The must-have SEO tools we use in our business every day

If you’ve been involved with SEO for your own sites or clients sites for any length of time, you’ll understand that the success you achieve is directly related to the tools you have at your disposal. We’ve been providing SEO services for clients and on our own sites for over 10 years now (I’m now …

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Can you rank a website with just traffic?

If you’re in any SEO groups around the web, there has been chatter recently about ranking websites with just traffic. For years we’ve all been on about quality content and links. This has always made sense. If you build a website that has quality content, and then carefully build relevant and high quality backlinks, all …

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“Safe” Ways to Increase Google PageRank and Search Rankings

UPDATE 2019 – the article below was originally posted in 2013, and a lot of terminology and practices, particularly in SEO (do we even talk about PageRank any more? Remember those PR toolbars? Remember toolbars!?!), have moved on apace since then, but the general principles still hold true today…  A lot of the time, when …

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Why Do Directories / Agents Outrank My Website?

This is another of those SEO questions which we get asked periodically by our business customers, here at Silicon Dales. While the question is not always the same, it goes something like this: “Why do directories outrank our site?” or “Why do all these agency websites beat us in Google?” The short answer to this …

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