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Mobile First Indexing: What It Means For Your Website

The popularity of smartphones has changed the way that websites are indexed on the Internet. Decades ago, when websites were first made, everyone was using static HTML pages. PHP sites and many others came later, leading to dynamic or responsive web pages that would change based upon the device that was viewing it. Now Google…

Date posted: 17/07/2018

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Google Webspam Report for 2017

Webspam Report – Google Reduces Spam Links By Nearly Half   Google’s annual Webspam Report has recently been released, highlighting a series of statistics from their battle against “web spam” throughout 2017. What is Web Spam? Google defines “spam” as any action which violates the Webmaster Guidelines. The amount of spam sites currently in search…

Date posted: 09/07/2018

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Google Have Their Say on GDPR Pop-Ups

As you will know, during May the hot topic of GDPR became a reality. There has been much talk of the “email bombardment” leading up to this but now Google have had their say on website reaction post-deadline. Since 25th May, many websites have chosen to display a notice detailing their privacy policy and GDPR…

Date posted: 04/06/2018

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The SEO Works are the Best SEO and PPC agency in the North

It’s official – we’re the best SEO and PPC agency in the North! We are ecstatic to have won “Best SEO and PPC Agency” at this year’s Prolific North Awards. The Prolific North Awards took place on 24 May at the Principal Hotel in Manchester. We had been shortlisted in the Best SEO and PPC…

Date posted: 30/05/2018

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The SEO Works a top 5 Northern SEO & PPC Agency

We’re ecstatic to be shortlisted as “Top SEO & PPC Agency” at the Prolific North Awards 2018. EDIT: We Won!! We’ve been nominated for the Top SEO & PPC Agency award,  along with 4 other agencies, in recognition of our consistent growth and evidence of delivering outstanding results across digital campaigns for clients. Now in…

Date posted: 22/05/2018

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GDPR – How It Affects SEO

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018. It applies to every business that holds, collects and stores personally identifiable information about EU citizens. The Economist recently called personal data ‘the world’s most valuable resource’. It’s so valuable, that according to UK Government statistics, nearly half of all UK businesses…

Date posted: 03/05/2018

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Perks of the Job! The SEO Works enjoy delicious pizza-making course

We’re all for trying out our clients’ wares – and never more so than when there’s delicious food at the end of it! Sales director Alex Hill and account manager Dan Rawley recently had the great fortune to be invited along to new client the School of Artisan Food’s one-day Italian baking and pizza making…

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The SEO Works Finalists at European Search Awards

We’re delighted to have reached the finals of the European Search Awards, for “Best PPC Campaign”. The European Search Awards are an international competition, celebrating the very best in search marketing across Europe. With senior judges from the likes of The LEGO Group, John Lewis, Canon and Microsoft, the bar is very high. These awards…

Date posted: 18/04/2018

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Google Rolling Out Mobile First Indexing

Following 18 months of testing, adjusting and experiments Google have started migrating websites which meet their best practice guidelines for mobile first indexing. This is an important shift in Google’s indexing process which is intended to bring an improved user experience to users across all devices. The percentage of searches conducted from mobile devices overtook…

Date posted: 16/04/2018

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