Skip to content

Search Engine Optimisation Articles

All articles, guides and advice on Search Engine Optimisation by the Smart Domain Group. We share the latest news and best tips based on more than 16 years getting proven results for our clients, and testing the latest techniques. From picking the right domain name to the latest Google algorithm updates, you’ll find it here.

Blog Image
What Does an SEO Copywriter do?

What Does an SEO Copywriter do?

Date: Wed 16th September 2015

Ever wondered "What does an SEO copywriter do?" Often agencies are reluctant to explain exactly what is involved in creating the best content for successful websites. With our experience and confidence in our results, and the skills of our team, we're happy to set out what we can do for you.An SEO copywriter should...

Read More

What is link building for SEO?

What is link building for SEO?

Date: Thu 8th November 2012

One of the most vital aspects that very few people consider when putting together a website design is link building. But what is link building for SEO?Links are a critical component of the Internet; it can only be a network if different websites are somehow linked together. In the early days of the web everyone wanted to build links for web surfers...

Read More

Why good SEO takes time

Why good SEO takes time

Date: Tue 6th November 2012

Many of our clients wonder why SEO is never a quick fix; why do new website designs take time to show up in the listings? Why doesn’t a fresh round of SEO copywriting instantly propel their site up the rankings? And why are some keywords so hard to rank for? Find out why good SEO takes time.Simply put, search engine optimisation is a long ter...

Read More

Explaining Search Engine Optimisation

Explaining Search Engine Optimisation

Date: Fri 26th October 2012

Just a few years ago no one beyond web designers had much of an idea what SEO was; today it’s a boom part of Internet marketing.Getting that cherished first place on Google can make a huge difference to a business; 94% of web surfers ignore paid or sponsored results and only look at the ‘organic’ listings, 62% ...

Read More

The 6 most important components of SEO

The 6 most important components of SEO

Date: Thu 25th October 2012

Even in the ever changing world of search engine optimisation there are a few golden rules that no one should ignore and that are always worth spending time, thought and a little money on. So make a note of the 6 most important components of SEO.Keyword selectionPicking the right keywords to describe your business and focus...

Read More

SEO Spam Scams

SEO Spam Scams

Date: Wed 19th September 2012

We have decided to write this blog in order to help potential SEO clients identify something we refer to as spam scams. If you have a popular website and it uses enquiry forms or email contact addresses then you may well receive a lot of these. Falling for SEO spam scams can cost your business money, and also its reputation.Many appear to originate...

Read More

Search Engine Optimisation vs. Pay Per Click

Search Engine Optimisation vs. Pay Per Click

Date: Thu 13th September 2012

Deciding between utilising organic search engine optimisation and pay per click services has been a major problem for small and medium businesses for years. How do you pick when your budget means it's Search Engine Optimisation vs. Pay Per Click?To many, Pay Per Click looks like an immediately beneficial route. But, this is only for the short t...

Read More

How important are Secondary Keyword Phrases?

How important are Secondary Keyword Phrases?

Date: Mon 13th August 2012

In web design and especially search engine optimisation, choosing the right keyword phrases is vital. For years, people have believed that phrases such as 'wholesale costume jewellery' should be written in that exact order so that your website receives a high level of hits and sales enquiries for that product.Many web de...

Read More

Inbound Links - Quality Vs Quantity

Inbound Links - Quality Vs Quantity

Date: Fri 6th July 2012

The recent penguin update by Google has highlighted the importance of good quality link building. With close scrutiny of other websites our researchers have seen many that used bulk low quality inbound links starting to drop out of their top positions.In the cases of those that dropped it was noted that they had many trash inbound links. A lot of t...

Read More

How Google and SEO has changed the internet

How Google and SEO has changed the internet

Date: Fri 8th June 2012

Let's face it; we all know that being as high up on Google listings as possible is one of the most important things for any website.Over the years it has become paramount that your business' website sits at the very top of Google and other search engine listings. Being top means more exposure and the greater potential fo...

Read More

Changes to SEO algorithms

Changes to SEO algorithms

Date: Thu 19th April 2012

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) has always been one of the best ways of ensuring a successful website. By correctly utilising SEO techniques, a business could ensure a high search engine placing and therefore more sales enquiries. Changes to SEO algorithms are happening frequently, so it's something to be aware of.  Traditionally, SE...

Read More

How does SEO work?

How does SEO work?

Date: Tue 17th April 2012

A beautiful website will only get you so far. While some website design companies believe that design is everything, the truth is that first class copywriting and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) will make the difference between whether your website generates sales or not.Search Engine Optimisation essentially involves the editing of a website to e...

Read More