Common PPC Mistakes

6 March 2013

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PPC (Pay Per Click) can allow you to achieve first page results on Google. However, as the name suggests, these results do come at a price with every click incurring a charge.

Getting The Most Out Of Your Twitter Ads

27 February 2013

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Towards the end of 2012, Twitter decided to give its users the opportunity to promote their account, tweets and trending topics and individuals have been trialling with this new social pay-per-click (otherwise known as PPC) method ever since.

4 Tips For Running An eCommerce Business

25 February 2013

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As you don’t need a physical store to sell online, the online market is heavily saturated with companies trying to sell their products and/or services. Whilst this is great news for the business owners, the bad news is that, as a result, it is extremely hard to build your brand ID and get ahead of your competitors unless you are an already established company.

How to brainstorm successfully

21 August 2012

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Behind any prosperous company will be a healthy stream of fresh ideas spouting out of every possible resource. A confident and enthusiastic management team will welcome all suggestions put forward and weigh up their effectiveness to create success. Read more...

Five Changes to Bing Webmaster Tools You Should Know About

7 June 2012

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Microsoft's search engine, Bing, released it's latest update this week to its diagnostic tools. Adam takes a look at what's changed; what's new; and how you can start using Bing Webmaster Tools to manage your website's performance.

Tips for Advertising Online

11 April 2012

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Digital advertising allows businesses to focus their campaigns in a very focussed way, providing significant returns on investment and business growth. For businesses new to digital marketing, navigating the various advertising options out there can be a bit of nightmare. luckily, we've put together this guide to help you on your way.

Does your website’s layout encourage conversions?

26 March 2012

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What makes a great website? Is it the neat Flash animations or slick image carousels? Is it the fact that your website ranks so highly in the search engines? Is it the persuasive copy that sells your products and services to visitors? No! Our New inbound marketing consultant Sunny explains more.

9 Tips for a Successful Facebook Presence

7 March 2012

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Short Stack take to the podium this week, with their first guest blog for FDC on the road to a successful Facebook presence.

Four Tools You Should Be Using To Monitor Your Brand Messaging in 2012

19 January 2012

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Knowing how well your audience engage with your brand messaging can be tricky. Adam takes a look at four great tools that make social engagement monitoring as easy as 1,2,3.

How to Write a Blog

25 October 2011

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Adam receives an interesting letter from a blogger called Norman...

Six Simple Website Checks For Business Owners

23 August 2011

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Simple tests that any one can do which show whether your site is search engine friendly or needs help

How to Make the Most Out of Content

19 August 2011

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What do you get once you’ve had a website designed and the content has been written, what’s the next step. Do you just leave the website there; rest on your laurels because you’re happy with what you’ve got. Being a copywriter it’s my job to create content for clients and to ensure that FDC’s content is always up to date. I understand that it’s difficult to manage your own site whilst you are looking after your clients but there are a few simple things you can do.

How to Avoid Plagiarism Infringement

26 April 2011

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If you have a website or if you are the one who writes the content for websites then plagiarism is the one thing you do not want to forget about.

Website Owners Beware: New Online Regulations from March 1

14 February 2011

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Does your company have a website? Do you advertise online? If so then this is relevant to you, because as of March 1 all online marketing communications will be regulated by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

Top Tips to Becoming a Top Tweeter

31 January 2011

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Are you joining the Twitter revolution? If you are, do you know how to make the most out of it for business and pleasure?

Top 10 Tips for a Prosperous 2011

4 January 2011

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Have you made your 2011 New Year's resolutions? Want to give up smoking, lose weight, spend more time with family or finally shake off those bad habits and long term debts?

Common Mistakes Businesses Make - and How to Avoid Them

25 November 2010

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If you've been in business for more than a few years, these golden pieces of advice will more than likely apply to you.

Spam Proof Your Sales Patter Now

25 November 2010

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Spam is to your inbox what its over-processed namesake once was to your sorry school sandwiches.

The Top 10 Questions Every Designer Should Ask

25 November 2010

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You know how it is with creative sorts - all they want to do is crack on and, well, create.

10 Questions You Should Ask a Web Designer Before you Hire Them

25 November 2010

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If you've not been born with the design gene yourself, it's impossible to know which criteria are most relevant in selecting a top web designer.

10 Insider Secrets of Brilliant Bloggers

25 November 2010

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If you're pondering taking your first steps into the blogosphere, you're probably wondering how to encourage a loyal following. What to write about, how long to write for, how often and in what kind of style?