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The Birds Have Eaten All My Cherries

The Birds Have Eaten All My Cherries I wrote a post the other day How Can I Stop Birds Eating My Cherries My cherry tree was well laden, the cherries were ripening nicely, but just not ready to pick. I checked them yesterday morning and thought to myself 1 or 2 more days and they … Continue reading “The Birds Have Eaten All My Cherries”

UK Article Sites

Article Sites UK ArticleSites.co.uk has been set up for UK based article writers to allow them to publish articles. Article Categories Business Articles Community and Society Articles Competitions Entertainment Articles Environmental Articles Financial Articles Health and Beauty Articles Hobbies and Interests Home and Garden Articles Marketing Articles Motoring Articles Outdoor Activities Search Engine Marketing SEO … Continue reading “UK Article Sites”

The Tale of The Wife and the Potato

The Tale of The Wife and the Potato I’ll start this little tale by telling you my wife is a bit of a hygiene freak. Drop a knife on a pristine floor and you can’t just pick it up, give it a quick wipe and carry on eating – No. it has to go through … Continue reading “The Tale of The Wife and the Potato”

The Tale of the Wife and The Dog Snatchers

The Tale of the Wife and The Dog Snatchers It was back when I was still working on the building. One of my bosses was going on holiday and asked me to look after his dog. Burdock was a lovely flat coat retriever but was a bit of a roamer. As luck would have it, … Continue reading “The Tale of the Wife and The Dog Snatchers”

The Tale of the Cherries and the Gullible Wife

The Tale of the Cherries and the Gullible Wife We have a lovely cherry tree in our front garden with loads of steadily ripening cherries on it. I love cherries but we have a slight problem – the bloody birds are eating them all 🙁 They’re not ripe enough to pick yet, but at the … Continue reading “The Tale of the Cherries and the Gullible Wife”

You Cannot Beat The French Resistance Martin Keown

You Cannot Beat The French Resistance Martin Keown Did Martin Keown really just say You Cannot Beat The French Resistance during the Germany France semi final in Euro 2016? Loved the silence just after he said it Was the commentator thinking Please don’t mention the war

Germany v France Commentary out of Sync on BBC Online

Germany v France Commentary out of Sync on BBC Online Is anyone else watching Germany v France Online and noticing that the timing is wrong with the commentary? The commentary appears to be a split second ahead of the pictures.

How Can I Stop Birds Eating My Cherries

How Can I Stop Birds Eating My Cherries I spent the best part of early 2016 setting up a little bird feeding station just outside my office window and spent a small fortune on wild bird seed, fat balls, sunflower hearts, etc. lovely to see the tits, robins, sparrows, finches, dunnocks and even the occasional … Continue reading “How Can I Stop Birds Eating My Cherries”

The Iraq Inquiry Report

The Iraq Inquiry Report Key Findings The Iraq Inquiry Report and supporting documents will be published on http://www.iraqinquiry.org.uk/ after Sir John Chilcot has finished his public statement on 6 July.

Too Much Time On My Hands

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Controlling Dreams

Controlling Dreams and my Friendly Lion I had, what started of as a horrible dream last night. As is usual with my horrible dreams though, I managed to steer it in a way that everything ended up fine. Last nights was a little unusual as my friendly lion was nowhere to be seen and my … Continue reading “Controlling Dreams”

Aston Villa Website Crashes

Aston Villa Website Crashes It looks like the Aston Villa online shop has crashed due to unexpected traffic after the announcement that the new 2016/17 Villa kit is available for pre-order. A member of the Villa online website development team is rumored to have said he has never known so many people trying to access … Continue reading “Aston Villa Website Crashes”

Free Local Business Advertising

Free Local Business Advertising Spot the V1 SEO number plate anywhere within South Warwickshire and receive Special Free Local Business Advertising Packages in the UK Small Business Directory. Free Local Advertising Online Available now to all local businesses within the CV36 Postcode area Contact us now if you are a South Warwickshire business owner and … Continue reading “Free Local Business Advertising”

Has Ian Robertson Retired as Rugby Commentator

Has Ian Robertson Retired as Rugby Commentator I made a post after the 1st Rugby test in Australia between Australia and England about how bad the Ian Robertson Rugby commentary had become. Has Chris Jones replaced Ian Robertson as BBC Rugby Commentator Listening to the 3rd test and I haven’t heard Ian Robertson yet or … Continue reading “Has Ian Robertson Retired as Rugby Commentator”

BLAME YOUR PARENTS FOR BREXIT #blameyourparents

BLAME YOUR PARENTS FOR BREXIT #blameyourparents

Has Tom Harris Swung Me Towards Leave Brexit EU Referendum

Has Tom Harris Swung Me Towards Leave Brexit EU Referendum I’ve been undecided on the EU Referendum but slightly swaying towards remain. To be honest the economy is not that important to me. What has always been the most important thing to me has been security and the fear that the breakup of the European … Continue reading “Has Tom Harris Swung Me Towards Leave Brexit EU Referendum”

Euro 2016 Aren't You Glad You're Not Scottish

Euro 2016 Aren't You Glad You're Not Scottish England – Qualified for last 16 Wales – Qualified for last 16 Northern Ireland – Qualified for last 16 Ireland – Qualified for last 16 Scotland – Not even at Euro 2016

2016 2017 Aston Villa Shirt Rated 1 Star

2016 2017 Aston Villa Shirt Rated 1 Star Oh dear! Bing is displaying a 1 star review of the 2016 2017 Aston Villa Shirt The rating obviously doesn’t go as low as zero.

Keyword Explorer

UKSBD Keyword Explorer Locate the related keywords that people have hand picked.

Mercedes Leasing in UK

Mercedes Leasing in UK A regional and County search function for Mercedes Leasing Regional Mercedes Leasing Deals North East Mercedes Leasing North West Mercedes Leasing Yorkshire & Humber Mercedes Leasing East Midlands Mercedes Leasing West Midlands Mercedes Leasing East of England Mercedes Leasing London Mercedes Leasing South East Mercedes Leasing South West Mercedes Leasing North … Continue reading “Mercedes Leasing in UK”

Ian Robertson Rugby Commentator

Is it Time the BBC Called Time on Ian Robertson Rugby Commentator Listening to the Rugby commentary of Australia v England it’s becoming almost embarrassing the amount of times the other commentators are having to almost butt in to let us know what is actually happening. Ian Robertson’s rugby commentary has been gradually getting worse … Continue reading “Ian Robertson Rugby Commentator”

SEO Tools

SEO Tools A selection of my favourite SEO tools and tricks. Latest Google Review Links These new ways of creating Google Review links are ideal if you know your Google CID numbers and LRD numbers. Simple enter your details in boxes below to create your Google Review Link. Version 3 – Goes to your existing … Continue reading “SEO Tools”

Jamie Vardy The Peoples Player – Leicester City the Peoples Club

Jamie Vardy The People’s Player Little old Leicester City became the Peoples Club and everyone’s 2nd choice of winning the Premier League in 2016. Jamie Vardy now has that chance of becoming The Peoples Player A half reasonable Euro 2016, rejecting the bright lights and big money at Arsenal to stay at Leicester City (even … Continue reading “Jamie Vardy The Peoples Player – Leicester City the Peoples Club”

Warwickshire Business Directory

Warwickshire Business Directory Select Business Category3D Visualisation in WarwickshireAbba Tribute Acts in WarwickshireAccess Consultants in WarwickshireAccess equipment in WarwickshireAccident Investigators in WarwickshireAccommodation in WarwickshireAccountants in WarwickshireAcupuncture in WarwickshireAdvertising Agencies in WarwickshireAerial Installers in WarwickshireAesthetic Medicine in WarwickshireAgriculture in WarwickshireAir Compressors in WarwickshireAir Conditioning Equipment in WarwickshireAlternative Therapies in WarwickshireAnimal Day Care in WarwickshireAnimal Health in … Continue reading “Warwickshire Business Directory”

Dream Comments

Dream Comments It can be easy to lose track when blogging and every now and then you need a little inspiration to get you going again. Today I received a comment on one of my other blogs that was just the kick up the backside I needed. It’s not very often I am inspired by … Continue reading “Dream Comments”

Woodworm Treatment Oxfordshire

Woodworm Treatment Oxfordshire I tidied up the Woodworm Solutions Oxfordshire website last week. This is a site that I set up about 18 months ago but never got around to adding the content to. I’ve now included some information about Woodworm Treatment in Oxfordshire, Woodworm Surveys in Oxfordshire and some general Facts about Woodworm Woodworm … Continue reading “Woodworm Treatment Oxfordshire”

Scamp Finds Wasp Nests Others Can’t Find

Scamp Finds Wasp Nests Others Can’t Find When you, and all around you, can’t find the wasp nest – Call in Scamp The Wasp Nest Finder

Longer School Hours For Secondary School Pupils Compulsory in Budget 2016

Longer School Hours For Secondary School Pupils Compulsory Where a secondary school provides longer school hours it will be compulsory for pupils to attend. “And for secondary schools we’re going to fund longer school days for those that want to offer their pupils a wider range of activities, including extra sport. It will be voluntary … Continue reading “Longer School Hours For Secondary School Pupils Compulsory in Budget 2016”

No more Archers until Rob Titchener is Gone

No more Archers until Rob Titchener is Gone Today was probably the 1st Sunday in 3 years that I haven’t listened to The Archers. A Sunday mid morning of no swearing under my breath, no wanting to throw the radio out of the window, and no saying I’m not listening to that rubbish next week. … Continue reading “No more Archers until Rob Titchener is Gone”

Web.com to acquire Yell Directories in the UK?

Will Web.com buyout Yell Directories in UK – Yell buyout by Web.com Coming Soon? With hibu going back to using the old Yell brand name in the UK and moving more towards providing a full web service rather than primarily a directory service have they done enough to recover? If the debt comes down will … Continue reading “Web.com to acquire Yell Directories in the UK?”

Business Directory Using Accelerated Mobile Pages – AMP HTML

The UK Small Business Directory was one of the 1st Online Business Directories to include semantic markup using schema.org on individual directory listings, one of the 1st Online Business Directories to use JSON LD Markup on directory listings and is one of the 1st Online Business directories to pioneer Accelerated Mobile Pages by creating a … Continue reading “Business Directory Using Accelerated Mobile Pages – AMP HTML”

Colin Furze Safety Tie

Colin Furze Safety Tie See More Here: Colin Furze Safety Tie

How to find your Google Reviews in the New Google Plus

Prior to the new Google Plus that was launched in Mid November 2015 you could send visitors direct to a review form on your Google Local page by adding /?review=1 to the end of your Google Local URL. It appears you can no longer do this in the new Google+ so UKSBD have created a … Continue reading “How to find your Google Reviews in the New Google Plus”

Make a Google Reviews Button

Now that Google have stopped the trick of adding ?review=1 to the end of Google Local URLS to direct people to Reviews I decided to make a Customized Google Review Button. If anybody wants to make their own customized Google review button I have also created a new Google Reviews Button Generator. You can create … Continue reading “Make a Google Reviews Button”

Soundtrack Winner of Well Done U 2015

Soundtrack Well Done U winner 2015: Soundtrack Watch the winner of Kermode & Mayo’s Well Done U Soundtrack Was a toss up for me between Soundtrack and One Summer in 1950 looks like the feel-good provided by Soundtrack one it though. Article written on 2015-10-25 by Terry Simmonds SEO expert at Sim64 SEO Services

Pete Doherty Desert Island Discs

Has Pete Doherty been on Desert Island Discs? Surely it is just a matter of time before Pete Doherty is asked to do Desert Island Discs Anyone know if Pete Doherty has been on Desert Island Discs yet? I’ve seen Pete Doherty Desert being interviewed by Jonathan Ross a couple of times I’ve also watched … Continue reading “Pete Doherty Desert Island Discs”

SEO Warwickshire

Updated the SEO Warwickshire website this week and removed a load of old posts and pages. UKSBD started of as just a redirect device for UK Small Business Directory but then started getting used for more and more things. The back end is still a right mess and a mixture of static pages, redirect scripts … Continue reading “SEO Warwickshire”

I’m doing something more exciting now – Phoebe Aldridge

“I’m doing something more exciting now” – Phoebe Aldridge I think I’ll put that message on my answerphone. You never know, I might get a missed call when I’m putting the bins out.

I can remember riding on top quite a few times Jill Archer!

Quote Of The Day “I can remember riding on top quite a few times!” Jill Archer – The Archers

Peggy Bumped off by Rob Titchener

Does Peggy need to watch her back? What’s the chances of Rob Titchener bumping off Peggy before she has chance to change her will in the Archers?

opstopreason

I made a post on sim64 last year simply titled opstopreason and for the life of me can’t remember why. All of a sudden that post has received loads of visitors who appear to just be searching for opstopreason Could someone please enlighten me, what is opstopreason ?

How to get more positive reviews without faking it

We all know about fake reviews but did you also know that a lot of big companies use review systems that are deliberately set up to be manipulative and obtain positive reviews? A popular review site uses a system where they ask for reviews in what the call The Customers Happy Time so there is … Continue reading “How to get more positive reviews without faking it”

Tidying up old websites

Every new year I tell myself I’m going to go through all my old websites, update them all and tidy them up. I then tell myself I will make regular blog posts in the various sites throughout the year. All very good, but by the end of February I tend to find I’ve slipped back … Continue reading “Tidying up old websites”

Hang Out With Babes Livestream

Hang Out With is the new service from Sim64 which lets you Hang Out With Celebrities, Hang Out With Sports Stars, Hang Out With Babes, and more. Hang Out With Babes Livestream

Note to self – Remember to change phone numbers

It’s nearly 12 months since we moved offices of my Wheelchair Ramps business from Stourton to Honington. Having kept the property at Stourton I still call in to check the answer phone and are often greeted with “Your callminder is completely full, please delete any unwanted messages” Going through the messages a lot of them … Continue reading “Note to self – Remember to change phone numbers”

Aerolight Wheelchair Ramps

We added some more information about the Aerolight range of Wheelchair Ramps to www.wheelchair-ramps.co.uk today and also upgraded our 7 day try before you buy service to 14 days. Aerolight Extra Wheelchair Ramp The foundation of the range, this masterpiece has proved itself again and again. Since its introduction in 2003, the original style of … Continue reading “Aerolight Wheelchair Ramps”

Does your hosting make much difference when moving to HTTPS

I made a post about HTTPS and Vidahost on UK Business Forums the other day if anyone would like to share their experience.

Guitar Repairs Oxfordshire

Guitar Repairs Oxfordshire I set up a new website at the weekend for someone who provides Guitar Repairs in Oxfordshire It’s only a very basic 4 or 5 page site at the moment but will soon have new pages talking about Bass Guitar Repair, Electric Guitar Repair and Acoustic Guitar Repair. It’s only got 3 … Continue reading “Guitar Repairs Oxfordshire”

How to Increase Your Google+ View Count

Find out how to increase your Google+ view count Sim 64 have created a simple Google+ Profile Diagnosis tool that may help you discover why your Profile View count is lower than expected and also provides advice on how to improve your view count. Enter your Google+ Id number or Custom URL below For example … Continue reading “How to Increase Your Google+ View Count”

Home Brew Lager Kit Recipe, Instructions on making 40 pints Lager

Home Brew Lager Recipe 40 Pints of Home Brew Coopers Lager. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook time: 600 hours Ingredients: 1 Tin Coopers Home Brew Lager, Sugar Brewing Instructions: Warm malt and juice in sink of hot water Add 1 kettle of boiling water to bucket Add 1 bag of Sugar Empty can of Coopers … Continue reading “Home Brew Lager Kit Recipe, Instructions on making 40 pints Lager”

FENSA registered Double Glazing Installers in Warwickshire

Double Glazing Installers Warwickshire Our new house at Honington, Warwickshire is as good as finished 🙂 We went for new UPVC Double Glazing for the 4 front windows a rear bedroom window which needed to apply to fire regs and the 2 windows and 2 doors in the extension. With the replacement windows we had … Continue reading “FENSA registered Double Glazing Installers in Warwickshire”

Would Matt Crawford be so Gullible Archers Ambridge Extra

I must say, unlike a lot of Archers Addicts I quite like Ambridge Extra. Or should I say, I did? The Matt Crawford and Brenda Tucker in Russia storyline is just too cringey. Don’t know how it’s going to end yet, but surely Matt Crawford isn’t that gullible is he? All we need now is … Continue reading “Would Matt Crawford be so Gullible Archers Ambridge Extra”

Towbar Coding and Fitting Birmingham Tow Bar Coding

New Tow Bar legislation imminent for tow-bar coding tow bar wiring & coding – Towbar Coding and Fitting Birmingham Dynamic Performance are specialist tow bar coding installers and fitters and use the correct electrical installation and diagnostic towbar coding.

Malicious code reveals hacked websites

Do a search for; and you will see just how many websites appear to have been hacked

Internal Link Devaluation – An alternative view from SEO Weasel

SEO Weasel says look a bit closer to home when researching Link Devaluation Can you answer these two questions; 1. . Do you think your search engine rankings would drop if your site navigation was not structured as well as it is? 2. Do you suspect your search engine rankings have dropped because of link devaluation? … Continue reading “Internal Link Devaluation – An alternative view from SEO Weasel”

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Google+ Tips you can use on your own websites

Google Plus tools, tips and tricks that webmasters can use on their own websites. Self Hosted Google Plus Widget Google+ Search Box Google +1 Checker Google Plus Author Search Google Structured Data Testing Tool Button Find out more about each on my page – Google Plus Tools, Tips and Tricks  

Responsive jquery slideshow

I added a very simple little responsive jquery slideshow to the homepage of my wheelchair ramps site today – http://www.wheelchair-ramps.co.uk/ It is using ResponsiveSlides.js v1.32  created by Viljami Salminen – http://responsive-slides.viljamis.com/ I have set the disability directory up to be responsive and some of the wheel chair ramps pages, hopefully if I get a bit … Continue reading “Responsive jquery slideshow”

Vaginal tightening product fills a gap in the market

Todays little quote of the day comes from a spokesman for Mumbai-based pharmaceutical company Ultratech who when talking about a new vaginal rejuvenation and tightening product said; “It is the first of its kind in India and fills a gap in the market”

Cheap Business Advertising

The UK Small Business Directory are providing cheap business advertising for a limited period Bronze – £10.00+ VAT per annum Approved within 5 days. Appears above free listings. Includes a nofollow link to your website. You will be redirected to registration page after payment is received. Please call 01608 685039 if you have any questions. … Continue reading “Cheap Business Advertising”

English Want Belgium to beat Wales

Am I a bad person for wanting Belgium to beat Wales tonight 1 – 0 will do, but I would much prefer Belgium to give Wales a right good stuffing tonight. Actually, thinking about it maybe a 1 goal victory would be better – a last minute killer goal to shatter the Welsh dreams would … Continue reading “English Want Belgium to beat Wales”

Is Under Armour HealthBox going to be branded as FitBox in the UK

Is Under Armour HealthBox going to be branded as Under Armour FitBox in the UK? UA FitBox has a more UK feel to it than UA HealthBox Does anyone have any news on this? UA HealthBox or UA FitBox – Which do you think Under Armour should use in the UK?

What to do when Google stops visiting your website

It’s been nearly a fortnight now since Google crawled the homepage of sim64 and that is despite the 2 blogs on the site being crawled daily. It’s one of those things that happens now and then and can be quite annoying, especially if you have recently changed the content. What I tend to do when Google stops … Continue reading “What to do when Google stops visiting your website”

Why SEO isn't just about getting top rankings

When I 1st started doing SEO back in 2001 2002 things were a lot different and Google was far simpler. We had just 10 organic listings with nothing mixed amongst them like videos, news, products, images, blog posts, Google+, Maps, etc. A top ranking then meant a lot more as you were only really competing against other … Continue reading “Why SEO isn't just about getting top rankings”

Supermarket Shipston on Stour

New Supermarket for Shipston on Stour Lot of debate at the moment in my local town Shipston-on-Stour about whether or not a new semi out of town supermarket is required. Have your say here – Supermarket in Shipston »

SEO Company Stratford-upon-Avon Warwickshire

V1 SEO are a Shipston-on-Stour based SEO Company who provide a hands on SEO service to small business owners within a 10 mile radius of Shipston on Stour. This area includes Stratford-upon-Avon to the North, Banbury and Bloxham to the East, Chipping Noton and Stow-on-the-Wold to the South and Chipping Campden and Moreton-in-Marsh to the … Continue reading “SEO Company Stratford-upon-Avon Warwickshire”

Jump links and SEO

This is just an experimental post about using jump links for SEO As the experiment progresses I will update this page accordingly. Update: 4th March 2012 The Jump links experiment worked as expected 🙂 I set up this page; How to get jump links showing in Google and a search in Google like below brings the … Continue reading “Jump links and SEO”

Was Tom Archers sausage roll to blame for Bridge Farm E. Coli Outbreak in The Archers

Anyone listening to the last 5 minutes of The Archers omnibus on Suday morning would have heard Ed Grundy say that Will Grundy’s dog Meg nicked Georgy’s sausage roll. I wonder if it was one of Tom Archers sausages in the sausage roll and it is a hint from the script writers that maybe Clarrie … Continue reading “Was Tom Archers sausage roll to blame for Bridge Farm E. Coli Outbreak in The Archers”

The Archers Bridge Farm Ambridge SEO Search Engine Optimisation E. Coli and Ice Cream SATTC

You may be wondering just what this title means and what connects, The Archers, Ambridge, Bridge Farm, E. Coli, Ice Cream, SATTC with SEO (Search Engine Optimisation). Well as an avid Archers fan for neatly 25 years now I was pleased to hear a storyline where Search Engine Optimisation got a mention. The background is … Continue reading “The Archers Bridge Farm Ambridge SEO Search Engine Optimisation E. Coli and Ice Cream SATTC”

Sad but true

Yes, I really do just play around on the internet creating silly websites.

Revealed Cooly the Cow Unmasked mascot at the European Athletics Championships revealed as …

Cooly Cow the mascot at the European Athletics Championships will be unmasked soon? More Here – Who is Cooly the Cow Will Cooly the Cow do the ice bucket challenge next? – Donate to http://www.alsa.org   August 17, 2014 Terry Simmonds