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“What you haven’t done, will torment you” – Charles Dickens

Newborn Baby in Mother Hand

It may be sad – but I read sometimes about what people regret when they are coming to the end of their lives.  To spend time and enjoy time with their friends and family, seems to be the main theme that comes ahead of money/success etc every time I read a story.

It makes a lot of sense – it would be good to create some financial stability for your family (and I am working on that), but if it is at the expense of them and you enjoying each others company – and “life”, then is money really that important? Does it become a material aim? Continue reading

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Current PayPal Scam Emails – what to look for

Yet again I’m getting spammed with scam emails trying to get my information from me, so they can steal my identity. The one I got a lot of today was apparently from PayPal. My intention is to educate people on how to spot these phishing emails so that it’s not just current PayPal Scam Emails you spot, it’s ones from other well known places too that you may have an account – for example Amazon.com. Continue reading

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SEO – The Mental Model

SEO Blocks

Image by Vishraval, via Wikimedia Commons

When you’re building your website you will undoubtedly start to pick up on what SEO (search engine optimization) is all about. There are tools and people out there that will tell you how your page will rank in Google and other search engines and if you’re tempted you could spend a lot of money and time trying to get the perfect SEO score.

Well if you are considering it please watch and listen to this brief video from Matt Cutts.  In it he talks about different conspiracies that are going around of how to get ranked and then blows them away by painting a very clear picture – the mental model he talks about is simple:

“We want to return really good search results to users so they are happy and they keep coming back” – Matt Cutts 16th April 2014 Continue reading

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What type of domain should you use?

New Top Level Domains Available

New Top Level Domains Available

There are many new TLDs (top level domains) available. Traditional ones that have existed for over 20 years, like .com .net and .org are no longer the only ones available to you. You can now register:

  • .solutions
  • .photography
  • .guru
  • .email
  • … and many others

So what type of domain should you use?

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