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Archive for May, 2010

Do you look at every link request?

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2010

I know, swapping links is going down the pipes, and swapping links indiscriminately with random sites is not really a favoured option for gaining Google rank anymore. However, I still put trust in some link swaps and hence I tend to look at every request that comes through. That doesn’t mean I look at every […]

Why don’t more businesses blog?

Monday, May 22nd, 2010

I’m continually amazed by businesses who are looking for advice but flat-out tell me they do not want a blog on their website. I can only think of three possible reasons for this:
1. They have absolutely nothing to blog about. No opinion on industry news, nothing to convey to customers and no interest in gaining new […]

Don’t Link to Me!

Thursday, May 18th, 2010

Don’t link to me, I can’t stand it and I don’t want it. I just want to be an anonymous blogger writing down my random thoughts, not knowing if anyone is reading them. If you don’t link to me I’ll be just that. I can just about afford to pay for my domain and a […]

Pages disappearing from Google

Wednesday, May 17th, 2010

Matt Cutts has a looooooong article about the implementation of the Big Daddy update on Google. It makes for some good reading but the section near the end where he deals with some of the complaints they’ve had at Google since Big Daddy is prime content. None of it is particularly new advice though but […]

IT stress?

Tuesday, May 16th, 2010

The register takes a tongue in cheek look at a report that suggests IT is the world’s most stressful profession. I can’t wait to tell all my friends, especially the ones who are actually in stressful jobs who think my life in front of a computer screen is a bit of a doss.

(Almost) Free Geek Stuff

Friday, May 12th, 2010

Came across a site yesterday called ValleySchwag. Seems prety simple. Send them some money each month via Paypal and they’ll send you some branded freebies from tech companies in California. I signed up immediately. You don’t come across many handouts like this in deepest Sussex. Great concept and I love this kind of stuff. Can’t […]