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May

22nd

Google Purchases Motorola

  Google has completed the $12.5 billion (£7.9bn) purchase of the USA phone maker Motorola Mobility. Motorola is one of the leading manufacturers of smartphones and other devices. This acquisition comes days after the search engine giant received approval from the Chinese government as is Google’s biggest purchase to date. Authorities in China have said...

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Apr

17th

Google Rolls Out An Unknown Algorithm Update

It would appear that Google are today (and have over the past 24 hours) been rolling out an update to their algorithm which is causing significant problems for webmasters and site owners. Initially reported by Barry Schwartz over at Search Engine Roundtable Barry highlights that the Google Webmaster Help forums have seen significant activity from...

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Apr

16th

Finding The Right Google AdWords Partner

I spent a large part of last week looking at the competitive marketplace with regards to potential PPC suppliers, and it really does surprise me how many companies and individuals claim to be PPC Gurus, so I thought I would share some of my thoughts with those looking to source a PPC agency. There is...

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Feb

13th

Social Media Week – February 13-17

Social Media undoubtedly plays a huge part our digital lives, and this week marks the fourth annual week dedicated to exploring the changes. From the 13th to the 17th of February, digital marketing professionals will gather in London, New York, Hamburg, Paris, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Toronto, and 14 other major cities around the world,...

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Jan

26th

Google Confirms Panda 3.2 Update

Google has today confirmed to Search Engine Land that they ran an update to their Panda algorithm a week or so ago. Many webmasters have over the past week been reporting both positive and negative changes to website traffic levels on or just after the 18th January. The cause of this sudden change to traffic...

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Jan

24th

Why Don’t Google’s Seller Ratings Add Up?

Browsing Google Product listings recently, I noticed that the seller ratings seemed much higher than you would expect based on the breakdown of reviews provided. Companies with many 1 star reviews seemed to enjoy quite high averages which didn’t seem to add up. In the interests of science, I took a closer look. I searched...

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Jan

20th

Google Announces “Page Layout Algorithm”

Yesterday Google announced that they would be rolling out an update to their algorithm based around the "page layout" of websites. Google stated: "today we’re launching an algorithmic change that looks at the layout of a webpage and the amount of content you see on the page once you click on a result.. ..we’ve heard...

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Jan

17th

David Beckham Will Be Hanging Out on Google+ Thursday 19th

Former Manchester United and England football superstar David Beckham will be hanging out at Google headquarters on Thursday 19 January to be interviewed by fans and staff. In an advertisement which popped up before I watched a Will Smith music video on YouTube last night, Becks invited users to post their questions on Google+ with...

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Jan

16th

Social Media Ownership – Who owns your followers?

The huge increase in social media uptake has brought many new legal challenges with it. A man working for a US mobile news website currently being sued for taking his Twitter followers with him when he left. Noah Kravitz tweeted for news site Phonedog under the Twitter handle @Phonedog_Noah, but when he left the company...

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Jan

11th

Engaging with the influential is now more important than ever

Google’s search results are going social Beginning it’s rollout across the world yesterday as we predicted, Google has finally launched the integration of its social media site into search results. The update to the world’s largest search engine, aptly named “Search, plus your world”, will incorporate pages that a user’s friends have liked, or content...

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