Sorry we’ve been missing in action on the blogging front for a while, James, who generally updates the blog has been off work for the past two weeks, on paternity leave looking after the new addition to the Webbuilt4u team. Baby Heidi. Who was born on February 10th, at the ungodly hour on 1.48am weighing in at 6.lb 13. James’s back in the office now so all of his emails that have been clogging up his inbox whilst he has been away should have been replied to by now and he’s back to full speed.
Here at Webbuilt4u we have still yet too see any signs of slowing up on the work front despite the doom and gloom that seems to be surrounding the economy.
In the past 2 weeks we have launched a few sites, toyed with the idea of a redesign of our own website, despite it only being a year old. We feel it needs a freshen up again. If you are a talented freelancer and fancy having a bash at redesigning the site, contact us here, we’ll pay you well and It will definitely lead to a lot more work we could send your way.
TK Fabricators launched earlier this week, Oriental Umbrellas website launched last week, and Charmercharts launched prior to that. All clients are over the moon with the work we have done on them and we are currently working with all of them into the next phase of their web strategy. Getting the site ranked, and customers contacting them.
In the world of Search Engines there has been lots of talk about Google boosting big brands up the search engines on the main .com variant of their search engines, no word that it has affected the UK yet, but we will keep you posted if this trend is continued here in Blighty. Aaron Wall of SEObook has written an excellent piece on this here. There is no point in us rewriting what has already been said over and over all over the blogosphere.
Search Engine Strategies in London, came and went. Unfortunately nobody from Webbuilt4u managed to attend this year, as James the SEO guru here, was away having babies, and everybody else had prior meetings and projects to complete. Hopefully we’ll be at other conferences later in the year. And the pricey £600 ticket sat here unused. Luckily the company credit card also remained untouched, as going by some of the photos on flickr, there were some serious amounts of alcohol consumed in the evening events.
Other things that have caught our eye on the internet in the past couple of weeks include:
This thing from Googles Matt Cutt’s explaining this new canonical link tag, this is a really big deal and we are already implementing it on clients sites.
This thing that teaches you how to moonwalk. Giving me 8 months to prepare for the Christmas party 2009. Word on the street is we could possibly going to see U2 in New York
This nice post from Google explaining in a nice easy way how many visitors your website gets from the new fandangled Iphone that EVERYONE in the Webbuilt4u office now has. I remember when it was just Matt who was the trendsetter with his iphone 18 months ago. Now every tom dick and harry has one, including a girl.
This amusing post from the geniuses at last.fm, proclaiming a very influential website to be completely full of sh*t, all over the leaking of the new U2 Album.
And that’s enough of all that for now, My reporting tools have finished what the were doing, so best get back to speaking to clients about those results.