What's new in Marketing


Marketing doesn't stand still. Everything I ever learnt formally studying marketing is pretty much obsolete now, so I'm continually keeping up to date with new developments. This blog is a mix of what I'm doing with clients and a digest of new directions and tactics in Marketing - with the occasional rant thrown in for good measure. I hope you find this useful. Di. 


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Does your website measure up to Google's new algorithm?

Posted by Di Brooksbank on Friday, April 17, 2015, In : Website Design 
The way we use the internet has changed massively in the last few years.

Everywhere you go, you see people engrossed in their smartphones or tablet while they're waiting for a train or bus, grabbing a quick coffee... checking their emails, facebook, twitter and websites.

Is your website mobile-friendly?
Google's new SEO algorithm is heavily focussed on how mobile-friendly your website is. All the time and money you've put into getting superb SEO rankings could be lost overnight when the new Alg...
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Design your website the way people will use it

Posted by Di on Monday, December 14, 2009, In : Website Design 
People don't read websites - well, not when they first land on them.

They scan the page to see if it feels like it contains the information they're looking for.

And they scan the page in an "F"-shaped pattern - generally, two horizontal stripes and a left-hand vertical. Take a look at these examples from web-usability guru Jakob Neilsen's eyetracker studies:

Note: the hotter the colour, the more the viewers looked at that area.

So, what does this mean for your web page design?
  1. Hit the reader ...

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