Gary Cottam

Gary Cottam

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Gary Cottam is the founder and CEO of Peterborough-based company Doublespark, where he is able to apply his skills and expertise in the realm of Graphic Design, Web Design and SEO. His passion for these areas has also led him to become chief editor of the Phoenixrealm SEO blog, keeping readers informed of the very latest developments.

Gary lives in Cambridge with his wife, Lucy.

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Why Google+ Lords it Over Facebook and Twitter in the SEO Sphere

Let’s face it, with Google+ being the Google’s own social arm, Facebook and Twitter are obviously at a disadvantage when it comes to how well their profiles and posts/updates/tweets place in search rankings.

If you figure that it’s all about …

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Ranking Factors SEOs and Website Builders Cannot Afford to Ignore

Ranking well in search engine results pages is not a matter of luck. If you do not know which factors are significantly affect a page’s rank, then you can bet that your site won’t make it to the first page …

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Google Panda Update & Penguin MK2

Internet content is becoming a trickier force to deal with. The number of websites, blogs, and links all over the web make it difficult to sift through and gain accurate information on the subjects you are after. Content generating companies …

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From the top of Google to a black hole – the dangers of poor link building

What are poor quality links?

Poor quality link building, also known as black hat SEO, involves numerous forms of spamming and is designed to artificially inflate a website’s search engine rankings. White hate SEO, on the other hand, focuses on …

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Dan Shure

I have been in the SEO business nearly 10 years and I am always amazed at how people in the industry are always willing to help each other out. I have a problem with Rich Text Snippets not displaying, after …

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Advanced Link Manager for Bloggers

Link building is not an easy task, but it is a task made a little easier if you know how to manage your links more efficiently. Managing your links can be both tricky and time consuming, especially if your links …

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