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Mustard Tree Food Drive

You don’t need us to tell you that Christmas is a time for giving. If we ever happen to forget there will always be an emotive John Lewis ad to remind us. But the festive period is not only about giving presents to those you know; it’s also a time to think of those who [read more]


WordPress 3.5 – New Features, Fixes & Addons

Today saw the release of WordPress 3.5. This version is the latest release of WordPress and introduces a lot of new features, and unusually for WordPress, a removal of a feature. I’m going to talk you through some of the new features of WordPress 3.5. Removal of Link Manager Interestingly, one of the more controversial [read more]


Google Analytics Bug: Random Sites appearing as popups

Just over a week after Google made an announcement to increase privacy for users, which has mainly angered a lot of the SEO community, a bug has been found where you can view a random domain that also has Google Analytics installed. Col Skinner (aka @SEOSherlock) found this bug today and has kindly let me share [read more]


Banc Media hires Alex Moss as Head of SEO

Banc Media, a Manchester based SEO & PPC agency based in Salford Quays, Manchester. Starting July 4th 2011, Alex will join the Banc Media team and be responsible for all SEO clients and the internal Banc Media SEO team. His role will include SEO strategies, on-site development and consultation, content distribution and client relations.



bit.ly Rolls Out QR Code Generator

Last week bit.ly, the leading URL Shortening service, announced that they now include QR codes when generating a shortened URL. Although goo.gl has been generating QR codes since April (as tweeted by Matt Cutts), bit.ly have rolled this out less than a month since goo.gl has been made available to the public. QR codes are [read more]