Tom’s Guide to SEO

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation and is a way of fine-tuning your website’s content so that it appears higher in the search engine results when people browse for information online. One of the ways to do this is to

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Search Terms

Here’s a list of search terms people have used to find my blog in the last 30 days. Mainly tattoo and moustache-related but I found it quite interesting, nevertheless.

Google Ranking Update

Today – 10th November 2010 – I’m back at the 4th & 5th spots in the Google rankings (for the search term “Tom Fogarty”). My indexing on Google has been jumping around all over the place for about the last

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Bloody "Google Dance" and SEO

Been doing web design/development for a couple of years now, but only recently got interested in SEO. My aim is to get my main site ( listed highly for the search term “Tom Fogarty” by Google. I’d also like to

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Social Networking 101 (Facebook is a pain in the arse)

I’ve got a cold today so I’m sat on my settee with a box of tissues next to me. No change there then. Ahem. I’m trying to keep up-to-date with my blog, but I’m finding it a bit of a

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Google SEO Mistakes! Advice – Do Not Duplicate Content!

Although it would be nice for to feature highly in google searches – for terms such as “web designer” and “web developer” – in reality it doesn’t.  But it would be nice to feature highly for people searching for

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I’ve just finished this website for Shangri-la tattooist, Liam Sparkes. The site was made entirely with HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and I’m really pleased with the results. Check out the website and get some ink done: – COMING SOON!

I’m currently designing a website for talented tattoo artist, Liam Sparkes. There’s only a holding page there at the moment, but have a look and keep checking back for updates. Liam does some really cool and unusual tattoo work,

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RSS and PHP Malarkey

Not been up to much as I’ve had a stinking cold all week. I was playing around with RSS feeds and PHP and manage to pull my friend Paul’s latest blogger entry in to my site, see here. Then I

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Spider Web Design

The site is now re-designed and launched. There may be some minor tweaks required yet, but on the whole I’m very pleased with it. Visit