Holla Christmas Promotion

December 16, 2010

One of our clients, The Holla Agency is doing one of the most awesome Christmas promotions for their brand. Holla is one of many advertising agencies in Sydney but they certainly seem to punch above their weight with their campaigns. They were the agency behind the Razamatazz social media campaign this year. It was that [...]

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Wikileaks mirror & keyword selection

December 15, 2010

First let me apologise for my profanity in this week’s vid. If you were attacked by  staff armed with a Nerf Vulcan EBF-25 modded to shoot 500RPM though, you may feel the same way. Following on from last week’s examination of the SERPs and how Wikileaks was fairing after having its DNS withdrawn, this week [...]

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Wikileaks Mirror

December 15, 2010

I was doing some keyword research earlier on Wikileaks and I noticed a lot of the Google Insights breakout phrases were around the phrase “wikileaks Mirror”. I setup an Australian Wikileaks Mirror about 5 or 6 weeks ago before it lost it’s DNS as I believed attempts would be made to shut it down. As [...]

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Wikileaks DNS & duplicate content

December 8, 2010

Have you been following the Wikileaks saga? Over a month ago I set up http://wikileaks.bannedwidth.com.au for two reasons. At the time Wikileaks was reportedly blacklisted by the ACMA so linking to it in theory could incur a fine of up to $11,000 a day. To illustrate the stupidity of such a “Yes Minister” regulation I [...]

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Wikileaks, Aliens & search spikes.

December 1, 2010

As this week has been great for keyword search spikes I thought I’d take a look at Google Insights to see how these keywords compare in popularity. I also give some advice to Yvonne Adele on how to correctly redirect your site to a new domain name. Bookmark It Hide Sites

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Top 3 reasons I hate numbered lists

November 25, 2010

Every blogger & his dog has a numbered list for something these days it would seems. “6 steps to becoming Bill Gates”. “7 steps to stop being predictable”, “Top 3 rules for…” blah blah blah. Well here are the top three reasons I hate numbered lists. 1. They’re transparent. We know what you’re trying to [...]

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Google Places washup, Movember & SEO training.

November 17, 2010

I often get asked about our SEO workshops. I dont get the opportunity to do them as much as I used to but if you are serious about today I tell you who I learned from. Also I take a look at how Google Places is settling down as well as a Movember update & [...]

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Google Instant Preview & Movember

November 10, 2010

Big news for Movember this year. I have a special sponsorship offer. Details in this week’s Vid. Also you may remember back in October I told you about the SERP Preview feature that Google was testing. Well today it went live. My Movember page http://au.movember.com/mospace/329492/ Bookmark It Hide Sites

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Google Places & organic search

November 3, 2010

In this week’s vlog I’m following up on my Google Places post from last Friday. Last week Google began rolling out some changes that will no doubt upset a lot of folks, who have focused a lot of resources on Google maps. Also despite the still frame in the video below I do not do [...]

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Magic Mouse losing connection – fix

November 1, 2010

I do love my magic mouse but it has been losing connection continuously. I found that it occured most if I knocked the mouse or dropped it from a few millimetres . You probably will experience the problem more if you have a large screen or in my case two screens . As I moved [...]

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