Get back the Google interface you knew and loved

For those frustrated with recent Google user interface changes, here’s a quick tip to “revert” to an interface closer to Google’s previous one, with less whitespace and easier access to cached links and other advanced features. Here are a few things that I’ve disliked about Google’s newer UI and other […]

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Passing the Google AdWords Fundamentals and Advanced Search Exams!

This week I successfully completed my Google AdWords Advanced Search exam, which along with the Fundamentals exam which I previously took in July has now completed my Search Advertising Certificate. Fortunately I passed both of them first time, but I don’t think it would have been possible without spending time […]

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Receptional’s Blogger Countdown – Why we chose Klout

In our recent countdown of the Top 50 SEO Bloggers of 2011, several people have questioned our choice of ranking methodology. There could have been many ways to rank each of the bloggers – best post, most traffic etc. but in the end we chose to rank the bloggers in […]

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Receptional’s Top 50 SEO Bloggers Countdown – 10 to 1

Search Engine Optimisation is a large part of what we do here at Receptional. Starting out back in 1999, we have witnessed the industry growing in leaps and bounds to become not only a fantastic discipline, but also a great close-knit community. At the beginning of this month, we set […]

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8 fantastic tools for SEO beginners

Today the SEO team conducted an internal training session for their collegues covering some basic SEO principles and presenting some useful tools that anyone can get and make use of. Below are a few of the tools which we have taken into consideration as basic and important for anyone with […]

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Receptional’s Top 50 SEO Bloggers Countdown – 40 to 31

Welcome to part 2 in our countdown of The Top 50 SEO Bloggers 2011. With search engine optimisation being a key focus of the agency, we have decided to bring you a countdown of the top 50 SEO bloggers of this year. Be sure to visit the first post here, […]

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Receptional's Top 50 SEO Bloggers Countdown – 50 to 41

As Search Engine Optimisation is an important part of what we do here at Receptional, we have decided to bring you a countdown of, in our opinion the Top 50 SEO Bloggers from around the world. We have decided to rank the bloggers in terms of their Klout score, a […]

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The agency/blogger relationship – Best practice

I read an interesting article on Umpf’s blog earlier this morning, a summary of a PR/Blogger outreach event they attended earlier in the month. Hosted by Econsultancy’s Vicki Chowney and featuring a panel of three public relations professionals and three bloggers, a series of best practice discussions ensued on the topic of […]

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The importance of engaging with the influential

Social media has undoubtedly changed the way we communicate with each other, particularly in terms of both frequency and volume. The majority of social media comments, updates and statuses fly by with little longevity, as we increasingly become overloaded with the amount of communication we are trying to receive. It’s […]

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Dixon's Presentation

Here is the transcript of Dixon’s recent presentation in New York. Hello New York, thank you very much for having me. My name is Dixon Jones, I think my first ever overseas conference was in fact an internet marketing conference in Vancouver many many years ago, so it is very […]

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