SEO Training Will Stop You Getting Ripped Off

It might seem strange that a company like Matter Solutions who offer SEO services are also offering SEO training. If we’re training people how to do SEO, aren’t we potentially doing ourselves out of a job? Well, we firmly believe that knowledge beats ignorance. If you know how to do SEO properly, the internet will…

Ideas for Link Building in Difficult Industries

Link acquisition can be one of the more difficult and time consuming SEO tasks, however that makes it all the more satisfying when you pick up a good link. While there are plenty of link opportunities out there, some industries are more difficult than others, and you can be forgiven if you find yourself struggling…

Why You Should Learn SEO

Are you considering getting SEO savvy? Search Engine Optimisation is one of those things a lot of people have heard of, but few know how to do it well. It doesn’t matter if you’re hiring an SEO agency or you want to take care of business yourself, knowing the ins and outs has a range…

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…