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Should you stop advertising on Google?

Google is in trouble. An investigation by The Times newspaper has triggered dozens of brands to abandon advertising on Google. Should you follow suit?

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Is SEO a myth?

There is an old man in Woking, Surrey, who carefully places a bowl of custard outside his front door every night before he goes to bed. For years, people were curious about this until a couple of school children knocked on his door and asked “why do you put a bowl of custard outside your […]

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Google+ will help your search engine ranking

Google+ does NOT help you gain higher search engine rankings. We know that because Google themselves say so. Indeed, one of their leading engineers Matt Cutts even went so far as having to debunk the widely held theory in a forum discussion. Well that just goes to show how much Google knows about its own […]

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Why search results don’t work

People do not see the search results they think they see. They miss seeing important and valuable sites once they have seen one useful link.

Search is for old people

Younger people are increasingly turning to social media as a means of finding things online, whereas older people prefer search engines

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The great big SEO test

The Search Engine Optimisation challenge reveals errors in this website that can easily be fixed. Can you fix yours too?

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Google confirmation: forget SEO

Google confirms the most important aspects of getting yourself noticed is concentrating on people. Focus on human activity, not search engine activity they say.

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Google is helping you make poor decisions

Faced with too many options people search more and then find rare events and items making them think these are real possibilities for themselves.

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Google does bad by doing good

Google is proposing a new system for ranking online merchants and stores. But will the new system favour Google’s own shopping network?

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Can you be addicted to SEO?

Is it possible to suffer from SEO addiction? Can you actually be too focused on search engine optimisation?