Tag Archive | "Search Engine News"

Google Algorithm Changes

November 29, 2011 Comments Off

Recently Google made around 10 changes to it’s ranking algorithm. But out of these here I am discussing 4 that are most important for webmasters and website owners.

Google seem to be putting more emphasis to links from the actual content body of the page than [...]

Wiredoo MC Hammer

October 20, 2011 Comments Off

Can’t Touch This (I am sure that is what Google is thinking)- yeah right. MC Hammer has just launched a new search engine called Wiredoo. Although only in beta testing at this stages Wiredoo’s goal is to take on Google but with a focus on relationship search. Whereas Google focuses on keywords, Wiredoo will focus more on more deep [...]

How To Improve Your Google Rankings

July 6, 2011 Comments Off

How To Improve You Google Rankings? This, without a doubt, is one of the most common questions asked by business owners not matter whether you are a Mum & Dad business based in Sydney, Australia, or you are a multi national enterprise. So, below is a very simple overview on how to better rank in [...]

Search Marketing SEO Tip

April 7, 2011 Comments Off

If you did not know Google just launched an overhaul of its algorithm, the idea being that it will take out its Content Farm. What is a Content Farm? Content Farms are very low quality websites built with the simple intention of raising revenue through avenues like sponsored links. We have all come across them in [...]

Google Places Verification Changes

February 1, 2011 Comments Off

As most of you will know we are working with over 40 clients at the moment which makes us incredibly busy, so busy in fact that we only have two Google accounts across all those clients – it would be impossible to have a log in for each clients.
Anyhow, last week I went to update [...]

Toowoomba Building and Pest Inspections

July 13, 2010 1 comment

I typed the search term Toowoomba Building and Pest Inspections into Google just to see what sort of search results Google Places would provide when using an address that contains a letter – like 220B. I feel that Google gets a little lost when providing these sorts of results which is a little disappointing, especially [...]

New Google Chrome Beta

May 5, 2010 5 comments

The new Google Chrome is finally here, it is called Google Chrome Beta. The new version  has improved speed and overall performance – if that is possible.
Google Chrome Beta also has the following cool features:

You will be able to use Google Chrome features in incognito mode
Initial integration Adobe Flash
Themes for homepage, startup, heaps of content [...]

Web Site SEO

May 3, 2010 Comments Off

Web Site SEO as some people call it, in fact you would not believe how many call it web site SEO, instead of website SEO. It seems that people are still coming to terms with search engine optimisation or is it optimization, I prefer the sooner after all we Australian.
Can you believe Google Keyword Tool [...]

SEO India

April 29, 2010 2 comments

Getting your SEO done in India, and you website for that matter, is all the buzz at the moment. Why, it is just so damn cheap.
Being cheap can be a big selling point for Indian SEO companies. Some of our clients get at least 10 emails a week from SEO companies in India pedalling various [...]

Google Suggest Now More Localised

April 17, 2010 3 comments

It seems Google Suggest has become far more localised of late, especially in Australia where Google’s roll-outs seem longer to come to fruition. To be honest I have not tried this out of my local area yet, but I am quite sure that it would be much different if I were doing the same search [...]

Newcastle Florist

April 17, 2010 6 comments

Does Google control our lives? I posted this article some time ago now, and upon reflection on my lates few posts I would say that Google certainly has a say in it. Take my client Newcastle Florist, I have been on a mission to get Newcastle Florist ranked in Google Maps (currently position D) and [...]

Website Load Time & Search Rank

April 16, 2010 Comments Off

Website Load Time & Search Rank are now intertwined and vital in Google’s search ranking algorithm. It is understood that as many as 200 different things are taken into consideration with your websites rank in Google and now upload time is one of them. So, when considering improvement to your website using whitehat SEO techniques [...]

Google Off To A Good Start 2010

April 16, 2010 Comments Off

Googles march to world domination continues with a massive gain on profit for the start of 2010 with a 6.7 billion (USD) dollars in revenue, that is up 23% compared with the same time last year. The GFC obviously didn’t knock on Google’s door even though they had a decline on stock prices.
Most notable statistic [...]

Google Unveils A New Search and Look Part 2

April 11, 2010 4 comments

As I said in an ealier post Google seems to have a new look – I can’t seem to find anyone else blogging about it yet. Is it just me or am I seeing things?
Points of difference:

More seemless adwords advertisements, although I have only shown a google maps search in image
More localised option below ‘hobart [...]

Google Unveils A New Search and Look

April 5, 2010 Comments Off

Now you see it, now you don’t. Google, it seems, launched a new look on Monday – at least in Australia. But, before I could take a closer look, it disappeared into thin air. Perhaps Google is doing some testing…
What I do remember from my brief glimpse was:

You can localise even further the search [...]

Black Hat Search Engine Optimisation

March 14, 2010 1 comment

Black Hat search engine optimisation is usually means and defines some tricks your SEO consultant or yourself may do to speed up your rankings in what is considered an unethical manner.
Black Hat search engine optimisation (SEO) techniques usually comprise of a mix of the following:

The website and its content generates a feeling of a poor [...]

Mobile Phones Increase Local Searches

December 8, 2009 3 comments

As each day goes by, we are gradually finding that mobile phone carriers are slowly phasing out ‘regular’ mobile phones – especially in Europe and the US, so it is bound to follow on in Australia too. Just walk into your local Vodafone store and you will be bombarded by with phones with some very [...]

The Google 10 Pack

November 13, 2009 10 comments

In the beginning of 2008 all the major search engines, and that includes Google, began to show a totally different interface at the very top of their respective search results pages for keywords that are locally-targeted or even “key phrases” too  – for example Townsville Florist. The new look of the Google search results show [...]

Does Google Control Your Life

November 6, 2009 2 comments

It really is quite astonishing how much Google knows about our businesses, personal lives, search habits and even what we like to do on the weekend – if you are signed in to your Google account that is.
And behold the new Google Dashboard that was launched recently. Scary is just one word.
The Google Dashboard essentially [...]