• 8 SEO Mistakes That Still Happen Way Too Often

    Whether you do your own Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), or out-source it to an agency, you need to understand the basics to ensure that you avoid making mistakes which can inadvertently have a negative impact on where your website ranks in Google.

  • Why You Should Be Using NoFollow on Your Blog

    No follow

    No Follow Links – what are they and how should you use them? For bloggers, the world of Google algorithms is important even if you have no idea how it works! Unfortunately Google has no idea if you are innocently doing the wrong things, so there are no kid gloves. Like most bloggers I have been

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  • How to Get Organic Traffic by Predicting the Future (and Proof that it Works!)

    If you’re interested in getting “free” organic traffic to your website, you’re probably already familiar with the strategy of blogging regularly, doing keyword research and using the keywords strategically in your articles. That is proven to be an effective approach to getting organic traffic but in this article I’m going to show you a way to

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  • 5 SEO Keyword Mistakes That Still Happen Way Too Often

    I’ve been in business in the online marketing field for nearly five years now (yes, it’s crazy how time flies!). When I started out my thinking was that in five years, the web-world would be quite different. But in reality, although the style of websites has changed, and Google’s algorithm has changed, the fundamentals of

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  • Please stop telling me how bad my website is! This is why…

    I’m sure you’re getting them regularly. Relentless emails from supposed SEO and online marketing service providers who claim to have reviewed your website. Basically, the emails are telling you how bad your website is in order to try to create a need to use their services.

  • Grassroots Revisited: Star Articles from the Past 12 Months

    A review of our most popular articles from the past 12 months that you won’t want to miss, covering topics related to web copywriting, Google AdWords, Google Analytics, SEO, blogging and more.

  • How to Build your Business Blogging Momentum (One Article at a Time)

    blogging momentum

    You’ve heard of all the benefits of blogging for business so you update your website and get an awesome looking new blog. Then you go back to business as usual. You’re happy that you have a blog but then reality sets in and there’s no way you have time to create new content regularly. So

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  • 9 Easy-to-Implement WordPress SEO Tips

    Is this how your feel about WordPress SEO?

    Last week I went to the Melbourne WordPress User Group Meet Up. The topic was Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) which was presented by Chris Burgess, Michael Jones and Peter Mead, who all covered a lot of useful information. I’ve included the tips I found most useful in this article.

  • Guest Blogging: More Than Just Building Links

    guest blogging

    Guest blogging has traditionally been a way to build quality links to your website, to help with Search Engine Optimisation. But this year there has been discussion around Google penalising blogs that allow guest posts.  Read on for an overview.

  • Pure Gold! WordPress Blog Tips from WordCamp Melbourne 2013

    WordCamp Melbourne 2013

    The agenda for WordCamp Melbourne 2013 was jam-packed full of WordPress goodness. Here are the gold nugget tips that I took away from the sessions that I attended, mainly in the User and Blogger Stream.