10 more sites that stupidly try to ban you from linking to them
July 15, 2012 – 6:44 pm | One Comment

Even more sites that try to bank you from linking to them in the terms. Make it stop.

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Websites that forbid you from pressing the refresh button
October 15, 2010 – 11:35 am | One Comment
Websites that forbid you from pressing the refresh button

You know how sometimes you want to see if a webpage has changed - and you hit the refresh button to see if it has been updated? Well that is NAUGHTY and you must stop. Here are some websites that forbid you from manually monitoring their pages for changes - which would seem to cover pressing refresh and looking.

How to work out what Google Instant means for your business
September 9, 2010 – 8:30 am | 4 Comments
How to work out what Google Instant means for your business

If you fo your own SEO or pay per click advertising, here's how to work out what Google Instant (where Google shows results based on what you've typed so far) means for you.

Want an SEO job? Check out the Daily Mail’s robots.txt file …
August 24, 2010 – 9:30 am | 33 Comments
Want an SEO job? Check out the Daily Mail’s robots.txt file …

Want a job as SEO manager at the Daily Mail? Check out their robots.txt file (just don't tell them you saw it here ...) in the middle it says:

# August 12th, MailOnline are looking for a talented SEO Manager so if you found this then you're the kind of techie we need!

Read the Times for free: 11 ways to sneak behind the paywall
August 15, 2010 – 7:56 pm | 6 Comments
Read the Times for free: 11 ways to sneak behind the paywall

As I've written elsewhere, there's some confusion over at the Times marketing department about how the paywall works. The basic idea ought to be that if content is behind the Times paywall, people might pay for it. If it's not, they won't.

Before you agree to hand over your money, here are 11 bits of the new Times site you can access for free.