20 October 2011

How Will Google’s SSL Encryption Affect Natural Search?

Google engineer Matt Cutts announced earlier this week that all Google.com users logged into their Google accounts (like gmail) will not be traceable.  This means SEOs like ourselves cannot track what keywords have been used to arrive at our clients’ sites.  However, even while on personalised search, the PPC ads are still trackable. Why the move now?  Google says it’s …

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10 June 2010

Google caffeine – why the fuss?

First off unless you are really into your SEO its unlikely that you will have heard too much if anything about Caffeine. But Caffeine is a behind the scenes bit of engineering by Google that will impact heavily in what we see in our search results, right now yes but more importantly much more in the future. So first up …

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10 November 2009

Google Caffeine live after holidays

Google Caffeine live, but not fully until January Matt Cutts has posted that the Google Caffeine is not expected to go fully live until January 2010. In a bid to stem concern from retailers that a big shake up (which was not really likely anyway) he has said that caffeine results will be made available on a visible datacenter soon …

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30 April 2009

10 reasons why The Apprentice is like SEO

As an avid fan of the BBC’s finest show – The Apprentice – I regularly tune in to watch the latest goings-on in Sir Alan Sugar’s boardroom, and last night was no exception. But whilst watching, I was suddenly struck by the parallels between SEO and the firings and hirings of Britain’s “finest business minds”…     For any American’s …

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