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  • Five rich snippet strategies for ecommerce sites

    With Christmas just a couple of months away, many businesses are planning dedicated promotions and sales events in an effort to maximise their revenues over the next quarter. Dedicated events such as Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the Boxing Day sales are some of the busiest days for ecommerce, yet you can’t just turn up […]

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  • Managing successful website migrations

    Website migrations are a naturally occurring and common event on the internet as companies upgrade (or change) their platforms, rebrand, or merge with others. This is why it’s important to have a defined, phased approach to website migrations, and using past experience (and learnings) to continuously improve and refine processes. Collectively at SALT.agency, we’ve handled […]

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  • Do 404 pages negatively affect SEO performance

    Confusingly, 404 pages are treated with varying levels of importance across the SEO industry. Some reports and audits categorise them with high levels of severity, and others state that they should be fixed as soon as possible. However, 404s are a very natural part of the internet and can be very useful. TL;DR Do 404s […]

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  • Guide: Local SEO Landing Pages

    Local SEO is the process of improving technical, content, and offsite factors with a focus on locality to improve rankings in specific areas. One thing that can be used to significantly help this is creating (or optimising) local landing pages. Local landing pages are simply (commercial) webpages with local intent. This means that the page […]

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  • Preparing your eCommerce site for the January sales

    When entering such a busy time, your website must perform to the best of its ability to cope with the additional user demand. As well as being optimised to provide the best user experiences, the site needs to be as competitive as possible against Google Shopping and major marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay. While […]

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  • Robots.txt guide for SEOs

    The robots.txt file is commonplace in any standard technical SEO audit, and the robots.txt standard gives webmasters the ability to control which robots (user-agents) are able to crawl their websites, either in part or entirely. It’s a plain .txt file, which is most commonly found through the /robots.txt URI extension; e.g. salt.agency/robots.txt A robots.txt file […]

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  • Introducing the Magento SEO checklist

    Magento is an eCommerce platform that enables users to customise its features to create tailor-made online stores to match their needs and to create unique user experiences. According to BuiltWith, Magento is used by 16% of the world’s top 100,000 online retail platforms, used by household names such as Coca Cola, Rebecca Minkoff, and Ford. […]

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  • JAMstack, Edge Workers & Worker Sites: New Challenges & Opportunities in SEO

    2019 has seen the advent of a number of new challenges for SEO professionals, ranging from Google’s ever-changing efforts to “deliver better results for users”, to serverless technologies creating new opportunities for SEO implementations. JAMstack is also becoming more popular as organisations are looking to deconstruct their monolithic architectures, and become more agile in how […]

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