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Forum: Link Development 23rd September 2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,598
Posted By Richard Blake
How Successful Is Monitoring Competitor Back Links?

Apologies if this is a repeat post. But I've been hearing about monitoring competitor back links. Is it really worth it, what can I learn out of it?
Forum: Social Media 23rd September 2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,668
Posted By Richard Blake
Agree that : # Twitter. # Instagram. #...

Agree that :
# Twitter.
# Instagram.
# Linkedin.
# Facebook.
# Google +.
# Pinterest.
# Yelp or foursquare.
# you tube.
Forum: Social Media 23rd September 2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,266
Posted By Richard Blake
Agree'd, content is key for FB posting. It needs...

Agree'd, content is key for FB posting. It needs to be relevant and current. Of course this is wasted if they're not getting the exposure.

FB paid ad's work a charm too...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 16th September 2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,161
Posted By Richard Blake
Has Anyone Created Any Successful IFTTT Recipes?

I'm wanting to automate a lot of my blog posting, and I want to use the IFTTT.com recipe maker, to pull through my Flikr and instagram accounts.

Does anyone have any success stories of said...
Forum: Ecommerce 16th September 2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,663
Posted By Richard Blake
James, Pretty much agree with all of the...

James,

Pretty much agree with all of the above. Having a Google Local reference is golden, word of mouth is important too. Get on Trust Pilot and have some of your (satisfied) customers review you...
Forum: Social Media 16th September 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,759
Posted By Richard Blake
If you're looking at optimizing your social media...

If you're looking at optimizing your social media presence, then you should look at getting hoot suite. It's a very useful tool.

Cheers,

Rich
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th November 2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,810
Posted By Richard Blake
But we're not talking about whether the link...

But we're not talking about whether the link bring you traffic? The point from which this debate started was whether it effects your page ranking?

Unless you are saying that increased traffic also...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th October 2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,090
Posted By Richard Blake
Unfortunately this is all too commom :( Great...

Unfortunately this is all too commom :( Great article though.
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 17th October 2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,959
Posted By Richard Blake
There seem to be so many of these sorts of...

There seem to be so many of these sorts of services about - does anyone really know which is best? I'm starting to think it's better to concentrate on 1 or 2 streams of communication than join every...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th September 2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,076
Posted By Richard Blake
Very true and great post. Can't help feeling...

Very true and great post. Can't help feeling slightly dirty doing it though :S
Forum: Social Media 2nd August 2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,395
Posted By Richard Blake
We've recently been thanked for linking to some...

We've recently been thanked for linking to some nice songs at the appropriate time of day - someone told us to keep posting the songs we'd been tweeting! Hopefully there are others out there that...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 2nd August 2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,231
Posted By Richard Blake
Personally I like google+, took me an hour or so...

Personally I like google+, took me an hour or so to get to grips with everything but I like how it handles different circles of friends/clients/family etc.. you can keep in touch with everyone but...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 2nd August 2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,181
Posted By Richard Blake
Keyword stuffing in google and other sneaky...

Keyword stuffing in google and other sneaky methods to increase search engine results are finished. Online business is now about strong branding, fast and easy to navigate website structure and...
Forum: Link Development 9th July 2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,121
Posted By Richard Blake
Thanks very much for your reply. Very insightful.

Thanks very much for your reply. Very insightful.
Forum: Link Development 3rd July 2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,783
Posted By Richard Blake
Original content is key! Never duplicate your...

Original content is key! Never duplicate your content be it on your site, blog, or article directories.
Forum: Newsletters and Email Marketing 3rd July 2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 42,877
Posted By Richard Blake
We've been running an online business for several...

We've been running an online business for several years now and things have got steadily busier through our website. We had never tried email marketing but after building up a substancial email base...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd July 2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,821
Posted By Richard Blake
Integrity is obviously key and something I...

Integrity is obviously key and something I personally try to ensure through everything we do. It is a fine line though... For example; Do people trust small teams as much as big corporate business?
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 3rd July 2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,137
Posted By Richard Blake
You should be able to find all the answers to...

You should be able to find all the answers to your questions on google webmasters. Have fun!
Forum: Social Media 3rd July 2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,092
Posted By Richard Blake
Does anyone know if 'linkedin' has a direct...

Does anyone know if 'linkedin' has a direct effect with regards to SEO? or is it more of a tool for direct communication..
Forum: Print Advertising 21st June 2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 40,019
Posted By Richard Blake
Unique Business Cards

Forgot my main point in my previous post :S

As to the unique idea thing on fridge magnets as business cards... great idea! What about a keyring though? You could have your customer carry your...
Forum: Print Advertising 21st June 2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 40,019
Posted By Richard Blake
Lighthouse Printing

Really friendly service and good prices at Lighthouse printing. I'm guessing not as much use to those of you in America though...
Forum: Link Development 6th June 2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 104,802
Posted By Richard Blake
I know this has been said before but - wow -...

I know this has been said before but - wow - massive thanks very interesting!
Forum: Link Development 6th June 2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,950
Posted By Richard Blake
We're ranking highly under UK search results but...

We're ranking highly under UK search results but our market is such a niche that it's hard to fins quality link partners. Does anyone have any ideas as to the best way to move forward. We are a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th May 2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,030
Posted By Richard Blake
Press Releases

Hi All,

As a UK business is it worth publishing press releases on sites such as PR.com? It's an american based site where you pay $30 to add your link (releasing the article alone is free but...
Forum: Link Development 16th May 2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,477
Posted By Richard Blake
Utility Link Building

Hi All,

not sure if i'm being a little slow here but when using some of the common phrases to find similar sites for utility site building do you not just find your competitors? Think I may have...
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