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James Gurd
Works at Digital Juggler
Attended Portsmouth Grammar School
Lives in Staines-Upon-Thames
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Hi Pete, nice blog thanks for posting.
For me not addressing potential issues with duplicate content is a common error which leads to lots of duplicate URLs then having to be addressed.
It's more than using the canonical tag as well, it's about understanding things like session IDs and URL parameters and knowing which ones to block from being indexed vs. which ones are actually valid unique URLs that should be indexed to support SEO.
I guess it relates back to the core IA point.
What's your view on handling duplication (small subject!)?
cheers
james
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Afternoon all,

I'm also planning a talk about attribution but not from the analyst/modelling angle that +Russell McAthy is, mine is from the commercial side as that's where I sit.

The aim is to look at the difference between attribution analysis & attribution modelling and discuss how analysts/consultants can help Client side teams understand the value to their business.

Does that sound interesting enough?

Thanks, james
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Hi Montse, Matt
Cheers for the comments. Look forward to discussing this with you on the day.
I think attribution analysis for marketing channels is really helpful. Just need to know what you want to measure and how you're going to use that info!
cheers, James
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Evening all,
Sorry to say I'm having to pull out of MeasureCamp due to some personal issues to deal with. 
Hope the day goes well and hopefully catch up with you all next time.
cheers, James
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Sorry to hear that James, was looking forward to your chat. Hope it all goes well your end
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Ecommerce & Digital Marketing Consultant
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Ecommerce strategy planning, Team management, Digital marketing, Budgeting, Feasibility analysis, Market research, Presenting at events
Employment
  • Digital Juggler
    Owner, 2009 - present
  • IBM
    1998 - 1999
  • Biomni
    1999 - 2001
  • BCA
    2001 - 2004
  • Robert Dyas
    2005 - 2006
  • Betterware
    2006 - 2007
  • eibDigital
    2007 - 2009
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Staines-Upon-Thames
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Petersfield - London
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London UK based Ecommerce & Digital Marketing Consultant
Introduction
Experienced Ecommerce chap with over 10 years digital experience Client and agency side, in B2B and B2C. Keen to connect and exchange ideas or engage in random banter.

Since 2009 I have worked as an independent Ecommerce Consultant, helping companies to plan, develop and enhance their ecommerce channel. I do this via consultancy projects as well as hands-on delivery in areas such as digital marketing and web analytics/optimisation.

I either deliver work myself or use a network of talented freelancers and agencies to ensure my Clients get the best possible skills.
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At age 10 I modelled an AC Milan short worn by Mark Hateley for a charity auction. That's as close to stardom as I have ever come...
Education
  • Portsmouth Grammar School
    1981 - 1994
  • University of Leicester
    French & Psychology, 1994 - 1997
  • Leicester Management Centre
    MBA, 1997 - 1998
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