Black Hat Vs White Hat SEO

I’ve just skim-read a mammoth thread over at inbound.org about the age old battle of good vs. evil,  heroes vs. villains…  oh, ok: White-hat vs. Black-hat SEO. There are...

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Buying Fans, Followers & the Truth

(this is part 1 of a 3 part series on social media manipulation, hopefully.. *) Since industrialisation introduced the need for marketing (when production and necessity were separated) –...

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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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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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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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