I'm a graphic designer and writer in Northern Ireland. Welcome to my blog.

WARNING: Google’s Gmail security failure leaves my business sabotaged

Gmail hacked

That’s what has happened to me, and I’ll tell you all I know.

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David Airey.com hacked

hacked off

As many of you know, I left for vacation last month. In hindsight, I should’ve kept this information private.

On the day I left, a hacker logged into my webhost support site and asked for the details to transfer the www.davidairey.com domain.

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Online marketing for logo designers

bar chart sketch

I specialise in brand identity design, but that’s not to say I should focus 100% of my efforts on marketing myself as such.

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The 30 month evolution of my online graphic design portfolio

New Dawn Graphics website

It’s been a bumpy ride through the wonders of Microsoft FrontPage, overusing tables, and the tale of one man marketing himself as a large corporation.

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How I reversed my Google ranking penalty

Google penalty

Yesterday, through a large increase in site visitors, I discovered that my Google penalty had been lifted. In this post, I’m going to tell you why I was penalised by Google, what I did to have the penalty removed, and how you can avoid a similar penalty for your website.

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