My SEO Blog

My creative writing and journalism has been published in the New Statesman, Bonafide, Vice, Mental Health Nursing, Blueprint, The Journal of Nietzsche Studies etc.

I've written online ad copy for Crowe Clark Whitehill, Cubiks, TAG Hotels, Berg Kaprow Lewis etc and I've blogged on a professional basis about experiential marketing for the agency Hot Cow: http://www.hotcow.co.uk/Buzz-Blog/author/chrisbyrne .

Here are some highlights of my writing on this site and elsewhere:

If you'd like me to write for you get in touch!

Blog Posts

This London SEO company gave themselves a review on the Google Map! — Jun 23, 2018 12:30:23 PM

Will GDPR cookie complaints become a way of inflicting harm on online competitors? — Jun 19, 2018 3:19:32 PM

How To Support Quality Journalism (At No Cost To You) — Jun 11, 2018 9:06:50 AM

Case Study: How To Identify a Negative SEO Spammer — Feb 27, 2018 4:33:20 PM

How popular are smart home devices using Google Home? — Nov 22, 2017 12:38:07 PM

Is Google's Nest home automation system a worldwide failure? — Nov 21, 2017 4:25:27 PM

What do people search for with their voice using Google Home? — Jul 7, 2017 8:23:38 AM

Do you rank for your own name on search engines? — Jun 8, 2017 3:35:58 PM

Internet Marketing Podcast: The State of Online Ad-blocking in 2017 with me — Jun 1, 2017 4:14:21 PM

How To Select A 'Social Media Expert' — May 19, 2017 4:00:38 PM

Listen to me talk about SEO on Brooklands Radio - Weybridge, Surrey — Apr 24, 2017 4:31:13 PM

Will Futurelearn Become The Just Eat of Education? — Apr 8, 2017 12:13:16 PM

My Competitors Offering SEO Services Never Cease To Amaze — Apr 5, 2017 9:19:58 AM

3/4 of the Google Map reviews for this SEO agency are from their own staff — Apr 4, 2017 1:50:19 PM

Some Old SEO & PPC Case Studies — Mar 8, 2017 6:16:49 PM

SEO agency using stock images to look bigger? — Mar 8, 2017 4:41:09 PM

How To Go Freelance As A SEO / PPC Consultant — Feb 27, 2017 6:17:59 PM

Google Buying Links To Their Own Website — Feb 22, 2017 4:45:59 PM

Arts, culture & heritage charities may be entitled to a grant of $10,000 p/m in Google AdWords ads — Jan 31, 2017 12:16:32 PM

Frameworks For A 'Future Proof' SEO Strategy — Jan 24, 2017 2:31:59 PM

This SEO company gave themselves a testimonial on their own website! — Jan 15, 2017 12:13:38 PM

How Google Crowdsources Free Labour (& Makes $23.4 Billion Profit) — Dec 16, 2016 5:41:20 PM

Questionable / Duplicated Reviews on Just E@t — Dec 16, 2016 5:25:57 PM

Sample Ecommerce Website SEO / PPC SWOT Analysis — Dec 13, 2016 5:15:27 PM

A Sample of My Journalism / Creative Writing Portfolio — Nov 11, 2016 4:02:07 PM

Is Amazon Engaging in Google Map Spam? — Oct 25, 2016 8:28:10 AM

How Google Could Improve SERPs by Reading the Business Sections of the Papers — Oct 24, 2016 1:24:29 PM

How To Save Money on Some Local Train Journeys — Oct 24, 2016 12:12:25 PM

My Slides on The State of Adblocking in 2016 — Oct 18, 2016 12:04:58 PM

Should Town Centres Offering Free Wifi Block Access to Amazon? — Oct 11, 2016 11:39:28 AM

Analyses of My Competitors for “Freelance Online Marketing / Advertising” + location type phrases on Google — Sep 29, 2016 2:26:31 PM

The Rise of Google Voice Search from 2015-16 (keyword research from Keyword Planner) — Sep 26, 2016 4:14:26 PM

Free 14 Day Semrush Guru Account Trial (updated July 2018) — Sep 8, 2016 3:04:40 PM

Luxury Fashion Brand SEO Opportunity Case Study: millimillu .com — Aug 4, 2016 5:21:49 PM

Free (Legal) Negative PPC / SEO / Social Media Tool Kits & Case Study* — Jul 20, 2016 12:23:23 PM

Freelance SEO / PPC Consultant Near Reading, Berkshire — Jul 12, 2016 11:24:58 AM

Bad Google Trends Data Analysis In 2016 Internet Trends Report? — Jun 14, 2016 7:33:47 AM

There's A Major Hole in the Adblock Plus EasyList Filter. — Jun 2, 2016 5:08:20 PM

My Entry To The Win a MozCon ticket competition 2016 — May 24, 2016 10:57:31 AM

Analysis of a 'Spammy' SERP on google.co.uk in 2016 — May 9, 2016 10:35:22 AM

Beyonce & the Diamond Marketing Machine — May 5, 2016 9:39:17 AM

Google Hotel Finder Business Impressions Not Reported in Analytics / Google My Business / Webmaster Tools etc — May 3, 2016 12:35:53 PM

Why SEOS need to be able to predict the future... — Mar 21, 2016 12:49:44 PM

Shopping centres and supermarkets in UK now facilitate Amazon "showrooming", undermining themselves / their tenants — Mar 7, 2016 3:02:04 PM

What (in Google's View At Least) Makes A Quality Website? — Oct 13, 2015 8:08:24 AM

Google Glass voice command keyword research (data from Google's Keyword Planner) — Oct 12, 2015 9:06:49 AM

How To Select A “Social Media Expert" for Your Business — Oct 3, 2015 2:55:30 PM

Why Hire a SEO / PPC Agency or Company Over a Freelancer? — Sep 9, 2015 1:04:19 PM

Listing Categories for Google My Business (a.k.a Map) — Sep 8, 2015 8:28:32 PM

What voice commands & queries do people use Google Now for on Android Wear smartwatches ? — Aug 27, 2015 8:20:16 AM

What do people search for with their voice using Google Now? — Aug 13, 2015 1:20:15 PM

How are the top 10 UK PR agencies ranking on Google? — Jul 22, 2015 4:26:46 PM

My top 5 takeaways from Brighton SEO — Jul 20, 2015 7:25:53 AM

False Claim on winner of The Apprentice Mark Wright's Climb Online PPC & SEO agency site? — Jul 15, 2015 2:39:00 PM

Google data on Research and Purchase of Leisure Stays in Hotels by UK Consumers — Jan 5, 2015 10:20:29 AM

How UK / IRL consumers research / shop for (Xmas) gifts, flowers and greetings (infographic) — Dec 6, 2014 10:25:12 AM

Hotel Managers: do you respond to negative reviews online? — Dec 26, 2013 5:47:12 PM

Simple Infographic Research & Creation Free Tools + Resources — Dec 5, 2013 9:42:50 PM

How I removed a -30 Google penalty on my site within 4 days — Dec 3, 2013 12:09:14 PM

How to Diagnose & Recover from a Google "Unnatural Link" Penalty — Jun 20, 2013 8:18:44 AM

Skype eyeing up Linkedin's market? — Dec 2, 2012 6:07:15 PM