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New Beginnings: Starting My Own Company

2013 was a very emotional, yet defining, year for me. In the early part of the year, sadly my Grandfather passed away. He was a massive inspiration for me, my confidant, my idol, and my best friend. I miss him every day……

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The Changing Face of Knowledge Graph

Over the past few years, many people have written about the changing face of search engine results. This has led many SEOs and digital news sites, being quick to pick up on tests and changes happening across search engines. One…

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Cool Infographics by Randy Krum Courtesy of ShellShockUK

So earlier this month I entered a competition to win a copy of the brand new Cool Infographics book by Randy Krum put on ShellShockUK. It was to my great surprise, that just before my birthday I heard from Shelli…

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Martin MacDonald Launches WebMarketingSchool.com

As you may or may not know, I am a big fan of continual learning. I do this purely recreationally, but this means that I read an awful lot (just check my Amazon wishlist for evidence). I have taken part…

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Speed Mentoring at BrightonSEO

So, autumn rolls around and after a fantastic summer, both weather-wise and on a professional level, the SEO conference calendar fires up again. Now that I’m situated in Copenhagen, it means that I’m picking my conference commitments more carefully (as…

Snowdonia Marathon for Cardiac Risk in the Young

Snowdonia Marathon for Cardiac Risk in the Young

Unlike my usual posts, this one is on behalf of my brother-in-law Tom, and his friends Emma and Harald. The post below has been written by tom himself… “At the end of October three friends of very varying degrees of…

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Full Metal Powerpoint

I have spent a considerable amount of time lately playing, working and arguing with Microsoft Powerpoint due to working on a lot of client presentations and pitches. It’s nothing to complain about, but I’m not a big fan of doing…

A Visual Guide to Rich Snippets

A Visual Guide to Rich Snippets

Rich snippets and the semantic web have become very important areas of focus for SEO’s, allowing a game-changer for once untouchably competitive industries; think consumer electrics and travel. While I could take my time in fully exploring this further, a…

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Twitter Translation Centre

Not sure if anyone has noticed this before but I was recently followed by someone with this ‘globe’ logo on their profile: Having not seen it before (and also mistaking it for the ‘verified’ logos that cropped up a few…

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GroupON, GroupOFF

Sure we’re all familiar with GroupON, after all I’m always looking for my next fill of cheap-as-chips laser teeth whitening, brazilian waxes or pregnancy scans (I’m not even joking with any of these, these were actual offers in London the day…

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72 Top Tips from Think Visibility 7

On Saturday 3rd of March 2012, it was time for the 7th ThinkVisibility conference to take place at the Alea Casino in Leeds, UK. #ThinkVis is one of my favourite UK SEO conferences, with an equal measure of interesting insights,…

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Free Tickets to Think Visibility Courtesy of Manuallinkbuilding

This week brought very good news to me. I recently entered a competition to win a ticket for the Think Visibility SEO conference, happening in Leeds next weekend. The competition, ran by Manual Link Building, internationally focused SEO and link…

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Band Name London Underground Poster

Has it ever crossed your mine what music would look like if it were mapped based on it’s genre? Nope, didn’t think so. Well a certain Dorian Lynskey had exactly this thought (featured in the Guardian) and executed it perfectly…

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The Beginning of Infinity – David Deutsch

I’ve been inspired by a lot of video’s lately. Maybe it’s simply a change in the way I’m consuming media, which moving to London and starting my new job has undoubtedly caused, or maybe otherwise. I know that I’ve turned…

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Snow Totoro

So, last year we had a ridiculous amount of snow. It was incredibly fun, for about 5 days, then everyone got really really pissed off… My creativity certainly lacks when I go to play in the snow and after attempting…

Life Is Too Short

Life Is Too Short

Shortly before I made the decision to leave Manchester (after 5 fantastic years) and travel to Africa to volunteer, I stumbled across this picture. I won’t say anymore other than it is incredibly inspirational…

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Blade Runner – Movie Poster Art

You may remember that not too long ago I wrote about alternative Blade Runner artwork that I had brought for my friend Iwan. Well, based on the continuing cult popularity of the film (let alone the fact that it is…