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Digital Marketing Resources

What is SEO?

Search Engine Optimisation is the process of using specific online techniques and marketing strategies to obtain a higher placement on the list of results returned by search engines and thus increasing website visibility. These search listings are ranked in order of what the search engine considers most relevant to what the users are searching for.

100 Billion Google searches are done every month and around 88% of all web searches in the UK are made using Google, which is why our focus is on Google’s reputable search engine.

Our SEO Services also focuses on Google‘s organic search results as that is where over 60% of the traffic comes from. In addition, many web searchers don’t trust paid advertising results; therefore do not click on them.

SEO Services London

What do we mean by 'Grow your business organically'…?

Well, when it comes to search engines there are two main methods to get higher ranking on Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). One method is organic search, where you naturally position your website so that it will appear higher in the results listings for certain keywords that your potential customers are searching for.

The other method is paid search, which are advertisements on the very top of the results page and on the right hand side displaying the Google Ads icon icon. This is where websites have paid Google for certain keywords and have set up their Ads. These results display when a user types a search query containing those particular keywords.

The search results image is an example of organic and paid search on the first page of Google for keywords 'Online Marketing Services London'. You can see iAdControl is forth in the organic listings. To maintain these listings is part of our intensive monthly SEO campaign.

SEO Resources

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SERP University

Beginner's guide to SEO (Moz)

How search works? (Google)

What is organic and paid search engine results

What are meta tags?

Top 5 KPIs for SEO campaigns

Google algorithm guide

Student’s guide to search engines

SEO starter guide

10 ways to optimise your video for search

SEO strategies

14 steps to successful SEO

10 SEO phrases translated

5 cost effective SEO tools for digital startups

WordPress SEO plugins (iAdControl)

Top 10 tips for improving SEO (iAdControl)

Free web tools to optimise your website (iAdControl)

Web Accessibility Resources

Introduction to Web Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

Designing for Accessibility (Government Posters)

Accessibility handbook (Siteimprove)

Introduction to usability

Color accessibility (UX Collective)

Convert PDF files to MP3 audio

Web Accessibility Evaluation tool (WAVE)

Colour Contrast checker (WebAim)

Web Accessibility checker (Achecker)

How Accessibility and SEO work (iAdControl)

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Web Design Resources

HTML cheat sheet

HTML5 periodical table

Learn to code HTML

How to create a website (Quick Sprout)

How to create a website (Website Planet)

How to make website for free (Formal Site)

How to create a free website (Umbrella Host)

How to make a website (Make A Website Hub)

How to speed up WordPress

10 most essential Wordpress plugins

Build your own lead generating website

Generate a quick sitemap

Resource page link building tips

How to switch from HTTP to HTTPS

The most popular browsers

The above public suggested resources may be removed as we see fit.
Last updated May 2020.

Useful testing websites

HTML validator

CSS validator

Broken link checker

Google web test



iAdControl Online Marketing Services London

SEO Mythbusting 101 by Google Webmasters

The SEO Checklist - Whiteboard Friday by Moz

Web Accessibility - what does it all mean? by AbilityNet

The 4 Principles of Accessibility by Government Digital Service