2013 – the year that SEO died

Posted by Dave CollinsSEO

We’re just about to start an SEO project with a new client, and around ten days ago I received the following email. I’ve been working with SEO for more than 16 years, and every year come across hundreds of such predictions. I even wrote a blog post on the subject (SEO is dead. Long live SEO.) more than three years … Read More

A needle in an SEO-stack

Posted by Dave CollinsSEO

Finding a good SEO is as difficult as finding a good accountant*. There’s an abundance of options to choose from, most look good on paper, and they usually sound good when you reach out to them. More importantly still, there’s a good chance that you don’t have the right skills when it comes to separating the sub-standard bullshitters from the … Read More

SEO tools don’t do SEO

Posted by Dave CollinsSEO

The average software company has 1.5 more SEO tools than they use. Obviously a completely fictitious and ridiculous statistic, but when it comes to SEO, it’s become fashionable to talk utter crap. Last week I had a call with a company interested in our SEO services. We discussed the problem that they’re facing, and they offered to send me data … Read More

Processes that should never exist

Posted by Dave CollinsGeneral

As a UK business you have to register for VAT (value added tax).  Stick with me on this.  You have to register “if your turnover of VAT taxable goods and services supplied within the UK for the previous 12 months is more than the current registration threshold of £79,000, or you expect it to go over that figure in the … Read More