Did you know that there are 22 people employed in St.Andrews to deal with the Freedom of Information act in Scotland?
“What the flip does that have to do with online marketing?” you may ask…
At the New Media Breakfast this morning I sought to encourage the attendees to learn a tiny bit of HTML as it is a skill that has stood me in good stead for 14 years.
Knowing how to tweak blog posts for example or add a little formatting or links when you post in a forum [...]
Ready to discover your inner musical dream?!
We are very excited to announce here at Attacat that Offbeat – the Edinburgh recording studio and music producers who work with clients both here in the UK and worldwide have a brand new website and we worked with them on it!
Offbeat specialise in music production from their very own studio but they also offer [...]
I’m worried that Google may not have put quite enough thought into the Google+ Local logo…
OK this is big: we’ve been bitching about Google Places for long enough so we have to be happy with a change I suppose!
It’s been announced that Google Places are being completely replaced by Google+ Local pages, effectively combining the local business aspects of Places with the peer-review and social trust supposedly associated with Google+ profiles and pages.
It’s clear that local and social really can’t be viewed in isolation any more. Local ties in with social, which ties in with SEO, which ties in with content marketing, which ties in with social – in the near future great Google rankings are only going to be achieved by those being great at all of them.
You may have heard chat about recent changes to Google’s search ranking algorithms, named Panda and Penguin.
Over a three week period in April 2012 these major iteration updates or ‘filters’ to the algorithm have affected how certain links and sites are perceived, and has caused some sites to slip or even completely lose their positions in Google search engine results pages (SERPs). So what are they in simple terms?
For on-page factors and usability.
Equivalent filter targeting offsite factors and links.
Good keyword research is the base for any good SEO or PPC campaign, so here are a few research tools you might find useful.
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