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18 October, 2012 by Patrick Langridge

The 11 Most Infamous Google Bombs In History

Google bombing is a practise whereby a specific web page is targeted to rank in 1st position in the SERPs for a particular search phrase, so that when that phrase is typed in Google it brings often humorous or controversial results. In order to achieve this, a group of people...

Friday 14th September kicked off another great BrightonSEO event which was just as full of antics and inspiring presentations as last April’s. Remote control cars, scooters and shooting NERF nail guns at cut outs of Justin Bieber! A big shout out to Kelvin, the sponsors, the speakers, attendees and everyone...

When I entered the world of SEO a mere 6 months ago with little prior knowledge of the industry, I found it overwhelming to say the least. I spent my evenings after work voraciously reading my way through SEO related RSS feeds, trying to soak it all in and convincing...

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...

19 July, 2012 by Matt Hopson

The Olympic Torch Relay Passes Through Henley

This morning the ‘Frogs were out in force to cheer The Olympic Torch Relay through Henley-on-Thames. Even though the morning was grey there was a great turn out with the riverbank full of spectators all vying for the best views of the Torch bearers. Here are a few of our...

27 June, 2012 by Matt Hopson

Google adWords Backgrounds Changing... AGAIN

Over the years Google have loved to play around with the way the adWords ads are displayed in the SERPs. One of their favourite ways ways is to change the background colour of the ads. Previous background colour choices have been yellow, purple & blue and now today we can...

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...

1 May, 2012 by Matt Hopson

Google AdWords: New Changes to Ad Rotation

Or WTF Adwords!?!?!?! I’m going to start with a confession, the post I had originally planned for today was a recap of the flurry of features that AdWords released last month, noting some of the good changes but also talking about the bad (near phrase & exact match anyone?) It...

17 April, 2012 by Mark Porter

15 Top Quotes and Takeaways from Brighton SEO

Real life Angry Birds, aggressive moths, a Street Fighter face off and of course some top notch talks and discussions. The Screaming Frogs were there to witness it all, and we’ve done the hard bit of picking out the best bits of BrightonSEO 2012 for your reading pleasure. “SEO is...

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