Do Small Sites Need Sitemaps?

A Sitemaps main purpose is to help robots find pages of a site that might not be able to be found otherwise. Having a Sitemap would make sense if you have a site with high volumes of pages, bad structure …

 

Data-Visualisation

It seems, with the development of the internet, and supporting technology in our everyday lives, our time is more and more precious. This is why many of us are so accepting of taking time out of our hectic schedules (even …

 

Synonym Anomaly in SERPS

This is a transcript from a Google+ discussion on a recent anomaly we spotted in Google search results. Two separate but obviously linked terms (“temporal” and “dreaming”) are bolded when adding the word “plot” afterwards. AJ Kohn (blindfiveyearold.com) and Bill …

 

Link Building Software

This study focuses on analysis of link building workflow and delivers a practical framework for process optimisation. Research activities which lead to this study were conducted in the period between January 2009 and June 2011 by Dan Petrovic and a …

 

Broken Links

Broken links are an old problem but also a great opportunity for many websites. In this article I will outline practical ways you can look at broken links in SEO context to improve your rankings, protect your reputation and provide …

 

Smartphone Usage in Australia

The smart phone has become widely popular in recent times and some statistics indicate that around 60% of us could be using them by the end of 2011 here in Australia. While that figure is considerably more than I would …

 

Google Analytics: Removing Search Query Data

Yesterday Google released an article on the official Google Analytics blog [1] outlining a new change to the reporting of organic traffic which was rolled out at the same time as the article. Basically, Google claims that they are now …

 

The Future of Search: Interfaces

According to Vernor Vinge and Ray Kurzweil [1] we’re at the dawn of technological singularity. According to their theory, in a few decades (circa 2045) technological advancement will reach a critical mass and result in an explosion of advancements in