New Miro Site is Live! (if you hadn’t already noticed)

Ian Hancock Stuff

The new Miromedia site is live! Its similar to the old site but “fresher, cleaner, brighter” as described by our head programmer. The new site also boasts improved usability and navigation, making it easier to find the pages that are most relevant to you. We would love to hear what …

Where the Internet Lives

Ian Hancock General, Industry News

Google has recently launched a new section on its site entitle ‘Where the Internet Lives’. Its a fair description, although Bing, Yahoo and a few other might have something to say about it. Data centres, network rooms and cooling facilities are all available to see for the first time. They …

Link Trading Game – the Next Monopoly?

Ian Hancock General, Industry News, Link Building

If you are after the ultimate geek/SEO pass time then your prayers have been answered. A Majestic SEO powered trading game, linkDAQ, has recently launched that works in a similar way to any stocks & shares investment game. The difference is that the stocks aren’t valued on orders, profits or confidence. They are valued on the …

5 Exclusive Facebook Marketing Resources

Ian Hancock Social Media

According to the State of Inbound Report “42% of marketers say Facebook is critical or important to their business”. This has seen a 75% increase since a few years ago. However for those companies who are still left in the dark with social media, Facebook has some hidden resources to …

Winning an Election One FB Like at a Time

Ian Hancock Industry News, Social Media

Barack Obama has taken to Facebook in an effort to step up his campaign for re-election. His team obviously decided that the social networking site is a good place to recruit followers and ultimately win votes. They aren’t wrong. Through the paid ‘sponsored stories’ feature he was able to gain over one million likes …

Facebook Gets A Thumbs Down For “Like Fraud”

Ian Hancock Social Media

Facebook Likes have previously been presented as valuable currency to advertisers within online marketing. Historically a “like” was seen as an indication of someone’s engagement with a brand or company. Advertisers had been led to believe that when running sponsored ads, these would increase their popularity as users share pages. …