HTTPS Now a Google Ranking Factor: Some Questions Answered

Google Makes HTTPS a Ranking Factor: How to Make That Work for Your Site

It isn't often that Google tells us something that will directly affect site rankings. If they do, it's often because they want to modify our behavior in a certain direction. We saw this tactic  from Google when they first began talking about web performance a few years back, and later announced that site speed is in fact a ranking … [Read more...]

Richard Baxter’s Full Input to Majestic – OSE Shootout

By Eric Enge Richard Baxter is the founder of SEO Gadget, an SEO agency specialising in large site architecture, conversion rate optimisation (CRO), keyword research, technical SEO, infographics, content development and most of all, link building in competitive industries. Catch him speaking at Mozcon on the 26th of July. 1. … [Read more...]

This Old Web Site – Ziff Davis 1up.com Site Redesign

By Eric Enge We have the pleasure of working with the Videomaker team on increasing their web traffic. The Videomaker site provides a wealth of resources about video editing and video production. In April of this year they began a web site redesign, and we included within that a number of SEO modifications to improve the visibility … [Read more...]

This Old Web Site – VisualDxHealth Site Redesign

By Eric Enge VisualDxHealth is a web site that provides pictures and text information on skin and visual diseases. The site is meant to be a resource to help people identify or better understand a skin problem affecting them or a family member. The site was first made live in January 2007, and officially launched in April 2007 (OK, … [Read more...]

This Old Web Site – Videomaker Site Redesign

By Eric Enge We have the pleasure of working with the Videomaker team on increasing their web traffic. The Videomaker site provides a wealth of resources about video editing and video production. In April of this year they began a web site redesign, and we included within that a number of SEO modifications to improve the visibility … [Read more...]

The Art of Keyword Selection

By Eric Enge Many webmasters have learned that keyword selection is important. In fact, it's a critical part of the site design and building process. However, there are many considerations that go into picking a good keyword set. It's not as simple as picking the highest volume keywords and building a page for each one. Here are … [Read more...]

Planning for Complex Site Hierarchies

How to Plan Complex Site Hierarchies for Better SEO

Large sites have a variety of problems. They are inherently more complex than smaller sites to manage from many perspectives. Some of the major ones include: Content management is a major challenge Providing users a quality user experience (e.g. an easy to understand navigation system) may be difficult And, yes, SEO can be a … [Read more...]