Using data to target micro audiences One of the challenges in any advertising medium is how to target audiences to get the best response. Targeting broadly, like a form of carpet bombing, increases the chances of hitting the right audiences, but also means that you hit even more audiences that just aren’t ever going to […]
The King is Dead Web design as an industry has existed for about twenty years now, and websites have changed dramatically in that time. From simple, single page landing pages with some information marked up with HTML, tables and inline styles, to huge web based applications serving terabytes of information to millions of people worldwide […]
The Challenge anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky were planning to launch a new Peaty collection that would sit alongside the existing core range. Storm ID were appointed to redesign and build the anCnoc website, whilst at the same time develop a digital presence for the new Peaty collection. This included designing and building new […]
Could Facebook be Positioning Itself to Take on YouTube as a Video Sharing Hub? Facebook is getting ever closer to offering brands the opportunity to deliver video ads to its huge 1 billion plus user base, but progress has been slow and the move may be accompanied by a wider change in strategy for video […]
Oh great, another article about tracking and cookies. Well, yes, and I have frankly heard the arguments enough over the last few months, too. But why would anyone want to implement a law against cookies, and why might it be a good thing? Is it really all about behavioural advertising?
Last year, Storm ID helped The Scottish Government realise their ambitions to make the complete works of Robert Burns available, free of charge, on the iPhone for the very first time. This year we went a couple of steps further in the run up to Burn’s night and brought the works of Scotland’s National Bard […]
Here are two important facts about QR codes. QR codes are an awesome mobile marketing opportunity. The way some businesses use QR codes is pretty far from awesome. Click to read how to use QR codes appropriately, and how to avoid some common mistakes.
Google has begun to extend its SSL-encrypted search for logged-in users into many territories outside of the United States, including the United Kingdom. Read how this affects search strategy, and why you should consider using paid search as a sandbox for organic.
Hot off the press – Facebook have launched Interest Lists,which allows users to organise and tailor their news feed to display the things that they’re interested in.
Since robots exclusion was first considered (in 1994!) there have been several valid reasons for wanting to exclude robots from indexing some or all of your website content. Discover how to create correct robots.txt files and learn to avoid the common pitfalls. Avoid costly indexing mistakes with our handy guide.