Yearly Archives: 2012

Goodbye Google Merchant Center

Just heard that Google are retiring their free Google Shopping listing service, but replacing it with a pay to play service. Is their no end to Google’s greed? Will people eventually not be able to find the free results within … Read more…

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The insides of your website…

For any of you curious to know how your website fits together here’s a snapshot from an interesting tool that we use to help us unpick the complexity of the styling used to build website structure & layout and make … Read more…

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Google Places is being replaced…

In the US today Google Places has been replaced by Google Plus Local. Check here: google plus local

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How to track clicks to PDF files in Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a great free tool for having a look at visitor behaviour on your website, but it isn’t possible ‘out of the box’ to track statistics for clicks on links to PDF documents (e.g. online brochures) or external … Read more…

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Reducing the cost of online payments/eCommerce

We don’t all live in a bubble world like the Post Office, with the ability to raise our prices by over 30% – somebody ought to tell them that there is a recession on! Instead there is ever increasing pressure … Read more…

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Google external keyword tool to go?

I have just read that Google appear to be pulling their external keyword tool from circulation soon. See: https://support.google.com/adwords/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2511914 This is a vital tool for the research¬† behind search engine optimisation. Google tell us to produce good content then they … Read more…

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SEO training course

Giving a Search Engine Optimisation course near Downham Market on Thursday 26th April in the morning. Only ¬£30. If you’re interested in coming along let me know. An Introduction to Search Engine Optimisation Overview How often do you check to … Read more…

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What kind of auction does Google Adwords use?

Just out of interest, if you ever wondered about Google’s very interestingly, but seemingly complicated, form of auction used to bid and charge for Google AdWords, it is a form of ‘Vickrey auction’. That’s where you bid one amount but … Read more…

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