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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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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SEO Bits & Pieces 18 August 2017

Click here to read the SEO Bits and Pieces for w/e 18 August 2017. They are jam-packed with snippets of SEO juice and wholesome goodness.

Contact me to discuss any of the issues raised in these Bits & Pieces. 

#SEO #URLs #MobileFriendly #SearchRankings #XMLSitemaps
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Google XML Sitemaps LOL

Click to the link to read the free thought-piece, with actionable insights into the thoughts of Google and how they think Most CMSs Produce XML Sitemaps. Having great XML Sitemaps can influence your crawling and indexation and, ultimately, impact your web business…

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TWIS SEO Update 16 June 2017

Read this week’s free guide to the latest SEO updates for w/e 16 June 2017:
– Google admits Mobile First Index delayed until 2018; 
– The Periodic Table of SEO Success for 2017 released ; 
– Google think most CMSs produce XML Sitemaps; 
– Featured Snippets data not coming to a Search Console near you; 
– More commentary on Guest Post Link Spam; 
– As well as some exceptionally riveting Bits & Pieces.

It really is a very good read.

#SEO #MobileFirst #XMLSitemaps #LinkBuilding #FeaturedSnippets… Read More


Basic SEO Guides XML Sitemaps

Basic XML Sitemaps – An Introduction Having at least one XML Sitemap is extremely important these days in alerting Google and other engines to the availability of quality content from them to find, crawl and index. They are not hugely complex, should be automated, and are an easy win. #SEOGuides #SEOStrategy #XMLSitemaps #Googlebot… Read More


Basic SEO Guides Google Search Console

Basic Google Search Console – An Introduction Google Search Console is a fundamental element of any SEO project or task. It provides basic or detailed information regarding how your site is indexed by Google and if Google finds any issues with your site. #SEOGuides #SEOStrategy #GoogleSearchConsole… Read More


Find Crawl Index

Find Crawl Index focuses on the key SEO ranking factors which Google uses to rank websites, but can generally be applied to most search engines. If you understand what search engines want to do with their resources and what they want to surface to their users, then you can start to get a handle on delivering it… Read More


The Week In Search 24 Feb 2017

This week’s updates and search snippets include: a Google My Business service area update; an announcement that Google and Bing take action on UK Piracy; findings that proximity upweighted in Local Pack ; a reduction in Google Star Rating threshold and advice to use caution with using the GSC URL Removal Tool. #GoogleMyBusiness, #GoogleSearch, #GoogleLocal, #StarRatings, #GoogleSearchConsole… Read More