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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

Google AdWords Introduces Customer Match

Google have announced another new feature in AdWords that falls...

Rachel Halliday, November 3, 2015

Google Hotel Ads – Making It Easier For More Hotels To Participate & Helping Travellers Book Rooms

Google have announced the discontinuation of their Hotel Finder Site...

Rachel Halliday, October 7, 2015

Google CPC Inflation: How To Combat Rising Costs

At an event in London last month, we had discussions...

Jesper Harbers, July 30, 2015

Google AdWords Livestream 2015 – Ad Updates

Google announced yesterday a raft of new innovations, including new...

Jesper Harbers, May 6, 2015

Google’s Mobile-Friendly Algorithm Update – All You Need To Know

Mobile has always been high on Google’s priority list. Ever...

Simon Heyes, March 24, 2015

New Google SERP Feature: The Mortgage Calculator

Google are forever testing and releasing new features in their...

Paul Smail, February 6, 2015

Things You Need To Know About App Advertising

Following our article on using organic search to drive app...

Jesper Harbers, December 16, 2014

Google Introduces Label To Help Users Find Mobile-Friendly Pages

When it comes to mobile browsing, it should always be...

Michael Jarrett, November 21, 2014

How To Use Storytelling To Make Your Brand More Human

People love that Apple and Google both started out in...

Simon Heyes, November 5, 2014

Google Unveils New AdWords Features – All You Need To Know

The Adwords interface has long been due an overhaul, particularly...

Carolyn Peacock, April 23, 2014

Best Practice For A Google Penalty Recovery

Remember way back in 2006, when Google penalised BMW Germany...

Simon Heyes, February 14, 2014

Is Google’s Search Plus Your World Finally Coming To The UK?

Ever since the mass Google country specific redirects back in...

Michael Jarrett, December 13, 2013

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