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Is that Penrod?

Is that Penrod? It was my birthday today and as well as receiving a nice card from my daughter she also created this nice new Penrod Shero Avatar for my SEO Hero site ūüôā

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SEO Hero Countdown The Penrod Shero SEO Hero will be revealed soon

SEO Hero Countdown Clock

SEO Hero Countdown Clock The Penrod Shero SEO Hero will be revealed in –

Moved V1 SEO

Finally bit the bullet and moved V1 SEO on to new hosting. Whilst doing it I also removed about 80% of old posts and moved the WordPress powered part of it from the /11/ directory to the /15/ directory. Still undecided what to do with the site, but may remove a bit more content so […]

2 bedroom Cotswold Holiday Cottage

Gerald Duck is pleased to announce that refurbishment work on The White Cottage is nearing completion and the cottage will soon be made available as a Cotswold Holiday Cottage. The White Cottage is a 2/3 bedroom detached cottage constructed from local Cotswold stone, old handmade bricks under a welsh slate roof. Cottage completely refurbished in […]

TowBar Fitters Birmingham

TowBar Fitters Birmingham 135-137 Icknield Port Road, Ladywood, Birmingham. B16 0BJ Tel: 0121 456 1516 Web: http://www.towbarfittersbirmingham.com/ Your Local Towbar Fitters in Birmingham

Latest 100 Posts on Google+ by Terry Simmonds

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Sexing Ducks the old fashioned way

Sexing Ducks the old fashioned way by Gerald Duck How to Sex Ducks the old fashioned way Sexing Ducks A brief introduction to Sexing Ducks the old fashioned way Sexing Ducks the old fashioned way August 6, 2013 Gerald Duck Ducking Again http://www.geraldduck.co.uk

Google Authorship Abuse and Google+ Abuse Matt Cutts Talks Out

Gerald Duck let it slip earlier today that Google Authorship Abuse and Google+ Abuse could be making the headlines soon. As cryptic as ever Gerald would say no more other than watch out for an announcement by Matt Cutts.

Matt Cutts hints that Author Rank could become a ranking factor soon

Google cat lover Matt Cutts revealed to Gerald Duck that trusted authorities may rank higher in Google results. Is this a sign that Author Rank is¬†imminent or just Cutts mentioning the blatantly obvious? Identifying Google primary authority and contributing authorities Google delegated authority evaluation system  

SEO to be Regulated by Gerald Duck SEO Regulator

5th¬†May 2013 For immediate release SEO Has¬†A New Regulator – Gerald Duck Appointed SEO Industry Regulator. Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, UK Gerald Duck has proclaimed himself head of the new SEO Regulation body GDSEORB from immediate effect. Gerald Duck’s primary role is to act as an intermediate arbitrator between SEO Companies and clients and to provide impartial […]

The Fun Side of SEO

Every now and then Gerald Duck reminisces about what he says were the good old days of SEO when SEO’s actually did SEO rather than just outsource link building, guest blogging, article writing and link building. He’s often said how SEO used to be fun and like a game of whits coming up with new […]

Google Author Rank and Pearson Correlation Coefficient

Will Google use Pearson Product Moment Correlation to grade authors when using Author Rank? Will a group of positive r’s interacting lead to higher positive Correlation and influence Author Rank?

How To Set Up Google+ Business Pages

Gerald Duck helped set up the Google+ Business Pages for http://www.v1seo.co.uk/ and http://www.uksmallbusinessdirectory.co.uk/ The V1 SEO page can be found here – V1 SEO Google+ The UK Small Business Directory here – UK Small Business Directory Google+ Gerald Duck have written an instruction sheet on How To Set Up Google+ Business Pages which will be […]

New Stairlift Reviews Website

I thought someone was dropping hints when I heard them talking to Gerald Duck about Stairlift Reviews¬† he’s not as nimble on his feet as he used to be and is constantly moaning about his poor old knees. It turned out to be a new little V1 Sites project though and was another 10 page […]

Offline Advertising Using Car Number Plates – V1 SEO

As more and more small business owners are becoming aware of the acronym SEO, Gerald Duck suggested putting a personalised number plate on a flash red car and parking it in a local business centre for all to see. We also attached a windscreen sticker showing the full http://www.v1seo.co.uk URL

Internet Marketing Experts in Warwickshire

Gerald Duck is creating a list of the top 10 Internet Marketing Experts in Warwickshire, if you are an internet marketing expert and think you deserve to appear in The Gerald Duck Top 10 Internet Marketing Experts in Warwickshire list please contact Gerald now. The Masked SEO – Search Engine Optimisation Specialst.

Part Time SEO Work Available

For about 18 months now Gerald Duck has been turning SEO work away on a weekly basis. This will soon be changing as we will be looking for someone to provide Part Time SEO Work

How Much Does SEO Cost

I‚Äôve seen numerous posts in forums asking how much a good SEO charges and answers have varied from around ¬£10.00 per hour up to ¬£150.00 per hour. The lower figure is usually just a one man band, new to the industry, working from home with no overheads. The higher figure is usually from a bigger […]

Phrase Pages – Unique Pages for Unique Phrases

Phrase Pages¬†is a new Online Advertising system developed by the SEO Experts over at V1 SEO Phrase Pages allows small business owners to select a unique phrase related to their products/services and have a unique page set up to drive targeted traffic to their own website. Still at the early stages of development Gerald Duck […]

Contract hire improves business cash flow

Leasing has developed into a extremely popular in the UK with many organizations who repeatedly require new vehicles for their employees in order to develop¬† their businesses without any sizeable outlay. This type of financing works well for companies , becuase there is no reason to wait to accumulate enough funds to buy a car¬† […]

What is SEO to the man in the street ?

Most people in marketing and advertising know that SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation or Search Engine Optimiser. As a little test though Gerald sent me out¬†to ask 30 people in the street if they know what SEO meant. The result was very surprising to me, of those 30 people asked, not a single one […]

New V1 SEO Button

V1SEO button attracts more attention than a simple text link. Gerald Duck explains why the social networking button is seen by some as a modern day wooden horse.

Word of Mouth Marketing

Following on from Gerald’s earlier demonstation of fake business reviews Chapter 11 of Don’t Duck the Question¬†takes a look at Word of Mouth Marketing. Gerald explains that it’s not only what is being said that is important, but also¬† who is saying it. Gerald uses the Sony Walkman as an example and stresses how important […]

PPC Specialists – The more you pay the better

Gerald Duck¬†often receives cold calls from companies guaranteeing him top 10 google rankings within 24hrs. These callers are often so called PPC specialists who are efectively just acting as resellers for Google Adwords. Most of these callers are just using the naivity of small business owners and offering low monthly fees based on specific keywords. […]

Top 10 Article Writing Tips

Write articles about subjects you are interested in. Write for readers, not for search engines. Think carefully about the titles of your articles. Try to write your articles in similar styles. Always sign of your articles or ensure you are attributed as the author. Don’t be tempted to spin your articles too many times. Ensure […]

Writing about nothing

It’s 23:51 on a Tuesday night and¬† Gerald has just told me to sit and write about whatever comes in to my head, he said not to correct any spelling mistakes, punctuation mistakes, grammar mistakes and not to go back and read what I have written to correct anyuthing. Basically, I am to just sit […]

Website Marketing Expert What does it mean?

Ask Gerald Duck what is meant by the phrase website marketing expert and you may be surprised by the answer. Chapter 11 of Don’t Duck the Question looks at a number of website marketing experts and asks the question What is a website marketing expert?

Top 10 Online Marketing Tips

In Chapter 10 of Don’t Duck the Question Gerald lists his top 10 online marketing tips for new campaigns. Gerald also¬†talks about¬†direct marketing and subliminal marketing. We also hear for the first time how Gerald exploited the early days of the internet to feather his nest.

You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find a prince

Gerald Duck knows a good thing when he sees it – do you? Gerald isn’t ashamed to say that in the past¬†he kissed many a frog. Make no sense to you? – read chapter¬†9 of Dont Duck the Question to discover why Gerald hasn’t kissed a frog in over 40 years.

Selling Below Market Value

‚ÄúThere is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man’s lawful prey‚ÄĚ – John Ruskin In chapter¬†8 of Don’t Duck the Question¬†Gerald Duck looks at price comparison websites and how service may be going downhill […]

Trust is a 5 letter word

Put your hand out, spread your fingers wide, what do you see? Gerald Duck sees Trust Discover how you too can see what others are missing. Chapter 6 of Don’t Duck the Question looks at subliminal marketing with Gerald sharing the secrets of the¬†emperor’s new clothes and talking about sheep and wolves.

What's in a name – A marketing experts incite

In chapter 5 of Don’t Duck the Question Gerald Duck asks What’s in a name? Gerald looks at branding, subliminal advertising and product placement. Gerald explains how this works, not only for the major corporations but also at how small online businesses can turn this to their advantage.

Know who you are selling to.

Gerald likes to know who he is selling to in advance of meeting with, talking to or corresponding with in any way. And when Gerald says he likes to know, he means he likes to know Chapter 4 in the new eBook from Gerald Duck – Don’t Duck the Question

Can I come and see you?

Can I come and see you? I have something you will be very interested to see and will really excite you. Sorry, I can’t really say much more, you really do have to see what I have, and it’s impossible to explain properly over the phone. Would you say no?

The art of article writing

Chapter 2 of Don’t Duck the Question takes a closer look at article writing. Gerald looks at the advantages and pitfalls of submitting your articles to the numerous article sites, and asks “are you ensuring you are making a good return of investment when writing articles?” Gerald provides examples of well structured article writing campaigns […]

The Importance of Tracking

Tracking your advertising spend should be a priority. Gerald Duck explains why in his fantastic new eBook Don’t Duck the Question.