Industry experts talk search and mobile at Brighton SEO

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If you know anything about search, then you’ll no doubt be intimately familiar with Brighton SEO. Within the space of a few years, this search conference has firmly established itself as one of the must-attend events in SEO – and last week (April 9th and 10th), search aficionados from all over the UK and beyond… Read more »

The Best Ways To Generate Traffic Without Google

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In the online world, it can be easy to get sucked into the mindset that Google is the ‘big cheese’ which has to be kept happy if your website is to enjoy any degree of visibility. This conclusion can be an obvious one to come to when you consider that Google.com and Google.co.uk’s share of… Read more »

#GoogleDoodle Commemorates 96th Birthday Of Nelson Mandela

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As one of the biggest names online, it made sense to celebrate one of the biggest names offline – with Google’s latest doodle honouring the 96th birthday of the revolutionary South African president and anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela. Affectionately known as Madiba, this political visionary did more than lead a nation – he stood up… Read more »

Top 7 Animals That The Next Google Update Might Be Named After

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What do a panda and a penguin have in common? Other than beginning with ‘p’, they also share the same digital presence – in the form of the infamous algorithm updates, courtesy of Google. While the updates go by the moniker of well-loved creatures, unfortunately these animal-themed updates are often met with confusion and dread… Read more »

DigiHood: Digital Professionals Coming Together In The Manchester Neighbourhood

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Yesterday saw the first DigiHood event take place, in the trendy neighbourhood of Manchester’s Northern Quarter – and it didn’t disappoint. The brainchild of our very own Chris Langan, he decided to create a meetup for like-minded digital marketing experts based in Manchester; in the hope of broadening their professional horizons as well as establishing… Read more »

Sussing out SAScon: Day 1 Of The Search, Analytics and Social Media Conference

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Manchester has long been the home of an innovative idea – mention the greats of Alan Turing and Sir John Alcock, and it’s not surprising to see why this city has become one of the most coveted locations in the UK. That’s why as we sat in the award-winning eco-inspired headquarters of Manchester Metropolitan University’s… Read more »

Microsoft admits breaching EU rules on browser choice

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Software giant Microsoft has admitted that it broke a European Union ruling by failing to offer users of its Windows 7 operating system a choice of web browsers. It owned up to the breach yesterday in a statement, in which it said: “We have fallen short in our responsibility to do this”, and added: “We… Read more »

BBC research questions value of Facebook likes and clicks

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Companies are wasting money on online ads designed to get Facebook users to 'like' them, when the respondents are not interested in their products, a BBC investigation has found. The broadcaster has obtained information which suggests that the identities of many people claiming to endorse products and their makers are bogus, and have been invented… Read more »