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Numerology and SEO

Posted on July 31, 2011

Got a lucky number? Your website certainly does. In fact, it has several.

The choice of numbers may not seem like a big deal, but it can make or break your SEO content. When it comes to catching the eye of the average browsing (more…)

Posted by Carl Hopkinson

The internet has ADD

Posted on July 30, 2011

You may not have noticed, but the internet has an incredibly short attention-
Oh, wait. Come back! Press pause on that YouTube clip you’re watching, hold that IM chat, and refrain from status updates for a few moments. Now, (more…)

Posted by Matt Jones

Attorney of Texas cheerleader criticised for poor grammar

Posted on July 30, 2011

A cheerleader’s lawyers have been criticised by a United States Judge for their poor use of grammar and spelling errors. The section 1983 suit by a former cheerleader at a Texas school was dismissed as a squabble which was instigated by a cheerleader’s mother when her daughter wasn’t selected to be in the cheerleading squad. Judge Jerry Smith went on to say that the case had no place in court. The judge then went on to criticise the lawyers of the cheerleader for their poor spelling and grammar. (more…)

Posted by Jenny C

Are you pants at international SEO?

Posted on July 29, 2011

Ever tried to talk about football with a New Zealander? Ever stumbled through a conversation with a Canadian about trousers? (They call them pants, by the way). Ever overhear an argument between an Australian and an American about the meaning of the word (more…)

Posted by Carl Hopkinson

Google to expend into Indonesia

Posted on July 28, 2011

Google has recently announced plans to further increase its share of the search engine market, by opening offices in Indonesia by 2012. Google is planning to gain a share of the 40 million Internet users in Indonesia, of a population of 230 million. This acquisition will (more…)

Posted by Matt Jones

Facial recognition added to Google technology

Posted on July 27, 2011

Pattern recognition company, PittPatt, has been snapped up by Google, despite stating earlier in the year that the search engine giant had no interest in technology for facial recognition. Pittsburgh Pattern Recognition, based in Pittsburgh, was (more…)

Posted by Cheryl Mathews

Spelling of English novelist labelled ‘eccentric’

Posted on July 27, 2011

A Jane Austen manuscript has recently been sold at auction for £993,250, by Sotheby’s to an unknown institution. The rare manuscript is the last one to be held privately, and was never actually finished. The tale entitled The Watsons, tells the story of Emma Watson who is being raised by her prosperous aunt. It is believed that Austen stopped writing the book when her father passed away and never resumed work on the manuscript. Austen was at that time 29 years old. (more…)

Posted by Cheryl Mathews

Local businesses to be affected by changes to Google Places

Posted on July 26, 2011

Changes introduced recently to Google Places could have an effect on local businesses and searchers.

Google Places is a valuable resource for the search engine optimisation of a business, and the changes introduced by Google could be significant, with more (more…)

Posted by Carl Hopkinson
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