Geoff Parker

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Baidu: Some interesting facts about ‘the Chinese Google’

By |November 11th, 2014|

Baidu, regardless of its pros and cons, continues to prove to be important for Westerners, especially SEO Westerners. As Chris Bell says in his post on Didit, “as demographics shift immigrants will increasingly bring their searching habits with them.” Chris also shares a 2011 study that found that  “80% of English language searches in […]

The Rising Popularity of Google Voice Search – What it Means for the Future

By |November 6th, 2014|

Google Voice Search – the Google Search feature that lets you search for stuff by the power of the spoken word – is growing in popularity among searchers and importance among SEOs. It was unused for so long because most people didn’t know that it was actually there. You can even miss it, now, […]

Google Panda 4.0 Update: Upon reflection, what do we understand?

By |June 4th, 2014|

The internet is awash with blogs and articles about Google’s latest algorithm update; Panda 4.0. This update has marketers, webmasters and SEOs the world over scrambling to understand how it’s affecting their SEO efforts on their websites. Akin to many of Google’s previous updates, this latest emphasises high-quality websites and content.

But what does this […]

After suffering a Google penalty, how should your SEO efforts change?

By |May 29th, 2014|

If you’ve received an unnatural links warning or have been hit with a link-related penalty from Google recently, possibly due to the latest algorithm update, should you look at all aeas of your site, beyond links? Absolutely, and here’s why?
I’m yet to find a link-penalised site that had nothing else wrong
A very common question […]

Law firm sues SEO provider for violating Google Guidelines

By |May 27th, 2014|

An American law firm in Michigan, Seikaly & Stewart, is suing its former SEO provider – but not because of a lack of success. The provider, who promises top rankings on Google (like all SEO firms) are actually being sued for allegedly employing “spammy” techniques with the law firm’s website, which violate Google’s guidelines. […]

Heads up! Google rolls out Panda 4.0 update – eBay among losers

By |May 22nd, 2014|

Last night Matt Cutts announced via Twitter that Google has begun to roll out a new algorithm update; Panda 4.0.
Google is rolling out our Panda 4.0 update starting today.

— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) May 20, 2014
This is now the 26th update from Google under the name ‘Panda’, and is designed to knock websites that have […]