This Week In Search: 13-5-2016

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SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION

Optimizing Google PageSpeed to 100 in WordPress

I didn’t believe the title of this post, so your skepticism is valid as well. However, through a great deal of effort, he did manage to get his site to score 100/100.

Google Making Aesthetic Changes To The Search Results?

It would seem that people aren’t too impressed if Google changes even the slightest thing about everyone favourite search engine. Did you notice anything different recently? Black or blue?

Testing The New Keyword Explorer Tool From Moz

Larry Kim test drives the new Keyword Explorer Tool from Moz which has recently had a makeover. Yay or nay?

Why Blog Comments Are Good For SEO & Users

Well, that title certainly got our attention and this provided an interesting read. We touched on this a few weeks ago on the iD blog.

PAY PER CLICK

A Guide To Search Engine Marketing (Paid) For Startups

Startups need to be nimble and creative in their marketing efforts, and often don’t have the budget to hire an agency to help them. This means that your entire process needs to be thought out a bit more carefully and deliberately, but where do you start? Right here, that’s where.

5 Critical PPC Tips For Small Business Budgets

The joy and main advantage of digital marketing is the fact that smaller budgets can compete with bigger competitors if you are clever and leverage some nifty tips and tricks. Here are 5 critical tips to help you get the most out of your PPC budget.

GENERAL

Web Design Trends of 2016: The Definitive Guide

This post is the definitive guide for all things web design. This really is a fantastic post and one that I urge you to read slowly and understand.

Instagram Rebrands Entirely – The Instagram Blog

Instagram rebranded entirely recently and the Instagram blog covers all the changes that were made and how you can benefit from these changes.

These 5 Things Will Happen To Social Marketing By 2017

We love prediction posts and there are some bold predictions in this post. It will be interesting to see how things change between now and 2017 and how many were correct.

Pagination Best Practices 101

Pagination. What is it, how does it work, and how do I handle it properly from a user perspective? This should explain all.

BONUS

Magnus – Free WordPress Photography Theme

We love the WordPress community and they often come out with true gems. This theme doesn’t appear to be WooCommerce ready, but it is absolutely gorgeous and will do a fitting job of showcasing your work!