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For Online Retailers Who Don’t Invest in Speeding Things Up…

Dear online retailers who fail to invest in speeding up their websites… you make me say words I hope my Nan never finds out I’ve ever used. I’m impatient. I know this about myself. But I’m not the only one….

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I link where it’s relevant…

I have no problem linking out to people. Really, I don’t… If I quote a piece of research here or reference something someone said, I will generally link out to that piece of research or to the social profiles or…

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I was always told never to laugh at the misfortune of others, but…

If there’s any such thing as Karma kicking around then I’m clearly going to trip in the street today because I’ve laughed at this minute long video out loud non stop for the last 10 minutes. (Sorry, Mum). This Youtube…

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Freedman and Fraser: Compliance Without Pressure (The Billboard Experiment)

I’ve been reading Cialdini’s Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion. It’s the marketer in me reading it (but I do also like getting my own way so I totally see benefits out of work for this too ;-)). One of the studies…

Misinterpreting Matt Cutts – All Guest Blogging is Not Dead.

Misinterpreting Matt Cutts – All Guest Blogging is Not Dead.

Urgh. I knew as soon as Matt Cutts launched that blog post (the decay and fall of guest blogging for SEO) that the floodgates would open and there would follow a shit storm of other blog posts declaring that guest…

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Flappy Bird: 60 Points and I Still Can’t Bring Myself to Retire

An influx of images on my Facebook Timeline started it. Several of my friends were sharing screenshots of very low scores (less than 10) and “Game Over” scrawled over the top of a very Mario-esque background. “What’s this?” I found…

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Mission Impossible? Designing an Appealing Site That’s Search Friendly

Your mission… should you choose to accept it, of course, is to design a new website that’s not only beautiful to look at but highly functioning and search engine-friendly. These seeming opposed objectives sparked off a debate on a HubSpot…