SEO Tips and Tricks Posts

Writing for Search Engines or Visitors?

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Should you write content for search engines or visitors? You need traffic from Google but it’s got to be useful or your site won’t convert, won’t sell. Here’s a quick look at this false dilema and how to make search engine friendly content that users love.


Flash Websites – Give Your SEO a Break – SEO Tip

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

This is a pretty straightforward SEO Tip. If you are thinking about one of those free Flash websites maybe you should think again. Flash websites cause a number of serious problems for your SEO and you should think these through before you use Flash.


6 SEO Reasons to Start a Blog

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

There are many reasons that you should run a blog if you are promoting your business online. This post looks at 6 SEO benefits to blogging and why you should start a blog as part of your online marketing.


Internal Linking Problem Found in 6 out of 8 Websites

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

In this post, I’m going to focus on a duplicate content problem that we see a lot. Why are SEO best practices missed so often? and what are the implications of small problems as you build and improve your site?


Christmas Shopping Online – A DIY SEO Audit

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Who is Christmas shopping online?   Almost everybody one way or another.  Even if they are only looking around and comparing prices.  I had reason to be looking at online shopping directories and blogs the other day.  Predictably enough, Christmas offers and ideas were all over the place.  It gave me a perfect opportunity to do a [...]


Keyword Research – 12 Post SEO Guide #3

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Once you know the goals you have for your site, it is time to think about keyword research.  Keyword research is the process of finding and analysing the terms that people use to search for your products or services or content.  Keyword research is about finding the high traffic search terms that will bring visitors [...]


Link Building – Can Customer Knowledge Get You More Links?

Friday, September 10th, 2010

It’s time to get practical here on the blog.  Thinking about your customers is central to a good online marketing strategy.  With this post I want to show how thinking about your customers can improve your website marketing, increase traffic and lead to sales.  I want to do it with a practical example.  Let’s look [...]


SEO Tip #1 – Build a Better Website

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Right.  When you come to the SEO Tips section of your local online marketing blog you probably aren’t expecting “Build a Better Website”.  No Doubt, you want the little tips and tricks that make the SEO magic happen. You’ve got a site, it’s down on the third page for a couple of your important keywords [...]