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The Real Value of Empire Avenue?

The Real Value of Empire Avenue?

As I put in my last post about Empire Avenue, “Have you joined yet?”. If not, maybe it’s no big…

Microsoft adCenter versus Google AdWords

Microsoft adCenter versus Google AdWords

Pay per Click Advertising (PPC) is massive business online which is which is why Microsoft and Google are both heavily…

The Evolution of Google

The Evolution of Google

Since its birth in 1997, Google has grown to become one of the most successful companies in history with annual…

Empire Avenue – Have You Joined Yet?

Empire Avenue – Have You Joined Yet?

There has been a recent rush of activity in the iThinkMedia office due to one of the most addictive social…

SEO Strategy & Marketing Tips for a new Website

SEO Strategy & Marketing Tips for a new Website

So you’ve got the design right, the content is written and your shiny new website is ready for launch. The…

How does Google Checkout work?

How does Google Checkout work?

How does Google checkout work? Always on the lookout to expand its offering, Google opened its ecommerce wing, Google Checkout,…

So what if we are in a Social Media bubble!

So what if we are in a Social Media bubble!

Recently I have read another great article on Econsultancy giving a valid view that we may be in the midst…

10 reasons I DON’T need SEO for my business..

10 reasons I DON’T need SEO for my business..

If you are a business owner and regard SEO as a myth, there’s nothing worse than being asked if you’d…

Online or Offline Networking: What's Best?

Online or Offline Networking: What's Best?

Networking. Still a key element to growing any business, but with the surge of social media platforms, is the old…

Google +1… The New Facebook Like?

Google +1… The New Facebook Like?

Social Search evolved one step further again this week with the introduction of Google +1 (pronounced ‘Plus one)’ to rival…

Social Media Monitoring: Are you listening?

Social Media Monitoring: Are you listening?

Yesterday I attended the Social Media World Forum Europe at Olympia and there was definitely a recurring theme: Social Media…

Google Places next to turn ‘Instant’

Google Places next to turn ‘Instant’

In their mission to save us even more precious seconds of time Google have this week rolled their Instant feature…

Google turns focus to keywords in domain names

Google turns focus to keywords in domain names

Google’s crusade for search engine quality isn’t up yet, it seems. Below is the recent video from Matt Cutts, head…

Facebook Fan Page Refresh: A Look Back

Facebook Fan Page Refresh: A Look Back

Facebook has recently implemented a number of changes to the ‘fan’ pages that many brands use to generate a community…

Foursquare Updates Version 3.0

Foursquare Updates Version 3.0

I’ve been a fan of Foursquare for some time and with the recent changes it doesn’t look like things are…

Move your attention to mobile paid search

Move your attention to mobile paid search

Smartphones sales have continually increased since the launch of the iPhone and with their capabilities, there is an increasing number…

Google Adwords Basics Blog: Landing Pages

Google Adwords Basics Blog: Landing Pages

Welcome to the latest edition of the Google Adwords Basics Blog. In this blog I will discuss how important it…

Update: Latest Findings from the Google 'Farmer' Algorithm

Update: Latest Findings from the Google 'Farmer' Algorithm

Following on from my initial blog post on Google’s latest algorithm update – ‘Farmer’, I wanted to see the impacts…

Are Social Search Updates about to change how we Shop Online?

Are Social Search Updates about to change how we Shop Online?

You may have seen over the last week or so Google and Bing launching Social Search Result updates to include…

The inside track to the Oscars: That’ll be down to Twitter!

The inside track to the Oscars: That’ll be down to Twitter!

So last night was the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, with victories for The King’s Speech and Inception. But commentary to…

Google Cracks Down on Low Quality Websites with New 'Farmer' Update

Google Cracks Down on Low Quality Websites with New 'Farmer' Update

Google last week announced a major algorithm change to its search engine, nicknaming it the ‘Farmer’ update. The algorithm will…

Bing Updates Social Search Results… Bing ‘Likes’ Facebook

Bing Updates Social Search Results… Bing ‘Likes’ Facebook

Last week we told you about Google’s latest update to display content from a user’s social network added to sites…

Google Adwords Basic's Blog: Display URL’s

Google Adwords Basic's Blog: Display URL’s

Welcome to the latest edition of the Google Adwords Basics Blog. In this blog I will express the importance of…

The Twitterverse: What a lot it has to offer!

The Twitterverse: What a lot it has to offer!

Within the social media realm, there is a lot to keep up to date with. I try my best, but…

Google Update Social Search…but Facebook still isn’t invited

Google Update Social Search…but Facebook still isn’t invited

Google today announced an update to their Social Search results which was first launched in 2009. Although this update incorporates…

Using Buzz Monitoring for Keyword Research

Using Buzz Monitoring for Keyword Research

One of the first ports of call for any SEO strategy should be keyword research. Without knowing what you want…

Google Comparison Ads

Google Comparison Ads

Google have been experimenting with comparison ads for around 2 years now without many advances in product ranges or ad…

Google Adwords Top Position Ad Format

Google Adwords Top Position Ad Format

As planned over the last few weeks Google have started to bring into action the new formatting for the top…

Do Online Marketing Principles Change?

Do Online Marketing Principles Change?

“The search and social media landscape is changing so fast that half of what we knew a year ago is…

Google SEO Shortcuts – Simple, Fast & Reliable!

Google SEO Shortcuts – Simple, Fast & Reliable!

This blog is essentially a definitive guide to my favourite Google shortcuts. Google shortcuts can provide you with free, fast…

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