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GDPR And Outreach: Why It’s Not All Doom And Gloom

For the majority of us SEOs, links are a very important part of our job. Of course, link-building itself comes in many different forms. For some, link-building comes via PR campaigns, for others links are part of a blogger outreach campaign (we do both here at MS).… Read the rest

Get in shape for GDPR – 2 months to go!

At the end of 2017  we gave an introduction into what the new GDPR was and how it might affect us as digital marketers. Now, with just 2 months to go until it is fully enforceable we delve a little deeper into exactly what you can do to make sure that you’re GDPR compliant and ready for the change!Read the rest

Instagram Stories

Is Your Business Taking Advantage of Instagram Stories?

With over 800 million monthly active users, Instagram is a social platform to be reckoned with. In the past year, Instagram has launched some pretty cool features for business accounts including access to user analytics, paid partnership tools and additional features on Instagram stories – such as the swipe up function – that personal accounts cannot currently access.Read the rest

Freddie Starr Ate My Content Marketing Idea: What Makes Your Story Newsworthy?

We love a good headline here at Marketing Signals. There have been some real crackers of the years, but it can’t be denied they’re hard to come by.

Unfortunately our clients are without anecdotes about ham(ster) sandwiches and 1980s comics. Nor are there any kiss and tell stories with cast members of TOWIE.Read the rest

Renew, Reuse & Recycle – How to Give Your Content a Spring Clean

Creating high quality and engaging content is one of the most effective ways to promote your business on the internet. The benefits are threefold. Firstly, it will put your message across to existing and prospective customers who are browsing your site.… Read the rest

Let’s Encrypt SSL – Secure Your WordPress Website The Easy Way

What is SSL and why is it important?

SSL (Secure Socket Layers) is a web security standard which establishes a secure link via HTTPS between a users browser and the web server. HTTPS is an protocol method that encrypts the data sent and received over the internet.… Read the rest

GDPR 2018: Are You Prepared?

The GDPR implementation deadline is approaching in a matter of a few months, but are you and your business prepared?

What is the GDPR?

In a nutshell, it is the result of nearly four years of discussion, and work, to help the EU bring data protection into line with modern technology and business workings.… Read the rest

how to work with micro influencers

Why You Should Include Micro Influencers In Your Outreach Strategy

Micro Influencer is a millennial term, but what does it actually mean?

Unlike celebrities (who have millions of followers across their social channels) a micro influencer has fewer followers who are more engaged with their content. Think of them as your average Joe who has built up a dedicated following from zero.Read the rest

The Do’s and Don’ts of Content Marketing According to a Content Marketer

I’m sure you’ve all heard the phrase ‘content is king’ before. You’re probably bored to tears of hearing it. But it is true and when it comes to digital marketing, producing informative, entertaining and original content, will help put you ahead of your competitors.Read the rest

How to find free stock images online for your website or blog

“A picture is worth a thousand words….”

If you run a website or blog, it’s really important you use original and high-resolution images. Using high-quality imagery will help to give your site trust and credibility from those who visit it. However images are not only important for your website, they are also important for using on social media.Read the rest