Marie Haynes Consulting – Blog

How accurate is Google Search Console Ranking Data?

Is GSC ranking data accurate? If you ask most SEOs these days, they’ll tell you that this data is way off. However, Google employees have said that the data should be quite accurate. As such, we set out to do a small scale test to determine whether this was true.   Hypothesis We believe that for most keywords, the ranking data shown in Google Search Console is […]

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Direct vs Organic Traffic – SEO Mystery Case

One of the things we love to do as a team here at MHC is solve difficult SEO mystery cases. While we usually are pretty good at determining why a site’s traffic has dropped, every now and then a case stumps us. This is one of those cases. I thought it would be great to write a post on this, as we had the permission of the […]

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GDPR and Google Analytics. Here is what I am telling my clients

Are you confused about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)? If so, you are not alone. When I first wrote about GDPR in my newsletter, it seemed like a tiny issue that probably shouldn’t matter to most businesses outside of Europe, but it appears that this is not true. I have read countless articles on GDPR and its impact on SEO and although all of these are really […]

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Marie Haynes is the founder of HIS Web Marketing, formerly at In 2015, she rebranded the company to Marie Haynes Consulting Inc.
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