Category Archives: SEO

Field of Dreams or a Website on the Road to Nowhere

When Art and Search Engines Don’t Meet I was chatting to a musician friend, a great guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, visiting us in Normandy. He told me rather proudly he had a website. This sounded good – a “Field of Dreams” is … Continue reading

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User Generated Reviews for Organic Improvement in Search Engine Results

Engaging with Customers can improve your Ranking Google’s Page Rank Algorithm is being gamed more and more, with more and more sites acquiring back-links paid or otherwise. Added to this Google’s Panda update to down grade poor content. User Generated Reviews … Continue reading

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Organic Ranking for Local Business via Google

Building a Relationship with Google I have spoken before of the need for small and locally based business to the develop on-line presence,especially here in Normandy. I have also said before just creating a website is not enough. A website … Continue reading

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Is Search Engine Ranking necessary for a Small Business?

OK you’ve got a website either you built it you sell or paid someone to do it for you. What next ? Customers – hopefully. But they don’t start arriving at your new virtual shop front. So what do you … Continue reading

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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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