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Quick Catch Up with Ahmed Khalifa – In House SEO at Schuh

I’ve always worked agency side in SEO and imagine that working client side would be a completely different experience. So I’m always keen to talk to people about their experiences in house. I met Ahmed Khalifa at SMX London back…

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Low Cost Link Building with Data – My Brighton SEO 2013 Slides

Last week, I had the good fortune to speak at Brighton SEO and to attend sessions held by other speakers. My session was on using data to drive compelling, link worthy content. The slides are now available on Slideshare and…

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The iPhone 5C is NOT a Budget Phone

The iPhone 5C was announced by Apple this evening. That was no surprise. It turns out the images that have been floating around the web for weeks were bang on correct. It’s colourful and it’s cute! It has an A6…

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I Asked 1000 Brits to Name a USA City Other Than New York…

I asked 1000 Americans to name a British City other than London last week and published the results. Paris and Wales both made it into the top 10 (huh?) and Liverpool pipped Manchester to the number 1 spot. #heartbreak. A…

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I Asked 1000 Americans to Name a British City Other Than London…

I asked 1000 Americans to name a British City OTHER than London. That’s not the opening line to a joke or a round on Family Fortunes. I really did… I received an email over the weekend from Google with a…

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Tool Review: Cyfe – So Much More than a Reporting Dashboard

I recommended Cyfe in my session at SMX London back in May 2013 and with good reason. If you’ve not yet checked this tool out, let me tell you a bit more about it. What is Cyfe? Cyfe touts itself…

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7 mistakes companies make when going mobile

The following is a guest post by Scott Hague, founder and director of Integrated Change, a mobile development agency. You can find Scott on LinkedIn Going mobile isn’t just a tick in the box or ‘bolt on’ to an existing website. It…

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21 Questions to Ask SEO Prospects (Before you Even Think About Selling them Anything)

Stop asking… “What are your keywords?” Whenever I hear SEOs or sales people ask prospective clients that question, it makes me shudder a little. It’s not the client’s job to know what their keywords are. It’s our job, as the…

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Real Life Wall-E – Coolest Thing Ever

This is now right at the top of my ‘I want one’ list. Well, it’s joint first with a beagle puppy and a tiger cub. This video was featured as part of Youtube’s geek week and showcases an actual Wall-E…

Challenge Your Broadband Campaign

Challenge Your Broadband…

Virgin Media has become the latest brand to use its TV ads to push potential customers to the search engines. The broadband giant is, like others have done in the past, actually telling viewers to find them using non-brand searches….

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Getting Married is Making my Brain Ache

I’m engaged. That’s not brand new information. I’ve been that way for 6 or 7 months now, but I’ve only just realised how much I am going to have to do before I buy all my friends and family dinner…

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11 Ways to Learn SEO Without Spending a Fortune

“How do I learn enough SEO to maybe just do a bit of work on my own website and demonstrate enough knowledge to increase my chances of bagging a junior role?” During our recent round of recruitment at Tecmark, we…

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Say Nothing on Facebook That You Wouldn’t Say on TV

So many people have been fired over Facebook that the Huffington Post has a page dedicated to compiling all its stories about employees falling foul of their own Facebook fails. Some unfortunate Facebook users have been evicted because of their…

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Katie Hopkins – You Horrible Human Being

I never catch This Morning. I’m at work when it’s on and, unless Kerry Katona is slurring her way through an interview, it’s not often controversial enough to lead to Youtube clips making their way onto my Facebook or Twitter streams. But…

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Things I Learnt from ‘Man of Steel’

So, last night I accompanied my other half to the Odeon to watch Man of Steel. Superman isn’t my thing at all. And neither is going to the cinema to see stuff I know I won’t like. But Despicable Me 2 is coming…