Clients and past SEO training attendees who use our MSapp system will notice some speed improvements as the platform has been seriously upgraded this morning. For those of you who like website technologies and cloud hosting infrastructure read on. The entire platform was contained inside one (rather beefy) dedicated server, i.e. website, database and all Read more
Brian has been our office mascot for a few years now. We initially introduced him to the world as part of an experiment to prove that you can rank in Google for any phrase with the right combination of effort and know-how. (Google ‘badgers matter’ to find our furry-faced friend!) We’ve grown very fond of Read more
Last year we were lucky to be one of the first to spot and report Google’s new way of integrating maps into the search results. It looks as if more changes are on the way. We have made a few screenshots of recent tests that Google has been running. The shape of the map has Read more
Google is testing a new ad layout in the search results, with ads appearing at the top and bottom of the page instead of being displayed on the side. Take a look: Three ads are displayed above the organic search results and four are displayed below. It’s hard to say what exact implications this might Read more
Remember Google testing new layouts with local search SERPs earlier this year? It seems that Google is showing them again. This is what we saw an hour ago in Google.com.au:
Google published a new SEO Starter Guide which you can download here. Among other things the guide discusses: creating good page titles (Google recommends putting keywords in your titles, as long as you don’t overdo it) improving site structure optimising your internal and external links (by including relevant keywords in the anchor text) using robots.txt Read more
Last week Microsoft demonstrated an IE9-enhanced version of Bing and we have to say it looks impressive. The new version of Microsoft’s search engine takes advantage of HTML 5 and Internet Explorer 9 capabilities. Some of the new features in Bing Users experience smooth transitions between the search page, results and filtering results The search Read more
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Just a few hours ago Yahoo! announced that it has fully moved from using its own search engine to showing search results powered by Microsoft’s Bing.
Google is apparently testing a new way of showing search results. You don’t have to hit the “Search” button anymore, Google simply updates the results as you type. Google constantly uses a portion of its users for tests of various kinds and this time the experiment was spotted and documented by Rob Ousbey on his Read more