Posts by Tanya Goodin

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Paid search effectiveness decreases year-on-year

23 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

A new survey conducted by Econsultancy (UK Search Engine Marketing Benchmark Report) has found that 15% of UK companies report decreasing effectiveness year on year from their paid search (PPC) campaigns. Even more interesting, 48% reported better returns [...]

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By George it’s St George!

23 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

Google Logo features St George See below: What is interesting is that when clicking through I totally expected to be greeted by a Wikipedia entry, but no! Kudos to rugbyleagueonline for promoting their new England [...]

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Official – Tamar most followed UK SEO agency on Twitter!

22 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

We've been playing about with Twitter for about a year here at Tamar but, buoyed by the Ashton versus CNN success, we decided over the last month to make a concerted push to see if [...]

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Video Optimisation in Google

22 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

How quickly does video rank in Google? I am running a test (so cannot show you the results yet!) but I wanted to give you a heads up and let you know just how quickly [...]

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Google Similar Images

21 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

Google Labs trials Similar Images functionality We all know that Google is striving to understand user intent when searching but this can be a trickly thing. For example, and I always use this one, type [...]

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Google Street View to map people’s movements

1 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

In an exciting new development Google has announced that from today, using Google Street View, they are now able to track and monitor your movements on a day by day basis. Combining Street View with [...]

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Google Search Suggestions

1 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

Numbers of results also included New to me this morning, and its not an April Fool unlike this from Google, are the search suggestions that are offered when you start to type in any search. [...]

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Google Tip Jar

6 March 2009 | Tanya Goodin

Save Money, Be Green, Learn! Just spotted this from Google which is TipJar which is run by Google Moderator and it is a collection of money saving ideas and tips for home, works, kids finance, [...]

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Vince Change from Google

6 March 2009 | Tanya Goodin

It's a Brand thing, and not an update! For those of you who may have noticed more weight being given Brands in the SERPs Matt Cutts has updated on this and the bottom line is [...]

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Five things you didn’t know about Facebook on its 5th birthday

4 February 2009 | Tanya Goodin

1. Turns out John  Prescott wasn't so wrong when he referred to Facebook as 'The Facebook' on BBC 1 recently - that was its original name. Launched as www.thefacebook.com in 2004 it only became www.facebook.com in [...]