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Avoiding Ghost Sub-Domains and Duplicate Content

Avoiding Ghost Sub-Domains and Duplicate Content

By | September 19, 2012 at 8:20 pm | No comments

As you may know, duplicate content can seriously harm your websites rankings if your content is attributed to another domain or sub-domain.  There are multiple ways this can happen, but I recently encountered a scenario with one my own domains where a sub-domain I had not...

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1&1: The Most Hated Domain & Hosting Provider

1&1: The Most Hated Domain & Hosting Provider

By | February 18, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 42 comments

As a form of disclaimer before I fly into this post, I have to admit that I worked for 24 Help, a supplier of offsite, white-label customer support to brands such as Sony Erricsson, Xbox UK, Norton and 1&1.  I worked, specifically, on the 1and 1 contract and even visited...

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How Panda Cloud Antivirus Wasted 2 Hours Of My Time

By | June 28, 2010 at 9:05 am | 6 comments

I'm security conscious, as are the majority of Windows OS users, so the need for a good antivirus comes top of my agenda. I also wanted my machine to actually perform. That’s why I chose Panda’s Cloud Antivirus – it’s light on system resources & non-intrusive....

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Let’s All Laugh At Apple’s New Sanitary Towel

By | January 28, 2010 at 12:44 pm | No comments

When Apple sat down and thought of names for their new iPad, you would have thought that this would have raised a few eyebrows or at the very least rang a few alarm bells. Not only does the new iPad look like an enlarged iPhone (@Shark SEO: Instead of getting an iPad, I've...

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Spotify the silent bandwidth thief?

By | January 18, 2010 at 10:18 pm | No comments

I’m talking from experience here, and I would like to think I am not naive enough to just wander into anything without first checking it out, but I am fairly certain that I have fell foul to my own trust when I installed Spotify. Not only is Spotify a music-lover’s...

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