Month: October 2010

Explicit Web Podcast » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Ok. I love podcasts. I can listen in my bed, on a train or in my car using my itrip and get some views from people who generally I trust but also other stuff. During my recent ramblings into HTML5 and some research I looked on itunes for some pieces to listen to. The coolest …


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Banner ad style links are all the rage – and enraging » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Link building makes me smile. It’s an art as well as a science and I’m always being nosey about what people are doing where and the ways in which so many people obfuscate links to users show them to search engines. Increasingly what I;ve been seeing that a banner style ad is becoming the rage. …


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Google Losing Pages and Losing my respect » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

If it weren’t for the fact that everyone used Google I’d be in a position not to care about it. But unfortunately I’m not in that position and currently I’m getting fed up with it. Google Losing Pages – in the last couple of weeks I’ve seen more and more pages being ‘lost’ by Google. …


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The dangers of ReTweeting (it can make you feel like a wazzock) » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Sometimes I sit and read stuff on Twitter and just hit the retweet button without thinking about it much(assuming the idiocy of the post or something else would come through) and some times the daftness is mine. Today I did just such a thing and within minutes I get DM’d asking what I was doing …


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Daily Record website makes amends » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Sometimes it’s good to take all the glory and today I shall whether it is warranted or not. Whilst wandering through my Twitter a/c for the day – having read about Google doing credit card comparison and Google staff being sentenced for taking off a video of some kid beating up an autistic kid (way to go …


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Hmmm some of my blog roll is missing » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Just noticed that Pete Hoggans blog at justseo.wordpress.com has been taken down. So as you can see he’s no longer in my blog roll – Felt like a bit of an idiot when someone emailed me to let me know. So if you’ve clicked on the link sorry. and I’m just away to build a …


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Hello World – Links, Links and more Links » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

In every computing class ever the first thing they teach you to do is to make your website say ‘Hello World’. On the web saying Hello World has never been more difficult. When the net began being found was easy, as the competition was far lower, now with increasing competition getting a new website to …


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Huge arrows on PPC sitelinks in Google » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

I’m really starting to hate the PPC testing at Google – they call it usability improvements. There again I can’t blame ‘em for trying to improve the profitability of their products. Today I was searching for a few brands to see about getting some new life insurance. And I see the following when I search …


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