Month: March 2011

Sweet, another SEO in Falkirk » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Quick post – been busy in my new job (more of that next week). Anyway over here there is a wee fell by the name of Scott McLay (I stuck the facebook link in as it made me laugh when I saw the picture – looks like he should be wearing a spock costume from …


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SEM Training – Keyword Selection » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

The first stage of any search engine marketing campaign, for SEO or for PPC, is effective and wide ranging keyword research. Everything you will do with a search engine will stem from this research. This keyword research process can be split into five main categories: What search terms you think are appropriate to your business …


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Intelligent SEO Research Tools » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Every day I’m hacking Google, MSN or Yahoo! for things that will make my life simpler. So I thought I would stick some in here for todays post. Oh and they’re also free – I do have some paid for things and things I’ve built maybe another day I’ll give these up! Keyword Research Keyword …


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Google, Glossaries and Good Links » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

I love glossaries – I know that may sound a bit strange but they make my life easier. If I’m asked to optimise a site, especially a technical site, a glossary can help me effectively understand your products, the same is true when I want to buy something. What is a website Glossary? In essence …


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Google Boogie or Everflux expansion » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Through my RSS readings this morings I came across a number of places talking about the “Google Boogie” – yep I’s never heard of it before either. From what I’ve read it came from Oyster Web and was then blogged at Spiderwriting (Bill get your permalinks fixed). What is the Google Boogie? Well the Google …


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New Blog Roll Addition – SEO Company in Scotland » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Just a quick post to say that I’ve posted a new link in my blogroll to http://www.spiderwritingseo.co.uk. Spiderwriting are an SEO company who I’ve worked with in the past who do SEO for the niche vertical of creative people. Bill has a lot of experience in developing high quality, useable, consumer friendly websites for artists, …


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Abuse your PPC to make more money in SEO » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

After years of looking down my nose at PPC and seeing it as cheap, easy and little more than a bidding war that burns cash faster than the KLF on a beach I’ve came to the conclusion I was right. Maybe not the derision I feel for PPC but certainly the rest. The change has …


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Top 10 Plugins for Firefox » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

Ok I am now running out of browser screen – its dying on me. All I have left is a narrow band of screen that displays very little and the rest of my screen has been usurped by Firefox toolbars and plugins. In an attempt to ween myself off these dainty, and ever breeding, Firefox …


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Conference Calls for Small Businesses » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

I realised that for ages I haven’t posted and TBH if I start writing a post about links for SEO I’ll never stop do instead I thought, after listening to Radio 5 yesterday interviewing folks from Saracens about how they’re going to cope with a staff member in South Africa I thought I’d give you …


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MSN Search – Terms and Conditions » Mercury Thread Internet Marketing Blog

After ages trying to find a page on MSN with their terms and conditions for a article I’m writing I eventually found them. They’re at http://help.live.com/help.aspx?project=wl_webmasters&mkt=en-gb. You then have to click on the ‘How can I make sure my website is correctly indexed?‘ link in the left navigation and then the main links in the …


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