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7 Ingredients for a Successful Online Competition

It's well-known that online competitions have social benefits for brands, but did you know that they can also be a great part of an SEO strategy? We’ve had success in running giveaways to obtain links from ‘hard-to-get’ websites. The deal is, we run a competition on a third party site,... More

@LisaDMyers

The New Verve Search Identity and Website

Verve has seen an incredible amount of growth over the last 12 months. This time last year there were 7 of us, now we are likely to hit 20 by the end of the summer. The most exciting part of our growth is the diversity of the team; we now speak 14 languages between us. How awesome is that? We are... More

@Nina_Koo

How To Write A Successful Blog For Your Business

Adding a blog to your business website is a brilliant way to connect with your customers and also adds strength to your brand. Many businesses haven’t latched on to the idea that a blog is a beneficial tool to use. Most believe a blog can be time consuming; that thinking up ideas for posts... More

@SJayatilleke

Facebook Hashtags – What’s Up With That? #areyouserious

For ordinary people it could be a useless gimmick, a copycat attempt of the Twitter hashtags, or even the best days for people, who love to hashtag … I’ll admit it, I do count to this sort of people! #awkward However, in a Business position point of view – what advantages or disadvantages... More

@josiemsampson

How to Increase the PageRank of Your Google+ Profile

 We all know that we should be building our Google+ network but, like a trip to the dentist, most of us just haven’t got around to doing it yet. Increasing our author rank by implementing the rel=author tag is simple enough – but have you ever thought about your PageRank? That’s right;... More

@Martazepol

Create new and great content by recycling

How many times have you struggled in front of a blank page thinking about writing new content for your blog? Let´s be honest. We writers are not  supermen or superwomen and sometimes we need some inspiration. So, let´s change the plan by trying to forget “those new ideas” for a while and... More

@LisaDMyers

We are giving away an iPad Mini in our hunt for a Senior SEO

Last week I posted a blogpost advertising that we are recruiting for a Senior SEO. When I went to SAScon in Manchester last week I picked up some great tips on finding new people  (thanks Jake Langwith and the guys from MMU). But, it wasn't before the end of the 2 day conference, when Dom and... More

@LisaDMyers

We are recruiting; want to be a Senior SEO Consultant with Verve?

Verve Search is currently recruiting for a Senior SEO Consultant to join our rapidly growing team. Are you passionate about SEO and looking for a new challenge this might be the place for you. Verve Search is a rapidly growing SEO & Content Marketing agency, in fact in the last year we have... More

@sohaibmsiddique

Don’t Judge a Book by Its PageRank…

My job requires me to be involved in both the technical and content ends of SEO. Regardless of what department you’re working in, you will come across the term PageRank (PR) every single day. Despite what we may tell ourselves, it is still the most tempting indicator to use while analysing the... More

@ruthie_roberts

How To Find The Keywords For Your Research

How To Find The Key Words For Your Research Regardless of whether you are selling shoes or a marketing agency, the foundations of your success lie here, in the keyword research.  The keyword search is the one tool that determines what people are searching for and how it relates to your brand. In... More