The upcoming Public Sector Show in Manchester showcases the latest government key policy updates from industry leaders. 1,300 public sector businesses will be attending to learn from best practice case studies and to satisfy their procurement needs to deliver smarter and more efficient public services. As providers for London.gov, we’re attending to share our latest insights and catch up with existing partners.
The evolution of Black Friday
At Ecom Expo London 2017 Raja Ray, Director of products and solutions at Verifone, recalled that 5 years ago Black Friday was unknown in England. The first few years retailers were battered by unprecedented demand, leading to crashed websites and detrimental logistic failures.
The eCommerce Show North is the largest ever gathering of eCommerce companies outside of the capital, with over 2,400 visitors, vendors, and suppliers. We were one of 106 businesses proud to be exhibiting at the event that we think will become the ultimate eCommerce show in the North for years to come.
eCommerce Expo London is an exciting event showcasing the best of "the now, the new and the not yet of eCommerce technology". This year the expo was boasting new theatres including the Conversion Optimisation Theatre, Payment & Fulfilment Theatre, Customer Insights Theatre, and The Lab so we decided to travel down and join the eCommerce conversation in London.
Today, Google announced that they are now rolling out their long anticipated penguin update which will now monitor links and various other spam signals in real time, meaning algorithmic penalties will be flying fast and hard.
Sun, sea, sand and search can only mean one thing, it’s time for BrightonSEO! Although we didn’t see much of the sun, didn’t go in the sea and briefly glanced at the sand, what we’re really here for is to enhance our SEO knowledge. For those that don’t know, starting out as a chat in a pub, BrightonSEO is now one of, if not the largest SEO conference in the UK. Here are my top three talks from the day:
Coming from the land of Lenny Henry, Denise Lewis and Robert Plant (aka the West Midlands), I often get asked how I ended up working in Manchester. Well, that story is far too boring for a blog post so, instead, let’s imagine that I knew then what I know now. Why is being in Manchester a good idea if you have any interest in digital?