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Estate Agents Harness Street View

1.4.2009 by Stephen McNamara

The inevitable tie up between property selling and Google Street View is now with us. I have come across my first press release from an estate agency claiming to have implemented Street View on its website. whitehotproperty.co.uk, "the UK's only…

Google Street View Polarises British Views

24.3.2009 by Stephen McNamara

Google has launched its remarkable Street View service of British cities to a mixed reaction. Supporters of the technology marvel at its cleverness and talk about how the service can revolutionise how people research cities to visit and houses to…

The Ups and Downs of Company Blogging

7.3.2009 by Stephen McNamara

Thanks to the Internet we can all now post our opinions and observations on the world as they happen. Blogging has become a popular endeavour across the globe and it has even entered the business world as a legitimate new…

Google is Still the Super Brand

2.3.2009 by Stephen McNamara

The Centre for Brand Analysis has published its UK Superbrands list for 2009 with some interesting inclusions. The first thing that stands out is that Google is top of the list, as it was in 2008. And its rivals are…

Now is Not the Time to Compromise on Your Green Values

28.2.2009 by Stephen McNamara

Innovation is at the heart of UKFast. It is one of our five core values because striving to be innovative keeps us at the forefront of our industry, standing out from the crowd in terms of what we offer to…

Slow Sites Cost More Says Google

25.2.2009 by Stephen McNamara

If you thought that spending more than your competitors on pay per click (PPC) advertising campaigns was all that you needed to do to get top billing then you would be wrong. In fact very wrong. PPC plays a key…

Advertise Online – But Where! – Part 2

21.2.2009 by Stephen McNamara

A week on from my first blog on debating the value of online advertising, I have done some more thinking and some more reading and come up with an answer to the question of where to advertise online. The answer…

Advertise Online – But Where! – Part 1

14.2.2009 by Stephen McNamara

Two outwardly unrelated articles grabbed my attention this week and it turns out that they are potentially closely related after all. First of all a YouGov report suggested that online advertising was pretty ineffective, well at least on major sites…

Spam – More Expensive Than You Thought!

9.2.2009 by Stephen McNamara

Spam emails, we all get them, every day in fact and they are very annoying but did you realise just how big a problem they really are? Let's starts with some astonishing facts. Cisco calculated that last year 120 billion…

Government Should Press Gang ISPs to its Big Brother Agenda, Says Report

3.2.2009 by Stephen McNamara

The eagerly awaited interim publication of the Government report on the future of digital industries in Britain has suggested that ISPs should be forced to take part in Westminster's snooping campaign. According to the authors of 'Digital Britain', the UK…