Google takes web app banners into account in search engine results

Google’s Views on Mobile Friendly Pages and Those Annoying App Banners


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If you’re a website owner, you may well feel frustrated and vulnerable to the changes made by Google in their search results algorithms and calculations. For businesses who rely on search traffic, hoping that Google changes don’t impact you can...

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Dealing With Negative Social Media Comments and Why It’s OK to Say Sorry


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Many small businesses we talk to feel very scared of social media. They know that they need to be involved, but very often they’ve witnessed other businesses suffer at the hands of a social media storm. It seems like online, anyone can say anything...

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When Is The Best Time To Post On Social Media?


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This great infographic by Neil Patel over at Quicksprout gives an industry overview of what's considered the best times to post on various social media. It's a very useful infographic and actually correlates fairly well with our own findings. But...

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Holiday cottage website design

Six Important Reasons Why You Should Have Your Own Holiday Cottage Website


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As you gaze with great fondness and pride over your newly created holiday letting property, you recall the great pains and investment needed to create the perfect environment for guests and holidaymakers in your chosen segment to enjoy their stay....

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Blogging for business owners

Why It’s OK to Be Scared of Blogging for Business


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Most of the businesses we deal with aren’t trendy Blue Sky startups with staff high fiving around the office in flip flops and riding space hoppers. They’re actually established businesses, some of them have been around for decades. They don’t...

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Gyro Stabilised Chickens or Good To Be Bad Big Cats?


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We’re suckers for a good car television advertisement, so the Mercedes chicken advert at the end of 2013 was pretty cool. A chicken with it’s own built in gyro-stabilisation makes a great analogy for Mercedes’ active body control. It’s a good...

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Is Your Website Mobile Responsive? And Why Google Is Telling You This Is Important


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What used to be a side issue is fast becoming a central element to website development and design. The issue of readability on mobile devices and tablets used to be a minor consideration. With slow data speeds and devices with poor quality screens,...

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Company Blog Writing Tips for Beginners


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Just Starting Out With Your Company Blog? Blog Writing Tips for Businesses I get ideas for blog articles and useful news features at the strangest times. Like right now. This is the first of a series of blog writing tips that will help clients and...

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Apple Color Meter – Where Did You Go?


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Last month, we lost a very useful little tool. The Apple Color Meter and it's associated Hexadecimal readout vanished after our reluctant upgrade to Mountain Lion. So where did it go and how do you get it back? I'm not an early adopter when it comes...

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Phishing Examples and How To Spot a Phishing Email


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I was very surprised to hear from a couple of clients just recently that they didn't really know a sure fire way to spot a 'Phishing' email. If you don't already know, a Phishing email is one that arrives looking like it's from a trusted source, but...

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