8 Common SEO Myths Exposed

8 Common SEO Myths Exposed

Search engines such as Google update their algorithm hundreds of times each year. For SEOs, it is a never ending task staying ahead of the curve. With every change to Google’s algorithm, there exists the potential for a massive shift in what constitutes best practice. If you’re not involved in […]

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12 Simple SEO Checks To Make On Your Site

12 Simple SEO Checks To Make On Your Site

Search engine optimisation (SEO) can be quite a daunting subject. Business owners generally don’t understand the importance of SEO, and many businesses I work with still struggle to realise the huge return of investment to be had with a solid foundation for SEO. SEO isn’t going anywhere, it’s just evolving. […]

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11 Factors That Could Be Killing Your Rankings

11 Factors That Could Be Killing Your Rankings

Have you been sold the dream by an agency promising to rank your site in the number one placing in Google for all your money-making keywords, only to find they didn’t even get you onto page one? Perhaps you once ranked really well in Google but now find yourself struggling […]

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6 Super Simple Local SEO Strategies for Small to Medium-Sized Businesses

6 Super Simple Local SEO Strategies for Small to Medium-Sized Businesses

As the sheer number  of businesses setting up new websites grows every day, it can be tough for the small- to medium-sized business to stand out. Local SEO has grown massively in recent years, thanks to the rise in smartphone usage, providing search results that are relevant to a user […]

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How to Find Out if your Site was Hit by Mobilegeddon

How to Find Out if your Site was Hit by Mobilegeddon

It’s been a few weeks since Google rolled out its mobile-friendly algorithm, aptly dubbed ‘Mobilegeddon’. The algorithm, designed to improve the mobile browsing experience, has boosted traffic for ‘mobile-friendly’ websites, while penalising those that aren’t optimised for mobile devices. Google has been concerned with mobile-friendly content for a while now, […]

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6 Must-Know Changes to Google’s Search Engine Results Pages

6 Must-Know Changes to Google’s Search Engine Results Pages

Google has made a number of important changes to how they rank and display results in their search engine results pages over the last six months. Some you might have heard about and others you might not. Either way, it’s important to know whether your site has suffered or benefitted […]

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154 Tips From SES London, 2015

154 Tips From SES London, 2015

Justin Deaville, Lisa Bollins, Zoe-Lee Skelton and Liang Chen spent the day at the SES London Conference. Here are 154 of the best tips and tactics we heard from both days: Day 1 10th February 2015 How the “internet of things” (IOT) will impact (all) commerce by Shawn Burns, Senior Vice President, […]

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7 Essential Tips for Optimising a Webpage (in 2014)

7 Essential Tips for Optimising a Webpage (in 2014)

Recently, Google changed the layout of its search listings and our clients have been asking us what this means for SEO. So, here, with a little help from the Mad Hatter, is Receptional’s up-to-date guide to optimising your webpages.* If you’re familiar with Lewis Carroll’s 1865 novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, […]

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14 Essential Tips for a Profitable Ecommerce Website

14 Essential Tips for a Profitable Ecommerce Website

According to a 2013 report by the ONS (Office for National Statistics): “72% of UK adults bought goods or services online” With more and more shoppers turning to online stores, businesses around the world now rely on their websites to bring in a large chunk of their total revenue. I’m […]

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Three Easy Steps to Replacing Your Lost Keyword Data

Three Easy Steps to Replacing Your Lost Keyword Data

Over the summer of 2013, Google adopted secure search for most of its search results. SEO consultants lost their keyword data, organic keywords disappeared from Google Analytics, most search queries now show up as ‘not provided’. More recently, in December 2013, Google improved the quality of the keyword data it […]

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