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7 mistakes companies make when going mobile

The following is a guest post by Scott Hague, founder and director of Integrated Change, a mobile development agency. You can find Scott on LinkedIn Going mobile isn’t just a tick in the box or ‘bolt on’ to an existing website. It…

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21 Questions to Ask SEO Prospects (Before you Even Think About Selling them Anything)

Stop asking… “What are your keywords?” Whenever I hear SEOs or sales people ask prospective clients that question, it makes me shudder a little. It’s not the client’s job to know what their keywords are. It’s our job, as the…

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Real Life Wall-E – Coolest Thing Ever

This is now right at the top of my ‘I want one’ list. Well, it’s joint first with a beagle puppy and a tiger cub. This video was featured as part of Youtube’s geek week and showcases an actual Wall-E…

Challenge Your Broadband Campaign

Challenge Your Broadband…

Virgin Media has become the latest brand to use its TV ads to push potential customers to the search engines. The broadband giant is, like others have done in the past, actually telling viewers to find them using non-brand searches….

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Getting Married is Making my Brain Ache

I’m engaged. That’s not brand new information. I’ve been that way for 6 or 7 months now, but I’ve only just realised how much I am going to have to do before I buy all my friends and family dinner…

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11 Ways to Learn SEO Without Spending a Fortune

“How do I learn enough SEO to maybe just do a bit of work on my own website and demonstrate enough knowledge to increase my chances of bagging a junior role?” During our recent round of recruitment at Tecmark, we…

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Say Nothing on Facebook That You Wouldn’t Say on TV

So many people have been fired over Facebook that the Huffington Post has a page dedicated to compiling all its stories about employees falling foul of their own Facebook fails. Some unfortunate Facebook users have been evicted because of their…

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Katie Hopkins – You Horrible Human Being

I never catch This Morning. I’m at work when it’s on and, unless Kerry Katona is slurring her way through an interview, it’s not often controversial enough to lead to Youtube clips making their way onto my Facebook or Twitter streams. But…

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Things I Learnt from ‘Man of Steel’

So, last night I accompanied my other half to the Odeon to watch Man of Steel. Superman isn’t my thing at all. And neither is going to the cinema to see stuff I know I won’t like. But Despicable Me 2 is coming…

Pinterest is Drunk... and Other Google Suggestions About Popular Social Networks

Pinterest is Drunk… and Other Google Suggestions About Popular Social Networks

I’m a self-confessed Google fan. I’ve also got the sense of humour of a juvenile, which explains why I find funny Google Search Suggest screenshots as side-splittingly hilarious as I do. Don’t worry – for my next trick, I’ll be…

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Shitty Article of the Day Award…

Ouch. Granted, it’s a few months old (published in September 2012) but still recent enough that the author really ought to know better. The guilty publisher? So go off and read this amazing piece of content. A sure fire way…

I LOVE Paddy Power's Social Media Activity....But I Bet with William Hill

I LOVE Paddy Power’s Social Media Activity….But I Bet with William Hill

I love social media. I also love a little flutter on the football on a weekend. I’m a self-confessed fan of Paddy Power’s social media activity in particular. The Facebook page is always witty, always timely, always attracting huge volumes of…

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SEO Tools to Solve Migraine Inducing SEO Problems – SMX London

I had a great time at SMX London last week. We met some great people, enjoyed some awesome talks and I took part in a panel on SEO tools. Here’s the deck and a summary. As a non-coder and someone…

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5 Books that will Make Your Content Better

SEO is evolving. We all know this. It’s becoming more and more reliant upon traditional marketing values. And at the centre of all this: content. Big, fat, awesome, amazing, brilliant, useful, imaginative, thought provoking content that offers some value to…

Setting Up a Local PPC Campaign - The Basics

Setting Up a Local PPC Campaign – The Basics

There’s a growing knowledge amongst smaller businesses about online marketing channels in general this includes PPC advertising. The misconceptions about this type of advertising being limited to multi nationals and big businesses with massive marketing budgets are falling away are more…