Things that are fresh, but don't last

When I made this website I made a decision that it wouldn't be a blog. The website is about evergreen content that I constantly update to help website developers and keen business owners improve how they work on the internet. I want this website to be a great place to refer to and trust. I want people to believe it is telling them the latest techniques and tactics to help your website perform.

I see a lot of outdated SEO material on the web. It misguides people and can even harm a website and worse a business. Blogging proliferates this because authors don't correct or update their old material. they just write a new blog to get themselves fresh viewers and more content. This is not in the interest of people wanting to learn what is correct.

I'm glad I made that decision and I still stand by it. My main focus is to provide advice and tools that solve today's problems, and not leave old rubbish sitting around.

Recently I felt I had a few things to say that doesn't fit the evergreen mould. Stuff that IS about NOW and what is happening TODAY. So I've decided to add a blog to my website!!!!

This blog section is just about that. I won't blog about how to do SEO things or what I class as evergreen SEO subjects. My blogs are about, well have a look...

SEO Blogs...

Sunday, 30 October 2016

Googlebot crawling repeated 301 redirects

Google has stated that they will follow redirects up to a certain point. This experiment aims to find out how far.

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Thursday, 13 October 2016

Review Star Rich Snippets

Every e-commerce business wants to stand out from the crowd, and rich snippets help achieve that goal by drawing attention to your website's entry on Search Engine's Result Pages (SERP).

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Monday, 19 January 2015

Big Digital Adelaide 2016 - Garry Illyes

A must for anyone from Adelaide who is interested in getting their business working better for them on the web. And a great opportunity for out-of-towners to visit Adelaide and learn more about digital marketing.

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Thursday, 8 May 2014

SEO news and articles curated from the best sources around the world.

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Tuesday, 29 October 2013

In Apr 2012 this website suffered a major drop in Google traffic. It was Penguin 1.0.

In Oct 2013 it came back thanks to Penguin 2.1.

Find out more about what I did to recover.

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Friday, 12 July 2013

CognitiveSEO

CognitiveSEO is a new online tool that helps you analyse a domains backlinks and more. Great for competitor analysis or link cleanups.

Here I go through some of the features to see what it can do.

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Sunday, 31 March 2013

Graphs like this are a useful way to present linked data such as the pages on this website.

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Sunday, 3 March 2013

SEO Adelaide

You're looking for an SEO and you live in Adelaide. It makes sense to search for "SEO Adelaide". But whom here can you trust?

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Saturday, 5 January 2013

I analysed 786,031 search result titles to find out how much of a page title can get displayed. Is it based on characters, pixels or something else?

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Friday, 30 November 2012

Link Building Brainstorm Team

In a hangout organised by DejanSEO, 9 respected SEOs (and me) analysed an eCommerce website to brainstorm ideas on how to build effective links to it.

Find out the great ideas they came up with.

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Tuesday, 20 November 2012

On Tuesday April 24, 2012 this website suffered a major drop in Google sourced traffic. The new algorithm they introduced was quickly given the name Penguin and started a mass of speculation amongst SEOs.

Here I chronicle the actions I have made to try and get myself out of the Penguin Prison.

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Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Anyone can place your analytics code on their website and trigger traffic counts in your account!

You'd be surprised what I found out while investigating this.

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Friday, 30 April 2010

Facebook Like Button

Facebook announced this month a new set of website plugin features for your website. This includes a 'Like' button that interacts with peoples Facebook accounts.

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Friday, 9 April 2010

The rumours have been going around for a while. Mainly stemmed from Google's activities such as adding a site performance tool to their Google Search Console . Google denied speed affected search ranking until now...

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Friday, 2 April 2010

Google's browser Toolbar contains a little green bar that indicates how important Google thinks the current page is. This is called its PageRank (PR).

Around April 2nd, 2010 Google update its PageRank database and the PageRank for all the pages on the internet that it has indexed.

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