Archive for January, 2010

Facebook Fan Pages

We have launched a number of client Facebook fan pages over the past few months and thought we would share a few helpful pointers. Facebook offers the  fan page format which are best for companies looking to get a presence on Facebook.  Fan pages are visible to unregistered users so can be indexed by search engines. […]

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Should Google Rank Tweets like News

Yesterday saw a lot of comment on how Google ranks Tweets. This was a result of an article in Technology Review where Amit Singhal, a Google Fellow. Amit said that in the case of tweets the key is to identify ‘reputed followers’. At its simplest the more high quality visitors you have the more important […]

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Google, China and The Art of War

Google announced it is will stop filtering the results on their Chinese search engine results as they previously agreed with the Chinese authorities. This is as a result of attempts by hackers to gain access to the Gmail accounts of Chinese dissidents. There are larger issues behind the scenes but Google have said they are […]

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Four Web Design Styles for 2010

I saw this blog posting by Jesse Speak at Cubeworks. For me most Web design blogs seem to be written in a different laguage. This one I understood. Are you planning a website re-design in 2010? If so you’ll want to show what a forward-looking type you are by leaving the Noughties look behind and […]

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Our new Web site

We have launched our new Web site www.a451.co.uk. We used the Web Connect CMS from Pixl8. Web Connect is a ‘little brother’ version of their industrial strength CMS Preside. They have provided lots of ‘Active Objects’ which you can easily add into a container. We are finding straight forward to use, subject to our learning […]

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Search and Business – Right Here, Right Now and Very Personal

During the past six months we have seen the major search engines Google, Bing and Yahoo refining their search engines to return results that take into account the users location and previous search history. What this means is that the results search engines returned to individual users will vary depending on where the users are […]

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