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21 Jun, 2013, 08:35 ET Facebook's New Hashtag Feature Allows Brands to Better Monitor and Engage with Real-Time Conversations, says Punch Communications

 Facebook's recently released hashtag feature, which began rolling out globally last week, provides brands with more opportunities to monitor...


31 May, 2013, 08:35 ET Brands Should Manually Audit Their Backlink Profiles to Eliminate Web Spam, Says Punch Communications

The recent Penguin 2.0 update has once again highlighted the importance for brands to have a full understanding of their backlink profiles and a...


11 Apr, 2013, 08:30 ET Dealing with Google Algorithmic Updates Retroactively Results in Significant Periods of Poor Visibility, Says Punch Communications

 Integrated social media, PR and SEO agency Punch Communications is advising search teams and webmasters to adopt a more forward-thinking...


08 Mar, 2013, 14:33 ET Brand Pages Need To Combine Words and Pictures in Facebook News Feed, Says Punch Communications

The announcement that Facebook is to carry out a major redesign to its News Feed, including the increased value of images, will present greater...


08 Feb, 2013, 08:30 ET Businesses Should Integrate SEO and Social Media Efforts to Improve Visibility in Facebook Graph Search, Recommends Punch Communications

 Due to the strengthening relationship between Bing and Facebook, businesses should consider combining SEO and social media strategies to help...


27 Dec, 2012, 08:30 ET Analytics Are Key to Long-term Brand Activity on Google+ says Punch Communications

 The introduction of analytics to Google+ pages and communities will be key in ensuring that brands continue to invest time and resource into...


09 Nov, 2012, 08:35 ET Brands Should Carefully Adhere to Terms & Conditions When Running Social Competitions and Incentives This Christmas, Warns Punch

 Brands should carefully adhere to social networks' specific terms and conditions when running competitions and incentives pre-Christmas,...


28 Sep, 2012, 08:35 ET Businesses Need to Get Wise to Local and Mobile SEO Opportunities, Says Punch Communications

With continued growth in UK smartphone and tablet ownership, mobile search is becoming a hot topic for brand marketers, meaning businesses must...


20 Sep, 2012, 08:40 ET Whilst Google Update Brings Diverse Domain Results, Businesses Still Have the Opportunity to Dominate First Page, Says Punch Communications

 The most recent update to Google.com's algorithm, which reduces the instances of single domains dominating organic results, offers better...


27 Aug, 2012, 12:05 ET Punch Communications Advises Brands to Capitalise on Google+ Vanity URLs as Soon as They Are Available

With the news that vanity URLs for Google+ accounts will be available imminently, integrated PR, search and social media agency Punch...


06 Jul, 2012, 04:00 ET Punch Communications Appoints Tyler Sox in Its Continued Integrated SEO Service Expansion

Integrated social media, PR and SEO agency Punch Communications has announced the appointment of account manager Tyler Sox. Bringing almost four...


27 Jun, 2012, 12:00 ET Punch Communications Announces Winner of Unconventional 'No CV' Recruitment Campaign

Integrated PR, search and social media agency  Punch Communications, has today announced the outcome of 'No CV' - a highly unconventional...