Andy Paddock

Salisbury Web Design, SEO and New Media Consultant

  • About me

    Andy Paddock is a Salisbury Based Web Design & new media consultant with over ten years experience in the development, design and future planning of one of the UK's largest web solution providers.

Free Expert Advice

It’s quite simple I will meet you for a coffee to discuss your web or new media issue. Whatever it is you get the coffee in and I’ll be there to give you my opinion on your best course of action. No sales pitch and as I have no ties to the industry I won’t Read more

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.

Oscar Wilde

I Don’t Need Viagra (yet) – The Pharma Hack

I built a Wordpress site for a customer a few years ago and they where now independent of any support from me. They sent me a task through my Podio page which mentioned some malicious content on their site. Whenever a user clicked on any of the site links you were redirected to a pharmacy page. Change my Read more


The Basics of SEO

Using some recent examples of work that I carried out during a few SEO contracts I’ll highlight some of the things you can do yourself before you employ somebody like me. If your very busy it’s good to get an expert in but if you are involved with the creation of your site content you Read more

What is an SEO Review?

After you’ve watched Matts video above you may feel that you understand how you can improve your own Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) but if you still have questions then an SEO review may be a good start point for improving your search ranking. What’s Involved I’m going to keep this as simple as possible but Read more

Putting a Price on SEO

When you first try and work out your pricing structure unusually the internet is no help, even though there are a myriad of posts claiming to be about ‘What to charge for SEO’ most if not all fall back to the age old position of “it depends”. I’m actually going to tell you how much Read more


QR Codes

QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode) first designed for the automotive industry in Japan. A barcode is a machine-readable optical label that contains information about the item to which it is attached. A QR code uses four standardized encoding modes (numeric, alphanumeric, byte / binary, and kanji) to efficiently Read more

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Putting My SEO on The Line

Because I don’t normally create bespoke designs and my knowledge of things web extends far beyond basic websites I have for many years called myself a web consultant and NOT a web designer.

No more Mr WiFi

Every time I move house I go through the same process of siting my wireless router in the best possible place to get the best WiFi signal in the maximum amount of rooms within the house, my current house has caused me a particular issue.

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