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Should small businesses rely on social media

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Should local businesses rely totally on social?

What is worse than your website being down? Not having one perhaps? You would think that the answer to this question is obvious but this is not entirely true. Data and some recent research shows that many small businesses are relying on social profiles alone to promote their business and engage with their audience, rather […]

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Which engagement platform provides better conversions?

Are review sites more beneficial than search?

We have recently encountered and read a potential eyebrow raising piece of information and research. This concerns search facilities (like Google) and review sites like Yelp. What’s it all about? Yelp commissioned a survey to see how important and how many conversions its platform was bringing in. If the results are fully accurate and approved […]

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Spam and hacking potential increased during last year.

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Spam is on the increase – again!

(…and not the edible kind either!) This is probably not headline news and as many of us will agree, we are constantly being bombarded with messages and junk which we simply don’t want. Google has released its latest annual spam report, and on closer inspection, the figures do look quite eye watering and a worry. […]

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Do you need https to rank on page 1?

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Can we now conclude that https is the way forward?

This is not the first time we have posted about having an https domain and what the relevance and importance of this is – perhaps beyond the obvious. In case any of you are new or unfamiliar with the term, let us quickly explain what it is. Https is a form of ‘secure’ server which […]

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Fake news gets a greater spotlight

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Google’s step up on the fake news problem

It is ironic that in the word ‘believe’ is ‘lie’! Fake news has become something of a thing which has constantly been referred to in the media, and something which has been on the increase through 2016 and into 2017. In the most high profile of circumstances you will probably remember it from the American […]

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Recent report shows a rise in website compromising

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Report shows website hacking on the increase

If you own a website or have a business which runs and relies on promoting your company through the web, then it is every webmasters nightmare to find out your security has been compromised in some way, and your website hacked. The thought of all the hard work, determination and effort you have put in […]

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