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If you missed Cardiff SEO Meet last week then fear not - you can watch the talks from Prabhat Shah, +Jess Spate and +Jonathan Walker right here:
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AdWords Local Pack Ads question: Is there a way to set AdWords to only appear in the map (as part of the local pack ads) and not in the normal Google Search sponsored results as well? Or is it the case (as I'm presuming) that they go together hand-in-hand? I'm working with a client who only wants to use AdWords in the maps and nowhere else. Thanks!
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I believe you also have to enable search partners to get map ads: https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2616017?hl=en-AU

Search Partners are hard to track and control. There is a segment option to show search partner data, but nothing down to the level of what partner.

Some search partners give themselves away by the nature of the query term they use. e.g. business directories often show a breadcrumb like search query. This may provide a way to cherry pick queries that maps causes.
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New on SEOno - A quick post talking about Radiohead's 'unusual' marketing strategy around the new album (and why it's awesome)...
I just wanted to type up a quick post talking about what Radiohead have been doing recently to promote their new album – A Moon Shaped Pool – and why it’s awesome. I’m not e…
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New on SEOno - Celebrating 5 years of SEOno-ey goodness...
This April, SEOno (this very blog) turned 5-years-old.* Since my very first post on 1st April 2011 – the innovatively titled “My previous posts for other blogs and sites”, which w…
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New on SEOno - I attended +Online Influence Conference 2016 yesterday in #Cardiff . Here's my thoughts...
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New on SEOno - Expert roundups are all the rage at the moment, and I'm honoured to have been included in a few over the years... However I have a few reasons why I might not share a roundup (even if I'm in it)...
Over the years I’ve participated in a few roundups (a.k.a. crowdsourced content) – sometimes via HARO, sometimes by being approached directly by email. Whenever the latter happens, I …
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My latest post for +State of Digital - How many clients is too many clients? Is there a magic number? I look at data from recent surveys and give the pros and cons of having too many vs. having too few...
A freelancer's thoughts on the pros and cons on having too many (or too few) clients, with graphs and data from various industry studies.
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Cardiff SEO Meet #1 is coming together nicely, with all three speakers now announced - +Jess Spate, +Jonathan Walker & Prabhat Shah:
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New on SEOno - MOM (my freelance business) turns three-years-old this weekend. In this post I talk about what I've learnt along the way...
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New on SEOno - If you're doing HARO repurposing (i.e. reusing HARO responses that don't get picked up) then here's a quick I-can't-believe-I-didn't-think-of-it-earlier tip to help keep on top of things...
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My latest post on +State of Digital - A message to marketers who RT their clients' campaigns willy-nilly, or rope in friends to help promote them: we're better than this...
A rambling from a digital marketer who's getting fed up with other digital marketers who share/RT their clients' campaigns willy-nilly.
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New on SEOno - Some small career change news... #AprilFools
The other day I announced the launch of Cardiff SEO Meet. It’s generated a bit of PR interest (due out next week), and in addition to being asked to pass on info about the meetup, I was asked…
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  • Morgan Online Marketing
    Freelance SEO, 2013 - present
  • Box UK
    SEO Strategist, 2012 - 2013
  • Liberty Marketing
    Senior SEO Account Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • Confused.com
    Digital Marketing Executive, 2010 - 2011
  • Liberty Marketing
    SEO Specialist, 2009 - 2010
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    Media & Cultural Studies, 2004 - 2007
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