We help our clients maximise the impact from the search channel, both organic and paid.

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SEO - Search Engine Optimisation

Welcome to the new SEO - we leverage big data, follow an agile marketing approach, deliver results in shorter timescales, and focus on visibility and traffic across all search phrases. Would you like your website to be optimised for long-term search traffic, penalty-free and able to attract traffic on multiple devices? You are in the right place.

SEO Services

PPC - Pay Per Click

Would you like to pay less per click while ensuring you only pay to reach the right customers? As an official Google Partner agency, Vertical Leap's paid search professionals specialise in improving the return on your PPC investment. Why try to do it yourself when our specialists can do it for you and get better results?

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Blog › How-To

Social media rehab: ten things you need to stop doing immediately!

Social Media Rehab

Despite the best of intentions, social media crimes are being committed by companies on a daily basis. Some will make social media managers wince, whilst others are a… Read more

Monday, October 20th, 2014, by Heather Clark

Blog › Organic Search SEO

SEO project management – practical tips and techniques

There has been a fair amount of coverage in relation to software and tools that can help with SEO. In fact we’ve written a few blogs on the… Read more

Thursday, October 16th, 2014, by Lee Wilson

Blog › Organic Search SEO

Old link building strategies revisited & revised part 1: directories, article farms, press releases, paid links & site wide linking

SEO always has – and likely always will – be a fast-evolving industry. This is especially true with regard to link building, as Google tightens its grip on websites that use manipulative and spammy… Read more

Thursday, October 9th, 2014, by Dan Callis

News › Google

Google’s 27th Panda update – 4.1 has arrived

It’s been four months since the last official Panda update but today, after much recent...

News › Industry News

Google extends Product Listing Ads (PLAs) to retail & commerce sites in the Google Search Partners Network

Google Shopping campaigns are a great way for online retailers to get their products in...

News › Industry News

Bing filters keyword stuffing & Berlin pushes Google to reveal algorithm
Bing’s spam filter update impacts three per cent of queries

A spam filter released by Bing...

News › Awards

Portsmouth agency cleaning up in industry awards

Vertical Leap is delighted to have been ranked second in a major industry report. The...

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The ultimate Q&A to Google penalties

A lot of people in the marketing world have, at least once, heard that a website has been “penalised by Google”. What does this actually mean?

Perhaps more importantly, what can be done to prevent receiving a penalty and what should be done if a website has already been affected?

You can read about manual and algorithmic penalties in our Guide to Google penalties.

In this guide, we answer questions about how to recover from search engine

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A Guide to Optimising PDF Files Using Microsoft Word 2010

PDFs are a commonly missed opportunity. Google can read anything that you can basically click, drag and highlight in a

SEO Guides

A Guide to Google Penalties

How to identify a penalty, what to do about it, and when to expect things to improve. This guide will show you practical tips to identify or avoid a search engine penalty, as well as some case studies of penalty recoveries

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