Monthly archive for April 2010

HP to buy Palm for $1.2 billion

Friday, 30 April 2010

This is exciting news. HP is becoming a mobile heavyweight by purchasing Palm. Not only do they get some great new products about to launch in the form of the new Plam Pre and Palm Pixie – the big coup is gaining their Web OS platform perfect ofr HP’s tablet! Read more about the purchase [...]

Tug named 31st in top UK search agencies

Friday, 30 April 2010

The New Media Age, 2010 Marketing Services guide lists Tug as 31st amongst the UK’s top search marketing agencies. With not even 4 years under our belt this is a huge coup for us and we are all very happy and motivated to keep moving up the list! It goes to prove that hard work [...]

Android Passes iPhone Web Traffic in US

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

AdMob have released their monthly mobile statistics; TechCrunch have looked into the data and worked out that Android has now passed the iPhone in terms of web traffic. Last month Android accounted for 42% and iPhone 45%, this month Android accounts for 46% and the iPhone 39%. This is expected to grow even further with [...]

Google Navigation now available in the UK

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Earlier Engadget reported that Google Navigation was available in the UK.  We can now confirm that this is indeed true and we have tried it out for ourselves. So far, it has only been confirmed that this works with Android 1.6 devices and above. Google Navigation is the free GPS Navigation app available for Android [...]

Google Places Announced

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Google have announced the release of Google Places (previously Local Business Center) This is a new push from Google into local search and gives advertisers a number of new options including a new dashboard (similar to what you get with Google AdWords.) See below for a quote from the Google Blog and a video: “We [...]

How do I find quality backlinks?

Monday, 19 April 2010

Link generation is the primary method to increase both your search engine positioning and also your traffic. When it comes to the inbound links themselves, they can be in various formats. Ideally, you should be obtaining different types of one-way links to your websites to increase the diversity. The following are a few examples of [...]

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