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Mustard Tree Food Drive

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 might be less fortunate. This year the average person will spend just less than £300 pounds on gifts according to Give as you Live, while the Daily Mail has reported that Britons will spend £868 on average during the festive season, an increase on the…

20 Jan 2017 | Posted by Jamie Faulkner

WordPress 3.5 – New Features, Fixes & Addons

Today saw the release of WordPress 3.5. This version is the latest release of WordPress and introduces a lot of new features, and unusually for WordPress, a removal of a feature. I'm going to talk you through some of the new features of WordPress 3.5. Removal of Link Manager Interestingly, one of the more controversial features is the removal of the "Links" down the side. This was discussed in length and in the end the process of removal is done during installation. If you currently use the Links Manager, it will be still there when you upgrade. However for new…

20 Jan 2017 | Posted by Rhys Wynne

Google Analytics Bug: Random Sites appearing as popups

Just over a week after Google made an announcement to increase privacy for users, which has mainly angered a lot of the SEO community, a bug has been found where you can view a random domain that also has Google Analytics installed. Col Skinner (aka @SEOSherlock) found this bug today and has kindly let me share a screenshot of what he found: Here's how he found it, and how you can replicate it (I was able to do so): Log into any account report then go to Content -> Site Content -> Pages / Landing…

20 Jan 2017 | Posted by Alex Moss

Banc Media hires Alex Moss as Head of SEO

Banc Media, a Manchester based SEO & PPC agency based in Salford Quays, Manchester. Starting July 4th 2011, Alex will join the Banc Media team and be responsible for all SEO clients and the internal Banc Media SEO team. His role will include SEO strategies, on-site development and consultation, content distribution and client relations.

20 Jan 2017 | Posted by Alex Moss

Alex Moss passes the Google Analytics IQ Test!

Alex has passed the Google Analytics IQ Test! This is a fantastic qualification to have, especially when it comes to understanding . To view Alex's Test confirmation, click here.

20 Jan 2017 | Posted by Alex Moss