Posts tagged with Brighton Seo

Five cool things you can do with WordPress

This blog post is based on a presentation given at last week’s BrightonSEO entitled ‘Cool shit you can do with WordPress’ but to call it that I’ll have to check if we’re allowed to say it first.

Depending on what the headline above says right now will let you know the outcome of that little query.

I’ve covered WordPress extensively on the blog, taking new users through sign-up, the best responsive templates and SEO best practice, but there are always more tips and tricks to learn.

Patrick Hathaway is the SEO consultant at Hit Reach and he had these tips to offer on how you can make the most out of the WordPress platform. 


Seven things you need to know about mobile SEO

Anyone with a smartphone knows that search is one of the most popular functions on mobile, yet mobile SEO is still a poor relation compared to desktop.

A quick look at the stats shows that we should be paying more attention to mobile SEO, with data from Marin showing that mobile devices accounted for 13% of search spend in June 2012 yet took a 20% share of clicks.

However creating a mobile site isn’t a simple process and there are several criteria that need to be taken into account to effectively optimise a site for a mobile audience.

SEO consultant Aleyda Solis addressed the topic of mobile search at BrightonSEO last week, listing seven things that marketers need to ask themselves when optimising a site for mobile SEO.

Here’s a run through of Solis’s points...