August 31, 2015

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Sweet Captcha Spam

Sweet Captcha ADWARE Warning – Please Read

(update: Since writing this post I’ve found some more info suggesting that Sweet Captcha have indeed started pushing ads on purpose and, although the ads script now appears to have been removed, their T&C’s page still includes a clause allowing them to show ads… more info towards the end of this post) It’s saddens me […]


3 Quick & Easy Local SEO Tips For Small Businesses

Although I work with some pretty large organisations, I also consult with small businesses. Sometimes I work with smaller businesses on an on-going bases, other times I consult with them periodically and help them follow a plan of action. One of the most common questions I get asked at meetings with businesses targeting a local […]


Social Media Training at RSPB Sandwell Valley

Just a short blog post about a training session I ran recently. The RSPB is the largest wildlife charity in Europe, with over 1 million members. They do important work protecting our wildlife (The RSPB isn’t just about birds!). I was recently booked to provide an afternoon social media training workshop as part of a […]


Why Guest Posting is Still a Valid Digital Marketing Tactic

What Spurred This Post Matt Cutts recently posted what many see as an assault on guest posting (The decay and fall of guest blogging for SEO). Originally the piece was devoid of the words ‘for SEO’ at the end of the title, so it appeared from the original title that Matt was referring to ALL […]

Home Bottom

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Bottom. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Freelance child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Top widget area on the right hand side.