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Negative SEO. It can happen to the best of us.

So, it’s been an interesting few days here at our Cheshire HQ. We’re often asked “Does negative SEO (aka ‘Google Bombing’) work”, and yes it does. What is Negative SEO? While Negative SEO has been …

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Getupdated acquires Crystone and Domain Invest reinforcing their strong position in Europe and change their name to Online Group.

The Board of Getupdated (publ) has today decided to convene an extraordinary general meeting to allow shareholders to consider a proposal to acquire Crystone and Domain Invest. The deal reinforces Getupdated’s strong position in Europe as a …

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PPC Account Manager

Role: PPC Account Manager Reports to: Head of PPC The PPC Department is responsible for managing PPC campaigns for client’s websites, through a variety of formats. The team uses a variety of different PPC techniques …

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RIP Fangates. It’s all change for Facebook Business Pages.

There are going to be some big changes to Facebook business pages in the coming days, and one of the biggest is the death of the ‘fangate’. In a seemingly stunning change the new Facebook …

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Hackers break SSL used by millions of sites

For those of you who don’t know SSL (secure socket layer) is the technology that establishes an encrypted link between your web server and a browser. This link ensures that data is kept private, it …

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Olympic athletes can blog and tweet but must respect IOC guidelines

Athletes competing at the London Olympics will be allowed to blog and use Twitter, but must operate within International Olympic Committee (IOC) guidelines. The Olympic Charter bans political demonstrations, so the social media guidelines reflect …

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Remembering online passwords – no wonder we struggle

According to research commissioned by Skrill, the firm behind Moneybookers, a third of us resort to writing down passwords so that we can remember them, while another third simply forget them. This is despite the …

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UK newspapers’ web traffic figures

The death of Osama bin Laden drove UK newspaper website traffic to unexpected heights in May, according to the latest figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations Electronic. Leading the way was the Mail Online, …

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Harry Potter ebook downloads only available from Pottermore website

Harry Potter author, JK Rowling, launched the Pottermore website earlier in the week, but at that time it was little more than a landing page saying ‘coming soon’. Now, following a press conference, more details …

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