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Speed and Security Change Browser Landscape

5.5.2010 by Dick Branston

A recent study by NetApplications has revealed that Microsoft's Internet Explorer is continuing to lose market share while Google Chrome has seen a sharp rise in popularity. Experts are largely attributing the shift to the security concerns surrounding IE, combined…

Google Confirms Faster Sites Rank Higher

13.4.2010 by Dick Branston

Supporting what we have long known at City Tower, Google has followed up comments made by Matt Cutts in November by confirming that site speed is now a ranking factor in its SEO algorithm. According to a blog post published…

Google’s New Speed Algorithm

9.12.2009 by Mother Superior

Mohammed Ali was famous for the 'power of intention.' He would psyche out an opponent by telling them that they were going to get knocked out in the third round.  He would be concentrating on meeting this goal and importantly, so would…

Murdoch’s Toll Booth in the Sea

4.12.2009 by Mother Superior

Rupert Murdoch would have us all believe that "paying for content online is right and that aggregators like Google that use newspaper content but don't pay for it are doing something wrong." (BBC article). And he's actually got a level…

IIS Enhancements!

18.11.2009 by Micro-Clouseau

Over at the Windows Server Divison Team WebLog, news that a couple of new addons for IIS have been released.  Take advantage of these new technologies and the latest Windows Server operating system and see your site soar up the…

Getting Your Name Out is Still Important

27.10.2009 by Dick Branston

It is no surprise that over the last 18 months marketing spend has decreased as businesses tighten their belts against recession. Spending money on speculating for new customers always seems to be the first expense to be cut back. However,…

Google Goes from Strength to Strength

16.10.2009 by Dick Branston

Is there a more dominant business in its market than Google is today? The word ‘giant’ is over used to describe the size of companies but in Google’s case is seems inadequately small. So let’s say the galaxy-sized company this…

Can Facebook Threads Enhance Google’s Offering?

12.10.2009 by Dick Branston

Google recently added forum results to its search listings. The aim is to include more social media in its results mix. But is it a good idea? Well they say variety is the spice of life and it terms of…

UK Leads World in Online Advertising

5.10.2009 by Dick Branston

New figures show that UK businesses are leading the way in utilising the Internet for advertising. According to data released by the Internet Advertising Bureau, the UK has become the first major world economy where advertisers are now spending more…

UKFastTrack Deadline Looms

17.8.2009 by Dick Branston

UKFast's contest to find the next big ebusiness will soon kick-off and this means that the deadline for applications is rapidly approaching. Anyone with a great idea for an online business can get the chance to benefit from six months…