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Archive for January, 2010

del.icio.us good for inbound links ?

Monday, January 30th, 2010

I’ve recently renewed my interest in del.icio.us - it seems so has everyone involved in the web. It’s a great idea, one which I may have dismissed in the past as something that would never work. In fact I remember telling everyone that no-one would ever want to share their bookmarks online but I have […]

OSCommerce SEO

Thursday, January 26th, 2010

I have been trying to get my head round a site I built not too long ago in OSCommerce. How do I include standard SEO tags on each page? You’d think that any package would allow you to add a title of your own on each page, but not OSCommerce. And forget about meta-description or […]

Migrating from Mambo to Joomla

Wednesday, January 25th, 2010

Using a content management system isn’t everybody’s idea of a fun way to build a website, but I’m starting to really enjoy it. You do have to work within the limits of the system but the advantages it gives are fantastic. Instant site-wide changes, automatic navigation updates, auto-generated RSS feeds, loads of easy to setup […]

Franking Machines

Friday, January 20th, 2010

It’s a crazy world. Despite being on the telephone preference service list to receive no sales calls, I regularly get calls badgering me to take some product or other. You know right from the start of the call that there is no way you’re going to buy the product, but you let them go on […]

The year of Adsense

Saturday, January 14th, 2010

New year resolutions come and go, and I try never to make one after a few glasses of wine on hogmanay. Of course there are the usual ones like gotta lose a few pounds, gonna exercise more, gonna tidy my office and get rid of all the CD’s and manuals for software that only runs […]

SEO events in the UK

Thursday, January 5th, 2010

Somehow I never manage to hear about any SEO events in the UK. As an SEO guy, I work at my office in England whilst my colleagues are in London, and I don’t get much of a chance to get together with other SEO’s. Just been looking at Jim Boykin’s blog and see that there’s […]