michael and stacey macnaught

Married, MacNaught and Off to Mexico

So, I got married yesterday! And, aside from the less-than-subtle hints from my Mother about when the Grandchildren would be following (a few years yet, Mother) it was a really relaxing day with friends and family. There was perhaps definitely a…

ideas culling

NUF Testing to Narrow Down a Long List of Ideas

It was an absolute privilege to speak at Brighton SEO last week. It’s always such a fantastic conference and Kelvin Newman and the rest of the team at Rough Agenda work tirelessly to put on a diverse group of speakers and arrange…

dangerous idea quote

108 Ideas in 30 Minutes – The 6-3-5 Method of Brainwriting

Ideas generation. That’s one of the toughest challenges we face in content marketing. If you have a ton of different clients in a host of different niches, you are effectively in need of a seemingly endless stream of creative ideas…

erm lost

So, apparently I am over reliant on my smartphone….

My better half and I like to walk up hills and stuff. Well, when I say we “like” to do this, I mean that we do do this. He likes it. I whinge about it but I like it when…

Mobile UX in Google's Page Speed Insights Tool - No Longer in Beta

Mobile UX in Google’s Page Speed Insights Tool – No Longer in Beta

Back in December 2013, Google rolled out mobile user experience recommendations in its load speed tool in Beta. Image credit. This beta rollout came hot on the heels of Matt Cutts suggesting at PubCon that mobile search rankings are soon…

RealtimeBoard

RealtimeBoard: Collaborative Digital Whiteboard Tool

I’ve spent a couple of hours messing around with a tool I came across tonight. Apparently that’s how I spend my Sunday evenings. #rockandroll. But anyway, I’m keen enough to share it… It’s called RealtimeBoard and I came across it…

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Mozcon 2014 – Speaking in Seattle

I’m somewhat excited today (I’ve been punching the air and everything) as I’ve been invited to speak at Mozcon 2014! Needless to say, I’ll definitely be doing so and am thrilled to be going to such a great conference in…

Jaffa cakes tv ad 2014 sweeet

That Jaffa Cakes #Sweeet Ad Makes Me ‘Awww’ Out Loud

It’s been a week or two (or maybe even three) since I’ve seen the Cadbury’s TV ad broadcast. But my craving for a feel good TV ad has been satisfied by McVitie’s Jaffa Cakes. The new Jaffa Cakes TV ad…

speedy gonzalez

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….

can i have a link

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…