Google Analytics & SEO (focussed more around blogging) given to the Junior Chamber International (Edinburgh)
Google may getting a little too big for it’s boots. If I type something into the search box and hit enter then shouldn’t I at least be given the courtesy of being shown results what I’ve typed – the words I carefully considered for purpose? Well now Google seems to be manipulating search results in a hidden way by not telling me they had omitted a word from my search query until the bottom of the second page of results. Are they playing a sneaky game that could increase your advertising costs?
Today, Attcats Jon, David and Johan went down town to attend Bunnyfoot’s Charity Seminar covering topics ranging from Usability, Accessibility, testing and site analytics (all will be covered in the Brain). Besides the insightful talks they are trying to raise money for The CARE Challenge, so if you feel you benefit from this article you might consider adding a generous donation here.
Page load times have been rumoured to be part of the Google Algorithm for a while now. We see what effect publishing a site onto a Wordpress CMS, deployed on a dedicated server, has on site speed as measured by Google.
This one has been on our to-do list since the day we re-launched our website back in March but we have finally added a page about our specific Edinburgh search engine optimisation services for those looking for assistance within the confines of our pleasant capital.
Try as I might to justify this purely in terms of being a website improvement, while those looking for an Edinburgh-based SEO company or wanting to improve their presence on Edinburgh terms will be enthralled by the new page you probably won’t be surprised to hear that one of the drivers for adding the page is to improve our rankings on the phrase “Edinburgh SEO“. So does this make the addition of this page ‘unethical’?
I’m just back from presenting on the “Joy of Search” for the New Media Breakfast series that runs monthly in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. It was another excellent turnout (60+) and the stunning Tower Restaurant in Edinburgh provided the backdrop.
Unlike the Glasgow event we sadly didn’t have a Twitterfall in action [...]
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