WordPress 3.9 was released on 16th April 2014. Read more about features introduced and updated in 3.9 including a TinyMCE upgrade and audio/video playlists.
Mustard Tree, based in the Northern Quarter in Manchester city centre, provides support for the homeless and marginalised. They currently have to feed up to 80 people a day on a tiny budget of just £15 budget, and without food donations they cannot continue to provide this valuable service. When you think that some of [read more]
FireCask is an online marketing agency based in the heart of Manchester. With clients in various verticals from online gaming to accounting and entertainment to retail, we’re looking for a passionate human to work with us on all our client portfolios to help grow their brand and increase their profits.
Here are the main changes in the 3.8 release. New Admin Interface based on MP6 The most noticeable change for most sites is the new Admin Interface on the site. The new interface is a flat, modern design and is fully responsive – which I believe is a first for the WordPress Admin interface. The [read more]
You don’t need us to tell you that Christmas is a time for giving. If we ever happen to forget there will always be an emotive John Lewis ad to remind us. But the festive period is not only about giving presents to those you know; it’s also a time to think of those who [read more]
I am a second year student at Manchester Metropolitan University studying Advertising and Brand Management. As part of my second year I study a unit called ‘Agency Life’, this is to give us real life experience in a working environment. There are two options; either get an internship at a company and attend one day [read more]
Today isn’t just an important day just because it’s Anna’s birthday. Today’s important because it’s the beginning of a change we’ve both been working on over the past couple of months. This change is what you see right now – a new company called FireCask. The Why The reason the UK office is re-branding is [read more]
The Factory Youth Zone (FYZ) set 100 businesses in Manchester a challenge to raise a minimum of £1,000 each. I decided to do something a little bit different from a lot of the companies involved and I will be hosting an art auction on October 3rd. Purchase a Ticket! Missing #BreakingBad? Buy @SarahLynnMayhew's Heisenberg at [read more]
On Friday 13th September both myself and Rhys Wynne attended BrightonSEO. This post is coverage of the talks we both attended on the day. International Link Curation – Speaker – Kevin Gibbons This was an interesting talk, Kevin Gibbons from Blueglass UK – he gave real examples of a client whereby they planned and executed [read more]
Post Penguin, SEOs are keen to learn the dark arts of PR. While public relations professionals show little interest in how their work influences search, online marketers have slowly but surely been learning basic PR skills. And they are doing quite a good job, I might add. Blogger outreach, press releases and infographics are all [read more]