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10 Questions To Ask Before Designing/Developing Your Website

As a website owner, the first thing I would recommend is that you start thinking about your website as if it was your car, your home or your business premises, I’m sure you go to great lengths to ensure that everything is in your name, that you are the legal owner of those properties and only you or someone you trust have the keys to it.

Smart Thinking Bookshelf

There seems to be plenty of freelancers and companies around that are otherwise doing reasonable work in terms of design and development, using hostage customer retention tactics, which are a sure lose lose way to start a business relationship.
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Server Location For SEO – How Important Is It?

In addition to using a local TLD for SEO and paying attention to other region, country and even city specific local SEO factors, it is also very important to consider where your server is located.

Here is proof that server location is an SEO ranking factor, right from Continue reading

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Is Better For SEO? Local SEO And TLDs

Is better seo? This is a question that brings a few visitors to this site, Google seems to “think” I already answer that question in another post. Google Local SEO 8 Quick Tips for Business. I’ll save you the click through, see below what that page says about a local TLD being better for SEO. Continue reading

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How To Style The Contact Form 7 Submit Button

Contact form 7 is a WordPress plugin for building forms, it is one of the most popular and one that I use on this site and a few others. I really like the AJAX messages it gives to the users without refreshing the page. Skip the prose Continue reading

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How Quickly Can I Expect SEO Results?

The short answer is there are no one size fits all answers to that question

In a very best case scenario you can see considerable results in six months more realistically twelve. This best case scenario is for example for a new site with a brand new domain never used before. Measuring SEO in anything less than six month periods is a completely futile and misleading exercise. Continue reading

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Google+ Authorship In July 2014 What Changed And Did Not

In case you have missed it, circle count and Google+ avatar on the SERPs (search engine results page) is no more, since the end of June. If we are going to believe John Muller and Google this was done to clean the SERPs.

John Mueller on Google+ about the Authorship change

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Should I Get A .london Domain For My Local Business?

In case you missed the recent coverage on BBC and wider UK media, or the more permanent debate amongst techies, Bloggers, SEOs and other web creatures, we are running out of domains, the solution has been to create more location and theme specific domains. Continue reading

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How Important Are Keywords In The Domain URL For SEO?

This is one of the greatest myths and misconceptions that float around the web and SEO world, the vast majority of my SEO tuition clients and some SEO clients also make this assumption. Continue reading

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How To Do SEO Guest Blogging In 2014 – DON’T – Sisyphus For SEOs

Sisyphus Greek Mythology

Sisyphus Greek Mythology – Image Credits Wikipedia

If you haven’t seen the post or haven’t heard the news (what are you reading anyway) Google’s SPAM czar, that’s Matt Cutts, has come out on his own blog announcing that Continue reading

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7 Shades Of Optimal – The Forgotten Word In SEO

My original title for this post was, 50 shades of SEO, but that was a book I got to chapter five or six and realised I was wasting my time, just another tale overhyped by the media and Joe and Jane blogs followed suit. On the remote possibility you don’t know what I’m alluding Continue reading

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