Search Console – a beginner’s guide to advanced tactics

Posted by Dave CollinsSEO

There are more SEO tools than good reasons for using them. And sadly, I feel that the majority aren’t fit for purpose. There are some notable exceptions, however, and one of the best is often neglected by businesses, unusually powerful, and misunderstood by most. It’s also free. The tool is Google Search Console. And unlike many others, it doesn’t try … Read More

How to solve your disapproved ads and why you should care

Posted by Aaron WeinerGoogle Ads

If you’ve never dealt with a disapproved ad or ad extension, count yourself lucky. They’re a real nuisance. Resolving these types of issues can consume countless hours. And in some cases, you might find yourself pulling out your hair in frustration over how unhelpful Google can be with their support. Even if you think that you’re doing everything according to … Read More

How to solve YouTube Google Ads targeting

Posted by Aaron WeinerGoogle Ads

I don’t know about you, but I have a love-hate relationship when it comes to YouTube and Google Ads. I love how there is so much useful content at your fingertips. If you’re looking for how-tos, reviews, music, news, entertainment videos and more, YouTube has you covered. But, with the staggering amount of great content also comes a serious amount … Read More

What makes good content?

Posted by Dave CollinsCopywriting, SEO

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You’ve probably heard the “Content is King” idea. This has been a marketing and SEO mantra since the beginning of time. And it’s no great revelation that quality is more important than quantity. A single well-written blog post every couple of months is inevitably worth more than a weekly rubbish offering. But before you click away from this post, don’t … Read More

Sales drop – looking for the reasons in Google Analytics

Posted by Dave CollinsAnalytics

Most business owners are uncomfortably aware of that feeling you get when your sales are down, but you don’t know why. It’s somewhere between concern and panic, but to stay at the more practical end of the scale, a good starting point is to look in your Google Analytics data. But rather than the standard headless-chicken-blindly-pecking-at-data model (not the best … Read More

Why your ads might not be working and what you can do about it.

Posted by Aaron WeinerGoogle Ads

If you’re running a Google Ads campaign, it’s possible that some or all of your ads will see zero impressions. Or you might notice that your ads are seeing fewer impressions than expected. It’s almost as if Google’s floodgates are only partially open, letting just a trickle of impressions in. If this is happening to you, then your newly created … Read More

How to improve SEO without spending time or money

Posted by Dave CollinsSEO

Chances are that you’ve had some type of SEO task on your to-do list for a while. But for whatever reason, you’ve now decided to do something about it. And this time, I’m going to help make sure it doesn’t slide. The following isn’t an in-depth guide to SEO. It won’t turn you into an SEO guru – although if … Read More

Turning off your Google Ads

Posted by Aaron WeinerGoogle Ads

Does the following scenario ring any bells? Feel free to hum if you recognise the tune. Google Ads has been producing good, solid results for some time. And while it’s always been difficult to gauge the exact ROI, you’re confident that it’s working. But lately, the world and your business have been seeing some unusual times. Perhaps sales are down … Read More

Going beyond the basics

Posted by Aaron WeinerGoogle Ads

When I think of the various targeting options within Google Ads, I sometimes think of a pyramid. Note that it’s not an exhaustive list of targeting options, as there are so many to choose from. But these are the main items that come to mind. At the very top of my pyramid you have the options that seem to make … Read More

More Google Updates are coming

Posted by Dave CollinsSEO

My single prediction for 2020 is that a lot will change this year. And the traffic you’ll receive from Google? That’s going to be affected too. Why more updates? Setting aside the issue of their ads, Google have one main agenda when it comes to presenting users with search results: To make sure that people find the best answer to … Read More