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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Would you like your blog featured here – Exchange links ?

The Phoenixrealm Blogroll is rather empty, and I am looking to feature other SEO and web design related blogs that are established and have a similar PR to Phoenixrealm.

Currently Phoenixrealm is achieving approximately 1,000 unique visitors per day and …

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Feedburner – Increases blog traffic?

During the last two weeks of November I was getting approximately 650 unique visits per day. This weekend I implemented Feedburner on the Phoenixrealm blog and have since averaged over 1000 uniques per day, plus RSS subscriptions have now also …

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Free SEO Tips Whitepaper

Ross Dunn CEO of Stepforth Placement has released an an update to “The 10 Minute Optimization” article that he wrote over 3 years ago – “Ten Minute Optimization Redux“.

Ross “Ten Minute Optimization Redux is one …

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Web discount frenzy at Threshers – Excellent Viral Marketing Example

The Thresher discount voucher was intended for suppliers and friends only, however off-licence chain Threshers is braced for an onslaught of bargain-hunting drinkers as an online Threshers discount voucher is downloaded by millions of people.

The 40%-off wine and champagne …

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Doing Some Search Engine Optimization

David Peralty provides some excellent advice with links to relevant resources regarding optimising your blog for search engines. This will no doubt be a post well worth following.

Here are some additional links that I have also found helpful:…

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The Cost of Keyword Research

Keyword research is essential to me in trying to obtain the best results possible from the SERPS and in maximising traffic to my sites
I went to update my subscription at KeywordDiscovery – the yearly subscription is now nearly $600 …

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