Introducing the New Google Search Console

Google Search Console (formerly Google Webmaster Tools) is an invaluable tool for anyone looking to improve their websites SEO potential. Recently it underwent a significant design change that also introduced several new features. The most important change is the Search Performance Report (previously search analytics). Along with greater options to filter traffic by device, location.. read more →

A Google Update Means Longer Search Snippets

It’s been rumoured for a while that Google has increased the amount of text shown in search results, but as with all Google updates it’s best to make sure before you do lots of work changing your site. Back in 2017 it looked like Google was increasing the amount of Meta Description text shown in.. read more →

Boost Your Page Loading Speed into Orbit

We’re firm believers here that WordPress is one of (if not) the best platforms for small and medium sized businesses. It’s hugely powerful, easy to setup and customise. One of the features that makes it so good from a Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) perspective is the number of plugins that are available to provide additional.. read more →

Facebook Changes Mean Less Website Traffic

A big change is coming to the way Facebook displays content from pages and businesses. Facebook have announced that it will: prioritize posts from friends and family over public content … including videos and other posts from publishers or businesses. Essentially what this means is your posts from your company Facebook page are less likely.. read more →

Do you need Content Gap Analysis?

How is your website performing from a Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) perspective? Technical ranking factors such as Meta Data and loading speed can only get you so far. At some point every business needs to know how the content on their website is doing. Are you reaching the maximum number of people, what is your.. read more →

SEO Training Courses

Something that comes up time and time again when we speak to our clients is how they would like to understand more about Search Engine Optimisation. For some clients is about wanting to do some of the work themselves, for others it’s because they feel let down by their previous SEO agency. Transparency is a.. read more →

Google AdWords Ad Extensions

Your goal from a Search Engine Optimisation perspective is to dominate the first page of Google’s search results. As a result anything that takes up more space and puts your brand or company in front of a prospective customers is a good thing. Here’s where Google AdWords Ad Extensions come in. A standard AdWords Ad can.. read more →

Why SEO Sauce is Secure and You Should be too

SEO Sauce has recently moved to a new host. Along with an increase in page loading speeds (the importance of which we’ve written about before) an additional reason was to ensure the SEO Sauce website is secured by a SSL. A SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link.. read more →

New Google Website Performance Online Tester

Google has recently launched a new website that allows you to check on the overall performance of your website: https://testmysite.thinkwithgoogle.com/ It gives a simple overview of the following three areas: Mobile friendliness Mobile speed Desktop speed Once you scroll down (desktop only) you get a more detailed breakdown of the results. Mobile users will have.. read more →

Keeping WordPress Updated

WordPress is a wonderful solution for building beautiful, easy to use and SEO friendly websites. It’s used by myself and many of my clients with very few problems for the most part. However some WordPress users have recently discovered some major security vulnerabilities. Unless you have a good reason you should always be keeping WordPress updated.. read more →