All posts by Steven Ford

Games Design Graduate | Entrepreneur | Video Game Enthusiast | Studying SEO

Learn how to conduct an seo audit in 5 minutes using 10 steps

Conduct a basic seo audit fast using these 10 easy to follow steps.

SEO Report – SEO for Growth

A report using SEO for Growth’s free seo website audit.

A useful free way to identify your existing seo equity, but be warned, this tool isn’t always correct.

Soft 404s and why it’s important to fix them

The time users spend searching for something on google is valuable and should not be squandered. Your website might be at the top of google for your intended search, but having soft 404s displayed can decrease the chance of users […]

New Forum Skin

These past few weeks i’ve been thinking my layout is becoming quite optimised but there are multiple features i’m not happy with. The layout is somewhat outdated, doesn’t look modern, it’s fluid but could use a facelift. With a new […]

Google Webmaster Tools & Meta Description Update

So previously I mentioned that meta descriptions were the suspected cause of why my page links for my forum in Google were showing incorrect descriptions (see here for this). Proboards continue to impress me as most of their panel/forum design […]

Algorithm Update – Mobile-first Indexing

Google has been tight lipped about the ins and outs of their mobile-first index ranking but it is a necessary to be prepared as recent news from google shows that for the first time more people are viewing websites on mobile than desktop.

Instant customer messages with Google Posts

Google Posts is now live to all businesses verified within Google My Business. As reviewed by seoroundtable¬†, you can now create posts and send them directly to your customers in google local business listings in Google Search. These messages appear […]

Google’s Advertising System

A useful free tool you can use to help with keyword research is Google’s ‘Keyword Planner’. It is a free tool whih helps generate refined keyword lists for your website. Google offers great insight and tips on getting the most […]

Page Titles & Meta Descriptions

I’ve always been aware of how important having clear and properly defined html is, even at university we got into the habit of continuously leaving comments on code to help you understand your html better. Meta Descriptions & Page Titles […]


When people search, they are usually using a few keywords or even a single word. The type of keywords can help search engines find and pick out your content quickly. I came across a website called Semalt which gives you […]