Archives for August 2015

Building a Website in China

Sharpmonkeys have been working away – after some organisation, a bit of research and getting in touch with the right people we are delighted to announce we can now offer you a website in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and/or Japan. We have a range of service available for buying domain names, hosting services, website and […]

Who is using Facebook?

It’s 2015, and Social Media is now a primary form of communicating with your audience. Communicating on Social Media is time intensive, so it’s best to focus your efforts with the platform that reaches your audience most. Facebook is the most famous brand of social networking in the world. It seems that every internet user […]

Providing good customer service on Social Media

A quick 5 step guide on handling complaints, enquiries and feedback on social media. I’m sure we can all recall an example of sub standard customer service; whether it was the lady at McDonalds that forgot your Ketchup or the barmaid at a dodgy club who has “downright atrocious manners”.  However, can you genuinely remember a […]

What you need to know about ‘Periscope’

It’s possible that over the past few months you may have heard of an app called Meerkat. It’s a free, video live-streaming service – users can stream whatever is going on in front of them, whether it be them making toast or doing a bungee jump. Seemingly, Periscope is the exact same thing. Meerkat was launched […]

Google announce new company ‘Alphabet’

August 10th – Google announce a complete restructure and are to become a subsidiary of ‘Alphabet’, their new parent company. This applies to a majority of the businesses owned and run by Google. This came in tangent with Sundar Pichai being named their new CEO; Larry Page will now serve as the CEO of Alphabet, with […]

Google+ is changing

At the end of last month, Google revealed some changed to Google+, it’s social networking platform. Since it’s launch in 2011, Google+ has been a mainstay in the Google experience, whether we’ve liked it or not. Whether it be through Youtube, Gmail, Google Drive; you probably have a Google+ account. Seemingly, Google needed something to […]

How does google define ‘quality content’?

From an SEO point of view, it’s very important that your site is full of “Quality Content”. It makes sense, doesn’t it? Google wants people to see the sites that have good quality, relevant content before the sites that don’t. This isn’t breaking news to most of us, but the way that Google determines quality […]

Social Media in China

It’s become increasingly apparent that marketers across Europe, North America and Australia see China as the next great marketing conquest. China has a population of 1.35 billion. 635 millions of these are internet users; this is a number that is constantly growing. Is there any end to the marketing possibilities in China? It is, of […]