Author Archives: Eric Hewett

About Eric Hewett

I am an internet programmer, and smallholder. I am really trying to figure out what I can do with Wordpress. A few observations and thoughts which someone on the dark side of the moon might find either useful or interesting.

Keeping up e-ppearances: How to bury your digital dirt – tech – 23 February 2011 – New Scientist

I spotted this Post by Sally Adee 23 February 2011 – New Scientist. The main thrust of this approach seems to be to get you name associated with the site deemed important by Google such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. I have … Continue reading

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Bing Myself a Duck Duck Blekko!

Continuing the vanity theme of the previous post, I thought I would try some other search engines; Bing, Duck Duck Go and Blekko. I know this isn’t real science but for us laymen, I think it is a useful excercise … Continue reading

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Searching for Myself with Google

Even before starting this blog I used to Google myself, partly out of vanity and partly from a genuine interest in Search Engines. I figured I knew quite a lot about me, so it was interesting to see how much … Continue reading

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Build it and they will come to your website…………if only!

The world web was created in 7 days  by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, as project for scientists and engineers at CERN in 1989/90:-) At first it grew pretty slowly, and those in the know knew the addresses of all web sites. … Continue reading

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The New Empowered Search Engine

I have just read an article by Vivek Wadhua, in which he describes what he would like Google to become. Some great concepts but not really a search engine, certainly not as we know it. This comes down a few … Continue reading

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Why do you need a web site – thoughts for SMBs

Why does my small business need a website because All my friends have one My competitors all have one I like to show I creative Does not everyone have a web site? They look pretty Let’s try again, my business … Continue reading

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First Facebook SIM Card Released

Mobile phones even the non smart phone, bargain basement phones may soon have Facebook technology built in to the SIM card. Then Pocketnow reports a HTC phone with Facebook button.  These are reasons why Facebook can’t be ignored by Small and Medium Businesses, … Continue reading

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Google help

Google has a blog for small/medium businesses which gives useful tips and insights for improving your businesses visibility via the Google Search Engine.

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Hugh’s Fish Fight – Half of all fish caught in the North Sea is thrown back overboard dead

Hugh’s Fish Fight – Half of all fish caught in the North Sea is thrown back overboard dead.

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Growing Importance of Search via Twitter

I have just noticed an article on ReadWriteWeb, reporting that Alek kolcz, one of Microsoft Bing’s senior is joining Twitter. This man is an information science heavy weight. He specialises in Search and Search Spam reduction. So Twitter is currently a real … Continue reading

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