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    • Working Tue to Sat: Pros & Cons of an Alternative 9-to-5

      “What a way to make a livin’…” A few months ago, I changed up the days that I worked in order to try and achieve a better work-life balance. Instead of the traditional Monday to Friday, I dropped the Monday in favour of working on a Saturday. So still five days a week, but different days. I wasn’t going to bother blogging about it (honestly because I didn’t think anyone wou ...

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  • Community: The Key to Happiness?

    …: Joining Welsh ICE, a coworking space in Caerphilly (on the outskirts of Cardiff) In each of these instances I was in a fun environment and working on things that I love, but there was another key ingredient: a sense of community. When I worked at the live music bar, I became friends with my fellow bar staff, the pub managers/owners, the regulars…

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  • Looking Back on Your Achievements

    … We all sometimes get that feeling at the end of the working day where you just sit there are you think to yourself: “enh, it feels like I didn’t get anything done today…” One of my favourite ever blog posts (which annoyingly I can’t find for the life of me now) offered a great tip on this: actually write down what you did that day. That way…

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  • Attacat selected as a Google Premier Partner!

    …BIG news! In a series of continuing firsts for our agency, we are proud to announce that Attacat has officially been chosen as one of the first Google Premier Partners! This programme, as an extension of their existing Partners initiative, is the highest certification that currently exists within Google and allows us to work even closer with them…

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  • Deconstructing the Worst Article I’ve Ever Seen

    … Ladies and gentlemen, we have reached peak BuzzFeedification. By “BuzzFeedification” I refer to the recent onslaught of articles that fit BuzzFeed’s style (i.e. full of GIFs and memes) and/or follow the get-as-many-ad-impressions-as-possible model, which has been adopted by many publishers at the moment – more and more by the day, it seems…

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  • #Attamadness: Lunchtime Chatter!

    … So we’re half way through our Leap Day Challenge and the #attamadness is real! Our Attacats have busy collecting supplier contacts, developing brand guidelines and building websites. “THE #Attamadness IS REAL” This morning the business idea was finally revealed to the Attacats. The concept is a UK-based comparison site for blown wood pellet…

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  • My Top 5 Takeaways from ReWork

    … Recently I started listening to audiobooks during my commute (a great tip if you don’t have much chance reading/listening to books in your spare time), and I was recently recommended ReWork by Scott Sherwood (@scottsherwood) of TestLodge. I’ve never agreed so hard with a book in all my life. I wasn’t joking when I tweeted that I was “screaming…

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  • The Importance of ICE 50 – A Member’s Perspective

    … Disclaimer: In addition to being a Welsh ICE member, they’re also a client of mine – albeit they came on-board after I joined them. So I was a member – who benefitted from the funding – first and foremost. Earlier this week, Welsh ICE (my co-working space) announced ICE 50, which you can apply to here. In short, they’re giving away 50(!) fully…

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  • Spotify is Missing a Trick: UGC & the Gamification of Explicit Tracks

    … I’m a big rock music fan, a daily Spotify user and a new dad… It’s an wild mix. Before becoming a dad, it didn’t matter what I listened to around the house. But nowadays I have to be very careful what I listen to, especially as I listen to bands like Rocket From The Crypt and The Wildhearts, whose tracks (and even song titles!) contain…

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  • Time-saving Hack: Listen To Audiobooks During Your Commute

    … Just a quick post detailing a time-saving hack that I discovered recently thanks to George Savva (@GeorgeSavva1), my effectiveness coach, who deserves full credit. For years I’ve wanted to read a few business books but I’ve found that I’ve never had the time to do so – sure enough I’d buy them, but then they’d simply sit and gather dust on my…

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  • Beware: Asterisks & Other Symbols Can Ruin Your Tap-To-Call Phone Number Link

    … to drive traffic to your website – you don’t want them bouncing at the final hurdle, affecting your conversion rate. Clients/customers are one thing. Imagine if your visitors were contemplating suicide… The other day, I noticed that the Samaritans’ phone number on their Contact page wasn’t working properly if you were on a mobile device and you were…

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  • Poison Apple – Why It Took 3 Hours to Sort Out an Apple ID for a ‘New’ Account

    … Most of the time, sorting out an Apple ID takes no more than a minute or two. You give your email address, contact details, set up security questions and you’re on the way. …Sometimes, it takes an entire Saturday afternoon, including 3 calls to Apple speaking to 4 different customer service advisors, and factors in serious data protection…

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  • A Small Change in a Big World… My First Edit on Google Maps

    … High Street” – was 100 yards down the road and on the other side of the road, so they thought that our map marker/pin location suggestion (the actual location) was inaccurate. The only way to fix it was to delve into Google Map Maker and make the change myself. Once it was done, they started to rank really well not long after. I’d never really…

    SEOnoin Paid Search SEO Google- 11 readers -
  • Renewal Marketing Done Right – Rewarding Repeat Business

    … We’ve all been there. Every year, renewing your car/home/whatever insurance, you’re hitting the comparison sites because your current provider’s 2nd+ year quote has leapt up a notch. One year, instead of ‘renewing’ the traditional way, it was cheaper for me to leave my car insurance provider and rejoin the same company immediately(!) than…

    Steve Heimoff/ SEOno- 14 readers -
  • Why I Named My Freelance SEO Business “Morgan Online Marketing”

    … One year ago today, on Tuesday 7th May 2013, I took the plunge. I thought I’d mark the occasion of my freelance SEO & PPC business’ 1st birthday by answering a question I’ve been asked a few times by a fair few people: why “Morgan Online Marketing?” First things first though… One year. Wow. It’s flown by. I’d like to take this opportunity…

    SEOnoin Paid Search SEO EMail- 23 readers -
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