My guide to the digital world

You'll never have to bluff your way again.


Beginners guide to Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

It’s no longer just about having a website. It’s about having a website that appears at the top of search engines. If you are not on the first page your website risks never being found. And this is not necessarily an easy thing to do. And just when you think you’ve got it pinned down, the most often used search engine, Google, releases a change to their algorithm making everyone with a website panic and wonder how it will affect their ratings.

There are a lot of SEO tips out there. Some are great. Some are written by people who think they’re great. When they’re not.

It is important to remember that SEO is a campaign. You will not rise to the top of the rankings overnight. It takes time and continual tweaking. Here I will run down 7 basic actions you can put in place today that will help you on your journey. read more >>

Do you tweet?

This micro blogging site is massive. There are now over 200 million users on Twitter and this number is rising every day! It now has real influence in the world. I'm there. Follow me @dougpitchers . I’ll follow you back.

But like every social media platform there are certain guidelines that you should observe. They’re not rule per se… but break them and you will suffer a digital polite silence. A few unfollows and you may just detect a pixilated vision of tumbleweed blowing across your screen.

So read these top ten tips of Twitter etiquette and you won’t go far wrong.