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How to build a Text Spinner UI Widget

Spinner widgets are one of the UI components that are often used in games, in which either a user interaction or an internal process changes the content of the widget, but instead of a static change, the widget transitions smoothly by spinning from the old value to the new one. You might recognise... More


Implementing hreflang using a strategy pattern

Recently I've been involved in a tech audit that was mainly around hreflang implementation. The hreflang attribute specifies the language of the site depending on location. Throughout the audit, I felt that things could have been a lot easier if the developers handled the hreflang implementation... More


6 Dos and Don’ts for Preventing WordPress Comment Spam

As bloggers, we constantly deal with the pain of being spammed with comment spam!  Picture a scenario where you've put a lot of time and effort into producing an awesome piece of content (such as this blog post you're currently reading), shared it all over social media and sat down to wait for the... More


SES London 2014 – The Best 30 Minute Presentation From Any SEO Conference Ever

People tend to fall in one of two categories when dealing with search engine marketing conferences: love or hate. I tend to be in the latter group. They are often too fluffy, too general, too long, and too big league for me. I can see where they fit into the industry; I understand that a small... More


5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Content

You've spent hours slaving away to create your content: redrafting paragraphs, rephrasing sentences and, if you’re anything like me, hesitating over the placement of a comma. So why is nobody reading your article? Or worse still, why is no-one commenting on it, Tweeting it or Facebook sharing... More


The First Point of Conversion

Writing Meta tags and Titles is one job that normally gets given to the most junior member of an agency team. It's a ball-ache and too menial to be carried out by someone senior, and besides, it's good practice for SEO newbies to get to know all about keywords and how to pack them in to pages like... More


21 Secrets to Improve Website Conversion Rates

After recently attending the SES 2010 conference I have finally found the time to upload my blogpost on Brian Eisenberg session on How to Increase Conversion Rates. It was a great session by Brian and I hope you take as much from the tips as I did. Everyone loves a secret. Some people keep... More


How to be Bold and Influence People

Gather round soldiers, up 2, 3, 4, up 2, 3, 4... We are on a covert mission to discover whether there is any weight or value placed on keywords in bold and italic tags. The final objective of this mission is not only to debunk myths but with your help and comments to finally bury them. The value... More