With no keyword research, there would be no O in SEO. How can we optimise our website if we don't know what we're optimising for?
I thought I'd have a go at making a funny video of Matt Cutts. For those of you that don't know, Matt is a Google engineer, and is currently head of the Google Webspam team.
Let's define a couple of things here. Traffic is the number of visitors your website receives. Search volume is the number of people which search for a given keyword.
Look what I spotted the other day, high up on my shelf. Stuck between Borat and Hancock - an old backup DVD of my affiliate marketing websites from 2007.
I thought sharing some of these ancient websites on here might make for a good post. read more
I'd just like to thank my mum, my dad, all my friends, God...? No, but seriously. Wow.
My girlfriend was moaning (as usual) about her job the other day. She works in a customer-facing role and sometimes really doesn't want to get out of bed.
We've all had that feeling right? But because I'm such a nice boyfriend, I decided to try and do something about it (plus it meant I might get some peace and quiet). read more
However, how do we use this data to generate decent predictions on how much traffic we might receive at different ranking positions? read more
Of course, everybody knows content is king. But I'd like to expand on this, and discuss some of my thoughts on the development and structuring of content, particularly for blogs.
Without sounding too much like a crazy Egyptian, I think - to write a successful blog you need to build a pyramid of content. read more
I stumbled across a super link building book last week. Despite it being over 12 months old, Becoming a Clockwork Pirate by Kelvin Newman contains some fantastic SEO link building strategies which are still relevant today.
Google's Search by Image feature is now about 1 year old, and seems to be getting more and more accurate (and fun). I had never really used this feature before, but it recently came in very handy for a project I was working on.
I decided to demonstrate its coolness by setting up a little quiz. read more