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@LisaDMyers

European Search Awards – Verve Search shortlisted for “Best SEO Campaign”

We are delighted to announce that Verve Search has been shortlisted for "Best SEO Campaign" at the European Search Awards for our work with Yale Door. We have been working with Yale Door for over 2 years, starting off with a brand new website in April 2010. The secret to the success of the... More

@LisaDMyers

Want to be a Verve Search SEO Jedi? Must Like Sci-Fi, Chocolate and Stand Up Comedy

In that order. Ok, so technically you don't actually need to be a Sci-Fi, chocolate and comedy fan to work here. But, we are looking for a Senior SEO/SEO Super Hero (the right person is more important than the title! And we might be looking for YOU! Why work for Verve? Not despite of, but... More

@ben_holbrook

SMX London 2012 – Tips, Tricks & Takeaways

So, we've been fortunate enough to go to the excellent SMX London conference over the last couple of days, and have discussed ideas with some of the world's finest search brains. Below are some of the main takeaways that we have taken across all of the sessions:   Day one: Search... More

@LisaDMyers

SMX London 2012: “Social Shares – The New Link Building”?

I thought I would share the slides from my session today at SMX London, where I spoke on the panel "Social Shares - the new link building". I was one of 3 panelist on this session and I covered the introduction and how the history of the search engine (particularly Google, well actually only Google... More

@LisaDMyers

Google Places – Global Approach ISS London 2012

I've just spoken at ISS (International Search Summit) in London this afternoon on doing Google Places optimisation on a global level. Great conference, fantastic food (important!) and good speakers. Here's my slide from the session, the presentation goes through the key points in optimising your... More

@ben_holbrook

A Guide To Rich Snippets, Schema & Microdata

I have been scouring the Internet in my quest to learn more about microformats and using schemas, but unfortunately, the majority of posts that I've found are from authors trying to exaggerate its difficulty level in order to make something quite simple sound more technical. With that in mind I... More

@ben_holbrook

How to Implement the Rel=”Author” Tag – A Step by Step Guide

As Google develops and becomes increasingly "personalised", we take a look at Google Authorship mark up. By using rel="author" and rel="me", you can enhance the way the SERPs display your content and put your name and face to your work - the photo is taken from your Google+ profile.  There are, of... More