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Earlier in the year, I was fortunate enough to meet Google’s Head of the Anti-Spam team, Matt Cutts, when he came to Brussels. While talking about search engine optimisation, he mentioned that Google actually likes SEO. He described it as being a way for websites to put their ‘best foot forward’ so that they gain… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

Thank you and congratulations to everyone that has been involved with the continuing growth of Blogactiv – and by default, the EU blogosphere. The growth continues… Today, this post by EU Logos was number 7,500 to be published onto our homepage. Congratulations. It was in February this year that Rado from EurActiv Slovakia posted our… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

US$300 in tax for a blog?

Let us hope that so many of the new ‘ideas’ in the United States do not manage to make their way to the United Kingdom and then on to Europe. Like this idea from Philadelphia. Really? A $300 ‘business licence’ and taxes to run blogs making less that $100 per year. It sounds a little… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

To continue this occassional series of posts to explain blogging, lets take a look at blogrolls. On Blogactiv, a blogroll can be found over one the right hand side of the page under the title, “Elsewhere”, but on most blogs would be known as’ “Pages I Like” or simply a blogroll. When first starting on… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge