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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Clean Web Hosting Foundation for Sound SEO

Some people make the mistake of equating SEO simply with tweaking a website’s code and contents in order to rank well with search engines. While this is where the bulk of the work goes to a good SEO knows that …

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Why Buying Links is NOT a Good SEO Practice

Link building is not as easy as some SEOs make it sound. The truth is that many SEOs that promise thousands of links in several days get these links by buying links. Buying links will get you a good amount …

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Hungry for Sitelinks

Boohoo. It seems that we do not have the sitelinks yet even though David Eaves recently noticed a huge update in Google sitelinks.

For those who do not know what sitelinks are, they are simply the links that appear (for …

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SES London Day 1 Blog Round Up

Blog posts about SES London will surely be all over the net before the week ends. Here are the notable first day blog posts:

20 Minutes to Mention Paid Links: SES London Day 1, Part 1 (Ciaran Norris) Analytics and
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Why Ask(.com) the Difference?

Why should you ask about the difference between search engine algorithms? As I have mentioned in previous posts, though Google is the big daddy of search, it is important to know the difference between the algorithms used by different search …

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Fixing the Flash Problem

Flash sites can look pretty impressive but anyone who knows about search engines would tell you that a flash site is not a good thing – no matter how good it looks. Most search engine spiders are not able to …

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