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SEO Pro Training – Day One Summary

19 October 2009 | Alex Christie

Here’s my summary of day 1 of SEOMoz’s “SEO Pro Training” conference – sorry if this is a little messy, I’m typing this up on a Blackberry! The morning kicked off with ‘advanced analytics’ by [...]

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The new star of YouTube – Adwords!

14 October 2009 | Alex Christie

It seems after a painfully long time, Google is finally applying their AdWords system to YouTube, allowing UK advertisers to serve keyword targeted video content to the masses. Google isn’t overcomplicating things, by applying their [...]

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When should one tweet for optimum effectiveness?

14 October 2009 | Henry Elliss

I should start this post with a caveat – whilst it’s quite common to use a provocative question in the title of a blog post, and then proceed to answer the question in the post, [...]

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Trusting your life to digital – am I paranoid?

8 October 2009 | Henry Elliss

As a general rule, I’m a big fan of change – especially online. I like to think that I’m a reasonably ‘early adopter’ – I’m not obsessive about it, but I am (for instance) a [...]

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Twitter support technology #FAIL

6 October 2009 | Tanya Goodin

If you’re a regular reader of the Tamar blog (or indeed, if you follow any of our prolific tweeters on Twitter itself) you will know how much we love the micro-blogging platform du-jour. Not only [...]

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Blogger Regulation: A good thing

6 October 2009 | Milly Diaz

According to new rules revealed Monday by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, American-based bloggers must tell their readers when they’ve been paid and/or given free stuff to review products. Failure to disclose quid pro quo could [...]

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Social Climbing With Twitter

29 September 2009 | Tanya Goodin

At last week’s Net Imperative Twitter or Bitter debate, one of the panellist commented, “Facebook is for people you used to know, Twitter is for people you want to know.” In my opinion, the panellist’s [...]

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Are you on the Twitter blacklist?

29 September 2009 | Milly Diaz

This past weekend, I discovered that tweets from Aaron Williams, Tamar’s Head of Technology (@bayshield), aren’t showing up in Twitter search results. I noticed it on Sunday while I was monitoring tweets about The Prince’s [...]

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How did anti-social become social?

25 September 2009 | Tanya Goodin

If the history of the world was compressed into 1 year, homosapiens would have been around for 12 minutes, agriculture for 1 minute, the industrial revolution was 2 seconds ago, computers have been around for [...]

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Twitter in Pole Position

16 September 2009 | Alex Christie

I’m a huge F1 racing fan. Most people find this odd, those cars seem to just follow each other round in a noisy procession for an hour and a half, occasionally stopping for a pit [...]