search engines

A guide to Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising for beginners

Jan 16th, 2010 | By | Category: search engines

In this article I will be giving some advice regarding Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising for beginners. Its important to mention that even though SEO has many more long term advantages then PPC advertising, PPC advertising can also be a cost affective and efficient way to gain targeted traffic to your website. If done properly [...]



The Google Sandbox – what is it and does it really exist?

Jan 12th, 2010 | By | Category: search engines

In this article I would like to talk about the commonly used term Google Sandbox and its affects. What is the google sandbox? The Google Sandbox is basically a time period that websites must wait in order to start ranking for high competitive keywords. Its a filter system that Google place on new websites which [...]



Understand SEO by understanding the Search engines

Jan 1st, 2010 | By | Category: search engines

While I was on the phone discussing SEO with a company that I provide search engine optimisation services for, I was asked how I am able to understand SEO, or what needs to be done to understand search engine optimisation? My answer was clear and to the point. I have decided to write an article [...]



Why are search engines important in SEO?

Dec 29th, 2009 | By | Category: search engines

Are search engines important? if so why? Well firstly I would like to ask you to look back upon your own searching habits.  How do you find something when you are looking for it? 90% of the time the majority of people will undoubtedly say search engines. So if search engines are used to that [...]



What is SEO and how has it evolved

Dec 27th, 2009 | By | Category: search engines

In this article I will take you through what SEO used to be about, what its currently about and how I can see SEO changing over the next year or so. SEO a few years ago Now a few years ago SEO still had the same concept which it has today in the sense that [...]



googles-ranking-factors-offsite

Dec 27th, 2009 | By | Category: search engines

This is a conclusion of Googles ranking factor – onsite – if you havnt already read it then its a recommended read. For anyone trying to get top positions in Google then its important that we understand the ranking factors. In this article I will be looking at Googles ranking factors for offsite SEO which [...]



Googles ranking factors – onsite

Dec 27th, 2009 | By | Category: search engines

About 90% of the searches on the internet are initiated through the search engines and about 80% of that is through Google. So its very important that we understand the ranking factors. Please dont quote me on the figures as many sources claim different amounts. The figures that I have used are average figures. In [...]



Google caffeine update – site load time speed – webmaster

Dec 27th, 2009 | By | Category: search engines

  Google Caffeine update Many people have heard about the new google caffeine update which is set to go live in early 2010. As google and other major search engines update and change their algorithms its very important that we stay up to date and work with them in order to achieve our preferential rankings [...]