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10 th Feb 2014

Music Magpie and others: Spammy links lose sites' brand ranks

Here it is. Another dose of Greenlight's weekly Blog Watch - the stuff that's got our eyes caught! If you’re not on the floor in a crumpled heap of knowledge after these then you didn’t read carefully enough!
Press Press
29 th Jan 2014

Firms potentially to invest effort in the wrong type of Search Engine Optimisation

2014 is the year of Authorship but it is going to fly right by most companies when it comes to their investing in it to maximise their visibility online and maintain top rankings on Google. This is one of other predictions for 2014, Greenlight unveils in the tenth quarterly edition of The Greenlight Magazine, just published.
Blog Blog
11 th Nov 2013

Top-level domains could become an important factor in ranking and online brand visibility

Today, the new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), the thousands of new domain extensions such as “.photography”, “.london” etc., that will be flooding into the market over the next few months, took a step forward and entered a new phase where they are open to applications from anyone. In Greenlight's view gTLDs open up the possibility of the TLD becoming an important ranking factor in the future, particularly for the truly “generic” gTLDs (i.e. not brand gTLDs).
Press Press
07 th Oct 2013

UK Boutique Hotel queries outnumber those in short, long-haul destinations 3:1

There were three times as many online searches for Lifestyle & Boutique hotels in the UK than there were for those located in short-haul and long-haul destinations combined, reveals the latest analysis of specialist hotels search data from Greenlight.
Blog Blog
27 th Sep 2013

Google’s Hummingbird - no big deal, for now

Google has announced news of what has been a silent shift to a new search algorithm, Hummingbird, the the biggest overhaul to its search engine since “Caffeine” in 2009, affecting 90% of searches. However, whilst Hummingbird will have clear implications for SEO, it is its Panda and Penguin updates – not Hummingbird, that will be the major cause of ranking fluctuations for the foreseeable future.
Blog Blog
15 th Jul 2013

Integrated search and digital strategies a MUST in a competitive multi-channel and multi-device marketplace

A fully Integrated digital search strategy is a difficult thing to achieve but is a must for all digital marketers in a competitive multi-channel and multi-device marketplace. The siloed approach needs to change and needs to be driven from the top. C-level employees need to realise that to deliver an integrated strategy, all departments need to be aligned to work towards the business’s goals. To really embrace it, a business needs to be ambitious and courageous.