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Intelligent Speakers and Search Engines

As an avid Science Fiction fan, I often marvel at how modern innovations often mirror or even surpass the other-worldly technology showcased in my favourite movies and television shows. Who ever thought when Star Trek was first aired in early 1966 that hand-held communicators, speaking computers and particle weapons would become a reality just a […]

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Beginner’s Guide: How to get the best insights of your Search Console Performance report

Graphs, numbers, metrics and statistics – sounds overwhelming, doesn’t it? In this blog post we will guide you through the Google Search Console Performance report step by step so that you can get the best insights about your business’ online performance. What is Google Search Console? Google Search Console is a web service tool where […]

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Gearing up for a Bumper Black Friday

Gearing up for a Bumper Black Friday It’s a fair bet that if you’re an online retailer in any sector (except very specialised sectors, like for instance Halloween costume supplies!) then you probably see your biggest volumes of sales around the Black Friday period leading into Christmas. By analysing data from Google Analytics showing the […]

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The Nofollow Conundrum

What’sthe best way for a software developer to fix any bugs that it creates in its own software? Simple… get the software’s users to report the issues. This crowd sources any testing (for free!), meaning the software developer doesn’t have to pay out for expensive and time-consuming user testing, plus it gets the bugs fixed […]

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Internal Linking – What Works and Why…

Search Engine Optimisation as an industry has a reputation which is sometimes right down there with economy crashing rogue bankers, ‘dodgy expenses’ politicians and used car salesman. As a retailer you’ve probably been exposed to hundreds of phone calls from people promising you ‘top of Google positions’ and piles of revenue which never materialises. The […]

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Video Marketing – Why You Need It

I read with sadness back in May this year about the demise of Grumpy Cat, the internet meme sensation who not only shot to fame because of a genetically malformed face but ended up netting her owners millions of dollars in revenue in the process. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48308638 Part of Grumpy Cat’s meteoric rise to fame was […]

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Online Reviews – Why They Matter

A few years ago I did a long and strenuous hike up Mt. Krn in Slovenia. When I say ‘long and strenuous’ I mean 6 hours of puffing and panting, sweating and begging to dunk my head in the ice cold waterfall that was coming down the side of the mountain. To those of you […]

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On-Page Optimisation for eCommerce in 2019

On-Page Optimisation for eCommerce in 2019 There are those in the Online Marketing community who will try to convince any potential new client that ‘Search Engine Optimisation’, especially on-page optimisation is some kind of mystic artform, the knowledge of which is only available to a tenth level monk who lives on the top a mountain […]

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Easy Blogging for Better eCommerce Results

Why You Should Be a Business Blogger Ever since Google introduced PageRank, which counts incoming links to a page as ‘votes of confidence’ for that page, we’ve had major problems with spammers trying to game Google’s systems. In simple terms, the more links you have coming from different websites to any particular page, the higher […]

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Why Your Business Needs SEO

If you are tasked with promotion of the eCommerce side of your business, it may be difficult to see the immediate benefits of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). With so many different marketing methods such as affiliate marketing, Pay Per Click, email and Social Media Marketing offering almost immediate returns, why would you bother with a […]