Ashley Faulkes

  • Getting No Love From Google? (It Probably Just One Thing)

    It was a “lightbulb moment” really. I know people struggle with SEO and getting traffic from Google. But I never really understood why. I thought it was because people had slow websites. But slow websites still rank. Then I thought it was because the content was not “epic”. Then I saw shorter content ranking. I went through a lot of different reasons in my head, and then it dawned on me.

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin SEO Google- 12 readers -
  • Google Hates Popups On Mobile (And What To Do Instead)

    Have you heard about the Google Mobile Interstital Penalty they are going to roll out on the 10th of January?​ Yes, another big slap from Google is coming (I wish I did not have to just write such negative posts all the time! I have not even moved to HTTPS yet)​ And even if it turns out not to be that big, it's worth paying attention to it - because they have our visitors in mind!​ OK, So Wh.

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin SEO Google- 20 readers -
  • HTTPS in 2017 – The Ship Is Going To Hit The Fan!

    I have some great news for you! SEO is going to get even simpler in 2017! Woo hoo, let's all do a little dance.​ via GIPHY Sorry, I was only joking. I hate dancing. (Aussies can't dance anyway - remember, we were all criminals exported from the UK) Things just got a little bit more annoying on the SEO, WordPress and HTTPS front.

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin SEO- 9 readers -
  • Organic vs Paid Search Ads – Are You Wasting Your Money?

    Deciding between Organic or Paid Search Ads can be a tough decision for a business owner. And like with any business decision, it really pays to understand what it is your are deciding between. What kinds of costs are involved with ads, and what are the returns? Is Google search the free ride we all think it is? In this post I am going to show you in depth the kinds of thin ...

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin Paid Search- 7 readers -
  • 5 Must Have Tools For Killer SEO

    Are you overwhelmed by all the SEO tools available? Or maybe you just have no idea where to start? ​Rather than bombard you with 150+ SEO tools that will still get you nowhere, I am going to show you ONLY 5 types of tools you need to achieve success in SEO. It does not have to be complex or confusing. In fact, my aim is always to boil things to down to their simplest form possible.

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin SEO- 11 readers -
  • How To Craft The Perfect SEO Content (And Keep Google Happy)

    It happens every time you write. Your content is epic. Your readers are ecstatic. You get lots of social media shares... But you have no idea how to write and optimize your articles for SEO in 2016. Figuring out what works, what to focus on (and what not to) is a huge task. And with Google constantly changing the rules you probably feel like you have no idea how to keep up.

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin SEO- 31 readers -
  • 5 Insane SEO Mistakes You Are Probably Making (And How To Fix Them)

    You probably think SEO is only for pros, right? And as a result, you have been ignoring it and not seeing much love from Google. Don’t worry, you are not alone. In fact just a few years ago I didn’t know much about SEO either. I used to think it was all voodoo and not worth spending my time on. However, in the last few years I have been learning all I can about SEO, and now ...

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  • Yoast VS All In One SEO – And The Winner Is?

    Struggling to pick an SEO plugin for your WordPress website? ​It's a little complex and a little messy, I know. But fear not! This post will show you which of the two best SEO plugins (Yoast or All In One SEO Pack): Is the best for your situation Has the features you need This post is broken down so you can easily see if the plugin is for you and does what you need.

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin SEO- 16 readers -
  • 5 Easy Ways To Impress More Of Your Website Visitors

    Your website is as good as it is going to get, right? Or is it? Websites are never actually finished. And, we can all improve our website, even if it is just a little bit. We can write better content, include more stunning graphics and make visitors stay even longer. After all, keeping visitors longer on our website helps with search rankings (dwell time is something Google w ...

    Ashley Faulkes/ Famous Bloggersin Blogging- 12 readers -
  • What are NoFollow Links in SEO (And Why You Should Care)

    NoFollow Links could be affecting your SEO in a very bad way. You might have heard the rumors from the dark masters of SEO. But until now, you kinda ignored the whole thing. I wouldn’t blame you. SEO is something most people don’t care for, and the technical parts of it are even less sexy! NoFollow Links Can Help You Or Bite You In The Ass NoFollow links are important to ...

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin SEO- 12 readers -
  • How to Write the Best Blog Headlines – Tips and Tricks

    I heard a rumour that you write amazing content for your blog. So, I was just reading your latest post, and frankly – it blew me away! Your clean writing style mixed with those amazing images really had me hooked from the minute I started reading… Ok, I am lying. I never actually read your post! Why not? Your headline put me to sleep when I saw it on Twitter, so I never clicked on the link.

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin Twitter Blogging- 16 readers -
  • How Do Solopreneurs Work On The Go

    It is a beautiful thing. Working from anywhere in the world, at any time, with anyone. We are blessed with an amazing opportunity to live a freedom-filled lifestyle and have clients/customers all over the world – and yet be anywhere else in the world we want. That is what life, and business is all about, right? So the big question then is… Are You Embracing The Freedom Of A ...

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin How To's- 14 readers -
  • Why Being A Solopreneur Rocks (Even If Your Friends Think You Are Weird)

    Most of my friends and family have no clue what I really do. Nor do they ever ask. Well, that is not quite true because there is the odd dialog like this: Family or Friend: “Hey Ash, how’s biz? ” Me: “Good.” Them: “Nice, So, anyway, did you see the new Star Wars?” Me: (internally) Groan, why does no one care what I do. Or how much I struggle on a daily basis.

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