Monthly Archives: April 2010

Time for Google to grow up?

We all love Google; it has risen to take over 85% of European search traffic by delivering consistently more relevant and authoritative results than the other search engines. However, its ‘amateur’ approach to service delivery at times can be problematic. … Continue reading

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Get your website listed in Google local results

Google have recently decided to rename Google Local Business Centre as Google Places, but there’s a subtle update that they slipped in at the same time that will be very useful to many small businesses. Google Places, as it is … Continue reading

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Title tag not updating?

Sometimes when you are fine tuning title tags for Search Engine Optimisation you find that a title tag is obstinate and seemingly won’t change in the Google results (in particular on the home or index page). You wonder where on … Continue reading

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Write SEO content once, but publish several times…

With so many channels to communicate on nowadays – your website, Facebook, your blog, Twitter, LinkedIn etc. it can be almost impossible to keep them all up to date. But in fact you can simplify things by linking a lot … Continue reading

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Search Engine Optimisation using sitemap.xml files

A sitemap.xml file is a text file that tells search engines the structure of of your website. It does this by listing all the pages on your website and their importance. When a search engine indexes a website it indexes … Continue reading

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