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Why I LOVE Working with People New to SEO

When I first started working agency side in SEO, I was over the moon with how much I was learning. I was working at Tecmark in a team led by one of the best SEO brains I’ve ever had the…

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The Ballsiest PM in History Dies – RIP Margaret Thatcher

She might not be popular. Well, where I’m from she’s definitely not popular. Nor is she popular in the North East or in Wales where she crippled the economy with the closure of the mines. But whether or not you…

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Things that Barcelona’s Away Kit is (According to Twitter)

Someone on Twitter is always thinking something you’re thinking. And someone has always managed to articulate something you’re thinking in a far wittier and cleverer way than you have. So when I turned the telly on to watch Paris Saint…

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SMX London – Discount Code and General Excitement!

SMX London is just around the corner! It will take place on May 15th and 16th at the same London venue as last year – Stamford Bridge Football Club. This was my favourite conference of last year. As an attendee,…

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SEOs – Stop Making Excuses

In SEO, when things go wrong, we have the job of diagnosing why. And even if whatever went wrong was genuinely out of your control, your response to it is NOT. We’re all guilty of making excuses when things don’t…

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My Nan the Internet Ninja (Well, Almost)

I’d like to say that this is the story of one woman’s epic journey (in relatively old age) from net novice to net ninja. But it’s not quite that dramatic. It’s more like one woman’s long and tedious journey from…

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6 Places to Share Your Infographic

If you’ve invested time and resources into creating an infographic, you’ve probably already got a decent outreach plan in place specific to the topic matter. But it never does any harm to revisit a few non-topic specific options as well…

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Why “1&1ing” Your Website is a Terrible, Terrible, Terrible Idea

This TV ad makes me scream angrily at the television every single time I see it. It makes me angrier than the Go Compare ads from last year. It’s more annoying than this lot. And it’s not because there’s an…

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Meteorite Replacement Windows, Anyone?

I was absolutely astounded to see the images this morning of the chaos caused by a meteor shower in Chelyabinsk, Russia. For anyone who has miraculously managed to miss that, here’s some video coverage. Reports so far indicate that 700 people…

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Google Street View: The Miraculous Changing Weather of Bexley

Bexley’s a quaint little place to the South East of Greater London. Because I am, well, a bit sad, I randomly check places out on Google Street View. I get a kick out of finding people who’ve fallen over or…

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12 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Conversion Rate Optimisation Insights

Twitter is just awesome for quick insights and updates in any niche area, but nowhere is that more prevalent than in the fast moving world of digital marketing. If conversion rate optimisation is your thing, here are 12 Twitter accounts…

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[Infographic] Apple’s Cash Flow Tactics

In addition to staying on top of consumer trends in electronics, Apple manages to keep both its lobbying costs and R&D expenses relatively low. Apple has become one of the highest-grossing companies in the world, but what does the tech…

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What to Expect from Mobile in 2013

Mobile phones have claimed their role as our nearest and dearest technological friends. From falling asleep and waking up beside a mobile phone to carrying one around with you at all times, they are as much of a companion to…

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Google UK Market Share Drops Again…

Figures released by Experian this week demonstrated a drop in Google’s market share. The figures released in Jan 2013 related to the search market from December 2012. Let’s be honest; Google still rules the roost (and clearly isn’t suffering financially)!…

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The Republic of Facebook – If Facebook Were a Country…

In 2011, I posted some key Facebook user statistics and took a look at how the number stacked up against population figures of various countries. That was over 18 months ago and the social network has grown phenomenally since then….