Google SEO & Search Engine Marketing Services

Negative & Positive Link Spikes – Tripping Anchor Text Filters

December 2, 2011

The term ‘link spikes’ has been around a long time, usually to describe unnatural link patterns that Google uses to put the smack down on overly aggressive link builders. Using the term in this way is correct and yes, creating crazy link spikes in your link profile will put you in trouble. What people don’t […]

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Is Fresh Rank More Important Than Page Rank?

November 17, 2011

First of all let me confess the term ‘fresh rank’ has been stolen from fellow SEO blogger Justin Briggs, I am going to refer to one of his excellent posts throughout the rest of this one. You will no doubt know about Google’s new QDF upgrade, an algorithm tweak designed to get you to ‘fresh’ […]

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Getting a Site Indexed and Monitoring Indexation Levels

November 13, 2011

OK, I’m going to cover some basics here but time and time again I get asked about monitoring indexation levels and what factors affect them. There are quite a few misconceptions in this area and a lot of people rely on the wrong set of data, they also rely on old techniques to improve this, […]

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Factors of a Natural Link Profile – It’s More Important Than Ever

October 10, 2011

Technically SEO could never be classed as natural, you’re undertaking activities to game the engines, whether you’re a spammer or a link bait specialist we’re all trying to achieve the same things, higher rankings and more traffic. That said whatever activity you choose to undertake, you absolutely have to make it look natural, I don’t […]

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Why Article Marketing Works and Can Be Used as Part of A Legitimate SEO Strategy

August 27, 2011

I have decided to write this post in direct response to the recent White Board Friday over at SEOmoz, I agree with some of the advice given but I think it was put across in the wrong way. The post basically portrayed article spinning & mass article distribution as a ‘scummy’ strategy and condemned all […]

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Why Link Wheels Can Dodge Google Filters and Stand the Test of Time

August 1, 2011

After watching a recent video on Shoemoney and reading a rather excellent article on SEOmoz by Justin, I felt inspired to talk about a subject that everyone seems to dance around… Link Wheels, do they work? Don’t they? How can Google filter them. Shoemoney interviewed one of the guys from Link Wheelers making some pretty […]

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Using the Cross Domain Rel Canonical as an SEO Weapon

May 25, 2011

We’ve known since 2009 that Google fully supports the cross domain rel=canonical and more recently it has transpired that the canonical may be faster and more effective than a 301, the traditional way for SEO’s to point the right link juice at the right places. Seriously, there are a number of ways this can be […]

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