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Edinburgh - 22:27 [July 07th]

#nmbrek #edinburgh: 30 reasons to attend the September Edinburgh New Media Breakfast

Self promotion is very uncomfortable however you look at it, but equally it’s nice to bathe in a glowing feeling sometimes too, especially after a hiccup.
There’s no show without Punch
Gordon White and I have been presenting a good number of the monthly New Media Breakfasts recently. (Too many probably as it [...]

Linkbait Generator

#NMBrek: 7 ways men use the New Media Breakfasts to get laid

I’m just working with @gordonwhite on finalising our presentation for tomorrow morning’s Glasgow New Media Breakfast (repeats in Edinburgh on Thursday 15th September).
The topic is “Content is King” of which the core content is “35 versatile content ideas to power up your business’ social media”.
We are also showcasing a couple of [...]

New Media Breakfasts: Now free for all retained Attacat clients

About the Breakfasts
The New Media Breakfasts are good old fashioned offline presentations.  They run monthly in Glasgow and Edinburgh and periodically elsewhere (Aberdeen, Renfrewshire and Fife currently). They frequently attract audiences in excess of 100.

Each presentation focuses on an internet marketing related topic (invariably with a close connection to [...]

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LINK: Next Attacat webinar & video from last one

Our next webinar is on Wednesday 13th July on the subject of  “The Changing Face of SEO“. Full details here >>

 
After lots of technical hitches, we’ve also finally managed to get the video from the Landing Page Optimisation webinar posted.

The ENERGUS Conference Centre

Win Tickets: Two tickets up for grabs for Splash Cumbria this Thursday

I’m going to be doing a  talk on “The ever changing face of search engine optimisation” at the Splash conference in Cumbria on Thursday and have been given two tickets, worth £185 (or a mere £110 if you buy online before the event).

(The venue: Energus, Cumbria)
Would [...]

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Crumbled? Will the 12 months grace kill the EU Cookies Directive?

The EU Cookie Directive entered a new period of farce last week.  One day before we were all supposed to have our websites under control, the Information Commissioner’s Office has decided to give website owners 12 months to get their house in order and government minister Ed Vaizey has challenged some of the key [...]

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New Media BBQ: The attacats will be on the 4.15 out of Edinburgh Waverley

The new media breakfast is, for one night only, becoming an evening event: The New Media BBQ on Wednesday 8th of June.
We are making a team night out of it and all heading over from Edinburgh on the 4.15 train out of Waverley.  The good news is that this is officially “training” for [...]

111.9:The average number of cookies you pick up in 1 minute of surfing

I stumbled across the Cookie Collective and their cookie browser extension (different approach to ours) earlier in the week.  They’ve just published this infographic.

cookie naughtiness scale all ready to go

Linkbait Precognition:Sometimes I have a good feeling about linkbait, and sometimes…

Sometimes I have a good feeling about linkbait, and sometimes… I don’t
Linkbait (noun): Any website content or feature designed specifically to gain attention or encourage others to link to the website. Common link building tactic used in SEO.

Move along now, nothing to see here (well for 12 months anyway)
Wouldn’t [...]

Deep cookie thoughts

Consensual Sets: Does getting consent for cookies have to be all that onerous?

(Update 27th May 2011 – The ICO are giving a 12 months grace period. Various comments seem to confirm the views I set out below – I’ll blog about it in due course)
(Update 22 May 2012 – As the 12 month’s grace period comes to an end I am increasingly concerned that the view explained [...]


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