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The New Verve Search Identity and Website

Verve has seen an incredible amount of growth over the last 12 months. This time last year there were 7 of us, now we are likely to hit 20 by the end of the summer. The most exciting part of our growth is the diversity of the team; we now speak 14 languages between us. How awesome is that? We are... More


How to write a blog for a business

Adding a blog to your business website is a brilliant way to connect with your customers and also adds strength to your brand. Many businesses haven’t latched on to the idea that a blog is a beneficial tool to use. Most believe a blog can be time consuming; that thinking up ideas for posts... More


Facebook Hashtags – What’s Up With That? #areyouserious

For ordinary people it could be a useless gimmick, a copycat attempt of the Twitter hashtags, or even the best days for people, who love to hashtag … I’ll admit it, I do count to this sort of people! #awkward However, in a Business position point of view – what advantages or disadvantages... More


How to Increase the PageRank of Your Google+ Profile

 We all know that we should be building our Google+ network but, like a trip to the dentist, most of us just haven’t got around to doing it yet. Increasing our author rank by implementing the rel=author tag is simple enough – but have you ever thought about your PageRank? That’s right;... More


Create new and great content by recycling

How many times have you struggled in front of a blank page thinking about writing new content for your blog? Let´s be honest. We writers are not  supermen or superwomen and sometimes we need some inspiration. So, let´s change the plan by trying to forget “those new ideas” for a while and... More


Don’t Judge a Book by Its PageRank…

My job requires me to be involved in both the technical and content ends of SEO. Regardless of what department you’re working in, you will come across the term PageRank (PR) every single day. Despite what we may tell ourselves, it is still the most tempting indicator to use while analysing the... More


How To Find The Keywords For Your Research

How To Find The Key Words For Your Research Regardless of whether you are selling shoes or a marketing agency, the foundations of your success lie here, in the keyword research.  The keyword search is the one tool that determines what people are searching for and how it relates to your brand. In... More


European Search Awards 2013 – Verve Search Shortlisted in 4 categories

We are extremely excited to share the news that Verve Search has been shortlisted in 4 categories at this years European Search Awards in Barcelona. We are shortlisted in 3 categories with our client Miinto (Denmark, Norway & Sweden) for SEO services which we named "The Organic... More


International Web Analytics – my slides from ISS London 2013

It was great to be speaking yesterday at International Search Summit. I met a lot of smart people involved in international SEO and shared the "Verve Search way" with them. I promised I would share my slides ASAP, so here they are. I covered a topic sometimes omitted at SEO conferences, giving a... More


ViewState: SEO killer or simply a hidden menace?

We have a client with a site running on – Microsoft’s proprietary coding system and in a recent audit or their website, we discovered that many of the pages were of massive weight, although on the surface there doesn’t seem to be much there to make up such huge file sizes. Looking... More