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Category: eCommerce

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Online

It is not easy to sell products online due to the serious competition that exists out there. Your website and e-commerce strategy are really important…

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Category: Digital Marketing / Social Media

2 Ways To Use Facebook Messenger To Benefit Your Business

The majority of people are aware of how Facebook can help you to grow your business but not many know how its Messenger platform can…

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Category: Content Marketing / Social Media

3 Reasons Why Businesses Should Be Using Instagram Stories

Instagram Stories is a fantastic way to keep your followers engaged while leaving your business open for new audiences to discover you. Not only are…

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Category: Content Marketing / Digital Marketing

3 Reasons Why It Is Important To Have A Good Company Logo

Creating a logo is a key part of any company and its power should never be underestimated. You can instantly identify a business by looking…

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Category: Digital Marketing / Social Media

3 Types Of Ads Your Business Should Be Using On YouTube

YouTube is the second biggest internet search platform after Google with an audience of 1.5 billion monthly users and these figures are growing continuously. If…

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Category: Digital Marketing / eCommerce

3 Free Google Tools That All Small Businesses Should Use

Google is more than just a search engine, Google offers lots of free tools that will help small businesses operate more effectively and get better…

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Category: eCommerce

5 Benefits Of Word Of Mouth Marketing To Businesses

Competition is fierce in the modern world, being successful nowadays requires a great strategy and making the most out of opportunities when they present themselves.…

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Category: Digital Marketing

Importance Of Market Research For Your Business

A business involves risk, quality market research will help reduce that risk significantly. Market research is important to the success of the business because it…

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Category: Digital Marketing

3 Tips To Overcome Competitors

No matter what market you’re in, competition exists. Marketing in today’s world can be difficult because it is highly competitive and competition for online space…

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Category: Digital Marketing / Web Design

3 Ways To Reduce Your Bounce Rate

Bounce rate is the estimate of how long site visitors spend on your website and leave before viewing a second page. A high bounce rate…

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Category: Digital Marketing / Social Media

3 C’s Of Marketing On Instagram

With the rising popularity of Instagram and its expansion of advertising opportunities (Instagram stories, Instagram shopping, tagging etc), Instagram is becoming a great place to…

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Category: Digital Marketing

The Ultimate Guide To Viral Marketing

Viral marketing is the creation of video or visual content that resonates with people to the point where the content is shared and seen by…

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Category: Digital Marketing

Why It Is Important To Identify Your Niche

Many small businesses make the big mistake of trying to do everything by selling lots of products and trying to appeal to every type of…

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Category: Content Marketing / Digital Marketing

2 Tips To Create Better Visual Content For Your Marketing Campaigns

People are consuming more content than ever before from more mediums and devices With all that content, attention spans are diminishing. Information overload is a…

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Category: eCommerce / News / Social Media

Instagram Rolls Out New Shopping Feature Globally

Instagram is globally rolling out a new Shopping feature in Stories after having tested it with a limited number of e-commerce brands back in June.…

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Category: Content Marketing

2 More Blogging Mistakes Most Bloggers Make

Blogging should be a top priority within your brands’ marketing strategy. It is one of the best ways to drive inbound traffic and generate financial…

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Category: Content Marketing

3 Blogging Mistakes Most Bloggers Make

A lot of people think blogging is easy but running a blog is far from a stroll in the park. There are lots of unexpected…

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Category: News / Social Media

Facebook Introduces New Watch Video Streaming Platform Worldwide

Last year Facebook Watch was launched in the US and now a little over a year after its launch in the US, they are finally…

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Category: Content Marketing

The Importance Of Brand Authenticity For Your Brand

Brand authenticity is a component of branding and marketing that's so important to consider when operating in today's business world. It helps you to stay competitive,…

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Category: Content Marketing

5 Free Image Sites For Beautiful Blog Images

Blogging is very time consuming but something that can be extremely rewarding. Taking great pictures for your blog can be mentally and physically exhausting. With…

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Category: AdWords / eCommerce

How Using Promotion Extensions Can Help Your Business

Google Adwords gives online retailers the chance to show their products & services along with relevant information directly on the Google results pages. Promotion extensions…

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Category: Content Marketing / Social Media

3 Ways To Use IGTV To Promote Your Brand

If you thought your Instagram social video strategy couldn’t get any better, think again. Instagram recently rolled out a platform called IGTV, which is an…

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Category: eCommerce

What Is Upselling & How Can It Help My Business?

Upselling is a marketing technique used to influence customers to purchase more from you. That could be a more expensive, an upgraded version of a…

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Category: AdWords / News

Google’s New Responsive Search Ads

Google recently announced Responsive Search Ads which is a beta test version of their newest text ad format. Their new ad format is currently in…

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Category: Digital Marketing / Social Media

2 Ways To Make Your Facebook Remarketing Campaigns Better

Remarketing is one of the most effective marketing techniques to bring people back to your website. This technique gives you a chance to reclaim those…

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Category: News

Hubspot Announces New Public Directory

HubSpot is a leading CRM, sales, marketing and customer service online platform. They have recently just announced the launch of their new public directory which…

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Category: Digital Marketing

What Makes A Great Digital Marketing Agency

Great digital marketing agencies can work wonders for businesses. Picking an agency to help your business reach its goals and grow might seem easy due…

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Category: eCommerce / Social Media

2 Important Ways To Advertise On Social Media

Social media advertising is online marketing that focuses on the use of social networking sites. Social networks are now a pivotal part of every company’s…

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Category: AdWords / eCommerce

2 More Google Shopping Optimisation Tips

PPC is one of the world’s most popular forms of advertising. Google Shopping is an advertising feature for businesses that want their products to be…

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Category: AdWords / eCommerce / Shopping Ads

2 Google Shopping Optimisation Tips

Google Shopping provides users with a straightforward platform that allows them to compare different products and prices quickly without navigating away from search results. The…

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Category: eCommerce / Web Design

Features Of A Great Website Design

A website is a platform that represents the identity of a particular business. It takes a combination of many features to complete a great website…

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Category: eCommerce / SEO

2 WordPress SEO Tips

WordPress is a system for managing content and it is one of the best when it comes to SEO. Effective SEO is important for taking…

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Category: eCommerce

2 Reasons Why Not To Use A Website Builder

There’s a lot of tools out there for building your own website. Website builder tools are making lots of money off people who don’t know…

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Category: SEO

How To Improve Google Ranking

Everyone wants to have great visibility online. The Google search engine is one of the best ways to be visible on the web. The first…

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Category: AdWords

How Are Manual Extensions Different From Automatic Extensions

Extensions on the Google search network provide ads with additional information. Extension examples include call buttons, additional information and text, location details, links to specific…

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Category: Content Marketing / Digital Marketing / Social Media

Why You Should Be Using YouTube Advertising

People are turning to the Internet for their news, content and watching their favourite shows. Youtube is one of the most influential social platforms and…

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Category: Digital Marketing / Social Media / Web Design

3 Reasons Why Businesses Fail Online

Having your own businesses is not easy. The number of new businesses that fail, exceed those that succeed. To give your business a great chance…

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Category: Digital Marketing / SEO

2 Ways Link Building Can Help Your Business

Link building is a marketing tactic of acquiring links from other websites back to your own website. Quality backlinks are a key part of Google’s…

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Category: Content Marketing / Digital Marketing

3 Ways To Write More Effective Ads

Making the decision to start an advertising campaign is big and sometimes this process can be frustrating and overwhelming. This is especially the case when…

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Category: News / Social Media

Instagram Announces IGTV

Instagram launched video five years ago and now they are introducing a new feature and dedicated standalone app called IGTV which brings audiences closer to…

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Category: eCommerce

4 Tips For Making Great Performing Landing Pages

Landing pages are pages which a person arrives at on your website after clicking on ad or link. Marketers often make the mistake of directing…

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Category: Digital Marketing / eCommerce / Social Media

Benefits Of Having A Facebook Shop For Business Owners

Facebook has over 2 billion active users so there is a huge opportunity for online business growth and brand awareness through Facebook. There is a…

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Category: Digital Marketing / Social Media

3 More Instagram Advertising Tips

Instagram advertising gives brands a great opportunity to put out visually captivating content to their followers and new audiences. Instagram users are rapidly growing on…

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Category: Digital Marketing / Social Media

4 Instagram Advertising Tips To Help You Get Better Results

Instagram offers marketers a great opportunity to reach their target audiences. No matter how big or small your business is Instagram is a great place…

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Category: Digital Marketing / eCommerce

4 Ways To Make Money Blogging

Bloggers can make millions a year or a very healthy full-time income, however, others can make less, and some make no money at all. To…

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Category: Content Marketing

2 More iPhone Photography Tips/Tricks That Will Significantly Improve Your Photos

Visuals are important to people and brands that want to portray a particular moment in a particular way. Thanks to our mobile phones, its features…

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Category: Content Marketing

iPhone Photography Tips/Tricks That Will Significantly Improve Your Photos

People say, the best camera is the one you've got with you and for many of us nowadays, that camera is our iPhones. Apple iPhones…

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Category: News

The Future Of AR & VR

Video is one of the most powerful types of content a company can put out there. We are seeing an increase in its use on…

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Category: AdWords / eCommerce

Why You Should Use Google Shopping In Your Marketing Campaign

Google Shopping is powered by two different platforms which are Google AdWords and Google Merchant Center. Google Merchant Center is where your product feed lives.…

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Category: Content Marketing / Digital Marketing

2 More Different Types Of Marketing Videos Your Company Should Create

Designing a video marketing strategy can seem overwhelming especially if you have never used video marketing before. Video marketing doesn’t have to cost your brand…

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Category: Content Marketing / Digital Marketing / Social Media

3 Different Types Of Marketing Videos Your Company Should Create

Video has become extremely important in a brands marketing strategy on every platform and channel online. The use of video should be the focal point…

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Category: News

Google Assistant Unveils Incredible New Capability

At the 2018 Google annual IO festival, their CEO showed off an incredible new feature of Google Assistant. It was revealed that in the close…

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Category: Content Marketing / Digital Marketing

The Importance Of Video Marketing

Video marketing is on the rise and it is here to stay. All brands should incorporate the use of video into their marketing. Why? Because…

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Category: Content Marketing / Digital Marketing

2 Things You Should Reverse Engineer For Your Brand

No matter what activity is done online it leaves a digital footprint or a trace. When companies and different brands compete online, it is there…

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Category: Digital Marketing

What Is Split Testing And Its Benefits?

Split testing is a method of controlling randomised marketing experiments in order to improve and optimise a website specific metrics like engagement levels, clicks, ads,…

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Category: Content Marketing / SEO

The Importance Of Blogging For Businesses

Blogging is a marketing tactic that businesses can and should use to get more online visibility. It is a marketing channel that helps support business…

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Category: SEO / Social Media / Web Design

Why Are People Not Coming To My Website?

Great web design is the most deadly tool in marketing. The aim of a website is to form connections with people, inform them about your…

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Category: Social Media

7 Tips To Ensure More Engagement On Social Media

Social media is important for every brand, it is a catalyst for brand awareness, growth and sales. If utilized properly and strategically it can have…

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Category: AdWords

3 Features You Should Try Using With Google Adwords

Google AdWords and its features are constantly changing and updating. It is important to be aware of those changes and added features and put some…

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Category: Digital Marketing / Social Media

4 Ways To Build A Large Social Media Following

Millions of people are using different social media platforms daily. Social media strategies capture the imagination and participation of users worldwide. When used with a strategic…

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Category: Digital Marketing / eCommerce / SEO

2 Reasons Why Your Business Should Invest In SEO

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is an essential part of every business no matter how big or small. Lots of people speculate whether it is a…

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Category: AdWords / Digital Marketing

3 Benefits Of Using Google AdWords For Your Business

Google AdWords is one of the most effective ways for an advertiser to reach new customers online. Google AdWords consists of search network advertising where…

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Category: Digital Marketing / Local Marketing / News

Taking Advantage Of The Cork Boom

The Cork city council has established a special group of individuals to make strategic property purchases, in hope to create a mini-boom in Cork city…

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Category: eCommerce / Local Marketing

How Cork Businesses Can Benefit From Tourist Trade

The Port of Cork anticipates 94 cruises coming into Ireland this year totalling 188,844 passengers and 80,000 crew. According to a report by afloat On average,…

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Category: Digital Marketing / eCommerce

More Important Than Ever To Have A Great Online Presence

More Important Than Ever To Have A Great Online Presence On Tuesday the 27th of March the St. Patrick's street car ban is coming into…

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Category: News / Social Media

Ireland’s Top 10 Influencers Have Been Revealed

  Ireland's Top 10 Influencers Have Been Revealed Influencer marketing is a term used to describe individuals (also known as influencers) who have a great…

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Category: AdWords / eCommerce / SEO

3 Things You Can Do On Your Website Right Now To Improve Your Google Rankings

In today's highly competitive market no matter what industry you are operating in, everybody is trying to do whatever they can to get ahead of…

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Category: Social Media

3 Benefits Of Advertising On Facebook

Social media gives you a platform to reach existing and potential new customers in creative, unique and innovative ways. Through the content you share on…

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Category: Social Media

3 Benefits Of Advertising On Instagram

Social media is continuously growing and evolving with more and more users and new platforms are being created. One social media platform which is growing…

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Category: Web Design

How Adding An Upsell System Helped Our Client Boost Their Online Sales

Upselling is about persuading a customer to buy an additional product or one that is more expensive when they are ready to make a purchase. If…

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Category: AdWords / Case Study / Web Design

How We Helped Increase Our Clients’ Sales By 366%

We have worked with Douglas Forest and Garden for years. In that time we have designed and developed their website, ran many successful digital marketing…

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Category: SEO

2 Simple SEO Strategies For Cork Businesses

If you run a small to medium sized business in Cork, you know just how important it is for your website to rank highly in…

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Category: Web Design / webdesign

Web Design – 7 Signs You Need A New Website

For most people, their first impression of your business is your website and they will judge your credibility almost immediately from the quality of your web…

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Category: Web Design / webdesign

Web Design Cork – Why Choose CLIQ?

Your website is your businesses online shopfront and a hugely important factor when it comes to attracting new customers. If you’re website is old fashioned,…

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Category: AdWords / SEO / Social Media

3 Little-Known Benefits Of High Click Through Rates

[caption id="attachment_7749" align="alignright" width="300"] 3 Little-Known Benefits Of High Click Through Rates[/caption] It’s well known that the higher the click through rate (CTR) of your…

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Category: AdWords

AdWords Agencies – How To Choose The Right One

Google AdWords has become a huge asset to small and large businesses alike over the last few years. The platform is constantly updating to give users…

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Category: AdWords

Google AdWords – The Bad Ad Epidemic

Google tries to give everyone who uses their search engine the best experience possible. In order to achieve this they have strict policies and have…

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Category: eCommerce / Web Design / webdesign

Ecommerce Web Design 2017 – 3 Trends To Watch

Ecommerce Web Design 2017 - 3 Trends To Watch Ecommerce web design is constantly evolving in order to continuously improve user experience and streamline the…

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Category: AdWords

PPC Management – 4 Benefits

PPC Management - 4 Benefits PPC (pay per click) is a method of online advertising that directs traffic to a particular page or website. For…

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Category: SEO / Web Design

Another 3 Reasons Your Website Has A High Bounce Rate

Lowering bounce rates is a great way to boost the overall performance of your website. While it may not directly affect SEO, high bounce rates…

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Category: Web Design

2 Reasons Your Website Has A High Bounce Rate

Your bounce rate is the percentage of visitors to your website that leave after viewing just one page. The lower your bounce rate, the more…

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Category: SEO

5 Quick Tips To Kickstart Your SEO For 2017

Search engine optimisation is getting more and more important every day. More and more businesses are catching on to the benefits, this means you need…

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Category: SEO / Web Design

3 Of The Most Useful SEO Plugins For WordPress

WordPress is a completely open source content management system (CMS). This means that the community of web developers who use WordPress are able to create…

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Category: AdWords

What Is Remarketing?

What Is Remarketing? Remarketing with AdWords is a way to reconnect with users who have previously visited your website or landing pages while they are…

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Category: SEO / Web Design

2 Of The Best WordPress Plugins To Improve Load Speed

How quickly your website loads is one of the most critical factors in developing user friendly websites that rank well on search engine ranking pages…

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Category: Security / Web Design

2 Quick Tips To Keep Your WordPress Website Secure

Keeping your WordPress website secure is essential if you want to continue to have customers trust your site and your business. This is especially true…

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Category: Security / Web Design

3 Simple Tips To Keep Your WordPress Website Secure

WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) in the world. This is largely due to its amazing flexibility and it’s ease of use.…

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Category: Web Design

Web Design Cork – The Benefits For Your Business

Web Design Cork - The Benefits For Your Business These days it’s crucial to have a strong presence online if you want your business to…

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Category: Content Marketing / Digital Marketing

3 Ways To Repurpose Your Old Content

Content Marketing - 3 Ways To Repurpose Your Old Content The majority of content marketing strategies rely solely on creating new written content from scratch…

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Category: SEO

SEO Cork

SEO Cork - Our Process We develop and implement SEO strategies for Cork businesses that improve your natural search engine rankings. While it’s impossible to…

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Category: eCommerce / Web Design / webdesign

Ecommerce Web Design Cork

Ecommerce Web Design Cork - Our Process At Cliq Media & Marketing, we create fully custom elegant ecommerce websites that are designed specifically to streamline…

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Category: News

Google Turns 18 Today! Kind Of…

Today Google has marked it’s 18th birthday with a doodle of the “G” from Google blowing up a balloon and shaping it into the rest…

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Category: AdWords / Digital Marketing

3 Tips For Google AdWords Callout Extensions

Callout extensions are an integral part of your Google AdWords campaigns. They can be incredibly useful when portraying to a searcher what your business offers…

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Category: Digital Marketing / Social Media

3 Ways Brands Can Emotionally Connect With Customers

3 Ways Cork Brands Can Emotionally Connect With Customers It can be difficult to prove to customers that your company is more trustworthy than the…

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Category: SEO

3 SEO Myths Debunked

If you are handling the search engine optimisation of a website you will probably have read up extensively on the subject to try to improve…

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Category: AdWords

Google AdWords Expanded Text Ads – 2 More Best Practices

Expanded text ads (ETA’s) are a great addition to the Google AdWords platform. However, with the extra space, comes a new set of best practices…

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Category: AdWords / Digital Marketing

Google AdWords Expanded Text Ads – 2 Best Practices

Google AdWords expanded text ads (ETA’s) bring a fantastic opportunity for PPC advertisers everywhere to figure out how to best use those 45 extra characters.…

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Category: AdWords / Digital Marketing

3 Things Every AdWords Novice Should Be Doing

If you have just created your first Google AdWords account, your head is probably spinning with the amount of options and details that are available…

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Category: AdWords

Google AdWords Text Ads

4 Tips For Creating Effective Google AdWords Text Ads Writing effective text ads in Google AdWords is the only way that you will be able…

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Category: eCommerce / Web Design / webdesign

2 More Damaging Ecommerce Web Design Mistakes

Failing to properly communicate your value proposition and creating bad product descriptions are two ecommerce web design mistakes that can send potential customers running. But…

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Category: Digital Marketing / email marketing / Local Marketing / SEO / SMS Marketing / Social Media

5 Ways Digital Marketing Can Benefit Cork Businesses

Businesses in Cork have strong competition amongst themselves and from businesses from elsewhere. Any advantage you can get over your competition is a step in…

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Category: eCommerce / Web Design / webdesign

2 Damaging Ecommerce Web Design Mistakes

If you are an ecommerce retailer then your website is your business. This means that solid web design is a crucial factor in maximising your…

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Category: AdWords

AdWords Partner Agency Cork

3 Reasons It’s Important For Your Business To Choose A Google Partner There are countless marketing agencies around Ireland that list PPC advertising as one of…

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Category: News / Social Media

Facebook – The War On Ad Blockers

Ad blockers are something that plague the online advertising industry, but even though Facebook now generate 80% of their revenue through mobile ads they aren’t…

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Category: eCommerce / webdesign

3 Steps For Conversion Boosting Product Descriptions

Product descriptions play a vital role in converting users into customers for ecommerce merchants. Boring or generic product descriptions run the risk of not giving…

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Category: SEO

2 More Free SEO Tools Used By The Experts

As mentioned in a previous article, search engine optimisation (SEO) is something that can be extremely time consuming without help from the right tools. SEO…

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Category: SMS Marketing

3 SMS Messaging Best Practices For Ecommerce Businesses

Text message marketing is a vastly underutilised tactic for ecommerce businesses. Text messages reach people directly and are harder to ignore than emails. Usually text…

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Category: SEO

3 Of The Most Common SEO Mistakes Made By Cork Businesses

Businesses big and small all around the world make search engine optimisation mistakes on a daily basis that lead to lower traffic and less sales for…

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Category: SEO

3 Free SEO Tools Used By The Experts

Search engine optimisation can be exhausting. There’s always something else you can be doing to improve your natural search rankings. Without help from the right…

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Category: webdesign

3 Image Tips To Speed Up Your Website

Images on your website are a great way to communicate with users and to show them what your business is all about. However if they…

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Category: Local Marketing / SEO

3 Tips For Securing Local Business Search Traffic

  3 Tips For Securing Local Business Search Traffic From Non-Locals Around a third of all local business searches are actually conducted by non-locals. For…

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Category: Local Marketing / News

What Pokémon Go Sponsorship Means For Businesses In Cork

Yesterday Pokémon Go was all set to launch in Japan, it’s birthplace and home. However due to an email leak and the huge amount of…

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Category: SEO

3 Reasons SEO Is Crucial For The Future Of Your Business

Search engine optimisation is best when it is used as a long-term strategy and it is already a vital part of many businesses in Ireland…

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Category: News

3 Ways For Cork Businesses To Profit From Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go is the latest mobile gaming craze, which within a week had gained more daily active users than Twitter and added roughly 7 billion…

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Category: Uncategorized

3 Quick SEO Hacks To Improve Your Search Rankings

Search engine optimisation is a long-term process which involves a combination of many different techniques such as on page SEO, off page SEO, marketing and…

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Category: Uncategorized

5 Content Marketing Mistakes You Could Be Making

Creating content can be very time consuming, so it’s important that the time you have spent isn’t wasted. Content marketing can be hazardous and you…

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Category: Uncategorized

4 Ways To Ensure Your Site Is Truly Mobile Friendly

With the emphasis that search engines are now putting on fast load times and good user experience for mobile, it’s more important than ever to…

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Category: Web Design / webdesign

3 More Ways To Improve Your Site’s Search Function

In the article “3 Ways To Improve Your Ecommerce Site’s Search Function”, I mentioned how search filtering, displaying reviews in search results and allowing users…

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Category: Web Design / webdesign

3 Ways To Improve Your Ecommerce Site’s Search Function

If there is one thing that can be improved upon in most ecommerce sites, it’s their internal search functionality. Too often, it’s an afterthought. Having…

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Category: SEO

7 More Quick SEO Tips For Small Business Owners

As I have mentioned in 7 quick SEO tips for small business owners, strong search engine optimisation is the lifeblood of your website. It is…

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Category: News

Google Calendar Turns 10 & Launches Goals

Google Calendar is a lifesaver for so many people, it allows you to easily organise events and meetings in seconds. Many businesses have become so…

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Category: Uncategorized

4 Signs That You Need To Hire A New PPC Agency

It’s good to regularly take a look at what’s working for your business and what isn’t. When it’s time to do this, make sure you…

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Category: AdWords / webdesign

4 Best Practices For Landing Page Videos

The use of videos in landing pages can be an extremely effective tool to help boost your conversion rates. However it can also have quite…

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Category: SEO

5 Tips For Choosing The Right Domain Name

Your domain name is an indispensable component of your website. It should be easy for people to remember and search for and find when they require…

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Category: SEO

7 Quick SEO Tips For Small Business Owners

Search Engine Optimisation is crucial for small business owners, without it your business simply won’t be seen online. People may search for products or services…

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Category: Social Media

4 Tips For Simple & Effective Social Media Posts

It can be hard to find time in the day to conduct business and manage your social media obligations. However creating a post for social…

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Category: webdesign

4 Tips For Choosing The Right Web Design Agency

If you want to build an impressive website for your business but you don’t have the technical know how, hiring a web design agency is…

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Category: email marketing

3 Tips To Get Started With Gmail Ads

With Google recently opening up Gmail to all advertisers there are some great opportunities that can be taken advantage of. Now we have the ability…

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Category: SEO

3 Ways Voice Search Is Impacting SEO

Voice search has been available to people for a while now, however it has only recently started to take off. This could be due to…

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Category: News / Social Media

Facebook To Start Advertising In Messenger App

A document which Facebook sent out to some of their largest advertisers has been leaked. The document contained information about Facebook beginning to allow advertisers…

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Category: SEO

5 Critical SEO Tasks To Get You Started

Search Engine Optimisation can take up a huge amount of your time if you’re going to do it properly. There are countless tweaks that need…

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Category: webdesign

5 More Tips To Help You Win At Ecommerce

Yesterday I gave away 5 tips to help you win at ecommerce . Today I will be giving 5 more tips to help you win at…

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Category: webdesign

5 Tips To Help You Win At Ecommerce

The world of Ecommerce web design can be somewhat of a battle ground with all of the competitors you face. Everyone wants your customers and…

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Category: News

Google Remove Sidebar Ads: What It Means For You

1: Sidebar Ads Will Exist In Certain Circumstances While Google has confirmed that sidebar ads have been permanently removed and are a thing of the…

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Category: News / Social Media

Samsung & Facebook: Virtual Reality For The Masses

Yesterday Samsung held a launch event for their flagship product, the Galaxy S7. With little in the way of game changing new features, most of…

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Category: SEO

2 Simple Ways To Improve Your SEO Quickly

Proper SEO takes time, the improvements you make today might not be fully felt for months. However there are several ways you can improve you…

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Category: AdWords

7 Free Google Adwords Tools You Should Be Trying

There are so many PPC tools out there it can really make your head spin. That’s the reason I have compiled this list. Today I…

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Category: News

Google’s Driverless Cars En Route

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in USA has responded to a question posed to them by Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc, who had…

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Category: AdWords

7 Common Adwords Mistakes & How To Fix Them

There are many common Adwords mistakes, you may be a guilty of a few yourself without even knowing. Today I will be shedding some light…

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Category: AdWords

Useful Adwords Ad Extensions & What They Do

Ad extensions are an important aspect of any successful PPC account. Google AdWords even uses them as a factor when calculating the rating of your…

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Category: AdWords

Google Adwords: Why You Don’t Have To Be Ranked 1st

It sounds crazy to say that being number one isn’t always best for your business. But in actual fact, it’s true. Depending on your budget…

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Category: News

Top 5 Funniest Super Bowl Commercials Of 2016

This year has been another great one for the annual supply of Super Bowl Commercials. It's a shame to leave any of them out, but…

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Category: SEO

Link Building: The 7 Best Methods

In the early days link building was like the Wild West. There was many questionable practices in play. It can be difficult to shake old…

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Category: SEO

4 Habits To Give Up So You Can Write Great Content

  These days good content is driving good SEO results. If you want to feature highly on SERP’s you need to create great content. Today I…

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Category: Case Study

Case Study: The New MusicZone.ie Website & Marketing Campaign

  Ray O'Brien from Music Zone in Douglas Court Shopping Centre in Douglas Co Cork approached us looking to increase his sales online. Music Zone…

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Category: News

New Search Engine Spying Through Your Webcam

Shodan, a relatively new search engine allows people to access strangers unsecured webcams and look through them. Shodan doesn’t limit its users to viewing people's…

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Category: webdesign

How To Protect Your Website From Hackers

It’s important to know how to protect your website from hackers. Often hackers hack because they want to steal your personal information, credit card information,…

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Category: email marketing

3 Easy Ways To Increase Your Email Open Rate

Email conversion rates have grown rapidly over the last few years. A study by McKinsey & Company found that they actually convert over 40 times better…

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Category: Social Media

Facebook’s Friend Finder App Outlawed In Germany

Friend Finder is the Facebook app that retrieves information from your email contact list and sends invitations to people to join up, this allows Facebook…

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Category: AdWords / Social Media

4 Steps To Simplify Your Local Marketing Strategy

Marketing for local business owners can get very complicated, very quickly. New technologies rolling out constantly means business owners have to be on their toes. As…

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Category: AdWords

4 Tips To Improve Your Adwords Performance For 2016

  In this article I will be sharing 4 tips to improve your Adwords performance for 2016. There are many ways to boost performance but…

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Category: AdWords

Why You Should Advertise Online Instead Of Newspaper & Radio

Radio and print media no longer reach as many people as they used to. Yet the costs associated with them are still very high when…

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Category: SEO / Social Media

5 Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Website in 2016

When you are running a small top medium sized business and don’t have an army of marketers at your beck and call, it can be…

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Category: AdWords

4 Tips On How You Can Use Google Adwords On A Budget

Google Adwords isn’t just for companies who have access to vast amounts of money for advertising. Today I will be giving you 4 tips on how you…

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Category: webdesign

5 Things To Look For In Your Site Search Data

You can find out a huge amount of valuable information by reviewing what users have searched for while using the internal search function on your…

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Category: AdWords / SEO / Social Media / webdesign

7 Tips For Retailers Preparing For The Holiday Season

Christmas is just around the corner. Customers are no longer just wandering around shopping centres hoping they will see the perfect gift in the window…

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Category: AdWords / webdesign

6 Necessities For A Successful Landing Page

In this article I will be talking about what features of a landing page make it a positive experience for the user and help to…

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Category: AdWords

How You Can Avoid Paid Search Budget Disasters

There has been some absolute nightmares for advertisers who don’t properly budget for their PPC campaigns that have resulted in paid search disasters. Spending under…

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Category: webdesign

4 Reasons Visitors Are Vacating Your Website

In this article I will be going over some online marketing practices that can be very frustrating for web users. These practices often turn away…

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Category: AdWords

4 Steps To Improve Paid Search ROI With Call Tracking

Despite most marketers best efforts and the great lengths they go to with split testing, most of them are operating with incomplete data. A lot…

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Category: SEO / Social Media / webdesign

9 Ways To Get More Traffic To Your Small Business Website

According to new research from the SMA (Small Business Authority) less than half of small businesses feel that search engine traffic is an important source…

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Category: AdWords

3 Analytical Techniques To Help You Raise Your Conversion Rates

Improving your conversion rates and generating sales online is more than just creating a website for your business. In order to grow you have to…

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Category: SEO

4 Of The Most Common Missed SEO Optimization Opportunities

In this article I will be discussing 4 of the most common missed SEO optimization opportunities that are completely avoidable and can lead to higher…

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Category: AdWords

3 Useful & Easy To Implement Features For eCommerce Retailers

Taking up more space than your competitors paid ads is paramount when it comes to eCommerce retailers. Ad extensions, shopping ads and copy all come…

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Category: webdesign

The Importance Of Being Mobile Friendly Post Mobilegeddon

As of April 21st Google has been factoring mobile friendliness into its algorithm for search results. We predicted this would have a  big impact on…

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Category: SEO

3 Local SEO Stats That Everyone Should Know

Now that the internet is the primary source for consumers to find local business information, localised SEO is more important than ever. Today I will…

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Category: AdWords

4 Useful Remarketing Tips

Remarketing is a powerful tool for anyone using Google Adwords to drum up more business. It’s often under utilized and today I will be sharing…

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Category: AdWords

3 Warning Sign’s When Hiring A PPC Agency

Finding a good, reliable and trustworthy PPC company can be an arduous task. This is especially true if you don’t know them or they haven’t…

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Category: SEO

Five Reasons For Using The SEO By Yoast WordPress Plugin

Almost everyone who owns or has built a website has heard the term SEO (Search Engine Optimization). WordPress is often praised as being extremely SEO…

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Category: webdesign

9 Must Use WordPress Plugins

Sometimes it’s hard to choose the right plugins for you. There is so much choice out there it’s easy to feel swamped. Today I will…

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Category: SEO

3 Simple But Damaging SEO Mistakes

For nearly every website owner, accidentally tripping yourself up over Google’s organic search algorithms can be a regular occurrence. When optimization, link building, architecture and structuring…

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Category: Social Media

5 Tips For Better Facebook Advertising

When it comes to Facebook ads it can sometimes be hard to understand what things will work for you and what things won’t. Here are…

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Category: AdWords

5 Dont’s Of PPC Advertising

Quite often you see lists of advice regarding Pay Per Click advertising telling what the best practices are and what you should be doing. However…

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Category: webdesign

Google’s Slow To Load Warning Labels

In February of this year Google began testing slow to load warning labels on their searches by putting a red caution label under links that…

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Category: SEO / webdesign

5 Reasons Why WordPress Is Best For SEO

WordPress was released to the world in 2003 as a simple piece of blogging software. But now 23.8% of all of the websites in the…

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Category: Uncategorized

Google AdWords Cork – Increase Your Businesses Sales

Google AdWords is Google’s pay per click platform. This means that you can pay to have your website at the top of Google for various…

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Category: News

The Top 10 Biggest Selling Brands In Ireland

Nielsen just released it's report on the biggest selling brands in 2012 & it's no surprise to see Coca Cola the top of the list.…

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Category: Uncategorized

Keyword Research For Search Engine Optimization (Free Keyword Research Tool)

Keyword research is one of the most critical components of a well-planned search engine optimization (SEO) campaign. In fact, search engines have become so highly…

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Category: SEO

What Is SEO & Why It’s Important For Your Business

SEO Overview Search Engine Optimization (SEO) refers to the collective techniques used to enhance a website’s ranking on the search results pages. Along with social…

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Category: SEO

SEO Cork – How To Optimize Your Cork Business For Google

If you've got a website for your business but aren't seeing any traffic or visitors going to it one of your problems might be that…

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Category: Uncategorized

Win A Free Website For Your Business. Retweet To Win.

This is our first Free Website Competition. It will run from today, June 1st 2011 to June 14th 2011 with the winner announced on June…

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Category: Uncategorized

Special Offer On Website Design

We're running a special offer on website design for the next week (ends June 4th). - A 5 page website with integrated blog (Fully customized…

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Category: Uncategorized

Free Search Engine Optimization Guide From Google

Search Engine Optimization can be a complicated process & there is a lot of information online from different sources about the correct way to optimize…

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Category: Uncategorized

5 Predictions For Search & Social Media In 2011

1. The wall between social media marketing and search marketing will begin to crumble as more businesses recognize the potential for integration of these marketing…

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Category: Uncategorized

Mobile Search Grew 130% Last Year

Google announced that mobile searches at Google grew 130% year over year based on the third quarter of this year compared to the third quarter…

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Category: Uncategorized

How To Use Search Engine Optimisation To Help Your Business

It might seem obvious but the more people who visit your website, the more people see your products & services & the more sales you…

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Category: Uncategorized

Local Search On Smartphones Becoming Important Lead Generator For Businesses

With iPhone, Android, Blackberry & other smartphone devices becoming more & more popular it has become increasingly important for businesses to rank highly for local…

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