Month: January 2009

Whats been going on @ Mercury Thread? » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Sorry for not posting for a while. Been dead busy and made some good inroads into all the accounts I’ve been battering into and thought I’d give an insight into what I’ve achieved in the last wee while. As I have a ‘real’ SEO job and do some stuff free lance (and I dont know …


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Number10.gov.uk – title attribute spamming? » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Over at number10.gov.uk I was messing about yesterday to see if they ahd left trackbacks on. Before every spammer starts pinging them they don’t. Which impressed me. What hasn’t impressed me is the level of content within the title attributes within the calendar widgets on the site. The title attribute on the link for October …


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You, Me, Carpark, NOW… » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Always liked the ring of that phrase. Far better than ‘Hi, how are you?’. Anyway have been running about the web trying to work out WTF Google has been upto recently – results are so screwey its half cock up (think Chris Iwelumo against Norway) and half comedy show (Homer Simpson’s been left in charge …


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Does everyone know what Search Engine Optimization is? » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

I’m just back from my holidays to Greece – it was great thanks for asking. A whole week with no access to a computer, I did come back with some ideas and thoughts of what I could be doing to get better online marketing results for clients so it wasnt all fun and no work. …


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Next Gen Galley XSS Security Flaw » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

I’ve been using the Next Gen Gallery on a couple of affiliate blogs lately to add something more interesting in them. My design skills aint great so anything that I could use easily within wordpress is a great help. I just found out that there is an XSS flaw in the Next Gen Gallery script. …


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When Link Builders Go Mad (and other stuff too) » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Yep its happened again. Link builders not being happy with developing links for clients websites. The endless drudgery of submitting to directories, cosying upto bloggers, submitting RSS feeds, doing some online PR, syndicating articles and frequent social booking has led to some of my link developer guys deciding to build websites (which at the same …


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Imagine Google being your Affiliate on your Programs » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

There is no point in getting too angry too often. And when it comes to PPC I rarely get angry or feel any other emotion. Everything in PPC can generally be scoped, planned, projected, dissected to within an inch of its ROI driven life. To me personally that makes it a bit dull – its …


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Are you a Pestonphile too? » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Over the last couple of months Robert Peston, the business editor at the BBC has been everywhere. When I get up in the morning he’s on the radio and he’s on Newsnight most nights. I’ve even started reading Pestons’ blog and have subscribed to his RSS feed to get a more regular fix. His blog …


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