David Airey is an independent graphic designer working with companies of all sizes since 2005.

Online marketing for logo designers

bar chart sketch

No matter what industry you’re in, you need to pay attention to what your prospective customers are looking for. As many of you know, I specialise as a brand identity designer, but that’s not to say I should focus 100% of my efforts on marketing myself as such.

That might sound strange, but let me explain.

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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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Google search rank drop: advice needed

David Airey web traffic

If you show advertising on your website / blog, or are thinking of doing so, this is something you need to know.

I’ve just removed what little advertising there was on my blog. The ads were shown below my category list, and included just four simple text link ads (two for print cartridge retailers and two for web template sites).

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Google Analytics: referring sites

Google Analytics David Airey

Google Analytics (the web statistics package) can tell you a lot about your website, and one of those things is where your visitors arrive from. This is where knowledge of your “referring sites” proves useful.

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