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  • Social Media Tips For Businesses During Covid-19

    Why is social media so important during Covid-19? Right now, the only way we are contacting our friends and family that live outside our household is through the forms of social media and our phones. So, it goes without saying that the Covid-19 outbreak is making us use the social media platforms we’re already addicted […]

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  • No Likes on Instagram? No Problem!

    Instagram is hiding your likes. But it’s not the end of the world. The last ten years of social media have been measured and judged by likes. Smashing the like button as we scroll through our feeds is a reflex. We use likes to measure engagement and as a benchmark for social media strategies. Liking […]

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  • Check Out Google’s All-New Shoppable Ads

    Buying online just got a whole lot easier. Google is rolling out a new way for you to promote your products in Image Search with all-new shoppable adverts. This new ad format lets you highlight multiple products within a single ad unit, which will appear among Google Images results. If you’ve seen shoppable Instagram pictures, […]

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  • Should I Use the New Google Search Console Beta?

    UPDATE 16/02/18: The Google Search Console Beta has now been expanded to include its new AMP Status Report. Read more here. Webmasters and SEOs rejoice! It’s been a long time coming, but Google has finally almost updated Google Search Console (the artist formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools). As of the 7th February 2018, Google’s […]

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  • 57 Essential Social Media Stats for Digital Marketers in 2018

    Here is a comprehensive list of the most important social media stats for 2018. We’ve collated the most recent data to bring you the most up-to-date picture of the social media landscape. As we move into 2018, use these stats to inform your social media strategies for the year ahead. Big Social Stories in 2017 […]

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  • Things We Learned From Black Friday 2017

    Black Friday 2017 data is coming in and it’s already a win for ecommerce retailers! Both Black Friday and Thanksgiving online spending levels set new all-time records. £1.4 billion was spent in 24hrs, marking an increase of 11.7% spent compared to 2016. This is according to data from online retailers trade body IMRG. Amazon also […]

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  • Google Fined £2.1bn Over Market-Warping Shopping Practices [UPDATED]

    Google has just been fined a record €2.9bn ($2.7bn; £2.1bn) by the European Commission after it ruled Google had abused its power by promoting its own shopping comparison widget at the top of search results. Update 18/09/2017 Google has offered to display rival shopping comparison sites via an auction in order to comply with an […]

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  • Brighton SEO September 2017 Roundup – Slides Included

    The second Brighton SEO of 2017 is back for September! It presents another chance for delegates to come together to listen to leading industry experts, with topics covering content marketing, paid search, ecommerce, email marketing, analytics, ranking factors and much more. Check Out Our Previous Brighton SEO Roundups Brighton SEO Roundup April 2016 Brighton SEO […]

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  • What Does GDPR Mean For Email Marketing in 2018?

    The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most impactful change to EU privacy law to hit in the last twenty years. Its broad compliance requirements will demand a lot from businesses across all markets. If you handle your customers’ personal data, GDPR affects you. No matter where personal data is sent, processed or […]

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