SEO Video Blog

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Welcome back Rankers! Are you all having a good week? Back on 7 February there was an update. There was a lot of chatter online, but I didn’t talk about it at the time because there wasn’t a lot of data around. Since then we’ve collected quite an amount of data since we Read More

US Military “Not Secure”

Welcome back Rankers! Have you got all your HTTP done? We were talking to a few clients at the end of January who still hadn’t had their HTTPS done. Many still had HTTP for most of their sites, but their password areas, their shopping carts, or anywhere they were collecting credit cards they actually had Read More

Use Google Trends to Map Your SEO

Welcome back Rankers! I wanted to show you a couple of things this week. First of all we’re going to talk a bit about President Donald Trump because there’s some good data around. This is a Tweet I did to @realDonaldTrump last week. You can see the spike and the number of Tweets over a Read More

Crawl Budget Explained Welcome back Rankers! There was a story a couple of weeks ago about ‘Crawl Budget’. There has been a lot of talk around Crawl Budget, hence Google doing a story on it on webmasters.googleblog.com. I’ve done shows about this before and have spoken about it, but this is the first time I’ve Read More

HTTPS Not Secure Warnings Live

Welcome back Rankers! Hope you’re all having a good week. An interesting thing has happened this week. Over the weekend, Google started sending out warning messages to website owners from Google Search Console. Now if you don’t have Google Search Console set up, then you wouldn’t have received one of these messages. So Google is Read More

Google Trends, SEO and Predictions

Welcome back Rankers! I thought I’d take a look at Google Trends this week because there are a few elections happening and, as we know from the U.S. Presidential elections from the past twelve years, a good predictor of that is Google Trends. So I thought it would be a good exercise to show you Read More

Google Pop-up Penalty Starts Today

This is a follow up to this post from last year. TRANSCRIPT Happy New Year, Rankers! Welcome back. Are we all set for a big 2017? If you are and you’d like us to cover topics that we haven’t so far, just let us know. Simply leave us a comment on YouTube, the blog, or Read More

When HTTPS Goes Wrong

Welcome back Rankers! Last show before the Christmas holidays. Today we’re going to learn what happens when moving to HTTPS goes wrong. So we all know by now that we have to work towards getting HTTPS across your entire site, as from January Google is going to start issuing warnings in the browser that states Read More

Is Google Broken? Where’s the relevancy?

Welcome back Rankers! I’m asking for help this week, as ever since the last Google updates, and I’m not talking about Penguin, I’m referring to the undocumented updates that were reported earlier (Maybe possum update?) . We saw an update around the 1st October then another around the 6th October. Since then we’ve noticed some Read More

Reddit Spam In Google Analytics

Welcome back Rankers! If you had a look at your analytics this week and you saw a great big spike in traffic, you may very well have felt a swell of pride at your newfound popularity. The reality, unfortunately, is that you are not. Sorry. What’s been happening is that there is a lot of referral spam Read More