Mar142016

Google Search Console – the free data source

Google Search Console, previously known as Google Webmaster Tools, is a free service offered by Google to help site owners monitor, maintain their site’s performance and visibility in Google’s search index. There are many benefits of using the Search Console including: 1. It is free; providers usually charge for such in depth data 2. You… Read more »

Feb292016

teclan Web Design Wins Again!

Harts of Stur, one of the UK’s largest in-store and online retailers of cookware, kitchenware and kitchen electrics, have won the “Britain’s Best Housewares Retail Website Award 2016″ for the second year running, beating fellow finalists including ecommerce giants such as Lakeland. Their award winning website (www.hartsofstur.com) was designed and built by the teclan team… Read more »

Feb242016

Right Hand Google Ads No More

As of Friday 19th February, Google no longer show AdWords Ads on the right hand side of their search results. As you can imagine this is a big change as to how Ads are served over Google and may affect your current AdWords campaigns, as well as your organic performance. What we know so far… Read more »

Feb172016

Google Shopping Promotions now on Mobile

Google have now introduced Merchant Promotions to appear in mobile devices. The Merchant Promotions links will appear under the shopping Ad much like the desktop versions. When you click on the promotion a window will appear as below with full details of the offer. Don’t know what Merchant Promotions are? Merchant Promotions are an excellent… Read more »

Feb162016

Google Shopping Updating GTIN Requirements

Last year Google rolled out an update to Google Shopping, whereby products from an initial list of 50 designated major brands including Apple, Samsung and Nike must include a GTIN (Global Trade Identification Number) as assigned by the manufacturer. From 16th May 2016, this will be rolled out to include all applicable products on Google Shopping.… Read more »