How To Improve Your Page Speed

Who wants to make more money? Get more conversions? Have more traffic?

One of the simplest ways to achieve those things is to improve your page speed.

This article tells you how to do it properly by focusing on your infrastructure first.

Read it now, and get on with making your site faster.

#SEO #SEOTutorials #PageSpeed #Revenue #Conversions
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How to Migrate a Website and Improve Traffic and Rankings

I’ve never believed that SEO migrations cause traffic and rankings drops.

If you approach and execute your SEO website migration correctly and well, you are likely to increase traffic and rankings. I’ve done it numerous times for big websites and small ones.

Generally, the bigger the technical cruft, the bigger the uptick you might see, if you can resolve the issues.

Read this tutorial to find out how to do it.

#SEO #SiteMigrations #Redirects #GoogleSearchConsole #XMLSitemaps
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Reviews Most Important Local SEO Ranking Factors

Honestly, you wait ages for a major SEO Ranking Factors study and then two come along at once: this one is a good one on Local SEO Ranking Factors. 

Somewhat unsurprisingly, it finds that Reviews (and websites!) are the most important local SEO Ranking Factors. It’s not quite as contentious as another recent study…

Read more in this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates w/e 17th November 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #LocalSEO #Reviews #RankingFactors
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How To Migrate Your Website From HTTP To HTTPS

It’s likely you have done the sensible thing of reading my post about how your website needs updating from HTTP to HTTPS, and now want to know how exactly to go about doing it.

Like all website migrations, it’s not always hard, sometimes it is a bit fiddly.

It is exacting and you want to do it right so you don’t lose traffic and rankings.

I’ve yet to lose traffic and rankings from a website migration of any size.

Read this post for the full guide on how to do it.

#SEO #HTTPS #Redirects #SiteMigrations
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How To Do SEO Website Migrations Properly

I’ve been listening to various SEOs and webmasters recently espousing how they do SEO Site Migrations and how they worry because they normally lose rankings and traffic for a while.

I don’t understand that. I’ve done a large number of site migrations and I have never lost traffic or rankings – not once.

In fact, the usual state of affairs is that I have gained traffic and rankings.

This tutorial covers how I do it, with an Excel checklist into the bargain.

#SEO #SEOTutorials #SiteMigrations #Redirects #HTTPS
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TWIS How to Block Staging Server

Click here to discover how to block your staging server from Google’s index, and how to remove URLs if it does get indexed.

Contact me to get help removing your URLs from Google’s index, or preventing your staging and development URLs from getting indexed in the first place.

#SEO #SiteMigrations #WebDev #Redirects #Indexation #GoogleSearchConsole
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Google Likes Tasty Breadcrumbs

Find out why Google Likes Breadcrumbs so much in this post, and read 6 tips on how to implement them for a bit of crawling and ranking love from Google. Doing this could impact your web business.

#SEO #Breadcrumbs #InternalLinking #Googlebot… Read More


Align Mobile & Desktop Sites Now

Find out the reasons why you should get your Mobile and Desktop Sites Aligned Now in this post. It is becoming critical that your sites are adjusted to the Mobile First Index before it launches. It could seriously impact your web business.

#SEO #MobileFirst #MobileSearch #MobileStrategy… Read More


Google Posts Live Google My Business

Discover the actions to take to implement Google Posts in Google My Business and the benefits implementing Google Posts could have in your web business (Hint: Linkable Calls To Action & Buttons).

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Fixing Google My Business Listings

Read this thought-piece and insights into the ways of Fixing Google My Business Listings in this post from Belmore Digital and ways these insights and local SEO listings fixes could impact your web business.

#SEO #LocalSEO #GoogleMyBusiness… Read More


The State of SEO Mid 2017

Discover the 5 major factors driving SEO, and organic search, at the mid-point of 2017 and understand where Google and others will push the market over the next 12-18 months.

It covers the Mobile First Index; AI & Machine Learning; Content Quality; Technical SEO; and Local SEO.

#SEO #MobileSearch #LocalSEO #TechnicalSEO #ArtificialIntelligence… Read More


Basic SEO Guides

Read about the launch of Basic SEO Guides v1 from Belmore Digital: Organic Digital Marketing. Find out how to start getting the basics of SEO covered. #SEO #SEOGuides #SEOStrategy… Read More


Basic SEO Guides

Basic SEO Guide – An Introduction This is the primary page in the Basic SEO Guide section. The guides introduce basic elements of a successful SEO campaign and links to explanations of the fundamentals. #SEOGuides #SEOStrategy #WebsiteStrategy #ContentStrategy… Read More


Basic SEO Guides Page Inclusions & Structure

Basic SEO Page Inclusions & Structure – An Introduction The ideal with any page is to provide enough valuable information in the basic page inclusions to satisfy the user’s initial query and guide them to the next part of their journey (research / comparison / action). The user should not need to go back to… Read More


Basic SEO Guides Information Architecture

Basic SEO Information Architecture – An Introduction A good, quality, basic information architecture will help your SEO rankings and your users no end. A good IA helps to give structure to your site, to your content and a clear internal linking path through which to navigate. If done well, it also enable users to find… Read More


Basic SEO Guides Content Planning

Basic SEO Content Planning  Basic content planning is an important step in delivering your SEO web project to desired goals and objectives. Ranging from understanding the prospective user, understanding where they may be on their own user journey, and just plain writing down the keywords and topics you need to talk about and how to… Read More


Basic SEO Guides External Linking & Mentions

Basic SEO Link Building – Introduction Basic link building and generating external links to a website are the lifeblood of the internet, with mentions a close second. Building links and giving links is key to any website’s organic reach, demonstration of expertise and acquisition of authority. This guide will introduce the basic concepts and first… Read More


Basic SEO Guides Internal Links

Basic SEO Internal Linking This page gives an introduction to basic SEO internal linking – that is linking to pages within the site. This should be done for information architecture, usability and optimisation reasons. #SEOGuides #SEOStrategy #InternalLinking… Read More


Basic SEO Guides Body Content

Basic SEO Body Content Writing, or creating basic body content for SEO is a relatively straight-forward process – providing you are aware of a framework to use. These days content creation is much less about such horrors as keyword density and much more about creating useful content for the user. #SEOGuides #SEOStrategy #ContentStrategy #ContentPlanning… Read More