Miles Burke

Startups, digital marketing, small business & more.



Book Promotion on the Web

I’ve been thinking alot recently, about the best way for an author to get attention for their book on the web. In particular, my own book, of course, but it is very interesting research about the power of the web… Continue Reading →

The Principles of Successful Freelancing

I’ve been quiet here on Miles’ Blog for some six months now, partly because we’ve moved house, changed kids schools and had a third child join us, and partly because business has been booming, but also because I have been… Continue Reading →

Writing for SitePoint

In recent news, I was honoured to be asked by the team behind, the third most popular eBusiness site in the world, to join their star studded blogger lineup, to blog under the topic of Web Pro Business. My… Continue Reading →

Moving on up

They say a change is as good as a holiday. So I’m kicking into relaxation mode as I announce that this blog has up and moved over to its new location, at I would encourage you to please update… Continue Reading →

Blog Promotion & SEO

If you ever needed proof that a standards based layout, a dash of search engine optimisation and a wordpress blog were great ingredients to get a good Google rank, then you’ll be interested to note that I have received a… Continue Reading →

Google promoting comment spam?

Is it me, or does it look like those zealots of the nofollow tag to reduce comment spam, have indeed got advertisers promoting software to not only comment spam but to also splog? Then, searching for comment spam will return… Continue Reading →

Great Spelling Errors Part I

I break my eighteen day posting drought to bring you the knowledge that used chicken breasts are healthier. It must be true, it’s printed on the takeaway menu for a local Perth restaurant, as shown above. Image: Used chicken breasts,… Continue Reading →

Blogging and Ethics

Traditional commercial media have always been a dubious source of commentary and news, the way I see it is that their job is to sell time (TV and Radio) or space (Newspaper or magazine) to advertisers, and therefore the entire… Continue Reading →

Blog Posting Tip – Timing Is Everything

For the last month or so, I’ve been researching the traffic spikes as a result of my blog posting habits. For example, if I post on a Friday night, the post gets nowhere near the immediate readers as what would… Continue Reading →

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