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Tony “Tiggerito” McCreath
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The Glorious and Fabulous SEO Giant
The Glorious and Fabulous SEO Giant

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Watch the first +SEMrush SEO Surgery for the Asia-Pacific region. I'll personally be auditing an Australian eCommerce site, while stars +Craig Campbell SEO and +Jason Mun will audit two others. +Peter Mead will be keeping us all in order. Watch, ask questions and consider submitting your site to the next one.
SEO Surgery APAC
SEO Surgery APAC
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Google Translate's AI is beginning to scare me...

It's also in all likelihood a Tim Burton / +Neil Gaiman / Terry Pratchett fan.

#googletranslate #terrypratchett #neilgaiman #goodomens #timburton #marsattacks #randomness
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I just received a notification that my Google+ business page will be deleted if I don't use it. Google must be running out of space!
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GDPR. You need to keep evidence that you removed data, which would be a record of the data you removed 😜
The Delicious, Sweet, and Utterly Insane Irony of GDPR

So I have these websites with a form where one can submit one's email address to subscribe for regular updates on stuff. In the run-up to May 25th I duly sent out my email notification that stuff is changing, and that folks need to resubscribe.

In my email, as well as an extremely special offer to sweeten re-subscription, I've included a link to an separate unsubscribe form, in case they want to be more explicit about having their details removed.

So now things have played out, and I have three lists:

1. Re-Subscribers
No problem here... They continue wanting to receive the good stuff.

2. Regular Unsubscribers
These folks didn't explicitly resubscribe, so I'm removing them from my records

3. Explicit Unsubscribers
The people who filled in my form to explicitly ask for removal of their information.

Now.... In order to satisfy GDPR's guidelines for accountability and transparency, I have to be able to account for my actions. This involves retaining a full and complete record of everyone whose details I've purged from my system...

This is where it gets ironic. Not only am I still in possession of the original records (i.e everyone's email address) for accountability purposes... I now actually have more information about the people who unsubscribed than I did in the first place, because to subscribe I only want your email address, but to unsubscribe I also ask for your name, which is now part of Record-Set #3.

It's not unusual for legislation of this type to be created by a bunch of Clueless Monkeys, but in this instance they're also utter Tards.

#gdpr #privacypolicy
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I use made up urls in the ids for my json-ld entities. i.e. the urls do not have content and return a 404 status code. The ids are there to connect separately defined entities.

The Google Search Console has picked up those ids and is reporting them as missing pages.

Is that right? Should ids match up to urls that return a 200 status code? I thought that they could be anything?

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Not a bad spot to do some "work".
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Just to make sure :-O

This is on a clients competitors website. I did not do it.

Maybe an unpaid developer.
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The first wave of mobile indexing has been announced.
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Are there any restaurants that let you rate your meal on the spot, then show the aggregate ratings of dishes on a screen? They could also use it to drop dishes or develop new ones. Or reprimand the chef ;-)
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