SEO Insights

The UK Government’s response to SEO agencies vs. SEO freelancers in the face of COVID-19

Posted by on March 23, 2020

Business Strategy

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced on March the 20th that the government would take the extraordinary measure of paying up to 80% of furloughed employees’ wages. That’s up to a total of £2,500 per month, for an initial three months from the 1st of March. Freelancers however were left disappointed not to have been included […]

Preparing our team to work from home

Posted by on March 19, 2020

Blue Array News

Last Friday, with the outbreak of Covid-19 making it very likely that we would need to close the office in the very near future, we decided to conduct a company-wide “trial run” of working from home. Thankfully, we all work on laptops and use G-suite as standard, making everything cloud based. Following feedback sessions with […]

How Blue Array is responding to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Posted by on March 12, 2020

Blue Array News

UPDATE: Following a successful trial on the 13th of March of a Blue Array home based workforce and on the UK Government advisory, as of Monday the 17th of March, the entire Blue Array team are working remotely. Ensuring the same high-quality of service and delivery to our customers is paramount and we’re taking steps […]

LondonSEOMeetup – February 2020

Posted by on February 21, 2020


The February LondonSEOMeetup had a high bar set after the successful event in January, but it equally drew a large audience with a stellar lineup of speakers. It was a diverse event, with everything from Britney to Aristotle, SEO puns to Google News – and even some homemade game show buzzers. Once again, I headed […]

ReadingSEO Roundup – February 2020

Posted by on February 19, 2020


Our third event of 2020 and our first at The Curious Lounge in Reading – and what a fantastic venue! Hosted as always by Matt and Nicky, and with Blue Array’s Tom Pool kicking off proceedings, it was a fantastic way to christen the space.  Fed, watered (and wined), we were eager to listen to speakers […]

Blue Array SEO Launches Blue Array Academy

Posted by on February 17, 2020

Blue Array News

SEO specialists ‘open source’ training in new Blue Array Academy The UK’s largest specialist SEO agency Blue Array has today launched The Blue Array Academy, offering courses that teach SEO to both in-house SEOs and agency staff. The courses, hosted by TV presenter Georgie Barrat from The Gadget Show, have been created at the highest […]

ReadingSEO Roundup – January 2020

Posted by on January 29, 2020


After seven awesome events in 2019, ReadingSEO was back at Central Working in Reading for the first event of 2020. Hosted by Blue Array’s own Matt and Nicky, and with an awesome all-female line-up, this was not an event to be missed. You know what they say, start as you mean to go on!  Fuelled […]

LondonSEOMeetup Roundup – January 2020

Posted by on January 17, 2020


In early 2019 we launched the ReadingSEO Meetup – with seven events hosted so far, popularity grew quickly for our event in Reading – the hometown of Blue Array – which always promises some amazing, expert SEO speakers (as well as the pizza, beer, and great company that comes with them). With this in mind, […]

How to ‘SEO’ Forums, Communities & User Generated Content – Steph Whatley Brighton SEO September 2019

Posted by on September 13, 2019


In September 2019, I took to the main stage at the always amazing BrightonSEO conference to share experiences, tips and suggestions for optimising forum content – an area that I feel is a little-discussed area of SEO right now, despite it offering amazing opportunities to bring traffic into a website. You can see my presentation […]

How to optimise for Google Discover – Luci Wood Brighton SEO September 2019

Posted by on September 13, 2019


This blog post covers the main topics I explored in the talks I gave at BristolSEO in August, and ReadingSEO and BrightonSEO in September 2019. It includes a little more detail that I wasn’t able to squeeze into my talks. You can see my talk below: Tips for optimising for Google Discover from Lucinda Wood […]

Senior promotions as Blue Array’s SEO stronghold continues

Posted by on August 1, 2019

Blue Array News

Blue Array, the UK’s largest pure-play SEO agency, continues to strengthen its market position with the announcement of two key promotions in its leadership team.   Sean Butcher, who has been with the business since its infancy, has been promoted to COO, while current SEO Director Kim Dewe steps up to the role of Head […]