2020 annus horribilis

2020: The Return Of Annus Horribilis?

Is talk of 2020 being the worst year ever a bunch of royal arse? Should we be celebrating an annus mirabilis?

Joe Friedlein

Black Friday Facts and Stats 2020

With the Black Friday madness almost upon us, we’ve pulled together a list of some of the key facts and stats about UK Black Friday 2020.

Ali Cort
Data Issues

Does (Big) Data Suck?

Data is the new oil. We are constantly told to use data to find the truth, but is it actually time to stop treating data as the gospel?

Joe Friedlein
Bubbles

My Five #409

More Gov facepalms (but do they know it yet?), good and bad news for webmasters and proof that bubbles are the answer.

Joe Friedlein
Search Giants

My Five #402

To lick or not to lick (one’s fingers)?, SEO sexism, big moves for the search giants and the patter of tiny gorilla feet. It is MyFive time.

Joe Friedlein

5 tools for content inspiration

We share 5 of our favourite content inspiration tools, for sourcing topics and using data, including Google Search Console, Answer The Public and Buzzsumo.

Kerry Sheahan
Do Not Panic About Google Rankings

Why you shouldn’t care about rankings

Mass panic about Google rankings on Tuesday felt like a return to the days of the Google Dance. What did we learn?

Joe Friedlein

Google retail site analysis tool – Grow My Store

Grow My Store, a retail site analysis tool by Google, claims to reveal how a website performs against its competitors, with recommendations on what to improve. But is it any good?

Victoria Spall