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Why You Should Always Have More Than One SEO Trick Up Your Sleeve

The world of SEO is always evolving, which means keeping...

Emma Ross, August 8, 2022

When Brands Diversify

Your brand name, and more importantly: what your brand stands...

Sandy Halliday, July 21, 2022

Turn That Frown Upside Down – The Impact of Emojis in Communication

It’s often said that a picture is worth a thousand...

Katy Cairns, May 26, 2022

How You Can Use Data-Driven Strategies To Optimise Your Content Marketing Efforts

There has been a huge increase in online content platforms...

Tayyub Yaqoob, April 27, 2022

How has the pandemic changed user’s behaviours and what can you do to stay relevant?

Closing in on 2021, the pandemic is no longer a...

Alex Richardson, December 24, 2021

New Google Top Stories Update for Desktop Users

In a bid to help users find the most relevant...

Emma Ross, December 10, 2021

Google Local Search Update

On the 22nd of September 2021, Google rolled out several...

Siobhan McMorran, September 28, 2021

What are Web Stories, and should you be making them?

There’s a noticeable shift in the way we consume content....

Sophie Watson, January 25, 2021

Introducing GA4

Over the past few days Google have rolled out a...

Graeme Orr, October 23, 2020

Have you heard about Google’s newly launched AI-powered social platform?

Last week Google’s Area 120 group quietly launched a new...

Alana Reid, June 25, 2020

Hey Google, Optimise My PPC Campaigns For Voice Search

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

Samantha Hawke, February 13, 2020

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

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

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

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

Changes to Google Ad’s Exact Match

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

Henrike Overbeck, September 21, 2018

Google Questions and Answers for Local Business

What You Need to Know In August 2017, Google quietly...

Sian Mason, April 10, 2018

Did Manipulation Of Facebook Ads Result In Brexit & Trump Being Elected?

At first glance, that headline sounds pretty unrealistic, doesn’t it?...

Simon Heyes, November 8, 2017

How the Evolution Of Voice Search Is Affecting Organic Search

Almost one year ago, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced in...

Sandy Halliday, March 24, 2017

Google Popular Times Live is Tracking Your Customers

Last year, Google introduced a nice little feature called ‘popular...

Colleen Reid, December 9, 2016

Google Trips – The Onset Of Algorithm Based Tourism?

On September 19th Google announced its latest foray into the...

Sandy Halliday, October 7, 2016

RankBrain Uncovered – Getting into Google’s ‘Brain’

Recently Search Engine Land reported that Google now uses RankBrain...

Paul Smail, July 8, 2016

How Harambe’s Death Is Affecting Search

The world is up in arms over the death of...

Colleen Reid, June 3, 2016

10 Social Media Trends To Prepare For In 2016

This article was originally produced for Figaro Digital Magazine. In...

Simon Heyes, February 2, 2016

Experiences And Moments Marketing

A few hours ago, Tim Peake was launched into space,...

Simon Heyes, December 15, 2015

Chrome Kills Flash – Time For Banner Adverts To Evolve

Back in June 2015, Google announced that Chrome will begin...

Simon Heyes, November 17, 2015

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