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Top Search Terms For 2016 On Google

‘Tis the season for end of the year lists.  We’ve now seen the list of the top terms searched in Ireland for 2016 (so far).  “Euro 2016” was the top term people in Ireland used Google to search, followed by “Pokemon Go”.  The top ten Google searches in Ireland included other sports events including “Olympics” […]

Online Advertising 101: What Works Best?

Wouldn’t it be great if there was one online advertising technique that ticked all the boxes?  Imagine if you could just find that one perfect way to advertise your business online and didn’t need to worry about any other tactics?  An annoying reality prevents this.  People are most responsive when they’ve seen your campaign in […]

Argh! Dell Warns Against Pirates

Just when you thought the last of the pirates had shaken you down for treats, Dell has issued a reminder that the real creeps never stop trick or treating.  Any day of the year, you could get an email with a link or attachment that looks like quite a treat – but isn’t.  Of course […]


Is Time on Your Side?

We’ve hit that part of the year when time seems to go faster.  We have less daylight, and somehow it seems we have fewer hours in the day.  The end of the year is on the horizon, and really, how often do you hear anyone calmly saying everything is under control and on schedule?  We […]

Google Results to Differ for Mobile and Desktop

Google is preparing changes to better serve mobile users, but will it leave desktop users behind?  The internet giant has been dropping hints about this for months.  At a recent tech conference, Google signalled that it will move to offering two sets of search results – one for mobile users and another for desktop users. […]


Survey Says: Irish Love Smartphones

Irish customers appear to love paying with their smartphones, as much as anyone can love paying. Visa just released the results of a survey of consumers across Europe, and it shows that 78% of Irish consumers make payments with a mobile device.  That puts us in the top ten of the 19 countries in the […]

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Google’s SEO Penguin 4.0 Update in Black and White

At long (long, long, long) last, Google has launched Penguin 4.0.   Penguin is Google’s attack force for spammy pages.  It searches for black hat link building, and the previous version required that the site do a link audit and remove the problem links.  This took some time, meaning that sites resorting to black hat tactics […]

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Pop-Ups To Be Hit With An SEO Penalty By Google

Google recently announced that pop-ups and other content-covering visuals will affect a site’s ranking in the search engine results. Certain types of pop-ups and interstitials will be exempt. If content is restricted to those over the age of 18, for example, a pop-up asking users to verify their age is essential and won’t affect the rankings. Google is […]

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Dealing With Social Media Complaints 101

Those who maintain and manage the social media channels on behalf of a client or company know only too well the stress of the dreaded double c-word – customer complaints. For business owners, the advent of the digital age has proved to be a marketing revelation seeking to broadcast their message to a wider audience. […]


Ara modular phone concept is a design by Google which allows you build your phone with the specs you want. The modular magnetic backboard enables you to add different gadgets such as camera lenses, speakers, storage space and much more. The concept phone came about from the increasing electronic waste, which stems from disposing of […]

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