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Tuesday, 4 February 2014

SWAT Google Webmaster Tools Exporter

A windows application to bulk download your GWT data from all your sites. Select a date range and the data you want.

Thursday, 9 January 2014

CTR v Search Position Chart

Discover your own search result position based click through rates (CTR) using data provided by Google themselves.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

My Google Penguin Recovery

In Apr 2012 this website suffered a major drop in Google traffic. It was Penguin 1.0.

In Oct 2013 it came back thanks to Penguin 2.1.

Find out more about what I did to recover.

Sunday, 13 October 2013

Search Queries Charts (Beta)

Import your Google Webmaster Tools Search Queries or Pages data to see charts and tables showing keyword/page position changes and keyword relationships.

Visualising ranking changes can be a great way to highlight issues or opportunities.

Sunday, 2 June 2013

Stress and Buying a Used Car in Adelaide

I recently bought a car from a car dealer in Adelaide. This took me from the nice world of cycling into a whole new stressful place.

It took 100 days to get the car sorted. Including 6 weeks without it. Here is my journal of the saga.

(2,266 words)Buying a Car
Tuesday, 13 August 2013

BackLink Analysis Presentation

Slides and extra notes from a presentation I made to local SEOs in Adelaide on the 14th of August at the Maid and Magpie.

Friday, 12 July 2013

CognitiveSEO Review


CognitiveSEO is a new online tool that helps you analyse a domains backlinks and more. Great for competitor analysis or link cleanups.

Here I go through some of the features to see what it can do.

(1,074 words)CognitiveSEO Review
Monday, 20 May 2013

SWAT BackLink Checker

Get the full picture by combining data from the major backlink data provides then enhance it with deeper link analysis with this powerful Tool

Thursday, 9 May 2013

BigCommerce SEO

Find out ways to take BigCommerce that step further.

BigCommerce is a great eCommerce CMS however it does not cross all the Ts and dot the Is when it comes to Search Engine Optimisation and Tracking.

I've decided to share some of the modifications I've made to improve its SEO standing.

(407 words)BigCommerce SEO
Sunday, 31 March 2013

A Website Graph

Graphs like this are a useful way to present linked data such as the pages on this website.

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Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Australian Link Building Search Tool

Provides Search Results limited to websites that have value to Australian businesses when link building.
Saturday, 5 January 2013

512 pixel limit for Google SERP titles

I analysed 786,031 search result titles to find out how much of a page title can get displayed. Is it based on characters, pixels or something else?

Friday, 30 November 2012

27 Creative eCommerce link building ideas

Link Building Brainstorm Team

In a hangout organised by DejanSEO, 9 respected SEOs (and me) analysed an eCommerce website to brainstorm ideas on how to build effective links to it.

Find out the great ideas they came up with.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

The Google Penguin Penalty and my road to Recovery

On Tuesday April 24, 2012 this website suffered a major drop in Google sourced traffic. The new algorithm they introduced was quickly given the name Penguin and started a mass of speculation amongst SEOs.

Here I chronicle the actions I have made to try and get myself out of the Penguin Prison.