Is SEO bullshit?

By | May 5, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 10 comments

I’ve had many discussions, heated debates and rants with many of my close friends who still work in the realm of web development, web design & corporate branding about SEO. Many still believe SEO is bullshit. One of my closest web dev buddies still believes that “SEO is...

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Blog Comment Spamming for SEO UK? Don’t Do It To An SEO!

By | May 4, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments

Anyone who owns a blog will know the amount of spam that you get. Everything from Pay Day Loans to Cheap Pills Online – you will have had it at some point. However something you might not get a lot of is fellow SEO companies spamming you with anchor text rich names. When...

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Page Rank 8 Directory for $66 – I smell bullshit!

By | April 14, 2010 at 6:53 pm | No comments

If you were offered a subcategory listing on a Page Rank 8 directory for $66 a year, would you jump at the chance?  I know many who would trample their own parents to death with spiked golf shoes in the rush to get their hands on this.  But I know a fair few more that would...

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4 Ways to Explain SEO to Your Mother

By | April 14, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 11 comments

You know how it is, you’re in a situation and someone that you know (in my case my mother) who doesn’t really “do” the internet asks you what SEO is and how you do it. You get that feeling in the pit of your stomach that this is not going to be easy and you try to think...

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How I easily got 1st page for an Alcohol Addiction Keyphrase

By | March 2, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 2 comments

Around 2004 when I was still finding my feet in SEO and was confused by the SEO noise that was out there I played about with buying keyword rich TLD's and tried to get traffic to them to see how well they ranked.  I never really witnessed the true potential, and whilst me and a...

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