SEO Video Blog

Culling Bad SEO Links

This is my second part to getting ready for for the inevitable lumbering Google Penguin that will be crushing businesses near you some time soon. In the first part I explained how to tell a if a back link is spammy. If you have hundreds or thousands of backlinks though, you may not want to Read More

Google News Teaches SEO

UPDATE: Video transcript available for ‘Google News Teaches SEO’. An old geeky mate of mine Nathan Allan just finished beta testing Bloggers SEO for me. The feedback he gave me was awesome but he did mention that he heard Google News was pretty easy to feature in if you just followed some simple configuration steps. This Read More

3 SEO Hacks To Jump To The Top

UPDATE: Video transcript available for ‘3 SEO Hacks To Jump To The Top’. Whilst we’re waiting for the giant penguin slapping sounds, I thought I’d share with you 3 ways to jump above the organic results. 1. Featured Answers I touched on this last year when Google’s Gary Illyes was speaking at the State Of Read More

SEO Hysteria & Google Updates

UPDATE: Video transcript available for ‘SEO Hysteria & Google Updates’. As I’m writing this Google will probably roll out the Penguin update and make me look like a dickhead… again. However, as of yesterday there was no Google Penguin rollout, despite many claiming there was. Just an hour or so after I published my video Read More

Why Your Mobile SEO May Need PPC

UPDATE: Video transcript available for ‘Why Your Mobile SEO May Need PPC’. Well it’s another day ending in the letter “y” so it’s time for Google to make a change. This time it’s PPC. Several reports came in this week of people seeing a fourth ad below the usual top 3. This will further push Read More

4 signs your SEO backlinks are spammy

UPDATE: Video transcript available for ‘4 signs your SEO backlinks are spammy’. After the show last week on the Google realtime Penguin, I had a lot of questions about how do you know if a backlink is spammy or not. So here’s how I do it.  After getting your backlink list from either the Google Read More

Realtime SEO Penguin

UPDATE: Video transcript available for ‘Realtime SEO Penguin’. I’m not sure why Google rolls out “massive” changes this time of year but they’re about to do it again. Google Penguin, the part of the algorithm that penalises link spammers, is about to go realtime. Up until now Google has manually applied a Penguin update at Read More

Speed & SEO More Important Than Ever

UPDATE: Video transcript available for ‘Speed & SEO More Important Than Ever’. There’s been a lot of announcements and information coming from Google in recent times. Last week we had them share that 60% of users will abandon a page if it takes 3 seconds or longer to load.  Then the news that the released Google Read More

SEO 2016 – State Of Search

UPDATE: Video transcript available for ‘SEO 2016 – State Of Search’. What?! Already? Yep, don’t blame me, blame Google. Yesterday at the State of Search Conference Gary Illyes told the audience what to watch out for next year. My 5 takeaways from State Of Search Updates I’ve been watching the excellent and at times, unforgiving Read More

SEO Agencies still buying bad backlinks

UPDATE: Video transcript available for ‘SEO Agencies still buying bad backlinks’. After I’d recorded last week’s regular show we found a client received a parting gift from the former SEO. They’d implanted hidden code into the site that had the effect of removing their site from Google. Pretty nasty. I’ve documented it here and part Read More