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Google Core Update June 2019 – What you need to know for SEO

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The Google Core Update June 2019 was announced via the Google SearchLiaison Twitter account on June 2nd and was implemented the following day. A broad core update is made when Google alter their search ranking factors, but not in a specific technical way. That means there is no specific action webmasters should take in order… more »

We’re Celebrating 20 Years of Digital


As a Hale-based digital marketing agency we’ve started our 20th anniversary year in 2018 with four new recruits and two more to come – and a budding romance between the office dogs! Highlights: · 3 new marketing recruits, 1 lead designer and 2 development roles in the pipeline. · 4 major new clients. · 2 very… more »

Instagram launches new in-app shopping feature


What is the new feature? The social giant Instagram has launched a new in-app shopping feature. The feature provides the opportunity for brands to add links to posts navigating back to their e-commerce store. Currently, only 21% of purchases are completed within a day of viewing a post, after learning this, Instagram decided to take… more »

Digital Marketing Trends for 2018


…But first, a big WELCOME to Jamie, the newest member of the First Internet family! Here’s his first (of many) blogs, great to have you on board, take it away… OK, here goes nothing! With the online world forever expanding and new technologies being developed, new trends are being introduced every year, and 2018 will… more »

Your phone is getting locked up at Alica Keys’ Gigs

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Musicians are getting tired of mobile phones zapping the atmosphere of their shows, especially Alica Keys. Yondr thinks they’ve found the solution to ‘free people’ from their mobile phones. The small start-up company from San Francisco have created a lockable case, into which guests are required to place their mobile phones to create phone-free zones…. more »

Shell Shock Bug Alert

You may have heard about the “Shellshock” bug that’s affecting Linux and Mac Systems and if you’re worried about it affecting you then let us put your minds at ease. There’s no getting away from the fact that it was a pretty serious bug that could be leveraged on a large number of servers worldwide… more »

A workplace inspired by Sir Richard Branson, or Kara?


Last week I read a very interesting and thought provoking article about Sir Richard Branson and his staff across the Virgin group of companies. The article was about Sir Richard allowing his staff to pretty much come and go as they please, providing all work, projects, targets and revenues were hit/completed properly. I think the… more »

Big Data, maximise the potential for your business


Online growth and the ability to capture and manipulate data like never before has led us to coin the phrase Big Data. Big Data is the latest buzz word in the internet world and something that already impacts on just about every UK citizen. It is something anyone who uses or trades on the internet… more »

Google’s 15th birthday was last month – First Internet celebrate 15 years on top

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Google’s 15th birthday was last month – First Internet celebrate 15 years on top Last month may have been Google’s 15th birthday, but this month it’s First Internet’s own 15th anniversary, marking a decade and a half at the forefront of the online marketing industry in the north-west. So what has changed in the 15… more »

Speedy(ish) Vector Art

I’ve been wanting to do a screen-cast for sometime now and I’ve finally had the chance. The video shows me using Adobe Illustrator to create some wall art for upstairs in the office. I was limited to 5 minutes recording time which was almost enough! Watch the video and see the finished artwork in situ below.

Hooray for our How-Do nomination

First Internet is extremely pleased to announce that we’ve been nominated for a How Do Award 2012 – best SEO and PPC agency in the region. We have been around since 1998 but this is the first award we’ve gone in for and we’ve been nominated! We’re extremely proud of our SEO and PPC division… more »

A Slice of the Pi

Philip Tomlinson, head of development. As a software developer myself I was intrigued by the news of the recent launch of the Raspberry Pi. The concept of the Pi is to enlighten young people into the world of computer and software architecture whilst innovating good computing power at a physically small level. Amazing stuff considering… more »

Christmas 2011 technical support

Right folks – that’s us finished for 2011! If you have an urgent technical query, please do drop us an email at support@firstinternet.co.uk and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. Merry Christmas and a happy New Year from all at First Internet

We have lift off!

Here’s a quick update on a few of the latest websites we’ve designed, developed and put live… Nailease – the innovative, new beauty company offering ‘instant manicures for girls on the go’ – has launched to a real buzz with the unveiling of ecommerce website www.nailease.co.uk. Nailease has proved to be a favourite of celebrities such… more »

Professional Web Design Services

You want your website to look good and function well. In order to achieve this, you will need a decent web designer to design your website. It is important to not be lured in by a cheap price tag. If a work of a web designer doesn’t cost much, there’s probably a reason. It ain’t… more »

Logged in with Stephen Alexander

If you’d like an insight into the workings of MD Stephen Alexander’s brain take a look at the interview below that appeared recently on the North West Business Desk….. LOGGED In With. . .  Stephen Alexander Organisation: First Internet Employees: 12 Job title: Managing Director Career highlights: Knowing that I started the First Internet business… more »

Edge Signs goes live!

B2B e-commerce site Edge Signs has gone live. Sales through the site have already reached their hundreds after only a few days.

First Internet nails Nailease launch

Nailease – the innovative, new beauty company offering ‘instant manicures for girls on the go’ – has launched to a real buzz with the unveiling of an interactive website www.nailease.co.uk following a strategic pre-publicity teaser campaign. First Internet  handled the design and build of the site and is also tasked with search engine optimisation (SEO),… more »

Exclusive 7 goes live!

Digital frame e-commerce site Exclusive 7 has gone live! First Internet designed and developed the e commerce site and will also continue to design and implement ongoing email marketing campaigns for Exclusive 7. Take a look at www.exclusive7.com

New E-commerce Website for IL2L

As always, First Internet have used their web design expertise to create an e-commerce website that is cutting-edge and fully complements the essence and tone of the client and its products. IL2L have a comprehensive selection of leather jackets and accessories for both men and women. Browse the site with ease and view quality leather… more »