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Social Media: the natural choice for inorganic traffic


As a ‘blogger, the flow of traffic I receive is either ‘natural’ (web directories, search engines, other ‘blogs), or it’s from Social Media venues (StumbleUpon, Digg, Reddit et cetera). But given how Social Media is maturing as a legitimate marketing method, why is the traffic it generates deemed unnatural? Much has been said recently about […]


Google to kill the PageRank?


During my daily jaunt around the world of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) & SEM (Search Engine Marketing), a typical stop-off point for me will be Search Engine Journal. One topic in question caught my eye recently: is Google about to drop the PageRank score? As you can imagine, such a topic is bound to generate […]


The ‘blogroll is dead. Viva la citation!


As the web evolves, so do the customs that accompany it. And so it is that the humble ‘blogroll has had its day. I say this because there’s a better way of doing things, but only if you’re of a certain type of ‘blogger… There are many levels of ‘blogger out there; some just starting […]


Wayne’s weekly wrap-up: T-90 days


After a self-inflicted blow to the ‘blog, I’m in recovery mode. I keep getting strange little spikes in traffic which hark back to how things were before I moved over to the new web address. Quite apart from the ghostly glimpses of visitors past, I was paid a visit of another kind, from the ghost […]


Google PageRank update due


According to my crude calculations, the Google PageRank metric .. thing, is due for an update some time either this week or the week after. As of checking, the servers seem unmoved by many of the websites I’ve thrown at them to check if there’s to be any movement in their PageRank. I had somewhat […]