Google Patents 2016

Google Patents 2016 AUTHENTICATION SPECIFIC DATA METHOD FOR SLICED INPAINTING INTELLIGENT CONTROLLER PROVIDING TIME TO TARGET STATE HVAC CONTROL SYSTEM ENCOURAGING ENERGY EFFICIENT USER BEHAVIORS IN PLURAL INTERACTIVE CONTEXTS Non-Canting VCM-Actuated Autofocus STREAMLINED UTILITY PORTALS FOR MANAGING DEMAND-RESPONSE EVENTS METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DEVELOPING AN INSTANT MESSAGING NETWORK Phased Array Antenna Self-Calibration MOBILE USER INTERFACE … Continue reading “Google Patents 2016”

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”

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”

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: How This Works w+CAIQICI LONDON ABCDEF + 1 = mystery letter = G base64 LONDON = TG9uZG9u Result … Continue reading “Trick Google in to thinking you are searching from any location”

UKSBD Map Finder

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

Route Finder

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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”

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”

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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”

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     Note: New version can be found here – Google PageSpeed Insights Bookmarklet       Archive version 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 … Continue reading “Google 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”

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”

Google Patents July 16 2015

Google Patents July 16 2015 Patents assigned to Google on July 16th 2015 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTING A POWER EFFICIENT NETWORK INTERFACE PSTN / VoIP Communication System and Method STREAM CACHING FOR AUDIO MIXERS SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING VIDEO ENCODING FOR SCREEN-SHARING APPLICATIONS ENCODING AND DECODING TECHNIQUES FOR REMOTE SCREEN SHARING OF MEDIA … Continue reading “Google Patents July 16 2015”

Google Patents July 9th 2015

Google Patents July 9th 2015 Patents assigned to Google on July 9th 2015 APPLICATION INSTALLATION SYSTEM AND METHOD Media-Related Trends CONTENT DIRECTION BASED ON CUMULATIVE USER COST PRODUCT AVAILABILITY NOTIFICATIONS IMAGERY CAPTURE SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTEXTUAL CALLER IDENTIFICATION DYNAMICALLY SIZING CHUNKS IN A PARTIALLY LOADED SPREADSHEET MODEL CHANGING A CACHE QUEUE BASED ON USER … Continue reading “Google Patents July 9th 2015”

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”

Patents Assigned to Google June 25, 2015

Patents Assigned to Google June 25, 2015 Find the latest patents assigned to Google inc. in 2015 Identifying an Entity Associated with Wireless Network Access Point SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING A VIDEO STREAM TRAFFIC ENGINEERING FOR LARGE SCALE DATA CENTER NETWORKS Detecting Network Devices Methods and Systems for Switching Between Clocks Control Methods and … Continue reading “Patents Assigned to Google June 25, 2015”

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:  

Patents Assigned to Google June 18, 2015

Patents Assigned to Google June 18, 2015 Find the latest patents assigned to Google inc. in 2015 Apparatus and Method for Ascertaining the Operating Hours of a Business SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING A BOUNDARY OF A GEOGRAPHIC AREA SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING A GEOMETRIC FOOTPRINT OF A POINT OF INTEREST CALCULATING AND BROADCASTING … Continue reading “Patents Assigned to Google June 18, 2015”

Patents Assigned to Google June 11, 2015

Patents Assigned to Google June 11, 2015 Find the latest patents assigned to Google inc. in 2015 RIGID FLEX CIRCUIT BOARD REMINDERS BASED ON DEVICE PROXIMITY USING BLUETOOTH LE Crowdsourced Signal Propagation Model Selecting Camera Pairs for Stereoscopic Imaging SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CALCULATING EPIPOLAR CONSTRAINTS BETWEEN GENERALIZED CAMERAS LOCAL REAL-TIME FACIAL RECOGNITION Method and … Continue reading “Patents Assigned to Google June 11, 2015”

Find the Latest Patents Assigned to Google

Find the Latest Patents Assigned to Google Google Patents 2017 ACOUSTIC KEYSTROKE TRANSIENT CANCELER FOR SPEECH COMMUNICATION TERMINALS USING A SEMI-BLIND ADAPTIVE FILTER MODEL VOICE RECOGNITION SYSTEM Scrolling Interstitial Advertisements Non-Line-of-Sight Radar-Based Gesture Recognition Radar-Based Gesture-Recognition through a Wearable Device Clustering of Geo-Tagged Media USING ACTIVITY PROFILES Remedying Power Drain via a Coverage Map CALL … Continue reading “Find the Latest Patents Assigned to Google”

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

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”

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+”

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”

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”

Devil Worshipers in South Warwickshire

Be careful out there folks, I’ve heard that a couple of devil worshipers have been spotted in Stourton, South Warwickshire For your own safety, please do not approach them. Probably best to give them a small offering to distract them from evil if they approach you. Sweets, chocolate or cake will probably do the trick … Continue reading “Devil Worshipers in South Warwickshire”

Google+ Widget and Badge

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?

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”

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”

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 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”

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?”

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”

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

Terry Simmonds : About : Photos : Videos : plusones : Review      

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+”

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”

Google Traffic Calculator

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 … 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

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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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