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Alastair Walker
Works at Co-Owner PJ's Jewellers Ltd
Attended Salford University, Open University, Heber High Malpas
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Good article on SEO tweaks for voice search traffic - more searches, but no evidence of long tail search queries. For me it comes down to human nature; people will ask `where's the nearest taxi office?' or `is Debenhams blue cross sale on?' and not dictate a long sentence out loud.

Especially in the UK, where people openly asking their phone for help tends to attract stares and looks of pity/derision from fellow commuters...

Just saying ;-)

http://searchengineland.com/retailers-shouldnt-overreact-voice-search-revolution-yet-252047
Columnist Andy Taylor of Merkle|RKG shares data and provides insight into how voice search is impacting retailers.
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It's about four years since I trekked around the Aletsch glacier in Switzerland. Amazing place. #justsaying 
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FOX Sports: Chevrolet pays homage to Prince with Little Red Corvette ad. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwx_f3nCo
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Publisher at London Book Fair yesterday says; `no plans to reprint - people are asking high prices on ebay for Kawa Triples book, but are they getting it?'

Yes mate, they are, so get it printed again.
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Novel published. Sadly I cannot sell it at a reasonable price, as Amazon set the minimum pricing based on page count.

It's a tale of disco, love affairs, secrets, farce, sex, tragedy and life-changing moments. All names have been changed.

http://amzn.to/1Qiar9G
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There y'go...Google doesn't care if you're the author and you can stick all the snippets of code in you like, it won't help the page rankings... #seo

http://searchengineland.com/google-stop-using-authorship-completely-even-indepth-articles-252480
Authorship is now officially and completely dead. Gary Illyes from Google said authorship is not used at all at Google anymore.
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Got a stuck brake caliper on your Toyota MR2? Don't visit National Tyres in Newton-le-Willows, unless you have £900 in your back pocket...

Guesstimate from Hell. Taking my business elsewhere, maybe you should too?

http://bit.ly/1UGKpye

#garages #reviewed #rated

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One for the diary, writers meet up in Manc. Should be a grand day out n that. Shades optional.
http://www.societyofauthors.org/events/authors-compass
Authors' Awards · The Educational Writers' Award · The Society of Biology Book Awards · Translation Prizes · Audio Drama Prizes. Venue: The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Engine House, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester, M1 5BY.
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Blogged on AI - the second Industrial Revolution. What shall we do with our enforced leisure time, when robots do all the menial jobs?

https://northpointsocial.wordpress.com/
Google is not evil. Facebook, now that's evil.
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Millions of jobs will vanish when they perfect these robot slaves. Taxi, bus, train drivers, Police officers, traffic wardens, warehouse packers, car factory assembly line workers...and many more.

Then Artificial Intelligence will decimate the media, SEO, IT, legal and medical sectors. Smart computers will write the FB/Twitter/YT/G+ posts that go viral within a decade. Not Shoreditch hipsters with ridiculous beards.

How we adapt to a largely workless world, will define humanity within a lifetime.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35648918
A Google-owned robotics company builds a humanoid that demonstrates remarkable balance - even when taunted by humans.
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Editor, SEO and social media
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  • Co-Owner PJ's Jewellers Ltd
    present
    Jewellers shop, Warrington. We stock Sekonda and Acccurist watches, offer jewellery and watch repairs, wide range of gold, silver and semi-precious stone jewellery. New and once loved.
  • Freelance SEO/Copywriting
    2014
    SEO services, social media management, blogging and good old fashioned journalism. If you need good content for your online magazine or website, give me a shout.
  • Stream Marketing, Source PR, Carole Nash Insurance, Hachette Filipacchi, Bauer Media, Cycle World, Mortons Media, Advanstar, North Wales Newspapers, DC Thomson & Co, Myatt McFarlane & more
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Writer, jeweller. Ex journo.
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Co-Owner, PJ's Jewellers Ltd, Warrington. Former Editor on Watch My Wallet, insidebikes.com and Biker magazine. Freelance SEO consultant. Worked with the editorial team at Linc Up Live, a mighty fine social media marketing event in Lincoln.

PR Exec/Copywriter/Social Media Manager at Source PR 2011.

Author of Kawasaki Triples Bible (Veloce Books), The Cafe Racer Phenomenon ( Veloce Books) and Scooterama (Carlton)

Author of Jacks, Knaves and Kings of Speed, and Circles in The Sand - Inside the 2001 Paris-Dakar Rally - both available on the Kindle thing.


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  • Salford University, Open University, Heber High Malpas
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