Google Mobile First Search Index Launch & Other Google News

Posted by Paul Mortimer on 17-Feb-2017 12:24:55

We are close to the full launch of the Google mobile first search index, which was announced last year. And there's been some other news recently, in relation to Google ranking factors, which we've rounded up here.

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Topics: SEO, Tech News

Facebook Is Trialling The Return Of Auto-Play Sound On Videos

Posted by Paul Mortimer on 27-Aug-2016 09:00:00

Grab your headphones, unless you don't mind getting funny looks whilst sat on the bus. Auto-Play sound on videos is being trialed by Facebook and we aren't sure it's a great idea.

 

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Topics: Tech News

The New York Times 36 Hours -x- Google Maps Planning Tool

Posted by Paul Mortimer on 05-Aug-2016 07:33:22

If you are in need of a little distraction in the office - or some inspiration for your next long weekend away - this tool produced by The New York Times and Google Maps is something else.

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Topics: Tech News

Facebook Live Now Has Ads & Instagram Launches Own Snapchat Stories

Posted by Paul Mortimer on 03-Aug-2016 07:00:00

At least in test form, for the time being, Facebook Live now allows the inclusion of ads after 5 minutes of live broadcasting. Meanwhile, Instagram has announced a familiar looking feature.

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Topics: Tech News

How Influential Are YouTube Stars? More Than Traditional Celebrities According To This Study

Posted by Paul Mortimer on 26-Jul-2016 08:26:49

Popular vloggers and YouTube stars have been shown to be more influential on young millennials and "The YouTube Generation", than traditional A-List celebrities, according to a study by Ipsos Connect.  

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Topics: Tech News

10 TED Talks Every Tech Marketer Should Watch

Posted by Stephanie Barnes on 13-Jul-2016 11:00:31

I had never heard of TED talks until quite recently. But now I'm a big fan. They are valuable presentations which focus on all sort of topics. From 'What's so sexy about math?' to "Can you really tell if a kid is lying?" there is a wide variety of subjects. Here are some TED talks, every tech marketer should should watch.

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Topics: Tech News

11 chrome extensions that make tech marketers lives easier

Posted by Stephanie Barnes on 20-Apr-2016 08:14:43

There are so many chrome extensions out there. But, which are the best to use? I don't know about you but I tend to use the plugins that have been recommended to me. So, we thought it would be handy if we collected a list of the best chrome extensions for tech marketers. Some of the plugins mentioned below are used regularly in our office. 

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Topics: Tech News

How to beat internet ad blockers: 2016 sees the RISE of Ad Blocking

Posted by Stephanie Barnes on 31-Mar-2016 11:30:00

This year, we're seeing a rise in online users using advert blockers. We have a closer look at the stats about ad blocking and discuss the best ways to beat internet ad blockers.

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Topics: PPC, Tech News

Voice Search: Predictions and potential implications for SEO

Posted by Stephanie Barnes on 30-Mar-2016 15:30:00

Last year, many SEO companies predicted 'voice search' was going to be huge in 2016. So, we decided to have a closer look at the current state of voice search and predict the potential implications voice search could have for SEO.

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Topics: SEO, Tech News

5 of the best kickstarter campaigns for marketing professionals

Posted by Stephanie Barnes on 24-Mar-2016 09:04:03

Kickstarter campaigns offer new inventions the perfect chance to find funding and lift off. As marketing professionals, we love new gadgets. So, we've found some of the best kickstarter campaigns for marketers...

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Topics: Tech News