20 May - DBD Media DBD Media - Insights

Boost your image sharing success with these kinds of pics

Social media is becoming progressively more visual. Google+’s new ‘Collections’ are said to rival Pinterest in style and purpose, Facebook timelines are full of photographs, and sites like Pinterest and Instagram are going from strength to strength. If you are not already making use of images as part of your social media marketing plan, it [...]

19 May - Alex Alex - SEO Account Executive

Moving offices? Don’t forget your digital packing list

If you’re moving offices you will have a packing list. Aside from all of the physical elements you will be moving, have you made a list for everything you need to do to move your organisation digitally? Think about local search One of our longstanding clients recently moved offices – not very far from their [...]

18 May - DBD Media DBD Media - Insights

Schedule Pinterest pins with these tools

Many businesses are attracted by the power of Pinterest to drive traffic to their websites and the way in which the site seems to strongly influence purchasing behaviour. However, unlike with, say, Twitter and Facebook, which have a plethora of tools to manage and schedule posts, Pinterest tools are less well known. The perception that [...]

15 May - DBD Media DBD Media - Insights

Facebook search: first step to Google’s demise?

According to TechCrunch, Facebook is piloting a new feature with some users of its iOS app, where links can be searched for from within the app itself. This move removes the need to search for links on Google and copy the results into the Facebook app or share from other apps. This functionality appears alongside [...]

7 May - DBD Media DBD Media - Insights

How content strategies have shaped the election

Whilst this election has been the closest for generations (at the time of writing the Conservatives and Labour were neck and neck), there has been much talk of how voters have been divided by press and the internet. This is the first election where the divide has been so apparent. While the press have been [...]

6 May - Tanya Tanya -

Should you sex up your ad copy?

Is it even possible? Ann Summers has certainly managed to do it! During the heavy snowfall in December 2009, an American digital marketing company bid on snow/weather terms with ‘Brr… cold out there, why not stay in and get steamy with Sex Toys from Ann Summers’ as the adcopy. The same year, they bid on [...]

5 May - DBD Media DBD Media - Insights

Creating a new social media presence: A new business guide

A lot of advice is available online for increasing Facebook reach, boosting Twitter followers, and so on but, for brand new businesses with no social presence whatsoever, it can be difficult to know precisely where to start with social media marketing. Is it too late to make an impact? Is it possible to start from [...]

22 Apr - DBD Media DBD Media - Insights

PPC troubleshooting: 5 ways your account might need changing

Pay-per-click ads are not something to set and forget; once they have been created and published, they need regular checks and updates to ensure they perform effectively. As part of your standard ongoing reviews, there are some account checks that need to be carried out to ensure your ads are performing effectively and that money [...]

15 Apr - DBD Media DBD Media - Insights

Google Anti-Competitive Behaviour Case Expected in EU

The European Commission is due to reveal details of an action it plans to take against Google, following a five-year investigation. Google, which boasts 90% of the European search market, has been accused by Microsoft, TripAdvisor and others of abusing its position to give its own products ‘preferential treatment’. The allegations relate to the apparent [...]

8 Apr - DBD Media DBD Media - Insights

Engagement hacks for ecommerce websites

E-commerce websites work hard to get potential customers to their websites. Through PPC ads, social media, SEO and outreach, they draw in prospects in the hope that they will make a purchase. However, once they are on the website, many prospects bounce back to where they came from or browse a few pages before leaving, [...]