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SEO Best Practice Reports

SEO Best Practice: Measurement and Reporting for SEO

Measurement allows marketers to track the effectiveness of their efforts. From the role of analytics and the importance of identifying goals to defining data needs and ensuring validation, this report goes beyond SEO to look at the essentials of measurement and reporting.

SEO Best Practice: Technical SEO

This report provides best practice guidance on how to technically optimise a website in terms of its architecture and performance for the search engines. It includes detailed sections on URL management, sitemaps, side speed, HTML code and other specialist technical considerations.

SEO Best Practice: Algorithm Updates

This report outlines the key updates to Google’s algorithm that website owners should know about in order to optimise their webpages. It includes the most recent broad core updates as well general algorithmic shifts that aim to deliver a better experience for the user.

SEO Best Practice: Benchmarking and Auditing

This report looks at how to benchmark and audit internal and competitor websites, explaining the different types of processes involved, why they are important and how to apply the insights gained from them in order to improve web performance.

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Search marketing in 2022: What do the experts predict?

Big updates from Google have always had a major impact on the world of search marketing, and 2021 feels like it’s been a big year for Google updates and announcements. 2021 was slated to bring the arrival of Google’s Page Experience ranking signal (originally due to roll out in May, the update finally arrived in […]

Articles on SEO

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Diageo on D2C strategy, owning search and adapting to new consumer moments

For brands who primarily sold to or interacted with customers via a physical venue, the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown that it brought prompted an abrupt shift towards finding ways to interact with customers in the digital realm instead. This was particularly true for beverage company Diageo, which owns drinks brands like Guinness, Baileys, Smirnoff, […]

33 examples of great meta descriptions for search

The meta description that accompanies your website or webpage in search results can determine whether or not a searcher clicks through to your site. Here are some tips on how to write a good one and why meta descriptions are important, along with 33 best practice examples from around the web.

SEO: What makes a good link?

A range of factors determine a good link from a bad or inconsequential one. In this article we look at seven ways to evaluate an inbound link. This is an excerpt from Econsultancy’s SEO Best Practice: Link Strategy and Tactics Guide.

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