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

Web Designer SEO 101Web Designer SEO 101

Rule One: SEO is not a Dark Art Many designers think that SEO is a magic black box of Darkness - or at least those who do it are wizards or something equally enigmatic. How many new Designers/Front-end Developers have … 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

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 1 - Understanding Manual Action

Welcome to the first in a five part series in which I’ll cover the whys and hows of Google manual penalties. Manual webspam penalties can significantly limit organic search visibility therefore substantially limiting organic reach. In certain instances the severity … Continue reading

HP SERP GeneratorHow to Extract a List of All URLs Indexed by Google for Your Website

Sometimes you just want to know which pages of your website Google have within their huge index of URLs. Perhaps you need this information for a site migration to ensure all those important redirects are handled correctly. Perhaps you need … Continue reading

Relaunch ButtonThe Website Re-Launch/Migration SEO Checklist

Picture this - you’ve spent what seems like forever planning the design and build of an all singing all dancing website. You’ve built your shiny new website covering all possible on-page SEO factors to ensure your website is uber search … Continue reading