So Your Site’s Been Penalised? Now What?

Google’s war on spam has left quite an impact on the SEO industry of late, with last week’s Penguin update leaving swathes of web masters taken totally by surprise, running to the forums to make their complaints. While “white hat” SEO can start to look smug, innocent bystanders have been caught in the cross fire. Let’s imagine […]

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How to Maximise Your Chances of a Better Local Ranking

Having a local presence within the search engines has become essential over the last year. More and more businesses are realising the importance of ranking well for local searches but a large number don’t exactly know what to do about it. Most know bits and pieces and have set up the odd profile here and […]

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Google’s Heading for Life after Link Trust – Here’s How to Prepare

Ah, +1. You’ve got to love it. Just as we are getting used to the impact of Facebook Likes and Retweets, Google goes and throws its weighty hat in the ring, leaving digital marketers to fumble around in the dark once more, trying to find the light switch and work out how each social button […]

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Google Testing URLs Under Titles in SERPS

I love it when we catch Google testing new stuff – Dan just caught this latest test in Google’s search results, also caught a few weeks back at Blogstorm: Google appear to have moved the URL for the search result underneath the title element of the search result. As it happens, it’s the ranking URL […]

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Theatre & Movie Listings in Google Search Results

Google have been playing around with movie listings in SERPs for a while– displaying snippets that include ratings information, links through to trailers and reviews too. However, today we caught these results for “cinema” and “theatre” in the UK results. Individual film pages are formed from comprehensive aggregated data – being pulled through from authoritative […]

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How to Install Google’s Chrome OS in a Windows Virtual Machine

Why install Chrome OS? As a digital marketer, it might be beneficial to have insight into projects outside of pure SEM that could one day affect the way we work. Take the Nexus One for example. Google are working on projects in many different industries that one day could impact our lives as fundamentally as […]

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Life After iPhone – Living with the Nexus One

Our Nexus One arrived in the UK on January 7th last week. The fast delivery time was impressive, and the animations on power up showing off the quality of the screen satisfying. But what of the experience of using the phone and migrating from an iPhone? Is a Nexus One better than an iPhone? I’ve […]

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What Google’s Chrome OS Means for the Future of Computing

I’d like to take the opportunity to wish you a Happy New Year and good fortune for 2010, and introduce Jeff Orloff back to SEOgadget who’s looking at how Google’s Chrome OS could impact the future of computing. Over to you, Jeff! Google has hit the headlines recently with its announcement that netbooks running their […]

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Using Noarchive to Remove Your Cache – What’s the Impact?

Recently, I’ve been interested in understanding if implementing an instruction to remove the cache link using the “noarchive” tag has any impact on your search engine traffic and rankings. Photo by: acka47 As Dave puts it: So the only reason I can see why I should leave the Google Cached link is so that other […]

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Interesting Google Homepage Variant

Thought this was worth posting – a screenshot sent over by Jemima after going directly to Google.co.uk, she was presented with this setup dialogue: You can see from the link in the top right hand corner that the Google homepage is its iGoogle guise. I’ve never seen an automatic redirect to iGoogle’s homepage before – […]

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