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With 26 studio albums to his name, David Bowie released some phenomenal music in his time. But where should you start if you don't know his music?
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The European law forcing ISPs to collect our communications data has been struck down but they're still storing our data! Demand that your ISP stops retaining your data now!
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Cool! Time travel with Google Street view maps. Now if only I could get it to work :-/
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Great opportunity for an SEO Exec to join the +Mirror team - read more & apply here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/13234326 #SEO #jobs
Trinity Mirror PLC is one of the UK’s largest multimedia publishers, encompassing an award winning portfolio of 5 national titles, 130 regional titles and over 500 digital products. Digital growth is at the heart of Trinity Mirror's strategy, with a goal of developing and sustaining strong positions across print and digital channels. The exciting opportunity has arisen for an SEO Exec to join our team and to support our Editorial team to embed be...
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Reddit, Mozilla, Tumblr, Imgur, and over 6,000 other websites are protesting NSA surveillance. Join them.
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The Tory party deleted a bunch of content from their website - here's how & why we shouldn't let them scrub out their history
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New #SEO & social headline writing tool available - preview in real-time what your page titles & descriptions might look like on Google, Facebook & Twitter
It used to be that writing page titles & meta descriptions was pretty easy – just keep an eye on the character count and you’re good. However, thanks to recent changes in Google’s SERP layout, and the proliferation of share buttons that grab the same meta data, it’s increasingly hard to strike the balance of... Read more »
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At least 2 UKIP MEP candidates have deleted their twitter profiles due to offensive tweets. Can you find more?

http://rjh.am/ukip/
Smoke me a kipper... Search over 85k tweets from the ukip MEP candidates at today's European Elections, and see what you can discover about their preoccupations... Search I'm feeling lucky! Why not try searching for one of their most used words, such as racist, bbc, or maybe an ethnic minority ...
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Unsolicited email from an #SEO identifying a "colossal drop in traffic and Organic visibility".

News to me but see if you can identify which line in Search Metrics he was referring to:
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Me.. interviewed
Reaching the top of the escalator I emerged into the Minecraft wonderland also known as Canary Wharf. I was here to meet Rob, who after a good few years spent at an agency has made the move in-house, specifically to Trinity Mirror. image. Rob's expertise lies in SEO and he was instrumental in ...
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5 hours ago - Keep up to date with our live blog covering events in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress 2014.
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Finally - content grouping comes to Google Analytics; very useful…
Viewing your site content in logical groups is important for sites and businesses of all types. It lets you understand how different categories of products are working together and the buckets that generate the most revenue. Or, if you run a news site understand which categories are the hottest ...
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Head of SEO at Telegraph Media Group
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Search Engine Optimisation
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SEO, Analytics, Usability, Perl, LAMP, etc
Employment
  • Trinity Mirror
    Head of SEO, 2014 - present
  • Telegraph Media Group
    Head of SEO, 2013 - 2014
  • Omnicom Group
    Search Technology Director, 2012 - 2013
  • OMD Group
    SEO Director, 2010 - 2012
  • OMD Group
    SEO Account Director, 2009 - 2010
  • OMD Group
    SEO Strategist, 2008 - 2009
  • Victor Connect
    Marketing Manager, 2007 - 2008
  • Music Sales
    Marketing Manager, 2005 - 2007
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This is heavily based on this post, which I read thanks to Gisele today (Thanks again Gisele!) I'll show how you can visualise Twitter data

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Hey Google, you little trickster! You and your "organic" search results, had me thinking they were completely objective. Who knew you did SE

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Blog about SEO, Perl, internet marketing and so on from Rob Hammond, a London based SEO professional and Perl fan.