21 SEO Tips for Small Businesses

June 29, 2016By Ben CopeSearch Engine Optimisation (SEO)

If you run a small business, it’s important to always work cost effectively but also smart. Here are a few great SEO tips tailored to small businesses. Note: If you’re still looking to sort out your basic SEO foundations, make sure to check out our ultimate SEO checklist for small businesses first! Spend time on on-page and off-page … Read More

Should You Link Out to Other Websites?

June 22, 2016By Ben CopeSearch Engine Optimisation (SEO)

It can be immensely beneficial for your SEO when you link other websites, but precautions must be taken when deciding which ones. Placing your links on specific, relevant websites could help you reap qualified traffic back to your own whereas bad links can earn you penalties from Google. We explore why not all links are equal … Read More

The Dangers of Copying Website Content

June 22, 2016By Ben CopeSearch Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Website content is extremely important for SEO purposes. But sometimes webmasters choose copying website content from content that already exists somewhere else, rather than creating their own – is this okay? When it comes to optimising your website, content is extremely important. High quality, well-written and informative content forms the basis of any successful web presence. … Read More

How to Check Your Website Rankings in Google

June 22, 2016By Ben CopeSearch Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Since Google launched its Panda and Penguin updates it’s become even more important to understand where your website ranks. From Google Search Console to the top online SEO software, you can better track where your website ranks and when you fluctuate in the SERPs. Here are several tips to keep in mind when tracking your Google search rankings. … Read More

10 Common Local SEO Myths – Busted

June 21, 2016By Ben CopeSearch Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Unfortunately, there are many search engine myths out there and it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. Your rankings could be boosted by simply knowing a few of these SEO elements. We’ve pulled together a list of the most common local SEO myths and busted them so you don’t have to.   Common Local SEO Myths Local … Read More

DIY SEO vs Hiring a Consultant

June 21, 2016By Ben CopeSearch Engine Optimisation (SEO)

When it comes to deciding whether you should do your own SEO or hire someone, you should consider the resources it would take. Let’s take a look at the different options you have. If you’re a small business owner you don’t always have the option of hiring someone to do your online marketing and SEO. Often … Read More