Building an online business from scratch is difficult.  Whether you’re launching a brand new product, or nudging your way into an already-crowded market, there’s a huge amount of work involved in getting your startup started. …continue reading Top 5 SEO Advice for Startups

Google disavow links tool still dominating

The original announcement may have been made three weeks ago but the big news in SEO this week has still been Google’s launch of the disavow links tool – which, in fact, we wrote about earlier this week.


…continue reading SEO News Roundup – 08/10/12

Today’s SEO  review is going to look at My Metro Talk - and specifically, MyMetroTalk Dubai.  It’s a “What’s On” listings site, covering the familiar social territory of Restaurants, Culture, Bars & Clubs, but with the addition of some elements which don’t usually turn up in city listings sites – namely Education, and Live & Work.  The latter two in particular offer some great options for depth of content and user experience.

My Metro Talk

…continue reading SEO Review: My Metro Talk

Google Tool - Disavow Links

SEO’s hottest news recently has been the release of the Google Disavow Links tool.  During his keynote speech at PubCon on 16th October, Google’s Matt Cutts announced the release, which was then followed by an expansive post in the Google webmaster central blog complete with Q&A and ten-minute video.

April’s Google Penguin update (which looked at, amongst other things, the quality of inbound links in an attempt to target those sites whose ranking had been increased by black hat techniques) led to increasing concerns about negative SEO and the effect of bad past link-building, which led to the launch of massive link-removal campaigns. But it’s hardly a surprise that many of these requests are going unanswered – if you’re really out to hurt the competition it’s unlikely that you’re going comply with a polite request.  Hence the launch of the disavow tool – and the buzz that’s surrounded it. …continue reading New Tool from Google to disavow links

SEO Meetup in the UAE

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Meet other people in the UAE who are interested in SEO (Search Engine Optimisation). Let’s discuss SEO techniques and strategies and other relevant issues to the industry within the region. Gather and share advice on better ways to work with search marketing as a whole and how to drive relevant traffic to your sites. …continue reading SEO Meetup in the UAE