January 16, 2020

Google finally launches the redesigned search experience for desktop

Back in May 2019, Google rolled out an update to the search experience on mobile which made significant layout changes – especially regarding organic results. As is so often the case with Google’s product updates, this was originally a mobile-only change which has now made its way to the desktop experience. On January 13th 2020, Google’s SearchLiaison alias on Twitter […]
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 7, 2020

SEO is getting more specific: Here’s what you need to know

While it’s common knowledge that Google frequently updates that requirements, specifications, and updates for websites, these new guidelines often come by surprise to many businesses. As such, each update leads to frantic shuffling and strategy changing, to get ahead of the bots and stick to that coveted top spot. But with the recent BERT update, Google has given us a […]
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 […]
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.
May 17, 2019

An SEO Recap from Google’s 2019 State of the Union Address

The State of the Union address is a yearly event where representatives from Google announce new features alongside important hints. This year’s speakers were John Mueller and Martin Splitt. It’s definitely worth a watch. There were many Search Engine Optimisation tips and hints provided by Google’s speakers and you can find some of these below. Google is focusing on images […]
May 14, 2019

Does My Small Business Need PR?

I know what you’re expecting–a blog post that’s a long-winded ‘yes, your business needs PR’. And, boy, are you going to get it. But first, what is PR, other than an industry that so ruffled Michael Winner’s feathers he once described it as a line of work for the family idiot? This particular family idiot gets press coverage for small […]