Month: November 2011

Virgin Media Broadband Connection #RantOfTheDay – Mercurythread

I’m trying really hard to keep it together. I don’t think I’m winning. All day my internet connection has been bottoming out to less than I used to get on my old dial up 256 kbps connection. It doesn’t matter which device I use (3 laptops, an ipad and an iphone) always the same. Get …


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Kick Ass Link Development needs Kick Ass People – Mercurythread

I’m so tired of the first rule of SEO fight club being ignored. Maybe it’s the whole concept of community not being what it once was. I have a tight knit group of friends who I share stuff with (the things I would never put on this blog or be for general consumption) and there …


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Google Losing Pages and Losing my respect – Mercurythread

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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Conference Calls for Small Businesses – Mercurythread

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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Banner ad style links are all the rage – and enraging – Mercurythread

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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Speaking Engagements and Conferences – Mercurythread

Speaking Engagements and Conferences I love going out and talking about SEO and search engines or meeting other search geeks. Generally at either you’ll be able to find me in the bar afterwards with a laptop glowing and trying to work out why the sites people come to me with are having issues. Anyway these …


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