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October 26, 2016

On November 19th, 2013 wrote on the subject of Datadial,Inspiration,Off Topic.

To Re-skin or to Re-build? That is a question »

What to think about when redesigning or re-skinning your website

On April 18th, 2013 wrote on the subject of Datadial,Legal and Financial,Off Topic.

We’re Being Sued – For Linking To Shopzilla »

(image) If you like crime stories, you’ll love this. ‘True Crime: Hammersmith’ is the story of a deranged criminal organisation (Datadial) and the ensuing legal battle to stop it. Chapter 1. The Best Intentions. On August 17th, 2010; the world was rocked to its core when the Datadial blog posted an article titled ‘Increase Conversion […]

On November 1st, 2012 wrote on the subject of Inspiration,Off Topic,Online Marketing.

4 things Movember can teach all businesses »

Image Source What is Movember? Movember (a combination of the terms Moustache and November), is an annual national incentive welcomed far and wide by mo bro‘s (Movember brothers, I think) who help to raise awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and other male cancer initiatives, by the growing of their moustaches. The idea was launched […]

On July 13th, 2012 wrote on the subject of Design,Design Ideas,E-commerce,Industry News,Internet,Off Topic,Usability.

When missing the boat leads to being forgotten… »

Image Source Online trading is a fast paced world. Whether it be in stock and shares, grants for start-ups or otherwise, there aren’t many examples to date that show the benefits of waiting around. Let’s look at some examples of once leading technologies, that have recently or notably had to resort to publicising selling shares, […]

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 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 […]

[Infographic] – Which search engine holds the most weight? »

Google, Google, Google…it’s all we talk about, it’s (possibly) all we care about in terms of SEO ranking and PPC ads, and some might say they even live in fear of it (you know, since the big bad Panda updates). One thing we can’t argue with however, is its resourcefulness; it has “everything” one could […]