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@LisaDMyers

European Search Awards 2013 – Verve Search Shortlisted in 4 categories

We are extremely excited to share the news that Verve Search has been shortlisted in 4 categories at this years European Search Awards in Barcelona. We are shortlisted in 3 categories with our client Miinto (Denmark, Norway & Sweden) for SEO services which we named "The Organic... More

@DSmulevich

International Web Analytics – my slides from ISS London 2013

It was great to be speaking yesterday at International Search Summit. I met a lot of smart people involved in international SEO and shared the "Verve Search way" with them. I promised I would share my slides ASAP, so here they are. I covered a topic sometimes omitted at SEO conferences, giving a... More

@BiginSEO

ViewState: SEO killer or simply a hidden menace?

We have a client with a site running on asp.net – Microsoft’s proprietary coding system and in a recent audit or their website, we discovered that many of the pages were of massive weight, although on the surface there doesn’t seem to be much there to make up such huge file sizes. Looking... More

@CiaranOliver

Speed: How it can improve your working life

Speed I thought that I’d share some observations about online marketing and speed: basically, the relationship between the two and how you can inject speed into your daily process. Speed matters.  If you’re not getting things done quickly then your content isn’t getting online quickly... More

@Martazepol

SEO for Journalists: From Paper to Screen

Most of us journalists know that the internet is the future. In terms of communication and content, this particularly affects journalists who, even if they don’t feel really passion about it, must recognise its benefits and get involved in the digital world. Once this step has been taken, we... More

@sohaibmsiddique

Is User-Generated Content THAT Great?

Regardless of what industry you are in, what type of goods you sell or what services you offer, there is one rule every business should follow: tell the customers that you care. Let them know that you value their opinion—that they are more than just another e-commerce transaction that will be... More

@BiginSEO

Seven highlights for Twitter’s 7th birthday

Twitter was 7 years old yesterday. I've personally been on Twitter for almost all that time. As I write, I've been on there (as @maxormark) for 6 years, 3 weeks, 2 days, 13 hours, 59 minutes, 22 seconds! I got on to it after another SEO colleague mentioned it, and thought it was going to be... More

@josiemsampson

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Content

You've spent hours slaving away to create your content: redrafting paragraphs, rephrasing sentences and, if you’re anything like me, hesitating over the placement of a comma. So why is nobody reading your article? Or worse still, why is no-one commenting on it, Tweeting it or Facebook sharing... More

@BiginSEO

The First Point of Conversion

Writing Meta tags and Titles is one job that normally gets given to the most junior member of an agency team. It's a ball-ache and too menial to be carried out by someone senior, and besides, it's good practice for SEO newbies to get to know all about keywords and how to pack them in to pages like... More

@ruthie_roberts

Social Media: The Star of the Catwalk

As another fashion show season has sashayed along the catwalks it was impossible to miss. Regardless of whether you are a follower of fashion or not, there are key names that you will have come across New York, Paris, London, Milan, Vivienne, Tom, Victoria, Kate, Cara and Anna. It was impossible to... More