Are You Still Using Outdated Link Building Methods?

The world of link building, just like digital marketing, is forever changing.  The methods that use to work for link building have quickly become outdated.  To help make sure you’re not still in 2011 when it comes to link building, here are 6 old strategies to ditch and what to […]

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Why Don't Google's Seller Ratings Add Up?

Browsing Google Product listings recently, I noticed that the seller ratings seemed much higher than you would expect based on the breakdown of reviews provided. Companies with many 1 star reviews seemed to enjoy quite high averages which didn’t seem to add up. In the interests of science, I took […]

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The Perils of Google's Soft 404 Detection

A soft 404 is basically an error page with the technical part wrong (the error code). I’ll save you the tech stuff, which Google themselves explain well enough.  So, when Google visits a page, it checks for common words used to denote an error page – "page not found" "error", […]

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The Perils of Google’s Soft 404 Detection

A soft 404 is basically an error page with the technical part wrong (the error code). I’ll save you the tech stuff, which Google themselves explain well enough.  So, when Google visits a page, it checks for common words used to denote an error page – "page not found" "error", […]

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Guest Post: Use Site Acceleration to Increase Your Search Engine Rankings and eCommerce Revenue

Guest Post by David Henzel Learn how to use site acceleration to convert more people and make more money! I was shopping for a watch yesterday, and I found an affiliate marketing site selling every type of watch under the Sun. It was well-optimized for searches for specific types of […]

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Most Common SEO Issues 2011 Countdown – Number One

It’s only just over a week away from Christmas, snow has settled outside the Receptional offices and we’ve reached the final instalment of our Top Five Most Common SEO Issues as Seen by Receptional in 2011 list. For any latecomers, the title will have given it away but we’ve been […]

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Most Common SEO Issues 2011 Countdown – Number Three

Welcome readers to the midway point in our weeks countdown of the Top Five Most Common SEO Issues as Seen by Receptional in 2011. If you were unfortunate enough to miss numbers four and five of the countdown, don’t worry, dry those tears, here they are: Number Four – Content […]

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Most Common SEO Issues 2011 Countdown – Number Four

Welcome to the second instalment in our Top Five Most Common SEO Issues as Seen by Receptional in 2011. For anyone who missed yesterday’s blog, the premise of this countdown is to highlight common SEO problems – the issues we see time and time again on the vast majority of […]

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Passing the Google AdWords Fundamentals and Advanced Search Exams!

This week I successfully completed my Google AdWords Advanced Search exam, which along with the Fundamentals exam which I previously took in July has now completed my Search Advertising Certificate. Fortunately I passed both of them first time, but I don’t think it would have been possible without spending time […]

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10 SEO Signals That Scream "You're Doing It Wrong!"

Generally in life I follow the principle of if I’m not learning from my mistakes then I’m not trying hard enough. All too often it is easy to get carried away with complacency and miss the blindingly obvious mistakes that are staring us in the face. So how do you know […]

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