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Search Google From Any Country

Search Google From Any Country Google recently made a blog post Making search results more local and relevant in which they say “Today, we’ve updated the way we label country services on the mobile web, the Google app for iOS, and desktop Search and Maps. Now the choice of country service will no longer be… Read More

V1 SEO Keywords Finder Tool

V1 SEO Keywords Finder Tool We asked over 200,000 business and website owners which keywords they think relate to their business or website, the answers received are included in our database and categorised accordingly. The V1 SEO SEO Keyword Checker helps you find keywords and key phrases related to the category you select. Use drop… Read More

Search Google From Any Location

Search Google From Any Location Select the search phrase, the number of results you would like returned and the location you want Google to think you are searching from to see the results people in that location see. Version 1 – On Site Enter Search Phrase: Enter Search Location: Number of Results Displayed: Version 2… Read More

SEO Training Course

SEO Training Course Learn How to do SEO effectively with to this fantastic new SEO Training Course. Available in weekly modules and also available for download so you can study at your own pace, the course consist of 5 modules. Week 1 Learn how to pull the wool over peoples eyes and make them look… Read More

SEO Number Plates

SEO Number Plates Do you have a personalised number plate related to SEO? Send us a photo of your SEO Number Plate to feature on this page. Please provide information on where the SEO number Plate is located and the URL of your website Send information to tj@v1seo.co.uk V1 SEO V1 SEO Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire –… Read More

Link Devaluation

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… Read More

Do Local Citations Help Google Rankings

Do Local Citations Help Google Rankings A number of Google Maps experts say that Local Citations help Google Maps rankings but is this true? This Website has been set up as a test – Warwickshire Handyman and a Google Maps Page has been set up here – Warwickshire Handyman Services Note: Google Maps pages are… Read More

SEO Tips For Beginners

SEO Tips For Beginners Always remember a page is a page, a website is a website. To optimise a website you 1st need to optimise individual pages Treat each page as an individual project but keep them related and well structured. Site Structure and Navigation Individual well optimised pages need a good site structure and… Read More

Why should your website rank higher in Google than anyone elses?

Why should your website rank higher in Google than anyone elses? Does your website provide the most relevant information about what the searcher is searching for? Is it quick and easy to find the right information on your pages? Is all the information fresh and up to date? Would you say it was easy for… Read More

Traffic Baiting – Gaining Web Traffic to Boost Google Rankings

Traffic Baiting – Gaining Web Traffic to Boost Google Rankings 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… Read More

Google Delegated Authority Evaluation System

Google Delegated Authority Evaluation System An evaluation system for reliably evaluating large amounts of content. Google Delegated Authority Evaluation System assigns a primary authority that can then designate one or more contributing authorities. Each contributing authorities is delegated a set amount of authority from the primary authority which they can then delegate to additional contributing… Read More

JSON Generator for News Articles or Blog Postings

JSON Generator for News Articles or Blog Postings I created a very basic little JSON Generator for News Articles or Blog Postings today. You simply fill in some basic details about the News Article or Blog Posting you have made to create JSON-LD Markup that you can then copy n paste to your article.

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… Read More

Is Traffic Baiting The New Link Baiting

Is Traffic Baiting The New Link 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… Read More

Spot the V1 SEO Number Plate

Spot the V1 SEO Number Plate If you spot the V1 SEO VW Polo around the South Warwickshire area, call us on 01608 663759, tell us where and when you saw it, to receive a free special upgraded SEO friendly listing in the UK Small Business Directory.

Google Travel Planner

Google Travel Planner Starting Point: Ending Point : Google Business Finder   June 11 2015 Plot your route between locations. Starting Point: Ending Point : Select Mode of Transport CarRail/BusWalking    

Hex Dec Converter

Hex Dec Converter and Dec Hex Converter for Large Numbers Use the Hex Dec converter to convert from Hexadecimal to Decimal Use the Dec Hex converter to convert from Decimal to Hexadecimal See full version at Hex Dec Converter and Dec Hex Converter for Large Numbers Hex Dec Converter Enter Number Dec Hex Converter Enter… Read More

SEO Stratford

SEO Stratford-upon-Avon Warwickshire We have now moved the Stratford-upon-Avon SEO section on to our sister site at http://www.v1sites.co.uk/ With the move from Stourton to Honington it now puts us within a 10 mile radius of Stratford, and as I was born and bred in Stratford I thought it would make more sense to have a… Read More

UK SEO Leads Now Available

UK SEO Leads Now Available Try Before you Buy SEO Leads SEO Leads Enquiry Please use the form below to enquire about the SEO leads we have available today. Please provide brief information about yourself, your business and the type of clients you work with. Your Name: Business Name: Your Email: Telephone: Your Website: Clients… Read More

Google Location Search

Want more control over Google Location Search? Use the top form to trick Google in to thinking you are searching from any location. Changes Organic Results Google Local Seach Enter Search Phrase: Enter Search Location: Number of Results Displayed:    Google Local Seach Enter Search Phrase:    Enter Search Location:  

Google Cached Snapshot Checker Bookmarklet

Google Cached Snapshot Checker Bookmarklet Now that Google have removed the ability to check the cached snapshot of a page I have created a new Google cached snapshot checker bookmarklet so you can check the Google cache of any page you are on. Drag the following link to your bookmarks bar and use it to… Read More

UKSBD Map Finder

Google Business Finder   UKSBD Map Finder Enter Business Name and Location: Free Map Finder provided by UKSBD using Google Maps API  

Add a Google Route Finder to your Website – V1 SEO

Add a Google Route Finder to your Website A very simple way of adding a Google Route Finder to your website to enable visitors to track the best route to you or between 2 locations. Route Finder to V1 SEO Use the form below to find the best route to V1 SEO Enter Starting Point:… Read More

Create your own route link between locations

Create your own route link between locations Plot your route between locations. Starting Point: Ending Point : Let people find the best route to you with your location added as the destination point. (see code) Starting Point: Direct form so people can find the best route to you. Starting Point:

Replica Colin Furze Safety Tie

Replica Colin Furze Safety Tie Feel safe on your mobility scooter Feel safe at fireworks displays Feel safe in your bunker Feel safe on your Go-Kart Feel safe walking on ceilings Replica Colin Furze Safety Tie Available Now From All Some Good Stores If Chuck Norris wore a tie, it would be a Colin Furze… Read More

Testing Markup

Testing Your Structured Data Markup on Google “The Structured Data Testing Tool lets you test a single page’s markup for correctness. You can either enter a URL for the tool to fetch, or paste in marked-up HTML code directly. Repair all errors reported by the tool before deploying your markup!” Source: https://developers.google.com/structured-data/testing

Google Carousels

Live Blogging results featured in Google Carousel “Live blogs are web pages that are updated in real-time throughout a live event, e.g. the Oscars. Individual blog updates can be represented in Google search results as carousel items of the blog page.” Source: https://developers.google.com/structured-data/carousels/live-blogs If you are a trusted authority and provide real-time updates on you… Read More

How to find your Google Reviews in the New Google Plus

How to find your Google Reviews in the New Google Plus Prior to the new Google Plus that was launched in Mid November 2015 you could send visitors direct to a review form on your Google Local page by adding /?review=1 to the end of your Google Local URL. It appears you can no longer… Read More

Make Your Own Google Review Button

Make Your Own Google Review Button Now that Google have stopped the trick of adding ?review=1 to the end of Google Local URLS to direct people to Reviews I have created a new Google Reviews Button Generator. You can create your own customized Google Review Button here Make Your Own Google Review Button Below is… Read More

Using Rich Snippets and schema.org to improve local search

Using Rich Snippets and schema.org to improve local search http://www.v1seo.co.uk/15/using-rich-snippets-and-schema-org-to-improve-local-search/ Sun, 04 Aug 2013 08:48:16 +0000 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… Read More

Using schema.org microdata for product search SEO

Using schema.org microdata for product search SEO Using schema.org microdata for product search SEO http://www.v1seo.co.uk/11/using-schema-org-microdata-for-product-search-seo/ Tue, 27 Sep 2011 07:24:04 +0000 I’ve written about schema.org microdata format before in a post called Using Rich Snippets and schema.org to improve local search In that post I demonstrated how to put the address of a local business… Read More

google reviews stars in google results manipulation exposed

Google Review Stars Abuse – Reviews Manipulation Exposed http://www.v1seo.co.uk/11/google-reviews-stars-in-google-results-manipulation-exposed/ Tue, 06 Jan 2015 22:50:41 +0000 Today V1 SEO reveals just how easy it is to manipulate the Google review system that shows yellow stars next to listings in the SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages) You will undoubtedly have noticed that when doing a search in Google that… Read More

Using Microdata to Improve Click Through Rates in Google

Using Microdata to Improve Click Through Rates in Google Sat, 02 Jun 2012 11:47:42 +0000 Using Microdata to Improve Click Through Rates in Google Google doesn’t use Microdata markup for ranking purposes at this time, but rich snippets can make your web pages appear more prominently in search results, so you may see an increase… Read More

Is Traffic Rating Important for SEO

Is Traffic Rating Important for SEO 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… Read More

How Many Links is Too Many Links

I’ve been running some little experiments by adding more and more internal links on a page to see if it has a negative effect on Google rankings. This page on one of my other sites ranks high in Google for Free Advertising It had approximately 30 internal links on the page which I decided to… Read More

Using Jump To Links for SEO

Just another little jump links test added to our SEO Tips page More about this jump to links test on V1 SEO   Page titles should be as descriptive Headers should include target keywords Content should be carefully considered and include the keyword Site navigation should be clear, precise, descriptive and use the correct anchor… Read More

JSON Generator

I moved our JSON Generator on to V1 SEO this morning. It’s a very simple tool that creates JSON mark-up for local businesses. Fill in your details to create your JSON mark up Business Name: Street Address: Town or City: County: Postcode: Business Category: Telephone Number: Website: The mark-up created can then be simply copied… Read More

Google Comments Form Generator

Want to add a Google Comment Form to any static page? Complete the form below to create your own Google Comments Form URL you want the comment form to appear on: (Change this to your own URL) Google Comments Generator

SEO Services for Tradesmen in Warwickshire

SEO for Tradesmen in Warwickshire It was 13 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… Read More

Why online reviews can’t be trusted

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… Read More

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

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… Read More

Using Rich Snippets

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… Read More

Business Categories in V1 Web

Business Categories in V1 Web List displays how many listings were in each business category of V1 Web Directory on 08/08/2017 3D Visualisation – [53] Abba Tribute Acts – [14] Access Consultants – [20] Access equipment – [137] Accessible Bathrooms – [9] Accident Investigators – [45] Accommodation – [554] Accountants – [2010] Acupuncture – [269]… Read More

SEO Expert UK SEO Experts

Top 10 UK SEO Experts You have to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince. You have to name a lot of SEO Experts to become an SEO Expert Name SEO Experts, list SEO Experts, Praise SEO Experts, Comment on SEO Experts posts and one day my son you too may be called… Read More


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