* Skip to the end of the article if you want to learn how ‘Payday Uncle’ ranked number 1 in under 4 weeks for ‘payday loans’ in Google UK.
I’ve been doing a little research into the payday loan niche recently. Payday loan rankings are an extremely competitive arena littered with thin spammy affiliate sites with crappy loan conditions. Continue reading
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I wrote and published “101 SEO Secrets – Accelerate Your Online Marketing” way back in 2012 and sold a few hundred copies. Since then its been buried to the bottom of the Amazon store by hundreds of other SEO books, never to surface again. Instead of keeping all that work locked up in paper, I decided to share it with you all for lots of nice links, tweets and referral traffic.
That said, two years is a loooong time in the SEO field, so not all of it is still relevant. I’ll be tweaking this blog post over the coming months to bring it up to scratch. But still, you can’t say no to a free 24,000+ word book!
This is a brief outline on how I built a small blog on a new game idea from Markus Persson and generated a bucket load of traffic and Google rankings over a 6 month period, in my spare time. Continue reading
After seeing this moody movie scene from the kitchen window, I grabbed the camera and watched the situation unfold.
Note: Photos are originals, unedited or tweaked in PS. Click to open larger version.
Here’s how to start running (and eventually, start enjoying) with a heart rate monitor. You will become faster, lose some weight and generally feel awesome by training within your limits.
Just follow the steps below, which is mainly taken from Phil Maffetone, but with a few of my personal tweaks.
Disclaimer: This is my personal experience, I’m not qualified. Seek the advice of a qualified health professional before following the steps below. Continue reading
I have a little Apprentice addiction, and being a fellow SEO & digital marketing professional myself, enjoyed watching Mark Wright come through the process to win with his Climb Online (www.climb-online.co.uk) internet marketing agency proposal. Continue reading
App store optimization (ASO) is nothing new, but as with all search algorithms things are continually changing and new ranking factors emerge. Like many of the fundamental components to a digital marketing strategy, if you don’t have your finger on the pulse it can be easy to get lost in the details.
I’ve been a casual runner for the past 5 years, bouncing along in a trusty pair of Nike Air Pegasus. Like most runners, I’ve never ‘learnt’ how to run properly and as a result developed lazy form and technique, and have been injured. A lot. Firmly touching wood and not trying to tempt fate (I’ve been reluctant to even write about this) I’ve now been running, injury free, for 1 year. This post tells you how I’m doing it. Continue reading
Props to this post for the inspiration.
On the standard morning commute I’m sure many can relate to, the train pulls up and I settle into the regular ride to work. As soon as the train gets moving, I instinctively reach for the iPhone nestled in my front pocket. I unlock the screen and start the content consumption journey, a trip which can last anywhere from 5 to 45minutes. Continue reading
In 2008, a computer developer known by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto published a paper on the Internet detailing what he called an electronic cash system that could work independent of central authorities on a peer-to-peer basis. After his paper was released, other developers began work on creating Bitcoin clients and promoting the exchange of the new digital currency to consumers worldwide.