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Ash Talks at Engage Live Webinar

Recently Search Scientist’s Ash was invited to the ‘Website & Online Marketing’ Seminar with Donal Doherty, to talk via Skype about using Google Analytics to measure user behaviour and conversions. The event was organised by Engage Live, an organisation which provides training to photographers across the world. This event was watched by over 5,000 photographers across the […]

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Google Local Listings Now Only Showing 3 Results Instead Of 7

At the beginning of August 2015 Google rolled out their new look local listings for Google My Business (formally known as Google Places and Google Local), which now only shows 3 listings rather than the previous 7.  Local listings can be invaluable to businesses that serve specific locations (i.e. towns/cities) and can be a cheap alternative to […]

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SEO Guide For Beginners – Blick Studios SEO Workshop Belfast

Last month Search Scientist carried out an SEO Guide For Beginners Workshop here at our Blick Studios office.  The workshop was designed to give people who are new to SEO an insight to the basic concepts of ranking a website organically such as: What is SEO? Website Audit Keyword Research On Page Optimisation Technical SEO Content […]

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Search Scientist Visits Google Dublin

Search Scientist Training at Google Dublin Last month, April 28th 2015, Ash, Louise and Stephen visited Google’s European headquarters in Dublin for a Google training session. This was a return to familiar surroundings for Louise who is a former Google employee, having previously spent over 3 years in the Dublin office, where she worked as an […]

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Google vs. Amazon

Google’s Market Dominance  For quite some time, Google has been leading search marketing with a considerable global market share. Recent statistics based on the last five years, January 2010 to January 2015, reveal that Google’s market share has remained above 87%. Further statistics highlight Google’s dominance amongst other search engines for the 12 months prior […]

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Unsend An Email With Gmail

Undo Sending Your Email Have you ever sent an email and instantly thought of something you would like to double check but it’s already too late? Spotted a typo just as you hit send? Or forgotten to include an attachment? I have. If you are a Gmail user there is a quick hack that will […]

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Mobile-Friendly Algorithm Update

Google Announce Mobile Friendly Algorithm Update Google is releasing a mobile-friendly algorithm update on April 21st. From this date onward Google will be using mobile-friendliness as a ranking factor in smartphone search results. Many industry experts have predicted this update will impact more websites than previous Panda and Penguin algorithm updates. The mobile-friendly algorithm update will only […]

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Gmail Sponsored Promotions (GSP)

Gmail Sponsored Promotions (GSP) Explained Users of Google’s email service Gmail may have noticed adverts when checking their emails using a web browser, these adverts normally appear under the Promotions tab and are known as Gmail Sponsored Promotions (GSP). Currently GSP is not available within Gmail business apps. Gmail Sponsored Promotions is an ad format […]

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Google+ Is Changing

Google Is Changing Its Social Network Google is breaking away parts of its social network Google+ into two stand-alone products, ‘Hangouts’ and ‘Photos’. This recent announcement from Google’s VP of Product has fueled rumours that Google+ could soon be retired. Since its launch in September 2011, Google+ has struggled to be as popular as competitor platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Recent […]

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