By Greenlight | 09 February 2017 |
Media consumption over the past few years has changed, and we’re now seeing a paradigm shift in favour of consumers, where they define the terms and parameters. Simply being able to buy or enquire online is no longer enough.
By Greenlight | 03 February 2017 |
Forecasting is a risky business at the best of times, but there’s something about 2016 in particular that seems to have defied just about every expectation.This time last year we predicted a big rise in native advertising, and while it hasn’t necessarily proved untrue – well, it’s hardly been the year’s marketing phenomenon either! This time, we look at AMP and Machine Learning as key trends for 2017, as voted by our SEO Consultants.
By Ben Cook-Northrop | 14 January 2017 |
In recent years, the rise of voice technologies on smart devices has increased and given a new way to search the web and interact with search engines. This has led to 55% of teens and 41% of adults using voice search more than once a day. Initially this was spurred on by the likes of Siri and Cortana, however, now we’re seeing more big product launches with voice activation built in.
By Agata Bowden | 14 January 2017 |
Compelling, visually appealing listings are an area that often get overlooked in the never-ending quest for the top rankings. Fact is, it’s important that digital marketers focus on engagement and click-through rates (CTR) a little bit more as, at the end of the day, no matter how much you improve your ranking, if your listing isn’t compelling, it’s all in vain.
By Greenlight | 13 December 2016 |
With the New Year around the corner, it's that time of year when our experts look into their crystal balls and discuss the trends that they believe will shape digital marketing in 2017. With insights across paid search, display, data & insights, affiliates, UX & CRO, SEO, content & engagement and commerce, this year's magazine has every area of digital covered!
By Antoni Swidlicki | 12 December 2016 |
The past few months have seen a good deal of negative press thrown towards Facebook. To begin with, its decision to dissolve its team of ‘human editors’ that controlled the Trending widget in favour of an automated algorithm drew some ire, and now this has only been exacerbated by allegations of ‘fake news’ over the course of the US presidential election.
By Stefania Romanelli | 25 November 2016 |
On Friday 4th November, Google announced on its blog that it has started experimenting with making its index mobile-first. In fact, as more and more searches happen on mobile, Google is planning to release an important update globally, after which the mobile version of a website will be crawled and indexed as the primary source for content and ranking signals for your site.