Web Design Leeds My Daily Musings

What does a Leeds web developer think about and get up to on a daily basis? Find out in this Journal which is part of a #100blog posts in 100 days challenge.

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20 Days Of None Stop Blogging

20 Days Of None Stop Blogging

Day 20. So I have been blogging for 20 days none stop. Is it going to help my Google ranking? You would have thought so wouldn't you.

Open Source Software

Open Source Software

Day 19. Open source software is the unsung hero of the internet and just an all round good thing. What is it?

My Favourite Podcasts

My Favourite Podcasts

Day 18. There are loads of podcasts out there in the interweb! Here's four that I enjoy. It's a great way to find stuff out while you are doing mundane household chores.

Be A Producer Not A Consumer

Be A Producer Not A Consumer

Day 17. Consuming is encouraged, that's how the economy works, but if you only consume bad things happen. Why not try producing, produce a blog! And see what happens.

Restructuring The Website To Make The Journal More Prominent

Restructuring The Website To Make The Journal More Prominent

Day 16. I'm getting impatient with my onsite SEO. I want to see more effects from my daily blogging. It's certainly keeping the journal pages fresh, but what about the front page?

Web Developing Is Like Playing A Computer Game

Web Developing Is Like Playing A Computer Game

Day 15. It can't be all bad when your job is like playing a game! Sometimes, when I'm writing code, I get the feeling that I'm on a particular level of a computer game and I need to get to the next one up.

I Have Nothing To Say

I Have Nothing To Say

Day 14. Well it's a journal, and on some days maybe you are better off just admitting you are too tired to think.

Scheduled Tweeting

Scheduled Tweeting

Day 13. I have some pithy sayings and quotes I have collected over the years that I like to tweet every now and then, mostly for the benefit of myself ( yes I read my own Twitter stream) and maybe my followers. But how do I do it?

One Way To Spot The Modern Day Snake Oil Salesmen

One Way To Spot The Modern Day Snake Oil Salesmen

Day 12. No one likes to be taken for a ride. I never trust anyone who is using too much jargon or making something sound over complicated. Find out why in this post.

Some Observations From Reading Other People's Blogs

Some Observations From Reading Other People's Blogs

Day 11. Since starting the 100 blogs in 100 days challenge I have started to become more aware of other blogs, and made a bit more effort to read them, and taken more notice of blogs in general. In today's post I talk about a few things that I have noticed.

Blogging Every Day For 10 Days What Effect Will It Have On My Google Search Engine Rankings?

Blogging Every Day For 10 Days What Effect Will It Have On My Google Search Engine Rankings?

Day 10. Time to look at the data. What progress are we making in our attempt to climb up Google's search results? Let's see...

Resorting To Talking About The Weather

Resorting To Talking About The Weather

Day 9. It was bound to happen eventually. I'm having to write something every day, the weather was going to come up eventually! Day 9 is weather day.

3 Things I Hate On Websites

3 Things I Hate On Websites

Day 8. I rant about the three things that currently annoy me when I encounter them on a website.

Two Ways To Fail At Bussiness Networking

Two Ways To Fail At Bussiness Networking

Day 7. Networking events are a valuable way to make contacts and meet perspective customers and clients. Some approaches work better than others. Today I describe two methods that really didn't work on me.

Pros And Cons Of Doing The 100 Blogs In 100 Days Challenge

Pros And Cons Of Doing The 100 Blogs In 100 Days Challenge

Day 6. What are the pros and cons of doing a blog writing challenge. And what did I do today?

Day 5 Of My Web Design Journal

Day 5 Of My Web Design Journal

Day 5. What tasks did I get done today in my roll as a web developer? And how do I know how long I spent on each task? This short blog post tells you the answers to those questions.

How Not To Do Customer Support

How Not To Do Customer Support

Day 4. It can be a real pain in the neck dealing with technical support, especially, it seems if that technical support is associated with Microsoft.

Day 3 Of The 100 Blog Posts In 100 Days Challenge

Day 3 Of The 100 Blog Posts In 100 Days Challenge

Day 3. Well this is getting difficult already. I'm writing the day 3 blog but actually I am in day 5. I'm behind, this is slightly disheartening, how am I going to deal with it? I need to get more productive and I need to set some ground rules.

A Web Developer's Day Off

A Web Developer's Day Off

Day 2: of the 100 blog posts in 100 days and I am already behind. But I have a good excuse, I went to a wedding all day, did no web development and wasn't at home. How much personal stuff should I put in my Journal? Will it help potential customers get to know and like me better?

100 Blog Posts In 100 Days Challenge

100 Blog Posts In 100 Days Challenge

Day 1. What effect will producing a large quantity of blog posts have on my Google ranking? Taking the 100 blog posts in 100 days challenge should give us some idea how Google's algorithms work. I do keep a blog but it has become very sporadic, maybe because I'm to fussy about quality, what if I go for quantity?

An experiment in blogging

This is an experiment to see what effect posting a blog post every day for 100 days will have on this website's Google ranking.

If you would like to receive a full search engine optimisation (SEO) report on the results of this experiment and the techniques I used at the end of 100 days then leave your email in the form below.



 

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