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In one minute on the web are there more likes or tweets? This is just one of the questions you’ll be asked in the one minute one m ...
As a marketer I understand the importance of capturing as many “micro moments” as possible – however, it isn’t always easy capturing your audience throughout every journey they have online. With the beta release of Google’s real-time ads, this might get a whole lot easier. The idea behind real-time ads is to plug your adverts into live events and capitalise on the ripple effect ...
As you may have noticed there has been a pretty significant update in the world of Google AdWords this week – blogs are being posted in their hundreds, everyone’s worrying about their CPCs and no-one quite knows how it will all pan out. What is going on? In a nutshell Google has removed the paid search ads from the right-hand side of the search results for desktop users.
Google has recently released responsive display ads (RDAs) for everyone to use, which has opened up a new world of possibilities as far as advertisers are concerned. Those who regularly have to create different ads for desktop and mobile devices will benefit the most here, as responsive ads are designed to resize automatically depending on the screen size they’re being viewed o ...
Milan Fashion Week has just wrapped up. If you’ve missed it, that’s understandable – I’d be the first to admit I like my clothes, but one can become jaded when “Insert City Here” Fashion Week comes around practically every month. However, this specific Milan Fashion Week has caused a bit of a furore in the fashion and marketing worlds., and it’s worth writing about here.
Over the past few years, the number of voice searches has more than doubled and makes up around 20% of mobile searches. Tools such as Apple’s ‘Siri’, Windows’ ‘Cortana’ and ‘Okay Google’ have made the medium of voice search more accessible to smartphone users worldwide and may have an influence on ad campaigns and even the SEO industry as a whole.
If you’ve been paying attention to our blog (and frankly, if you haven’t been, you’ve missed out in a big way), you’ll know that in February we ran a couple of articles about the consequences of not upgrading your website to HTTPS, which secures visitors against communications monitoring and data theft. While it was recommended then, it looks like it will soon become essential.
Back in November last year we brought you news about Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project, which was designed to strip down websites so they load much faster when viewed on mobile devices. While we cautioned against jumping straight in at the time, we did predict that AMP would ultimately have an effect on website rankings.
Laura Durrant is currently studying Creative and Professional Writing at the University of Winchester, and has spent the last six weeks as an intern on RocketMill’s Content team. As our resident Young Person, we asked her to take a look at how digital marketing agencies fail to connect with younger audiences. Digital marketing moves really fast, and the people who drive it are young.
“Nostalgia – it’s delicate, but potent…in Greek, ‘nostalgia’ literally means ‘the pain from an old wound.’ It’s a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone…it’s a time machine. It goes backwards and forwards. It takes us to a place where we ache to go again.” – Don Draper, Mad Men If there is one emotion that has encapsulated summer 2016 as it draws to a close, it is nostalgia.
There’s been a large and not-particularly-helpful change to Google’s indispensable Keyword Planner in the last few weeks. Accounts that aren’t spending much are now seeing vague search volumes, whereas big spenders are still getting the full data. Here’s what the same report looks like in Keyword Planner with and without the new limits in place: As you can see you’re losing ...
September is the month of Brighton Digital Festival and you can get involved by coming along to the Creative, Design & IT Open Studios, running from the 5th-9th September. All this week, companies will be opening their doors for people to find out what happens behind the scenes of some of the most innovative businesses in Brighton.
Expanded Text Ads, announced at Google’s Performance Summit back in May, have gone live within the last couple of weeks. We wanted to break down what they’re all about and see what impact they will have on ad campaigns. Higher Character Limit The whole point of the Expanded Text Ads (ETAs) update is that the character limit is much higher than before.
You may have seen the recent article on Search Engine Land regarding 30x redirects and PageRank. If not, don’t worry – you can find it here. Essentially, the article summarises the confirmation by Google engineer Gary Illyes that a 30x redirect will no longer result in a dilution of PageRank. This is a source of contention as many in the SEO community have debated this for many years.
Principle 1: Feedback By demonstrating a result for a user’s input, users can instantly be told is progress is being made, if something has an error or even if it has been successfully selected. By incorporating movement, what used to appear at static elements come alive and seem to r ...
A/B testing plays a huge role in digital marketing when it comes to website and page design in ecommerce. When it comes to maximising conversation rates, the ability to compare two versions of a single variable to see which one performs better can be invaluable for marketing managers. How can you make the most of the A/B tests you run, though? Data “It is a capital mistake to t ...
Now that we’re settled into the lovely seaside surroundings of our new office in Brighton, it’s time to dive head-first into the vibrant digital community that this city so effortlessly nurtures. We thought we’d begin our quest to meet fellow Brighton tech-heads by teaming up with the wonderful Codebar.
Have you ever been searching for some information on Google and ended up on a page so monstrously bad that it offended each of your senses in turn? Many such pages exist, and the reason they’re often given prominence in search results is down to one thing – links. Links are the reason the Internet works, and the reason why so much of it is broken.
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