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Google Street View: The Miraculous Changing Weather of Bexley

Bexley’s a quaint little place to the South East of Greater London. Because I am, well, a bit sad, I randomly check places out on Google Street View. I get a kick out of finding people who’ve fallen over or…

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12 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Conversion Rate Optimisation Insights

Twitter is just awesome for quick insights and updates in any niche area, but nowhere is that more prevalent than in the fast moving world of digital marketing. If conversion rate optimisation is your thing, here are 12 Twitter accounts…

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[Infographic] Apple’s Cash Flow Tactics

In addition to staying on top of consumer trends in electronics, Apple manages to keep both its lobbying costs and R&D expenses relatively low. Apple has become one of the highest-grossing companies in the world, but what does the tech…

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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…

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WTF of the Week: Smoking

My Nan struggles to breathe every single day. She’s spent years in and out of hospital, most recently just this week, with respiratory problems. My Nan has COPD. She can’t walk more than a few paces without tiring and ultimately,…

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Google Zeitgeist 2012 – What We Were Searching This Year

Google Zeitgeist is probably my favourite Google announcement each year (yes, I have a favourite Google announcement). When the Zeitgeist 2012 top search list was released yesterday, I was straight over there. Yes, I am that sad. Anyway, here’s the…

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[Guest Post] 4 Graphic Designers You Need to Follow on Twitter

There’s a vast network of talented, respected designers on Twitter. So whether you’re a budding enthusiast or a seasoned professional, there’s always great tips and advice to be found there. But – to save you trawling through the profiles –…

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The Growth of My Blog Guest – A Good News Guest Posting Story

I’ve made no secret of that fact that I’m a guest blogging fan. When I say ‘guest blogging’ I mean real guest blogging (not crappy spun article distribution being dressed up as guest blogging). One of the biggest influences on the growth…

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5 Ecommerce Product Pages More Likely to Make me Cry than Buy!

When it comes to shopping, I’d opt to do it online every single time. Given the choice of navigating through busy shops (where old age pensioners wouldn’t think twice about killing you for the last of anything that’s labelled ‘half…