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February 23, 2018

On November 19th, 2013 wrote on the subject of Datadial,Inspiration,Off Topic.

To Re-skin or to Re-build? That is a question »

What to think about when redesigning or re-skinning your website

On April 18th, 2013 wrote on the subject of Datadial,Legal and Financial,Off Topic.

We’re Being Sued – For Linking To Shopzilla »

(image) If you like crime stories, you’ll love this. ‘True Crime: Hammersmith’ is the story of a deranged criminal organisation (Datadial) and the ensuing legal battle to stop it. Chapter 1. The Best Intentions. On August 17th, 2010; the world was rocked to its core when the Datadial blog posted an article titled ‘Increase Conversion […]

On March 7th, 2012 wrote on the subject of Industry News,Off Topic,Organic Search Marketing.

Does Google Places Trust Their Citation Sources Too Much? »

Barry from Search Engine Roundtable posted an interesting find from a Google Webmaster Central forums post. The OP pointed out that PC World (a leading electronics chain in the UK) is ranking with “Mothercare” (a leading baby/parenting chain in the UK) as it’s title in search results for the term ‘PC World teeside park’:   […]

On February 22nd, 2012 wrote on the subject of Industry News,Off Topic,Social Media.

Google+ Demographics: A Look at the Top 5 Countries Using Google Plus »

There’s been a lot of debate recently about the possible success (or failure?) of Google+. Google themselves have been a little cagey when it comes to giving information on their userbase, and whilst Larry Page boasted 90 million users globally, Larry didn’t quite explain their metrics in their entirety, as this post from Forbes showed. Last week […]

On June 18th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Off Topic.

Matthew Fox or Matthew Terry from Fox Draper »

Does anyone know this Matthew Fox from a company Fox Draper.  He also goes under the name of Matthew Terry. UPDATE ** as of 2017/18 he is now going under the name of Matthew Sims – and is up to his old tricks again.** The little weazel conned me out of some money for telemarketing […]

On February 28th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Off Topic.

Google’s amusing captcha images »

Maybe it’s because I’ve been doing a lot more keyword research recently, but I’ve been seeing a few amusing captcha images lately: Turns out I’m not the only one- here are a collection of amusing (and somewhat embarrassing on Google’s part) captcha images I’ve come across: ‘no dick’ captcha via ImpactLab ‘retard’ captcha via Techeblog ‘hymen’ captcha via yogomozilla […]

On October 12th, 2010 wrote on the subject of Inspiration,Internet,Off Topic,Software.

Dowce : Screen capture for the masses! »

We’ve all been there, needing to show a friend or colleague something we’re seeing on our monitor but don’t want them to see the entire screen, so we reluctantly fire up photoshop (or paint!), then crop the image, save the image (thinking up some temporary filename and cluttering up yet another folder) and finally email […]

On June 23rd, 2010 wrote on the subject of Off Topic.

London Bikeathon »

Sergio Davison and Matthew Sawyer have signed up for the London Bikeathon Challenge. We will be cycling 50 Miles through the streets of London on Sunday the 27th of June 2010. Please sponsor us in our challenge and help those great guys and girls @ Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.  Any amount you  give big or small will […]