10 things your SEO company won’t tell you

Don’t fall for the slick sales-pitch or the expensive offices – Here are 10 things to help stop you getting ripped off So, you’ve either paid for or are considering paying for search engine optimisation (SEO services) but you’re not sure what to expect or how to measure the results. This article helps dispel a few myths, … Continue Reading

5 reasons why it might be time to update your website content

How long is it since the text on your website was updated? Have you been meaning to rewrite it for ages, but it keeps getting put to the bottom of the to-do list as more urgent work presses on your time? This is a common story for many website owners, however, it might actually be … Continue Reading

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) – what is a sitemap?

If you’ve ever looked into search engine optimisation (aka SEO) in any detail you’ll probably have come across what’s known as a ‘sitemap’. And if you are new to SEO, you’ll also probably be asking yourself ‘what is a sitemap’? A sitemap, in its simplest form, is a file (or files) that provide information about … Continue Reading

The quick guide to the basics of SEO

Search engine optimisation (or SEO as it’s more commonly known as) has many definitions but I prefer to describe it as the practice of improving your visibility in search engines for relevant search terms. Better visibility can be called higher rankings (or closer to page 1, result 1) and relevant search terms are words or … Continue Reading

Microsoft Exchange hacked? What now?

If your Microsoft Exchange account has been hacked, you’re probably panicking and wondering what to do now. Here is a list of steps to take. It’s not exhaustive but should get you at least back up and running with a secure account. Why was your account hacked? Hackers want people’s usernames and passwords which may … Continue Reading

The origins of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

I’ve been working with websites since before search engine optimisation (SEO) was a ‘thing’. I originally taught myself HTML as a young teenager using a book I found lying about by Carol Vordernman and the rest, as they say, for me at least, is history. I’ve been providing SEO in Sheffield & further afield now … Continue Reading