There are many reasons why having a website with a quick loading time is important. In this article I will highlight how increasing the speed of your website can help your business rank higher on search and help to improve conversions as well as providing tips on how to measure and improve your website’s performance. […]
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Here at Search Scientist we build a lot of our websites on the WordPress CMS platform, which we tend to favour for our brochure and non-ecommerce builds. In this article I will highlight some of the key benefits of the WordPress CMS.
A very common ranking issue for search engines is the use of duplicate content on websites. Duplication occurs when content from a website appears in more than one location on the internet. There is no official penalty for content duplication but it can sometimes feel like a penalty because if content appears in multiple locations […]
At the beginning of August 2015 Google rolled out their new look local listings for Google My Business (formally known as Google Places and Google Local), which now only shows 3 listings rather than the previous 7. Local listings can be invaluable to businesses that serve specific locations (i.e. towns/cities) and can be a cheap alternative to […]
Date: 19th August Time: 6pm-8pm Location: Blick Studios, 51 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6RY Ticket price: £50+VAT (half price) Register Here: https://getinvited.to/searchscientist/seo-beginners-workshop-belfast-19-aug-2015/ Interested in improving your SEO skills? Whether you want to try your hand at Search Engine Optimisation or simply want to know more about what you’re paying for when commissioning SEO services, this SEO Beginner’s Workshop […]
Last month Search Scientist carried out an SEO Guide For Beginners Workshop here at our Blick Studios office. The workshop was designed to give people who are new to SEO an insight to the basic concepts of ranking a website organically such as: What is SEO? Website Audit Keyword Research On Page Optimisation Technical SEO Content […]
See below for an infographic example of how our SEO Specialist Barry recently recovered a client’s site from a Google penalty. If you find yourself in the same situation as that website, feel free to get in touch.
If you are a small or local business there is a cheap and cost effective way of getting your business to appear on Google’s organic search results called Google My Business (formally known as Google Places and Google Local). A lot of small businesses find it difficult to engage in a SEO campaign against other […]
Here at Search Scientist we have an excellent record at resolving penalties and have put together a step by step guide on how to identify a penalty and how to recover from it. If you have been affected by a penalty and would like some help with having it removed then please get in touch. […]
Here at Search Scientist we use several tools to inform us further on a website’s authority online, and on how that’s made up. For example, since it’s generally most beneficial to acquire links from other websites in a similar industry, the ability to see these websites broken down into over 800 categories is useful. This […]