Cold calling and direct mail were some of the earliest marketing techniques developed and they’re still alive today under the banner of ‘cold emails’ or spam emails. Most businesses will receive some form of spam email and it’s normally pretty easy to work out what’s legitimate and what isn’t. However, in the last few months we’ve seen some more sophisticated spam emails come through that we thought we could share.
Review websites are important to all types of business. Having a good score on Yelp or Google My Business is a major contributing factor behind if you get a click on your site or not. As part of that asking for reviews has been something that we have recommended in the past when trying to improve your online presence. However, according to recent communication from Yelp, this is now seen as soliciting and if you’re caught asking for reviews your account could be penalized.
Content tracking is akin to slipping on night-vision goggles during a midnight stake-out. Except instead of spying on the questionable behavior of your neighbors, you’re gathering intel on your own website — finding out who walks in and out of those virtual doors, how long they linger and what they did while they were inside this online […]
Page Not Found An often forgotten part of website design is your 404 page. A well-run business always has a plan b. Just like having a contingency plan for if your office has a power cut, you should have a plan for if a user visits part of your website that doesn’t exist anymore. Customizing […]
Google Webmasters is a great way to expand your SEO knowledge. So when Massimo Paolini from Spectrum was invited to take part we were very excited.
You don’t need to be a genius to run successful PPC campaigns. All it takes is some discipline and a bit of effort. Here are six things that we always make sure we’re doing when we’re working on pay per click accounts that we think separates us from the competition.
The holiday season has begun. You’ve gotten through Thanksgiving, and it’s now that busy try-to-get-everything-done period before Christmas and New Year. You might be flat out with a Christmas rush or busy planning for next year. To make this busy period even worse (or better, depending on your perspective) you’re going to be taking time off in the middle of it. So, how do you get your holiday checklist ready to prepare for time off over the festive period?
Having any kind of online presence can be a risk. By publicly putting your information and reputation on the internet you are opening yourself up to scrutiny and comments from people who may not know you and may not like you. Because of this, it is important to take care where and how you share your information to ensure that you are actively managing your online reputation. This is never truer than when working with online review websites.
Keeping track of your businesses online health is getting increasingly difficult because of the sheer amount of information available. Even if you only look at data from Google Analytics and Search Console then it’s still difficult to quickly and easily check how you’re doing before getting lost down a rabbit hole of marketing metrics. This is where Google’s Data Studio comes in.
We noticed that meta descriptions aren’t always showing and did a bit of digging. It seems Google thinks meta descriptions aren’t always the best option.