Monthly Archives: August 2014

New Twitter Profile for Discount Domains

Heads up that we now offer a Twitter customization service, so if you are looking for a custom twitter look and feel please reach out to our Design team.  The standard of our team has certainly gone up a lot in the last 18 months, we now produce some really classy stuff.  We are also […]

Telford Web Hosting

Are you based in the Telford Shropshire area?  Did you know that one of the few UK official Domain Registrars is based here?  Discount Domains Ltd is an ICANN accredited registrar and not only do we offer domain names but also Web Hosting.   We have our own datacentre at the University Campus in Priorslee […]

New Facebook page for Discount Domains

We’ve launched a new Facebook page, and have started to pick up followers already on day one! Here is the new page:   If you are one of our customer or just like us, then like us / follow us,   We advertise regularly on Facebook and actually get a lot of Search Marketing and […]

Rich media on your page seems to help with Google

Customers are always asking how to get better results on Google, the answer we always give is improve the content on your site.  Often this is more about improving what is there, fleshing pages out so they describe a clients product, or actually mention it when its not mentioned currently. What Google seems to currently […]

Can privacy protection cause a Google problem

Well we have never seen any direct evidence for a privacy protection causing a ranking problem for a domain.  But here are some known factors that you might want to mull over:- Domain History Google has been known to reset domain histories when a domain ownership changes, given too many different ownerships or an expiry […]

Keywords in your domain name

Keywords in the name itself A few years ago keywords were much more valuable in the domain name from a SERPS (Search Engine Results Placement) point of view.  Its still a factor just a less significant one than before.   When you do a Google Search the keyword in the domain shows up also.  Even […]

What Factors other than Page Rank are Important for Google Search?

We have often seen people obsessed with their page rankings. They believe higher page ranking can help them to divert more and more traffic towards their website. It is very important for them to understand that page ranking is only one of the 200 signals used to judge you SEO on Google. There is no […]

Should I link my domains together to help my Google Rankings?

Well its a question that does get asked by customers from time to time.  Watch the following video from Google’s Matt Cutts (one of their engineers) and get advice direct from the horses mouth! Our view is that you should only link sites together for the following reasons:- The content matches so themes are the […]

Does Google treat Social Media pages differently from web ones?

Here is a great video by Google’s Matt Cutts (one of their senior engineers) in it he suggests that the total number of follower on twitter or facebook are not currently part of the Google Algorithm, that should be an eye opener for some of our clients who spend money each month actually buying followers! […]

The Age of a Domain is Part of the Google Algo

A little known fact is that the age of a domain is part of Google’s ranking algorithm it’s not a major factor of course, but it’s one of around 500 pieces in their ranking jigsaw.  The reason is simple, if you take a sample of sites and separate out the spammy ones then study them […]