10 Steps to Google Penalty Recovery (infographic)

10 Steps to Google Unnatural Link Penalty Recovery

“Google penalty… Manual action… Unnatural links.”
(Oh, gosh! What do we do now? How long will it take to recover?)
It’s a horrible feeling. For a business owner, manager or marketing professional, having your website get hit by a Google penalty can be one of the most terrifying experiences of your career.

It …

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Google’s New Manual Action Penalty for Thin Content

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Google has started specifically penalising websites for “having thin content with little or no added value”.

Penalties are issued in the form of a manual spam action with an email alert and a notice in Google Webmaster Tools – just like penalties for bad links.

The notice in Google Webmaster Tools and …

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An Idiot’s Guide to Social Media: Pinterest for Beginners


So you read our last two posts and decided you just couldn’t get enough eh? Well welcome back to our social media series; we’re bringing you quick idiot’s guides to social media sites to get you started on you social media marketing journey. This week, it’s every foodies’ favourite:
Pinterest …

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Analytics Event Tracking – 5 Step Guide

In the past I’ve visited many sites and blogs trying to find easy guides to help me manage my PPC accounts. Although I have a technical background, certain tutorials tend to drag on quite a bit and can be filled with waffle.

I have found many tutorials regarding event tracking, …

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Working with CHICKS Charity

The team here at Digivate are delighted to be working together with children’s charity: CHICKS. We wanted to gain some more experience working with charities and we felt that the partnership with CHICKS would work well and be mutually beneficial.

CHICKS provide respite breaks to disadvantaged children across the UK. …

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An Idiot’s Guide to Social Media: An Infographic

So now, the time has come, and now we face, the final curtain. Yes it’s true, we’ve reached the end of our social media series and we’ve compiled some of the best statistics we could find to bring you one great big Infographic of social media statistics to help …

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An Idiot’s Guide to Social Media: Facebook for Beginners

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So here we are again. Glad you could join us. Once again we’re delving into the ever-changing world of social media to provide you with the basics to get you started on your social media strategy.

So without further ado, here’s the next post in our Social Media series:
Facebook – …

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An Idiot’s Guide to Social Media: Google+ for Beginners

We’re almost at the end; we’re on our last post before we sum it all up next week so pay attention there will be a test! This time around we’re talking about the social media site you’ve probably never even been on:
Google+ for Beginners
It launched just over two years …

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Capitalising on Seasonal Trends: A PPC guide

With the great British summer coming to an end, there isn’t a better time to discuss the importance of seasonal trends and the impact they have on your PPC campaigns. One of the great benefits of paid search marketing is that it’s highly customisable, allowing you to make changes …

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2014 SEO News Round-Up: The Year in Review

So Many Pandas!

2014 is coming to a close and as the year ends we thought we’d take a look at the biggest SEO news stories of the past 12 months.

As usual, first up it’s the
Algorithm Updates
Each year the Algorithm updates dominate chatter amongst marketers as we work to anticipate the upcoming …

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