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“Growing up”, Google learned to understand the abbreviations. Today it knows that ‘SEO’ stands for ‘Search Engine Optimization’. You can see it in the search engine results pages where Google highlights the keyword you have made a search for in the text description it displays about your site. So if you make a search for […]

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The vast majority of the web sites have almost no traffic at all. How about yours? Almost anyone who published a web site realised after the hype in the office quieted, that there is something missing. There was no visitors on the web site. You learned to be patient, and have been watching the web […]

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It would be very nice, and the whole SEO ‘science’ would be much better perceived and accepted by the marketing people if the SEO work could be measured somehow. Imagine the tool or a process that will tell you on the scale 1 to 100 – exactly where your web site is? Web Site Grader […]

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Some three months ago I wrote the post about the speed of Google – defining a test on how long does Google really take to place a new web site high (first page) for the relevant search phrases. We all know that Google will fairly quickly display a web site high in the search engine […]

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After some 2 and a half months, the SeoSonsultant.ie is on the first page in Google for the search keyword ‘SEO’, with the option ‘Pages in Ireland’ selected. The blog activity statistics in those two months is: Blog Stats There are currently 20 posts and 27 comments, contained within 6 categories and 50 tags. So […]

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Google always surprises us in different ways. The Experimental Labs seams like a place where they are just having fun! In doing so, they managed to create some nice tools. Talking about a keyword suggestion tool with an original approach in displaying the volume of searches as well as suggesting keywords? Here you go: Is […]

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Is your Content management System (CMS) search engine optimised (SEO)? Here is a short check list to help you answer the question: 1. URL Rewriting Long gone are the days where there was gibberish in the web addresses or the URLs. Funnily enough all content management systems still work with those long and complex URLs. […]

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There are two major approaches when optimising a web site for the search engine: 1. Low hanging fruit When a web site is being optimised for a search phrase that almost no other web site is optimised for (at least not intentionally) it is usually fairly easy to get super high ranking super fast. Take […]

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A few times the new page I would be optimising for Google, I would se the new page all of the sudden, completely unexpected, on the first page in Google during the weekend. I would be happy and start the celebrations only to find out that on Monday the web site is nowhere in the […]

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The Canonical URL issue that is talked about a lot lately since even Google itself it has a huge impact on the search engine ranking of your web page is all about defining one page and one URL of your web site to help the search engines define what the real Home of your web […]

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