Guides and resources
A case study of domain name acquisition, taking place over three years. It was worth it.
Amazon suffered down time, potentially caused by attacks from hackers, in relation to Wikileaks.
BT make it very difficult to get hold of any UK staff, unless you're looking to buy something. Here's the number of their UK Technical complaints team.
How I am currently dealing with slow BT Broadband, and what you can do too.
This guide covers the domain name transfer process, which all registrars follow.
With Google Analytics set up, it's a good idea to opt-out of sending analytics data from your own computers to prevent skewing your statistics.
Annoyed by BT hijacking your browser when a webpage can't be loaded? Switch off this service with this quick guide.
How you can avoid spam, and reduce the amount of spam reaching your inbox.
Discussion on the art and science of drop catching a domain name, following the process from identification of the domain, through monitoring of it's renewal status, to it's redemption period and subsequent deletion.
As an experienced Google AdSense publisher, here are my top tips for maximising your earnings.
Make sure you're getting the most out of your broadband, to enjoy the internet to the full.
Google Sitelinks are a feature of Google search, applied where a website has authority with a search key-phrase. Pictured below, Sitelinks include up to eight additional links to your most important pages.
Website sitemaps help keep search engines in the loop, providing them with a complete list of your website's pages. There are a few different types of sitemap, and this guide gives an overview of those, and how you can set them up.
Users and search engines alike prefer tidy, friendly URLs. Similar pages result in poor search result rankings, fewer visitors, and fewer leads.
Search engines aim to give users the best possible results. They want users to find relevant, valuable information quickly, minimising repetition. Pages containing largely similar or duplicate content are filtered out and hidden.