Monthly Archives: June 2011

Google goes social in the UK… at last

In a long overdue attempt to join the social ranking efforts of Facebook et al, Google have launched their own ‘like’ button to the UK at last. Google +1 buttons will now be appearing in the search results as well … Read more…

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Time to stop using Internet Explorer?

After my recent post about Internet Explorer 9 breaking various people’s websites (and a fix for that), I wasn’t surprised to see that even major sites like Tescos Finance have been affected by it, and have had to post workaround … Read more…

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What is URL Canonicalisation?

URL Canonicalisation (or URL Canonicalization as Americans spell it) is something I like to talk about a lot. It's a complicated name, but a simple concept. It's a fundamental concept of Search Engine Optimisation and it's also a great test … Read more…

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Website broken by Internet Explorer 9?

Every release of Internet Explorer these days seems to cause compatibility problems with existing websites. Always check your site works properly in the latest version of all browsers… Internet Explorer, FireFox, Safari and Chrome should cover you. In particular it … Read more…

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Google steamrollers over past towards future

Google have announced that, from the first of August, it will no longer support older browsers fully with some of its apps. That means some of the huge number of its apps will stop working (or, more likely, just do … Read more…

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Top 10 ways to use Google Alerts to boost your market intelligence

Google Alerts is a useful FREE tool which you can use to get information updates about the market you operate in on the web emailed to you automatically. You can sign up for it here: www.google.com/alerts. Google Alerts performs a … Read more…

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