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Author: Chris Taylor

  • A guide to canonical tags

    The internet is driven by content. Whether it’s product descriptions on an ecommerce site, articles on a news website, or user-generated posts on a social network, content is what we create and consume every time we get online. For the most part, online content is heavily text-based, but there are pages – and entire websites […]

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  • An introduction to website breadcrumbs

    Breadcrumbs are one of the oldest navigational aids used on websites and are still a useful feature for improving user experience (UX) to this day. They provide a very easy way to click through to a parent page, category/index page, or to a website’s homepage, without relying on the browser’s back button. However, breadcrumbs also […]

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  • What is bounce rate and does it impact SEO?

    Bounce rate is a measure of the number of people who arrive at a page on your website and leave again without visiting any other pages: instead of ‘sticking’ to your website, they ‘bounce’ off it. You’ll see it in website analytics platforms as an absolute number, a percentage, or both. But what does it […]

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  • JavaScript Frameworks in SEO

    Websites built using JavaScript frameworks have not always been considered the best option for SEO. But while ranking highly in the search results has continued to become more and more important over the years, client-side rendered JavaScript sites are no problem. This article will look at some of the technical considerations when using JavaScript frameworks […]

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  • How to maximise the customer journey in eCommerce

    The eCommerce customer journey does not start when somebody arrives at your website and does not end when they buy your products or services.In fact, the start of that journey can happen long before they ever visit your site and can continue through the delivery and returns process, and into subsequent orders from the same […]

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  • The 12 SEO eCommerce tips of Christmas 2021

    As we move towards December, eCommerce SEO is going to play a big part in deciding how many completed orders your website receives between now and the end of the year. The autumn months are a crucial time for Christmas SEO campaigns. This is the part of the year when you can have the biggest […]

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  • A Complete Guide to Google Maps Marketing

    Google Maps marketing – and the way your business appears on Google Maps in general – is increasingly important as mobile and location-based searches continue to grow in number. If you have a bricks-and-mortar business, an optimised Google Maps listing is essential to provide accurate information to nearby customers, who might prefer to shop locally […]

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  • A Beginner’s Guide to International SEO

    If your Google Search Console and Analytics data show a large number of hits from one or more countries that you do not already target with your search engine optimisation campaigns, it might be time to consider investing in some international SEO.That doesn’t have to mean global SEO – even the biggest multinational brands don’t […]

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  • What happened to meta-search engines?

    Back in the early days of search engines, Google wasn’t yet the dominant force it is today. Instead, there were several contenders for that throne, all vying for market share. Some of those first true search engines, which used a crawler to index pages that could then be searched for keywords, included: Infoseek WebCrawler Lycos […]

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