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4 great plugins to help fix your WordPress website quickly and easily

Is your WordPress website broken? Are you having trouble removing a plugin? Perhaps your site relies on a certain problem plugin and you are reluctant to remove it altogether? Have you googled around and the list of possible problems are endless and some solutions are a bit outside your technical comfort zone.… Read the rest

New AdWords Dashboard – Better or Worse?

 

The New AdWords Dashboard

More and more accounts have now been granted beta access to the new dashboard. If you decide to try out the beta version you are able to switch back to the old version if required.

When going into the new dashboard, I was a little taken aback and unsure where to start!… Read the rest

WordPress Website Update Issues

Having Issues with Updating WordPress Plugins?

If you’ve been running a website on WordPress for long enough, you’re bound to have come across this issue sooner or later… You know the one;

“The update cannot be installed because we will be unable to copy some files. This is usually due to inconsistent file permissions.… Read the rest

Mobile First Indexing

Mobile First Index – What you need to know

Before going head long into this, I thought we’d take a little walk down memory lane, a time before website owners and possibly even Google gave much thought to ‘Mobile First Index’ and the impact it would have.

Do you remember a time when things were much simpler, when using the Internet meant simply meant getting access to the phone line for a few hours so you could do your homework, stopping your Aunty Maureen from calling your mum as the line was engaged.… Read the rest

Do shares on social media improve your SEO?

Link building is imperative to increasing your domain authority and page rank, but not any type of link is valid. You need to create interesting and high-quality links for your target audience. For this purpose, you need to bear in mind the following factors:

  • Topic-related links: The links must be related to the topic of your article and must match the theme and keywords used across it.
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Automatically pull your ranking data from SEMRUSH to Google Data Studio

Spending less time on reporting so we can spend more time on doing valuable work for our clients is a mantra we’ve always had here at Marketing Signals.

Recently we’ve taken the step of moving all our clients onto Google Data Studio.… Read the rest

Prolific North Awards 2017 Success!

We are tremendously proud to have received Prolific North’s Small Digital Agency of the Year award.

Over the last 12 months at Marketing Signals, we have evolved as an agency; we have introduced new members to our team and significantly grown departments.Read the rest

How to write a killer outreach subject line

Running an effective outreach campaign is one of the cornerstones of any successful SEO campaign. Whether you are outreaching to promote new content, undertake some gifting or are just asking for links, email is usually the most efficient and scalable means of communicating with site owners.… Read the rest

How To Perform Your Weekly PPC Tune Up!

Okay so be honest you’ve not got round to optimising all of your clients Adwords accounts this week due to the bank holiday and short working week. Here’s some points you may want to work through on a weekly basis. You can go as granular as you want with this one but these are great points to use as a basis.… Read the rest

optimising PPC for conversion

PPC Conversion Rate and Optimisation

When you advertise online, whether on Google Adwords, Bing, Facebook Twitter, LinkedIn or on other advertising platforms, one of your main goals is to get your prospective users perform a desired action. Normally a response to your call-to-action, CTA, which may involve, filling out a form on your site, buying a product, calling your business etc.… Read the rest