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Feed of latest posts from the penrodshero.com SEO Hero Website.
  1. An SEO Hero Site with over 11,000 Google Plus Ones
    An SEO Hero Site with over 11,000 Google Plus Ones One SEO Hero has over 11,000 Google +1’s See which
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  2. You Say Potato – I say Potato
    You Say Potato – I say Potato Let’s call the whole thing off
  3. SEO Hero Google Plus One Checker
    SEO Hero Google Plus One Checker See how many Google +1’s your SEO Hero site has received Check up to
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  4. Google Patents January 2017
    Google Patents January 2017 Patents assigned to Google Inc. in January 2017 IMAGE PRODUCTION FROM VIDEO ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR FOR ATMOSPHERIC
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  5. A Great SEO Hero Rankings Tool
    A Great SEO Hero Rankings Tool Another SEO Hero contacted me today requesting a listing on my SEO Hero Competitors
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  6. BBC Agenda on Trump
    BBC Hidden Agenda on Donald Trump I’m not a supporter of Donald Trump or Michael Gove but of all the
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  7. Does The Rest of The World Matter
    Does The Rest of The World Matter in the SEO Hero Challenge? The one question I have to ask myself
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  8. Best Way of Searching for SEO Hero
    Best Way of Searching for SEO Hero Forget all these sites that show you the current SEO Hero Rankings. These
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  9. Day 60 – Unfiltered SEO Hero Results
    Day 60 SEO Hero Day 60 – Unfiltered SEO Hero Results For those seeing strange results when searching for SEO
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  10. Day 58 – Trying out Envato Sites and WiX Site Builder
    Day 58 13/01/17 Day 58 – Trying out Envato Sites and WiX Site Builder I have done very little with
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  11. Free SEO Advice SEO Hero
    Free SEO Advice SEO Hero The Free SEO Advice fact sheet that SEO Heroes wanted to see Banned SEO Advice
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  12. The Internet Can Be Great Envato & Envato Tuts+
    The Internet Can Be Great Envato & Envato Tuts+ How often do you come across something that makes you think
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  13. Choose Your Rabbit
    Every SEO Hero needs a rabbit – Choose Your Rabbit Every SEO Hero needs a rabbit Select which rabbit you
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  14. Interflora M&S AdWords Case
    Interflora M&S AdWords Case Does anyone have a link to the final ruling in the Interflora vs M&S AdWords Case
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  15. Day 51 – An Open Letter to Wix – Give SEO Hero Competitors a Free Upgrade
    An Open Letter to Wix – Give SEO Hero Competitors a Free Upgrade This is an open letter to Wix
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  16. Day 50 – Moved all of week 7 SEO Hero Posts
    Day 50 Day 50 – Moved all of week 7 SEO Hero Posts I moved all of week 7 SEO
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  17. Day 49 – An Extreme Example of Location Bashing and a bit of SEO Hero Information
    Day 49 – An Extreme Example of Location Bashing and a bit of SEO Hero Information I set up a
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  18. Day 47 – Book an SEO Hero
    day 47 1/1/2017 Book an SEO Hero Do you require an SEO Hero to speak at your conference or event?
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  19. Day 45 – The De-Bastardization is Nigh – Jon and Ramsay Know
    Day 45 – The De-Bastardization is Nigh – Jon and Ramsay Know There Can Only Be One Bastard –
  20. Day 44 – The Curse of the SEO Hero – Sciatica
    Day 44 – 29/12/16 Day 44 – The Curse of the SEO Hero – Sciatica There is going to be
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  21. Day 43 – Why Don’t You Add Yourself To My List of SEO Hero Competitors?
    Day 43 of SEO Hero Contest – 28/12/2016 Day 43 – Why Don’t You Add Yourself To My List of
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  22. Day 42 – Why The Majority of SEO Hero Competitors Could be Disqualified
    Day 42 27/12/2016 Why The Majority of SEO Hero Competitors Could be Disqualified Back on day 1 of the SEO
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  23. Day 41 – Tidying up old SEO Competition Sites
    Day 41 of SEO Hero 26/12/16 Day 41 – Tidying up old SEO Competition Sites As I mentioned in a
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  24. Day 40 – How does your SEO Hero Website Compare to Other SEO Hero Websites?
    Day 40 25/12/16 Day 40 – How does your SEO Hero Website Compare to Other SEO Hero Websites? To see
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  25. Day 39 – Penrod The Time Shifting SEO Hero
    Day 39 of SEO Hero 24/12/16 Day 39 – Penrod The Time Shifting SEO Hero Having decided I needed to
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  26. Day 38 – Rate Your SEO Hero Website – Rate My SEO Hero Site
    day 38 of SEO Hero – 23/12/2016 Day 38 : Rate Your SEO Hero Website – Rate My SEO Hero
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  27. Day 37 – Wix SEO Hero Contest – Wix SEO Hero Challenge – Wix SEO Hero Competition
    Day 37 22/12/2016 Day 37 Wix SEO Hero Contest – Wix SEO Hero Challenge – Wix SEO Hero Competition I
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  28. Day 36 – The WiX SEO Hero Challenge – Very little Done Today
    Day 36 of SEO Hero 21/12/16 Day 36 of the WiX SEO Hero Challenge – Very little Done Today Just
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  29. Day 33 – Playing With Gerald
    Day 33 – 18/12/16 Playing With Gerald Did very little today other than playing with the SEO Hero section on
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  30. Day 32 – Using the SEO Hero Challenge to test new ideas and experiments
    Day 32 – 17/12/2016 Using the SEO Hero Challenge to test new ideas and experiments As the SEO Hero Challenge
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  31. Day 31 – Can we judge how many Wix SEO Hero Competitors there are from our SEO Hero reference numbers?
    Day 31 – 16/12/2016 Can we judge how many Wix SEO Hero Competitors there are from our SEO Hero reference
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  32. Day 30 – Wix SEO Hero at The Super Bowl
    Day 30 – 15/12/2016 Wix SEO Hero at The Super Bowl “Following the successes of its first two Super Bowl
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  33. Day 28 – I Foresee Lots of WiX SEO Hero Art ;-)
    Day 28 13/12/16 I Foresee Lots of WiX SEO Hero Art 😉 Release your inner artist with WiX and CreativeMornings
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  34. Day 27 – V1 And Only SEO Hero
    Day 27 of SEO Hero Challenge 12th December 2016 V1 And Only SEO Hero Send me a photo if you
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  35. Day 26 – The Joy of it All
    Day 26 – 11 December 2016 1. The Joy of it All The joy of playing these little games is
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  36. Day 25 – An AdWords Experiment for SEO Hero
    Day 25 of SEO Hero Challenge – 10th December 2016 An AdWords Experiment for SEO Hero I’m quite surprised by
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  37. Day 24 – Very Little
    day 24 of SEO Hero Challenge – 9th December 2016. Very Little today Did very little today other than adding
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  38. Day 23 – You can stick your automation where the sun don’t shine
    Day 23 of SEO Hero Challenge 8th December 2016 You can stick your automation where the sun don’t shine What
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  39. Day 21 – Alignment Day
    Day 21 of Wix SEO Hero Challenge 6th December 2016 1. Aligning the days I started by SEO Hero site
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  40. Day 18 – Who Is Monkman?
    Day 18 Day 18 – Who Is Monkman? Who is Monkman? Start Your Search With OK Penrod P.S. Monkman is
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  41. Day 17 – WiX SEO Hero Contest Judged from New York or North York?
    Day 17 5th December 2016 Day 17 – WiX SEO Hero Contest Judged from New York or North York? This
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  42. Day 16 – A new tool you can use to ask Penrod questions
    Day 16 3/12/2016 1. Ask Penrod which his favorite SEO Hero site is I created a little Ask Penrod tool
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  43. Day 15 – What does the judge know about Google Guidelines
    Day 15 2/12/2016 1 – What does the judge know about Google Guidelines Changing their Google My Business listing to
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  44. Day 14 – New Page For SEO Hero Tools
    Day 14 – 01/12/2016 1. New Page For SEO Hero Tools Site is starting to get a bit jumbled up
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  45. Day 12 – Just a couple of penrodshero.com feeds
    Day 12 29/11/2016 1. Just a couple of penrodshero.com feeds Did very little on the site today other than sort
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  46. Day 11 – New Diagnosis Tool & Score Checker
    Day 11 28/11/2016 1. New Diagnosis Tool & Score Checker Penrod devised a new SEO Hero Diagnosis Tool & SEO
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  47. Day 10 – Are Women Banned from SEO Hero Contest? SEO Shero NOT SEO Hero
    Are Women Banned from SEO Hero Contest? SEO Shero NOT SEO Hero Penrod thinks it’s just typical that the search
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  48. Day 10 – Penrod Shero Knows it is a 302 Thank You
    Day 10 27/11/2016 1. Yes – Penrod Shero Knows it is a 302 Thank You Penrod Shero temporarily raises his
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  49. Day 9 – Created a Couple of Sitemaps
    Day 9 of The WiX SEO Hero Contest 26/11/2016 Day 9 – Created a Couple of Sitemaps I created, HTML,
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  50. Day 8 – Created a Country Search Option
    Day 8 25/11/2016 1. Created a Country Search Option If you look on the simsays homepage you will see there
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  51. Day 7 – Penrod Shero Gets His Own Website
    day 7 24/11/2016 1. Penrod Shero Gets His Own Website Without knowing where the Contest Moderators will be searching from
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  52. Day 6 – How will the SEO Hero Contest be Judged?
    Day 6 of WiX SEO Hero Contest 23/11/16 1. How will the SEO Hero Contest be Judged? Why Penrod Thinks
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  53. Day 5 – Penrod Who?
    Day 5 – 22/11/16 1. Can You Guess What Penrod’s Middle Name Is? Special prize for the 1st person to
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  54. Day 4 – Who is Penrod Shero? – Ask Penrod Anything
    Penrod Shero Says… Penrod Shero It’s not what you write – It’s where you write it. Delve deep. Backs were
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  55. Day 4 – I created an AMP Page for The Contest Rules
    Day 4 21/11/16 1 . I Created an AMP Page for The Contest Rules I adapted my theme slightly so
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  56. Day 3 – The SEO Rabbits Make an Appearance
    Day 3 1. The SEO Rabbits Make an Appearance Did very little to my site today other than adding the
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  57. Day 2 – Building a Website on Wix
    Day 2 – 19/11/16 1. Building a Website on a Wix Website A lot of SEO people slag off Wix
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  58. Day 1 – The WIX SEO Hero Contest
    Day 1 of The WIX SEO Hero Contest A bit late to the party as it is now 18/11/2016 I
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  59. Is this website the only website that has any possibility of winning the Wix SEO Hero Challenge?
    Is this website the only website that has any possibility of winning the Wix SEO Hero Challenge? http://www.voggers.co.uk/ Rules is
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  60. SEO Hero Feed
    Display your SEO Hero Posts on Any Website With our SEO Hero Feed Generator Would you like to display your
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  61. Can You Find The SEO Hero?
    Can You Find The SEO Hero? Have you got the detective skills required to locate the SEO Hero? A game
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  62. SEO Hero Map
    SEO Hero Map For SEO Hero Competitors
  63. Fishkin’s School for Gifted Optimizers Goes Live seoheroschool.com
    Day 17 5th December Fishkin’s School for Gifted Optimizers Goes Live seoheroschool.com Looks like the WiX SEO Hero site has
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  64. 55% of SEO Hero Sites Using WordPress – 10% of SEO Hero Sites Using Wix
    55% of SEO Hero Sites Using WordPress – 10% of SEO Hero Sites Using Wix Following on from my post
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  65. SEO Hero Forum Wix create new forum for SEO Hero Challenge
    Wix SEO Hero Forum Wix create new forum for SEO Hero Challenge It looks like Wix may have acted upon
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  66. How Many Competitors Are Using WordPress or WiX?
    How Many Competitors Are Using WordPress? I think it would make a good topic during if someone created stats on
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  67. SEO Villains
    WiX SEO Villains tagmeto . com not available – spamtinels . com still available – Dusty Bin – no way
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  68. Google+ Widget for Penrod Shero
    Google+ Widget If you want to display your SEO Hero Google+ Posts on your own website you can use this
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  69. The Untold Story of Blogan – Blogan Evergreen is Blogan Spruce
    The Untold Story of Blogan Looks like Evergreen is Blogan Spruce the go-to authority on the forest 😉 Don’t go
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  70. Lakeland Congratulations Email Ruined My New Year
    Lakeland Congratulations Email Ruined My New Year I’ll start off by saying I love Lakeland, it’s one of my favourite
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  71. Promises Promises
    Promises Promises Lose weight Exercise more Spend less time on PC Go out on more day trips Finish the snagging
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  72. It’s All About the Bushy Tail
    It’s All About the Bushy Tail I have a bird feeding station just outside my office window with various different
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  73. Tiger is not impressed – I forgot to get the cat food today
    Tiger is not impressed – I forgot to get the cat food today Tiger is not impressed, cat biscuits for
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  74. AM32 885551 AM32 885552 AM32 885553 AM32 885554
    AM32 885551 AM32 885552 AM32 885553 AM32 885554 It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession
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  75. Week 4
    Day 22 : 23 : 24 : 25 : 26 : 27 : 28 Week 4 Day 22 of WiX
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  76. SEO Hero Party
    Are you coming to the Penrod Shero SEO Hero Party? Plot your route to our SEO Hero party below. Enter
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  77. JUDGE SEOHERO has invited you to contribute to the following shared folder:
    JUDGE SEOHERO has invited you to contribute to the following shared folder: Have any other competitors received an email saying
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  78. Week 3
    Day 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 21 Week 3 Day 15 2/12/2016 1 – What does the
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  79. Which is The Best SEO Hero Site? – Just Ask Penrod
    Which is The Best SEO Hero Site? – Just Ask Penrod Ask Penrod which is the best SEO Hero site
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  80. Week 2
    Day 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 Week 2 Day 8 25/11/2016 1.
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  81. See What the SEO Hero Judge Sees – The SEO Hero Rankings From The Judge’s Viewpoint
    The SEO Hero Rankings From The Judge’s Viewpoint See what the SEO Hero Judge sees with this nifty little tool
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  82. Week 1
    Day 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 Week 1 Condensed diary of Wix
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  83. Kylie Minogue buys sweets in a sweet shop
    Kylie Minogue buys sweets in a sweet shop You know it is a quiet news day when one of the
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  84. Latest Patents Assigned to Google Inc.
    Latest Patents Assigned to Google Inc. Google Patents January 2017 Patents assigned to Google Inc. in January 2017 IMAGE PRODUCTION
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  85. SEO Hero Referrer Spamming and 302 Redirects
    SEO Hero Referrer Spamming and 302 Redirects Seeing more and more SEO Hero Referrer Spamming occurring 🙁 Not sure if
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  86. WiX SEO Hero Courses Revealed
    WiX SEO Hero Courses Revealed 1. Freshness Factor by Evergreen 2. Avoiding 404s by Quickloader More information on Professor F’s
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  87. Greater Manchester Police Notice of Intended Prosecution Email
    Greater Manchester Police Notice of Intended Prosecution Email I’m beginning to think Penrod Shero must have real Super Hero powers
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  88. Why does simsays.co.uk redirect to penrodshero.com 302 Redirect
    Why does simsays.co.uk redirect to penrodshero.com with a 302 [This post is in a narrower div to make easier to
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  89. Dirty Tricks
    Are there dirty tricks being played or is my host just **** now? 502 errors, site lagging and over 10
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  90. Does interlinking our own websites make us Black Hat?
    Does interlinking our own websites make us Black Hat? I read somebody calling me Black Hat because I am displaying
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  91. SEO Hero Enters Google global trending searches of 2016 at number 9
    Day 29 – 14/12/16 SEO Hero Enters Google global trending searches of 2016 at number 9 1. Pokemon Go 2.
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  92. 55 Character Titles
    Post 3 in Penrods new SEO Tips category SEO Tips – 3. Page Titles – Pah! The next time an
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  93. Find SEO Hero Keywords with the Penrod Shero SEO Hero Keywords Finder Tool
    Find SEO Hero Keywords with the Penrod Shero SEO Hero Keywords Finder Tool Penrod Shero spent most of today creating
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  94. There is only one Spamtinels – The One And Only Spamtinels
    There is only one Spamtinels
  95. SEO Tips – Don’t Spread The Jam Too Thin
    SEO Tips – 1. Don’t Spread The Jam Too Thin Post 1 in Penrods new category – SEO Tips Some
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  96. Week 6
    Day 36 : 37 : 38 : 39 : 40 : 41 : 42 Week 6 Day 36 – 21/12/16
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  97. Week 5
    Day 29 : 30 : 31 : 32 : 33 : 34 : 35 Week 5 Day 29 – 14/12/16
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  98. Shortest Time Seen in Google
    Shortest Time Seen in Google Not SEO Hero related but I saw this just after making an SEO Hero post
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  99. In other news – ‘Frozen woman’ mannequin fools Hudson, New York police “Just to clear the record, all citizens of Hudson should be put on notice that if you park your locked vehicle on the street on a sub-zero night with a life-size realistic mannequin seated in it… we will break your window.”
    Quote of the day ‘Frozen woman’ mannequin fools Hudson, New York police – “Just to clear the record, all citizens
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  100. Is an Englishman wearing a kilt to a fancy dress party equivalent to Black Facing?
    Is an Englishman wearing a kilt to a fancy dress party equivalent to Black Facing? Penrod Shero wants to know
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Page set up for SEO Hero

Having a bit of fun with the SEO Hero page on Penrod Shero at the moment. Hasn’t really got any information on it yet as I don’t want to reveal who my SEO Hero is too early.

Royal Doulton Bunnykins

Rare Bunnykins For Sale We updated Podline to include some Bunnykins I’ve also listed some Rare Bunnykins For Sale

Updating SEO sites

SEO Warwickshire is now being updated to include more SEO Tips ans SEO advice.

Good Old Fashioned SEO

Good Old Fashioned SEO When I first started out in SEO back in 2002 I soon realised that building relationships was an important part of ranking websites. Every now and then I like to go right back to those basics and after a few days of doing things the old way, I soon realised it […]

How to Increase Your Google+ View Count

Find out how to increase your Google+ view count Sim 64 have created a simple Google+ Profile Diagnosis tool that may help you discover why your Profile View count is lower than expected and also provides advice on how to improve your view count. Enter your Google+ Id number or Custom URL below For example […]

Publisher Rank Checker

After months of deliberation Sim64 are proud to announce the launch of the Sim64 Google+ Publisher Rank Checker The Sim64 Publisher Rank Checker grades your Google+ Page between 0 and 100 based on a number of factors devised by Sim64. Find your Google Publisher Rank by entering the Google+ Id number or Custom URL of […]

School sends pupils home with chemicals in a pop bottle

School sends pupils home with chemicals in a pop bottle There are a few sayings from my childhood that I always remember Poke the fire – Piss the bed Always leave a drop in the bottom of a cup of tea Never go in a ladies handbag Never put chemicals in a pop bottle So […]

Is Masterchef to blame for the rise in Food Poisoning and Norovirus

I’ll start by saying the whole family are big fans of Masterchef but have to wonder if Mastechef and other similar cookery programs to blame for the rise of food poisoning incidents? Now I like my meat rare, especially beef and lamb but the meals they frequently dish up on these programs looks almost raw. Fair […]

SEO Services provided by Podline

Podline is another of those little sites I set up many years ago but never did anything else with except use it for waffling away on. It did at one time have a list of social networking sites, a list of business  networking sites, a list of UK SEO companies and a business networking forum […]

Who in their right mind would complain about a photo of a pigeon

Today’s little What Annoyed Me Today post is about a comment I recieved about a photo of a pigeon As you can see I changed the header on sim64 yesterday. I thought no more of it until I received a comment from someone saying they were disgusted by the fact that I am showing a […]

QYPE Terms and Conditions

Todays What Annoyed Me Today post is about the QYPE Terms and Conditions In section 20 of the QYPE Premium Business Terms & Conditions it says; “20 ENTIRE AGREEMENT These Business Terms and Conditions and any terms referred to in these Business Terms and Conditions constitute the entire understanding and agreement between you and us […]

Co-operative mince 400g not 450g co-op hiding price rises

Today’s little What Annoyed Me Today post didn’t really happen today it’s a few months old, but I haven’t got around to ranting about it before. It concerns co-operative mince. Wednesday night is Spag Bol night, I used to make my own with chopped tomatoes, veg, tomato puree, etc. but I must admit I do […]

Are Google+ Business Pages too complicated for small business owners

Today’s little What Annoyed Me Today post concerns Google Ever since Google launched the Google+ Pages for business we have allowed business owners to add a link to their Google+ Page from their listing when registering in UK Small Business Directory. Since the start of 2012 we have been monitoring sign-ups and comparing those businesses who […]

Is feeding allowed in rugby scrum

Watching some of the put ins to the scrums in the France v Italy game it makes me wonder is feeding allowed now? The French scrum half is almost putting the ball straight to the number 8’s feet.

Can you buy Masterchef aprons

Even as we come to the 8th series of Masterchef I still love to watch it. As anyone who watches it will know the televised rounds start with 24 hopefuls which and whittled down to the final 12 who are awarded Masterchef aprons. What I would like to know is are the Masterchef Aprons exclusive to those […]

Has Tom Fordyce forgotten what Martin Johnson did for England Rugby

I’ve always liked the writing of Tom Fordyce especially his BBC blogs on the cricket – Tom Fordyce Cricket Blog so was most disappointed to read this, “If anyone had been in any doubt, the old England regime – damaged and discredited by what happened on and off the pitch in New Zealand last autumn – […]

If a child lives with : Dorothy Law Nolte

If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn. If a child lives with hostility, he learns to fight. If a child lives with fear, he learns to be apprehensive. If a child lives with pity, he learns to feel sorry for himself. If a child lives with ridicule, he learns to be shy. […]

Towbar Fitters Birmingham Audi Mercedes Land Rover Etc.

Dynamic specialise in fitting towbars to prestige cars like Audi, Mercedes, BMW, Land Rover, etc. Dynamic are Birmingham Towbar Fitters who provide a mobile towbar fitting service within a 30 mile radius of Central Birmingham. Contact Dynamic on 0121 456 1516 for all your tow bar fitting requirements. Business Name: Dynamic Towbar Fitters Category: Towbar […]

Did Morrissey tell Gordon Ramsay where to stuff his turkey

Following on from a post over on V1 SEO –  Did Morrissey Make Channel 4 Pull the Gordon Ramsay John Lewis Christmas Advert Spoof Update 1/12/2011 19:30 It’s not on YouTube anymore, but Channel 4 now have the trailer on their site – Gordon’s Christmas Cookalong LIVE trail   I’m more and more convinced that […]

Car Insurance for Disabled Drivers

We have just added a new section to our Disabled Driver Insurance website which provides more information about obtaining Car Insurance for Disabled Drivers The new site is still work in progress but should hopefully be fully live by the end of this week. We created this new site to compliment the other disability related […]

How to Make Money Online

We’ve all seen those traditional how to make money online web sites, you probably know the ones I mean, where you keep scrolling down and down and keep seeing the stats, the testimonials, the special offers, the ebooks, the 90 day guarantees and the big buy today at a special price buttons. I won’t bore […]

Free SEO Advice

We updated the Free SEO Advice section on V1 SEO last week and also enabled comments so people could post their own favourite SEO Tips or ask any SEO related questions. It hasn’t had that many comments yet, but if it continues rising up the SERPs we are hoping it may pick up some organic traffic […]

Too Much Time On My Hands

www.toomuchtimeonmyhands.co.uk is a new website set up so I can keep a better track of all the waffling and rubbish that I put on the internet.

Google Rankings Checker Tool

Sim64 have just discovered a great way of checking your rankings in “Google”. If you want to know where you appear in the the top 100 of Google for a specific keyword just visit the Google Rankings Checker Tool

Google +1 Checker – Count Checker for Google +1’s

I tidied up my Google +1 Count Checker over the weekend, added a bit more info about the Google +1 button, listed the 5 pages I could find with the highest Google +1 count, and set up a compatition to see if anyone could find the website with the most Google +1’s The Google +1 Count […]

Enhanced Google Profiles – How to enhance a Google Profile

With all the talk about Google +1, Me on the Web. and enhanced Google Profiles we thought we would set up a service to enhance google profiles It is a Free service where we provide instructions of creating and setting up a basic Google Profile and then provide tips on how to enhance a Google […]

Using Car Number Plates for Advertising

I decided to mark the relaunch of my v1seo.co.uk website by buying a new car and using the car number plate for advertising. As more small business owners learn what the acronym SEO stands for I see it as being the perfect way of combining online advertising with offline. Next time I visit any business centres, […]

Adsense Slow Loading

I have AdSense on a number of pages on one of my other sites and have noticed the pages are loading slowly with the AdSense appearing to be loading slowest if at all. The pages also have facebook and twitter buttons on them so it is a cae of systematically removing twitter, facebook and AdSense […]

New facebook app for UK Small Business Directory

I created a facebook app that lets people view their UK Small Business Directory listing without even having to leave facebook. The app http://apps.facebook.com/podline/ is basically an iframe pulling in the content from podline. A facebook page explaining more is here http://www.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=197207093654151

Free Advice on Wheelchair Ramps

Unsure of which wheelchair ramp is suitable for you? Just call Access Appraisals on 01608 663759 and we will advise you on the most suitable ramp for your needs. Before ringing us please follow this checklist What is the total height you are trying to overcome with your wheelchair ramp? If wheelchair ramp is landing […]

Calmly degutting pears – Michael Baldwin

Update: 20/02/14 Michael Jesse Baldwin, poet and novelist, born 1 May 1930; died 3 February 2014 Michael Baldwin obituary on The Guardian My original post When I was back in school in about 1976, the teacher read a poem to us and I have always remembered it (to a degree) I was pretty sure it […]

Cheap car insurance for ex company car drivers

When I packed up work I had to give up my company car and buy myself a new one. After buying it I had to get it insured and soon realised the fact I was an ex company car driver meant my insurance premiums would be higher. This got me wondering whether any insurance companies […]

Is there a UK equivalent to Black Friday

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving Day in the USA and is traditionally the start of the Christmas shopping season. Is there a UK equivalent to Black Friday? If so, please don’t tell my wife.

Criteo Opt-Out reveals a little gem

Following on from my previous blog post about Criteo and after finally getting fed up of the Criteo banner ads following me around whilst browsing I decided to opt out of Criteo at the NAI – National Advertising Initiative – http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp Today I thought I would check to ensure Criteo were honouring the NAI opt-out […]

Sale of Tickets for Take That causes Ticketmaster to crash

Take That tickets went on sale at 9:00 this morning, but unfortunately the strain of visitors to the ticketmaster website appear to have caused the website to crash. The Take That Progress Live 2011 tour. BAN THE ARGOS CHRISTMAS ADVERT We want Bing Crosby Crooning NOT Beatboxing Please put this on your site and link […]

The Open Government Licence opens the door to plagiarism

Now that Crown copyright has been updated to The Open Government Licence will it encourage plagiarism and mean a field day for article writers and spinners? The Open Government Licence now allows Crown copyright to be exploited for commercial use, adapted and copied published and transmitted freely. Not only does this apply to text it also […]

Does anyone actually use google when shopping

It may sound strange – but think about the last 20 products you purchased online and how many of them did you actually buy via a google search? I’ve just checked the purchases I have made this year; A couple of  album downloads – iTunes Software for PC – Amazon wii games – Amazon Clothes […]

Stainless Steel Roasting Tin is big enough for 3 cats

Stainless Steel Roasting Tin for 3 cats We Compare Stainless Steel Roasting Tins big enough for 3 cats This is an article about a Stainless Steel Roasting Tin big enough for 3 cats Stainless Steel Roasting Tin If you want to eat a cat this Stainless Steel Roasting Tin is big enough for 3 cats. […]

Inside AdSense blog allowing comment spam

We all have problems with comment spam and blog spam, but surely Google should be doing something about all the comment spam they allow on their own blogs. The Inside AdSense blog is full of comment spam, including links to porn sites. Why are Google allowing this? Not only does the spam appear on the […]

Alternative to Searchmash

It’s been 2 years now since  SearchMash.com has gone the way of the dinosaur so if anyone knows of an Alternative to Searchmash please let me know.

SEO Experiments

I will be setting up some more seo tests on my seo experiments page on sim64 later today to test the indexing speed of the engines

Planning Portal selling advertising space

I noticed earlier today that the Planning Portal are selling advertising space http://www.planningportal.gov.uk  I hope this is carefully monitored as at the moment there are only 2 or 3 ads on there and one of those is going to a website which provides no information about the company the website is advertising.

Mangeur De Cigogne 6 Years on

Edited on 15th June 20011 It’s now been 7 years since the end of Mangeur de cigogne and I have set added a new blog post at  mangeur de cigogne competition 7 years     It was 6 years ago today that we were on the eve of the Mangeur de Cigogne Competition. mangeur de cigogne […]

Paying Council Tax to Stratford-on-Avon District Council

I live in a small village 16 miles south of Stratford-upon-Avon, my nearest town being Shipston-on-Stour. Last year I used to nip in to the local Shipston office to pay my council tax once a month, but this office has now been closed meaning I would now have to travel all the way to Stratford if […]

Waffling for link building

I never used to be much of a waffler but the more I started doing it the easier it came. I haven’t done much recently, but when in good waffling form I can churn out all sorts of rubbish and then use this waffling for link building. My best waffling tends to come at the […]

Timber Treatment and Woodworm Eradication Oxfordshire

We had a new fence put this week between our back yard and the nighbours back garden. The men were coming to do it on Wednesday so I started knocking down an old shed that was in the way on Tuesday. The roof ans dides came of no problem, but as I was pulling the […]

Warwickshire Business Directory

I gave my Warwickshire Business Directory a bit of a revamp today, it was all looking a bit stale and was never set up right in the first place anyway, so it was well in need of something doing to it. The first thing I did was to sort out all the business categories and then […]

Does Google approve of AdSense links looking like navigation links

I have always believed that one of the rules when using AdSense is that the links should always obviously be AdSense links. That is why this article at the official A look inside Google AdSense blog surprised me. In the article they tell how an AdSense user doubled their AdSense revenue by moving their AdSense […]

When was the Google Florida Update

Looking back at some of myold sites I found some which were obviously pre the Google Florida update. H1 to H5 all contained the same keyword, alt attributes of all images contained the keyword, every link to the site contained the same anchor text, and the text of the page featured the keyword far too […]

SERPs Was it really 6 years ago

Whilst having a read over at Kottke it reminded me that Jason once made a post about the SERPs competition. I did a quick search, found the post Kottke SERPs and was amazed to see the date, January 2004 Was it really over 6 years ago? amazing how time has flown and also how things […]

Buying antique furniture on Ebay

As a UK based antique furniture restorer with over 30 years experience, I have purchased a fair amount of antique furniture on Ebay for restoration and resale. It’s very easy to come unstuck and end up with a lemon of a piece and here in this article, I’m going to highlight a few of the […]

Antique Furniture Restorers Bristol

I’ve been working from home now for the past 5 years, not in a home office, but just tucked away in the corner of the dining room with a PC and couple of monitors permanantly set up on a computer desk and another PC  and laptop which I set up on the dining table every now […]

Is Doctor Who too Scary for a 5 Year Old

I remember watching Doctor Who as a kid and having to hide behind the sofa every now and then, (still remember the big green glowing maggots from the days of John Pertwee), but it never effected me as bad as it effected my 5 year old when watching Blink. We watched it the first time […]

Has Anita Anand had her baby yet

As a keen listener of Drive on 5 Live I’ve missed Anita Anand now she is on Maternity leave. I thought the baby was due in Early April, but have not heard anything yet, does anyone know if she has had her baby yet, or if not, when it is due? Update – Anita Anand […]

Are Formula Digital trying to trademark Top 10

If Formula Digital Limited obtain a trademark on the phrase Top 10 and Top Ten could it stop all SEO’s, marketing companies, price comparison sites etc. displaying lists of top 10 products/services? Informatiom on top 10 trademark application is here http://www.ipo.gov.uk/domestic?domesticnum=2543554 Comments appreciated

Podline Search Engine Optimisation

I decided to give podline a bit of a revamp today. I’ve changed the colur scheme, not really sure if I like it or not, but did everything via a style sheet so can easily change the colours at any time. I also added a Search Engine Optimisation section so that UKSBD members can request […]

Simon Singh can use fair comment in defence against libel claim

The court of appeal has said that Simon Singh can use “fair comment”  in his defence of libel claims bought by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) The British Chiropractic Association accused Simon Singh of libel after an article he wrote in the Guardian in 2008. As the owner of an online business directory I have been following this […]

Pest Control Bucks

I set up a new listing in my pest control directory today for  Pest Control Bucks a Farnham Common based pest control specialist who provide a range of pest control services throughout south Bucks, Berkshire and surrounding area. I also set them a special page up in my directory Pest Control in Buckinghamshire and linked them up with […]

Chipping Norton Pest Control

I set up a new listing today for a Chipping Norton based business that provide mole catching and pest control services. Services include Pest Control Chipping Norton, Mole Control, Rat Control, Mouse Control, Flea Control etc. Business Listing:   Chipping Norton Pest Control Business Category:   Pest Control in Chipping Norton

Microsoft pubCenter UK

I’ve been following the Microsoft pubCenter Beta Program since about July of 2009 hoping it would become available to UK webmasters and website owners but still no joy. If anyone knows anymore about when Microsoft pubCenter will be available in the UK I would appreciate knowing more. Please comment below if you have any more […]

UK Business Forums 1 million posts

At approximately 23:07 on Saturday 2nd January 2010 the ever popular UK Business Forum –  http://www.ukbusinessforums.co.uk received its 1 millionth post. The following images show the sad lenghs I went to to ensure that I made that 1 millionth post. I had my main PC set up with dual monitors, a secondary PC set up with a […]

Chunking Method of Long Division

I was helping my 10 year old daughter with her maths homework this morning which consisted of some long division questions. She gave me the question which I worked out in my head in about 5 seconds and she then went on to start doing a really long winded calculation. Wondering what on earth she […]

Pest Control in Oxfordshire

Mike Vickers Pest Control in Oxfordshire Pest Control Technician providing pest control in Oxfordshire, South East Gloucestershire and South Warwickshire. Business Listing:  Mike Vickers Pest Control in Oxfordshire Business Category:  Pest Control in Oxfordshire

Brokencontrollers.com RSS Feed busy again

Every now and then I will set up blog posts with unique made up titles to track who is scrapping the content. Surprise surprise I see our old friend Brokencontrollers.com turning up in the SERPs again using this content and then positioning ads all around it.

Is brokencontrollers.com using your content for profit

Came across brokencontrollers.com over the weekend. Initially it just looks like any other forum until you see how many posts have been made, I noticed a member named RSS Feed had made 1.3 million posts, and soon realised they were using an automated system to pull in content via RSS Feeds and post them in to the […]

Cheap car insurance for a woman who do less than 5000 miles a year

Following on from my post about cheap car insurance for ex company car drivers it got me thinking about who provides cheap car insurance for woman who do less than 5000 miles a year My wife probably only does about 2000 miles a year and only really uses the car once or twice a week, why […]

Car insurance for ex company car drivers

When I was with my old company I had a company car and the company paid the car insurance on it. I worked for the company for about 20 years and had a car for at least the last 10. It was nice not having to worry about the bills or the car insurance, but […]

SEO is Dead – This is Why

Following on from my post over at maps optimisation about a little game I am playing to find the search phrase that creates the most google features in the SERPs, I found a word that creates all of these features; Adwords = yes Sitelinks with a listing = yes jump to links showing with a listing […]

Google Local Business Centre Guidelines

I’m a big fan of Google Maps and Google Local Business Centre, but they really appear to have created a bit of a mess by combining the 2 together too closely. The early idea of Google Maps was that people could create their own maps or add information to existing maps. This meant if you […]

Google Buying Ordnance Survey of UK Government ?

Will Google buy Odnance Survey of UK Government ? Imagine Google Maps accurately showing all public footpaths and rights of way, surely it is only a matter of time and the sooner the better.

Is google spamming local business centre results

I’ve been using Google Maps and Google Local Business Centre for a long time now. Initially with Google Maps people were actively encouraged to add information to maps and also create their own user generated maps. This content now seems to be being integrated in to Google Local Business Centre in what looks like a […]

Frontier Power – Investment and asset management

Frontier Power Consortium, a consortium of Frontier Power Limited and Infracapital Partners LP,  have been selected to bid for the operation and ownership of 9 offshore wind conection assets. Frontier Power have a leadership team with over 100 years experience in the energy sectors and has extensive experience in the UK, US, Latin America, India […]

Best place for Christmas Shopping online

After years of always leaving my Christmas shopping to the last few days before Christmas I have decided this year to do all my Christmas Shopping online. Big question is though, is it better to shop around at multiple online stores or just find one really good online store and buy everything from the same […]

Online Advertising Increasing – Take Advantage Now

The spending on online advertising has overtaken the spending on Television advertising for the first time and now accounts for approx 25% of all advertising. Despite an overall drop in advertising spend, outlay for online advertising grew at nearly 5% between January and July according to a study by the Internet Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers. […]

Signs you are getting old

A couple of hours ago I put a can of lager in the freezer, and 10 minutes ago I took it out and put it in the fridge ready for now. Was just about to go and pour it out when the wife shouted through from the kitchen, “do you want your beer or a […]

Google Jump Links Announced on Google Blog

I made a post last week about Jump to links in Google Serps and was surprised that there was very little talk about this on any forums. It might be a little different now as Google has just posted about them on the Official Google Blog, Jump to the information you want right from the search […]

List of websites using Disqus

I’ve just started using  Disqus Comments on this site and some of my other sites. It seems to be a great system so I have decided to create a list of websites and blogs that use Disqus. If you use it on your websites or blogs please let me know by commenting at the bottom of […]

Jump Links Showing in Serps Google

I have a page set up for Business Mobiles which displays some of the latest business contracts from all the major UK network providers. On the page I have jump links going to the different sections, like this vodafone business contracts. I just noticed for the first time tonight that google is showing these jumplinks […]

How to Make Money Now With Social Networking

How to Make Money Now With Social NetworkingBy Don Bethune How does social networking work With SEO? This is an important part of the puzzle that will help you answer the question, “How to make money now online?” This is a question millions of entrepreneurs are asking themselves each day. We have the answers. As […]

What a difference a camera makes

I have a number of blogs scattered around that I always had the intention of posting on at least 2 or 3 times a week, but as with all good intentions, they tended to get neglected. This all changed about 2 weeks ago as I suddenly regained my inspiration to start blogging again, why you […]

RSS Feed from multiple blogs

I set up a new system tonight to pull the RSS Feeds from 4 or 5 blogs and display a brief snippet of the content on PodLine The main ide of this is to help me keep on top of where I am posting so that I spread my ramblings evenly over a number of […]

Podline gets a facelift

Podline is a site I registered a few years ago but never really did anything with. I’ve now decided to tidy it up a bit and add a WordPress blog to it. I’ve kept everything very simple by basing it around the fantastic DeFusion WordPress Theme which I have used on numerous ocassions before, although I […]

Playing Hearts Online at the Zone

I’ve been playing online games at the Zone for about 5 years now, usualy chess, spades or hearts, the place has changed quite a bit over the years, but what hasn’t changed is the number of weirdos it attracts. Quite often in a game of hearts if a player isn’t getting things his way, or […]