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What to Expect from Mobile in 2013

Mobile phones have claimed their role as our nearest and dearest technological friends. From falling asleep and waking up beside a mobile phone to carrying one around with you at all times, they are as much of a companion to…

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Google UK Market Share Drops Again…

Figures released by Experian this week demonstrated a drop in Google’s market share. The figures released in Jan 2013 related to the search market from December 2012. Let’s be honest; Google still rules the roost (and clearly isn’t suffering financially)!…

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The Republic of Facebook – If Facebook Were a Country…

In 2011, I posted some key Facebook user statistics and took a look at how the number stacked up against population figures of various countries. That was over 18 months ago and the social network has grown phenomenally since then….

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Facebook Graph Search – Just a Fix for an Awful Internal Search Feature?

It was a hotly anticipated announcement. When Facebook sent out its somewhat mysterious press invite encouraging journos and tech bloggers to turn up and ‘see what we’re building’ many were expecting big things. Gizmodo were amongst many online publications speculating…

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Google Analytics: What is Bounce Rate?

According to Avinash Kaushik, bounce rate is the “simply powerful metric.” It’s available on the default Google Analytics metrics and is frequently used as one means to measure how users interact with your website. But what exactly is bounce rate?…

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How to See Smartphone Only Traffic in Google Analytics

The most infuriating thing about Google Analytics in terms of viewing mobile traffic is the inclusion of tablet data by default. Tablet traffic is a whole different ball game to smartphone traffic and having the two grouped rarely makes sense!…

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Little Gems from Google – I Get My Kicks from Geeky Stuff Like This…

Some people get their kicks from adrenalin sports, some from less-than-legal substances, some from fast cars. Me? I get mine from little geeky gems like these from Google. (Yes, I know… I need to get a life)! Do a Barrel…