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Hey Google, Optimise My PPC Campaigns For Voice Search

The Popularity Of Voice Search Is Rising Voice search has...

Samantha Hawke, February 13, 2020

How to prepare for the Google Chrome samesite cookie update

Google is updating the cookie settings for Chrome V80 on...

Declan Kay, February 4, 2020

THE BENEFITS OF EVERGREEN CONTENT

Imagine you’re publishing the latest news about your company. Or...

Diana Skof, January 17, 2020

What is FSGAN and why is it so terrifying?

Remember when Snapchat introduced the Face Swap feature a few...

Alana Reid, December 20, 2019

Political advertisements on social media. How does it work and why is it allowed?

With the UK general election tomorrow, political parties and leaders...

Alana Reid, December 11, 2019

Will Google Start Warning Users About Slow Loading Websites?

Over the last few days, we’ve been keeping an eye...

Michael Jarrett, November 15, 2019

Have your ‘likes’ disappeared on Instagram?

Sitting in the office this morning, a selective handful of...

Alana Reid, November 15, 2019

Google BERT Update – What is it and what does it mean?

Today Google announced a major update to the way they...

Mark McGaw, October 25, 2019

What are Discovery Ads and Why Should You Use Them?

The user decision process is changing. Rarely linear or limited...

Samantha Hawke, October 15, 2019

Marketing on TikTok – It’s not too late to jump on the bandwagon

TikTok, one of the most downloaded apps in the world...

Diana Skof, October 10, 2019

What Is Discover, Where Did It Come From And Why Is It Important?

I thought Google operated on queries? Returning results relevant to...

Samantha Hawke, September 30, 2019

What the hell is ‘Insta-therapy’ and why is it a thing?

The negative relationship between mental health and social media isn’t...

Alana Reid, August 30, 2019

How to create a successful #HashtagStrategy in 2019

Marketers who seek to improve their brands’ Instagram presence or...

Diana Skof, July 1, 2019

The Importance of Structured Data

The search engine results pages are constantly evolving. Gone are...

Donna Kean, June 25, 2019

8 Ways to Establish Your Brand Identity

Brand identity is arguably one of the most crucial components...

Alana Reid, June 13, 2019

How To Create Valuable Content For Your Audience

Welcome to the series “How to create valuable content for...

Jamie Monteath, May 16, 2019

The 8 Reasons B2B Marketers Should Think Audience-First

The ‘top of the funnel’ stuff. That’s what most sales...

Blair Walker, April 16, 2019

Digital Marketing for FMCG Brands

Digital marketing within FMCG has its own unique challenges. While...

Robin Richmond, April 7, 2019

What Google Hotel Search Means For Your Business

July of this year marks the 9th year anniversary since...

Robin Richmond, April 4, 2019

The Hero, Hub, Help Model

As marketers, we have to ask ourselves: Is it worth...

Diana Skof, March 11, 2019

3 new ways to help customers discover your products on Google

In a world of fulltime jobs and overtime, online shopping...

Diana Skof, March 1, 2019

What is GTMetrix and How Can It Help Your Business Online?

With Google announcing in recent years that page speed is...

Declan Kay, February 26, 2019

Design Trends For 2019

Open compositions & Asymmetrical Design At the moment, the most...

Kirsty MacLauchlan, February 7, 2019

Top 5 Social Media Trends for 2019

2018 was a big year for social media, from Facebook’s...

Alana Reid, January 15, 2019

This week in digital – November 2nd

    Social   This week in digital saw Snapchat...

Fran Weddle, November 2, 2018

Framer X Initial Thoughts

Framer X – just another prototyping tool?   When I...

Emily Fraser, October 19, 2018

New Google Discover Feature Announced for Mobile Search

Yesterday, Google announced a number of big product changes at...

Fran Weddle, September 25, 2018

Changes to Google Ad’s Exact Match

Google has announced a new update to Google Ads in...

Henrike Overbeck, September 21, 2018

A Digital Strategy for Growth: Why Digital Should Be More Than Just An Activation Point

When you ask most organic search marketers what their primary...

Lyndsay Snoddon, August 30, 2018

Wireframes vs Mockups vs Prototypes

The design process is overflowing with a vast array of...

Declan Kay, June 21, 2018

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