10 SEO Myths Web Designers Should Be Aware Of

Presented at Brisbane Web Design Meetup Group, 20th November 2014 We love our monthly meetups with some of the best local web designers, developers and business people. It’s always a fun night with a creative vibe and a lively atmosphere. At the most recent event on November 20, we were celebrating 8 years of having…

SEO Tips: Link Building with Ahrefs

As a beginner SEO you can be forgiven for feeling slightly overwhelmed by the vast array of techniques and best practices that are recommended to achieve good rankings. Link building is just one of a number of ongoing tasks you will need to tackle to get the best results and move up the search engine…

7 Best Search Operators to Help With SEO

          No matter how much you think you know about Google, there’s always something more we could all learn. It is an unbelievably powerful tool, but if you don’t know how to harness it, you aren’t getting the most out of it, and your competitors may be. There are seemingly infinite tools that Google has…

Will Switching to HTTPS Give Your SEO a Boost?

So Google officially confirmed that HTTPS is a ranking factor about a month ago. A few days ago Search Metrics released results of a study showing there doesn’t seem to be any discernible correlation between using HTTPS and search rankings. This is not really surprising as Google stated that HTTPS is for now “only a…

Checklist: Kickstart your SEO with Digital PR

The progression of online newspapers, blogs and digital radio means PR is now an online marketing channel. Public relations, and ‘digital’ public relations campaigns should be designed to drive engagement and start conversations with new and existing customers – it is not necessarily a sales tool, but a branding exercise. If handled correctly, digital PR…

Quick SEO Wins: 31 Ideas From The Experts

When was the last time you started a new SEO campaign? New projects are often exciting, but there’s one thing many SEOs don’t look forward to. The mismatch between expectations and actual progress of many search campaigns. Even when clients are well informed about the long-term nature of most search strategies, secretly they hope this…

Speaker: CPA Australia – Brisbane Southside

I was the speaker at yesterday’s CPA Australia discussion forum for Brisbane’s Southside members. As mentioned here are my slides… and don’t forget there’s a CPA discount code (but I think there’s only one place left this month). I spoke about web marketing, website design particularly about getting the thing converting before going out and…

Google Hummingbird and Inbound Marketing

  So Google have rolled out another animal themed algorithm change, the lightly named “Hummingbird.” Digital marketers and SEOs the world over held their breaths with anticipation when news came out that Google had started rolling out another change. What is it? What would it do? How would it affect me? What Is It? Hummingbird…