SEO Services for Tradesmen in Warwickshire

It was 10 years in June that I gave up working on the building and decided to do SEO full time. Having spent 25 years in the industry I decided enough was enough and that I just couldn’t afford to carry on working as it was costing me too much money being away from a […]

SEO Company Shipston-on-Stour Warwickshire

Shipston-on-Stour based SEO company providing hands on SEO services to local businesses within South Warwickshire. V1 SEO Services The White Cottage Stourton Shipston-on-Stour Warwickshire CV36 5HG 01608 663759

Panhandling Girl Story

The Panhandling Girl Story was a comment to a post made in 2009 on Reddit about a 15 year old girl panhandling with a few month old baby in her arms in Vancouver. It was voted Reddit Comment of the Year 2009 and got a Reddit Best of 2009 award. The comment was by Reddit […]

Why online reviews can’t be trusted

We all know about fake reviews but did you also know that a lot of big companies use review systems that are deliberately set up to be manipulative and obtain positive reviews? A popular review site uses a system where they ask for reviews in what the call The Customers Happy Time so there is […]

Local SEO Services Warwickshire

Someone asked me the other day why I included Shipston and Warwickshire in the title of the homepage on VI SEO They said don’t you think it narrows down my potential client base as anyone outside the area won’t use my SEO services. Bingo! I said, that’s exactly the reason I do it! I prefer […]

Improve your Citations Improve your Google Places Listing

It has long been believed that Google use citations from other websites and sources as a marker for Google Places listings. V1 SEO have spoken before about using Using Microdata for SEO and Using Rich Snippets and to improve local search. Today we talk about the importance of citations for improving Google Places listings. […]

How to get jump links showing in Google

How to get jump links showing in Google V1 SEO Jump Link tips used for displaying Jump Links in the SERPs Jump links or jump to links have been appearing in the Google results pages for some time now, these jump link tips shows you how to obtain them in your results. Contents What are […]

Search Engine Friendly WordPress Theme

I’ve posted before about SEO friendly WordPress themes and as this blog becomes more SEO related decided to put my advice in to practice. The first thing you will notice about this blog is the fact it doesn’t have the usual header images you generally associate with WordPress sites. In place of the usual header […]

SEO and the single product website

The concept of single product web pages and single product websites owes itself really to PPC where the main objective is to target a landing page to a specific AdWords campaign and set of keywords. V1 SEO are now expanding on this to provide optimised single product web pages which are set up to target […]

Google +1 Checker

I’ve just discovered my Google +1 Checker Tool had stopped working No idea how long it has been broken, but I have just updated it and all seems OK again Google +1 Checker

Traffic Baiting

I originally made this post back in May/June 2011 after seeing how important I thought having a Google Profile would become and after thinking Google must use traffic data more. Here we are nearly 12 months later, Google say they are changing the way back-links are being used and SEO’s are paniking. Was my prediction […]

Traffic Rating

I originally made this post back in June/July 2011 after seeing how important I thought traffic data may become. Was my prediction that the traffic data Google obtain via the SERP’s correct? Who knows, but as Google appear to be using more and more social features I still think it could have a bearing and […]

SEO Keywords Finder

The V1 SEO keyword finder helps you find keywords related to business categories. Select category from list to see related keywords. 3D Visualisation Abba Tribute Acts Access Consultants Access equipment Accessible Bathrooms Accident Investigators Accommodation Accountants Acupuncture Adventure Sports advertising Advertising Agencies Aerial Installers Affiliate Marketing After School Activities Agriculture Air Compressors Air Conditioning Equipment […]

Google Plus Tips

5 of my favourite little Google Plus tools, tips and tricks that webmasters can use on their own websites. Self Hosted Google Plus Widget Google+ Search Box Google +1 Checker Google Plus Author Search Google Structured Data Testing Tool Button Find out more about each on my page – Google Plus Tools, Tips and Tricks […]

Google+ Stats

This page has been set up to display the stats and compare Facebook, Twitter and Google+ usage by small businesses who sign up to UK Small Business Directory. It displays how many businesses added their Facebook details, Twitter details and Google+ details when they registered in UK Small Business Directory. Week 1 – 1st to […]

Link Devaluation

SEO Weasel has an interesting theory about Link Devaluation SEO Weasel says webmasters and website owners should stop running around like headless chickens looking at other websites for bad backlinks and links that have been devalued but instead try looking a little closer to home. Have you got a website with a good navigation system […]

Using Rich Snippets

Although Google say; “Google doesn’t use markup for ranking purposes at this time” they also go on to say; “but rich snippets can make your web pages appear more prominently in search results, so you may see an increase in traffic.” Something else they don’t mention, but which our testing appear to validate is that […]

Top 10 SEO Tips

1. Page titles should be as descriptive as possible about the content of the page and include main keyword target of the page. 2. Headers should include target keyword of the page. 3. Content should be carefully considered and include the keyword and derivative keywords evenly throughout the page. 4. Site navigation should be clear, […]

SEO Services

It was 10 years in June that I gave up working on the building and decided to do SEO full time. Having spent 25 years in the industry I decided enough was enough and that I just couldn’t afford to carry on working as it was costing me too much money being away from a […]

Free SEO Advice

Here it is, The Free SEO Advice fact sheet that SEO companies want to see banned. We are not saying follow this SEO Advice and you will miraculously suddenly appear on the front page of Google, but that by following the SEO Advice provided here it will set the foundations for your SEO campaign and […]

UK Small Business Directory Reviews

This page has been set up so you can provide reviews and comments on the the services provided by UK Small Business Directory Please provide a link to where your listing is within the directory when commenting. Please have a browse through this blog whilst you’re here, you will find lots of useful SEO information, […]