Author Archives: Tim Ireland

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Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

A few words on the subject of Milli Vanilli

I’ve been pondering on what Professor Paul said recently under comments… So Dale & Staines are a sort of bloggers Milli Vanilli? … and I think he might really be onto something. Let’s begin with a quick look at the … Continue reading

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ZOMG! Google knows all! Google sees all!

Heh. A few people have piped up mentioning a recent email from Google to all Google Analytics users, and I just got a copy myself in the early hours: Dear Google Analytics users, We are writing to let you know … Continue reading

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FFS, it’s like pulling teeth with these people

Things look increasingly problematic for MessageSpace…. They’ve just been forced to admit that they won’t be commissioning an independent audit anytime soon, so they’re reliant on trust placed in their brand and those connected to it. (Stop laughing at the … Continue reading

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The joys of criticising MessageSpace

Most regulars will recall the last time I wrote an article involving MessageSpace and all these right-wing bloggers came out of the woodwork to have a go at me while MessageSpace played nicey-nice and said it was nowt to do … Continue reading

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Generous to a fault

I’m still waiting for Paul Staines, Iain Dale, Kelly Nightingale and Jag Singh over here, here and here. Highlight of the weekend exchanges was this gracious and straightforward response from Paul Staines that staggers very close to the finish line…. … Continue reading

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This is Spinal Stats

I have a special treat for you today; a behind-the-scenes video tour into the world of Iain Dale, Paul Staines (aka ‘Guido Fawkes’) and the advertising network MessageSpace. Now, some imagination is required here because Iain Dale is not officially … Continue reading

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You’re not paranoid if they’re out to get… someone else

It strikes me as odd that every time my foot is on Paul Staines’ neck, he has a shot at Tom Watson. I do hope Paul has double-checked those figures.

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Flying Lion

And now, some figures that have been fudged in the opposite direction. (Boy that Lord Ashcroft does splash it around, doesn’t he?)

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Well, this is sure to be an interesting morning

For the best laugh you’ve had in ages, watch Dale and Staines lay into me with their usual bluster and bullshit, not knowing that they’d both dumped themselves in it last night. Both Paul Staines and Iain Dale have been … Continue reading

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Iain Dale has been overstating his visitor stats

Let me give the short version for those for those who don’t wish to dig through all of this: Iain Dale has replied to my recent post about his outlandish traffic claims and has – in his post – inadvertently … Continue reading

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