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30 June 2016

The month in social: June

We’re halfway through the year already and it’s officially ‘summer’ but, being Britain it hasn’t stopped raining. On social media it was looking a bit sunnier in June, with Snapchat continuing to outshine other networks, Pinterest making further improvements to their ad format and the LinkedIn acquisition. Clouds in social media came in the form of the Euros (if you …

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Dolly
24 June 2016

Dolly Days – My life at Tamar Towers #3

Hi again, Last time I shared the memories I have of my first days with my Tamar Towers person. This time I thought you might be interested in my fitness and health routine! Although I’m pretty busy in the office I do like to stick to my morning workout, which mainly involves meeting with my doggy squad and going for a …

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dogs
17 June 2016

Five reasons why you should get an office dog

Over the years we’ve had a multitude of dogs in the office, Oli (went for the caretaker and nearly got a red card), Dolly (Mrs Longbody) and the pugs Delilah (little potato) and Colin (big potato). Having a dog around has been a normal part of Tamar life for years, but actually, there is more to having an office dog …

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Influencer Checklist
16 June 2016

4 tips for choosing the right influencer for your brand

Research shows that we now trust social media influencers almost as much as our friends, and of course, brands are taking full advantage of this trend. A joint study by Twitter and analytics company Annalect highlighted that 40% of respondents said they’ve purchased an item online after seeing it used by an influencer on social media. A recent influencer marketing study by …

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10 June 2016

Why your site needs structured data

As SEOs, one of our primary concerns is gaining and maintaining strong visibility within search engine results pages. Google shows knowledge graphs and featured snippets more and more, giving those sites featured a significant advantage over sites that aren’t. So how can your site benefit from these snippets and graphs? By using schema.org and structured data. What is schema.org? Schema.org …

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9 June 2016

6 Google Analytics features you probably don’t know

Google Analytics is essential for any digital marketer. You can get by on just the basics, but having in-depth knowledge of this tool can set you apart and really help you draw vital insights from your data. As always people will have their ways of analysing data and researching the numbers. Some won’t even know many of the large amount …

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8 June 2016

SEO isn’t just link-building!

Many, many years ago – well, about eight but that’s practically prehistoric when you work in an industry that’s as fast paced as digital – SEOs focused only on linkbuilding. Back in the day, links were proven to be the quickest way to improve a website’s rankings. It’s true, links can still affect rankings – but they’re not the be-all-and-end-all …

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3 June 2016

6 Ways To Accelerate Page Speed Load Time

The amount of time it takes for a webpage to load can make a big difference to a site. 40% of users will leave a website if it takes more than three seconds to load and a page response delay of just one second can lead to a 7% loss in conversions. Those kinds of numbers cause big losses for brands. …

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2 June 2016

Brandlove25: Health & Nutrition 2016

The sixth year of our BrandLove series continues to monitor the social community sizes and growth of Britain’s best-loved digital brands. 2016 sees the second edition of the Health & Nutrition table, looking at the world of healthy food delivery brands. The health and nutrition industry has continued its relentless boom in Britain over the last twelve months. We’ve witnessed …

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1 June 2016

SEO Checklist for Ecommerce Websites

SEO can result in a huge boost to sales on any ecommerce website if done right. So here’s a handy checklist of what you should have on your retail website to start racking up sales. #1 Product Description Product descriptions can be tricky. It’s important as a retailer that you use the right language and set the scene to capture …

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