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Dan Sharp is founder & Director of Screaming Frog. He has developed search strategies for a variety of clients from international brands to small and medium sized businesses and designed and managed the build of the innovative SEO Spider software.

27 January, 2014 by screamingfrog

How To Use The SEO Spider For Broken Link Building

If you've not heard of 'broken link building' before, it's essentially a tactic that involves letting a webmaster know about broken links on their site and suggesting an alternative resource (perhaps your own site or a particular piece of content, alongside any others). There's a couple of ways that link...

I've been meaning to write about how to use the Screaming Frog SEO Spider to audit redirects in a site migration for a little while. It's a really important feature, something we use all the time internally and love, and one that I realised perhaps not all are completely aware...

15 July, 2013 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 2.20

I am delighted to announce version 2.20 of the Screaming Frog SEO spider. We have been busy behind the scenes developing some very cool new features which we hope everyone will enjoy! As always, thank you to everyone for their fantastic feedback and suggestions, we still have plenty more to...

5 February, 2013 by screamingfrog

Google Panda - How Many Actually Recover?

The original Google Panda algorithm was introduced on the 23rd of February 2011 on Google.com to reduce the visibility of 'low quality' sites with content identified to be a poor user experience, thin and often partially duplicated in nature. The Google Panda algorithm was then pushed out to all English...

30 January, 2013 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 2.10

Just a quick post to let you all know we have released an update of the Screaming Frog SEO spider to version 2.10. The updated version of the SEO spider has plenty of new features, which include - Save Configuration - You can now save the spider configuration to be...

19 July, 2012 by screamingfrog

When Google Gets Penalties Wrong

I wanted to share a very interesting Google penalty case that we ecountered recently. An old client who owns an ecommerce website with a multi-million pound turnover and sells electronic goods called me out of the blue a few weeks ago on a Sunday morning, extremely concerned because their website...

27 June, 2012 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 2.00

It's been a little longer than usual between our SEO spider updates, so I am pleased to announce the release of the Screaming Frog SEO spider version 2.00. New SEO spider features include the following - Word count - The SEO spider now counts the number of words on a...

We thought it would be interesting to put together a quick post which helps visualise the impact of various Google penalties, updates and filters. Obviously the best way to gauge the impact would be to analyse analytics, conversion and ranking data. However, we are not always privy to such data...

21 February, 2012 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider For Ubuntu & 1.90 Update

I am excited to announce the release of the Screaming Frog SEO spider for Ubuntu. I know some of you might have already been using the SEO spider on Ubuntu, but this is a properly packaged version. Alongside the Ubuntu release we have also updated the SEO spider to version...

23 November, 2011 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Is Now 1 Year Old

It's a year ago today that we released the SEO spider, so we thought we should celebrate a little! Check out @matthopson's birthday cake skillz below - The last 12-months have been fantastic, both in terms of development of the SEO spider but also our growth as a search marketing...