Top 10 on page SEO factors in order of influence

While it’s in the interest of search engines to keep secret how they judge a site’s relevancy, and a large part of your search ranking is determined through factors you can’t directly control, especially links back to your site from other, hopefully authoritative, sites, you can at least make sure that the factors under your control are employed correctly. Continue reading  

Update your WordPress blog update services with this complete list of ping URLs – updated January 2017

Setting your blog CMS to send a ‘ping’ every time you  is a great SEO trick to help ensure your posts get indexed, and indexed quickly, by search engines and blog aggregators.

Out of the box, WordPress defaults to sending a ping to pingomatic’s update service when you publish or update a post, which in theory relays that ping to every other blog ping service out there – but recently we’ve noticed pingomatic doesn’t seem to be working as reliably as it used to, and WordPress’s own page on Update Services is woefully out of date and full of broken links. Continue reading  

Consolidating brands into one without losing SEO

You’re a large company that has grown through acquisition, buying multiple businesses that do similar things but which have different brands well known in each country that they operate. Your most powerful brand however has the potential to be a global brand. You want to rebrand all of those subsidiaries Continue reading