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Google Algorithm Latest News: Link Spam Update

26-Aug-2021 10:55:33 | 2 Minute Read

Google continually updates its algorithms, with core algorithm and general updates happening throughout the year. The latest of Google’s general updates was the spam update, which rolled out on 26th July 2021 and took two weeks to roll out. The update concentrates on backlinks to websites and whether they are spammy or quality links. This article discusses the link spam update, what effect the update could potentially have on your website and how it will impact SEO, how Google may penalise links going forward, why links are so important for SEO, and an action plan to optimise towards the link spam update.

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Topics: SEO, Technology, News, Digital Marketing, Effective Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Google's July 2021 Core Update

01-Jul-2021 14:36:00 | 4 Minute Read

It's been a busy time for Google in the last couple of months. In June they rolled out the Core Web Vitals algorithm update and, as of 1 July, they will be rolling out the second part of that update. It is anticipated that it will take up to 2 weeks for the update to roll out completely. While all that is going on they have also been rolling out their Page Experience Update which will continue rolling out up until the end of August.

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Topics: SEO, News, Digital Marketing

IV are European Search Awards 2021 Winners!

23-Jun-2021 15:42:52 | 3 Minute Read

We’ve done it again…! Innovation Visual has won the European Search Award’s ‘Best Use of Search – Not for Profit’ category and we couldn’t be happier!

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Topics: SEO, Website, Our Team, Work, Events, News, Charity, Digital Marketing

Google MUM and What it Means for You

23-Jun-2021 15:02:25 | 4 Minute Read

MUM stands for Multitask Unified Model and is a new Google language model which helps users by being better equipped to answer complex search queries.

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Topics: SEO, Website, Technology, Content, Strategy

The Demise of The Third-Party Cookie & What It Means For Marketers

27-May-2021 09:09:34 | 6 Minute Read


Google Chrome has announced that it plans to end the use of third-party cookies by 2022. While this change appears to be quite a big deal, digital marketers have seen it coming for some time, largely as a result of changes in privacy regulations (GDPR, CCPA & ePR) and the increasingly invasive nature of the technology being used that now actively intrudes on user privacy. It’s worth noting that the planned changes will only affect third-party cookies and first-party cookies will remain unaffected at this stage.

The plan is to replace third party cookies with FLoC (Federation Learning of Cohorts) but what is FLoC, how will it impact paid advertising and user tracking and how can advertisers mitigate the impact of this change on their campaigns?

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Topics: SEO, News, Digital Marketing

Serene Homes Partner with Innovation Visual

20-May-2021 15:56:50 | 2 Minute Read

We are delighted to share that we have recently started working with property management company, Serene Homes. Whilst we are always delighted to welcome new clients onboard, we are particularly excited to be working with Serene Homes becuase we are office neighbours! We have been working with James and his team for short amount of time so far but have already delivered some very encouraging results. 

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Topics: SEO, PPC, Work