The Blog

  • Google Search Console begins full beta roll out

    The Twitter SEO community is currently alight with conversation about the full rollout of the long-awaited beta Google Search Console. Seemingly now available to just about everyone, you can check your access status here. From there, check the top right of the screen, click “search properties” and view whether you are verified for the new console. […]

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  • Voice Search? What about Visual Search?!

    Voice search may be the “in thing” at the moment and dominating all of the popular SEO websites, but hey, have you noticed that visual search is around, and its not exactly a new thing either! I mean, it’s not like this was an unexpected trend, as 90% of information transmitted to the brain is […]

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  • SALT.agency announces Boston office location

    SALT.agency is proud to announce that it has transcended international boundaries by creating a base in Boston, Massachusetts, and is now in a working collaboration with US PR agency, Hollywood Agency. After searching for a US hub over the past two years to cater to substantial international demand, we were able to confirm our stake […]

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  • Google penalties are back in abundance

    After a long absence it seems that Google has returned to hammer home some new manual penalties for web spam over the last few weeks. As a technical SEO consultant that specialises in penalty removals, I’ve had numerous SMEs and well-known businesses knock on the door this month already, inquiring about supporting the removal of manual action penalties. […]

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  • Why page load speeds matter to business

    Ever sat for more than five seconds waiting for a page to load? If you have, you’re one of the few. A well-known and much cited piece of research by Google found that pages that take over three seconds to load will lose 40 per cent of people trying to view them. If this page happens […]

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  • SEO trends to expect in 2018

    Over the past year search has seen a range of dramatic changes taking place across the industry, with websites both large and small being affected by changes in both algorithms and accepted norms. But what should we expect to see in 2018? Mobile will almost definitely be first Google has been discussing the Mobile-First Index […]

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  • Missing SEO features in Magento 2 default settings

    The default SEO settings within the newest version of Magento provide a firm base from which online merchants can optimise their website for organic search. However, any SEO specialist who audits an ecommerce site which is on Magento 2 will soon identify important SEO features missing from the basic settings. This guide highlights some of […]

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  • The battle for the mobile Russian web just went turbo

    In Russia there is an ongoing battle for the mobile internet, with roughly 46% of daily Russian internet usage occurring from smartphones. To put this into context, Russian web usage equates for approximately 3% of the global total, so that’s roughly 1.5% of the world’s internet enabled population online, on smartphones, every day. Today Yandex […]

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  • Digital transformation: does your business need support to evolve?

    From the smallest local business through to the largest institution, companies and organisations throughout the country are currently undergoing what’s known as The Great Digital Transformation. What does a digital transformation mean to a business? For businesses or organisations that are over 10 years old, the chances are that right now, they are undergoing a […]

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  • Getting rid of keyword cannibalisation

    Everyone targets keywords, from the loftiest websites down to the very smallest. Although some people consider it a rule of thumb to target a particular keyword across the breadth of a website, this can actually be counter beneficial without the correct strategic keyword mapping. Without careful planning and consideration you can end up getting multiple […]

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