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I see a lot of outdated SEO material on the web.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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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 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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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 Dejan Marketing, 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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