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Twitter attempts to change the followers metric

Will the absence of follower counts change the way you use Twitter?

You may be reading this thinking what are follower counts and how does this relate to Twitter? Whilst many people do not know them as ‘follower counts’ these are the statistics on everyone’s twitter page that show how many people are following them. Sounds obvious and common sense, but we bet you didn’t know them […]

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Will Google's new performance tool help?

Will using Google’s new tool help your website perform better for SEO?

Today we would like to introduce an exciting new tool which Google has put live which may help your website for the better. The tool works by considering how your website performs relating to SEO characteristics and what impact this could have on your website. The tool is currently a test (beta) version and is […]

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What does the rise in search engine privacy mean?

Does the rise of private search engines show attitudes are changing?

Until quite recently, if you mentioned the subject of private search engines or private browsing, many peoples reaction would be ‘what have you got to hide’? A few short years on, times and attitudes have dramatically change and this is evidenced by the rise and usage of private search engines. Some people are not bothered […]

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Are you ready for mobile first indexing?

Have you prepared for the arrival of mobile first indexing?

Like it or not / prepared for it or not, mobile first indexing is here! In our latest blog posting we’ll look at what this means and how you are potentially missing out on a big opportunity if you have not taken steps to get on-board with this.   It’s official that Google is now […]

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Why is Google + closing?

Will the end of Google + have any impacts on the industry?

You may have heard the recent news that Google + is to close, so in its honour we have decided to write a post about this and what the implications might be.   Perhaps some of you were not surprised at the announcement that Google + is to close. What perhaps wasn’t expected was the […]

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Extra characters in your title tags more helpful?

Will an increase in page title length allow you to reach more of your audience?

Do you always have more to say? Perhaps you are reading this thinking ‘about time’? Now you may be able to say more of what your page is trying to communicate (and thus reach more of your target audience) now extra characters are at your disposal. So, what is this all about? It has been […]

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Was there an algorithm change in September?

Have you noticed the new algorithm update and will it impact you?

Google have confirmed that a small algorithm update has taken place at the end of September 2018. Google’s Danny O Sullivan made the announcement and stated that major updates are normally widely communicated. From interpreting that statement and reading between the lines, we can deduce that this must have been a minor change yet it […]

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50% of Online Transactions Now Come from Mobile Devices

In 2016, mobile usage of the Internet overtook desktop usage with over 51% of traffic coming from mobile and tablet devices. Now in 2018, mobile has reached another impressive milestone that shines a light on the important role mobile has in online shopping. Criteo’s 2018 Global Commerce Review for Q2 has revealed some analysis of […]

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Is Google Testing A New Desktop Search Result Design?

There has been chatter amongst SEO’s that Google has been quietly testing out a new design for the desktop SERPS. News of this potential change arose when a use took to Reddit to share screenshots of a slim lined Google search results page. The original thread can be found here. The new test design doesn’t […]

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Why Has Facebook Removed Thousands Of Ad Targeting Options?

To keep advertising safe and civil, Facebook has announced their plans to remove over 5,000 of their advertising options so that they can prevent prejudiced advertising campaigns. The reason for this change is to minimise any abuse of their current targeting options. Whilst the options that are soon to be made redundant haven’t been explained […]

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