Archives: marketing

SEO – It’s Not Rocket Science

July 30, 2011 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: marketing, SEO.

A couple of years ago at Joomla Day UK I fronted an impromptu Q&A session on SEO at the behest of my friend and fellow web designer Arno Zijlstra (and all at 2 minutes notice!) It was a real on-the-spot discussion answering some pretty rudimentary questions about best practice in SEO to a crowd of • Read More »

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The Fine Line Between Marketing and Spamming

March 13, 2011 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: business, marketing, social media.

Some time ago I decided to join Ecademy to try it out and possibly extend my network within my industry. Immediately upon subscribing a couple of people were “all over me”. Now that’s not exactly “the way I roll” but I connected with these people anyway and, in a short period of time, received numerous • Read More »

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Is Your Business Still “Nervous” about Social Media?

January 14, 2011 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 2 Comments | Filed in: business, Internet, marketing, social media.

I was chatting with Mick Dickinson of BuzzedUp.co.uk yesterday, discussing how the landscape has changed in marketing trends, particularly with regards to social media. Mick’s particular case, from a few months back, was of an “old skool” marketing guy failing to keep up with the times. This resonated with an ¬†experience I’ve had just this • Read More »

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Stating the Obvious

August 28, 2010 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 5 Comments | Filed in: business, creativity, marketing, philosophy, tech.

I don’t know when I came up with the tag line “Stating the bleedin’ obvious since 1970” for this blog but I seem to recall it was a reaction to the level of hero worship that is afforded to those who merely… state the bleeding obvious. I’m talking about leading figures in the industry, in • Read More »

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