Monthly Archives: April 2014

Does a Redirect From .co.uk to .com Affect Search Rankings?

Vicky, an SEO student asks: If there is a website with a .com domain and a domain is bought ending .co.uk which is redirected directly to the .com website, does it affect the searches through google.co.uk? Will the .com site get better positions in google when searching through google.com compared to google.co.uk if it receives the redirect? These are very good questions because people often wonder if they should purchase the country versions of domains and redirect them or simply build new websites on each Read More +

Google analytics sessions vs visits and users vs visitors update

The team over at Google analytics on Good Thursday 2014 have decided to significantly change reporting terminology. Unique visitors has been changed to users and visits to sessions. https://plus.google.com/app/basic/stream/z13aurs5imrmgrsfm22bdxeynkurfjtzx04 Users (formerly Unique Visitors) Visitors has been renamed to Users to better reflect the fact that someone might first access your website from Google search on their desktop at work then return directly from their mobile phone to continue reading your article.  Essentially the same user but two visits sessions. Sessions (formerly Visits) Visits has been Read More +

7 modern SEO Myths from forbes

One of those rare SEO articles from mainstream media news where I actually agree with everything they say. In my opinion these modern myths are very dangerous and if people were to follow all 7 of them they would be left asking why their website isn’t getting any traffic. So here you go 7 SEO Myths in 2014 http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericenge/2014/04/15/7-modern-age-seo-myths/