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SEO & search marketing news and chatter from Screaming Frog.

We're delighted to announce that Screaming Frog & BrightonSEO are coming together to host a charity five-a-side football tournament next summer in London! 2022 will mark 4 years since the last BrightonSEO 5-a-side, and just like the FIFA World Cup, it's once again time for the footballing giants of the...

Unbelievably, it's been 2 years since our last trip to the UK Search Awards, so you can imagine how excited the team were to be in attendance. The ceremony celebrates the very best achievements in the search industry and we were delighted to win three awards on the night. We...

The process of conducting an SEO content audit can take many shapes. It can be an interpretive review of a site’s top organic landing pages. Or it can take the form of a data-driven inventory that documents an entire site's URLs. There are many ways to assess content through an...

Everybody watch out the Google police are about! 👮‍♀️ The time has come, and Google has finally acted on their newly planned ‘strike’ based system which was announced back in late July to give us advertisers a chance to amend any wrongdoings (if you have no idea what I’m on...

22 October, 2021 by Dan Sharp

How To Find Broken Links Using The SEO Spider

You can use the Screaming Frog SEO Spider for free (and paid) to check for broken links (the http response '404 not found error') on your website. Below is a very quick and easy tutorial on how to use the tool as a broken link checker. First of all, you'll...

19 October, 2021 by Amy Walton

How To Manage Your Inner Chimp In The PR Jungle

If you find yourself feeling gut-wrenchingly anxious, bubbling with anger or out of your depth in the daily PR grind, it could be because your inner chimp is taking over. Everyone has an inner chimp, whether they like to admit it or not. It’s the primitive, instinctual part of the...

4 October, 2021 by Tom Jeffery

How to Use Content & PR to Build Deep Links

"Links to www.example.com/path/page are going to be a key metric for campaign success. We have always struggled to achieve money links." More clients are coming to us wanting deep links to pages that target their core keywords. And the reality is, they are right to want deep links…to an extent....

23 September, 2021 by Patrick Langridge

10 Mistakes in 10 Years in SEO (BrightonSEO - Sept 2021)

I started working in SEO in June 2011. On my first day at Screaming Frog, this is very first email I sent - It's just a blank email to my dad - I think I was just proud to have my own email signature. I share this because I've been...

22 September, 2021 by Dan Sharp

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 16.0

We're excited to announce Screaming Frog SEO Spider version 16.0, codenamed internally as 'marshmallow'. Since the launch of crawl comparison in version 15, we've been busy working on the next round of prioritised features and enhancements. Here's what's new in our latest update. 1) Improved JavaScript Crawling 5 years ago...

2 September, 2021 by Mark Porter

Screaming Frog Charity Auction

Update: This Auction Is Now Closed! Take a look at the totals here. Believe it or not, one the most common questions we get asked isn't related to our services or the SEO spider, it's related to our merch. Whether it's via email or Twitter DM, people regularly get in...

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