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The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has thrown away my complaint about an online marketing claim because it's too similar to a complain about an offline marketing claim.
If you've been at Brighton SEO or you're after the websites from my chapter in Face The Future: Tools For A Modern Age, here they are.
Data on real-time search trends
Yahoo Buzz UK (appears to have ...
Google has launched +1 - a sort of facebook like button for its search results. If you see a result you like, you can hit the +1 button and then Google will reflect that information ...
Well here, in 2011, are 15 websites that I've not featured before, all of which try to prevent you from linking to them in some way (usually restricting the right to link to just the homepage or else requiring prior written consent). YOU ARE ALL IDIOTS.
I confess to not having read it. But because they've decided to offer the primary desktop version of it as page-turning online magazine, here are 6 things I already hate about it.
Should we really be using ALT text as often as SEO guidelines tell us to? I asked an accessibility expert ...
I think Google has got quicker and quicker at including search spikes in its web autocomplete (rather than the separate list in Google News which updates much quicker).
The News of the World is cloaking its stories - showing Google one thing to get into Google News and then showing searchers a registration page.
I've put together a list of the best 22 UK SEO blogs - and set up a custom Google search engine that searches just them. So if you want a UK take on the latest SEO news, an SEO problem, or something weird you've spotted Google doing, use the UK SEO blog search engine.
Google's anti content farm algorithm doesn't seem to be doing Mashable any favours ...
If you are filling out the census, you may be puzzled by Has anyone been amused by question 17, which says "This question is left intentionally blank. Go to 18". Or you may not be puzzled because your Q17 has some real questions.
When I look at the examiner.com page logged in as my website Facebook page, all the Facebook like and new comment options are missing. Bug or deliberate?
How to use the Open Graph protocol and a Facebook Social Plugin to send people updates about your website - even if you don't have a Facebook page for it.
The Huffington Post recently wrote the most over-SEOed article ever called "What time does the Super Bowl start?". It was embarrassing. Meanwhile Google is about to roll outs its anti-content-farm algorithm in the UK.
Which led ...
Not because I'm an ego maniac - I was trying to find something, honest - I Googled my name. And Google Autocomplete offered me the option to remove suggestions from the list. Here's a screenshot.
There was an accusation yesterday that the BBC was adding links on its site in exchange for cash in order to influence Google's results. I think the bigger issue is the failure so far of the BBC's new external linking policy to have much an effect.
There were a couple of posts today based on the idea that Google Autocomplete (where it makes suggestions based on what you've typed so far) is a good test of whether a brand is a ...
The BBC's been accused of selling links - adding links on its site in exchange for cash in order to influence Google's results. I don't think this is true - but why were so many people quick to believe this? And Why do so many SEOs think you can buy a link off the BBC website?
How I implemented a URL that always redirects to the latest Guardian minute by minute football report - and how you can do something similar.
Here is how to turn your infographic from one big picture into something that's accessible and SEO friendly.