Articles by Caroline Phillips

About Caroline Phillips

Owner and Founder of Alba SEO Services

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5 of the Best Royalty-Free Image Websites

September 22, 2017 Published by ,

Picture this. You have just finished writing the perfect blog you have dedicated your time and effort on. How about... Read more

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Online Reviews – Are They Important for SEO?

March 24, 2017 Published by ,

If you own a local business do you bother to get any reviews? If not then you are missing out... Read more

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5 SEO Tactics You Need to Stop Doing Now!

January 8, 2017 Published by ,

The search engines are constantly tweaking their algorithms and SEO today is different to what it was 10 years ago. I started... Read more

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A Beginners Guide to Social Media for Small Businesses

November 17, 2016 Published by ,

Why do I need social media marketing?  Well look how the recent presidential election was won. FDR won because of... Read more

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Top Ten Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

August 8, 2016 Published by ,

  A pleasure to have a guest blog from  Denise Strohsahl who is a local marketing  consultant for small businesses... Read more

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Benefits of Outsourcing IT Support for SMEs

June 29, 2016 Published by ,

A great guest blog by a local IT support company in Edinburgh arguing the case that businesses need sound IT infrastructure and... Read more

Don’t Hire a Web Designer Until You’ve Read This First!

May 26, 2016 Published by ,

For established businesses with a website, it might be worth considering a refresh every 2 to 3 years. Just like... Read more

Top 10 Reasons Why Tradesmen Need SEO

May 5, 2016 Published by ,

Here in Edinburgh it can be quite an effort at times to find a good trades who will be able... Read more

Weebly, Wix or WordPress – What’s Best for SEO?

March 21, 2016 Published by ,

  Having had experience of managing the SEO for all three content management systems I wanted to share what they offer... Read more

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SEO and Social Media – Go Together Like a Horse and Carriage

March 21, 2016 Published by ,

As Frank Sinatra sings so beautifully – “you can’t have one without the other”. What am I talking about? SEO... Read more