SEO

The Deaf Society

Over the last four months, Propeller have given the Deaf Society website a major overhaul and redesign. Propeller first launched the Deaf Society's ExpressionEngine-based website in April 2013. Over the past couple of years the website has undergone many changes and incremental updates but the web has changed considerably, with mobile and tablet use now outstripping desktop visitors, Google's ranking algorithms pivoting towards quality content and speed and, with the introduction of the NDIS, the Deaf Society's content focus has shifted dramatically. It was time for some new clothes…

22 March 2017

The Need For Speed

I feel the need. The need for speed!

Whilst its something we all notice when visiting and using websites, speed isnt usually something that clients attribute to SEO and page ranking. The reality is that in the mobile age speed is one of the most critical factors involved in where your website is likely to end up in Google's search algorithm.

16 March 2017

Boost your Google ranking with HTTPS (SSL)

Google studies show that visitors do not consider the absence of a “secure” icon as a warning, even though they absolutely should! Which is why Google is taking the extra step to warn Chrome users (Google's proprietary web browser used by more than 55% of internet users) when they're about to enter their sensitive information into a website that is not secure.

27 February 2017

Google take further steps to reward high-quality sites

In the face of increasing perversion of search results by black-hat SEO ‘experts’, one year on Google is now taking further steps towards rewarding high-quality sites and penalising ‘over optimised’ websites.

03 May 2012

The Dirty Little Secrets of Search

It seems not a week goes by without us being asked about SEO or Search Engine Optimisation, mostly from people who’ve attended seminars and heard people speaking at Chamber of Commerce meetings etc.

15 February 2011

Changes to Google Search

We reported back in April that Google’s Webmaster Central Blog had confirmed Google’s intention to factor page loading speed into its search ranking algorithms’.

06 December 2010

Memberships & Affiliates