I’m going to depart from 2 Feet from Freedom’s usual theme for a little while and instead of bringing you all the latest SEO, copywriting and internet marketing news, I’m going to have a bit of a rant about the unskippable ads that are popping up on DVD’s and Blu Ray’s lately. Picture the scene: it’s Sunday afternoon. I’ve just plonked myself down in my chair, put a new Blu … [Read more...] about Rant: Unskippable DVD Ads And Why I Hate User Operation Prohibition
Anyone who knows me will tell you that I'm pretty much attached to my phone. It's a HTC Desire with Android and I absolutely love it, but there are a few glaring - and surprising - omissions from the Android Market that I'd love to be able to get my hands on. So without further ado, let's take a look at my Android app wishlist. Google Analytics The world's favourite … [Read more...] about My Android App Wishlist
The big story of the day in the internet marketing world was AOL’s acquisition of independent news and content aggregation site The Huffington Post for a not-insubstantial $315 million. Word from the New York Times is that the terms of the deal are for $15 million worth of stock and the remaining three hundred in actual money. This latest purchase combined with their other … [Read more...] about AOL Buys The Huffington Post – Another Independent Down?
Hi, and welcome to 2 Feet from Freedom. If you’ve come over from my previous Wordpress.com blog, welcome back. You’ll find all my old posts here and I’m sure you’ll agree that having my blog on my own domain is a much better idea, especially considering the increase of freedom and control I get here. By way of a brief introduction, my name is Ben, I’m a copywriter, SEO … [Read more...] about Welcome (Back)
The more observant amongst you may have noticed that this is not part two of my SEOMoz vs SEO Book toolbar article. We'll be there soon, hopefully tomorrow. Today, real life - ie, Christmas - decided to get in the way. I had a half day from work today to finish up my Christmas shopping - well, start it, really. To be honest, I'd rather be in the office than shopping in a town … [Read more...] about Humbugs, Half-Days and Homepages