Thursday, April 18, 2024
It has been a roller-coaster few weeks for Zoom, the video conferencing platform. At the end of last year, the company had 10m users, in the post-COVID-19 world, it has racked up 200m daily users. Following its incredible rise, it...
Staff at financial services firm, Standard Chartered have been told to avoid using Zoom and Google Hangouts due to security concerns, according to a report from Reuters. The report claims to have seen an internal memo directing staff to avoid...
Starling and OakNorth banks have been added to the British Business Bank's list of lenders under the CBILS (Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme). Both Starling and OakNorth join more than 45 lenders now approved for the scheme. Their lender status...
In our first analysis of the online visibility race in the wealth & private banking sector, there's one clear winner. Coutts claims first place, delivering online search visibility of 16.2%. Coutts' closest rival is Barclays with 14.2% share of online search. The...
63% of senior marketers surveyed have said that the importance of SEO will grow 'slightly' (34%) or 'steeply' (29%) following the outbreak of Coronavirus. The survey carried out by the platform provider, Conductor spoke to 317 marketers from across a...
New data from a survey of 5,000 business owners on the impact of COVID-19 have found that 1 in 5 would turn to friends and family for cash flow advice. That's ahead of 17% who would speak to their...
SEO software provider, SEOmonitor has launched a tool for tracking changing online search trends in line with COVID-19. The move is an attempt to understand where demand in search is increasing due to the pandemic and where increases are only...
Google has announced that it will shortly be rolling out support for 'special announcement' website markup, enabling organisations to deliver announcements relating to COVID-19. The new type of markup, part of the Schema.org structured markup movement, enables website owners to...
"Unprecedented" is the word of the year so far. Don't believe me? Just take a look at this Google Trends data: trends.embed.renderExploreWidget("TIMESERIES", {"comparisonItem":,"category":0,"property":""}, {"exploreQuery":"date=all&geo=GB&q=unprecedented","guestPath":"https://trends.google.com:443/trends/embed/"}); What that shows us is that searches for the word "unprecedented" are higher than...
The number of searches taking place on desktop devices is increasing as the current pandemic unfolds, says Microsoft Advertising's Corporate Vice President, Rik van der Kooi. Speaking at Microsoft's Elevate online event on Tuesday, van der Kooi said that he's...