Since January 2018, your website could have been negatively affected by the "Mobile Intrusive Interstitials Penalty" rolled out by Google without you even knowing about it. What does that mean? Let me break it down for you... What does the MIIP mean for my Business Website? Google’s mobile interstitial penalty specifically targets intrusive interstitials. Note … Continue reading Penalties for Pop Ups on Mobile Devices
I get this question a lot when it comes to optimising one's website: Does having multiple, keyword-rich domain names help with ranking? Unfortunately, the short answer is NO! What it will help with, are the following scenarios: To protect your brand name. Purchasing any domains related to your brand can help you protect your brand … Continue reading SEO and Multiple Domain names
If you have been around the internet for even a short while, you have probably heard the term "keyword" or "keywords". What are Keywords? A keyword is a particular word or phrase that describes the contents of a web page. Keywords help search engines match a page to with an appropriate search query. When someone uses … Continue reading Keywords: Unlocking their potential
Firstly, what is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation. Why is it important? Because optimising your website increases the traffic your website receives from Search Engines. Here are 5 tips to get you started: If possible, include keywords in your domain. Include keywords in your blog post URLs, for example, www.yourdomain.com/basic-seo-tips-for-small-business is better than … Continue reading 5 Basic SEO Tips for Small Business
Here is some great advice on SEO for startups by Maile Ohye from Google: Here is the link if you are struggling to view it: http://youtu.be/El3IZFGERbM
Get Specific. Use keywords specific to your location and your niche. It is even better if some of these keywords are found in your domain but don't make it too long. If you search for "Web Consultant Cape Town" for example, you won't find me until page 2 but if you search for "Web Consultant … Continue reading 3 Quick SEO Tips for getting your Business found online Locally
One of the first things you may do when your new site goes live is search for it on Google. People are surprised, however, to find that immediately after their site’s launch the brand new web pages are nowhere to be seen. To understand why this is the case it is first necessary to understand how search engines … Continue reading Organic SEO (White Hat SEO)
This is the question that I get asked the most. Everyone wants their business right at the top of google, yahoo or whichever search engine they prefer and rightly so. If you are not in the first four pages, you will be ignored most of the time. You want your business to be found! Getting … Continue reading Why is my website not on the first page of search results?