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Bought a new pair of Dolce & Gabbana sneakers - what do you think? #shoeslover   #shoes   #dolceandgabbana   #menswear   #mensfashion   #mensstyle  
Firstly, apologies for the gap in reviews on Kingsdown Roots, there was a technical issue with my camera which meant I had to buy a new one (hence lack of
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Bought my first pair of red trainers by Giuseppe Zanotti - what do you guys think? #shoes   #shoeslover   #menswear   #mensstyle   #giuseppezanotti  
Buying a pair of red sneakers/trainers/shoes is a bit of a gamble for most people, there's no denying it. The thought of wearing bright colours on your feet can
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What do you guys think of this new OFF WHITE hoodie? 

#menswear   #mensfashion   #menstyle   #hoodie   #offwhite   #fbloggers   #fbloggersuk  
Firstly I must say I'm a massive Off White fan, ever since I came across the brand last year and reviewed one of their T-shirts. The style is just what I look
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Recent review of a very nice pair of Lanvin sneakers - what do you reckon Google+?

#sneakers   #shoes   #menswear   #mensfashion   #menstyle   #lanvin   #lanvinshoes  
Over a year ago one of the first reviews on Kingsdown Roots was for a pair of black Lanvin hi-tops and they are, still to this day, one of my most comfortable
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What do you guys think about these Derby lace ups - I like the red lace detail, what do you think? 

#fbloggers   #fbloggeruk   #shoes   #shoestagram   #derbyshoes   #jonesbootmaker   #fashionblogger   #menswear   #mensstyle  
I don't own a lot of formal wear, it's not that I don't like the style but there's very rarely an occasion when I have to wear it. I would much rather wear a
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Hi guys - what do we think of this casual camo street style? #fashionblogger   #streetstyle   #streetstylefashion   #london  
This weeks street style is a casual look and includes some nice trends; such as Jordan's camouflage jacket mixed with sports trainers. As always I've tried to
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I reviewed a new +Diesel lue biker jacket - let me know what you think? #fbloggers   #menswear   #mensfashion   #mensstyle  
Firstly I have to hold my hands up and say sorry for the lack of posts this month; I've been so busy in my day to day job and personal life I've really let the
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What do you guys think of my new Marcelo Burlon T-shirt?

#menswear   #mensfashion   #mensstyle   #fashionblogger   #marceloburlon  
I've been in a bit of a t-shirt rut as of late, there's not been much out there which has inspired me or made me want to part with my hard earned cash. I
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Just posted an Interview with well know men's style and fashion blogger +Toni Tran from Fashitects see what he had to say about his upcoming 2015 plans

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This month I was very lucky and managed to get some time with the very well know Toni Tran from men's style and fashion blog Fashitects. 1. Hi Toni - please
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Bought a new pair of +Diesel boots the other week - what do you guys think? 

#boots   #shoes   #fashion   #fashionblogger   #menswear   #mensfashion  
For those that read my blog regularly and have read some of my previous shoe reviews you'll know I'm a sucker for a nice hi-top or trainer. This time round I
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I got a new +Diesel travel bag for my birthday, what do you think? Full review here: http://goo.gl/KNfsEG

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SEO - Digital Marketing
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  • Farfetch.com
    Head of SEO, 2012 - present
  • Bigmouthmedia
    SEO - Digital Marketing, 2009 - 2012
  • VividLime
    SEO Team Leader, 2006 - 2009
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Introduction

 I run my own SEO / Digital marketing blog at SEO Unique where I test theories and look at online social implications to SEO.

I run a bunch of other sites, a few of which are below:

I work for a start-up company called Farfetch as their Head of SEO and manage an ever growing in-house team which I enjoy very much.
 

 

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  • University of Kent
    Multimedia Technology and Design
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Sports Luxe – Outfit Fix | Men's Style Guide | The Idle Man
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It’s been a busy year already with big brands getting hit by Google penalties. First came Rap Genius slammed so hard that you couldn’t find

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Shop LANVIN high top trainer in Coccodrillo from the world's best independent boutiques at farfetch.com. Over 1000 designers from 60 boutiqu

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Recent update I've noticed in the UK today for the first time, when you type a name into Google while logged in you get similar results as y

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This morning after being inspired this weeks MOZ video on Google+ and how it impacts personalised search results I decided to do some testin

SEO is D.E.A.D. | Econsultancy
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Despite the danger of over simplification, I rather like the acronym D.E.A.D. as a reminder on how to approach modern, multi-signalled, SEO.

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For my first post here on my new blog at WebMarketingSchool.com, I’ve been lucky enough to interview Fili Wiese and Kaspar Szymanski: If you

Hummingbird: Move Over Caffeine, Hello Sweet Nectar
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Hummingbird - the latest Google algorithm update - has taken flight. How will this impact SEO and content strategy? Experts weigh in.

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Last minute booking for a late lunch (4:30pm) and were informed before arriving that we would be expected to leave at 6:30pm which was fine. We booked for a Saturday so expected it to be busy, upon arriving we were shown to our table at the back, we asked if it was possible to get a spot near the front window as we wanted to see the view of the Thames, luckily they had a spare space for us. The staff were very friendly and accommodating, the food was reasonably priced but very very good - one of the best lunches I've had in London. Atmosphere was great and I would definitely make another trip there in the future #ReviewItForward
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Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
I was looking for a nice Japanese restaurant around Oxford circus and came across Nizuni. Upon sitting down we waited about 10 minutes before anyone offered to take our order for drinks. A couple next to us actually sat down, waited 10 minutes too then got up and walked out - it wasn't overly busy either. The food was good but nothing really stood out. Also found it strange that after pouring my own glass of wine most of the night, towards the end one of the waitresses actually took the bottle out of my hand and poured it for me - bit strange. Might be a better stop for lunch than dinner.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
If you're looking for a healthy option for your morning breakfast then the Wandsworth Cafe is not your place. It's a small location and appropriately situated next to a gymnasium so you can watch the health conscious glare through the window at the awesome set breakfasts on display while drooling at the fried bacon smells. The prices are quite reasonable and you get a lot of food for your money, usually accompanied with a tea or coffee and a slice of bread. The service is very fast, even when busy, and there's always a copy of the sun to read on the tables all with plenty of sauces too. A regular breakfast hot spot for the locals and one not to be missed.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
I'd heard good things about the Honest Burger and I'm happy to say I wasn't let down. The place is very small, inside you sit right next to the grill (which smells amazing) and there's a few benches outside. There was a queue and I heard some people being told they had to wait 45 minutes, although I only had to wait 5 minutes. I went for the Honest Burger which comes with bacon and cheese, medium rare patty which was very tasty and the rosemary fries were delicious - all washed down with a homemade lemonade! Absolutely worth a visit if you're in the area and will be going again!
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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I'm a long term visitor to Ibiza and the island is awesome - love it. Having heard about the new opening of Hard Rock hotel myself and friends decided to give it a go over 4 days. The concept imagery looked high quality and luxurious and we were all keen to arrive and start our holiday. Then we had the misfortune of reading the other reviews from other websites before we set off - it had been slated by most. The first problem we encountered was the check in process, it takes ages, no matter what you do - we had a problem with our booking (apparently) and were all made to wait about 1 hour while the very polite women who worked there looked busy but completely confused, it was clear her training was still in progress. Finally we arrived in our rooms which were very nice, we had swim out suits, lots of fancy gadgets like a personal wireless sound system, adjustable neon lights and a hot tub bath right next to the beds (seriously). Unfortunately our air conditioning unit broke down the first night and was repaired 6 hours after I reported it. They play music more a less 24/7 on outside speakers so if you're after a quiet night in don't bother, what's worse is their music selection - nothing "Rock and Roll" about what sounded like lift music on more than one occasion. Free buffet breakfast is very comprehensive and I really enjoyed it, the food from the bar's is awful however; it costs a lot and actually was not edible on more than one occasion. To summarize, it's not quite ready for paying customers, with training and building works still happening however the staff were very polite and friendly and the facilities very nice. Maybe one to visit next season.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Looks like quite a lively place from the outside with a big American style Honky Tonk sign. When we walked in we weren't sure if we were allowed to just take a seat or if we had to be seated. After a short while we just walked to the bar and ordered some drinks, if you like beer there's a shortage of premium lager, Coors Light the only recognizable drink on tap. We took a seat and a very polite attentive waitress took our order; we decided to go for the "Honk Dogs" with a side of onion rings. Upon arrival it was clear my bun was burnt slightly and the onion rings never appeared (we weren't charged for them on the bill) - the taste was very bland and we found ourselves with a lack of condiments on our table. It was very busy in there when we left, other food looked nice but unfortunately the food we picked was not. I might return, but probably not with other American style restaurants nearby.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
First time visit and I was impressed by the quality of the tapas. Looking at quite an understated menu you'll be surprised at just how large the portions are; 2 people order 5 dishes and there was a small amount left over. The Sizzling garlic prawns and meatballs were especially nice. Wine selection was ok but not great, the only slight negative point; we were not asked what our order was until 15 minutes after arriving, although we did have wine! Would visit again for sure
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago