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Andy Williams

Andy Williams

Andy Williams, our DADI award winning Digital Marketing Manager will be giving you useful insights into local search and the overall SEO landscape. Andy has over 9 years experience in the SEO industry including 2 years as the in-house SEO consultant with a leading Web Design company.

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    Your site’s gone live. You’ve carried out all the SEO techniques that you believe to be true. You’ve even started link building and working off page. But after a while you find that your rankings simply aren’t appearing. Why could this be? Well, maybe you’re using out of date SEO techniques.
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    Are Old SEO Tactics Holding Your Site Back?

    SEOAs the saying goes: “A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing”.

    This is certainly the case when it comes to SEO.

    With so much information readily available online you can read up on any subject any time you want. However, simply reading up on something isn’t going to make you an expert in any particular field.

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    Hi, I’m Andy and today I’m going to be looking at .xxx domains. What we’re going to be discussing is why they were brought about, why they exist, should you buy one, and what happens if someone else buys up the .xxx version of your domain name.
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    .XXX Domains – Do You Need To Register One?

    Domain NamesSurrounded by hype and publicity I am sure you are all now more than aware that .XXX domains are available for registration.

    As of early December 2011 .XXX domains have been on “general sale” and with this release many businesses have been left pondering whether or not they should be buying this version of their domain.

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    Hi. I’m Andy Williams. Today I’m going to be looking at one of the most important changes over the last year that I think is worth looking at, and that’s blocking sites in your own personal search. Basically, what Google has done now is that if you are logged into your Google account, you now have the option to actually block any domains that you don’t feel are relevant. So if you carry out a search for “cars” and you find that one of the domains isn’t truly relevant, isn’t giving you the information that you feel is relevant to what you were looking for, you now have the option to actually block that entire domain.
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    Five Bad SEO Habits to Drop In 2012

    Don'tAs we come to the end of 2011, I have had a think back over the last year to review those SEO bad habits that have been encountered in the previous 12 months.

    Five habits appear to have all made a bit of a comeback during 2011. Quite why, I don’t know but returned they have. It’s almost like people are revisiting them not quite believing that search engines once frowned on them.

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    Stumbleupon Channels – The Main Changes in Stumbleupon’s Redesign

    StumbleuponYou may have noticed that Stumbleupon has recently undergone a rather big redesign. The change is aimed at making it easier for people to explore the things that interest. They have also added a new feature called Channels.

    However the new design has left regular users slightly uncoordinated with many confused as to how they should use the new version.

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    Optimising Your Google Plus Pages

    Google PlusGoogle Plus is Google’s latest punt into the social media platform. To date there are roughly 50 million users already signed up. With the introduction of business pages we can expect this to increase quite rapidly. You may already have a profile set up but have you optimised it?

    Just like Facebook profiles, your Google Plus profile can rank. But if you are looking to promote more than just yourself then these pointers may also help you rank for the services you provide, your skills or products.

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    Is Your Website Ready For Christmas?

    ChristmasChristmas is the time of year that a majority of online stores expect to see a spike in trade especially with more and more people now looking to carry out most of their festive shopping online. However, if your site isn’t ready for Christmas you could completely miss the boat.

    Too many businesses think it’s enough to upload their products and the Christmas custom will come flooding in. But just like the high street you need to be seen and if you haven’t carried out the needed work on your site, this just isn’t going to happen.

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    SEO Myths and Out Of Date Theories

    True or FalseSearch Engine Optimisation is now a profession a majority of companies and individuals have heard of. It’s also a profession that a number of people think is easy and they can do themselves by reading a couple of blogs and help files.

    Unfortunately this usually leads to out of date methods continuing to do the rounds. With so many self proclaimed experts willing to spread the word on old theories it’s easy to see why so many companies are misled by inaccurate information.

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