Today we are at Digital 2013, set to be a day of frantically live blogging! The wifi connection looked worrying at the start but was eventually tackled but expect typos galore. The theme is “designing your presence”. Here’s the program – the links will only start to work shortly […]
Print Hut have decided to do exactly this for the whole of March 2013 as a protest to Google’s ‘Go Paperless’ Campaign’.
They have been inspired by a letter written by Two Sides to Mr Eric Schmidt of Google highlighting their concerns that Google and other companies are trying to show themselves as being “environmentally preferable to print and paper whereas there is significant evidence that electronic communication, and Google’s activities in particular, carry a significant and increasing environmental footprint.
Continuing our series on daily deal sites, it’s time to turn our attention to one of the more established and prominent sites in our own local market: Edinburgh’s Great Deal.
As usual we will take a look at how the site works, provide tips on how your business can make the most of Edinburgh’s Great Deal and share opinions from companies who have worked directly with them. We’ve also interviewed the CEO.
In part 2 of our daily deal site series, we look at new daily deal site Happli!
This newbie, launched in March 2012, looks promising, so lets have a look at how it fairs…
who are Happli?
First off, and hugely importantly Happli are owned by Trinity Mirror (the newspaper publisher whose portfolio includes UK nationals Daily Mirror, […]
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.
The first part of the series covering the process of both developing and formulating strong Unique Value Proposition
Want increased traffic? Want improved click-through on your search results in Google and the like? Use microdata, microformats and Schema!
Microdata is HTML markup for pages used to better indicate what content is contained therein to sites including search engines like Google.
Disclamier: This is a bit of a techie post, and it includes discussion of code implementation. Even if you don’t understand the code please try to understand the opportunities provided.
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