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We all know that website security is vital, to protect you from outside threats and to keep your website safe for both you and customers. But website security can also influence your SEO. This is because, the more secure your website is, the better it will rank in the SERP’s. This increase your website's visibility to users which therefore gives you an increased chance of conversions and leads.  How Security Affects Website SEO  HTTPS  If you look at the...

Local SEO is vital for businesses that operate on a regional basis, and need good footfall to their shop or offices. Local SEO focuses on appearing in the Search Engine Results in a specific location, to increase website traffic and leads. This strategy allows you to compete more effectively against bigger competitors. Here’s how to make your local SEO successful.  1. Create a Google My Business Account - and Use it  Google My Business is a really handy...

Just because you have a local business, this does not mean that you shouldn’t be using Google and online tactics to optimise your visibility to local customers.  Here are the things your business needs to be doing on Google:  What You Need To Do on Google  Optimise your Google My Business Listing This will appear on the right hand side of organic searches in Google, and you should ensure that this is filled out correctly. That includes general business information...

Google My Business is a feature often overlooked by many businesses and marketers - but it can be extremely effective. It helps businesses to be more discoverable both online and real life. In order for small businesses to grow and survive they must be discoverable by users and customers.  What is Google My Business?  Google My Business is a free tool that allows businesses to manage how they appear in Google Search and maps. It is information that...

Following on from our overall SEO blog post, we thought we would delve deeper into the world of Alt Tags.  Alt tags are a fundamental part of SEO, and are also important for accessible reasons. Here’s everything you need to know about Alt Tags…  What is an Alt Tag?  Alt Tags are small descriptions added on to your images in the back end of your website. These should describe the image in detail but be kept short and precise....

You may have read our previous blogs on SEO but have you ever heard of black hat SEO? Here we will talk through what Black hat SEO is, why you should avoid it and how to avoid it.  What is Black Hat SEO?  Black Hat SEO is a set of disapproved practises that are used to increase a sites organic rank in the search engines, which violate the search engines terms of service. It is commonly used to...

We have written lots of previous SEO blog posts, however a little update does no harm. We’ve put together information on 5 of the main elements of SEO, so tighten your seatbelts and let’s jump right in…  Title Tags  Also known as H Tags, Title tags will appear on all of your website pages. These allow website crawlers to identify the most important content on the page, further helping to rank your website for the most relevant searches....

Hashtags are a fundamental element to your brands success on social media, helping to make your content discoverable, and helping to build your brand awareness. They are a great way to engage your audience and increase your social impact.  What is a Hashtag?  A Hashtag is a word or keyword preceded by a hash (#). This is used within a social media post to help users that may be interested in your topic to search and find you,...

SEO is the process of optimising your posts and website content in order to help your ranking organically in Google. Optimising your blog posts to make them more search engine friendly means that your site will likely be ranked higher, which in turn means that you will gain more website traffic.  How to make your blogs SEO friendly 1. Utilise keywords throughout Once you have researched relevant keywords for your post, ensure that you use these throughout...

Video tends to have high engagement rates, which allows you to use it in your digital marketing on YouTube. With over 6 billion hours of videos watched every month on YouTube, showing how much of a growing platform it is, making is a great tool to promote your services and increase brand awareness. Here are some ways in which you can increase engagement: 1. Post and Share at an Appropriate Time and Regularly Create content that is...