January 15, 2020

Google rolls out 2020’s first Core update for January

On 13th January 2020, Google announced via its Search Liaison Twitter account (@searchliaison) that the first Core Update for 2020 has now gone live. Let’s look at what this update means and how it might affect SEO performance.   What exactly are Google Core updates? As Google explains on its Webmasters blog, Google Core updates are essentially more significant versions […]
January 10, 2020

Microsoft give a stay of execution to STAs

In 2017 Microsoft made the announcement that Standard Text Ads (STAs) could no longer be created or edited. Instead, Expanded Text Ads (ETAs) would take their place. That was in March of that year and it was expected that STAs were soon to die out. Instead, three years later, they are still rolling on. Existing STAs still feature on searches […]
December 6, 2019

Google and Facebook take more EU antitrust heat over data collection policies

Google is on the receiving end of another wave of antitrust scrutiny in Europe. A report in Reuters claims that Google must face a detailed examination of the way it collects and uses data, and its shopping comparison engine rivals have submitted a formal complaint to the European Commission (EC) that business practices at Google are in violation of a […]
October 8, 2019

eCommerce: Christmas Starts Now!

It’s never too early to think about Christmas if you want your online store to maximise on seasonal spending. It’s no secret that people spend huge sums on gifts, entertainment and food over the festive season. Estimates suggest that in the UK we splash out around £19.5 billion on Christmas presents, food, drinks, decorations and parties. What’s not so widely […]
September 18, 2019

Have you planned for Black Friday yet?

Last year, UK eCommerce sales set a new record of 1.49bn, a jump of 7.3% on 2017. Online sales continue to creep up year on year, which is why savvy eCommerce retailers are planning their Black Friday activity now. Consumers are spending more time researching Black Friday deals than ever before, so it’s crucial to have your offers front and […]
August 15, 2019

The Importance of Optimising Your Google Shopping Feed

Shopping feeds can be very confusing at times so it is no surprise that the majority of advertisers choose not to optimise their product feed. However, if you’re having trouble with your Google Shopping campaign, your shopping feed may be the part that is letting your entire campaign down.
August 9, 2019

Outsourcing Your Businesses Online Marketing: More Than Just A Strategy

Did you know that 62% of companies outsource their content marketing? Whether you’re a start-up business or an established company that’s been running for decades, outsourcing your Online Marketing can be daunting. Without a team spearheading your digital strategy, businesses can fall behind and stay on the traditional marketing bandwagon. So why should your business decide to step into the […]
June 13, 2019

B2B: Preparing for the Summer Slowdown

  If you operate in the B2B arena, you’ll know that throughout the year there are spells where business slows, you know it’s coming, it happens every year without fail.
June 7, 2019

Google Adds New Features to Keyword Planner

Recently, Google has rolled out some changes to the Keyword Planner tool in Google Ads. This is a great tool for every digital marketer and it allows you to search for keywords to review specific data in regards to competitions and trends. When working on Google Ads accounts, tools that provide you with an insight into trends, audiences and forecasts […]