What people who don’t know about SEO don’t understand

I spoke with a previous client last week who’d had a message in webmaster tools that unnatural links to his website had been detected. He was concerned about that, and also believed that the site was being penalised in search results because it didn’t appear on page one for the word Rightside, which was part…

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2014 and Local Search

Wow … Welcome to 2014 ! Local Search results becoming even more integrated with the main search results. We are already seeing that many searches are producing a majority of local search results. You may not even notice this when you search in Google however where you search from is affecting your results. Even in locations…

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What Needs to be Done in 2014 ?

Well that’s a relief, Google’s search results have become a bit more sane. Over Christmas, page one of search results for roofing contractors was a block of Local results that were mostly plumbers and nearly all directories for the main results. Today, things are back to normal, with roofers back on page one and my…

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Where did the income go ?

  The second half of 2014 we were writing a post on our website and letting people know by email very consistently – one a week mostly. Then the last 5 weeks of the year business got very hectic and it dropped out. Look at the graphs on the left. The peak in income at…

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