2011. To recap, Panda is a filter which is designed to identify low-quality content and penalise accordingly through lesser organic search ranking. … Continue reading

Title Tag OptimisationHow to Structure Title Tags for SEO

In my 9 years experience in digital marketing I’ve been asked just about every question about Title tags and Meta Data you can imagine. From broad “how do you write the best page title for SEO” down to “How many … Continue reading

Google Manual ActionManual Penalty Removal & Recovery - Part 2 - What Constitutes a Link Penalty?

Welcome to the second of this five part series covering the fundamental principles of Google manual penalties. In part one I discussed various factors to help improve your overall understanding of manual action. In part two I’m going to cover … Continue reading

Verified Local Business BadgeConnect a Google+ Business Page with a Google Maps Listing

At long last Google have finally provided webmasters with a much anticipated feature, the ability to connect a Google+ Business page with a verified Google Maps listing. For some time now many businesses have been forced to operate Google+ Business … Continue reading