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By
Kris

13
March
2017
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  • SEO

Dave was the most experienced bicycle mechanic in his area. He had run a successful workshop for 20 years. Dave wanted to allow cyclists to find his business online, and had decided to create a website for his shop. He read the Google webmaster SEO guidelines: “Create a useful, information-rich site, and write pages that […]


By
atom42

27
January
2017
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Following on from our coverage of the biggest changes in PPC in 2016, here we look forward to what we predict will be the some of the biggest topics in paid search for the year ahead, including the AdWords redesign, smart bidding, and a greater role for audiences. Without further ado… The AdWords redesign will […]


By
Jamie

23
January
2017
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Ever since Google introduced Expanded Text Ads (ETAs) back in July, advertisers and agencies have been testing the new ad format against regular text ads, to see how performance varies. On paper Expanded Text Ads sound perfect. Around 50% more ad text available to highlight key messages and USPs, making it easier to entice people […]


By
Joshua

09
January
2017
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We’ve finally put 2016 to bed, and with it another year of changes in SEO. However, as you’re all well aware the ‘fun’ never stops when it comes to SEO, and here at Atom we’ve been busy discussing our predictions for 2017. Want to see the biggest changes of 2016? Check out our article on […]


By
Joshua

30
December
2016
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  • SEO

As Google release their Year in Search trends data, we at atom42 have started to reflect on the ups and downs, changes and trends that occurred in search in 2016, to better understand the changes, their impact and what it may signal for search in 2017. Below you’ll find some of the bigger changes to […]


By
atom42

29
December
2016
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  • PPC

2016, eh? What a year. In the wider world, not such a great year. Let’s definitely look ahead to 2017 there. Looking back at 2016 from the perspective of PPC however, and there were a lot of big, exciting changes. Here we’re looking back on three changes in the space which we thought were particularly […]


By
Toni

16
July
2016
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This month marks a whole year since I moved from my tiny little home city to the metropolis that is London. One whole year of hot tube journeys, voiceless commutes, and working at atom42. Moving to London is a hard thing to do, and before I moved I’d been told by so many friends that […]


By
Stacy

26
May
2016
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  • PPC

OK, so before I start, let me just caveat a few things. I was brought up by an army dad and He. Loved. Rules. In all honestly, I love rules, too. However, in the crowded world of Search, sometimes blindly following the rules can lead to a lack of creativity and stand-out, and can ultimately […]


By
atom42

29
October
2015
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Always stack the office dishwasher correctly. If I could offer you only one tip for improving office culture, correct dishwasher etiquette would be it. Don’t put plates in diagonally or overload the cutlery tray. The long term benefits of stacking the dishwasher have been proven by scientists, whereas the rest of this advice has no […]


By
Andy

24
September
2015
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As a digital marketing agency, we’re constantly helping our clients connect with the right people online. But how do we gain new business for ourselves? Existing relationships are generally key. atom42 founder, Andy Atalla, gives his top insights from eight years of new business experience. Be picky Having a clear idea of the sort of […]