Our SEO tips blog is full of useful hints to help you with your own SEO work, as well as news stories about the latest search engine developments and Google updates.

What is a CDN and how can it help SEO?

Posted 10 months ago

A CDN is a 'Content Delivery Network'. In essence it sits invisibly between your site and the visitor to make the site potentially load faster and protect it from attack.How does a CDN Work?A CDN is set up to handle…

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How Do I Get to the Top of Google?

Posted 11 months ago

Google, one of the internet’s most key brands supports millions of peoples search queries per day and it’s very likely it has helped you on many occasions. Hundreds of millions of websites appear in its search results and it can…

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Pay as you go SEO

Posted 11 months ago

BlueJay has been created to provide 'Pay as you Go SEO' tools for anyone needing SEO help without the monthly fee. The team behind BlueJay have a global track record in delivering 'Pay as you go' models with BirdSong Analytics.…

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What is a sitemap.xml and why do I need one?

Posted 12 months ago

A sitemap should be the definitive 'list' or 'index' of all the pages on your website. The sitemap.xml file is a standard file that is used to tell the search engines all the pages on your site. XML is a…

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What is a Robots.txt and why do I need one?

Posted 12 months ago

"A robots.txt is a small file that tells a search engine which pages to index and which pages to ignore."Why is it called a robots.txt?Every search engine has a spider or robot ('bot) that follows links to find and index…

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How often does Google index your site?

Posted 12 months ago

The frequency of Google indexing your site will be different for every site, depending on a number of factors. We can safely assume that Google will try and index your site at least once a week. However, there are reasons…

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How will Google's search changes impact SEO?

Posted 1 year ago

Google has rolled out a significant change to their search results. The changes will remove PPC ads from the right-hand side of the search results and display them above and below the natural search results. The change is good news for…

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5 Tips to make your site Mobile Friendly

Posted 1 year ago

‘Mobilegeddon’ was major Google Algorithm change on the 21st April 2015. After that date , Google will highlight mobile friendly sites in their algorithm, to the detriment of non-mobile friendly websites. If your site is mobile friendly then please move along.…

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WordPress rolls out Jetpack Mobile Themes for better SEO

Posted 1 year ago

A mobile friendly site is one the major requirements Google needsWordPress, one of the world’s largest website platforms has started to roll out additional mobile optimisation features through its Jetpack add-ons.The new mobile friendly update will help any site user…

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Beware! Google is testing a red ‘slow ‘label

Posted 1 year ago

Slow websites have long been unattractive to Google. The search giant is now taking this is a step further with the testing of red warning labels for slow sites.The red labels, spotted by Search Engine Watch flag slow loading websites…

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How to check when Google last visited your site

Posted 1 year ago

Google loves fresh, unique content.One of the key considerations for any SEO strategy must be content. Both the quality of content and frequency of updating. The frequency is important. When Google visits your site it will check for fresh content.…

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