Tips to avoid “phishing” attacks

October 8th, 2009

With “phishing” attacks dominating the technology news this week we look at ways to prevent yourself becoming a victim. Read the rest of this entry »

Web mail accounts hit by “phishing” attack

October 8th, 2009

It has emerged in the last few days that users of the most popular web mail services on the net have been targeted by a massive “phishing” attack, including Gmail and Hotmail customers. Read the rest of this entry »

Flash – beautiful site vs SEO friendly site

September 29th, 2009

There’s no doubt about it – sites created in Flash look beautiful. Flash offers lightweight, stunning multimedia that even the cleverest of Java Script programmers cannot match. But what about the effects on SEO? We discuss the pros and cons of building sites with Flash. Read the rest of this entry »

Google analytics, a great free tool for tracking your site

September 28th, 2009

One of the first things a webmaster wants to know once they’ve launched their new site is how many people are visiting it and what pages they are hitting. Who better to provide this sort of information than the company who has dominated the search engine market for the past 5 years? Read the rest of this entry »

Using keywords in title and meta description tags

September 23rd, 2009

This article takes a look at the issue of keywords in the title tag and the meta description tag and suggests best practices for achieving good rankings while also encouraging visitors to click through to your site. Read the rest of this entry »

Our price guide

September 22nd, 2009

If you’re thinking about requesting a website and you’re not sure how much it will cost we have put together this guide to give you some idea of prices. Read the rest of this entry »

Web sales up 16% in August

September 22nd, 2009

Sales on the net grew by 16% compared to the same month last year according to the research group IMRG. Read the rest of this entry »

Official – Google does not use meta keywords for ranking

September 22nd, 2009

Google has released a post that finally confirms what many leading SEOs have thought for a long time – the keywords meta tag plays no part in Google’s ranking algorithm. Read the rest of this entry »

Underscores vs dashes

September 21st, 2009

Good SEO is about eking out every percentage of extra juice from your site, leaving no area where the opposition can get an edge. Even though giving 0.1% away in one area may seem irrelevant, given away 0.1% in a few dozen areas quickly adds up and leaves the possibility that the opposition can have a significant on-the-page advantage over you. Read the rest of this entry »

The Open Directory Project

September 20th, 2009

If a survey of SEOs around the country was taken as to which site they hate the most, Number 1 would almost certainly be Many people outside of the world of SEO may wonder what this seemingly innocuous web directory has done to rattle so many chains? The simple answer is that getting a site listed in DMoz’s huge directory is one of the single most effective ways of boosting your rankings in Google. Read the rest of this entry »