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How To: Block Spam Traffic From bot-traffic.icu In Google Analytics

2nd February 2021 - Reading Time: 5 minutes

Spam

Google Analytics data has been hit by a massive spike in spam traffic in the past few days. Find out how to (try and) block such traffic moving forward.

How To: Find Out If Your Sites URLs Are Being Crawled & Indexed by Google

28th January 2021 - Reading Time: 14 minutes

Search Engine Spider

If key pages on your site, or indeed your whole site, are not showing up in search, you may have technical issues preventing search engines crawling and indexing your site.

How To: Track Link or Banner Clicks In The Main Content Area Of A Page Using GTM

21st January 2021 - Reading Time: 3 minutes

Click Here

Find out the most popular links and/or banners on your home page with this easy to implement event tracking.

Case Study: The Importance of Schema Mark Up

4th May 2020 - Reading Time: 3 minutes

Schema Is Important

Following a recent audit, a client optimised their site in relation to their use of schema mark up, and saw an immediate growth in organic visibility and traffic.

How The Corona Virus Is Impacting Search Trends

25th March 2020 - Reading Time: 7 minutes

Corona Virus Search Trends

An analysis of recent organic performance across some of my client websites gives some interesting insights into how the Corona Virus is impacting everyday search trends

My First Public Speaking Gig At #MancSEO

14th November 2019 - Reading Time: 2 minutes

Public Speaking At MancSEO

I recently did my first public speaking gig at MancSEO, a quarterly meet up for North West based SEO and digital folk

How To: Implement Meta Data on Hashbang URLs using GTM

13th October 2019 - Reading Time: 4 minutes

Code

Some websites are configured in a way that serves duplicate content and meta data which you cannot change via the CMS, such as AJAX generated content on hashbang URLs. However, Google Tag Manager allows you to amend these so the changes will get indexed.

How To: Track PDF Downloads in Analytics Using Google Tag Manager

12th August 2019 - Reading Time: 4 minutes

Source Code

Track downloads of PDFs (and any other file type) on your site with ease using Google Tag Manager variables, tags and triggers.

How To: Implement Robots Noindex Tag With Google Tag Manager

18th July 2019 - Reading Time: 5 minutes

Robots Tutorial

Technical SEO changes can often be difficult to implement without developer support. Use Google Tag Manager to add code such as robots meta tags to a website with ease.

How To: Implement Breadcrumb List Schema Mark Up (And Why)

11th July 2019 - Reading Time: 4 minutes

Breadcrumb Trail

Of all the structured data mark-up code that can be applied to a website, one which can have the biggest impact is breadcrumb trail schema. Find out why and how to implement it across your site.

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