A Brief History of Blogging: Why Blog Posts Have Got Longer?

[Updated 18 October 2019] In 1994, Justin Hall, a student at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, started publishing an online journal called Justin’s Links From the Underground. He was one of the first people to write one and, in 2004, the New York Times Magazine named him “the founding father of personal blogging”. In 1997, Open…

How I Fell Off Page One of Google

As you’ll know from my last post, The Latest Headlines from WordNerd HQ, I’ve been a “little bit busy”. Between lots of client work, writing an eBook and that thing called Christmas (oh, and I forgot to mention my car being written off so I didn’t have any wheels for a couple of months), there wasn’t a lot of time…

How I Got Onto Page One of Google

I know it sounds a bit like one of those titles I was talking about in my last blog but this is a look at how I got onto page one of Google by doing a few straightforward things. This isn’t meant to be a comprehensive guide to SEO (Search Engine Optimisation), for that you…