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  1. Penrod Shero Back in The SEO Hero Challenge – It was a Hoax
    Penrod Shero Back in The SEO Hero Challenge – It was a Hoax Following on from my post yesterday Penrod
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  2. Penrod Shero Disqualified From SEO Hero Challenge
    Penrod Shero Disqualified From SEO Hero Challenge I guess it was kind of inevitable really, it was fun whilst it
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  3. The Mild Mannered Janitor
    The Mild Mannered Janitor It’s nearly time! Less than a month to go and the bubble still seems to exist
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  4. SEO Hero Cats v SEO Hero Rabbits
    SEO Hero Cats v SEO Hero Rabbits I see the SEO Cats are doing the rounds again. Don’t people realise
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  5. SEO Hero Hijacking of beanseohero.com Just a Mistake
    SEO Hero Hijacking of beanseohero.com Just a Mistake Looks like the person (or team) behind the SEO Hero 302 hijacking
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  6. What does WiX mean by account name SEO Hero Challenge Admin
    What does WiX mean by account name SEO Hero Challenge I Just received the following email from WiX in reference
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  7. SEO Hero Tip 34 Don’t use up all your Crawl this URL and its direct links requests
    SEO Hero Tip 34 Don’t use up all your Crawl this URL and its direct links requests With less than
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  8. Post 2 with a mobile
    My daughter is watching Jo Jo in my office so I have been banished to the lounge and judge Judy.
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  9. Send SEO Hero Feedback to Google
    Send SEO Hero Feedback to Google Google asked me to send feedback when searching for SEO Hero I thought this
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  10. Lamborghini SUV Spotted in Stratford-upon-Avon
    Lamborghini SUV Spotted in Stratford-upon-Avon Lamborghini Urus SUV Driving through Stratford on Thursday I spotted a really well wrapped motor
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  11. Did French Hackers attempt to leak the Penrod Shero SEO Hero to seoheroleaks
    Did French Hackers attempt to leak the Penrod Shero SEO Hero to seoheroleaks We set up a private page last
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  12. Which WiX Package is needed to build a SEO Hero site like giftedseohero giftedseohero.com
    Which WiX Package is needed to build a SEO Hero site like giftedseohero The WiX entry in the SEO Hero
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  13. WiX SEO Hero is Dead
    WiX SEO Hero is Dead Any prizes for the title 🙂 Penrod has decided that this week will be Clickbait
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  14. Has the SEO Hero Challenge Been Cancelled?
    Has the SEO Hero Challenge Been Cancelled? With the deadline for SEO Hero Competitors having to grant Analytics and Search
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  15. What does WiX mean by administrative rights
    What does WiX mean by administrative rights SEO Hero Analytics Search Console A ruling in the WiX SEO Hero Challenge
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  16. What Hope Do Non USA SEO Heroes Have In SEO Hero Competition?
    What Hope Do Non USA SEO Heroes Have In SEO Hero Competition? When I initially joined the SEO Hero Challenge
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  17. SEO Hero Competition Reveals Old Stomping Grounds
    SEO Hero Competition Reveals Old Stomping Grounds at Plurk If there’s one good thing about the SEO Hero Competition and
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  18. Why Has Penrod Shero Got So Many Links
    Why has Penrod Shero Got So Many Links And Is It Black Hat? The nosey out there who check other
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  19. What Has The SEO Hero Contest Done To Sim64.co.uk ?
    What Has The SEO Hero Contest Done To Sim64.co.uk ? One of the 1st things I did when the SEO
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No More SEO Hero

Has The WiX SEO Hero Challenge Been Terminated Early With the total lack of interest that WiX are showing in the SEO Hero Contest I’m beginning to wonder Has The WiX SEO Hero Challenge Been Cancelled

SEO Hero Competition Half Way Point What Have We Learnt?

SEO Hero Competition Half Way Point Half Way Point of The SEO Hero Competition and what have we learnt? I’m not 100% sure but I think we are at just about the half way stage of the SEO Hero Challenge. 2 months in and the results are still really strange, with sites coming and going, … Continue reading “SEO Hero Competition Half Way Point What Have We Learnt?”

UK Small Business Directory Scam

UK Small Business Directory Scam I had someone contact me today letting me know the UK Small Business Directory Scam is still active. Apparently small business owners are being called and told they owe money for being registered in UK Small Business Directory. This has been going on for 3 or 4 years now with … Continue reading “UK Small Business Directory Scam”

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Latest Feeds Displays the latest feeds from numerous websites. Home UKSBD AHIFC AS CS GD NRAC SIM64 SIM64 tmt V1 V1

SEO Hero Diary

Penrod Shero SEO Hero Diary 1st 5 weeks of the SEO Hero Challenge as recorded by Penrod Shero Week: 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 Day: 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : … Continue reading “SEO Hero Diary”

Who is Penrod?

Who is Penrod?

Hex Dec Converter

Hex Dec Converter and Dec Hex Converter for Large Numbers Use the Hex Dec converter to convert from Hexadecimal to Decimal Use the Dec Hex converter to convert from Decimal to Hexadecimal See full version at Hex Dec Converter and Dec Hex Converter for Large Numbers Hex Dec Converter Enter Number Dec Hex Converter Enter … Continue reading “Hex Dec Converter”

Google Patents August 2016

Patents assigned to Google 18/08/16 Curved Image Sensor for a Curved Focal Surface SEMANTIC FRAME IDENTIFICATION WITH DISTRIBUTED WORD REPRESENTATIONS SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INFERENTIAL SHARING OF PHOTOS Using Alternate Words As an Indication of Word Sense CONTEXT SENSITIVE INPUT TOOLS SMALL SCALE INTEGRATION TEST GENERATION TRANSPARENT HARDWARE-ASSISTED MEMORY DECOMPRESSION METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGING … Continue reading “Google Patents August 2016”

Tradesmen Directory Offering Free Tradesmen Advertising

Tradesmen Directory Offering Free Tradesmen Advertising I had a good look through one of my business directory sites last week and noticed an increasing number of tradesmen registering their details. With this in mind I created a new section grouping them all together in to more rellevant categories and set up a new Tradesmen Gallery … Continue reading “Tradesmen Directory Offering Free Tradesmen Advertising”

Kashflow stops you getting bollockings from your accountant – 2015 Kashflow Promo Codes Released

Kashflow stops you getting bollockings from your accountant UPDATE – Kashflow Business Plan Now Only £10 per Month – Sole Trader and small business plans from £5 per month – Business + Payroll plans £15 per month The 2014 Kashflow Promo Code may stop you getting bollockings from your accountant Take advantage of a Free … Continue reading “Kashflow stops you getting bollockings from your accountant – 2015 Kashflow Promo Codes Released”

Pest Control Warwickshire

Pest Control Warwickshire Pest Control Warwickshire Ant Control Warwickshire Bed Bug Control Warwickshire Cluster Fly Control Warwickshire Cockroach Control Warwickshire Flea Control Warwickshire Mole Control Warwickshire Mouse Control Warwickshire Rabbit Control Warwickshire Rat Control Warwickshire Squirrel Control Warwickshire Wasp Nest Removal Woodworm Treatment Specialists Warwickshire by Terry Simmonds

Trick Google in to thinking you are searching from any location

Trick Google in to thinking you are searching from any location Enter any location below to trick Google in to thinking you are searching from that location. Enter Search Phrase: Enter Search Location: Number of Results Displayed:  

Longer School Hours For Secondary School Pupils Compulsory in Budget 2016

Longer School Hours For Secondary School Pupils Compulsory in Budget 2016 Where a secondary school provides longer school hours it will be compulsory for pupils to attend “And for secondary schools we’re going to fund longer school days for those that want to offer their pupils a wider range of activities, including extra sport. It … Continue reading “Longer School Hours For Secondary School Pupils Compulsory in Budget 2016”

UKSBD Map Finder

UKSBD Map Finder Enter Business Name and Location: Free Map Finder provided by UKSBD using Google Maps API  

Route Finder

Enter Starting Point:

SEO Tips 2016

SEO Tips 2016 SEO Tips 2016 : SEO Tips 2016 : SEO Tips 2016 : SEO Tips 2016 : SEO Tips 2016 SEO Tips 2016

Katie Hopkins Online Booze Calculator App

Katie Hopkins Online Booze Calculator App Let’s be careful out there folks – You never know who you might wake up next to! The Original Katie Hopkins Online Booze Calculator App It’s that time of the year again – Let’s be careful out there folks! Online Booze Calculator Katie Hopkins Would you or wouldn’t you? … Continue reading “Katie Hopkins Online Booze Calculator App”

Google Authorship and rel=author an Alternative Opinion

Google Authorship and rel=author an Alternative Opinion More and more people are noticing that the Google Structured Data Testing Tool is verifying Google+ Pages as authors. Most people will tell you the SDTT shows that result because the SDTT is broken and not accurate, I tend to disagree though. The reason I disagree is because … Continue reading “Google Authorship and rel=author an Alternative Opinion”

Add your Most Memorable Christmas Moments to a Google Map

Add your Most Memorable Christmas Moments to a Google Map A simple Google map editable by anyone to add your most memorable Christmas moment to. After adding your memorable Christmas moment, share the map all around and let’s see how many memorable moments we can list before Christmas 2015. Instructions: Click Here to add your … Continue reading “Add your Most Memorable Christmas Moments to a Google Map”

How to find your Google Reviews in the New Google Plus

How to find your Google Reviews in the New Google Plus Prior to the new Google Plus that was launched in Mid November 2015 you could send visitors direct to a review form on your Google Local page by adding /?review=1 to the end of your Google Local URL. It appears you can no longer … Continue reading “How to find your Google Reviews in the New Google Plus”

Create A Google Review Button

Create A Google Review Button Now that Google have stopped the trick of adding ?review=1 to the end of Google Local URLS to direct people to Reviews I have created a new Google Reviews Button Generator. You can create your own customized Google Review Button here Create A Google Review Button Below is a demonstration … Continue reading “Create A Google Review Button”

Spooky Kids

Spooky Kids

How do make Google display an image of an angry duck?

How do make Google display an image of an angry duck? Top duck shows you how to do it This posts demonstrates how you how Top Duck feels at the moment What you have to do to see an image of an angry duck Upload an image of a duck Create a post about an … Continue reading “How do make Google display an image of an angry duck?”

How do you get jump links showing in Google?

How do you get jump links showing in Google Advice on how to get your jump links showing in the Google results This posts demonstrates how you can get jump to links showing in the search engine results pages. What are jump links Instructions for setting up Jump Links Showing jump links in Google How … Continue reading “How do you get jump links showing in Google?”

Using Google to Identify Salient Entities

Using Google to Identify Salient Entities Will Google provide an advanced search operator to help identify Salient Entities? We have related: for similar websites, used to have tilde ~ for synonyms, define: can be used for discovering more synonyms, there is a Google Similar Pages Chrome Extension (similar to related:) but will we get a … Continue reading “Using Google to Identify Salient Entities”

Most Popular Star Wars Toys 2015

Most Popular Star Wars Toys 2015 Find Star Wars Toys: Alternativey, Select Your Favourite Star Wars Toys of 2015 From Below Star Wars Darth Vader Ultimate FX Lightsaber Toy Star Wars Rebels Stormtrooper Blaster Star Wars Sphero BB-8 Droid LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon Star Wars X-Wing Fighter Vehicle Star Wars Yoda Star Wars Chewbacca … Continue reading “Most Popular Star Wars Toys 2015”

Top 10 Christmas Presents

Star Wars Toys Lego Star Wars Interactive Tracy Island Skate and Sing Elsa i-Que Intelligent Robot Little Live Pets – Clever Keet My Friend Freddy LeapPad Platinum Wii U VTech Toot Drivers Super RC Raceway Lego City Deep Sea Exploration Vessel Nerf Modulus Pie Face Chad Valley 3 Storey Summer Winter Dolls House Barbie Style … Continue reading “Top 10 Christmas Presents”

Spades Retired on MSN Games Zone

Spades Retired on MSN Games Zone No more Spades at the Zone 🙁 “This game was retired in October 2015 and is no longer supported. Visit the Multiplayer Games page for information on new multiplayer games we are launching in the coming weeks!”   The end of an era – or will Spades be back … Continue reading “Spades Retired on MSN Games Zone”

Is Ed Straker the new head of VW?

Is Ed Straker the new head of VW? Last seen chugging down the autobahn in a SHADO 2

Painting Like a Woman

Painting like a Woman – Painting like a Girl #paintinglikeagirl #paintinglikeawoman Could somebody please send me a photo of a nice fluffy kitten, I’m going to have a go at Painting like a Woman #paintinglikeawoman Better still, a fluffy kitten and a My little Pony rainbow Pony I might then go the whole hog and … Continue reading “Painting Like a Woman”

SEO Keyword Checker

SEO Keyword Checker The Sim64 SEO Keyword Checker helps you find keywords and key phrases related to the category you select. Use drop down arrow to select category and find keywords related to that category.

Google Cached Snapshot Checker 2015

Google Cached Snapshot Checker View Google Cached Snapshot of Page Enter full URL   View Text Only Google Cached Snapshot of Page Enter full URL   View Source of Google Cached Snapshot of Page Enter full URL  

Google PageSpeed Insights Bookmarklet

Google PageSpeed Insights Bookmarklet A super quick way to check web pages using Google PageSpeed Insights Drag the following link to your bookmarks bar and use it to test web pages you visit with Google PageSpeed Insights Bookmarklet PageSpeed Insights Bookmarklet  

SEO Services and Advice

SEO Services and Advice Sim64 has been providing SEO services (search engine optimisation services) since 2001 We now provide a range of SEO services and SEO training packages devised to help you learn SEO yourself and teach you the basics of how to create websites that rank high in search engines. With this knowledge you … Continue reading “SEO Services and Advice”

Clickable Phone Number in Meta Description in Google Results

Clickable Phone Number in Meta Description in Google Results Never noticed this before, but When using Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 a telephone number in the meta description becomes a clickable link in the Google results pages.

JSON Generator for Local Businesses

JSON Generator for Local Businesses I created a very simple JSON Generator this morning that creates JSON mark-up for local businesses. Fill in your details to create your JSON mark up Business Name: Street Address: Town or City: County: Postcode: Business Category: Telephone Number: Website: The mark-up created can then be simply copied and pasted … Continue reading “JSON Generator for Local Businesses”

Find Related Keywords

Find Related Keywords with our SEO Keyword Checker The Sim64 SEO Keyword Checker helps you find keywords and key phrases related to the category you select. Keywords Related to 3D Visualisation Keywords Related to Abba Tribute Acts Keywords Related to Access Consultants Keywords Related to Access equipment Keywords Related to Accident Investigators Keywords Related to … Continue reading “Find Related Keywords”

Google +1 Checker

Google +1 Checker Enter any URL in the Google +1 Checker to see how many Google +1’s it has received.

Google Route Planner

Google Route Planner Plot your route between locations. Starting Point: Ending Point : Select Mode of Transport CarRail/BusWalking     VIA SIM64 Starting Point: Ending Point : Select Mode of Transport CarRail/BusWalking     Business Name:       Route between UKSBD offices Direction Map Demo: CV36 5HG Location Map Postcode Demo: CV36 5HG Location … Continue reading “Google Route Planner”

How Google Search Should Be

How Google Search Should Be – Make Google Better

Is this the end of Google+

Is this the end of Google+ The end of Google+ August 02, 2015 by Terry Simmonds

How to create JSON Markup for Local Business

How to create JSON Markup for Local Business Tips Before Creating JSON Markup A few brief tips before starting to create your JSON markup Ensure your markup lists names, addresses and phone numbers accurately. Ensure any citations you have gained are accurately using NAP details. Ensure you websites is connected to your Google Local Page … Continue reading “How to create JSON Markup for Local Business”

Friendly Referrer Spamming

Friendly Referrer Spamming Most webmasters now use some kind of statcounter or analytics package on their websites to track visitors and general hits. This can be used to your advantage when link building by using a watered down and more friendly version of referrer spamming. Basically you research the keywords you are targeting, analyse the … Continue reading “Friendly Referrer Spamming”

Google Cached Snapshot Checker

See the Google Cached Snapshot of Web Pages View Google Cached Snapshot of Page Enter full URL   View Text Only Google Cached Snapshot of Page Enter full URL   View Source of Google Cached Snapshot of Page Enter full URL    

Google Maps Business Search

The easier way to search for a business on Google Maps Business Name:  

Find the Latest Patents Assigned to Google

Find the Latest Patents Assigned to Google   17 U.S.C. § 403. Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office, www.uspto.gov Enter organization name   US Patent Search latest Google Patents Google Patents July 16, 2015   Google Patents July 9, 2015   Google Patents July 2, 2015   Google Patents June 25, 2015   Google … Continue reading “Find the Latest Patents Assigned to Google”

Feeds from various websites

A collection of feeds from various websites. All on one page Penrod Shero Podline UKSBD Sim64 NRAC V1 SEO V1 Sites

Will the big Larry Page and Sergey Brin fall out reduce Google Moonshots

Hearing stories that Larry Page and Sergey Brin have had a massive fall out due to – how can I put this politely – Sergey Brins fucking around. Will this falling out affect Google Moonshots? – only time will tell. Will the big Larry Page and Sergey Brin fall out reduce Moonshots

Find a Google+ Local Page with the CID number

If you do not know what a Google CID is use this one for a demonstration 796927302689910285 Google CID:  

Company Search

Company Search Enter Company Name: Search  

View Google Account

View Google Account Are Google trying to steer people towards visiting their Google account page? Possibly due to ICO pressure on privacy? – Google to change privacy policy after ICO pressure

Google+ Share Bookmarklet

Google+ Share Bookmarklet A super quick way to Share on Google+. Drag the following link to your bookmarks bar and use it to share any web pages you visit on Google+ Google+ Share Bookmarklet

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Google Rankings Affected by Searchers Internet Address

Google Rankings Affected by Searchers Internet Address For some time now the Google results have been biased to the location where the searcher is searching from. This can be set by user behaviour when signed in to Google, by Location settings in Google Search Tools, or when no other information is available, by the searchers … Continue reading “Google Rankings Affected by Searchers Internet Address”

See Your Local Listing in the Knowledge Graph for any Keyword

  See Your Local Listing in the Knowledge Graph for any Keyword Want to see your website and Google+ Local Listing top ranked on Google and featured in the Knowledge Graph? Enter Keyword:   Enter Keyword:   See How Your Local Listing Looks If you do not know what a Google CID is use this … Continue reading “See Your Local Listing in the Knowledge Graph for any Keyword”

Quick Review Form for Local Google+ Pages

Send signed in Google+ Users direct to a Review Form of your local Google+ Page Just another little sim64 tool to help you get more reviews of your Google Places and Google+ Local Listings Example 100959782584091461213 Google+ Page ID number   Quick Review Form for Google Places Listings Alternative version using your Google Places ID … Continue reading “Quick Review Form for Local Google+ Pages”

Websites with the most Google +1’s

  http://www.youtube.com –   http://www.google.com –   http://mashable.com –   http://www.theguardian.com –   http://forbes.com –   http://www.huffingtonpost.com –   http://wired.com –   http://cnet.com –   http://google.co.in –   http://thenextweb.com –   http://www.theverge.com –   http://www.sony.com –   http://blogspot.com –   http://Imgur.com –   http://www.buzzfeed.com –   http://www.ebay.com –   http://linkedin.com –   http://cnn.com –   … Continue reading “Websites with the most Google +1’s”

Citations Booster

Citations Booster – Improving Local Citations The UK Small Business Directory today launched Citations Booster The UK Small Business Directory was one of the 1st UK directories to provide NAP citations for individual business listings using schema mark-up, and have now improved our semantic mark-up to also provide NAP Citations in JSON format. With trust … Continue reading “Citations Booster”

opstopreason

Opstopreason What does opstopreason mean? Update 10/04/2016 Looks like the BBC have used opstopreason again for the delay at the Tottenham vs Man U game opstopreason is apparently a coding error on the BBC website and is displayed when matches are delayed. Judging by the large increase in visitors to this page and the number … Continue reading “opstopreason”

How to use Google+ as a Google+ Page outside of Google+

How to use Google+ as a Google+ Page outside of Google+ In the 2+ years of Google+ I seldom see anyone provide clear instructions on how to use Google+ as a Google+ Page outside of Google+ – Confused? you needn’t be. Most of the instructions on using Google+ Pages you will read say to sign in to your Google+ Profile … Continue reading “How to use Google+ as a Google+ Page outside of Google+”

Google Panda Tips

Google Panda Tips and Advice I’ve just found this old post I made about the Google Panda update from 2011 —— Original Post SEO Tips Post The Google Panda Update I’ve previously posted my favourite SEO Tips for on-page optimisation and also my Top 10 SEO Tips when starting a new website, but thought it … Continue reading “Google Panda Tips”

Terry Simmonds Google Plus Jump Links

Another reason why I still use IE 🙂 10 = Terry Simmonds Story Section 24 = Terry Simmonds People Section 26 = Terry Simmonds Communities Section 9 = Terry Simmonds Education Section 11 = Terry Simmonds Basic Information Section 13 = Terry Simmonds Links Section 8 = Terry Simmonds Work Section 12 = Terry Simmonds … Continue reading “Terry Simmonds Google Plus Jump Links”

Bolux to Google

Just another random Google Captcha – Bolux to Google

Has Your Google Plus Account Been Compromised

Check if your Google Plus account has been compromised Username: Password: Check if any of your other Social Networking Accounts have been hacked or compromised Check Facebook Account : Check Google Plus Account : Check Gmail Account : Check Twitter Account : Check UKSBD Account : Check All Accounts. © 2015 – Another stunning foops … Continue reading “Has Your Google Plus Account Been Compromised”

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Quick way of finding recent listings in UKSBD

As much for myself as anyone else. 🙂 A quick way of finding recent listings in UK Small Business Directory and also a quick way of sorting by business category. A very simple RSS feed that list the latest 1000 entries and lists the business category they are in – UKSBD RSS Feed of recent … Continue reading “Quick way of finding recent listings in UKSBD”

Google+ Widget and Badge

How long before The Guardian overtakes Mail Online as most popular News Website

The Mail Online has tended to use titillation in the sidebar to keep it popular, but all the signs appear to show traffic to The Guardian is catching up with Mail Online at quite a rate. Sky.com also appears to be eating in to The Mail Onlines traffic, how long before The Guardian overtakes The … Continue reading “How long before The Guardian overtakes Mail Online as most popular News Website”

Using Google to Identify Salient Entities

Using Google to Identify Salient Entities Will Google provide an advanced search operator to help identify Salient Entities? We have related: for similar websites, used to have tilde ~ for synonyms, define: can be used for discovering more synonyms, there is a Google Similar Pages Chrome Extension (similar to related:) but will we get a … Continue reading “Using Google to Identify Salient Entities”

Will Google Acquire Wikipedia

A lot of people say never and because Wikipedia data is Open Source there is no reason to anyway, but the question is as valid now as ever Will Google Acquire Wikipedia?

Does anyone still use Movable Type

Does anyone still use Movable Type ?

Google+ Post Ads

Google+ Post Ads When you hover over the hover button for 2 seconds it opens up a Lightbox with a Google+ Post displayed in it. When you see these on your site for the 1st time and it is just too easy to hover over them unless you are aware of the AdSense guidelines.

Balancing the Panda – Google Panda Problems

Google Panda Update Balancing the Panda There have been a number of theories about what triggers the Google Panda effect, but the general consensus of opinion amongst the SEO community is that the primary reason for the Panda update to effect a website is thin, poor or duplicate content. For some time now one of … Continue reading “Balancing the Panda – Google Panda Problems”

Canonical Tag and HTML Validation

Canonical Tag and HTML Validation Canonical Tag and HTML Validation Canonical Tag and HTML Validation

Google Private Results

Ads on Google+

With Google Authorship gone the way of the dinosaur – Google to scrap Authorship display is it now just a matter of time before we see adds on Google+ ? Some may say it’s sometimes hard to distinguish between posts and ads already due to the amount of marketing posts on Google+ but will we … Continue reading “Ads on Google+”

The End of Google Authorship Displays

The End of Google Authorship Displays A number of people are saying that they are seeing changes in the Google results pages with less and less authorship information displayed, some are even saying all Google Authorship information has gone. Is the end of Google Authorship nigh and is the Google authorship display system about to … Continue reading “The End of Google Authorship Displays”

What to do when you lose the enthusiasm for SEO?

What to do when you lose the enthusiasm for SEO Looking back at some old sites this evening and I found one of the 1st sites that got me interested in SEO wheelchair-ramps.co.uk was registered in June 2001 which means I have been playing at SEO for over 14 years. I still remember being up … Continue reading “What to do when you lose the enthusiasm for SEO?”

Small Business Advertising with NAP Citations

UK Small Business Directory provides Small Business Advertising to any UK based small business. The UK Small Business Directory uses microdata formatting to help local businesses improve their NAP Citations and has over 1,000 business categories to select from, pages for all UK counties and pages for UK Postal towns. When registering in UK Small … Continue reading “Small Business Advertising with NAP Citations”

The Sim64 SEO Keyword Tool

The Sim64 SEO Keyword Tools helps you find keywords and key phrases related to the category you select. Select category and find keywords related to that category. 3D Visualisation Abba Tribute Acts Access Consultants Access equipment Accident Investigators Accommodation Accountants Acupuncture Adventure Sports advertising Advertising Agencies Aerial Installers Affiliate Marketing After School Activities Agriculture Air … Continue reading “The Sim64 SEO Keyword Tool”

Google 500. That’s an error google.co.uk

Google 500. That’s an error google.co.uk The server encountered an error and could not complete your request. If the problem persists, please report your problem and mention this error message and the query that caused it. That’s all we know.

Google precise location

Google Precise Location Are Google trying to get more people to use precise location? I see information about Google precise location is more prominent under the Google results, is this just another push by Google to get people to set their precise location when searching? “Get better results for your current location with Precise Location … Continue reading “Google precise location”

vCita Google Acquisition Getting Closer

Having had a good look around vCita I will be amazed if it isn’t another in a long list of Google acquisitions as it is such a great little tool. It seems a natural progression to Google Hangouts and the perfect way to integrate Hangouts, Google+ Business Pages and business websites. A lot of small … Continue reading “vCita Google Acquisition Getting Closer”

How to get more Google Reviews

Update – November 2015 The previous way of linking to Google Reviews no longer works, so I have created a new method. Enjoy 🙂 How To Create A Google Review Link Now that Google have stopped the trick of adding ?review=1 to the end of Google Local URLS to direct people to Reviews I have … Continue reading “How to get more Google Reviews”

Increase your Google+ Profile View Count

Find out how to increase your Google+ Profile view count Sim 64 have created a simple Google+ Profile Diagnosis tool that may help you discover why your Profile View count is lower than expected and also provides advice on how to improve your view count. Enter your Google+ Id number or Custom URL below https://plus.google.com/ … Continue reading “Increase your Google+ Profile View Count”

The ultimate guide to Google Authorship and Google Author Rank

The ultimate guide to Google Authorship and Google Author Rank Why improving your Google Author Rank will give you a warm fuzzy feeling and why it has never been more important to waffle away about nothing in particular. Contents What is Google Authorship What is Author Rank How Can I Improve my Author Rank Is … Continue reading “The ultimate guide to Google Authorship and Google Author Rank”

Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient part of Google Semantic Search

Is Google Using Pearson Correlation Coefficient as a Ranking Factor? Pearson Correlation Coefficient used in the Google algorithms as a Ranking Factor Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient part of Google Semantic Search Following on from last weeks post about the Google delegated authority evaluation system and primary authority and contributing authorities This weeks post is about … Continue reading “Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient part of Google Semantic Search”

Improve your NAP Citations with UK Small Business Directory NAP Citations

The UK Small Business Directory helps you improve you NAP Citations by displaying your contact details in semantic mark-up. UK Small Business Directory Shipston-on-Stour Warwickshire CV36 5HG 01608 685039 tj@sim64.co.uk www.uksmallbusinessdirectory.co.uk/ Local Business Directory providing NAP Citations to help you with local search. Register your business in the UK Small Business Directory to improve your … Continue reading “Improve your NAP Citations with UK Small Business Directory NAP Citations”

Google Publisher Rank Checker Google+

After months of deliberation Sim64 are proud to announce the launch of the Sim64 Publisher Rank Checker The Sim64 Publisher Rank Checker grades your Google+ Page between 0 and 100 based on a number of factors devised by Sim64. Find your Google Publisher Rank by entering the Google+ Id number or Custom URL of your … Continue reading “Google Publisher Rank Checker Google+”

Water Feature Specialists Warwickshire

We are thinking of having a nice water feature installed at our new house in Honington, Warwickshire. Probably something along the lines of a short meandering stream leading to a little pond, a nice water feature in the pond, small fountain maybe, then pump the water back to start (smaller raised pond) with a waterfall … Continue reading “Water Feature Specialists Warwickshire”

What does Promo Code mean on Kashflow and Where do I find a Kashflow Promo Code

When you see the Kashflow Free Trial Form (demonstration below) you will notice it says Promo Code. This may be prefilled or it may be empty. If you are wondering what the Kashflow Promo Code does? the answer is a number of things! When using the old Kashflow Classic it saved you £1 a month … Continue reading “What does Promo Code mean on Kashflow and Where do I find a Kashflow Promo Code”

New Kashflow Plans for 2014 from £5 a month or £10 a month for Business Plan

Google displaying longer descriptions in the results pages

Google displaying longer descriptions in the results pages I’ve noticed that the longer the search phrase you use the longer the description Google displays in the SERPs Are these longer descriptions always displaying like this or is it just another Google trial? Do others see these longer descriptions in Google results pages or only a … Continue reading “Google displaying longer descriptions in the results pages”

Pound World Online Shopping

I have a listing in one of my business directory sites for a business called Pound World Online All of a sudden my stats have shot up with loads of new visitors to the listing. It hasn’t been updated for a couple of years and hasn’t had this many visitors in the past. Anyone have … Continue reading “Pound World Online Shopping”

Amazing 3d effect 2 white lines on a gif

Amazing 3d effect 2 white lines on a gif Feb 26, 2014 by Terry Simmonds

Of Mice and Men Book

Of Mice and Men – Of Mice and Men tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers, who move from place to place in search of new job opportunities during the Great Depression in California, USA. Of Mice and Men has been a frequent target of censors for … Continue reading “Of Mice and Men Book”

Is this the face of Jesus on Google Maps?

Is this the face of Jesus on Google Maps? https://goo.gl/maps/JPVwO Any pilgrims intending to visit this holy site please do not park in our driveway. February 18, 2014 by Sim64

Jump links

Jump Link 1 Jump Link 2 Jump Link 3 Jump Link 4 Jump Link 5 Jump Link 1 Vestibulum id ligula semper, tristique augue a, aliquet lacus. Donec tempor dui leo, ut viverra arcu pulvinar sit amet. Etiam faucibus vestibulum ipsum id rhoncus. Sed quis ligula nec odio mattis blandit. Aenean dapibus, lorem ut ornare … Continue reading “Jump links”

How many Clichés do you need?

How many Clichés do you need? Sometimes the truth can be stranger than fiction. In response to the people who thought the message on UK Small Business Directory last week was genuine here is the truth rather than the piffle you have read elsewhere. In a forum I frequent somebody asked for a review of their new … Continue reading “How many Clichés do you need?”

Will Rob Titchener turn out to be a rat

We’ve already had a few hints, Not wanting Henry in the bed. Staying the night in Essex when away on business. It’s less than 2 months since Jess left, I wonder if the sound of little feet in the Jess household will get the rat scuttling back home?

Why do some working mums dislike Mumsnet?

Why do some working mums dislike Mumsnet? In response to somebody asking for a review of a website on UK Business Forums earlier in the week I posted a little message on one of my websites highlighting the fact his site could come across as a bit sexist. This message got picked up by someone … Continue reading “Why do some working mums dislike Mumsnet?”

I learnt a lesson today

I learnt a lesson today. There really are some sad, sad people out there 🙁 How many cliches do you need? Why do some working mums dislike Mumsnet? I’ll start this post by explaining my world is different to most If ever you watch one of those good old fashioned black and white Saturday matinees … Continue reading “I learnt a lesson today”

Mumsnet Translator Wanted by DH

Mumsnet Translator Wanted by DH I will start this post by saying I am not a mum I am apparently a DH with a DD, a DS and a OH who is a MNer Every now and then I like to pop in to Mumsnet to read about what to expect as my children grow … Continue reading “Mumsnet Translator Wanted by DH”

Diagnose Authorship Problems

I have updated the Sim64 Google Authorship Diagnosis Tool to take in to account how often a post is edited. This doesn’t have a great bearing on the overall Authorship Diagnosis but could be interesting for those who have recently seen their Google Authorship photo disappear from the Google results. Enter your Google+ Id number … Continue reading “Diagnose Authorship Problems”

Top 5 Google Authorship Tools

Google Authorship Tools A range of our favourite Google Authorship Tools Quite possibly the best Google Authorship tools you will find on sim64 1. Google Author Search The Sim64 Google Author Search Tool helps you find the online content which Google attributes to your Google+ Profile. Please note: Currently not working with custom URL’s use … Continue reading “Top 5 Google Authorship Tools”

Google Authorship Diagnosis

Have you lost your Google Authorship recently or are you having problems setting up Authorship so that your Google+ Profile photo shows in the Google results pages? This simple little tool diagnosis your Authorship and suggests what may be causing Authorship Photos to no longer display in the Google results pages. Diagnose Your Authorship Here … Continue reading “Google Authorship Diagnosis”

Will Google Acquire UMAN in 2014

With Google recently acquiring Nest Labs will it mean a Google acquisition of UMAN is a possibility in 2014?

The Heating Engineer Who Came In From The Cold

Some tradesmen moan about the costs of advertising in the paper directories – but still do it. Some tradesmen moan about the pressure to list in trade directories – but still do it. Some tradesmen say social networking is a complete waste of time and effort – And spend hours chatting to their mates on … Continue reading “The Heating Engineer Who Came In From The Cold”

Sim64 Google +1 Checker Tool

The Sim64 Google +1 Checker tells you how many Google +1’s a URL has received. Google +1 Checker Enter URL in below box to see how many Google +1’s it has received

Someone tell the Content Marketers It’s only a washing machine not War and Peace

Someone tell the Content Marketers It is only a washing machine not War and Peace It may be only a frigging washing machine to you and me but that’s not good enough for Content Marketers and Google. No, in this day and age where content is seen as king and content marketing is the buzz … Continue reading “Someone tell the Content Marketers It’s only a washing machine not War and Peace”

Keyword Finder – Find the keywords related to a category

The Sim64 Keyword finder uses the keywords actually entered by SEO Experts, Marketing Experts and Business Owners related to specific business categories Use the Sim64 SEO Keyword finder to help you find keywords and key phrases related to the category you select. Select category and find keywords related to that category. Abba Tribute Acts Access … Continue reading “Keyword Finder – Find the keywords related to a category”

Christmas Shopping Online No Thank You Not In My World

Christmas Shopping Online No Thank You Not In My World I’ll start this post by explaining something, my world is different to most peoples. If ever you watch one of those good old fashioned black and white Saturday matinees The Enchanted Cottage being a prime example, that’s my world. Well here’s an old blog post … Continue reading “Christmas Shopping Online No Thank You Not In My World”

Google+ Profile Widget

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A quick demonstration of the power of a Google+ Page

A quick demonstration of the power of a Google+ Page. How to move a website from position #15 – #20 in Google to position #1 in less than 10 minutes. This demonstration showed that we could move a website that was towards the bottom of page 2 in Google to number 1 in Google in … Continue reading “A quick demonstration of the power of a Google+ Page”

6 Granby Road Honington Shipston-on-Stour Warwickshire

Granby Road Honington 6 Granby Road Honington Shipston-on-Stour Warwickshire CV36 5AB  

A Christmas Shopping Tale

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Why did you click that link?

The problem with short URL’s within Social Networks You have little idea where they will take you until you click them. by Terry Simmonds

YouTube 500 Internal Server Error

500 Internal Server Error Sorry, something went wrong. A team of highly trained monkeys has been dispatched to deal with this situation. If you see them, show them this information: What’s all that about? by Terry Simmonds

Advanced Google+ Badge with Activity Feed

I have now combined the Google+ Badge with the Google+ Activity Feed by Mike Moore to create these new advanced Google+ Badges. V1 SEO

Is /app/basic/s Missing from Google robots.txt

Is /app/basic/s Missing from Google robots.txt Have Google made a mistake by omitting /app/basic/s Missing from the Google robots.txt After seeing a number of Google+ search results in the organic results I noticed that Google are not blocking /app/basic/s in their robots.txt Site search shows the potential problem https://www.google.com/search?q=site:https://plus.google.com/app/basic/s https://plus.google.com/app/basic/s/Terry+Simmonds https://plus.google.com/app/basic/+TerrySimmonds/posts/ November 2, 2013 by … Continue reading “Is /app/basic/s Missing from Google robots.txt”

Oops… the system encountered a problem (#500) – Retrying in 1s… Google+

UPDATE 24/01/14 Whole of Google+ Down – Database backed up to 21 January 2014. The Reason Why Google+ was down http://googleblog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/todays-outage-for-several-google.html Apps Status Dashboard http://www.google.com/appsstatus#hl=en&v=status&ts=1390591311985 Oops… the system encountered a problem (#500) – Retrying in 1s… Google+ Errors just before big announcement Big Google+ announcement coming soon and Google+ starts giving an error Oops… the … Continue reading “Oops… the system encountered a problem (#500) – Retrying in 1s… Google+”

Towbar Fitters Birmingham or Tow Bar Fitters Birmingham Will Hummingbird Help

Towbar Fitters Birmingham or Tow Bar Fitters Birmingham Does Google Know best when it corrects towbars to tow bars I’m updating a little website for some Towbar Fitters Birmingham but find that Google suggests using tow bars rather than towbars. Personally I tend to call them towbars much in the same way I call stairlifts … Continue reading “Towbar Fitters Birmingham or Tow Bar Fitters Birmingham Will Hummingbird Help”

Is Google Using Pearson Correlation Coefficient as a Ranking Factor

Is Google Using Pearson Correlation Coefficient as a Ranking Factor Following on from last weeks post about the Google delegated authority evaluation system and primary authority and contributing authorities This weeks post is about Pearson Correlation Coefficient (r) I spoke last week about how primary authorities can pass on an evaluation score between -1 and … Continue reading “Is Google Using Pearson Correlation Coefficient as a Ranking Factor”

Semantic Search is about search and not results

Semantic Search is about search and not results There is a lot of talk about Semantic Search at the moment but what if Semantic Search was not about you? Semantic Search is a bit of a buzzword at the moment, even more so since the Google Hummingbird update. Semantic Search isn’t about you the website … Continue reading “Semantic Search is about search and not results”

What is The Perfect Page for SEO

With so much talk about Google Hummingbird, Google Penguin, Google Panda, Google Authorship, Google Semantic Search, etc. we ask what makes the perfect page for SEO in 2013 2014 What is required to create The Perfect Page for SEO as we come to the end of 2013 and start looking towards 2014 Keywords, Links, Anchor … Continue reading “What is The Perfect Page for SEO”

Google using Traffic Data as a ranking factor : Google Search Data Used in Knowledge Graph

Just found these old posts I made back in 2011 about Google using Search Data for Rankings Google using Traffic Data as a ranking factor Traffic Rating used in the Knowledge Graph Some old posts talking about Search data and traffic rating I made a couple of blog posts last year predicting that Google may … Continue reading “Google using Traffic Data as a ranking factor : Google Search Data Used in Knowledge Graph”

Google Traffic Calculator

Sim64 have devised a new SEO tool that calculates the amount of unique visitors based on the selected keyword for the position achieved in the Google SERPS’s for that keyword. Google Traffic Calculator Keyword: Position in Google: Amount of Traffic this keyword generates in 24 hours   Created on October 08, 2013 by Sim64 SEO … Continue reading “Google Traffic Calculator”

Familiarity Breeds Complacency

This isn’t Google+ you know!     Never let familiarity lull you in to a false sense of security!     Google+ Widget

Optimizing Google Maps

Optimizing Google Maps When is a Google Map not a Google Map Google Maps tend to be blocked from the Google index by the Google robots.txt Then why does a Google Maps listing rank high when searching for sim64? Quite simple really – this is an Optimized Google Maps Map 😉 View Sim64 SEO Division … Continue reading “Optimizing Google Maps”

Google Authorship Expert : Definition of a Google Authorship Expert

What is a Google Authorship Expert Definition of a Google Authorship Expert A person who has extensive skill or knowledge in a particular field. Google Authorship Expert Learn How to become a Google Authorship Expert Published on September 29, 2013 by Terry Simmonds

Home Brew Kit for Lager

Home Brew Starter Kit for Lager – 40 Pints When I was a lad I went through a phase of making my own lager with a little home brew kit. To be honest it could probably  be described as drinkable at the best. The main reason it was only just drinkable was due to the … Continue reading “Home Brew Kit for Lager”

20 Reasons Why to be Careful with Google+ Comments

DO NOT ADD THE GOOGLE+ COMMENTS SYSTEM TO YOUR OWN WEBSITES WITHOUT FIRST READING ABOUT THE IMPLICATIONS This is especially important if you intend using a WordPress Plugin. 1. You have very little control of who comments (no pre-moderation) 2. The Google+ Comment system displays Shares too 3. The Google+ Comment System is retrospective (any … Continue reading “20 Reasons Why to be Careful with Google+ Comments”

Google Authorship Dance

Video: Google Authorship Dance

What should a site owner do if they think they might be affected by Panda?

What should a site owner do if they think they might be affected by Panda?

Embedded Google+ Post Combined with Google+ Badge

Example Using cover photo and tagline with Google+ Badge To achieve this look just get the code for your Google+ Badge from https://developers.google.com/+/web/badge/. Set the badge as a portrait layout, set it to 440 wide then simply copy the code and position it above your embedded Google+ Post. (note: you also have options with the … Continue reading “Embedded Google+ Post Combined with Google+ Badge”

Who will be the 1st big name on Google+ to face copyright abuse claims

Will embedded Google+ Posts increase copyright abuse claims? Plagiarism has always been a big problem on the web and you often here webmasters and website owners complaining about their content being copied and reproduced across the web. Google+ encourages the sharing of web content, most webmasters don’t mind snippets of their content being shared in … Continue reading “Who will be the 1st big name on Google+ to face copyright abuse claims”

Google Rankings Checker Tool to find where you rank in Google

Google Rankings Checker Tool Sim64 have just discovered a great way of checking your rankings in Google. If you want to know where you appear in the the top 100 of Google for a specific keyword just follow the Google Rankings Checker Tool instructions below. Go to http://www.google.co.uk/ and underneath the Google logo you will … Continue reading “Google Rankings Checker Tool to find where you rank in Google”

UK Small Business Directory Reviews on Google+

UK Small Business Directory Reviews on Google+ Reach 86 4.9 Stars from 86 reviewers for UK Small Business Directory on Google+ This is an article about the Google+ Reviews received by UK Small Business Directory UK Small Business Directory is not just an online business directory. We also provide one to one or group training … Continue reading “UK Small Business Directory Reviews on Google+”

Why Was Of Mice and Men one of the Most Challenged Books of 21st Century

Why was Of Mice and Men one of the Most Challenged Books of 21st Century Of Mice and Men tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers, who move from place to place in search of new job opportunities during the Great Depression in California, USA. Of Mice … Continue reading “Why Was Of Mice and Men one of the Most Challenged Books of 21st Century”

Google Superstore to open in London

Google Superstore to open in London New £650m Google UK HQ at King’s Cross to include the first Google Superstore in London With Google moving more and more in to the hardware market surely it is only a matter of time before they open Google Stores to rival Apple Stores? Will the new £650m Google … Continue reading “Google Superstore to open in London”

How to become a Google Authorship Expert in 9 easy steps

Google Authorship Expert reveals the secret other Google Authorship experts tried to hide How to become a Google Authorship Expert We provide you with all the information you need on how to become a Google Authorship Expert. Read this page carefully – https://plus.google.com/authorship Read this page carefully – http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/relauthor-frequently-asked-advanced.html  Read this page carefully – http://www.google.com/insidesearch/features/authorship/index.html … Continue reading “How to become a Google Authorship Expert in 9 easy steps”

Horror Video Banned by YouTube for being too Scary

Video: Horror Video Video Banned by YouTube

Scariest Halloween Video Ever outside of YouTube

Video: Scariest Halloween Video Ever outside of Hell

Google+ Tips Tools and Tricks – Google+ Activity Widget

I updated my Google+ Tips Tools and Tricks section on sim64 today and will soon be adding an article about my Google+ Badge with Activity Feed I still find it hard to believe that after 2 years of Google+ Google still don’t provide a Google+ Activity Widget similar to the one I use as demonstrated below. … Continue reading “Google+ Tips Tools and Tricks – Google+ Activity Widget”

Location Calculator

UKBF Event Location Calculator N – W – A – B – C – D – Calculate Location

Random SEO Tips back on UKSBD

Random SEO Tips back on UKSBD A few months ago I was having a few problems with the blog sections of UK Small Business Directory so decided to remove them. Rather than just delete completely I just took the 2 directories of line. Jump forward a couple of months and with a bit more spare … Continue reading “Random SEO Tips back on UKSBD”

New Kashflow Promo Code 2013 – Update 2014 Kashflow Promo Codes

New Kashflow Promo Codes Update March 2014: New Kashflow Promo Codes and pricing structure announced for 2014 See more here – New Kashflow Plans for 2014 See more about Kashflow Promo Codes here – What does Promo Code mean on Kashflow and Where do I find a Kashflow Promo Code New Kashflow Promo Code 2013 … Continue reading “New Kashflow Promo Code 2013 – Update 2014 Kashflow Promo Codes”

Schema and SEO How to use schema markup to help with SEO

Schema and SEO by Terry Simmonds How to use schema markup to help with SEO Semantic Markup for SEO A brief introduction to semantic markup, schema and how it can aid you in SEO Schema and semantic markup is becoming more and more important especially as it increases CTR when appearing in the SERPs August … Continue reading “Schema and SEO How to use schema markup to help with SEO”

Google Places Demo

Irma Hadzimuratovic 30th July 1993

30th July 1993 a little 5 year old girl was in the wrong place at the wrong time Irma Hadzimuratovic was badly injured when a mortar shell Bosnian Serb troops hit a Sarajevo market place killing 15 people including her mother Irma Hadzimuratovic became the face of the Bosnian war for a few months after … Continue reading “Irma Hadzimuratovic 30th July 1993”

Member of the Google+ team has a bad day fuKaZZeZCM4

Whilst going through my stream on Google+ today the following post appeared as What’s Hot and Recommended https://plus.google.com/104103816567904098801/posts/fuKaZZeZCM4 Nothing particularly unusual about it until you closely look at the end of the URL – fuKaZZeZCM4 Surely it can’t just be a coincidence can it? Or has a member of the Google+ Team had a bad … Continue reading “Member of the Google+ team has a bad day fuKaZZeZCM4”

How to get jump links showing in the Google results

How to get jump links showing in the Google results Testing Jump Links in Google How to get jump links showing in the Google results and why the anchor text is important. Contents What are jump links Using the right anchor text in your jump links Will this jump link show in the Google results … Continue reading “How to get jump links showing in the Google results”

You say AuthorRank I say Author Rank Let’s call the whole thing off

Gerald Duck likes to think he has his fingers on the pulse of Google Authorship but even he flits between Author Rank, AuthorRank, Agent Rank and AgentRank when talking Google Authorship. As a leading figure in Google Authorship Gerald can associate with this problem as the same occurred with the Gerald Duck Rating System. The … Continue reading “You say AuthorRank I say Author Rank Let’s call the whole thing off”

Calculating length of sides of triangles

Angles and Side Calculation Dynamically Calculate angles and sides of right angled triangle (one angle is 90). This online calculator calculates right angled triangle angle and sides. Source: http://easycalculation.com/trigonometry/triangle-angles.php Calculating length of sides of triangles

Mangeur de Cigogne Competition 9 years on

Mangeur de Cigogne Competition Update: 19/11/2016 SEO Hero It looks like we may have a new SEO Contest. SEO Hero is the target phrase in the latest SEO competition set up by WiX I’ve set a little site up for it with pages for; 1. WiX SEO Hero Contest Rules Which provides a brief summary … Continue reading “Mangeur de Cigogne Competition 9 years on”

Hey, you're a Google TC!

Whilst visiting the Google+ help files today I received the following message “Hey, you’re a TC! If there’s a problem on this page, we’d love to hear it. Please use this form to contact the author directly.” I’m assuming a TC is a Top Contributor but does anyone know what criteria Google use when classing … Continue reading “Hey, you're a Google TC!”

Is brokencontrollers.com using your content to rank in Google

Is brokencontrollers.com using your content to rank in Google I see brokencontrollers.com are back to the old trick of using RSS Feeds to post other peoples content on to their site and making it look like forum posts again. They were up as high as approximately the 5,000th most popular website according to Alexa back … Continue reading “Is brokencontrollers.com using your content to rank in Google”

Will Google or Apple Buy Ordnance Survey

With Apple moving away from Google Maps in iPhone will they buy Ordnance Survey? Apple (United Kingdom) – iOS 6 – All-new, Apple-designed Maps with 3D views. “The Apple-designed Maps app has turn-by-turn spoken directions, interactive 3D views and a stunning Flyover feature. It’s the most powerful mapping service ever.” “Designed by Apple from the … Continue reading “Will Google or Apple Buy Ordnance Survey”

Bad Links – Sorry it isn’t you it’s me – Link Devaluation

Bad Links – Sorry it isn’t you it’s me – Link Devaluation There has been a lot of talk lately about bad links having a negative effect on websites. I am more inclined to think it is due to link devaluation rather than a bad backlinks effecting rankings. As I have said numerous times over … Continue reading “Bad Links – Sorry it isn’t you it’s me – Link Devaluation”

Selling the Big Issue as a career choice

Selling the Big Issue as a career choice I’ve always tried to support Big Issue sellers throughout the year, but just recently have been a little dismayed. The main reason beeing the same guy was always selling in the same place month on end and then a lady (who it turned out was his partner) … Continue reading “Selling the Big Issue as a career choice”

Shady SEO Tactics being used by Stratford Herald?

Hidden links on Stratford Herald Website? Do the owners of the Stratford-upon-Avon Herald know they have partially-hidden links on their website? Take a look at the website of our local newspaper The Stratford Herald – http://www.stratford-herald.com/ You may think you’ve gone back in time to 2007 when you look closely at the bottom of the … Continue reading “Shady SEO Tactics being used by Stratford Herald?”

Google+ Tips Tools and Tricks

Google+ Tips Tools and Tricks 5 of my favourite little Google Plus tools, tips and tricks that webmasters can use on their own websites. Self Hosted Google Plus Widget Google+ Search Box Google +1 Checker Google Plus Author Search Google Structured Data Testing Tool Button Google Author Rank Checker Find out more about each on … Continue reading “Google+ Tips Tools and Tricks”

SEO Tips

The SEO Tips you won’t find elsewhere Top 10 SEO Tips for 2High Rankings – The busty bra technique – Lift and separate: If you are going to interlink multiple websites be very careful about lifting and separating and don’t take shortcuts by lifting content from money sites and spreading it too thinly over feeder … Continue reading “SEO Tips”

2 Blogs on 1 Website for SEO

2 Blogs on 1 Website for SEO SEO Weasel and not SEO Lions I hear some of you say. The more observant may spot why and will notice SEO Weasel on one blog, Pigeons on another but all on the same website. The reason for this is that no matter how good WordPress is old posts can be … Continue reading “2 Blogs on 1 Website for SEO”

Google stopped crawling my website

Actually the title of this Post is a bit misleading, Google hasn’t stopped crawling my website, but it does appear as though Google has stopped crawling my homepage. The content on the sim64 homepage was changed nearly a fortnight ago but Google just doesn’t seem to want to update the cache and pick up the … Continue reading “Google stopped crawling my website”

Mangeur de Cigogne Competition 8 years this week

OK, so the content may have changed a bit but my old mangeur de cigogne competition page is still up. mangeur de cigogne was one of the early search engine optimization competitions where the object  was to rank highest for a made up phrase. The phrase mangeur de cigogne (“Stork eater” in English) was chosen … Continue reading “Mangeur de Cigogne Competition 8 years this week”

Irma Hadzimuratovic

I’ve blogged about Irma Hadzimuratovic a few times over the years. Most people won’t remember her and this isn’t helped by the fact if you go to the Irma Hadzimuratovic page on Wikipedia you are automatically redirected to a page about Operation Irma. I don’t know enough about Wikipedia to edit this, but please if … Continue reading “Irma Hadzimuratovic”

Top 10 UK Business Forums

Top 10 UK Business Forums After a thread about business forums in UKBF I decided to update my list of Top 10 Business Forums and now include a brief description of each forum and also stats about number of posts, threads, members etc. I also include information about membership levels and costs, how long each … Continue reading “Top 10 UK Business Forums”

Online advertising

I launched a new system to help UK small businesses improve their online presence today. When registering in the UK Small Business Directory business owners are provided with the option of having up to 3 pages on our sister site which provides Online Advertising They can display samples of products/services provided, display latest news, and … Continue reading “Online advertising”

Using Adwords for fun

A little game I have been playing for the past 3 or 4 years has been using Adwords for fun. I first started back in the days when I entered the various search engine optimisation competitions and have been doing it ever since. I normally keep an eye on news stories, announcements etc. and then … Continue reading “Using Adwords for fun”

Advertising on Number Plates V1 SEO

Advertising on Number Plates V1 SEO Personalised number plates are not only used by individuals they are being used more and more by businesses as a relativly cheap form of advertising. Take this example below The acronym SEO may not be that widely known yet, but more and more small business owners know that it … Continue reading “Advertising on Number Plates V1 SEO”

I think I've got Loukiaphobia

The Curse of Loukiaphobia You would fear her too if you knew her like I do! She is threatening me with a big stick if I don’t get her some Skittles on the way home.

Big Cat Sighted in Honington Warwickshire

In The Woods on The Welcombe Hills

Is the Will.i.am Smart Watch Real or Fake?

Is the Will.i.am Smart Watch real or fake?

New Kashflow Video and Latest Promo Code

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Black and White Minstrels Electro Velvet

Are they the modern day equivalent to the Black and White Minstrels on the Electro Velvet Eurovision Song Contest entry for the UK? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-31769776 Tweet Black and White Minstrels Electro Velvet

Is Criteo spying on you – The Guardian and John Lewis using Criteo

Is Criteo spying on you – The Guardian and John Lewis using Criteo What is Criteo ? “Criteo enables e-commerce companies to re-engage with website visitors who have left their site via retargeted personalized display ads. These ads are dynamically generated on-the-fly with product recommendations based on the visitor’s product-viewing history.” What does this mean … Continue reading “Is Criteo spying on you – The Guardian and John Lewis using Criteo”

Home Brew Lager Recipe and Instructions

Home Brew Lager Recipe 40 Pints of Home Brew Coopers Lager. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook time: 600 hours Ingredients: 1 Tin Coopers Home Brew Lager, Sugar Brewing Instructions: Warm malt and juice in sink of hot water Add 1 kettle of boiling water to bucket Add 1 bag of Sugar Empty can of Coopers … Continue reading “Home Brew Lager Recipe and Instructions”

Will Google buy Ordnance Survey of UK Government

Will Google buy Ordnance Survey of UK Government With google increasing the use of Google Maps, Google Earth, Google Streetview and the  recently launced Google Sat Nav how long will it be before we see Google buy Odnance Survey and start integrating definitive maps in to their maps? Imagine Google Maps accurately showing all public footpaths … Continue reading “Will Google buy Ordnance Survey of UK Government”

A Windy Day at Broadway Tower

After our trip a fortnight ago to the Welcombe Hills Monument and last weeks trip to Warwick Castle, we decided this week to take a walk up Broadway Hill,  the 2nd highest point in the Cotswold, to see Broadway Tower. It’s another of those places that  I had fond memories of  visiting as a kid, so was … Continue reading “A Windy Day at Broadway Tower”

Calmly degutting pears

Calmly degutting pears When I was back in school in about 1978, the teacher read a poem to us and I have always remembered it (to a degree) I was pretty sure it was called Social Studies by Michael Badwin, but after lots of googling I have never found it. It was basically about the … Continue reading “Calmly degutting pears”

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