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Monitoring your server uptime and performance

12 April 2011

Most of us are afraid of experiencing server downtime or loss of performance as this might result in loss of rankings, removal from the SERPs and loss in conversions....

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Top-3 Performance Optimizations (you should apply right away!)

16 February 2011

Since Google officially introduced page speed as a ranking factor in 2010 I thought I’d put together some of the things we do when optimizing a website for better...

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The Long Tail

Defining the Long Tail for SEO

15 February 2011

Apparently some SEOs believe that optimising a site for long tail traffic is not really SEO. I disagree, and below I will explain why. First of all, let’s define...

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Geotargeting: TLDs, Sub-Folders & Sub-Domains

15 November 2010

Geotargeting for International SEO isn’t a new topic; however the question of how to get the right geotargeted content ranking for each particular country

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Microformat and Datafeed Optimisation – A4U Expo London 2010

13 October 2010

Panel – Richard Baxter of SEOGadget, Jonathan Stewart of ReviewCentre and Will Critchlow of Distilled. Richard steps into Jon Myer’s shoes to help moderate as well as speak, so...

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Could information accessibility be the biggest threat for Google?

11 October 2010

What’s the biggest threat for Google? Bing? Wolfram|Alpha? Facebook? Twitter? Or is it something completely different? It could be the accessibility of information on the internet. While Google is...

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SEO: Back to Basics

15 September 2010

So now that we’ve thoroughly established that SEO is not dead and we all still have jobs, livelihoods, and incomes, let’s get back to actually getting some SEO done,...

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The Need for Speed in Site Performance and CRO: Time is Money!

2 September 2010

A few weeks ago I blogged on the need for speed and enabling http compression within IIS and Apache. There have been recent posts on how http compression and...

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The Definitive Guide to Image Search Optimisation

30 August 2010

Last week Jeroen van Eck and Bill Slawski lamented the lack of a solid guide to image search optimisation. Bill threw down the gauntlet, and I picked it up....

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Nurses and Doctors in SEO

12 August 2010

This article was published first in last months State of Search newsletter. Sign up for the newsletter to receive unique content every month. I have come to understand that...

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