Category: SEO

Mobile eCPM’s still not competing with desktop

Mobile eCPM’s still not competing with desktop

Here’s some stats I ran off today from a Google Adsense account I have for some old seo based domains with various sites and “general” mainstream traffic. It’s interesting to see that the eCPM’s for desktop traffic are still way above that of high end mobile devices: Platform Page views Clicks Page CTR CPC Page RPM Estimated earnings Desktop 217560 6117 2.81% £0.26 £7.38 £1,604.64 High-end mobile devices 110708 2048...

Google confirms SEO value in Plus One

Google confirms SEO value in Plus One

The following snippet was displayed in our Adsense account this morning: Does this mean the plus one is affecting searches carried out by people socially linked to your gmail account or does it mean there is a global SEO value in plus ones. Probably both so why isn’t the plus one button as widely spread around the web like the like button… Also how would a plus one help a...

Custom Facebook Share and Twitter Tweet Buttons as WordPress Widget

Custom Facebook Share and Twitter Tweet Buttons as WordPress Widget

The following is the php code to make your own dynamic Facebook share and Twitter tweet buttons. Just place the images in the root directory and install the Samsarin PHP widget. Copy this code into a Samsarin Php widget and drag it to your sidebar. <a target=”_blank” href=”http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=<?php echo “http://” . $_SERVER[‘HTTP_HOST’]  . $_SERVER[‘REQUEST_URI’]; ?>”><img src=”/share-facebook.png” alt=”Share on Facebook” border=”0″ /></a> <br /> <a title=”Share on Twitter” href=”http://twitter.com/share?_=1292093673417&amp;count=horizontal&amp;original_referer=<?php echo “http://”...

Using Adsense Section Targeting

Using Adsense Section Targeting

If you are getting lots of Groupon and Three ads on your adsense niche site the chances are it isn’t optimised correctly. By simply writing a short, keyword rich, snippet of what your site is about and surrounding it in the following tags you can manipulate which ads are shown. <!– google_ad_section_start –> Jet internet marketing is a leading UK resource for direct response marketers and affiliates. Find information and...

Googles Panda Update, Brands and Negative PandaRank

Googles Panda Update, Brands and Negative PandaRank

More information has been coming out about the Panda update. Google have released a article on their webmaster blog describing how they see quality content. There were a few things that really stood out:- Would you recognize this site as an authoritative source when mentioned by name? This seems to be a big hint towards the strength of domain branding. If your site has a recognisable brand (think gumtree for...

Slow Site Speed Prevents Google Indexing Pages

Slow Site Speed Prevents Google Indexing Pages

We had a problem with one of our database sites not getting indexed as well as we have come to expect. After about a month it still only had arround 10% of the urls indexed from the sitemaps. We looked at the differences between this and other sites we had which were all going well. The only difference we could see was the page speed which was OK in practice...

Domain Trust Ranking Sites Without Backlinks Or Social Network Indicators?

Domain Trust Ranking Sites Without Backlinks Or Social Network Indicators?

For the last decade or more the SEO community has been obsessed with backlinks. Whether it be filling out profiles to get a quick link such as the famed Angela and Pauls packages or automated tools such as Xrumer and SENuke. Blog commenting, shout boxes, wordpress templates, sql injection, website widgets are just some of the methods which have successfully shot websites to the top of the search results. In...

The future of MFA (Made for Adsense) sites after the Google panda update

The future of MFA (Made for Adsense) sites after the Google panda update

The big content directories such as ezinearticles, hubpages, articlesbase etc. All took a big hit with the Google panda update. It seems Google targeted low quality article databases with heavy blocks of adverts. These article directories have been abused by black and white hat link builders for the past decade. They allow people to post useless content with a link which they will then profit from and the link will...

Facebook Share button more effective than Likes?

Facebook Share button more effective than Likes?

A recent post at SEOMoz suggested that their research has found a better correlation between facebook shares than Facebook likes. The full post is here and makes for an interesting read. One of the things that really caught my attention was in the comments and I quote: “After chatting with our Google rep it seems that FB shares have much more SEO weighting than FB Likes and similar. This is...

Custom wordpress 404 page for SEO

Custom wordpress 404 page for SEO

We have recently been purchasing used domain names from Godaddy auctions and Dropday. When we get the domains the first thing we do is look at what traffic they were pulling for what topics via google cached web search. If there is some good content on there and things we want to keep we will rebuild the page with the same url. The big advantage of this is that you...