10 SEO Signals That Scream "You're Doing It Wrong!"

Generally in life I follow the principle of if I’m not learning from my mistakes then I’m not trying hard enough. All too often it is easy to get carried away with complacency and miss the blindingly obvious mistakes that are staring us in the face. So how do you know […]

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8 fantastic tools for SEO beginners

Today the SEO team conducted an internal training session for their collegues covering some basic SEO principles and presenting some useful tools that anyone can get and make use of. Below are a few of the tools which we have taken into consideration as basic and important for anyone with […]

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Collecting Leads with LinkedIn Ads

LinkedIn recently announced a new feature designed to help advertisers collect leads with their LinkedIn ads. The feature, which is currently only available to selected advertisers on a test basis, enables advertisers to collect leads with campaign and contact leads directly on LinkedIn. For those of you out there already […]

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Majestic SEO displays more inbound links than Google

Check out this new post on the Majestic blog: http://blog.majesticseo.com/general/majestic-seo-does-show-more-inbound-links-than-google/ This highlights some research we carried out about the number of inbound links that Majestic SEO has, for the website receptional.com, in comparison to Google. As well as explaining about the change in Google Webmaster Tools. Do you know who […]

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Only 6% of UK Advertisers Fully Invest in Facebook?

According to research carried out by Marin Software, only 6% of us UK advertisers have “well developed” Facebook ad campaigns. This comes despite Facebook’s massive user database which you can target with very specific demographics. The research revealed 42% of UK advertisers are “experimenting” with Facebook ads, but the majority […]

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Confused.com “18 Million Strong” False Claim

The advertising watchdog has scolded Confused.com’s claim to be "18 million strong", telling the price comparison website to revise its ads after discovering their numbers do not stack up. Confused.com introduced the claim at the end of one of their TV ads which aired in November. The ad featured a […]

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Manual Link Building… Done Manually!

The most successful link building strategies are done manually.  I have no doubt about it.  None of these automated methods last in the long run, and with Google getting smarter with its algorithm changes, I’ll be surprised if bulk comment spam and directory submissions will even give you much of […]

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News on Osama Bin Laden Raid Broke on Twitter

The raid that killed Osama Bin Laden was first revealed on Twitter. IT Consultant Sohain Athar, living in Abbottabad, wrote that a helicopter was hovering overhead before the assault began.  He stated that it might not be a Pakistani aircraft. Mr Athar only became aware of the significance of his […]

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Senior Police Officer Urges Cyber-Stalking Laws Review

A senior police officer has called on the government to review the laws on cyber-stalking in the UK.  He believes they are not fit for purpose. Gary Shewan, Greater Manchester Assistant Chief Constable wants police to be given more powers to seize computers believed to be used to harass victims […]

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Microsoft Profit Jumps 31% Thanks to Office Sales

Microsoft has reported a sharp jump in quarterly profits, thanks to large sales of its Office applications.  These profits come despite a drop in sales of its Windows operating system. Net income for the first three months of 2011 was $5.23bn (£3.14bn), which represents a rise of 31% on the […]

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