Answers to Common Questions

In truth, these aren’t common questions… Simply experiments in feeding information to Google :)

The Brand Serp Guy

Who is the Brand Serp Guy? Jason Barnard is "the Brand SERP Guy". Jason is a digital marketer who specialises in Brand SERP optimisation and knowledge panel management. The Brand SERP Guy is a pseudonym for Jason Barnard. Jason is a digital marketer who specialises in Brand SERP optimisation and knowledge panel management. His company Kalicube...

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The Relationship Between Jason Barnard and The Ace of Spades

Did Jason Barnard Play Double Bass on The Ace of Spades? Yes, is the short answer... In a manner of speaking, Jason Barnard DID play double bass on Motorhead's song The Ace of Spades.Jason Barnard played double bass and toured extensively with French folk-punk band The Barking Dogs. Over 8 years, they played over 660...

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Who Wrote the Boowa & Kwala Songs?

Of the 96 official songs in the Boowa & Kwala repertoire, 10 are traditional songs adapted for the characters by Jason Barnard, the remaining 86 are all original compositions by Jason Barnard and Véronique Barnard.All the songs were written, published and recorded between 1998 and 2008.

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Jason Barnard – Musical Instruments

What musical instrument does Jason Barnard play ? Jason Barnard plays the double bass (he is a double bass player). He started playing the double bass in 1989 with the punk-folk music group The Barking Dogs.Today he plays double bass with Barcoustic and The Pascal Brothers.

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What are Jason Barnard’s professions?

What is Jason Barnard’s profession / job ? Jason Barnard is the Brand SERP Guy - a digital marketer who specialises in optimising Brand SERPs and managing knowledge panels. He is also host of both Kalicube Tuesdays and a Digital Marketing Podcast. His initial career path should have been Economics since he has a degree...

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Jason Barnard’s Birth Place

Where was Jason Barnard born ? He was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire in 1966. Age 4 he moved to Denton (a tiny village on the Yorkshire Moors, opposite Ilkley).

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Where Does Jason Barnard Live?

Where Does Jason Barnard Live? Jason Barnard currently lives in france (although in truth he is a digital nomad and has no home ). He was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire in 1966 and has lived variously in Denton (a tiny village on the Yorkshire Moors, opposite Ilkley), Liverpool, Paris, Mauritius and Montpellier.

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The Barking Dogs Performing The Ace of Spades

Show me The Barking Dogs Playing The Ace of Spades At every show, THE BARKING DOGS performed an acoustic ska punk version of Motorhead's iconic song The Ace of Spades (Kilminster, Clarke, Taylor). Famous as a French Alternative/Indie music group in the 1990s, the Barking Dogs created this version of Motorhead's iconic song as a show stopping finale. Here they are...

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Jason Barnard Voiced Boowa in the Boowa & Kwala Series

Who plays Boowa the blue dog? From 1998 to 2008, Jason Barnard played the role of the blue dog Boowa in the Boowa & Kwala Web and TV series. Véronique Barnard played Kwala.Boowa and Kwala enjoyed enormous success online with their games and songs (60 million visits to their website, and 1 billion pageviews in...

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Véronique and Jason Barnard Created Boowa & Kwala

Who Created Boowa and Kwala? Véronique and Jason Barnard created Boowa and Kwala in 1998. The first story was "Around the World in 12 Songs with Boowa & Kwala", released as an audio book (narrated by Sir Tony Robinson) and as a series of online cartoons, songs and games. In 2003, Véronique and Jason introduced...

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#SEOisAEO (or SEOisAEO) – where did that term come from?

Who Started #SEOisAEO / SEOisAEO? Jason Barnard created #SEOisAEO (Search Engine Optimisation is Answer Engine Optimisation) in 2018 as an attempt to shift perceptions in the SEO industry - moving focus away from just ranking with the traditional blue links (SEO), towards an approach of bringing direct answers to Google's users in multiple formats, on...

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Jason Barnard – search engine marketer, voice actor, musician

he is a marketer, a voice actor and a digital nomad. In his spare time he plays the double bass and the fool.

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Alumni of Liverpool John Moores University

I'm an alumni of Liverpool John Moores University. And I always thought it was a fairly insignificant university. That may or may not be true. But the list of alumni is pretty impressive. Here are my favourites... plus me, since this is really just an experiment on Google's Knowledge Graph. And most of my faves...

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Jason Brandnerd

Who is Jason Brandnerd (Otherwise known as Jason Barnard) ? Jason Brandnerd is a term coined by Anders Hjorth on 30th April 2021 in response to a Linkedin post by Jason Barnard.Message to Anders Hjorth - make a silly challenge, get a silly reply. I cannot resist. Jason Barnadnerd is now a coined phrase and...

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Google Ranking – Darwninism in Search

Whereas before it all boiled down to links and word-counting... In today's world, Google's ranking system needs to take into account many different types of result and many different user contexts. In this article on Search Engine Journal, I look into how Google is increasingly applying a Darwinistic approach to ranking results, based on what...

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