Category Industry News

August 31, 2016

On April 27th, 2012 wrote on the subject of Design Ideas,Industry News.

Cookie Law implementation ideas »

  I am yet to find many examples of ways in which companies have implemented their Cookie alerts on their website. This is probably not surprising as it’s yet to come in but the day is drawing near. Here are some examples.  I will add more as I find them.  Please feel free to suggest […]

On April 20th, 2012 wrote on the subject of Datadial,Industry News,SEO.

Over-optimisation: too much of a “good” thing? »

So, what’s the problem? Nothing, if you haven’t been massively over-zealous about how well optimised your website is. Being vigilant and up to date isn’t a problem, the issue Google is trying to fix relates to those link-fiends who have over-used their ‘white hat’ so much so, that is has turned a miserable shade of […]

On April 11th, 2012 wrote on the subject of Development,Industry News,Inspiration,Technology.

Three things the sale of Instagram can teach us about business… »

1. Less is more I could write you a list (but I wont) of the number of photo sharing applications, tools, add-ons and features the internet has to offer, that didn’t just sell for $1 billion dollars to Mark Zuckerberg. So what made Instagram so desirable? To answer that question, we must look at what […]

On March 7th, 2012 wrote on the subject of Industry News,Off Topic,SEO.

Does Google Places Trust Their Citation Sources Too Much? »

Barry from Search Engine Roundtable posted an interesting find from a Google Webmaster Central forums post. The OP pointed out that PC World (a leading electronics chain in the UK) is ranking with “Mothercare” (a leading baby/parenting chain in the UK) as it’s title in search results for the term ‘PC World teeside park’:   […]

On February 22nd, 2012 wrote on the subject of Industry News,Off Topic,Social Media.

Google+ Demographics: A Look at the Top 5 Countries Using Google Plus »

There’s been a lot of debate recently about the possible success (or failure?) of Google+. Google themselves have been a little cagey when it comes to giving information on their userbase, and whilst Larry Page boasted 90 million users globally, Larry didn’t quite explain their metrics in their entirety, as this post from Forbes showed. Last week […]

On December 6th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Industry News,SEO.

SEO Industry Survey Results [Infographic] »

A few weeks ago we asked a few folks on Twitter to complete a short (okay, maybe not that short) 22 question survey, looking specifically at the business side to working in SEO. We asked the all important questions, including: Where are you based? What kind of business are you? How many people work in […]

On November 17th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Company News,Industry News,Off Topic,Technology.

Pop-up shops & binary code: The future of high street shopping? »

Image Source One of my colleagues here at Datadial talked about the peculiar QR code and its uses previously on this blog. Fast forward to now and it seems to have evolved (or caught up with Japan who created them, since technically we live in the stone ages in comparison). eBay are getting in on […]

On November 17th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Industry News.

Ipads convert at double the rate of desktops »

Affiliate window have released data that shows the huge lead that iPads have gained over other mobile devices when it comes  to acquisitions. The data cover 81.9m visits to merchants and 1.57m sales. Admittedly most of affiliate traffic is usually acquisition traffic but the results are also borne out by other data from other suppliers. […]