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Bulk Testing PageSpeed Insights with the SEO Spider

Update: With the release of Spider version 12, you can now connect directly to the PageSpeed Insights API, letting you grab all your PageSpeed data automatically in the Spider — no XPath needed. Take a look here.  Google does a...

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66 Sources of Content Inspiration, Straight from the Experts

A few months ago I posted an article that outlined some of the tools & techniques we use at Screaming Frog for coming up with content ideas. Within that post I touched upon several websites that are worth visiting when...

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The New AdWords Experience- The good, the bad and the where has that gone

Hold on to your hats, the new AdWords user interface, or as Google have referred to it, ‘The New AdWords Experience’, is finally on its way. Issued way back in the spring of 2017, the new interface is set to...

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Is Bing Really Rendering & Indexing JavaScript?

Historically all search engines were fairly blind to content created dynamically using JavaScript and would only crawl and index content within the initial HTML response. But times have changed, and Google, in particular, renders web pages like a browser, processing...

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10 SISTRIX Features I Love

I have a confession to make – I love SISTRIX. SISTRIX, for the uninitiated, is an SEO tool which (amongst other things) plots website visibility based on ranking data, and gives a ton of useful and actionable insight into website...

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Interactive Content Launch Checklist - 12 Things to Do Before You Send It to the Client

The time has finally come. You’ve poured your blood, sweat, and tears into your most recent content piece, and it’s ready to be packaged up and sent to the client to be pushed live. After a few final checks and...

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Win Screaming Frog T-Shirts

It’s time for another giveway. This time you have the chance to win a very cool Screaming Frog tee. If you’re looking to keep cool this summer and proudly display your inner SEO, these are the t-shirts for you. We...

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Content Ideation: Tools & Techniques

Creating content these days is tough. Historically, when us content marketers find something that works well we tend to pursue them relentlessly, to the point of reaching diminishing returns (infographics are a case in point).

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How to Dodge Bullet(Point)s and Nail Your First SEO Talk

For a digital industry there’s much to be said for how much we all love an in-person lecture. Maybe it’s a collective longing for those rosy university days, or perhaps it’s just the buzz (and the beer) found at many...

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Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 9.0

I’m delighted to announce the release of Screaming Frog SEO Spider 9.0, codenamed internally as ‘8-year Monkey’. Our team have been busy in development working on exciting new features. In our last update, we released a new user interface, in...

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