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Old 19-10-2006, 11:32 AM
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Old 19-10-2006, 11:46 AM
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isn't there a Martyn Lewis that reads the news?

google that and the first two results are this site
There's a real buzz about the neighbourhood
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Old 19-10-2006, 11:48 AM
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Martin Louise.... interesting - are you trying to tell us something????
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Erm Martine Lewis, Martin Looez.....can't think of anymore that aren't getting very unlikely.

Just thinking though won't it take ages before these get picked up by google or is that only the case with my site because its small and insignificant lol?
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Some kind of spelling adjustment would be in order methinks...
perhaps read the blog entry
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Old 19-10-2006, 12:44 PM
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The other way to do it is to put some hidden text on the home page with all the different spellings, i.e. tiny white text on a white background. I discovered this while searching for cheap Barbie stuff for the kids and was often redirected to porn sites which had done just this - SICKOS

Luckily the wife was watching and I could prove it, otherwise it might have been a bit embarassing :rolleyes:
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Old 19-10-2006, 1:00 PM
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Mastin Lewos

NartunL ewis


...must get away from this thread or I'll be at it all day.....

Matriurinlewis

Katrin Mewes

,artin ;ewis

money saver Martu;

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,styom ;reod

that b***x on the radio
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nERUB KWQUA (if you type with hands one key length to the left)

<styom :reod (vice versa)

It would take someone with exceptional stupidity to do this (me, for example )
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Old 20-10-2006, 8:55 AM
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I think you need to use an eBay MoneySavingTip here. There are those sites like FatFingers.com where you can find misspelt keywords on eBay - for example say you were into collecting Wedgwood china, you put that keyword in and it finds all the auctions with spellings like Wedwood, Wegwood and so on (the idea being that you can pick up bargains because very few people find them because most people know how to spell it)

So, put "Martin" and "Lewis" separately into FatFingers.com and you get...

nartin, martim, martib, msrtin, marton, martun, maryin, marrin, mirtin, martan, martii, marttn, marrin, maatin, mmrtin, martinn, martiin, marttin, marrtin, maartin, mmartin, martni, maritn, matrin, mratin, amrtin, marti, martn, marin, matin, mrtin, artin

lewid, lewia, lewos, lewus, lrwis, lwwis, leeis, leqis, lewas, leuis, lewiz, lewii, lewws, leeis, llwis, lewiss, lewiis, lewwis, leewis, llewis, lewsi, leiws, lweis, elwis, lewi, lews, leis, lwis, ewis
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I think you need to use an eBay MoneySavingTip here. There are those sites like FatFingers.com where you can find misspelt keywords on eBay - for example say you were into collecting Wedgwood china, you put that keyword in and it finds all the auctions with spellings like Wedwood, Wegwood and so on (the idea being that you can pick up bargains because very few people find them because most people know how to spell it)

So, put "Martin" and "Lewis" separately into FatFingers.com and you get...

nartin, martim, martib, msrtin, marton, martun, maryin, marrin, mirtin, martan, martii, marttn, marrin, maatin, mmrtin, martinn, martiin, marttin, marrtin, maartin, mmartin, martni, maritn, matrin, mratin, amrtin, marti, martn, marin, matin, mrtin, artin

lewid, lewia, lewos, lewus, lrwis, lwwis, leeis, leqis, lewas, leuis, lewiz, lewii, lewws, leeis, llwis, lewiss, lewiis, lewwis, leewis, llewis, lewsi, leiws, lweis, elwis, lewi, lews, leis, lwis, ewis
Sticking all those as hidden text on the home page should cover most eventualities
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Old 20-10-2006, 11:18 AM
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or - just the mere fact they are here in this forum
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or - just the mere fact they are here in this forum
yep, well-done jpjp for expanding Martin's idea - soon they'll all come to this page

do you want all the moneysavigexpret ones as well?

mind you, there are actually a couple of sites like that
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do you want all the moneysavigexpret ones as well?

mind you, there are actually a couple of sites like that
Yes why not - lets try and make this place a vestige for all the typos - it may mean a few more people don't get duped by the commerical copycats (not sure how google will pick it up but it may help). As you can see I've added a big note in the first thread for people who come here.
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Martin Louse? Martin Le Wis?:confused:

I think we might need to have an automatic spell checker also if we are helping those who find spelling and typing challenging, to prevent them being picked up on by those who do so on the forum. I know this may cost more, just a thought.

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Quote:
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isn't there a Martyn Lewis that reads the news?

google that and the first two results are this site

According to Tonight with Trevor McDonald on the 23rd October, MSE Martin was spelt Martyn Lewis!!
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Sticking all those as hidden text on the home page should cover most eventualities
Or for people who search Google with quote marks to get a 2-word phrase, how about:
"(nartin lewis,martim lewis,martib lewis,martin lewid,martin lewia,msrtin lewis,martin lewos,marton lewis,martin lewus,martun lewis,maryin lewis,marrin lewis,martin lrwis,martin lwwis,martin leeis,martin leqis,mirtin lewis,martin lewas,martan lewis,martin leuis,martin lewiz,martin lewii,martin lewws,martin leeis,martin llwis,martin ewis,martinnlewis,martii lewis,marttn lewis,marrin lewis,maatin lewis,mmrtin lewis,martin lewiss,martin lewiis,martin lewwis,martin leewis,martin llewis,martinn lewis,martiin lewis,marttin lewis,marrtin lewis,maartin lewis,mmartin lewis,martin lewsi,martin leiws,martin lweis,martin elwis,martinl ewis,marti nlewis,martni lewis,maritn lewis,matrin lewis,mratin lewis,amrtin lewis,martin lewi,martin lews,martin leis,martin lwis,martin ewis,martinlewis,marti lewis,martn lewis,marin lewis,matin lewis,mrtin lewis,artin lewis)"
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A google search for Martin Lewis also throws up this page http://www.martinlewis.com/ but it was the only entry on the first page that didn't refer to MSE Martin
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What about people who use voice recognition programmes? That could throw up all kinds of connotations on 'Martin Lewis', depending on accents/dialects/voice impediments etc.
Don't know if martin likes the idea of anything being thrown up on him though . . . lol.
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Quick google shows this now. Job done.
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