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What Can I do to Get Fake Online Reviews Removed?
What Can I do to Get Fake Online Reviews Removed?

Getting bad or 1* reviews for your business online can be extremely stressful and frustrating, particularly when you know that they’re fake customer reviews being posted, as the reviewer has never been a client of yours or never even approached your company. The good...

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What does SERP mean and what exactly are SERP Features?
What does SERP mean and what exactly are SERP Features?

What does SERP mean? Search Engine Results Pages (SERP) are the results pages that show up in search engines after a user enters an online query. The architecture of a SERP can be varied based on the searchers choice of terminology, phrasing and intention. However, in...

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The Zelst Glossary of SEO Key Terms
The Zelst Glossary of SEO Key Terms

For those new to the world of SEO and digital marketing, it can be slightly overwhelming, becoming accustomed to all the SEO terminology. You may find yourself asking what is a SERP, what is an SEO campaign? Not to worry, we have put together a glossary of key SEO...

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Lead Form Google Ad Extensions
Lead Form Google Ad Extensions

Google Ad Extensions New Update Google has recently started testing a new type of ad extension by introducing lead form extensions for search campaigns. This new type of Google Ad Extension is designed for businesses to generate new leads by obtaining necessary...

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Long-Tail Keywords and How to Use Them
Long-Tail Keywords and How to Use Them

What are Long-Tail Keywords? For small businesses, in particular, long-tail keywords are a fantastic way of generating traffic to your website. Now if you’re fairly new to SEO practices, you may be wondering what long-tail SEO is. A great definition from Hubspot...

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Four Easy-to-Fix Copywriting Mistakes
Four Easy-to-Fix Copywriting Mistakes

You might assume copywriting tips would primarily be based on tone, structure, and wittiness, and while these are all significant factors of useful content, we’re going to first focus on copywriting mistakes. Typos may seem like a minuscule problem in the grand scheme...

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In-house vs. Agency for Digital Marketing
In-house vs. Agency for Digital Marketing

It’s a battle many businesses contend with when looking for the right digital strategy to improve visibility and sales. Choosing between in-house vs. outsourced marketing can be challenging, and there are key considerations that should be made before making such an...

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The Whys and Hows of Hashtags
The Whys and Hows of Hashtags

If you’re not currently using hashtags on Instagram or your other social posts, either because you’re unsure how to use them or don’t understand the need for them, then this is the article for you. Hashtags on various platforms can have a substantial impact on your...

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Digital Marketing for Local Sports Clubs Guide
Digital Marketing for Local Sports Clubs Guide

Effective Local Sports Marketing Digital Marketing is essentially selling yourself online. The online world is growing rapidly every day, with the increased use of mobile devices; the access to unlimited information is literally at your fingertips. There’s no reason...

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PPC Terms Explained | The Ultimate PPC Glossary
PPC Terms Explained | The Ultimate PPC Glossary

When first discovering the world of digital marketing, and particularly PPC, initially there can be a lot to learn and get your head around. For people new to the industry and wondering “what is PPC?” the terminology can get very confusing, and discussions between PPC...

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Social Media Engagement Metrics and How to Use Them
Social Media Engagement Metrics and How to Use Them

Social media engagement metrics might seem overwhelming or meaningless when you first look at them. But it might just be that you aren’t sure which platforms are best for your company. In reality, measuring social media metrics gives you a valuable window into the...

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6 Step Checklist to Find the Right Digital Marketing Agency
6 Step Checklist to Find the Right Digital Marketing Agency

Choosing a digital marketing agency can be tough but choosing the right digital marketing agency can be even harder. More and more businesses are deciding to partner up with digital experts rather than struggle to cover the work in-house and it’s not hard to see why you should hire a digital marketing agency.

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How to Share Content Legally
How to Share Content Legally

Whether you're creating content for your own business or for your clients, continuously coming up with new and fresh content ideas to keep your readers, followers and fans engaged can be challenging. Crafting a successful content strategy involves the consistent...

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What Makes Good SEO? – A Brief Guide
What Makes Good SEO? – A Brief Guide

What is Search Engine Optimisation? You've probably heard this term thrown around - but what does it actually mean and what does SEO do? Our friends at Moz define it perfectly: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the practice of increasing...

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SEO Migration Guide
SEO Migration Guide

Website Migration SEO Checklist There are three Certainties in Life: Death, Taxes and the fact that a poor Site SEO migration is the quickest way to kill your SEO and, potentially, your business. In this SEO Migration Guide, we provide a comprehensive guide and...

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Five Social Media Tips for Curating a Cohesive Brand
Five Social Media Tips for Curating a Cohesive Brand

When judging a brand’s credibility, the first thing you tend to notice is their brand aesthetic and tone – the visual identity which is responsible for first impressions. This is where consistency is key. A cohesive, consistent, uniform aesthetic shows that a brand...

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Different Types of Digital Marketing Agencies Explained
Different Types of Digital Marketing Agencies Explained

I know what you’re thinking, we’re a leading digital marketing agency so you may think this post is just going to be a schmoozy sales pitch of why we’re so great. But, every agency is going to say that, aren’t they? So let’s keep it educational and explore the...

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How to Move Your Website Without Damaging Your SEO
How to Move Your Website Without Damaging Your SEO

 Moving Your Website Without Damaging Your SEO is one of the biggest and most stressful challenges any SEO faces. When updating, upgrading or moving to a brand-new website, very often, SEO is a subject that is overlooked, as minds are focused on all the new features,...

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Zelst Recommends – Lunch in Harrogate
Zelst Recommends – Lunch in Harrogate

When it comes to our lunch breaks, many of us resort to the usual, plain, and uninspiring supermarket sandwiches. But after a hard morning at the office, you deserve a lunch in Harrogate that is a little more inspiring and enjoyable. We are surrounded by many...

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Strange Mobile Usability Issues Reports
Strange Mobile Usability Issues Reports

One of the benefits of the new Google Search Console has been an increase in communication from Google and the notification of issues which might be affecting a site's performance by email. One of the drawbacks of this, however, can be that some of these messages can...

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Bing Ads vs Google Ads: The  Benefits of Bing Ads
Bing Ads vs Google Ads: The Benefits of Bing Ads

It's safe to say that Google Ads currently has the lion’s share of the search engine market. However, Google Ads being the dominant platform for paid marketing doesn’t mean this is the only platform you should invest in. Bing now holds 34% of the search engine market...

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How to Check Duplicate Content on your Website
How to Check Duplicate Content on your Website

Learning How to Check Duplicate Content on your Website is a common problem that many digital marketers have to come to terms with when polishing up a website and making it more accessible to search engines. In fact, “29% of pages have duplicate content” based on a...

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Understanding Google Analytics: Part 2
Understanding Google Analytics: Part 2

Understanding Google Analytics Key Terms Continued Understanding Google Analytics is key to understanding how your marketing activity is performing, what is working, what is not working and what, how and when you can improve. Google Analytics is an analytics program...

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Why is Quality Content Important for SEO?
Why is Quality Content Important for SEO?

We originally wrote this blog post on why quality content is important for SEO back in January 2013 and we are republishing it exactly as it was today. Do you know why? Because after everything that has happened in the intervening 6 years, including the massive Google...

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