#sbs SEO freebie for FrenchPolishes.com

Welcome to the first of the ‘new style‘ #sbs SEO freebies. Congratulations to Ian McAslan for winning the 1st Small Business Sunday of 2012. Smith & Rodger have been manufacturing and supplying wood finishes since 1877. Full contact details are available on their website, FrenchPolishes.com, however they also maintain a Twitter account (Smith_Rodger). Tracking the impact […]

Free SEO for Theo Paphitis #sbs winners

After a small Christmas break Small Business Sunday is back for 2012 and I am once again offering up an hour of my time to the weekly winners. For those of you unfamiliar with #sbs, it is a weekly Twitter competition hosted by ‘family man and Dragon’ Theo Paphitis. More detailed information (including links to previous […]

Theo Paphitis sold La Senza for £100m. 5 years ago.

In the summer of 2006, Theo Paphitis sold his majority stake in La Senza for a cool £100m. Just a few months later the same buyer snapped up his lesser known brand Contessa, for a sum “in the low millions”. Further to both purchases, private equity firm Lion Capital consolidated their number two position in […]

#sbs SEO freebie for LaSenza.com

For the past month and a half I have been giving back to #sbs, offering free SEO to the weekly winners. Thus far I have reviewed a total of 19 websites, representing just over half of the 36 winners since 23rd October and, to the best of my knowledge, the advice has been very well […]

34SP: awesome hosts (update: one month free hosting)

UPDATE: 34sp.com also sell domains and throughout January, all .co.uk. domains are just £2.50 per year. I can assure you, this is a bargain! Visit 34sp.com/domains for more information [and don’t forget the free month’s hosting offer (below)] Taking advantage of 34SP’s “one month free hosting” offer is simple: – head on over to 34sp.com; […]

WordPress for iOS: it so nearly works

Please ignore any unusual formatting in this post: I am testing the latest version of WordPress for iOS. As I type, it appears as though I have managed to log-in to my blog, create a new post and upload a couple of screen captures from my iPhone’s camera roll. I first installed WordPress for iOS […]

Search Engine Optimisation Starter Guide (by Google)

If you haven’t seen it already, I would highly recommend that you watch this interview with Matt Cutts, who is in charge of Google’s Web Spam team. Unless I am mistaken, the point of the video was to clear the air between Google and SEO professional, following Google’s decision to remove certain keyword data from […]