12 December 2017
Google has announced that search snippets are getting longer, with snippets now growing to as much as 230 characters, depending on the search query.
12 December 2017
Google has announced that search snippets are getting longer, with snippets now growing to as much as 230 characters, depending on the search query.
28 November 2017
Google will start penalising websites that use Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) as teaser pages, where only a small portion of the content is served to users via an AMP page. We look at just what that means for mobile search results.
31 October 2017
Facebook is trialling a new version of its news feed, and it has got brands and publishers worried about their traffic from the social network.
Snapchat is rolling out its latest feature, context cards, as it looks to increase its ecommerce functionality and broaden its appeal to advertisers.
4 October 2017
YouTube has announced a number of new features as it attempts to attract advertisers to the platform – and to overcome a difficult period for its advertising services.
19 September 2017
Google has announced the imminent roll out of AMP landing pages for AdWords campaigns. Digital Minute takes a look at what it means for advertisers.
4 September 2017
Does Google’s decision to strengthen its partnership with the marketing automation tool Marketo signal another big step to improve its AI and AdTech abilities? Digital Minute takes a look.
22 August 2017
Facebook has responded to criticism from advertisers about its mobile ads, by introducing a new policy to address the issue of ‘fat fingered’ ad clicks.
8 August 2017
Facebook is betting big on video to attract advertisers – and the social network thinks that it has the data to find the perfect formula for engaging those hard-to-reach audiences.
26 July 2017
Is Amazon taking back control of it’s digital communities? The ecommerce giant is investing in it’s own social network, called Spark, and we look at whether this could be the start of ecommerce brands moving away from the established social networks.
11 July 2017
A new mobile search results page has been spotted – at the same time that Google has clarified its position on the forthcoming mobile-first index.
27 June 2017
Google looks set to change the way in which brands recruit for new talent, with the launch of Google for Jobs.
13 June 2017
Apple lifted the lid on their latest innovations at its World Wide Developer Conference in San Jose last week – and there are some notable developments that brands ought to keep an eye on.
30 May 2017
Amazon and Wayfair have rolled out image search across their mobile platforms, representing the first real application of the technology to e-commerce. Digital Minute takes a closer look at what this means for retail brands who aren’t thinking about their “camera strategy”.
16 May 2016
The issue of net neutrality is back in the news, with regulators in the United States set to vote on whether to allow internet service providers to start discriminating internet data.
2nd May 2017
YouTube TV, a live streaming service similar to Hulu and Netflix, has launched in select cities in the United States, offering access to 40 channels covering sport, movies and entertainment.
18th April 2017
When is ‘exact’ not exact? Well, that’s the question that Google has raised recently after announcing it is changing the way that it handles ‘exact match’ keywords.
Fast-forward to April 2017 and Stories are now prevalent across the majority of social platforms, but what is a ‘Story’ and why should you care – this week on digital minute.
Google’s advertising platforms have been in the news these past few days, and for all the wrong reasons. Our Brand Communications Director, Lisa Wisniowski takes a closer look.
Google has announced that AdWords Price Extensions will now be live across all devices, having passed a successful testing phase back in November.
It’s all been fairly quiet over at Google HQ, however our team of experts have been keeping a close eye on the recent developments in the world of SEO.
Facebook is making some big changes to its ad platform, with the company claiming that it wants to help brands to see the true value of their ads.
24th January 2017
Rich snippets have a trustworthy perception amongst Google’s users – and your brand in those positions early in the search journey can be incredibly powerful tool.
10th January 2017
With the average human attention span at an all-time low of a measly 8 seconds, it’s certainly becoming more and more difficult to attract new audiences. What better way to answer queries than in real time, from a real person?
13th December 2016
Ensure your digital presence is up to scratch for the run up to Christmas with our top 5 tips – this week on Digital Minute.
29th November 2016
This week on Digital Minute, Dan Wall, Relationship Development Manager at Stickyeyes takes a look at Google’s attempts to help marketers drive more in-store visits during the festive rush.
Instagram announced last week that it is running a test option for shoppable photo tags – could this be the final piece of the social ROI puzzle?
1st November 2016
Ellie Tordoff, Senior Content Executive takes a look at Twitter’s latest decision to cut 9% of its workforce and close its video sharing service, Vine.
18th October 2016
Google will soon be separating its search index into two distinct versions: a rapidly updated mobile variant and a separate, secondary search index for desktop. Michael Hayden, our very own SEO Lead digs a little deeper.
4th October 2016
Google announced last week that it had updated its Penguin algorithm, but just what does it mean for your search visibility and is it a cause for panic?
20th September 2016
This week on Digital Minute, Vincent Krasauskas looks at a new customer service feature from the social giant, Twitter. Could this update be enough to fend off Facebook’s latest initiative, ‘messenger bots’ ?
6th September 2016
This week on Digital Minute, Joshua Westerman takes a closer look at another attempt from Google to speed up its mobile experience for Android users.
Instagram’s user base has hit the dizzy heights of 500 million, however the social giant is not looking to stop there. This week on Digital Minute we take a closer look at a number of new features including, ‘Stories’ and Business Profiles.
There are currently over 150 million AMP’s (Accelerated Mobile Pages) in Google’s Index, with a further 4 million added every week. A recent announcement from the search giant now suggests these results will appear across the entire SERP’s.
Google has announced a new way for advertisers to show pricing information for multiple products and services, with its latest AdWords feature – Price Extensions.
This week on digital minute, Steve Chambers, SEO Lead at Stickyeyes takes a closer look at Google’s growing ranking signal, HTTPS, with over 30% of all Google search results now using the HTTPS protocol.
This week we look at why Twitter & Vine have made moves to increase the length of video content. James Bell, Senior Digital Strategist at Stickyeyes delves deeper.
Programmatic advertising is a hot topic in the world of digital at the moment, the only issue is not everyone understands why. James Pierechod, Multimedia Designer at Stickyeyes delves deeper.
Twitter’s latest announcement looks to relax its long-standing 140 character limit, giving users and brands more space to “express themselves” – this week on digital minute.
17th May 2016
Google has confirmed that as of July 13th, it will be banning payday loans from its advertising services, in a move which it claims will protect users from “harmful” lending.
3 May 2016
Apple has recently confirmed that all new apps submitted for the Apple Watch need to be ‘native’ as of June 1st . We take a look at what this means for you.
19th April 2016
Both Facebook and Microsoft have hit the news recently with their announcements discussing a potential ‘bot-centric future’ – an automated response system for your customers.
5th April 2016
Twitter’s latest ad feature ‘First View’ will allow your brand’s video content to sit at the top of timelines for a whole 24-hour period.
22nd March 2016
Instagram is following in the footsteps of social giants Facebook and Twitter with an announcement that looks to implicate an algorithm based news feed.
8th March 2016
LinkedIn’s newest addition to their ad offering looks to deliver a very specific account-based targeting feature, in hope of enticing your brand’s marketing budget.
23 February 2016
Snapchat has announced that it is developing its very own e-commerce platform in an attempt to lure big brands onto the service.
9 February 2016
Google has quietly introduced an update for travel results on mobile, which has almost pushed out all, non-Google content off the first page.
26 January 2016
Facebook has made two announcements this week, sports fans welcome the arrival of Sports Stadium while initial trials of Canvas are launched.
12 January 2016
Twitter may have stolen headlines with a mooted increase to 10,000 characters, but there were two other announcements that you might have missed.
15 December 2015
Changes to the way in which Google displays mobile apps in search results could make it easier for brands to get their mobile applications discovered.
1 December 2015
Google has been accused of ‘burying’ TripAdvisor and Yelp in search results, after the two review sites seemed to disappear from search results.
13 November 2015
New figures from the broadcaster Sky suggest that a more targeted approach to television ads has driven significant value for its advertisers.
3 November 2015
Ad blocking has grown by 41% in the last year raising challenges for advertising brand awareness. How can you make the most of this new development?
20 October 2015
Twitter introduced a new feature which it hopes will attract new users, appeal to advertisers and appease investors, with the launch of ‘Moments’.
6 October 2015
Google has followed the lead of Facebook by allowing brands to match the data that they hold about their customers to the data that it holds about its users.
22 September 2015
Nescafé has caused something of a stir by announcing that they will be ditching their dot com website in favour of the blogging platform, Tumblr.
8 September 2015
Websites that serve interstitial ads to promote a mobile application will be stripped of their mobile friendly tag from November, Google has confirmed.
25 August 2015
Google is reportedly on the brink of trialing video ads in search results, with discussions taking place with would-be advertisers.
11 August 2015
Instagram is opening itself up to advertisers with the launch of a new API. But before you hand over your budget, there are a few things you should know.
28 July 2015
Instagram has made a few changes to the way its desktop search works, but is this a new attempt to sell itself to brands as a visual content platform?
14 July 2015
Facebook has launched not one, but two new video developments in recent weeks in its quest to challenge YouTube’s dominance in online video.
30 June 2015
Google has confirmed a new update which, though not a new Panda punch – that’s due soon – does share some of the same content-boosting powers.
16 June 2015
Facebook is integrating a ‘buy’ button into ads for Shopify merchants, allowing users to purchase goods without leaving Facebook.
2 June 2015
Google has announced that its product listing ad format is coming to YouTube video advertising allowing brands to link directly to their products.
19 May 2015
Facebook has quietly launched a new feature for iOS in the United States, designed to encourage users to share more content on the platform.
5 May 2015
Google’s mobile friendly update rolled out over a week ago, but we’re still waiting for a major change. We have, however, seen some early lessons.
20 April 2015
Google’s mobile friendly update is upon us! Paul Huggett looks at what this means and asks why some brands still haven’t made their sites mobile friendly.
8 April 2015
This week on Digital Minute, Steve Lee looks at Facebook’s latest feature for event owners, and the battle between Periscope and Meerkat.
24 March 2015
This week in Digital Minute, we’re looking at IBM’s latest idea to help brands make more from Twitter, as well as more Google mobile advice.
10 March 2015
This week in Digital Minute, we talk about the big announcement from Google regarding mobile search, and Instagram’s latest ad feature.
24 February 2015
Why digital is set to account for half of all ad spend in 2015, and how Amazon’s plan to deliver packages by unmanned drone suffered a big setback.
10 February 2015
Facebook starts displaying out local tips to mobile users, while Google names and shames more than half a billion ads in its ‘bad ads’ report.
27 January 2015
Digital Minute takes a look at two big developments from Google this week, with warnings sent to webmasters about mobile compatibility.
13 January 2015
The first Digital Minute of 2015 focuses on Facebook’s big ambitions for video growth, whilst one second threatens to break the internet.
16 December 2014
We look at the fall out from the Sony hack, dubbed “the worst corporate hack in history”, and review the Facebook and Twitter reviews of 2014.
2 December 2014
The Advertising Standards Authority bans a series of vlogger ads for Oreo, while the European Parliament votes to break up Google’s dominance.
18 November 2014
Twitter introduces an algorithm as it looks to appease Wall Street and restore its share value, whilst Facebook makes it easier to ignore annoying friends.
13 November 2014
A special edition from the Festival of Marketing on case studies from Lego, KLM and details of a free content marketing download.
4 November 2014
Bing starts putting animated GIFs in the picture despite internal restructuring, whilst Hungary backtracks on plans to tax internet traffic.
22 October 2014
Facebook overtakes YouTube for video content and Amazon makes it’s move onto the High Street by opening a store in New York City.
07 October 2014
We take a peak at Google’s latest algorithm update, Panda 4.1, and take a closer look at Atlas, the brand new advertising service from Facebook.
22 September 2014
Sponsored content coming to Instagram in the UK, and Google is toying with the idea of altering search results based on what TV you watch.
10 September 2014
Apple has unveiled its new iPhone 6 and Watch at its conference, while the finance chief at Twitter has hinted at big changes to its news feed.
26 August 2014
Facebook has announced a ban on creating content just for likes, and we explain how Greggs the Bakers manages a potential social media crisis.
14 August 2014
Tesco’s ‘innovation labs’ have been working with Glass glass, while Adobe has added extended 3D printing functions into Photoshop.
29 July 2014
This week’s edition of Digital Minute takes a look at the new Google Analytics app for iOS and the release of Microsoft Cortana to UK developers.
14 July 2014
Digital Minute takes a peak at the new features in Google Adwords 10.5 and a brand new tool that has been introduced to Google Maps.
10 July 2014
The big talking points from the Google I/O 2014 conference, as well as celebrating a major landmark in digital ecommerce.
25 June 2014
Stickyeyes launches their major video series Digital Minute, your go to resource for all things in digital marketing news.
29 January 2016
What are the big stories in the consumer finance market in 2015? We explore the top five findings of the Stickyeyes Consumer Finance Intelligence Report.
31 March 2015
With mobile, content and social media forcing fundamental changes in SEO, just how do brands need to shape their approach to search engine optimisation?
26 February 2015
What are the key lessons from our Mobile App Gaming Report? Our Sales Director, Paul Hill, delves into the detail to give you his top five findings.
10 October 2014
Developing a social media strategy in one market is tough, but what about multiple markets, all with their own time zones, languages, cultures and regulations?
09 Sept 2014
Language is a powerful tool, but is your copywriting making the most of it? Here are five key tips to make sure that you make every word count.
16 Aug 2014
Who is dominating the online search results and which brands are missing out in the extremely competitive consumer finance market?
30 May 2014
Lots of brands are producing video content, but few are actually getting their video seen. Here are our five top tips for SEO-friendly video.
7 May 2014
We look at five mistakes that can be easily avoided when designing your site with SEO in mind.
29 Aug 2013
Creative Communications Director, Heather Healy, shares her top five tips for making sure that brands engage with the right vloggers.
29 December 2015
We have had yet another fantastic year in 2015, with Digital Minute covering plenty of the big stories in digital. But, as you’ll see, it isn’t always as easy as we make it look!
30 December 2014
We’ve had a lot of fun making Digital Minute this year, but it isn’t easy! Here are some of the bits that didn’t make the final cut.
27 August 2014
Stickyeyes accepted the challenge, with seven hardy souls shivering for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
19 May 2014
The Stickyeyes team was awash with colour at the weekend after taking part in the ‘Color Me Rad’ 5k at Harewood House.
10 March 2016
SEO has taken on a new role. That was the discussion in our webinar, Building a Business Culture for Digital Success
15 October 2014
Glen Conybeare speaking at The Global Webit Congress 2014. Official partners, in Istanbul, Turkey.
17 Jun 2014
Phil McGuin, Head of Insights has presented at the 2014 Financial Services Social Media Conference in London.
4 Nov 2013
Creative Communications Director Heather Healy took to the stage at Jump London.