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How do you deal with Crawl Budget?

What is Crawl Budget? Crawl Budget is the total number of pages on your site that search engine crawlers can crawl and index in a given amount of time. The higher the crawl budget you have, the more content you can rank for in the search engine results pages (SERPs). Content-rich websites with lots of…

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Search Data – the force behind decision-making not just optimisation

Why it’s important to be data-driven Data is EVERYWHERE. You can collect it from your own site, get it from social networks, get it from other websites – there are limitless ways to find data to make informed decisions. But not everyone is tapping into the KEY benefits of data-driven decision making, so I’ll spell…

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You deleted how many pages? 130M! And here’s why.

Delete your pages and rank higher in search For years I’ve been telling SEO that if you are looking for a way to optimise your website from a technical SEO point of view you should consider deleting some of your website pages.  I probably sound crazy to you! But hear me out. Index Bloat and Crawl Budget…

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SEO Quality Assurance: Just How Needed Is It? 1,300 SEOs Respond

SEO Quality Assurance When it comes to SEO Quality Assurance (QA) is a huge challenge, especially for big organisations. Critical problems can (and they often do) slip past even the most vigilant of us. In-house SEOs also frequently face the issue of well-meaning web developer teams not being completely au fait with SEO and thus…

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A Technical Solution To Content Duplication

What is duplicate content? The so-called ‘duplicate content’ is a very popular term in the field of SEO (search engine optimization) used to describe content that appears on more than one web page on the same or different websites.  It can harm your rankings and many SEOs believe that extensive amounts of it can even…

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Entity SEO

Understanding Entities For SEO I’m gonna be honest with you: entities are a bit of an enigma even to the seasoned SEO. Although they’re rarely discussed they’ve been around for years and have had a massive impact on many aspects of SEO. I guess part of the reason that digital marketers don’t talk about entities…

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The underrated powers of internal linking

Nearly every talk on internal linking strategies starts with a discussion of how complicated yet how important this part of SEO is. Everybody knows that internal linking is such a simple concept, and everyone should be doing it. But when it comes to the theory, the processes surrounding internal linking, and best practices suddenly the…

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What makes your SEO fail (and how to fix it)

BrightonSEO In today’s competitive market, SEO marketing is more important than ever. Search engines serve millions of users per day looking for answers to their questions or for solutions to their problems. On the other side, SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) is rapidly changing from one year to the next, with new algorithms constantly emerging and…

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The State Of Pagination And Infinite Scroll On The Web

In March this year, Google announced that it had stopped supporting (for at least a couple of years!) the rel=prev/next markup that is used to indicate when a page is part of a larger set of pages in terms of pagination. That’s a bit strange as they have been advocating using it until very recently.…

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How To Bag Sexy AF SEO Revenue Growth with Your Discontinued Products

It’s inevitable that at one point products on e-commerce websites will have to be retired as they become temporarily or permanently unavailable. Despite the commonality of this event, it can be challenging to know what to do with product pages for which you don’t have any product to sell. After all, it’s not as straightforward…