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Been hit by google Penguin update

TweetWith all the talk of Penguin update I came across this guy: Data on the real google Penguin update coming in ūüôā

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google Keyword (not provided) UK update

TweetSadly google yesterday “started” rolling out it’s switch to https, the ssl search which does not pass the keyword data from the search results to your server. Over 120% increase in¬†¬†Keyword (not provided) ¬†from my UK traffic See this blog … Continue reading

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When a Ski resort taps into Social media

TweetFor 7 years now, year on year I go to a resort in Austria. Some 7yrs ago the resort was small and not to well known. Each year it has grown from strength to strength… When I have sometime I’d … Continue reading

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Banking link bait from virgin money.

Tweet Link bait and money 2 of the¬†dirtiest¬†words for an seo heehehe .. Well virgin headed up by no other than Sir Richard Branson has began his¬†assault¬†on the UK banking sector taking over North Rock (bits of it) to become … Continue reading

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UK traffic trends up to Christmas

TweetI love trends and this is always an interesting one… The lead up to xmas in the UK. Here is the traffic for 3 sites. The first one has nothing to do with xmas and you can see a drop … Continue reading

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New twitter interface December 2011

TweetSo today I log in twitter to get the sexy new interface.. I can’t see much buzz about it on twitter so thought I better blog it here: Here is the main screen shot: Here is the “new” @connect (same … Continue reading

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The sexy “Visitors Flow” comes to Google Analytics

TweetStunning from google… Simply stunning.. Google have updated the new Analytics with visitors flow which a visualises the flow on your site.. Below is a little sample on one of my sites. The options are the same as all new … Continue reading

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Google Analytics visitor bug for single day view

TweetUsing google¬†Analytics ¬†“new” interface on a single day view I have a massive bug regarding “Visits” vs “Unique Visitors” I really can’t work out the numbers google is using? ¬†Feel free to comment but this seems to be a “view … Continue reading

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Google webmaster tools UI update.

TweetGoogle have updated the UI of the front dashboard page in webmaster tools . Here is a screen shot: The really interesting thing is the “Sort: By site health” ??? interesting use of the word health…. Also google are showing … Continue reading

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Google Analytics reporting update

TweetI spend hours looking into site analytics, making on site changes and pointing links and testing, testing and more testing looking for impact and trends¬†across¬†loads of sites. I noticed today that on Friday 22nd July google changed things which has … Continue reading

Posted in google, Google analytics, Google images | 23 Comments