Google Adwords Keyword Tool Gone! Realistic Alternatives for Small Business SEO

As you may already know, as of today (27/08/2013), the Google Adwords Keyword Tool has officially been replaced by the Keyword Planner. If you tried to access the Adwords Keyword Tool today you’ll be greeted by the following message: You can no longer login to the old tool to get your search numbers or keyword […]

SEMRush Review – Keyword and Competitive Analysis Tool

The SEO tool space is very crowded, and you’d be forgiven for thinking just where do I start? Other than the adwords keyword tool from Google, everything else is a matter of personal preference regarding keyword research. However, SEMRush is one keyword research tool that you simply shouldn’t do without. What is SEM Rush? SEMRush […]

Best SEO & Internet Marketing Books

Which Books Do You Recommend for Learning SEO? I get asked this question quite a lot from people, and to be honest, there isn’t just one book that covers everything you need to know to become skilled at SEO. The search industry is fast paced and very competitive, it doesn’t just involve adding keywords to […]

Paid Links! Why the Hell Not?

Google’s team of search engine techies including Matt Cutts, have all made clear Google’s stance on paid links over the last couple of years. Buying and selling links to purposefully manipulate the search engines is bad, well… according to them anyways. Their stance is understandable really, as it destroys Google’s ability to use links as […]

Blog Commenting Is Not Just For SEO

I’m a massive believer in blog commenting and what it can do for your website rankings (I always have and probably always will be a massive fan), but they don’t have to be used just for SEO gains. Commenting on industry related blogs on a daily basis can have a resounding positive effect on not […]