Two Shockingly Simple Ways Content Marketing Will Make You Better in Bed

The world is a hectic place, and one of the biggest problems with our busy schedules is that many of us are not getting enough sleep. According to NHS Choices, most of us need around eight hours of good-quality sleep a night, and if we don’t get that, we could be storing up issues way […]

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If I Optimise for Local, Aren’t I Jeopardising National?

I’ve just written this rather large article on optimising for local search, specifically for Birmingham (it’s a place I know, so I wrote about it). Now, it speaks a lot about how to promote a website specifically for people who are either adding an area to their search term, like “Cycle shop Birmingham”, or are […]

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Five Birmingham Specific SEO Local Ranking Factors for 2017
Although this article is aimed specifically at those companies who are based in the Birmingham area of the UK and its surrounding areas (we're not afraid to mention the Black Country here!), the principles are pretty much the same for any business. If you're based in another city, say, Manchester, just replace many of the [...]

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Is SEO a Technical Skill? Can Anyone Do It Or is it Just for Geeks?

This is a question that was asked by a couple of people in various ways, and it’s a good one. I’ve come across this barrier to SEO for years, and it’s no surprise. SEO started as a very technically complex skill, because way back in the bad old days, most of it was down to […]

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Is SEO Pointless for Birmingham Businesses Now?

Having a business is great. Having healthy competition is useful. But many businesses are finding the big guys are taking over. Is this happening to you? If you run a small retail business in Birmingham or the Black Country, then news of Amazon’s “warehouses in the sky” may have sent shivers down your spine. Amazon […]

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115 Social Media Facts

Every now and then we see something that makes us go “WOW!”, and today we found this little gem from Skilled.co. We’ve been banging on about social media for years, but this infographic really highlights just how powerful it has become. Worth a view! powered by Skilled.co Save

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Parasite SEO – A simple way to rank a web page in two days – Part One

Doesn’t sound very nice, does it, “parasite SEO”? I imagine you’re thinking right now about some nasty insect that attaches itself to your back and sucks away at your blood. If you weren’t, you’re welcome to that image! But parasite SEO is something that a lot of people are using to rank websites extremely quickly, […]

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Google Index to Split: How it Will Affect Your Ranking And What to Do Now

Where would you prefer to do your Google search? On your desktop or your smartphone? It was last year when the tech giant started to tinkle with the experimental idea of a mobile index, and Google tweaked its algorithm to prioritize those websites which were optimized especially for mobile. To streamline its mobile capabilities, it […]

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AMP Pages Could Give You Great Mobile Results – And it’s Simple and Instant!

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past few years or managed to blag a ticket to Mars, then you’ll know that the mobile web is growing fast. However mobile web, for all the fancy-pants posturing of Kevin Bacon, is still slower than desktop, so how can you still get the latest news, […]

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How To Overcome Your Email Marketing Fears

Nobody likes spam emails. They take up Internet bandwidth, waste your time (even if all you do is delete them) and some of them carry viruses, malware and other nasties that can ruin your computer and hijack your data. But seriously, when was the last time you saw a genuine spam email? Can you remember […]

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