David Whitehouse

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  • National Well Being

    A while back I switched over to Engineered Marketing for my marketing/business related posts, which leaves me this blog for other things. One thing I’ve been becoming more interested in is politics, since becoming a home owner and a father I’ve started to become more concerned with how our politicians run our country. I’m kind [...]

  • Base CRM Contact Form

    This came about when I started doing a few lead generation campaigns for my website, I noticed that contact form provided by Base didn’t do two important things: 1. Allow me to record a goal completion in Google Analytics 2. Provide any details over where the lead came from, other than via my website, when [...]

  • Want to Buy Survey Responses? Check Out Instant.ly

    I can’t remember what website I was browsing when I came across instant.ly, but I’m glad I did. After creating a survey and finding it difficult to recruit respondents, I decided I needed to find a survey provider that offered surveys for the UK. Sadly I couldn’t find any, this left me with the following [...]

  • Time to Comply With EU Cookie Laws

    Disclaimer: This does not constitute legal advice, consult a solicitor or contact the ico if in doubt. In case you didn’t know already, the EU cookie laws came in May 2011, but the ico have only decided to enforce this from May 2012. Most of the big companies are complying.  In a nutshell, you’re meant [...]

  • A New, More Improved Domain Name

    Hi all Just a quick update, I’ve changed domain names after catching davidwhitehouse.co.uk via snapnames.com, it was a bit of a surprise as I didn’t even expect it! Anyways, if you are currently linking to me, you’ll have to make a quick change from www.david-whitehouse.org to www.davidwhitehouse.co.uk. Or if you have my email address stored [...]

  • Joining The IDM

    Last month I took the step to further my career by joining the IDM as a member. The entry requirements are quite high, but I was fortunate enough to pass the diploma which allowed me to become a member without having 6 years experience! I’m a strong advocate of the IDM, the first time I [...]

  • Rank Checking Your Google Ranking

    Introducing Authority Labs Rank checking can be one of the most time consuming, tedious tasks there is – if of course you don’t know how to do it quickly that is. The first time I did a rank check I counted everything manually, it took literally hours – very boring! Then I learned how to [...]

  • Passed With Flying Colours!

    Hi all, this is just a quick blog post to let blog followers know that I have successfully passed my course in direct and digital marketing with the Institute of Digital and Direct marketing. I’m extremely proud I’m hoping to be accepted as a full member (as soon as my wife lets me pay £185 [...]

  • Using Duedil To Identify Potential Prospects

    Duedil is a great free new web service that allows you free access to the entire companies house database, any time of day. It’s great for researching companies, whether that be for a job interview, to check up on your employer or what I am going to show you how to do, identifying potential prospects. [...]