Looking for Guest Blog Contributions

Guest Writers & Bloggers by Chris Lever on April 12th, 2018

Hey, and welcome. I will cut straight to the chase on this as there’s no point beating about the bush. I’m looking to attract thought leaders in the digital marketing and web development sectors to collaborate on my blog. I feel that welcoming rising talent to contribute their thoughts, tips and sector news can help with building relationships and securing new business. As gratitude for …

How to optimise Googlebot’s crawl budget?

Guides & Tutorials by Chris Lever on April 6th, 2018

What is the Googlebot’s crawl budget? A website’s crawl budget is the crawl rate limit set by Google to prevent sending the Googlebot to your website more frequently than it needs to be. Otherwise known as crawl demand. • Crawl rate limit is designed not to eat up all your website bandwidth • Fast loading, error-free websites are rewarded additional crawl budget • The crawl …

European Union to seize UK registered .EU Domain Names – An SEO’s Perspective

Domain Names & Web Hosting by Chris Lever on April 2nd, 2018

As you’ve probably heard by now, the European Union has announced that they plan to revoke and seize all .EU domain extensions that are registered by UK individuals and UK registered businesses. If you’ve not picked up on this provocation yet, have a read of the following articles: The Verge Search Engine Land EU PDF Announcement to Stakeholder Personally, I do not see the logic …

Shopify is leaking personal identifiable customer data

Web Development & Design by Chris Lever on March 29th, 2018

I spotted something usual with Shopify recently on one of the client’s websites I work with. It appears you’re able to see customer order details such as the name, shipping address, product order info and last 4 of credit card details. Guess how I found this? Strangely enough, in the organic search acquisition channel in Google Analytics. If you are a Shopify store owner, here …

Watch out for the Local SEO Snakes

Digital Marketing & SEO by Chris Lever on March 27th, 2018

Looking to be found in local search for your business premises and services you offer? Let me guess, you’re conducting some research about the types of providers and companies who offer local SEO services. Let me tell you, it’s a crowded space. There’s dozens of agencies and freelancers in every town offering Local SEO. So, the question is, how would you identify a reputable provider …

Google Search Algorithm Update – March 2018

Digital Marketing & SEO by Chris Lever on March 19th, 2018

Over the last week I have seen a flood of chatter within the search community and webmasters who have reported fluctuations in search rankings that have been too big to ignore. One of the first conclusions is I wonder if Google have rolled out another algorithm update? Or are they conducting further user orientated tests. Both are plausible, Google roll out many updates per year …

How to integrate WordPress Elements into a static Website

Guides & Tutorials by Chris Lever on March 18th, 2018

Here’s a quick and simple trick to integrate WordPress into a static website. If you’re like me prefers to build out a static website that has dynamic capabilities to extend upon then this tweak will be your new best friend and save you literally hours and hours of coding time. Any WordPress plugin that uses shortcodes will work within a static PHP webpage. Let’s begin: …

Improved SEO for MyBB Forum

Guides & Tutorials by Chris Lever on March 17th, 2018

Do you use myBB forum script? I have a quick and easy way to improve your forum SEO. Out of the box myBB is a great way to create and build a community on your website. myBB is a free open source php/mysql forum script. I have used myBB on a few websites over the years it’s a great way to build traffic and attract …

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