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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SEO for Bing with Webmaster Tools

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Search may still be dominated by Google, but if you’ve been discounting the power of Bing to bring in traffic to your site then you are missing out on a big opportunity.

The good news is that even if you …

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Tweaking Your Tweets for More Traffic

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If you optimise your pages for maximum effect when posted on Facebook, so should you optimise your tweets to increase the chances of driving traffic to your site. Twitter is after all a force to contend with search volume reported …

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Optimising on Facebook with the Open Graph Protocol

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Social media optimisation, particularly on Facebook, is not something you should take lightly. We all know the power of word-of-mouth; well these days that means the power of sharing on social sites via wall posts and the like button.

Facebook …

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Expecting Panda Roll Outs

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Real life little panda cubs might be as cute as hell, but hell is also the right word to use in describing what most webmasters feel each time a new Panda of the Google kind is about to be birthed. …

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Managing Your Sites at a Glance with Site Health

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Managing websites can be really time-consuming no matter how efficient you are. Thankfully, Google has given us yet another way to make our lives just a tad bit easier by introducing “Site Health” on Webmaster Tools.

Site Health allows …

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Optimising Your Site for Tablets

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Tablets have become ubiquitous, so much so that any website owner would be foolish not to optimise their site to make it friendlier for tablet users. To help you get started here are some tips for redesigning your site and …

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