TJ SEO Sim64

TJ’s SEO Story After over 15 years of SEO I thought it was about time I told the tale of how it all started and how I went from working 45 hours a week in a low paid job to being semi-retired with 2 mortgage free properties. As the story started with sim64.co.uk I’ve put… Read More

Top 10 SEO Tips

Top 10 SEO Tips to achieve high Google rankings 1. Page titles should be as descriptive as possible about the content of the page and include main keyword target of the page. 2. Headers should include target keyword of the page. 3. Content should be carefully considered and include the keyword and derivative keywords evenly… Read More

SEO Tips For Beginners

SEO Tips For Beginners Always remember a page is a page, a website is a website. To optimise a website you 1st need to optimise individual pages Treat each page as an individual project but keep them related and well structured. Site Structure and Navigation Individual well optimised pages need a good site structure and… Read More

SEO Tips Keep your navigation tight

SEO Tips Keep your navigation tight Just a quick demonstration of the nav bar used for low number pages South Warwickshire Drainage Specialists Drain Unblocking Warwickshire Drain Repairs Warwickshire Drain Surveying Warwickshire Drain Mapping Warwickshire

Google Mobile Friendly Test Checker

Google Mobile Friendly Test Checker Google Mobile Friendly Test Checker Instantly check if your pages are mobile friendly with our Google Mobile friendly Test Checker. URL:   Alternatively use our Mobile Friendly Test Bookmarklet Drag the following link to your bookmarks bar and use it to test if the web page you are currently on… Read More

Test Your AMP Pages Bookmarklet

Test Your AMP Pages Bookmarklet Instantly test if AMP pages validate with the Sim64 AMP Pages Bookmarklet Drag the following link to your bookmarks bar and use it to test the AMP page you are on. Test AMP Page Validates Alternatively: Check Pages Manually Enter full URL

Free SEO Advice

Free SEO Advice The Free SEO Advice fact sheet that SEO Companies wanted to see Banned SEO Advice to boost Google Rankings – The foundations for SEO Campaigns There are generally considered to be two types of SEO – On-page optimisation and off-page optimisation, the first part of this Free SEO Advice fact sheet concentrates… Read More

New Google Homepage 2018

New Google Homepage 2018 Is this how the new Google Homepage could look in 2018? Gmail   Images     Sign in Google Search Product Search Advertising   Business   About Privacy   Terms   Settings Or how bout Multiple Search Boxes on Google Homepage Please note: – this page is just set up for… Read More

How To Get More Google Reviews

How to get more Google Reviews on Google Maps and Google Local The ideal way to get more Google reviews is by creating your own Google Reviews Link which you can then display on your own website – See instructions on How to Create a Google Reviews Link below. Once you have created your Google… Read More

Translate Any Word or Phrase With Google Translate

Translate Any Word or Phrase With Google Translate Text to translate Translate From: Detect language Afrikaans Albanian Amharic Arabic Armenian Azerbaijani Basque Belarusian Bengali Bosnian Bulgarian Catalan Cebuano Chichewa Chinese Corsican Croatian Czech Danish Dutch English Esperanto Estonian Filipino Finnish French Frisian Galician Georgian German Greek Gujarati Haitian Creole Hausa Hawaiian Hebrew Hindi Hmong Hungarian… Read More

Google Business Finder

Google Business Finder Find a business on Google Maps Google Business Finder  

Shortcut to View the Google Cached Snapshot of Web Pages

See the Google Cached Snapshot of Pages The Google cached snapshots checker makes it easier to find the Google cached snapshot of any web page. Now with the 3 options; Full version of Google cached snapshot Text-only version of Google cached snapshot View the source of Google cached page 1. View Full Google Cached Snapshot… Read More

Google Tools Bookmarklets

Google Tools Bookmarklets Some of my favourite bookmarklets that I use to help check pages with Google tools faster. 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… Read More

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 Alternatively: You can check pages manually using our Google PageSpeed Insights checker. Google PageSpeed… Read More

Google Structured Data Testing Tool Bookmarklet

Google Structured Data Testing Tool Bookmarklet Instantly check the structured data of any page with the Google Structured Data Testing Tool Bookmarklet Drag the following link to your bookmarks bar and use it to test the Structured Data of the page you are on. Check Structured Data Alternatively: You can check pages manually using our… Read More

Mobile Friendly Checker Bookmarklet

Mobile Friendly Test Bookmarklet Instantly check the that your pages are mobile friendly with the Google Mobile friendly Test Bookmarklet. Drag the following link to your bookmarks bar and use it to test if the web page you are currently on is mobile friendly. Check if Mobile Friendly Alternatively: You can check pages manually using… Read More

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… Read More

SEO Hero Competition

What was the WiX SEO Hero Challenge The SEO Hero Challenge was a 2016/2017 SEO Competition organised by WiX where the aim was to rank highest in Google for the phrase SEO Hero SEO is an acronym for Search Engine Optimisation (Search Engine Optimization for our friends the other side of The Pond), and is… Read More

SERPs Competitions SEO Contests

SEO Competitions I took part in a number of SEO Competitions between 2003 and 2007 which I have listed below SERPs Competition SERPs was one of the first SEO Competitions I took part in. The SERPs Competition was organised and run by the members of the Usenet Newsgroup Alt.Internet.Search-Engines back in 2003 2004 The main… Read More

Nigritude Ultramarine SEO Competition

Nigritude Ultramarine SEO Competition Nigritude Ultramarine was an early SEO competition organised by SEO forum SearchGuild and sponsored by the Australian affiliate network Dark Blue (hence the title, Nigritude Ultramarine) The general idea of the Nigritude Ultramarine competition was to rank highest in Google for the keywords Nigritude Ultramarine on a specific end date. My… Read More

UK SEO Services and Search Engine Optimisation Advice

SEO Services 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 can then… Read More

SEO Tip of the Day Treat SEO like a game and have fun

SEO Tip of the Day Treat SEO like a game and have fun OK, so it’s not really an SEO Tip again, I seem to have this habit lately of sitting down to write my Daily SEO Tip but instead drifting of in to general waffle. Tonights SEO Tip waffle is about how much better and… Read More

Learn SEO Yourself and don’t fall for SEO Promises

Learn SEO Yourself and don’t fall for SEO Promises A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing I quite often hear from people who have previously been stung by SEO companies and naturally think that SEO is a scam. How to Help Yourself Rank Higher in Google The best way of combatting these SEO companies… Read More

Search For A SEO Hero In Your Country

Search For A SEO Hero In Your Country See who ranks highest for SEO Hero in each country Select Country United Kingdom USA Argentina Australia Belgium Brazil Bulgaria Canada China Denmark France Germany India Ireland Israel Italy Mexico New Zealand Philippines Poland Portugal Romania Russia South Africa Spain Sweden Switzerland SEO Hero in UK SEO… Read More

V7ndotcom Elursrebmem SEO Competition

V7ndotcom Elursrebmem SEO Competition This V7ndotcom Elursrebmem page has been moved on to WordPress and redirected from the old page. V7ndotcom Elursrebmem Competition The V7ndotcom Elursrebmem competition was one of the later SEO competitions organised by the SEO and Marketing forum V7N I never really took part in this one other than putting up a page which deliberately… Read More

Hexadecimal to Decimal

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 Hexadecimal number Dec Hex Converter… Read More

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:  

UKSBD Map Finder

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

New Minimalist Look for old Sim64 SEO Blog

New Minimalist Look for old Sim64 SEO Blog Whilst faffing around and clearing out a load of comment spam on the old Sim64 SEO Blog I decided to give it a bit of a revamp. Rather than using a new theme I decided to strip virtually everything out of TwentyEleven, set it as One-column with… Read More

Don’t forget the 2 post rule – SEO Tip

This is as much a reminder to me as anyone else –  The 2 Post Rule and SEO I sometimes get a bit excited when a new idea comes in to my head and the 2 post rule can go out of the window 🙁 When thinking straight I tend to use the 2 post rule better… Read More

The Internet

Do you want to buy something off me? Do you want to sell something to me? Do you want to share a great money making idea with me? Do you want me to give you some money making advice? Do you want to work together on a new project? Do you want to provide some… Read More

What has happened to the Autotrader website

What has happened to the Autotrader website I used to rank Autotrader as one of the best and most useful sites on the web I just went to look for a van though and the autotrader site is terrible now. I get script errors that make the site really slow or freeze the pages, when… Read More

Sim64 SEO Services are Moving

The SEO Division of Sim64 will soon be moving to a secondary location in Honington. View Sim64 SEO Division in a larger map http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&t=h&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=217178022052436080793.0004d197f3239f38801f0

My First Turkey – £33.54 for an effing Turkey

I’ve never liked turkey that much, instead I prefer a nice duck, rib of beef, rack of lamb or even a chicken for Christmas Dinner. This year though I thought we would have a change and have a traditional turkey with all the trimmings. Having never bought a turkey before I thought I could just… Read More

Jim Boykin buys WMW Webmaster World

Jim Boykin buys WMW Webmaster World link by Jim Boykin Official press release here: link

Calmly degutting pears : Social Study by Michael Baldwin

Calmly Degutting Pears : Social Study by Michael Baldwin Update: 20/02/14 Michael Jesse Baldwin, poet and novelist, born 1 May 1930; died 3 February 2014 Michael Baldwin obituary on The Guardian My original post It must have been 4 or 5 years ago when I made a little blog post asking if anyone could remember… Read More

Holiday season must be near Google is fluxing again

I’m seeing lots of talks on the SEO Forums about the latest Google updates and all the signs are there that another Google Flux is just around the corner just in time for the holiday season. On a side note it looks as though the new extension should finally start in the new year which… Read More

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NUMBER 1 SEO TIP POST PENGUIN AND PANDA What a load of old tosh You won’t find me on just any old SEO page.

Will BT Broadband cope with the Olympics

With so much of the Olympics being online will Internet providers BT Broadband in particular cope with the extra usage. Although it was never confirmed my BT Broadband appeared to play up far more than usual and was far more sluggish than usual during the Football World Cup. Will it be the same with so… Read More

We are Great Britain at the Olympics not United Kingdom

Come on Google pull your fingers out. Without going in to the politics of it all, we are known as Great Britain (GBR) not United Kingdom (UK) at the Olympics. Google list Great Britain as United Kingdom in Olympics Medal table. Source: https://www.google.co.uk/campaigns/olympics/index.html

Google sponsor Mens 100m final at London Olympics

Surely this can’t be true – Google sponsor Mens 100m final at London Olympics Is the Gold medal for the men’s 100m Olympic final really going to be replaced by a Google Chrome medal? And are Sergey Brin and Larry Page really going to be presenting the 100m medals? More here – Google sponsors Olympic 100m… Read More

SEO Competitions to rank highest in Google

Hard to believe but 8 years ago sim64 was my strongest website and would rank for virtually anything I targeted at the drop of the hat. I was using it for affiliate work, as a SEO testing site and it was also one of the main sites I used in the SEO Competions like SERPs, Nigritude… Read More

Tonights waffling is bought to you courtesy of a bottle of Carlos Rodriguez Rioja Joven 2010

Just started my 3rd glass of which is possibly the nicest wine I have had this year. I’m not that much of a wine drinker and my knowledge of wine is non existent but I do know I am really enjoying this bottle of Carlos Rodriguez Rioja. It’s not often I buy wine as I… Read More

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Will Google+ Create a System to Rival MSN Games The Zone

I’ve been playing Hearts, Spades, Chess, etc. on MSN Games for a decade now. Back in the early days MSN Games was the Zone and you could sit on an open table to start a game, it’s all changed a bit since then and open tables has been scrapped. Playing games on MSN Games is… Read More

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Wheelchair Ramps Website Coming Up To 16 Years Old

Wheelchair Ramps Website Coming Up To 16 Years Old I just did a whois on my Wheelchair Ramps website to find it will be 16 years old in less than a fortnight Relevant dates for wheelchair-ramps.co.uk: Registered on: 21-Jun-2001 Expiry date: 21-Jun-2019 Last updated: 14-May-2017 I always thought my ramps site was the 1st one… Read More

Mature Dating Ads Block Them or Not

Mature Dating Ads Block Them or Not I run Google AdSense ads on a number of sites which are currently being plagued by the Mature Dating adverts with the old fat lass perched on the edge of the bed. These don’t really compliment the sites but I expect have higher than average click through rates… Read More

Matt Cutts sounds like Kermit the Frog

Close your eyes and switch up your speakers – Is that Matt Cutts or Kermit the Frog? Matt Cutts sounding more like Kermit the Frog than Kermit the Frog – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qQojfZoR2w

How do shops like The Works get away with selling rubbish

How do shops like The Works get away with selling rubbish? My kids had a trip out with their granny and came home with a little treat each from The Works. The best way I can describe one of the gifts is a cheap, shoddy, cross between a Meccano and an Airfix kit with instructions… Read More

John Kafunda freed on Appeal verdict quashed

I blogged about John Kafunda back in March. John Kafunda has now been freed on appeal and the verdict has been quashed. “John Kafunda, 23, of Ilford, and Reece Donovan, 25, of Romford, had robbery and violent disorder convictions quashed at the Court of Appeal.” source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-20546543 Looks like he was freed on a technicality… Read More

Penrod Shero Site Now Used for Wix SEO Hero Contest

Penrod Shero Site Now Used for Wix SEO Hero Contest With no way of adjusting the International Targeting on simsays.co.uk I have decided to move my SEO Hero stuff on to penrodshero.com I’ve moved the 4 main pages ; 1. WiX SEO Hero Contest Rules Which provides a brief summary of the rules. 2. Wix… Read More

Dog Walkers Directory

Dog Walkers Directory A new Dog Walkers Directory that lists local dog walkers by town or county. Dog Walkers in Aberdeenshire Dog Walkers in Angus Dog Walkers in Argyll and Bute Dog Walkers in Avon Dog Walkers in Ayrshire Dog Walkers in Bedfordshire Dog Walkers in Berkshire Dog Walkers in Birmingham Dog Walkers in Blaenau… Read More

Was Bonnie Tyler Drunk at the Eurovision Song Contest

As soon as Bonnie Tyler started singing at the Eurovision Song Contest my wife says is she drunk?

UK Minibus Hire

Abbey Wood Minibus Hire Abbots Langley Minibus Hire Aberaeron Minibus Hire Aberdare Minibus Hire Aberdeen Minibus Hire Aberdovey Minibus Hire Aberfeldy Minibus Hire Abergavenny Minibus Hire Abergele Minibus Hire Abertillery Minibus Hire Aberystwyth Minibus Hire Abingdon Minibus Hire Aboyne Minibus Hire Accrington Minibus Hire Acharacle Minibus Hire Achnasheen Minibus Hire Acton Minibus Hire Addlestone Minibus… Read More

The D.O.T download : The DOT Mike Skinner Rob Harvey

Does anyone know if there will be anything available for download from The D.O.T in the near future? The D.O.T is a musical project from Mike Skinner from The Streets and Rob Harvey from The Music Probably not really aimed at the likes of me as I approach 50 (still feel like 19) but I think… Read More

Olympic Torch Stratford upon Avon July 1st

Update 1st July 2012 I have now added some photos here – Photos from Olympic Torch Relay Stratford-upon-Avon The Olympic Torch passes through Warwickshire on day 44 of the Olympic Torch Relay (1st July 2012) and enters Stratford-upon-Avon at 2:51pm The route goes; Shipston Road, Banbury Road, Clopton Bridge, Bridge Street, Henley Street (Shakespeares Birthplace),… Read More

Youngest person on Desert Island Discs

Who is the Youngest person to appear on Desert Island Discs Update 1/072014 Head chorister Quentin Poole was 13 when he appeared as Roy Plomley’s castaway on Desert Island Discs in 1970. Do you know of anyone younger? ————— original post Youngest person on Desert Island Discs Unbelievably, after an hour of searching I still… Read More

Google Patents 2017

Google Patents 2017 Google Patents July 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 Google Patents June 2017 Remedying Power Drain via a Coverage Map… Read More

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… Read More

Dog Shows Banned from Village Fetes

Dog Shows Banned from Village Fetes It’s that time of the year again, when we spend each Saturday at the local village fetes. I must say though I’m getting pretty sick of taking my young children along to local village fetes only to come face to face with barking, snarling, snapping dogs in the local dog shows…. Read More

Mumsnet Translator Wanted by DH

Mumsnet Translator Wanted by DH I will start of 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 up, and… Read More

Converting an SEO Hero Site

Converting an SEO Hero Site One of the main reasons I used penrodshero.com in the SEO Hero challenge was so that I had a website after the competition had ended that could be converted and used for something else. At the moment I have just converted it to look like a local SEO site for… Read More

WiX SEO Hero Challenge Costs Penrod Shero £17,951.00

WiX SEO Hero Challenge Costs Penrod Shero £17,951.00 With just over a week left in the SEO Hero Challenge Penrod Shero has revealed just how much the SEO Competition has cost him so far. The 4 month SEO competition organised by WiX ends on 13th March and in that time Penrod estimates the SEO Hero… Read More

A New SEO Hero Avatar For Penrod

A New SEO Hero Avatar For Penrod It was my birthday today and as well as receiving a nice card from my daughter she also created this nice new Penrod Shero Avatar for my SEO Hero site 🙂

UK Florists Directory

UK Florists Directory I created a new Florists Directory yesterday that lists florists by town or county. Search for a florist in your county Florists in Aberdeenshire Florists in Argyll and Bute Florists in Avon Florists in Ayrshire Florists in Bedfordshire Florists in Belfast Florists in Berkshire Florists in Birmingham Florists in Bristol Florists in… Read More

Where is Ongar

Where is Ongar? Is that where Penrod Shero comes from?

UK Minibus Hire

UK Minibus Hire Just a quick demo to show you what they do Abbey Wood Minibus Hire Abbots Langley Minibus Hire Aberaeron Minibus Hire Aberdare Minibus Hire Aberdeen Minibus Hire Aberdovey Minibus Hire Aberfeldy Minibus Hire Abergavenny Minibus Hire Abergele Minibus Hire Abertillery Minibus Hire Aberystwyth Minibus Hire Abingdon Minibus Hire Aboyne Minibus Hire Accrington… Read More

Wix SEO Hero Challenge The Secret Diary of Penrod Shero

Wix SEO Hero Challenge The Secret Diary of Penrod Shero Penrod shares news, tips, tricks and general waffle about the Wix SEO Hero Challenge 1st 5 weeks of the SEO Hero Challenge as recorded by Penrod Shero Weeks: Week 1 of The WIX SEO Hero Challenge Week 2 of The WIX SEO Hero Challenge Week… Read More

Are you offended by a pigeon’s arse

As you can see I changed the header on sim64 yesterday. I thought no more of it until I received a comment from someone saying they were disgusted by the fact that I am showing a photograph of a pigeon taken from an unflattering angle. What do you think? Are you offended by a photo… Read More

Bowler the whistleblower reveals why blackhats love Google+ 33rPEjDsg2z

Bowler the whistleblower reveals why blackhats love Google+ – 33rPEjDsg2z 33rPEjDsg2z 33rPEjDsg2z

Google Business Website

Google Business Website for Sim64 SEO Services Warwickshire I set up a new Google Business Website for sim64 yesterday SEO Services Warwickshire It all looks a bit basic at the moment with very few admin options, I’ll play with it a bit more though to see what it is like though.

Scariest Video on YouTube Ever

Scariest Video on YouTube Ever This could possibly be the Scariest video ever shown on YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oittwj6jFw

Is this a Cetti’s Warbler

I spotted this bird when doing The Big Garden Birdwatch I think in may be a Cetti’s Warbler? It looks a bit like a wren but far too big, also wondering if there is any possibility it is a nightingale? Would appreciate others opinion. Update: It’s been suggested it is a dunnock and after having… Read More


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