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Google to add Mute Buttons to Display Ads

Jul 02, 2012 No Comments by

Google released a blog post last Friday indicating they have intentions to release a ‘mute this ad’ button to Google Display Network ads. In recent months there have been many updates to Google Adwords including an entire user interface re-design. Google is stating that this latest addition is a positive step for advertisers and users, although […]

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Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion – Say Goodbye to Your Free time!

Jun 16, 2012 No Comments by

Thought I would take some time to review one of my all time favourite PC games after the latest release of the series – Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion. SOASE isn’t a new game, the first title in the series – Sins of a Solar Empire was released over 4 years ago in February […]

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Spam Comment Saturday – Funny Blog Comments

Jun 09, 2012 1 Comment by

Running a blog you are inevitably flooded with spam comments. Fortunately Akismet helps in this aspect by identifying spam comments although I still get to see the vast majority, and as a link builder myself find some of the comment spam attempts hilarious. For those of you that don’t know, blogs gets flooded with comment […]

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419 Scambaiting: Trying to Rent a Flat in Edinburgh

May 25, 2012 8 Comments by

So, I’ve currently moved jobs and travelling to Edinburgh from Stirling which is a bit of a commute. I’m currently looking at flats in Edinburgh (which is an expensive place to rent!) and relying on classified ad sites to find flats for rent in Edinburgh. I’ve contacted a few and been to see a few […]

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Google Launching Enhanced Listings for Brands

May 23, 2012 No Comments by

Recently there have been some changes in the SERP’s when searching for big brands. You may have noticed some changes down the right hand side of your screen if you have been logged in to Google and have a Google+ account attached to it. Search marketers have been crawling all over Google+ since it’s release […]

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Improvements to Quality Score Insights & Account Labels

Apr 25, 2012 No Comments by

Google have yet again unveiled changes to the Adwords interface that may be useful to marketers. Last week we saw the announcement of improving match types with plural and mispelling matching, while this week we are seeing an added improvement to the visibility of Quality Score indicators. Now, when you are in your account and hover […]

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Google Adwords Improving Matching Behaviour

Apr 18, 2012 2 Comments by

If you’ve just logged into your Adwords account in the last day or two you will probably notice this little box popping up on your screen: This is actually rather big and exciting news for paid search marketers, the ability to capture variations and misspellings of keywords has been long awaited. According to the official […]

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