Pinterest is Drunk... and Other Google Suggestions About Popular Social Networks

Pinterest is Drunk… and Other Google Suggestions About Popular Social Networks

I’m a self-confessed Google fan. I’ve also got the sense of humour of a juvenile, which explains why I find funny Google Search Suggest screenshots as side-splittingly hilarious as I do. Don’t worry – for my next trick, I’ll be…

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Shitty Article of the Day Award…

Ouch. Granted, it’s a few months old (published in September 2012) but still recent enough that the author really ought to know better. The guilty publisher? So go off and read this amazing piece of content. A sure fire way…

I LOVE Paddy Power's Social Media Activity....But I Bet with William Hill

I LOVE Paddy Power’s Social Media Activity….But I Bet with William Hill

I love social media. I also love a little flutter on the football on a weekend. I’m a self-confessed fan of Paddy Power’s social media activity in particular. The Facebook page is always witty, always timely, always attracting huge volumes of…

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SEO Tools to Solve Migraine Inducing SEO Problems – SMX London

I had a great time at SMX London last week. We met some great people, enjoyed some awesome talks and I took part in a panel on SEO tools. Here’s the deck and a summary. As a non-coder and someone…

'Made to Stick' by Chip and Dan Heath

5 Books that will Make Your Content Better

SEO is evolving. We all know this. It’s becoming more and more reliant upon traditional marketing values. And at the centre of all this: content. Big, fat, awesome, amazing, brilliant, useful, imaginative, thought provoking content that offers some value to…

Setting Up a Local PPC Campaign - The Basics

Setting Up a Local PPC Campaign – The Basics

There’s a growing knowledge amongst smaller businesses about online marketing channels in general this includes PPC advertising. The misconceptions about this type of advertising being limited to multi nationals and big businesses with massive marketing budgets are falling away are more…

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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…

Where to share your infographic

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…