How To Disable .NET Viewstate For Googlebot

Something we've been doing for a long time now is hiding .NET Viewstate from search engine crawlers. While .NET Viewstate is needed to maintain the state for users between postbacks, they can be absolutely massive and bloat out your source code. It's not uncommon to see .NET Viewstate that are 800, ...

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5 Non-Technical SEO Checks

Detail can make the difference between success and failure when it comes to SEO. Generally speaking, the importance of on-site SEO increases in relation to the total number of pages on your website. What might seem like a small thing, may not be so when it's repeated 100,000 within your ...

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Further ranked 25 in NMA Top Search Agencies List

Despite the ups and downs of the economy, the Search industry has continued to record a positive growth in marketing budgets, particularly when compared with 'traditional channels'. Testament to this has been the increasing success and reputation of Further, which has now been officially recognised by industry-leading magazine, New Media Age, ...

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SEO Comedy

In Britain we enjoy a good laugh. Laughter is the best medicine after all. We have a superb line-up of comedy legends which keep our ‘LOL’ levels high. This analytical post shows how great comedy elements can be interpreted through the eyes of an SEO. Timing A great punch line is delivered ...

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Paperchase – A company with a big problem

Funnily enough, I was just writing a lengthly post about social media and SEO when the Paperchase storm overflowed into my Twitter feed. If you've missed the story, the full post is here (which currently ranks #3 in Google.co.uk for "paperchase"). The basic story: Indie designer making a living blogging and selling ...

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Choosing a search agency. 10 simple questions to distinguish the ‘dream teams’ from the ‘donkeys’!

When selecting a new search agency there are, of course, the basic questions that most clients will ask. You know the sort, those normal questions that agencies are expecting and can prepare for - about things like ‘proven case studies’, ‘client list’, ‘client testimonials’, ‘ethical standards’ ‘in-house or outsourced’... These questions ...

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