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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Newspaper sites: don’t read or link to us …
March 11, 2009 – 9:31 pm | 20 Comments
Newspaper sites: don’t read or link to us …

Loads of newspaper websites order you not to link to them without written permission. Few go as far as the FT and suggest you can't even read the site ...

ABCe: Please sort out your terrible website
March 9, 2009 – 1:35 pm | 2 Comments
ABCe: Please sort out your terrible website

For a body in charge of standards, the ABCe's website is a disgrace and an embarrassment.

29 easy ways to fine tune your blog
March 5, 2009 – 12:44 am | No Comment

Easy ways to fine tune your blog. Do them today and make a BIG difference!

Fark: It’s the Sun wots winning it
March 2, 2009 – 10:22 pm | 2 Comments

When it comes to Fark, it's the Sun wots winning it. The Guardian come second - and yet again, the FT, Mirror and Express come last.

Guardian tops newspaper Reddit submissions
February 25, 2009 – 9:17 pm | One Comment

The Guardian has had more stores submitted to Reddit, the user-submitted news site, than any other UK newspaper website.

Official Arsenal site doesn’t come first when you search for ‘Arsenal’ in Google
February 24, 2009 – 11:26 pm | One Comment
Official Arsenal site doesn’t come first when you search for ‘Arsenal’ in Google

Arsenal no longer ranks first for search term 'Arsenal' in Google.

Telegraph tops Digg list
February 20, 2009 – 1:14 am | One Comment

The Daily Telegraph has had more stories submitted to Digg, the social news website for sharing content, than any other UK newspaper site.

Times Online top of newspaper Stumble league
February 19, 2009 – 1:05 am | One Comment

Which newspapers are stumbled a lot - and which are not ...

SEO friendly URLs: myth and fact
February 7, 2009 – 11:52 pm | 22 Comments

SEO friendly URLs are largely a myth. Google doesn't care that much. Despite that, you should still definitely use them (but be aware of a drawback with wordpress).

Man Utd: Not a UK club, says Google
February 6, 2009 – 11:30 pm | One Comment
Man Utd: Not a UK club, says Google

According to Google's official search results, Manchester United is not a UK football club. Must be something to do with being owned by Americans ...

Newspapers, football, sitelinks, and London bias
February 4, 2009 – 8:22 am | One Comment
Newspapers, football, sitelinks, and London bias

How newspaper sites' sitelinks appear in google - and what that tells you about their reporting bias and site strucutre

Google adwords for products that don’t exist
January 16, 2009 – 11:47 pm | One Comment
Google adwords for products that don’t exist

Companies are paying to advertise product that don't exist, such as time machines and ipod digital radios.

Virgin broadband speed – make sure you get the speed upgrade
November 30, 2008 – 10:14 am | No Comment

If you have Virgin broadband size L, remember to restart your modem if you're not getting the 10Mb speed upgrade.

Google: satire or snafu?
October 11, 2008 – 6:05 pm | No Comment
Google: satire or snafu?

Google is running a public service ad about its USA election 2008 pages and how they can help you register to vote.
 
'You can make the difference' says the ad.
Clicking on it returns page not found. ...

Guardian hides user profiles from google. An SEO trick?
August 12, 2008 – 10:49 pm | 2 Comments
Guardian hides user profiles from google. An SEO trick?

The Guardian is using some sort of javascript to avoid showing user profile pages to google.

Translated in square brackets in google results for youtube
August 12, 2008 – 10:41 pm | No Comment
Translated in square brackets in google results for youtube

Why does a youtube result for one of my videos say [Translated] in square brackets in the google results, when the title was in English to start with?

Google keyword tool: only certain ‘exact numbers’ show
August 8, 2008 – 3:40 pm | No Comment
Google keyword tool: only certain ‘exact numbers’ show

How the exact numbers in the google keywords tool aren't that exact, but just tailored to look that way.

Flat-rate VAT scheme form: filling in the online return
August 7, 2008 – 11:29 am | 77 Comments
Flat-rate VAT scheme form: filling in the online return

A step-by-step guide to filling in your VAT return online if you're in the flat rate VAT scheme.

Immigration Advisory Service hacked
June 17, 2008 – 6:51 pm | No Comment
Immigration Advisory Service hacked

Immigration Advisory service hacked

BTconnect email: pop3 and smtp settings and setup for Mail on an Apple Mac
June 12, 2008 – 11:00 pm | 12 Comments

A guide to setting up Apple's Mail program if you use BTconnect.