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Great write up and very well summarised tips from Pubcon Las Vegas 2014
PubCon and Las Vegas make up for a pretty tempting combination for all digital marketers out there. Given that gambling often resembles SEOs’ constant struggle to predict and outsmart search engine algorithms, Las Vegas is the perfect place to organize an SEO conference. Already in its teens (15 year old) PubCon attracts experts in variety... <a class="view-article" href="http://optilocal.org/pubcon-las-vegas-2014-day1/">View Article</a>
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 #SEOktoberfest 1 of the greateset Search Events ever,  #SearchBrothers 2 of the greatest Search people I know....
 
Free #SEOktoberfest #CharityBBQ #ticket for grabs!

Share this post through your favourite channels - Google+, Facebook, Twitter you name it! - and win a ticket for the famous SEOktoberfest Charity BBQ, a unique opportunity to rub elbows with the who’s who of the SEO industry such as +Marcus Tandler +Joost de Valk +Aleyda Solis +Joe Sinkwitz +David Naylor +Michelle Robbins +Dan Petrovic +Duane Forrester +Kristopher Jones +Dennis Goedegebuure +Bob Rains +Tim Mayer +Frank Fuchs +Marcus Tober +William Sears +Carolyn Shelby +Greg Boser 

What do I have to do: Just share this post on Google+ or Facebook or Twitter or whatever you like best, including the hash tags #SEOktoberfest   #SearchBrothers  so we can find your post. Blog posts with # tags count, too.

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When, where is the SEOktoberfest Charity BBQ: Munich, 24th September 2014

What is the SEOktoberfest Charity BBQ all about: It’s the equivalent of a Super Bowl Sunday of the SEO industry. For more information please check -> http://www.seoktoberfest.net/bbq.html

How do you choose a winner: We will pick a random person among those who shared. Sharing in multiple channels will increase your chances by end of day Monday September 15th.

Good luck!
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A great post on what to consider when improving page speed, its not always the most obvious choice of pages i.e. Checkout Page has no bearing for SEO, but huge for Customer Benefit! = Revenue
Internet marketing company Portent recently tested 500 e-commerce sites using YSlow to gather basic performance data and found 50 percent of the websites audited had an average load time of more than five seconds with a standard deviation of eight seconds
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Creating the Right Homepage for your International Users - http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/creating-right-homepage-for-your.html
If you are doing business in more than one country or targeting different languages, we recommend having separate sites or sections with specific content on each URLs targeted for individual countries or languages. For instance one page for US and english-speaking visitors, and a different page ...
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+Tigerair Love it..... awesome program! :-)
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A great re-cap on how to build a Truly Muli-Lingual Platform with Wordpress
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GWT is improving over time!
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Random sky pics when flying. It was a beautiful day to gorgeous not to photograph.
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Nice touch to be able to assign managers for your G+ page.
 
Today's #TipTuesday post is for all you page owners out there. If you could use a little extra help overseeing your page, just follow the steps below to assign a new page manager. 
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Rado "Mini #Manhattan", bought for my mum in 1976 and barely worn.   Amongst my investigation on this model, I found a very well written article on the history of the Rado Manhattan (half way down) http://www.watchcarefully.com/articles/rado1.html #Watches #Rado #NYC #Manhattan
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Fascinating. Does your mum do much swimming at a depth of 220 metres? 
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Trying Google Voice Search : 

- Device         : Desktop
- Other Hardware : Logitech C920 Webcam Mic
- Voice          : Normal tone/pitch/speed of voice
- Query          : Searchphrase&TLD
- Result         : 100% accurate
- Bonus          : Visual confirmation of search whilst speaking

As a result, I will test voice search on Google desktop over the next few weeks to see if I can adapt early on :-)
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Love it, may have to try next time I park the car!
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Very funny! Nice share +James Norquay and +Shahid Awan. Hope you have a wonderful day.
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Occupation
VP of Marketing @ Wimdu - Up to 50% Cheaper than a Hotel!
Skills
SEO, Global SEO Strategies, International Marketing, Agency Link Building, Conversion Optimisation, Web Analytics and much more. Please ask.
Employment
  • Wimdu
    VP of Marketing, 2014 - present
  • Cheapflights
    Global Head of Search, 2012 - 2014
  • Hotels.com
    Global SEO Director, 2011 - 2012
  • Gamesys
    Head of Search, 2010 - 2011
  • Mindshare
    Business Search Director, 2010 - 2011
  • Wordtracker
    Consultant, 2009 - 2009
  • Walker Media
    SEO Director, 2007 - 2009
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Currently
Berlin
Previously
London - Beford - Barcelona - Uganda - Kenya - Dallas - New York - Las Vegas - Boston - Rome - Moscow - Dubai
Story
Tagline
VP of Marketing @ Wimdu - Professional SEO with a passion for internet marketing, e-commerce, conversion & Magento.
Introduction
I manage Global Marketing for Wimdu.  I previously headed up the Search Globally for Cheapflights.com, Hotels.com and many other brands.
 
Public speaker at Pubcon (Leading Global SEO Conference)
Speaker at International Search Summit (International Search Conference)
Speaker at Econique (Invitation-only network)
 
I come from a web development background, from which I am able to fluently code xhtml, css, xml, and php code. Though understanding the importance of sold foundational structures, I am able to advise, recommend and hand code unique solutions with search engine optimisation, accessibility and usability in mind.
Bragging rights
Lifting a manual penalty from Google on a enterprise level website!
Education
  • DMU Leicester
    BSc Multi-Media Computing, 1999 - 2001
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