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Speed up your website front end

Posted by Karl Tynan

We are constantly on the move. That means we want our websites to be responsive and available wherever we are. But we also want fast websites that don't use all our mobile data allowance at the same time...

Here are some top tips for front end developers who want to speed up their websites.

Fast, speed website tips

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Is your website mobile-friendly?

Posted by John Williams

Starting from yesterday, April 21st 2015, Google will be using mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide, with significant impact on search results. It is therefore time - if you haven’t started already - to make your website mobile-friendly.

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BBC iPlayer going responsive..

Posted by Olivia

Today on the 11th of March, the BBC have announced a brand spanking new responsive site for the 7 year old iPlayer. (7 years old - can you believe it's been that long?!)...

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Is Shazam the new QR code?

Posted by Karl Tynan

The QR code hasn't really taken off in the mainstream, even though companies are still trying to push them. But has Shazam taken over as the new QR code?

Shazam logo

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Device screen sizes

Posted by Karl Tynan

There are so many different screen sizes for mobiles, tablets, laptops and desktops that it can difficult to keep track and really deliver a tailored experience to as many devices as possible.

There is a simple website that tells you everything you need to know... and more!

Screen sizes preview

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The Gromit Unleashed Run!

Posted by Olivia

For those of you daring souls who have entered in for the Bristol Half you will know it's less than 8 weeks to go until the big day. As a keen runner myself aswell as a Bristol Half entrant this year, I've been spotting a few little creatures during my training recently. To celebrate Gromit Unleashed coming to Bristol, courtesy of Aardman Animation, I thought it would only be right that using the combined strength of MapMyRun and PinDrop I would map out some easy to difficult runs for you all.

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How to adapt to "enhanced" Adwords mobile targeting

Posted by Guest Author

At the start of this year, Google announced the biggest update to AdWords since its creation.  The introduction of “Enhanced” campaigns has split the industry into sceptics and strong enthusiasts.  But what exactly has changed? And how beneficial is it for AdWords professionals actually…?

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How to save a life... there's an app for that

Posted by Olivia

In April, Karl and I took a day out for a First Aid training course; a qualified St John Ambulance representative came down to teach us how best to respond to someone who's in need of medical help.

As a result of this it seemed topical to cover the new app designed to educate users by simulating a real crisis event.

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Fast food commerce

Posted by Karl Tynan

With the rise of fast food and takeaway services becoming available through online and mobile applications, what is it that really tastes so good to have so many competing services out there?

Fast food commerce

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