Category: SEO advice

The best sources of free data for content marketing and link building campaigns

The best sources of free data for content marketing and link building campaigns free data sets

Producing content that presents data in unique and clever ways is almost guaranteed to earn you links. To get started though, you need to know where to find that data. If you’re unable to generate interesting and significant data in-house, then your other option is to go hunting for relevant data that is already in […]

How to use Majestic to create a link disavow file

How to use Majestic to create a link disavow file majestic-disavow

Whether it’s due to questionable link building practices in the past, a potential ‘negative SEO’ attack or a spot of SEO spring cleaning – creating and uploading disavow files is a chore most SEO’s have to do every now and then. As is common with the SEO industry, it doesn’t take long for new tools […]

A complete round-up of the best BrightonSEO round-ups

A complete round-up of the best BrightonSEO round-ups Brighton SEO speaker on stage

If you missed Brighton SEO last week (Friday 28 September), or if you were there and want a handy list of all the most useful presentations, then you’ve come to the right place. Below we’ve put all the best Brighton SEO round-ups in one place, and we’ll be updating this list as more and more […]

How to recover from the Google Medic update – and how to prepare for any future E-A-T based algorithm updates

How to recover from the Google Medic update – and how to prepare for any future E-A-T based algorithm updates

Google released a major update on 1 August 2018, which caused major fluctuations in search rankings. Although Google called the update a ‘broad core algorithm update’ (which means it affects all search results), SEOs quickly noticed that sites in the health/medical/well-being sector were hit the most – which led to Barry Schwartz quickly coining the term […]

What link data should you use when disavowing links?

What link data should you use when disavowing links? seo link building

With so many different sources of link data out there, how do we know what data to use to create the most comprehensive and effective disavow list? Whether you have suffered a link-based penalty, or if you have noticed a lot of ‘dodgy’ links in your link profile, submitting a link disavow file to Google […]

New study by SEMRush identifies top 17 organic search ranking factors

New study by SEMRush identifies top 17 organic search ranking factors google

SEMRush have updated their Ranking Factors study and identified the top 17 organic search ranking factors. Search marketing software company SEMRush have released a new study detailing the top organic ranking factors, following on from the initial study they carried out in June 2017. The study is based on their own analysis of search results […]

Local SEO ranking factors 2017 – it’s all about reviews

Local SEO ranking factors 2017 – it’s all about reviews open sign on door of business

New research into local SEO ranking factors finds customer reviews as the most prominent, helping local businesses rank in the Local Pack results in Google even with low quality link profiles. The research, carried out by localseoguide.com looked at more than 200 ranking factors across 100,000 local businesses to identify the patterns in what helps […]

Best SEO browser extensions 2017

Best SEO browser extensions 2017 Best SEO browser extensions

Whatever browser you use, whether it’s Chrome, Firefox or even Internet Explorer, there are now a growing number of extensions and plugins to help your SEO efforts. There are extensions to allow you to quickly check SEO metrics such as Domain Authority, number of pages indexed, number of links etc… as well as specific link […]