The industry's top wizards, doctors, and other experts offer their best advice, research, how-tos, and insights—all in the name of helping you level-up your SEO and online marketing skills.

Five Ways to Tell if Your Agency is Using Black Hat SEO

With Google’s Panda and Penguin algorithms affecting around 15% of all searches, it’s more important than ever to ensure you’re doing things the right way when it comes to online marketing. So-called ‘black hat’ techniques like cloaking, building spammy links and keyword stuffing pages may have worked in the past, but nowadays they’re a quick-fix … Continued

Meet The Team: Stephanie Lamerton

It’s that time of the week again; it’s time to introduce another team member. Please welcome Stephanie Lamerton. Slamerton is a Junior SEO copywriter at Liberty Marketing who came to us over the summer on a Go Wales work placement. After graduating from Cardiff University, and successfully completing her work placement, she stayed at the … Continued

5 Reasons why you should never buy Facebook likes

As tempting as it may be, buying fake followers on Facebook or Twitter will not be beneficial to you at all. There is the argument that you want to look like an established company and so less than 50 likes will look unprofessional. This isn’t true at all. Do NOT buy likes! Here’s why:

Meet the Team: Ben Magee

It’s time to introduce the third member of our growing team: it’s Ben Magee! Ben has been here just over a year now as one of our trusted SEO Account Coordinators. He studied History and Sociology at Warwick University and after he graduated in 2010 he decided he needed to live a little. Ben went … Continued

Meet the Team: Lianne Jones

Meet the team week two is here and give a warm welcome to Lianne Jones (and her bunny!) Hi Jones! Lianne is an SEO Team Leader at Liberty Marketing and keeps the team in line. She joined the company in October 2012 after previously working as an eCommerce Manager for hair and beauty websites and … Continued

Social media is changing the English language

Social media has not only changed the way we interact with friends, colleagues and brands, but it has also changed the way we speak with words like ‘selfie’, ‘tweet’ and ‘unfriend’ now being part of our everyday language.

A Guide to Twitter for Business

Twitter is a valuable tool for businesses from industries across the board; allowing them to connect and reach out to customers in real time.  Despite Twitter being one of the most popular social media platforms around, with roughly 218m active monthly users, many people still don’t understand how it works or how it can be … Continued

Keeping up with online trends – why you need to and how you do it

In the world of business, there’s no such thing as standing still – you’re either looking forward or going backwards. And in the world of online marketing, where seismic shifts can occur in the industry over just a matter of months, the old adage rings very true.

What’s the best time to post on Facebook?

Ah, this old chestnut! People are always asking this, looking for a definitive answer like 8.42pm on a Tuesday. But it just is not that simple. In fact we can’t stress how difficult it is to anticipate when you will have the biggest impact as there are many factors that affect it. This doesn’t mean … Continued

Promoting your Google Places listing

So, you’ve got a Google Places listing set up and running at last – congratulations! You’d be forgiven for thinking that your work is done, but In fact nothing could be further from the truth. Whilst owning a page on Google is in itself a powerful tool in promoting your business, there is so much … Continued