SEO Blogging, or a River of Effluent?

Aaron Wall has a certain style of blogging, one that is highly readable and underpinned by a true experts eye. He also seems to not mind offending big names, my cynical nature leads me at first to think there is some business logic as to where he aims his criticism, but probably not. I think […]

Long Copy Short Copy

OK, I admit, my post on social bookmarking was a little tongue in cheek. Designed possibly to raise an eyebrow or two? Most likley, but I also like to play around with the medium of blogging. I was just about to call it an art form, but noooooo. Posts like that are designed to get […]

Why turn off comments on a blog?

For a while now I have been turning comments on and off on this blog. I feel a blog goes through stages of life and usefuleness as other projects get more attention. This is no longer the blog it used to be, no longer sucking in comments like an industrial vaccum cleaner. Most of my […]

Barbara Holmes – my favourite furniture designer

I like hanging with furniture designers, they are cool and smell of wood shavings. My old friend Barbara Holmes is one of the best I know, but she wasn’t even ranking for her name, which is freaky considering she has the .com So if you are ever in the Bay area and need a piece […]

Short is not simple, it’s essential

Should we twitter like we blog and blog like we twitter? Is brevity needed to cut through the information haze? If my twitter stream becomes a stream of consciousness, my blog can be more like my twitter stream used to be. I’m shortening my blog posts Reducing the amount of links in my twitter stream […]

Keeping up with seo blogging

To me, blogging has been a means to an ends. Get clients, establish the brand, wind a few people up. The problem is of course when you get the clients you no longer have the time to blog. But, I think you still should. It keeps the mind focused, it keeps the creative gene fed […]

Your Blog Should Be Kept in a Sterile Enviroment

I rarely beg for social media votes on this blog. The reason is not because begging for social media votes is beneath me, far from it. But I want what I publish here to live and die on its merits. That way I can then see what the market loves and what it hates. By […]

Don’t be Useful, Make Me Think

What makes me link these days is not something that is obviously useful, but rather something that gets me to think. Members of Linkbait Coaching, hopefully know that if they want a to linkbait me, this is what they have to serve up. So what got me thinking this morning was this post, titled, Don’t […]