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  • Adobe Catalyst websites soon to be deleted

    Posted on December 6, 2019

    You may have heard something about Adobe Catalyst, the website platform from Adobe, coming to an end. It was actually announced by Adobe last year, but has

    Posted by Darren Jamieson
  • Google confirms November update

    Posted on December 5, 2019

    Earlier this week, search giant Google confirmed rumours that it had released an update to its search engine last month that had an effect on local search results. The latest update has

    Posted by Alan Littler
  • Another politician suffers for slow domain registration

    Posted on December 4, 2019

    Last week, we looked at the stunt pulled by anti-Brexit campaign group Led By Donkeys, who purchased www.thebrexitparty.com and used it to lampoon Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage. It looks unlikely that Farage will pay the asking price for the domain requested by the group, which now stands at over £1.6m. Now, another politician has […]

    Posted by John Murray
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  • How to report on foreign currency amounts in UK copy

    Posted on December 3, 2019

    When writing news, as we do for many of our clients, it’s inevitable that you will need to discuss money. With the world becoming a smaller place, it might not always be in the pound sterling we know and love either. This article details how to report amounts of foreign currency in a way that

    Posted by John Murray
  • Google to let businesses add services to My Business accounts

    Posted on December 2, 2019

    Last week, Google released an update to Google My Business that will allow service-based enterprises to list the types of services it can offer to potential customers. The announcement was made

    Posted by Alan Littler
  • Over 75% use Google Maps for local business information

    Posted on November 29, 2019

    A consumer survey has revealed that Google Maps is by far the most popular entry point when it comes to searching for local businesses. According to a Brandify study, 77% of users turn to Google Maps to learn about businesses near them, which is way above the closest competitors Facebook (38%) and Yelp (35%), and […]

    Posted by John Murray
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  • Twitter postpones account purge

    Posted on November 28, 2019

    Less than 24 hours after announcing plans for a mass purge of the site, microblogging site Twitter has revealed that it will pause its actions following

    Posted by Alan Littler
  • Snapchat introduces longer ads after gaining more users

    Posted on November 27, 2019

    Snapchat has started to roll out some new options for advertisers on the platform, which will allow them to run their ads for up to

    Posted by Alan Littler
  • Will Nigel Farage pay £1m to sort domain registration mess?

    Posted on November 26, 2019

    Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has given a reminder of the importance of careful domain registration, with an oversight that could cost his party a seven-figure sum to fix. The Eurosceptic party, which triumphed in this year’s European Parliament elections and is fielding candidates in many constituencies for the upcoming general election, was founded almost […]

    Posted by John Murray
  • We’ve been using BERT long before Google, claims Bing

    Posted on November 25, 2019

    Last week, Bing revealed that it had been using BERT within its search results before Google announced its update, and that it had been using it on

    Posted by Alan Littler
  • YouTube content creators must identify videos specifically made for children

    Posted on November 22, 2019

    Those creating content for video sharing platform YouTube that is designed specifically for youngsters must now highlight that their content is designed for this audience. This change has come into effect after YouTube was fined $170m (approximately £131m) by the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) in the USA for child safety violations in terms of collecting […]

    Posted by Alan Littler
  • Are social media sites being politically responsible?

    Posted on November 21, 2019

    With the UK general election taking place three weeks today, Facebook and Twitter have taken very different approaches to how they manage political advertising and activity, but both have received criticism from some quarters. Facebook has adopted something of an ‘anything goes’ approach to advertising, and political parties (particularly the Conservatives) have been spending heavily […]

    Posted by John Murray
  • Why a good web design company will help you with your brief

    Posted on November 20, 2019

    At Engage Web, we often get asked to submit quotes or proposals for websites as part of a tender. This usually means there are three or more companies pitching for

    Posted by Darren Jamieson
  • Google Analytics 101: How do I know where my site’s traffic comes from?

    Posted on November 19, 2019

    Google Analytics is a tool many webmasters use to record and report on traffic that comes through to a website. By inserting a piece of

    Posted by Alan Littler
  • Three mistakes a spellcheck won’t help you with

    Posted on November 18, 2019

    Before publishing any writing, or submitting it to somebody for consideration, it’s important to run a spellcheck on it. Microsoft Word will help you by underlining possible errors as you type, but it doesn’t always do this “dynamically”. This means that if you paste text into it from elsewhere, it might not pick up on […]

    Posted by John Murray
  • Wirral Mencap Comedy Night 2019 – a review

    Posted on September 23, 2019

    It’s not often an event comes along that brings together work, laughs, charity and beer, so it was with some excitement that I attended the Wirral Mencap Comedy Night at Tranmere Rovers FC last Thursday. The sold-out event saw seven first-time comedians present a short set in aid of a fantastic local charity for people […]

    Posted by John Murray
  • My stand-up comedy challenge approaches

    Posted on September 13, 2019

    Next Thursday, September 19th, I will be standing on a stage in front of 200 people performing a stand-up comedy routine I have written myself. The reality of what I have

    Posted by Darren Jamieson
  • Is your office ready for the impending zombie apocalypse?

    Posted on August 30, 2019

    Every day I turn up for work at Engage Web, I notice how our office would make the perfect place to ride out the zombie apocalypse. I know, I watch far too much TV and horror movies, but I’ve really given this a lot of thought. Whenever a band of survivors in a zombie movie, […]

    Posted by Darren Jamieson
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