SEO is dead, if you ignore all that growth

Im writing this post/rant as a response to the latest in an infinitely long line of “SEO is dead” posts, this one from the Guardian newspaper: The article makes...

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TBEX: Cross Platform Publishing Presentation

I presented a talk on the future of cross platform publishing, along with a few things that you can actively do today to get started on pushing your content...

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Negative SEO vs. MattCutts.com

Negative SEO has been a hot topic for a number of years now, and we all know the typical routes to demoting your competition: 1) buy loads of crappy...

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Webmasters on the Roof @ SMX Munich

Webmasters on the Roof is one of the longest running online radio shows, now in its seventh year.  SMX Munich hosts special editions of the show, which feature prominent...

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Why Im quitting SEO

The following is a true story, however names and places have been changed to protect people’s identities: Last week I was sat in a meeting in the North West...

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Digg banned from Google?

Something interesting has just come across one of my networks (hat tip to datadial), just a few days after Digg have announced that they are building a replacement for...

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Banks Offer Spamming Advice

SEO is an interesting game, we know how big brands (like Interflora) sometimes get it totally wrong and buy links resulting in google penalties – and you really shouldn’t play with...

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Interflora SEO Penalty Analysis 2013

Yesterday evening, well known florist brand Interflora was wiped off the face of the internet.  Well, in search marketing terms anyway… Searching for the terms [Flowers], [florist], [flower delivery],...

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WTF is Inbound Marketing Anyway?

This post started out as a tweet, then a comment on inbound.org, but neither really allowed me to vent enough so its ended up here on my blog –...

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Why EMD’s should stay

Yet again parts of our industry are under fire from algorithmic changes at Google. The focus right now are Exact Match Domain’s (EMD), something that us SEO’s have complained...

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Twitjack 100,000 followers!

Hey folks, a bit of a quick and dirty post here, very little prep has gone into this, and the whole point is that I have to have a...

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The Curious Case of Camper Shoes

I stumbled on this less than 20 minutes ago across a twitter conversation concerning rankings for the keyword term “camper men shoes“. Its hardly a big money search term...

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Got a Social Media Strategy? the BBC do….

Every now and then, someone uncovers something nice and shiny.  This time its Gianluca Fiorelli over at inbound.org – who has published the URL of the BBC social media strategy...

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Blackhat vs Whitehat presentations

What do you prefer hearing at conferences?  When I talk about “edgy” stuff (yes, blackhat), the presentation is far better received by the audience. On the flip side, presentations...

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