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SEO Guidelines, Step-By-Step

+SEMrush had some copies to give away in the UK last year. Their analytics tools are incredibly useful in this new SEO universe of constant change.

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If you need some #SEO Help this book by Mr +David Amerland is your best bet

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A touching instance where people and animals come together in a way that stresses our responsibilities to them.
Elephants in India are sporting colourful woollen jumpers after villagers knitted the super-size garments to protect the animals from near-freezing temperatures. Women in a village near the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in the northern city of Mathura reportedly began producing the colourful, pyjama-like garments after staff at the centre warned temperatures were approaching sub-zero at night.
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How wonderful and thoughtful of these villagers; when in so- called "advanced" societies, we have pet owners who leave their dogs out in near-freezing temperatures..
It is good to respect Planet Earth's creatures, great and small..
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How are your Ninja Skills?

If you know your Ninjato from your Katana and can throw a Shuriken while still looking good, then Japan wants to hire you. Now! 
Sharpen your shuriken (ninja stars), the Aichi prefecture of Japan is recruiting six full time "ninjas" in a bid to boost tourism.
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Wait. Real Ninjas? :-D
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Google Patent Search Uses Boolean Operators

Those who have been following my writings and interviews know that semantic search is a Big Data issue: For constrained, highly classified data sets, like patents for example, Boolean search - (the keyword driven search of pre-2012) is faster and arguably more accurate.

Google has a patent search that uses Boolean Operators which helps you find patents from all over the world. When you are in a hurry this is perfect. Check it out: 
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Personal Assistants Begin To Make a Real Impact

It's not every day that a disembodied voice integrated in a phone saves a life but it is, indeed, happening as more and more of us begin to rely on voice activated searches and commands to run our devices. A few instances where Apple's Siri has played a critical role in saving people's lives ( highlight the degree to which technology becomes seamlessly integrated in our everyday life and what would have been science fiction just five years ago is now considered the norm. 
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Immortality For All Our Citizens

There is a reason coffee is the national drink at Amerlandia, as a matter of fact there is a municipal service that feeds cold coffee to every home in the Summer. ;) We shall all live long and prosper there. :)

h/t +Farinaz Parsay who simply has to be our Overseer of the Eternal Juice from now on. 
Caffeine May Be Key To Fighting Aging-Related Inflammation

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New research has linked coffee consumption with the reduction of cardiovascular disease among the elderly. The research discovered that an underlying inflammatory mechanism that triggers cardiovascular problems can be neutralized by caffeine.
New research has linked coffee consumption with the reduction of cardiovascular disease among the elderly. The research discovered that an underlying inflammatory mechanism that triggers cardiovascular problems can be neutralized by caffeine.
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After a 15 year hiatus, I re-discovered the magical elixir in July and haven't looked back. I will say though, its potency diminishes as the addition increases. A dilemma.
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How To Be Real

A belief system is a living thing, subject to change within the individual's understanding of who they are and what they can do. It is only through constant challenge of what we believe that we get to the very core of what is truly important and begin to understand why.
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+David Amerland For me, our realities are primarily revealed through reliance.
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Important points to keep in mind. 
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Lysistrata for a Modern Age

I know it's Thursday (still) and the week has been both hectic and weird so adding to the weirdness factor is Kenya whose politics takes a leaf out of Aristophanes' Lysistrata ( - 'nuff said. 
Kenyan women have been urged to withhold sex from their husbands until they register to vote in the August elections. Mishi Mboko, an MP in the African country, said it was the “best” strategy to adopt to increase the number of votes in opposition strongholds.
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Or just forget men and let women vote
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Triple espresso. Black. No sugar. #Thursday Hope yours is a good one so far! 
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Secure Your Gmail

If you haven't got two-step verification turned on ( now would be a good time to think about it. 
A new phishing technique is targeting Gmail and other email services, and it’s been highly effective.
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Doing What No Human Doctor Can

Taking readings from 30,000 points on the organ structure per heartbeat a machine learning algorithm learnt to predict future heart failure with greater accuracy than human doctors. This is not taking away from the human skill, it is enhancing it by using Big Data in a way we are not designed to do. It's an amazing addition in our toolset and a true augmentation of our capabilities. 
Technology could be used to improve treatment for heart failure patients.
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Author, Speaker, Analyst.

The world is changing. Showing how is part of what I do. I travel a lot (less than I used to). G+ is my home in more ways than one. In one way or another, all of us here, are part of a vanguard that "gets" the change that's happening.  

In my posts, interviews and podcasts I add pieces to the puzzle. I explain how each one fits in a bigger picture. How that bigger picture then makes sense. 

Sensemaking changes everything.

Before I got here, I used to be a corporate rat who used to be a journalist, before I jumped ship into full-time writing, speaking and blogging. 

In my offline time I indulge a lifelong passion in martial arts, I run, hit the heavy bag and try to find the limits at which we can go without sleep and still function. I also visit as many museums and cafes as possible. Funnily enough I regard what can be found in both museums and cafes as brain food. 

Fitness is important to me. It helps maintain a level of sanity that would otherwise require pharmaceuticals or expensive therapy. I pay some of what it has given me back by running  a Fitness Community. I am also a moderator of Plus Your Business a community focused on helping business people get the most out of G+ and the semantic web. 

Speaking of semantics, I am the owner of Google Semantic Search a community I started to explore the implications of semantic technology in daily life (and there are many) and I also own and post a lot in the SEO Help Community.

Professionally I advise a handful of companies globally, blog for a number of websites, including Forbes,, and socialmediatoday and write for magazines and newspapers. 

I give about 50 talks, speeches and presentations each year and hold an annual seminar on SEO and Social Media (details to which you will find on my website.). I advise a couple  of global companies and a handful of startups on social media positioning and search strategies and I write for Forbes, 21CIT, Insights and a number of dead-tree newspapers. 

Some of the Events  I have been part of:
  • SEO in the Sun (SEO & Introduction to Social Media)
  • Manchester SES (SEO)
  • Business Group Digital Conference (SEO & Social Media)
  • Rutgers University mini-MBA (SEO and Social Media Crisis Management)
  • Shanghai APAC executive SEO & Social Media Crisis Management training.
  • MxDE Senior Executive Program, Zug (Piercing the Search Bubble).
  • SMX East (keynote speech on Entities in semantic search)
  • Semantic Technology & Business Conference panelist
  • SMX London
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Currently working on:
  • Working on a writing project about which I can't yet say anything. (Sorry)
If you made it this far you might be interested to know that now all of my writing is curated (without comment) at Prometheus. I no longer use RSS on my website and the G+ Page here gives me the opportunity to archive all my writing across the web.  I have, however, created an RSS feed for it so you can keep track of everything I write here.

The best way to reach me is through Google+ or my website:
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Seth's Blog: Enough ethics?

Most companies seek to be more profitable. They seek to increase their Key Performance Indicators. More referrals, more satisfaction, more l

Enquiring Minds | The Internet Is Different For Everybody

It's something I've always been peripherally aware of, and no doubt the same is probably true for you as well. But sometimes something happe

How Linkless Mentions Can Help Your Search Efforts - Bruce Clay, Inc.

What is a linkless mention? And why you don’t need a link to get an SEO boost from an online name drop.

The Who - Μουσική στο Google Play

Οι Who είναι αγγλικό ροκ συγκρότημα από το Χάμμερσμιθ του Λονδίνου. Τα βασικά μέλη του συγκροτήματος ήταν ο Ρότζερ Ντάλτρι, ο Πιτ Τάουνσεντ,

Building Trust - Resource Page

Business development trust resource page.

Personal Data, Self-Gain and Social Networks

The question regarding the value of personal data and social networks is only now being addressed.

How Google Search Gets Even Smarter

Google's efforts in predictive search are key to how useful mobile devices become.

Data Center Learnings: What Others Can Learn From Our Experiences

LinkedIn is growing at a rate of two new members per second, so our infrastructure and data center systems have to expand to match. Thousand

The Future of Google+ - Martin Shervington

The Future of Google+ is based around Collections and Communities. This Stream will help you connect with great people and ideas, broadening

What if Google+ took over the Open Web?

The pairing down of Google+ allows it to truly expand its reach.

Google's Real Time Search and how to use it for your online marketing

The coin of most business is information. What you do and how you do it often depends upon the quality of research you can carry out and you

Two-floor gym with some superb equipment and really friendly staff. I found it by accident when I was looking for a place to train and I have been a member now for the last three years. Whenever I am in Greece it's where I can be found when not working. ;) It is professionally run, has great opening hours and the membership fee includes classes as well as the use of the equipment. Of the many gyms that can be found in Patras this is one of the best. You will not be disappointed.
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There are several things that make a bar by the sea: First the sea. On this Mare Mare is unrivaled. There are tables that are practically within five steps from where the waves break. The setting has been nicely decorated and on a hot summer night it feels brilliant. Second, the service. You do want to feel that everything is as magical and special as the setting and sea and here, unfortunately Mare Mare fails to deliver. Water, comes in plastic disposable cups (and it's not cold). The waiters are not trained and although they do try hard, their best is not sufficient substitute for a system to working the tables that allows the patrons to get their drinks in time without having to wait for more than forty thirty minutes (for a couple of drinks) and an additional twenty (for ice-cream ordered at the same time as the drinks, which came half melted). Consider the fact that you do spend money there and the prices are not cheap, the level for service is deplorable. If you really want to enjoy the sound of the waves and the simmering play of moonlight on the surface of the sea grab a rag and a portable cooler and spend some time on the beach, just five meters away. It's free and you get to supply your own drinks, but then again you won't get frustrated by an order that will come in parts, late and be disappointing.
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Public - a year ago
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Dedicated staff and excellent exam results speak for themselves. There are not that many businesses that managed to grow during the recession in Greece - this is one of them.
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Googleplex has a feel and atmosphere that is uniquely its own. I had relatively little time to spend there but the place is totally addictive. It thrums with intent and everyone you meet is dead earnest about their ability to change the world and have an impact. Plus you really got to love a place where ideas simply flow across every conversation.
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Huge hotel with some history practically across the road from Penn Station, in Manhattan. Brief stay over three days it feels totally impersonal so if you want a more cosy feel this is definitely not the place to be. It is incredibly busy and often feels like a massive bus stop with crowds coming in and equally large numbers leaving. The lobby is massive. There is a concierge service but what they do exactly is hard to tell. A quick question on how to get somewhere resulted in my having to use my phone and Google maps any way. Then again this is NYC and the whole city feels like this. It adds to a s sense of imperative and speed that carries you along so you hardly notice the imperfections.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Budget hotel chosen for its proximity to a speaking venue. Great bar and restaurant and the staff were extremely friendly. It was clean, efficient and lived up to everything one might expect from a place like this.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
No visit to Paris can be complete without at least one trip to the S=arc De Triomphe. I walked the route rather than drive and it allowed me to take in the Seine river barges that were very much Highlander in style (for those who know the TV series). Totally loved the change of the guard.
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