Author Archives: Steve

How to Speed up a WordPress Site

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WordPress is rapidly becoming the CMS of choice for pretty much everyone.  According to w3Techs, by the end of 2018 over 60% of CMS based sites were using it, which means it accounts for over a third of all websites!  The only real problem we often see with WordPress installations is the speed, it’s not […….]

How do I Find Out what Google Knows about ME?

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Pretty much everyone uses Google, from our Gmail accounts and browsing behaviour through to Calendars, Contacts, Youtube and Photographs there is a lot of data they potentially hold on you, me and all the other Google users around the world. Whilst this is generally beneficial for everyone involved, such as delivering tailored SERP’s and providing […….]

Hummingbird Google Update

hummingbird in flight

New Major Google Ranking Algorithm Update – Hummingbird On Thursday 26th September 2013, Amit Singhal, Googles VP of search announced what could potentially be a game changer in the world of serach, Hummingbird. This is the third significant update in recent years along with Panda which proactively took pages out of the index which had […….]

SEO What’s New For 2013?

The Short Answer is There are No “Tricks” For years people have been looking for the quick fix to achieve top search engine results, some worked for a while, some worked, most very briefly but if the technique in question was leaning heavily towards the dark side, the benefits have almost certainly been wiped out […….]

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