A blog post with what’s on Attacat Charlie’s reading list this week including a look at awesome keyword research tools and changes to authorship markup and SERP activity.
Over the past decade Google’s business model has been one of culture cultivation followed by taxation – where a product is provided free of charge to allow a culture of use to develop, and when it reaches critical mass it is upgraded with a paid for version. After ten years we are now witnessing Google’s transition from a seemingly ad-supported free service, to it’s real form of an advertising platform with a few non-commercial results to maintain a rounded service.
Tomorrow evening Attacat Tim will be co-speaking along with Euan Duncan from MacRoberts LLP at the Scottish Society for Computers and Law about the topic of SEO and the Law. Learn more about what the evening holds here…
You may have heard chat about recent changes to Google’s search ranking algorithms, named Panda and Penguin.
Over a three week period in April 2012 these major iteration updates or ‘filters’ to the algorithm have affected how certain links and sites are perceived, and has caused some sites to slip or even completely lose their positions in Google search engine results pages (SERPs). So what are they in simple terms?
For on-page factors and usability.
Equivalent filter targeting offsite factors and links.
Good keyword research is the base for any good SEO or PPC campaign, so here are a few research tools you might find useful.
When I sat down at the end of February to write an SEO roundup, the subject matter really didn’t inspire. Some posts just don’t deserve a publish button. March on the other hand was full of intrigue with promise of more change on the horizon.
Blog network armageddon
Before you read this as Google penalising blogs, please don’t. [...]
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