SEO Video Blog

Mobile SEO Update

Last Friday I did a quick video and blog post on an announcement from Google that did not get a lot of coverage for some reason.  The Google announcement I mean, not my post. It was announced on the Google Webmaster Central blog and when you read it, it sounds like you will be rewarded Read More

eCommerce Conference & Expo Melbourne

Next week is our first conference for the year. It’s the eCommerce Conference & Expo at the Melbourne Exhibition & Conference centre (Jeff’s Shed). I’ve never even been to this conference as an attendee so I’m looking forward to it. We’ll be exhibiting there so make sure you pop in and say hello. I’ll be Read More

Mobile Search Penalties

Technically not actual penalties but they will definitely feel like it. As we’ve been saying for a while, Google will start to favour sites that are mobile friendly in mobile search. Back in January we told you about the mobile friendly warnings which is always a sure sign that Google is about to whack you. Google Read More

Good UX Is Good SEO

SEO used to be all about tricking Google and in many circles it still is. However that approach is not suitable for a business that wants to build a brand. If you’re a hit and run kind of business it’s probably fine but for most of us we’re trying to establish a long term relationship Read More

Ecommerce Systems And Google Shopping

I’ve spoken a lot about Ecommerce SEO over the years but Google released a new Adwords product late last year called Google Shopping.  They used to have a product called Product Listing Ads (PLAs) which was meh. I have to say though Google shopping is a great way for retailers to get right in front Read More

SEO Competition

Ask anyone in the office here and they’ll tell you I love a good analogy. Let’s face it, SEO can be a daunting, complex topic for a lot of people so anytime I can simplify the concepts I do.  When I talk about site health to a client quite often I’ll liken it to the vehicle Read More

3 SEO Practices That You Should Stop

I was talking to a couple of different clients yesterday about their SEO one at the very start of being our client and another that has been with us for nearly 3 years. A few  practices emerged good and bad, that I thought I’d share with you as examples of what not to do. Forget Read More

Mobile SEO Alert

Sometimes Google reminds me of a patient headmaster doling out advice and wisdom and then loses it and starts randomly whacking people with a cricket bat who wear a certain type of hat. We are fast approaching a whacking day. Since Jan 16 Google has been sending out emails warning web site owners that they Read More

Plagiarism Hurts Your SEO

One of our clients RealAs.com , was featured on the National Nine News last Friday night. I recorded what happened to the traffic in realtime and it was most enlightening. One of the interesting things about the RealAs site is that it has a lot of duplicate content. That is, content duplicated externally not internally. The Read More

SEO For 2015

Hope you and yours had a great silly season! We’re looking to a fantastic 2015. The question I always get asked this time of year is what is new for SEO this year? In my first video for the year I take a look at six case studies all that had awesome results from Google Read More