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Google Help & Advice Internet SEO & SEM Web Design & Development

Google adds brands to Sitelink listings

Google’s Sitelinks aren’t nearly as mysterious as you’d think. And now, they’re even appearing for brand names, too…

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Help & Advice SEO & SEM Web Design & Development

The URL explained

The humble URL. Humble, perhaps. But the URL just happens to be the very epitome of what the web is all about — being connected. Here I’ll explain the URL and how to get the most from them…

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Help & Advice Internet Software & Hardware Web Design & Development

Using .htaccess to block unwanted traffic

Not all web traffic is made equal. Some websites and blogs aren’t exactly the kind of places you’d like to get a visit from. So here’s a technique for sending those visitors somewhere else…

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Help & Advice Personal Social Media & Social Networking Web Design & Development

Q&A — writing my first ebook

Writing an ebook is a rewarding challenge, with plenty of opportunities to learn. My chosen subject was social media. Here’s a Q&A about how and why I wrote my ebook, The Beginner’s Guide to Social Media…

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Business Internet Personal Web Design & Development

Octane has the X factor

June 14th 2009 will mark a major milestone in my life. Octane will be ten years old. Those less familiar with the Blah, Blah! Technology blog will not know that for the last ten years, I’ve been running my own web design and development agency over here in Yorkshire, England. Octane is, quite simply, my life…