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Recovering from deindexing

Welcome back Rankers! Off to The Internet Conference this week, so looking forward to that Gold Coast sunshine. Thought I’d do a search for eCommerce to see what’s been in the news this week. Didn’t find a great deal except for a great featured answer picked up by Network Solutions. My search did show a Read More

SEO Boils Down To 2 Things

Welcome back Rankers! I’ve been flat out preparing presentations for The Internet Conference, which is on next week. If you haven’t got your tickets I believe there are still some available. Go to if you are interested. If you are in Australian retail, you really need to attend. It’s going to be chock full Read More

In case you’re wondering whether pursuing a “featured answer” aka direct answer, featured snippet is worth it, I would say YES YES and YES. Just over a month ago I told you about the featured answer we worked on for problogger. At the time of publishing the increase in traffic was around 25%. Just over a Read More

Should You AMP Your SEO?

So you may have heard of AMP being talked about in the context of SEO and mobile recently. AMP or Accelerated Mobile Pages, is a new open source initiative from Google to speed up the mobile web. There are not a lot of examples that I could find from Australian publishers but certainly in the Read More

Welcome back ranker! May for us is eCommerce month because at the end of the month we have the big eCommerce conference, which we’ll be attending, and have our usual stand. I’ll be giving away time to do free audits at the stand and that sort of stuff. So in preparation, I thought we’d cover eCommerce topics Read More

SEMRush, Adwords Spy Games

  Welcome back Rankers! I’m back from India where I had a wonderful time. Jim’s travel tip: If you ever get the chance to visit a place called Fort Kochi in India, go. It was simply awesome. Hello to all my friends over there. So on the flight home I was sitting next to a Read More

Welcome back Rankers! I’m sitting here in Chennai, India, all dressed up in my wedding outfit which I’ll be in trouble for wearing early if I get caught. We’re over here to attend the wedding of one of our team, Vandi. It’s a wonderful place and we’ve seen so much already, we’re having a ball Read More

“Featured Answers” is Good SEO

Hi all. Last show from Melbourne, as I’ll be away next week. If all goes well I’ll be coming to you from sunny Chennai in India. Fairly confident I won’t be subjected to any of the torrential rain we’ve had here this morning. I talked a little last year about featured answers and wanted to Read More

Google Places Problems?

One problem we encounter a lot with new clients is their lack of presence in local search aka Google Places. Mostly this is because business owners lack of understanding when it comes to claiming their listings in Google My Business. Occasionally though it’s because of a mismatch with Google data and your real physical address. Read More

Newsflash people. Another update from Google is coming. The workers in Google’s update division must be the hardest workers in the company! So it’s a mobile update this time. Now regular followers of my blogs and videos will know that we had a massive update from Google last year, April 21st if memory serves, and Read More