Branded3’s Director of Search Patrick Altoft and Head of Search Tim Grice led the first of our monthly Google+ Hangouts on Friday, in which SEO enthusiasts took advantage of the hour to ask the expert pair anything they liked.
The Hangout was the first in our monthly Brunch with Branded3 sessions, and having been such a great success, we can’t wait for the next one!
Questions for the Hangout were either submitted beforehand to firstname.lastname@example.org, or were tweeted to us or left on our Google+ page during the session, and luckily Tim and Patrick managed to get through nearly all of them.
The Hangout featured a lot of questions surrounding reconsideration requests and the Disavow Tool, and is well worth watching if you’re also facing challenges around these topics.
You can check out the Hangout video below, or on our YouTube channel, and if you have a question for Patrick or Tim but didn’t get chance to ask it last Friday, feel free to post it in the comments section below or email email@example.com.
Plus, don’t forget to join us for our next Brunch with Branded3 Hangout on Thursday 24th January; keep an eye out on our blogs for details of which of our experts will be leading the Hangout, or if there’s a particular SEO, Digital or Social Media topic you’d really like to see discussed, feel free to email it over and we’ll see what we can do.
Thanks to all those who got involved on Friday, we hope you found it informative and will join us again!
SEO experts Patrick Altoft and Tim Grice are leading the first of our Brunch with Branded3 session’s tomorrow morning, with an hour’s long Google+ Hangout in which search enthusiasts can ask the pair anything.
Up to nine Google+ users can participate in the session and join Patrick and Tim in an SEO discussion, and we’ll also be taking questions live from anyone watching.
If you’ve got an SEO dilemma and you want some advice from Tim and Patrick, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org and you could be in with a chance of joining the discussion.
If you miss out on getting involved, don’t fret, because you can watch the Hangout live as it happens on our Google+ page, and you can still be in with a chance of getting your question answered by commenting there on our G+ page, or by tweeting us, commenting on our Facebook wall, or by emailing us.
So if you fancy joining Tim and Patrick tomorrow to get some invaluable SEO advice, email email@example.com and we’ll see you at 11:30am!
We’re all set here at Branded3 HQ for our SEO, Social Media & CRO Seminar tomorrow, and with the tickets all sold out, and five talented digital experts prepared with their insightful presentations; we can’t wait for it to begin!
The event is the second instalment of our quarterly calendar of one-day Seminars, and we’ve been working hard to make sure this one is even better than the last.
The talks cover topics such as how to future-proof your SEO strategies, how to convert your traffic into customers, and how to achieve social media success.
Due to the overwhelming requests for the presentation slides following our last Seminar in September, we’ll be uploading the slides to our website after the event, so keep an eye out on our Blogs and our social media accounts for details of when these are available.
And of course, make sure you don’t miss out on a ticket for our next Seminar on Wednesday 6th March by following our Blogs and our social media accounts for the announcement of the ticket launch.
We’re really excited and pleased to be able to announce that Virgin Holidays has chosen Branded3 as their new SEO partner.
The move by Virgin Holidays marks the end of their search for new digital agencies to partner with. Our SEO team will begin work immediately on the account, working alongside their newly-appointed lead creative agency, M&C Saatchi.
The Marketing Director for Virgin Holidays, Andrew Shelton, had this to say about the new appointment:
“We believe Branded3 is part of an incredibly strong roster of digital agencies that we work with that reflects our ambitions in this channel. It was important for us to be able to pull on the skills of experts in their field and we’re now looking forward to capitalising on their enthusiasm, experience and market-leading abilities. Branded3 is well respected within their individual digital stream and has a USP that fits our objectives in this space.”
Our very own Director of Search, Patrick Altoft, commented on the team’s excitement at the win:
“We’re really excited about working with Virgin Holidays and are looking forward to helping them achieve their full potential in SEO. Branded3 has a huge amount of experience in the travel sector and our online PR focused link strategy is a perfect fit for a well-known brand like Virgin Holidays.”
We’re confident that the work we’ll produce for Virgin Holidays will live up to our usual award-winning standards, and we can’t wait to see what results the partnership brings!
Preparation is well under way here at B3 towers for the second in our quarterly calendar of expert seminars, with the next taking place on Wednesday 28th November, and it’s already looking set to be a great day.
Our Director of Search Patrick Altoft, and Head of Search Tim Grice are getting ready to talk about the very latest SEO techniques and future-proofing search strategies, whilst our social media experts Laura Crimmons and Fiona Dunphy are going to reveal all on engaging with your audience once you’ve found them.
Not forgetting of course, our talented Head of Design Andrew Machin who’s going to shed some light on how to boost conversion.
This month’s theme is the financial sector, so delegates will learn how to find, engage with, and retain this industry’s often tricky-to-reach audience, but the advice can be suitably adapted for almost any sector.
Due to popular demand, we’ve included two Q&A sessions for this seminar, and an hour’s in-depth review of one delegate’s site.
And if that’s not enough, our experts will also be holding one-to-one clinic sessions throughout the day in which delegates can book a 10-minute slot to receive bespoke online advice.
Tickets are selling fast so be sure to head on over to our seminars page and book your tickets now if you and your team fancy a day of invaluable insights and advice for your campaigns and strategies.
It’s a day not to be missed!
Friday 30th November
We’re giving the chance for up to nine Google+ users to take part in the Hangout and get their SEO questions answered by Patrick and Tim, and we’ll also be taking questions live from those watching.
Our first Brunch with Branded3 session is at 11:30am on Friday 30th November, and all you need to do to be involved is send over your burning SEO question to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
If you’re not participating in the Hangout however, don’t forget you can watch the session live as it happens on our Google+ page, and you can still be in with a chance of getting your question answered by commenting right there on our G+ page, by tweeting us, by emailing us, or by commenting on our Facebook wall.
So, if you can’t wait to get involved on Friday 30th November and you have an SEO question, send it on over to email@example.com, and we’ll see you for a spot of brunch at the end of the month!
Fake blood and white face paint aplenty, the Branded3 team have truly embraced Halloween and come to work today in all their gory glory!
Yep, the sight of a giant pumpkin in a wig sat typing and a zombie receptionist making tea is definitely one for the Branded3 memory bank, but just so you can all see our spooky efforts (and so we can forever be reminded of this surreal day) here’s a few snaps of our scary costumes:
Scepticism has been coursing through the veins of SEOs everywhere since the inception of Google’s spam-beating disavow tool.
There was, needless to say, controversy aplenty upon its launch, with the most prominent question unsurprisingly being: does it actually work?
In our experience, we’d insist that ‘yes’ is the answer. The disavow tool is a great way to aid recovery from a penalty. It is not, of course, the only road to recovery but, as long as it is used wisely along with a few other simple procedures, a penalty-ridden website will be back on the straight and narrow in no time. If you want to know how to use the tool read Patrick’s post here.
Following on from the huge success of our first seminar in September, we’re pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for our second seminar - ‘Money Talks’ – on Wednesday 28th November, and we’re hoping for the same great turn-out next month.
With an itinerary boasting presentations from some of the digital industry’s most respected experts, this seminar is a must-attend for online and digital marketers working within the financial industry, and guarantees to help delegates stay ahead of the game.
Branded3 has a wealth of experience within the financial sector, and we’ve delivered unparalleled search results for brands such as MoneySupermarket.com, and we’re currently delivering enterprise solutions for Payplan and International Personal Finance.
Priced at only £95+VAT per person, this is a fantastic investment for in-house online marketers and is well worth the small sum.
Plus, for just £50+VAT per person, we’re offering the chance for attendees to receive bespoke advice in a 10-minute one-to-one session in our Digital Clinic, SEO Clinic, or Social Media Clinic during the breaks.
Adding that extra element of interactivity and giving delegates their money’s worth, all of our speakers will come together to conduct a review the site of one of the chosen attendees, plus we’ve added in an extra Q&A session this time round due to popular demand!
Digital marketers across the world will be treated to a host of performance marketing insights and discussions at the 2012 A4U Expo in London this week.
Our Director of Search, Patrick Altoft, will be speaking at the event on Wednesday and will be joined by more than 1,000 marketing delegates from across the world to discuss all things performance marketing at the Hilton London Metropole.
As the UK’s largest conference of its kind, A4U Expo promises to provide a plethora of useful industry information. More than 40 sessions and panel debates are pencilled in to discuss the nature of the performance marketing industry and how it has evolved since the exhibition was last in London in 2011.
Agencies, publishers and advertisers alike are preparing for a day of education and networking in one of the largest events on the digital calendar, covering everything from search to social, mobile to video, e-commerce to e-mail.
Patrick’s session will start at 11am in Sandringham and is aptly named Turbo-Charging your SEO & Link Building Strategy. It will address SEO in a post-Panda world by taking attendees through a full site link audit of an affiliate site to show you first-hand exactly how we carry out such a process.
If you haven’t got a ticket yet and would like to go, they can be purchased here or on the day at the venue itself.
If you’re attending the event, feel free to get in touch to arrange a meeting on the day. We hope to see you there!
The rise of Leeds as a hotbed of digital talent will be celebrated on Friday with a day of insight, conversation and workshops at the Leeds Digital Conference.
Our Director of Search, Patrick Altoft will be joining a panel of SEO experts to discuss the effects of Google’s Penguin algorithm update at around 11.15am, and the schedule for the day also includes exciting talks on design, data, content and digital strategy.
Gathering great speakers and thought leaders together for events like this always makes for interesting, fruitful discussions, but the fact that this event is focussed on Leeds-based digital companies makes it all the more special for Branded3.
Our agency has been based in Leeds for the last five years and we have benefited hugely from being part of such a thriving city of digital media. There is a healthy culture of competition and knowledge-sharing between agencies in the city, and being no more than a couple of hours away from so many of the UK’s major cities is an advantageous position.
The Leeds Digital Conference promises to celebrate “innovation, creativity and online talent”. We are lucky to be in a city that boasts such an abundance of these qualities across various disciplines.
Tickets are just £30 and details of how to book are available here. Hope to see you there on Friday!
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