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Paul is a web bloke / programmer with a penchant for online marketing. This blog is a personal outlet, with an eclectic mix of articles.

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Popular Content From Popular Domains

September 27, 20130 Comments

A few weeks back, I hacked together a free tool that marketers could use to find their own, and their competitors all time most popular content currently listed on Reddit. Just for fun, tonight I ran the tool alongside a predefined list of the most popular websites on the web according to Google Ad Planner.  I added […]

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Implementing Keyboard Shortcuts in your Web Application.

September 22, 20130 Comments

Keyboard Shortcuts are an important accessibility enhancement, often forgotten or ignored in a web application. So what is out there to help?

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Google’s Universal Search Spam Problem.

September 8, 20130 Comments

Google still have a massive uphill battle on their hands when it comes to real time results. Attempting to filling that particular hole, Universal Search provides not only a series of links, but now, video, news content, and images in the search results. As they move into more and more verticals, we can only expect […]

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Human.co – The iPhone app, that reminds you to keep moving.

September 3, 20130 Comments

URL: http://www.human.co With more and more of us sitting at our desks daily, and being glued to a monitor for most of the day, Human.co is a friendly pocket based reminder that the most healthy thing we can do is get up and move. The mobile app runs in the background of your phone and […]

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3 simple structured data improvements for e-commerce websites.

September 1, 20130 Comments

There are plenty of technical improvements that can be made to an e-commerce site, to lift it from just the average to being well above average in terms of its performance. However, with social media platforms continuing to play a role in driving traffic, it makes sense for retailers to pay close attention to how […]

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Why Instagram and Vine will leave YouTube in their wake.

August 24, 20130 Comments

Micro video content is probably one of the most interesting trends in social media to see growth. Vine launched in January of this year, Instagram video two months ago.  MixBit (this month).  The adoption, and release of micro content services particularly for video and image based services continues to explode.  Snapchat came out of no-where, […]

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Using Cloud Storage to Work Away from Your Office

June 30, 20130 Comments

Whether you work from a home office or in a professional office setting, there will be times that you will either want or need to work away from your regular workspace. You might find that you are more productive in a coffee shop, or you might travel for business and work from a hotel room. […]

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Pinterest’s amazing attention to detail and why design should lead code.

April 14, 20130 Comments

Some of the more astute among you will have noticed Pinterest’s recent upgrade, including a roll out of Analytics, larger pins and other minor changes to the network. One of the smaller details that stood out for me, was the photo loading. Pinterest lazy load photos – i.e. they only bring them back when the user needs […]

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Buzzworthy content that generates links – the $1000 pizza and £1 guitar.

December 24, 20121 Comment

E-commerce sites are a traditionally tough cookie to crack in terms of attracting links, particularly if you are in competition with larger more established brands and competition.

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Forget Socl, Skype could be Microsoft’s secret social network.

December 8, 20120 Comments

Could Skype play a role in Microsoft’s move into social media?

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