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Adapting SEO to a more challenging environment

Adapting SEO to a more challenging environment

The phrase “Search Engine Optimisation”, according to industry analyst Danny Sullivan, probably came into use in 1997. Sullivan credits Bruce…

Do Christmas adverts affect digital performance?

Do Christmas adverts affect digital performance?

Christmas adverts have started to appear on TV, which means the festive season has begun. It seems like more brands…

What Is BERT? NEW Google Algorithm Update

What Is BERT? NEW Google Algorithm Update

What is BERT? It’s Google’s biggest step forward in the last five years and a milestone for Search as a…

Google Update: New link attributes rel=”sponsored” and rel=”ugc”

Google Update: New link attributes rel=”sponsored” and rel=”ugc”

The Outreach team at Honchō were excited by Google’s announcement of big changes in how they categorise backlinks. We now…

Google penalises SEO agency website for poor backlink profile

Google penalises SEO agency website for poor backlink profile

The SEO community was in consternation earlier last week when Google hit Australian SEO agency dejanseo.com.au with a penalty. Their…

Take over the SERPs with FAQ schema

Take over the SERPs with FAQ schema

In recent months FAQ schema has been making the rounds in the SEO community. The excitement comes from the rich…

5 reasons the competition may be ahead of you in the SERPs

5 reasons the competition may be ahead of you in the SERPs

Sometimes, taking it back to basics is the best way to see some results in real time. In this article,…

How to use gquestions.py and Pycharm

How to use gquestions.py and Pycharm

Recently there has been a lot of buzz around a script which allows you to scrape Google’s “People also ask”…

How to extract domains from URLs in Excel

How to extract domains from URLs in Excel

In the day to day of an SEO, it’s inevitable you’ll need to manipulate URLs to get what you need.…

How to get root domain from URL using Python

How to get root domain from URL using Python

As SEO professionals, a lot of the work we do involves analysing and manipulating URL data. While URL data is…

Google My Business Update June 2019

Google My Business Update June 2019

Google My Business Update: 6 New Features According to Google, Google My Business (GMB) has allowed 150 million local businesses…

A new way to stand out in Google like never before

A new way to stand out in Google like never before

Looking to improve your SEO through organic search click throughs? Thought about using a green tick or arrow within your…

Google Vision AI: The beginning of the end for Alt Text?

Google Vision AI: The beginning of the end for Alt Text?

As we enter a truly digital age, image AI technology becomes a huge player in today’s digital industry. With the…

Install python modules and libraries using IDLE on MAC

Install python modules and libraries using IDLE on MAC

Python can be a great tool for Search Marketers allowing us to automate repetitive tasks and work with large data…

Google’s June 2019 Core Update – preannounced

Google’s June 2019 Core Update – preannounced

A moment in Google’s history? Never seen before, Google has preannounced the implementation of it’s next incremental algorithm updates. According…

Google’s move to mobile-first indexing for all new websites – date released

Google’s move to mobile-first indexing for all new websites – date released

According to Barry Schwartz, Google has just announced all new websites that are not known to Google search will be…

The Future is Visual: New Google Search Enhancements Changes 2019 Strategies

The Future is Visual: New Google Search Enhancements Changes 2019 Strategies

The landscape of search continues to evolve and change as advancements in technology continue to push forward. Google has recently…

Local SEO: How to Find Keywords that Trigger Google Maps?

Local SEO: How to Find Keywords that Trigger Google Maps?

Do you have a local

Data Highlighter Vs. Schema Mark Up – Which is best to use?

Data Highlighter Vs. Schema Mark Up – Which is best to use?

You may have heard there are numerous ways you can implement structured data to your website. By adding schema code…

Brighton SEO 2019: Event Recap

Brighton SEO 2019: Event Recap

On Friday 12th April, we headed down to Brighton for one of our favourite search marketing events of the year,…

Podcasts comes to Google search via automatic transcription

Podcasts comes to Google search via automatic transcription

Images, Videos, Blog articles, your typical forms of media can all be searched for on Google in many ways. Parts…

Google Retires rel=prev/next Pagination Tag

Google Retires rel=prev/next Pagination Tag

Yesterday Google suddenly announced that pagination tag rel=prev and rel=next will no longer be supported by Google. Once again this…

March Google Algorithm Update & Chrome Additions

March Google Algorithm Update & Chrome Additions

As members of the SEO community, we anticipate the potential effects algorithmic changes on our online visibility. Google this month…

How to Open Multiple Instances of Screaming Frog on Mac

How to Open Multiple Instances of Screaming Frog on Mac

Everyone in the SEO industry agrees that Screaming Frog is one of the most essential SEO tools. A tool where…

Can Google Maps Take Augmented Reality to the Next Level?

Can Google Maps Take Augmented Reality to the Next Level?

Augmented Reality is a technology that has the potential to completely change industries. IKEA and other retail apps have been…

Gary Illyes from Google responds to SEO conspiracy theories

Gary Illyes from Google responds to SEO conspiracy theories

Last week, Google’s webmaster analyst Gary Illyes held an AMA session on Reddit. Users asked him various questions around SEO…

How YouTube Pioneered Search Personalisation

How YouTube Pioneered Search Personalisation

Today on the web, personalisation dominates every entertainment platform. Algorithms that understand your interests are what gives online content so…

Why Consistent Business Information Is Pivotal To SEO

Why Consistent Business Information Is Pivotal To SEO

With several businesses competing in the race to gain customers through local search on Google and Google Maps, it is…

The Ins and Outs of On-SERP SEO

The Ins and Outs of On-SERP SEO

On the twelfth day of Christmas iThinkMedia gave to me on-SERP SEO… Our Junior SEO Executive, Anthony Madden, takes us…

The Future of Search is Visual

The Future of Search is Visual

On the ninth day of Christmas Honchō gave to me visual search… Anthony Madden, our Junior SEO Executive, explores the impact…