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atom42 Digital Marketing Blog

Latest news, thought leadership and digital marketing advice


By
Nick

02
January
2019
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After coming under intense scrutiny for the way it handles user data, the issue of fake news, and further revelations about political ad-targeting before the 2016 U.S. elections, Facebook’s reputation took a hit in 2018. Their stock price has also fallen, and some shareholders called for Mark Zuckerberg to resign as chairman. Despite Zuckerberg committing […]


By
Rich

22
November
2018
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  • AMP
  • Conversion Rate
  • Site Speed

Google are pretty transparent on their feelings towards site speed. Faster is better. They even back it up with a pretty scary stata 53% of users will leave a page if it hasn’tloaded within 3 seconds. What’s clear here, is that site speed isn’t an SEO thing, it’s a user thing, and increasing your site […]


By
atom42

19
November
2018
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  • PPC
  • automation
  • ad testing

In part 1 of our PPC automation series, we talked about bidding. Here, in part 2, we’re going to cover the different ways in which you can automate the ad creation process (or at least partially) – once more with the goal of giving you more time to focus on work that really matters. Without […]


By
Weronika

10
October
2018
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  • SEO

In this edition of Industry watch, we’re focusing the spotlight on ASOS. Yes, this is another website redesign gone wrong story. The shocking twist – somehow even the biggest online businesses out there struggle to get this right. Dislike Your New Look! – Yours Sincerely, Googlebot In December 2017 ASOS changed the look of their […]


By
Jamie

14
September
2018
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  • Google
  • PPC

Levels of automation in paid search are rising fast, and we believe this is a change to be embraced. Automation – when done well – allows for more efficient management and optimisation of paid activity, ultimately freeing up time to focus on more strategic thought and action. In this series, we’re going to look at […]


By
Toni

12
March
2018
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In this digital age if you’re not optimising your content regularly, you’re not doing digital marketing right. But one thing we *think* many people aren’t doing is creating new, long-life content on your website and taking a step away from the quick and easy content often found on company blogs. Don’t worry, we’re not saying […]


By
Lucy

27
February
2018
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It’s no secret that link building remains an important function of any SEOs job description, and with a focus put on quality of links by Google, it’s as important as ever to ensure you’re delivering. However it’s easy to over complicate the concept of building your link profile by looking for increasingly more creative, and […]


By
Joshua

16
January
2018
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We take a closer look at what crawl budget is, how it can affect your website, and what you can do to ensure you’re giving your content the best chance of ranking by making best use of your available crawl budget. The below insights and fixes are perhaps not for beginners. But for larger sites […]


By
atom42

02
January
2018
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The data is undeniable: voice search is becoming more popular, with mass adoption of ‘home assistants’ continuing to increase through 2017. Below we explore how the trend for voice search looks moving into 2018 and beyond, how voice search impacts the way people search and what you can do to ensure you’re well placed to […]


By
atom42

08
December
2017
News

Earlier this year atom42 celebrated its 10th birthday and with that ten years of being an honest and transparent agency treating client businesses as our own. With questions integral to everything we do, we’ve worked hard to ask and answer smarter questions to ensure we deliver a well-connected acquisition strategy for our clients. During our […]