Gary Cottam

Gary Cottam

Author at Phoenixrealm.com

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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What makes an annoying website?

What makes an annoying website? I ask this question because I think very few people intentionally design or developed annoying websites. We end up having an annoying website sometimes when we just think about our preferences instead of thinking about …

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Choosing The Right Domain Name For SEO Benefits

Domain names are very important. Although it doesn’t really matter what sort of domain name you choose for your online presence sometimes even small things can make a big difference; for instance, having your keywords in your domain name. For …

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The 80/20 Rule Of Search Engine Marketing

The original 80/20 rule concept is that 80% wealth of the world is in the hands of 20% of its population. Since this ratio has been applied on many concepts, it eventually had to fall upon search engine marketing too. …

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Writing Articles For SEO

Writing articles is one of the best ways of enhancing your website’s such engine optimisation. Having Lots of quality, targeted, and relevant content on your website is one of the quintessential components of your website SEO strategy because after all, …

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15 reasons Facebook may be worth $15bn

The BBC today reports on “15 reasons Facebook may be worth $15bn“.

It is not often that I write about general news items, but that seems like a heck of a lot of money, albeit dollars.

I started …

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Arresting Spam With CAPTCHA

Do you receive lots of spam from your contact from on your web site? Spammers can exploit your contact form script to send tons of spam your way. Sometimes the problem escalates so much that your hosting company threatens to …

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