The Truth About Modern Content
The mantra “Content is King” has been bandied around for years now: it was certainly huge when I started this blog in 2007.
As a “content person” I’ve always wanted this to be true, and acted as if it was…
Key facts about keywords
There is still much uncertainty about keywords and it’s not surprising: because keyword “science” is not — and probably never will be — settled at all.
The temptation is to “stuff” content with as many relevant words as possible in …
Getting Google to keep coming back
A friend of mine has recently launched a blog on an unsuspecting world, starting from scratch.
She downloaded a copy of WordPress, bought some blog-only web space for a startling £27 a year and took one of the many …
Hidden text that works for everyone!
So hidden text on the web is a BAD THING, we all know that. Gone are the days when it was considered cool to stick loads of words on a page — usually at the bottom — in the …
Adding more content to an image-focused site
My current project — smartlivecasino.com — is meant to be visually attractive. It’s an entertainment experience, after all.
Unfortunately, the people who originally designed the site saw it more as a work of art than a sales tool. As …
Content and SEO with a twist
So my latest challenge is a website that some people my find uncomfortable. Smart Live Casino is one of the world’s growing numbers of gambling websites.
Smart Live’s “twist” is just that: it’s live roulette, streamed via webcam or …
The Mystery of Google’s Page Rank Punishment
So, you know I wrote about the cuts in Google’s page rank and how it was hitting people who’d bought in links and were feeling the pain of Google’s ethical stance? Well now I’m not so sure.
Yesterday, Barablu — …
Google Reinforces the Content Route
Google has just dropped a bombshell on many sites who obviously thought they’d got SERPS licked. They’ve cut huge swathes off the PageRank scores of many big name sites including engadget.com, forbes.com and problogger.net.
In some cases the …
Just finished my first week at barablu.com and we’re all expecting that the results should be coming through soon.
Actually, it looks like the results are coming through sooner than we expected and in surprisingly good shape. Hopefully it’s not …