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A Guide to Rel Attributes

The rel attribute can be used to describe the relationship between two linked documents on the web. There’s a variety of attributes, helpful in a variety of circumstances for both on and off-site links. We’ve created this handy crib-sheet to help you know which attribute to use when; to boost your search and index potential!...

Mar 20 2015
Anna Youngs
Anna Youngs

How Does Trust Impact Innovation?

    This month our blog has covered some of the types of innovative thinking that we find fascinating. From new developments in UX to implanting RFID chips, our current environment is ever-changing with businesses constantly competing to create the next big thing. Innovation will only ever be successful if it is welcomed by the ...

Feb 25 2015
Hannah Thorpe
Hannah Thorpe

Top Tools for Affiliates

Ahead of theMediaFlow attending LAC, we’ve pulled together some top tools for affiliates to help grow their traffic, review competitor activity and research their markets. Screaming Frog - useful for all sorts of online marketing efforts, such as finding problems with broken links, internal redirects, and identifying areas of the website that need more work on ...

Feb 02 2015
Peter Handley
Peter Handley

Collaborative Workflow Tools

Whether your team is big or small, when you create a piece of content, a marketing strategy or even a technical audit one of the best ways to produce quality work is to ensure that everyone’s voice is heard. Two heads may be better than one, but does this improvement continue exponentially? There’s a million ...

Jan 19 2015
Hannah Thorpe
Hannah Thorpe

Using Collaborative Tools for Research & Benchmarking

To kickstart our focus on collaboration I’m looking at using collaborative tools for research and benchmarking performance. We’ve written recently about the Technical SEO Audit Tools we use, but in this post we are focussing on 3 tools that use data sourced from multiple locations collaboratively to give that data a bigger picture, greater context ...

Jan 12 2015
Peter Handley
Peter Handley

Website Migration Best Practice

Website domain names often need to be changed for a variety of reasons. You might want to offer a more secure browsing experience to your users and move to HTTPS. A brand might be being updated to a new name or a new website structure or you might simply be changing content management systems (CMS) ...

Dec 08 2014
Peter Handley
Peter Handley

Technical SEO Audit Tools

At theMediaFlow we perform a lot of Technical Audits each tailored to our clients’ objectives, but underpinned by our Technical Audit Checklist. During these audits there are a number of different tools we use for specific tasks or to review particular things. In today’s post we’re going to look at the tools that are used ...

Dec 01 2014
Peter Handley
Peter Handley

Technical SEO Nightmares

What’s giving you nightmares this Halloween? As we love technical SEO we asked the team to tell us their most common problems that can contribute to the most serious issues encountered when auditing websites. We decided to illustrate these with scary monsters of course – given the time of year…   Spider Demon The curse ...

Oct 31 2014
theMediaFlow
MediaFlow

#BrightonSEO Twitter Analysis

At the end of every conference comes the onslaught of obligatory summary posts of the top takeaways from the day. You can learn about all the best speakers, who had the most creative slides and catch some great summaries of the more intricate details of the presentations. But this time I thought I’d write something ...

Sep 12 2014
Hannah Thorpe
Hannah Thorpe

SEO: Test and Experimentation in Agency Practice

In all industries training, learning and development are an important part of helping staff to keep skills up to date and allow for continued professional growth. With SEO and in particular the more technical aspects of this marketing discipline, test and experimentation is a critical part of learning and development due to the scientific method ...

Aug 11 2014
Nichola Stott
Nichola Stott