Taking a look this week at an oft-overlooked website feature that could be costing you big money. The site search feature greatly improves User Experience, conversions and revenue with useful data to see where visitors are coming from and their behaviours. So are you using it? What I learned Site search is a must-have for […]

Had the pleasure of speaking last week at the Self-Storage Association of Australasia conference in Brisbane. It also happened to coincide with yet another Canberra coup, which seemed an opportune time to highlight the power of Google Trends and its ability to check brand strength. What I learned How to check your brand strength using […]

Since Google’s new Medic update has been causing ranking ripples across Australia, Gary Illyes from Google has been asking for specifics from those claiming to have been affected by the algorithm change. I have sent him data on a few examples that show how Google may be getting a little confused. What I learned Medic […]

This week sees the effects of Google’s new algorithm core update. It has been nicknamed ‘Medic’ in some quarters and has taken a week since release for us to see movement on any of our client’s sites and they appear to be in the medical and construction industries. What I learned Medic appears to be […]

This is an introduction to internal linking, who uses it, how it’s used and what for. As well as some best practices and recommendations when building your link architecture. What is internal linking? Internal links are the connections between the pages of your site that are used by people and crawlers to navigate the pages […]

Helped a friend out recently with his new brand launch and thought I’d pass on some knowledge for anyone currently building a business or brand. One of the most important things to do when embarking on PR for your new brand is utilise structured data to help Google understand the relationship between your web pages […]

My recent trip to the Online Retailer exhibition in Sydney gave me a great opportunity to catch up with some heavy-hitters in the industry and learn some new e-commerce tricks, especially in light of the new Chrome release. What I learned Ask yourself: What is your website’s purpose? The importance of keeping a clean homepage […]

1 x Free Tool, 3 x Ways to use it to grow your online sales & your business Enter the scene Google Trends Google Trends is a free tool that every online business owner and marketer should use. It’s as simple as that! Whilst Google Trends has many functions, I have picked 3 of these […]

Back in Melbourne and problem solving already. I get a lot of queries about why site traffic unexpectedly plummets. I’ll show you some tips and tricks, along with the best tool to use to figure out a solution. What I learned Seeing traffic drops can be alarming, but there’s no need for panic My favourite […]

Update: The ITWire where I’m accused of racial profiling mentioned in the video I honestly hate talking about auDA. I have so many other exciting and profitable things I could be doing. It’s depressing what auDA have done and what they are continuing to do to the Australian Internet Community. Recently auDA has quadrupled it’s […]