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.
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.
Rare Bunnykins For Sale We updated Podline to include some Bunnykins I’ve also listed some Rare Bunnykins For Sale
SEO Warwickshire is now being updated to include more SEO Tips ans SEO advice.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Google rewarding trusted authorities on a subject
SEO Weasel We don’t want to see SEO Weasel
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Is that Mike Skinner in Game of Thrones?
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 […]
There are not many young child actors or actresses you see and automatically think will be the big star of their generation – could Maisie Williams of Game of Thrones be the one?
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.
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 […]
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 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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Jim the taxi driver after seeing my fat cat waddling towards the door, and after looking at my expanding girth. “Does that cat eat at the same table as you?”
Just a little test post about earning money by blogging with WordPress.
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 […]
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
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 […]
Is the Word Lens app a hoax and fake? http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/word-lens/id383463868
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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. […]
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 […]
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.
Mary the cow has her dream come true.
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
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.
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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 […]
I watched an old episode of House tonight and heard this line, I want to live my life with the birds instead of living my life wishing I could fly no idea if it is a famous line, a quote or what, and I can’t find any reference to it anywhere, maybe I have it […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
No frills, bells, or whistles – Just straight to the point and Search Engine Friendly Shipston Website Designers
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
I think I might have a drive out and take some photos of the Purple shop in Henley-in-Arden this week.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]