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Top 10 Things To Regularly Check In Your Google Search Console

“From the Website Strategies blog Top 10 Things To Regularly Check In Your Google Search Console

Formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools, Google Search Console is a tool that allows you to view your website from Google’s perspective. This helps you make incremental improvements to your site by giving you an understanding of how the search engine interprets your website’s pages for better Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). The top ten crucialRead More

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Top 10 Things To Regularly Check In Your Google Search Console

“From the Website Strategies blog Top 10 Things To Regularly Check In Your Google Search Console

Formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools, Google Search Console is a tool that allows you to view your website from Google’s perspective. This helps you make incremental improvements to your site by giving you an understanding of how the search engine interprets your website’s pages for better Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). The top ten crucialRead More

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To Have a Website Home Button or Not?

“From the Website Strategies blog To Have a Website Home Button or Not?

I see a lot more websites nowadays without a Home button, so thought I’d do some research on what the latest advice is, regarding website Home buttons: Studies show that a home button not always necessary (http://www.stemkoski.com/should-you-still-include-a-home-button-in-your-website-navigation/) if your logo links to your home page. Most people understand this, especially young people, so it is importantRead More

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Blog post ideas: resurface successful existing blog posts!

“From the Website Strategies blog Blog post ideas: resurface successful existing blog posts!

I’m often asked whether we should re-use old blog posts. I don’t see any problem at all in resurfacing existing successful blog posts, as long as you don’t overdo it (ie don’t do all of them). Too much re-hashing of old content might turn off your regular readers who have seen it before, however aRead More

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Google To Boost Mobile Friendliness Algorithm in May

“From the Website Strategies blog Google To Boost Mobile Friendliness Algorithm in May

Google has announced that starting in May, they will be rolling out a boost to the mobile friendliness aspect of their algorithm.  This means that website mobile friendliness will be even more important than ever, although the change will not be as a big as last year’s “Mobilegeddon” update. Mobile-friendly websites will be unaffected and websitesRead More

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Google Search Useage Statistics

“From the Website Strategies blog Google Search Useage Statistics
If you have a website that you want people to visit, you have to invest in it. A significant proportion of this investment should go to search engine optimisation (SEO). Why? Because if …

Need Ideas For Blog Posts? Google Search Console Will Help!

“From the Website Strategies blog Need Ideas For Blog Posts? Google Search Console Will Help!

I know sometimes that it can be difficult thinking of blog posts to write. But there is a great source of blog posts ideas available for free through your Google Search Console: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/search-analytics If you haven’t set up Google Search Console then you definitely should: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/6001104?hl=en Once setup, you have access to a whole pileRead More

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Blogging FAQ

“From the Website Strategies blog Blogging FAQ

I’ll add more FAQ to this page as they come in. Q: Is an external blog good for my SEO? A: By this I think you mean does having a blog hosted externally such as on WordPress.com, have value for your SEO.  When you do this, your blog will have the domain www.wordpress.com/your-blog-name, an the same would happenRead More

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Link Building FAQ

“From the Website Strategies blog Link Building FAQ

I’ll add new FAQs as they come to hand.   Q: Do OUTBOUND links impact my SEO and rankings? A: Many SEO believe that linking out to quality, authoritative websites is beneficial for SEO.  You’re associating your website with quality content.  This was recently proved: http://www.rebootonline.com/blog/long-term-outgoing-link-experiment.  Caution: don’t overdo it and make sure the websites youRead More

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Domain Name FAQ

“From the Website Strategies blog Domain Name FAQ

I’ll add new FAQs related to domain names here, as they come in: Q: Should I use hyphens in my domain name or not? A: In the classic example of the domain name www.expertsexchange.com, you should use hyphens (I’ll leave it with you to figure out why). However in general consider this:  Google has traditionally treated hyphensRead More

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