Our Top Posts This Month

Posted on 28. Nov, 2011 by in blogging

Here are our top 5 most visited posts for the last month or so, in case you missed them. cufon vs @fontface You don’t have to make your best looking fonts into an image, and you don’t have to use flash any more to make fonts look great. 50,000 likes in 24 hours – Who […]

New eCommerce SEO Client – The Cherry

Posted on 28. Nov, 2011 by in ecommerce

Creative Development are proud to announce our latest SEO client, The Cherry. We will be tracking ecommerce performance to measure the ROI on our SEO programs we will be running. We will also be managing social media advertising programs to drive fans to their Facebook page and increase engagement.

50,000 likes in 24 hours – Who are the top Facebook gainers?

Posted on 23. Nov, 2011 by in Social Media

In 24 hours the Pillsbury Facebook page went from 30,000 likes to 80,000 likes. All sparked by a coupon for money off their frosting range. Target is experiencing an amazing growth in fans by offering 25 x $25 vouchers, resulting in over 500,000 fans this week. Samsung has gone a different route. They are promoting their […]

Paid Directories – Which Ones Are Worth It?

Posted on 22. Nov, 2011 by in SEO

Has anyone had any good experiences with Paid Directory Submission, as in paying for your website to be placed in a directory? Which websites have worked for you, and why? The standard ones are; BOTW – $149 – Domain rank 5.9, 9 million links in Yahoo – $299 – No idea on the stats What U […]

SEO Analytics – 4 Ways To Improve ROI on SEO

Posted on 21. Nov, 2011 by in Analytics, SEO

  Modern marketing methods allow you to track your ROI at every step of a campaign. Long story short, if you are not optimising your campaign for ROI, then you are probably throwing money down the drain. Google Analytics, and a range of other tools, allow you to calculate where you are making your money […]

Google Fresh – How Will Google Measure “recentness?”

Posted on 18. Nov, 2011 by in Google

How will Google “Fresh” measure if a page is actually “new”? Will it be based on indexing or does a newly updated page count? For example if there is a page that has product reviews that are updated regularly, would that count as “fresh”? By all accounts, it will be determined by initial crawl date. […]

How could you beat Google at its own game?

Posted on 16. Nov, 2011 by in Marketing

More local focus; naver.com is the king is S. Korea, Yandex is the leader in Russia, Baidu is the clear leader in China. Local language content: Google does appear to have comparable collections of sites not in the English language. This is one of the main reasons it can not compete with Yandex. Vertical search engines (or […]

Google Fresh for eCommerce – eCommerce SEO

Posted on 15. Nov, 2011 by in SEO

Google have released their “Fresh” update, and have specifically mentioned eCommerce results in their blog post. Searches for information that change often, but isn’t really a hot topic or a recurring event. For example, if you’re researching the “best slr cameras”, or you’re in the market for a new car and want “subaru impreza reviews”, you […]

What is Google Fresh?

Posted on 15. Nov, 2011 by in SEO

  Google now claims its results should be like cookies, that is “Fresh”. Based on their “Caffeine” update, and apparently nothing to do with “Panda”, this update aims to always present the most recent results for a search. Their explanation is this; If I search for [olympics], I probably want information about next summer’s upcoming […]

SEO Basics Tutorial

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by in SEO

The Algorithm(s)   The rank of a webpage is the sum of the value of links pointing at it. Just like recommendations. This is no longer the complete picture, but is still a base   The Main Factors in SEO   On Page Factors Meta Tags (Title & Description) Image Tags Content Bold and h3 […]

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