Like many other industries, we SEOs use some powerful (and some basic tools) to help us do our jobs. At Lakestar we use countless different tools and are constantly trying out new ones. Here’s a few of our favourites for link building:   First up is MajesticSEO. Supposedly the “Largest link intelligence database on the […]… Read Article
By Richard Morris Brits are spending the equivalent of almost one day in every month surfing the internet, according to new research. The UK Online Measurement company (UKOM) says the average web user is online for 22 hours and 15 minutes each month – 65 per cent longer than three years ago. A report by […]… Read Article
Aardvark.com is now offering a new way to get a quick answer to that burning question that you don't have the time to find out for yourself. It claims to be a 'social search' channel, integrating your existing social profile data from Facebook or your email address book, with an answers function. Previously available at […]… Read Article
Social networks accounted for 25 per cent of all online display ad impressions by UK internet users in August, according to figures from ComScore Ad Metrix. The research by the web measurement firm revealed 13.8billion display ad impressions out of a total of 54.2billion were served on social networks throughout the month. Telecoms companies, such […]… Read Article
The internet could be on the verge of one of the most fundamental changes in its make-up since it was first established. As this piece was written discussions were being finalized on the introduction of non-Latin characters into web addresses. The addition of domain names in Asian, Arabic or other scripts would vastly multiply the […]… Read Article
Microsoft has no plans to develop a digital book reader to compete with the fast-growing popularity of Amazon's Kindle or a device that rival Apple is reportedly developing. Chief executive Steve Ballmer said Microsoft had no need for its own e-reader, since it already supplies the software that runs the most popular device for electronic […]… Read Article
The three months ending in September 2009 was the first quarter in which online marketing budgets have risen this year, according to the latest figures from the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising. The IPA’s Bellweather report, produced quarterly in conjunction with analysts BDO as an overview of the whole advertising market in the UK, says […]… Read Article
Threats of strikes by postal workers could give fresh impetus to internet banking, according to Citywire, the financial news service. It reports that many elderly people, dependent on dividends for income, are being badly hit by the late arrival of their cheques. The British Communication Workers Union claims that as many as 30 million letters, […]… Read Article