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These 25 companies are the best in the U.K. at attracting and keeping top talent / Ranked by LinkedIn

These 25 companies are the best in the U.K. at attracting and keeping top talent / Ranked by LinkedIn

by on June 21, 2016

High street retail brand John Lewis is the most sought-after employer among professionals in the UK, according to a new ranking released today by LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network.

Based on analysis of the billions of actions of 20 million members in the UK, LinkedIn’s Top Attractors list ranks Virgin Media and Harrods in second and third spots, whilst Google and PA Consulting take fourth and fifth places respectively, followed by ASOS and KPMG.

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“I think I should switch and work for Google” / Google’s new UK HQ

“I think I should switch and work for Google” / Google’s new UK HQ

by on June 21, 2016

Inside Google's new UK HQ with sleep pods, running track, £17,000 sofas and free food (so maybe they can afford to pay a bit more tax after all)

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Tamebay writes about ‘Hands Free’ payments by Google

by on May 29, 2016

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Debenhams: the functional and emotional engagement journey / Chloe Rigby, Internet Retailing

Debenhams: the functional and emotional engagement journey / Chloe Rigby, Internet Retailing

by on May 3, 2016

Brand engagement is key to Debenhams’ [IRDX RDEB] mission of expanding ecommerce to 30% of all sales, from 14% in 2015.

Some 40% of those internet sales were via mobile, with conversion through these devices up by 10% in 2015.

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SMX London … PPC hacks, tips, & tricks – how to optimize your time / Early bird rates expire 25 March

by on March 2, 2016

Kimberly Thomas, Director of Digital Advertising at Wheelhouse Search is a speaker at SMX London.  Day 2 - 11:35 AM-12:00 PM
Some of the biggest challenges that PPC managers face aren't necessarily technical. They include managing a large queue of tasks with competing priorities, time management and not getting enough time for strategy.
In Kimberly's  session, learn how to optimize your efforts with some powerful and proven hacks for running your campaigns at peak performance levels.

Get an extra huge 15% discount – use this special code WEBMARKETINGBLOGSMX

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Google to stop showing ads on right of desktop search results

by on February 23, 2016

A Google spokesperson has now confirmed that the search engine will be dramatically changing the way that desktop users see ads globally.

As a conclusion to long-running tests that started in 2010, Google will be removing text ads from the right side of its desktop search results almost completely, placing ads only at the top or bottom of the page instead. The massive worldwide update is expected to be completed by 22nd February and will be making desktop search results look a lot more like single column results pages currently seen on mobile.

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.@VCCPMedia uses real-time @google data for launch of @Sambucoluk spot

by on February 10, 2016

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Google is launching a new online accountancy service, Google Diddle

by on February 3, 2016

Google is launching a new online accountancy service, Google Diddle, just in time for the tax return deadline.

Google demonstrated its awesome commanded of UK tax legislation when it agreed to pay £130m in taxes dating back to 2005 following a six year inquiry by HMRC costing UK taxpayers £130m.

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Research: Generation Y hoping for a smart watch this Christmas … Future Thinking

by on December 23, 2015

Wearable tech and smart watches are the biggest innovation in consumer technology since the smart phone.

The most high profile smart watch is undoubtedly the Apple Watch, launched in the UK in April this year; but there are a range of options available to consumers including: smart watch pioneer Pebble, Google, Motorola and Samsung.

Graphics by Shutterstock

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Smart technology – “We are on the cusp of the next BIG thing in consumer adoption of digital technology”

by on December 18, 2015

Ahead of CES, where smart homes are likely to be a big topic, intelligence firm Strategy Analytics undertook a major research project across Europe/US into smart home take-up and behaviour including the most popular types of smart technology.

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