Zomg! Zerg Rush! In Google?!

May 3, 2012
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A colleague in the office today informed me that there is a new Google “Easter-Egg” game creating buzz on the internet that when triggered allows users to play a mini Starcraft type game with the Google interface. Originally released last week, the game gives more than just search results for their users! To play the […]

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SEO Foundation Presentation @ The Strategic Entrepreneur Summit Sydney 2012

March 20, 2012
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Last weekend I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to present at the Strategic Entrepreneur Summit in Sydney alongside Siimon Reynolds and Brian Sher as well as an array of other speakers including: Matt Rockman – the founder of Seek.com.au Roberto Boschiroli – My colleague and good friend and also one hell of a Pay Per Click/Google […]

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List of Official Google Blogs

January 20, 2012
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Happy new year! Welcome to 2012. This year so far has been AMAZING for me and I wish the same for you! As my first post of the year, I’ve decided to put together a list of the top blogs that I frequent that are published by Google themselves. Anyone who follows them religiously knows […]

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New Google Redesign

December 1, 2011
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With the release of Google+ a few months ago, Google introduced a new layout design that showed a consistent black navigation bar across the top of their services which made it easier to navigate between gmail, docs, calendar etc. The way in which it was designed also made it very easy to use and pretty […]

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Yahoo Site Explorer Laid to Rest

November 21, 2011
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Many savvy SEO’s and webmasters have known for a while now that Yahoo Site Explorer would not be around for much longer. With the Bing/Yahoo merger happening last year, Yahoo announced they would no longer be focusing on search and using Bing to power everything search-related – Yahoo Site Explorer being one of the services left […]

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Ten Recent Google Algorithm Changes

November 16, 2011
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A couple of days ago, Matt Cutts announced on the “Inside Search” Google blog, a list of ten recent algorithm changes that had been made to the search engine over the past few weeks. Matt Cutts has said: “We’re always looking for ways to give you even deeper insight into the over 500 changes we […]

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PageRank Updated Again!

November 8, 2011
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For those who pay attention, many have noticed that Google’s PageRank has once again updated with changes being seen across the web. It seems to have happened at the end of last month as I can’t seem to find any pages on my own sites being effected that were created in November. Most of the web properties […]

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Googlebot Levels Up: Now has the ability to Execute and Crawl AJAX/JavaScript!

November 2, 2011
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Back in March, Google released information on how to “Make your AJAX Applications Crawlable” which showed a step-by-step method on how to make your AJAX/JS search engine friendly. The latest news comes this morning as Matt Cutts announced on Twitter that the latest Googlebot update, allows Google’s famous search bot to execute and crawl dynamic […]

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List of HTTP Status Codes

August 22, 2011
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Going through my list of Google Webmaster Tools errors for one of my projects, I found a “509” error which I’ve never seen before. So, onto the Google I went and had a bit of a search to find out what it was and decided to freshen up on my knowledge of  HTTP status codes […]

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New Google Update: Expanded Sitelinks!

August 9, 2011
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In my travels today I’ve noticed quite a big change to the way Google are displaying some of the results, specifically those related to brands. What they’re doing, is expanding on the brand name results sitelinks to include mini page descriptions as well as include the URL of the page – as many as 12 […]

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