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A Business Guide To Pinterest – Part 2

by Mark Bonington

In part 1 we brought you an interview with entrepreneurial Pinterest pioneer Cynthia Sanchez. But how, precisely, can Pinterest make a move for your online presence – particularly if you are working in a niche market? Well Cynthia addresses this in a recent episode of her recent podcast show. You can listen to it below,…

Expert Insights: How Pinterest can help your business

by Mark Bonington

Mark Bonington investigates how Pinterest can pin you to the top of Google. Despite being the fastest growing content-sharing platform of recent years, something of a stigma can still be found regarding businesses on Pinterest. The general assumption seems to be a bizarre fairy-land, inhabited with fluffy kittens and sugary cakes. Or, possibly, the other…

Expert Insights: Matt Torrens – “the new rules of social media”

by Mark Bonington

Mark Bonington talks to Matt Torrens about online rules of engagement… “A journalist from The Guardian once came onto our blog. She didn’t like something we’d written. Happily, she was proved fundamentally wrong, but all publicity is good publicity, isn’t it? Spoken, one might say, like a true lawyer. But as Mr. Torren’s business, Sprout…

How Does Google’s Search Engine Really Work?

by Sarah Holt

What’s really going on under the bonnet of Google’s search engine? Thousands of SEO experts will say they know the workings of Google’s mind. But the truth is, Google’s famous algorithm is constantly changing and evolving, especially as it faces dark horse threats from Facebook, often rumored to be building its own search engine. But,…

Website Builders Use Automation To Overhaul Website Design for Business Owners

by Tim

You may have heard increasing references to the ‘Internet of Things’, which suggests that a growing number of devices, machines and platforms are becoming ubiquitously connected to the Internet, offering a level of automation that the world has never seen before. A simple example would be a refrigerator sensor connected to the web that automatically…

What does Google say about Speed?

by Tim

While the search engine giant reportedly uses several hundred signals in determining where your website will rank, increasingly Google seems to suggest that speed is becoming a major factor in this process. Recent Penguin and Panda updates have reshuffled the search results for thousands of websites, and speed was a determining factor. Now, Google seems…

5 Appointment Plugins for WordPress

by Tim

Living in the information age makes people dependent on everything being digital, even calendars. Printed calendars are slowly being replaced by the latest gadgets and apps. If you own a WordPress blog, you can install a plugin to help you in organizing your appointments. In the final installment of our recommended WordPress plugins, here are…

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