January 25, 2018

Why most blog posts never get read and how to optimise yours to help it get more traffic

Updated June 2018 Average read time: 13 minutes There’s few marketing catch phrases that make me cringe more than “content is king”. I stopped counting the number of times I saw it quoted after number 481 (ok, not really but you get the point). However, the reason I find
January 4, 2018

Google AdWords and Google Analytics audit results from a real campaign

There’s no shortage of good resources on theory and practical advice on auditing a Google AdWords campaign. However, I couldn’t quite find one which contained real-world suggestions based on an actual AdWords campaign which is what this blog post is all about. The audit here is pretty much what
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December 4, 2017

Thinking like an entrepreneur when running AdWords campaigns in hyper competitive industries

With the arrival of tools such as AdWords Express and Dynamic Ads and ever-increasing prominence of local results (i.e. Google My Business) moving the spotlight away from the organic results, the AdWords platform has become more competitive than ever. Cost Per Click (CPC) rates, too, have been on an
July 20, 2017

How to Keep Your WordPress Website Safe from Malware and Hacking

WordPress is a fantastic resource for bloggers and small businesses, allowing them to create professional-looking websites with relative ease and lower cost. In fact, this makes it very popular with web designers as well, as it allows for faster turnaround than hard-coded sites and it means that they can
May 26, 2017

Is a copywriter a wordsmith or a salesman?

First off, let’s clarify what a copywriter actually is. It’s an individual who writes promotional material. Could be a website, brochure, flyer or press advert – though it’s not limited to just these types of collateral. Or put another way, it’s someone who writes words that sell a product,
May 4, 2017

How to Tweak Your Remarketing Campaign to Increase ROI – Part 2

If you are looking to tweak your remarketing campaign to incorporate better practices, you might need a more focussed approach. In Part 1 of this look at remarketing to increase ROI, we looked at reshaping the campaign from its foundations. Now we intend to look a little deeper and
March 31, 2017

How to Tweak Your Remarketing Campaign to Increase ROI

Remarketing is a brilliantly effective way to reconnect with users who have shown interest in your site or app in the past and turn them into customers.  It essentially tracks people who have visited your site through cookies, and shows them your ads on other sites, across multiple devices.
March 15, 2017

Best Practices for Optimising for Cross-Device Conversions

Think back to the last time you made an online purchase. Chances are, you started the research process on one device and ended up making the purchase from another. A large number of users begin a transaction on one device and complete it on another.  This, very simply, is
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January 18, 2017

Why It’s Now More Important than Ever to Use a HTTPS Protocol and How to Introduce It to Your Website

Privacy is harder and harder to come by, both in the digital world and the real one.  However, while the decline of ‘real world’ privacy means that your favourite park bench might always be occupied, the lack of privacy in the digital world is potentially dangerous.   The digital
August 17, 2016

Online Marketing – What you need to know (Aug 16)

Limited use of Google’s keyword planner for low and non spending accounts The keyword planner is a free tool that has long been a staple in every online marketer’s toolkit whether that’s for SEO or PPC. However, you may soon have only limited access unless you’re using Google’s AdWords