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[6 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

Google’s Matt Cutts Warns Against Buying Links (Way Back in 2007) With Google’s Penguin update, the search engine makes good on Matt Cutts’ 2007 statement that sites that purchase links may be penalized more in the future.

General, Headline, Hints and Tips, Webmaster »

[4 May 2012 | One Comment | ]

When building a website, many people try to take the shortest approach to victory. They throw up some pages, put second-rate content on them and then hope to start making money right away. In reality, this approach seldom works and then they start to get frustrated with the process. Those who find the most success in building a website typically aim to create an authority site. Authority sites typically receive the lion’s share of traffic from the search engines and have more credibility in the eyes of visitors. As a webmaster, you should care about your site authority and how [...]

Guides, Headline, Hints and Tips, Uncategorized »

[1 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

With so many people out there calling themselves web designers these days, it’s important to stand out from the crowd. Creating unique and effective websites requires not just an eye for design but a knack for choosing compelling photography and images as well. Potential clients will be most impressed if you can demonstrate a range of looks, laid out in a variety of interesting and creative ways. While stock photography is an easy method for accessing such imagery, it’s crucial to mix things up so that your work doesn’t wind up being a carbon copy of every other website out [...]

Hints and Tips, Topical »

[14 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Is it too good to be true?

I have been having a bit of fun lately taking the mickey out of a few people and products online. Some of the claims are simply astonishing and when logic prevails the claims fall to pieces. Now this blog is somewhat dedicated to searching for, and testing these products and systems that are available. That being the case its obvious I believe that some of the things online are worth buying (although its getting harder to find). But My God there is some serious rubbish online and enough gullible and optimistic webmasters to keep these completely useless and crappy products and services appearing online.

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[12 May 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Is investing money into websites, just another form of Gambling?

My partner often accuses me of “gambling” our money with my online ventures. And to be fair when I started out that was pretty
much exactly what I was doing. There are other areas which could also rightly be labelled gambling including forex markets, stocks, real estate, poker, horses and obviously Online Gambling. But there are thousands and probably millions of people who make full time incomes from these
activities and many earn lots more than regular folk.

Blogging, Hints and Tips, Technical »

[7 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Now I should mention when I refer to “blog”, I am in fact referring to the wordpress blog software. It is an amazingly adaptable, easy-to-use and SEO friendly platform that I use for almost all my sites. And after using wordpress for so many sites there are 7 steps I take every time when setting up a new blog.

Hints and Tips, Technical »

[4 Nov 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

Well if you are a regular reader you may of noticed a change in the website. That is that there is no longer any content. Well I am here to tell you I have had a security issue and lost the database with my 1200+ post.