Archive for the ‘News’ Category
It might be a temporary glitch but I’ve noticed Big Mouth (who historically rank extremely well on some competitive terms) seem to have been dropped for a number of big money terms like search engine optimisation and affiliate marketing. I’m pretty sure they were on page 1 for these last week.
Interestingly it looks like the homepage has been completely removed from the cache which makes me think this might be a temporary problem.
On the 8th of May last year, Kelvin wrote a post on the top 25 Twitterers. Now one year on, we return to see how they’re doing now. Of course none of these numbers are a scratch on Stephen Fry’s 392, 822 followers.
Facebook are about to roll out major changes that will inherently change the way we use Facebook.
But before we talk about Facebook evolving to encourage connection with strangers, or the effect that the Newsfeed’s replacement with Facebook Stream will have on user behaviour, we have important news for Marketers. Read on
The recession has raised its ugly head again and this time it’s ITV that has brought to its knees. This week ITV announced they will be axing 1000 jobs in various areas of the business, one thing can be for certain the ITV executives wont be using the mantra that television is a “brand builder”, while Google is a “brand finder” as companies slash Television advertising spend in favor of other advertising avenues, such as online.
Today the good people at Wired Sussex are putting on their annual careers and skills fair at the Brighton Corn Exchange from 12pm – 8pm. This is well worth attending for anyone looking to further their digital media career, improve their contact list or if you just want to wander around and wet your appetite.
Brighton has a thriving digital media scene, boasting over 750 different animation, video, games, web and technology companies. There’ll be a number of representatives from such companies promoting their job vacancies, as well as presentations and career advisors on hand to help with all your digital job woes.
I’ve been meaning to write a blog post for a while but could never think of anything to write about. I was thinking possibly it should be on something to do with SEO seeing as I work for a search marketing company, but that would just be too obvious…so I thought I’d write about the time 3 employees of Site Visibility decided to try their hand at adventure racing….
We’ve got a match report from The Lovejoy…
AI Digital’s crack footie team, hastily pulled together at the final hour, almost triumphed in a battle of wills at the hallowed Portslade Community Centre last night.
Despite the odds being stacked against them (no sub, no practice, no hope) they put on a marvelous show of 1966 style spirit and skill to reach the final of the closely contested Nido Marketing Football Competition (I don’t think it is called this but hey). The team, despite having not ever played together before were on top form, and clearly spooked the opposition.
Seven inadequately trained cyclists are riding from Brighton to Paris (one of whom is me), setting off on the night of Friday 27 September and arriving there, unaided and without proper mapping equipment, 125 miles and not more than 24 hours later. Oh, and we’ll all be riding single-speed or fixed-wheel bikes. That means no freewheeling (for the fixies) and approximately 108,614 pedal strokes each.
To be honest, we’re stupid enough to do this anyway, but we thought it would be a good opportunity to raise some money for charity. So we’re doing it for the kids. Please give generously to support Unicef. We’re paying for the trip ourselves, so all of your money will go directly to this important charity.
If you’re feeling generous you can sponsor my slightly crazy attempt here.
As you may have already heard if you are one of our clients, a strategic partner or even read below but SiteVisibility is going to be joining forced with the lovely chaps over at Academy Internet.
We’ve put together a fancy press release about it all which you can read here. And from our point of view it’s great news. They are a talented and inspirational bunch and together we’ll be amongst the biggest and best search marketing agencies in the country.
But it’s even better news for the lovely readers of our blog, there will be more articles, more often, from a larger group of people. Though it does mean if we are going to put our pictures in sidebar of the blog in alphabetical order I’m going to drop below the fold!
We’ll start gradually introducing the members of the Academy team here on the blog and get them contributing over the next few weeks…
And if you’re looking for a new SEO job – we’re recruiting so get in touch
Academy Internet’s parent company Academy Learning Ltd (AI) today announced it has acquired Site Visibility, the search marketing agency. Academy Internet’s own search marketing operations have been merged with those of Site Visibility and the combined business is anticipated to rank as one of the top 15 Search Marketing agencies in the UK during 2008.