Archive for November, 2012

Overly Long Post About Why You Should Talk More To Non-SEOs

ShareTweet I’ve always struggled with explaining what I do to people who aren’t in the SEO industry, and generally just say that I have an SEO company (blank stare or, as Paul Madden likes to call it, the “dog stick stare”) or work in online advertising. Sometimes I do get more specific and tell them that I build those clickable bits of text on websites. If I’m lucky, I get a nervous slow nod intended to shut me up so they can move on to talking about how awesome they are. While this is slightly challenging, it’s nothing compared to doing an hourlong presentation to people who need to be taught a basic outline of what I’ve been doing for [...]

Why Google+ Fails to Blow my Skirt up

ShareTweet Of late it seems I can barely go a day without bad mouthing Google+ Not only does G+ fail to blow my skirt up, furthermore I rather enjoy poking fun at it and on occasion* being out and out nasty about it. *These ‘occasions’ are actually pretty frequent. Want to know what my problem is? Hold on to your skirts hats   Google are making you their bitch. Google are using a pretty common marketing tactic – engaging with influencers in order to gain traction.