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Crypto Marketing: Agency Bans Adverts

December 16, 2021 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: marketing.

Crypto coins from article- Crypto Marketing: Agency Bans Adverts

Several cryptocurrency ads have recently been banned by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) as the advertisers been found by the authority to have broken the rules. The crypto ads and crypto campaigns in question were mostly from cryptocurrency exchanges but also included two household names; eToro, normally known for its stocks and shares trading • Read More »

Zero Point Marketing

July 1, 2021 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: marketing, SEO.

Tumbleweed. Nothing found.

I was at a meeting the other day when a marketing manager kept talking about “zero point marketing”. I’d never heard this term before so, intrigued, I Googled it. I couldn’t find any reference to it on Google. It was a bit like the old days when you used to get a “Googlewhack”, where there • Read More »

SEO and PPC vs. QR and AR

June 21, 2021 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: marketing.

Yes, I know, it's a wild swan chase, right?

In digital marketing circles I still see QR (Quick Response) and AR (Augmented Reality) receiving so much reverence and they’re still touted as on the edge of being “the next big thing”. Only this morning for instance there was a piece in the online industry publication The Drum. Their piece, titled How do you solve • Read More »

Have You Seen this Digital Marketing Map?

March 1, 2017 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 2 Comments | Filed in: creativity, design, marketing.

Last night at college someone showed me The Digital Marketing Map. I was impressed. The digital marketing landscape is a complex and sprawling beast and this was the first time I’d seen an attempt to tame and visualise the sector. And what better way than an infographic and a London Underground/tube map to boot! Also, • Read More »

The Big AdWords ShakeUp

February 25, 2016 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: Internet, marketing, SEO.

There’s been a lot of buzz recently about the big AdWords shakeup. The news has been reported in SearchEngineLand and now Moz. And what exactly has happened? Well, in the biggest change in years, Google has finally removed the AdWords ads in the SERPs from the right hand side of the desktop. To make up • Read More »

And Now the AMP Project

October 8, 2015 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: Internet, marketing, news, SEO, tech.

As if there’s not enough to do, racing around and tweaking your websites’ code to pander to Google’s needs, there’s now the AMP Project from Big G. Announced yesterday on the official Google blog, AMP is the Accelerated Mobile Pages project. The aim of the AMP project is to improve delivery of content on mobile • Read More »

Look Out, It’s Mobilegeddon!

April 21, 2015 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: design, Internet, marketing, SEO.

Mobilegeddon, what a term, aye? When Google announced last year that it would start flagging up mobile friendly websites in its search results it was a landmark for how seriously the search giant was taking the issue. Whilst corporate designers and developers have been creating mobile-first websites for some time, this was potentially a wake • Read More »

My Thoughts on Guest Blogging

February 9, 2014 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: business, marketing, SEO.

Every once in a while something crops up in the world of search marketing that really piques my interest. Caffeine, Hilltop, Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird and all those updates and refreshes in all their versions, if appropriate, are usually talked about ad nauseam and there’s often little to be added to the conversation because there’s nothing • Read More »