SEO Insights > Category: SEO Strategy

Why UX should be a string in your SEO bow

Posted by on September 22, 2021

On 9th September, I spoke at BrightonSEO about UX and SEO: their similarities, crossovers and how to employ mindsets from both disciplines to supercharge your SEO strategy. If you missed the live talk, you can catch the recorded version on 23rd September at 15:30 BST. Sign up here. In this article, I’ll cover the key […]

Four myths of SEO

Posted by on October 26, 2020

Recently I was invited to talk on a webinar about “the four myths of SEO” which covered “links don’t matter, SEO is about gaining keyword rankings, ranking #1 for a core keyword is the best way to “win” SEO and SEO isn’t measurable.” These are all incredibly interesting topics and an hour-long webinar simply wasn’t […]

The ‘single source of truth’: How to retain clients (and avoid getting fired)

Posted by on September 24, 2020

Read time: 9 minutes Why clients fire agencies In 2014, Australian marketing guru Darren Wolley responded to the latest Forrester Digital Outlook survey in The Guardian. On agency-client retention, his analysis was that clients often use data to post-rationalise a “largely emotional response” to ending agency relationships. This led to the claim; “it’s all about […]

RemoteSEO Meetup Roundup – September 2020

Posted by on September 11, 2020

With the summer winding down in the UK, we were back online for September’s edition of the RemoteSEO Meetup. This time, we focused on one of the most essential parts of our jobs that is often overlooked: Using data and reporting to drive decision making in SEO. In their presentations, our three expert speakers and […]

How understanding behavioural biases within decision making can better connect your SEO strategy with your audience

Posted by on July 29, 2020

Summary: Behavioural economics/biases are extremely prevalent within the strategies of other marketing channels, however not so much within SEO. This article looks at some of the ways various behavioural biases, such as social proof, can and should be incorporated into SEO strategies and implementations. Behavioural Biases within SEO As humans we’re not very logical when […]

How to apply what we know about SEO to supermarket and grocery store search

Posted by on July 21, 2020

The grocery trade is booming. With the closure of smaller stores and restaurants leading consumers to rely on supermarkets and grocery stores for their essentials, March 2020 grocery sales figures in the UK were the highest ever recorded. A study by Kantar revealed that online grocery spend alone was 13% higher than the same period […]

How to build an SEO roadmap that delivers impact

Posted by on July 7, 2020

Summary SEO is often likened to a marathon, rather than a sprint. Unlike a traditional time-bound marketing campaign, SEO requires constant attention and work. Creating an SEO roadmap helps keep focus in check, supports cross-team collaboration, and can be a powerful tool for retaining clients. What do we mean by ‘roadmap’? Just as architectural drawings […]

Why you can (and should) do more with seasonal SEO

Posted by on June 30, 2020

At the time of writing this article, there are only 178 days left until Christmas! In the middle of a springtime global pandemic, mince pies and Santa Claus may be the last things on your mind (but if Santa Claus is always on your mind, I’m not here to judge)! However, if you’re a marketer, […]

Pro-tips: successful domain acquisitions

Posted by on June 16, 2020

Chapters Introduction Five credible types of domain acquisition Making the right judgement How to successfully vet opportunities Recognising snake oil when you see it Carrying out a domain transaction Post-acquisition: KPIs to consider Summary Introduction Contemporary SEO is hard work. Those who’ve been in the game long enough can reminisce about the hacks of yore, […]

Why are your SEO Performance Reports being ignored?

Posted by on April 21, 2020

Reporting in SEO is a key way of tracking progress and making strategic decisions. However, by not tracking the correct KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) you run the risk of making inappropriate decisions, which could negatively impact the outcome of your SEO efforts. This article by SEO Product Strategist, Laurent Bleu outlines: The key differences in […]

International SEO: How to grow an overseas audience

Posted by on April 14, 2020

Optimising a website for an international audience is often hailed as one of the least straightforward areas of SEO. To properly execute on an international SEO strategy requires a strong understanding of technical SEO but there are often many important factors that go unconsidered.  This article by SEO Manager, Ben Howe covers:  Structuring your site […]