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Drawing Back the (App Development) Curtain

“Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain” For many brands and companies looking to take their first steps into the mobile space, the process of developing a mobile app is one which is mysterious and shady, much like the fictional Wizard of Oz. It’s easy to see why… read more

14th May 2015

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Mobilegeddon: Google to Penalise Sites That Aren’t Mobile-Friendly

Google have recently announced that they will be stepping up their bid to make their search results extremely mobile-friendly, revealing that they are set to start penalising websites that are not optimised to display well on mobile devices. This significant algorithm change has been given the (slightly scary) name “Mobilegeddon”… read more

17th April 2015


Is 2015 a Make or Break Year for BlackBerry?

BlackBerry has recently announced a touch-screen phone that (surprisingly) comes without physical keys at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, with the upcoming device going by the name BlackBerry Leap. This follows the recent new handsets from the company (‘BlackBerry Passport’ and the ‘BlackBerry Classic’) in yet another… read more

19th March 2015

Move to Rhubarb Studios

We’ve Moved! One Result are now in Rhubarb Studios

One Result are now well and truly settled into our new office, having relocated to new shiny premises at the Rhubarb Studios, where we have now been based since the 2nd February 2015. We had been searching Birmingham tirelessly over the past few months in our quest to find the… read more

20th February 2015

Valentine's Day apps

One Result’s Ultimate Apps for the Perfect Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be a stressful experience for romantics looking to plan the perfect evening for their other half. Thankfully the One Result team has quickly pooled together our colossal expertise to suggest apps (and websites) for a blog post to ensure that your special day runs as smoothly as… read more

13th February 2015

Why should mobile websites be a New Year’s resolution?

Online traffic via mobile devices is huge. Fact. Recent figures show that smartphones and tablets now actually account for over 50 percent of all online traffic! And, as we have been strongly harping on about for the past couple of years at One Result, mobile-friendly websites are now unquestionably essential… read more

6th January 2015

Google Glass: Will it become mainstream?

Google Glass is of course the search engine giant’s stab at creating a mass-market hands-free device activated by voice commands, which displays the information in front of the users’ eyes, somewhat like a friendly version of RoboCop. But is this impressive gadgetry just too futuristic for a mainstream audience? Are… read more

23rd December 2014

Innovation 1st Wolverhampton

One Result team up with Innovation 1st for SME tech event

Are you an owner of a small to medium-sized business? Are you interested to learn about how technology can help your business growth? How about finding out more about available funding, as well as gaining the skills to successfully promote your business via social media? Well, if you answered “Yes!”… read more

27th October 2014

OR OpenCo

One Result (and friends) sign up for Birmingham OpenCo

One Result are proud to be one of the main innovative tech businesses to be opening their doors for the Birmingham OpenCo event next month. The collaborative event will be taking place on Thursday 2nd October 2014 across four creative hotspots in the UK’s 2nd city (The Custard Factory, the… read more

26th September 2014


A look at Swift, Apple’s new programming language

At WWDC 2014 Apple announced the release of Swift, a modern replacement for Objective-C. Swift is a new programming language that is used to create iOS and OS X apps. After WWDC we ran an internal exercise to discuss the teams thoughts on the announcements. A substantial part of that… read more

31st July 2014

World Cup social media

How was the World Cup Embraced by Social Media?

The World Cup in Brazil has perhaps become the first World Cup that truly became a fully ‘social’ tournament, having been embraced by people and brands on social media right across the world. Ultimately, it is fair to say that was Twitter that was arguably the best social network for… read more

21st July 2014


Augmented Reality: Ooh-AR Platform Success

In 2013 Smith Davis Press collaborated with One Result to launch the augmented reality platform, Ooh-AR. Since launching the platform has continued to grow, and now has over 100 clients, including the likes of First Group. The platform has been adopted across a number of sectors including technology, retail, tourism,… read more

11th July 2014


Hack Day Overview: June 2014

Firstly, what is Hack Day all about? A hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is an event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, including graphic designers, interface designers and project managers, collaborate intensively on software projects. – Wikipedia. Once a month we take… read more

4th July 2014

Panda 4.0

All You Need to Know About the Google Panda 4.0 Search Engine Update

Panda 4.0 is the latest algorithm update that has been rolled out by Google to rid their top search results of websites featuring ‘thin’ or ‘spammy’ content. Thankfully the Digital Marketing team at One Result has always approached our campaigns with a focus on creating high quality copy combined with on-site… read more

10th June 2014

David Bowie star

How Is David Bowie Influencing SEO?

“Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes, turn and face the stranger. Ch-ch-Changes, don’t want to be a richer man. Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes, turn and face the stranger.” David Bowie has managed to stay top of the music industry for 40 years via constantly evolving to stay ahead of the competition. So, what has this got to do… read more

21st January 2014

Google Analytics

Top 5 mistakes made in Google Analytics

I work with quite a few Google Analytics Accounts and whenever I see a new one, I always notice recurring faux pas. When looking at the top level data, these mistakes can sometimes go unnoticed until you really start to drill down into the nitty gritty and find a domino… read more

21st October 2013


Brits Abroad Infographic for ABTA Travel Association

One Result leapt at the opportunity to provide it’s creative expertise for an infographic briefed by ABTA, the Travel Association. This visually captivating piece displays data for British tourists abroad, directly from ABTA, including favourite honeymoon destinations, gap year travel and what we do when we reach our destination.… read more

10th October 2013


Google’s Hummingbird Update

It seems Google has got tired of Penguins and Pandas and is now using Hummingbirds as it’s next animal for the most recent and largest algorithm update to happen since Caffeine in 2010. The Hummingbird update occurred a month ago, very quickly a quietly and, although it was under a… read more

30th September 2013

Work around (not provided) keyword results

The (not provided) result in keyword reports has been the bane of many Google Analytics users. We’ve seen this rise steadily over the past two years, but Google has just released an update which will dramatically increase it further. You can expect to see over 70% of keyword results as… read more

25th September 2013

iOS 7

iOS 7 – Thoughts from the Mobile Dev Team

Once again we are subjected to another Apple announcement, this time promoting the new iPhone 5s and 5c. Although our team haven’t yet got their hands on the latest model, they have given their thoughts on the new operating system, iOS 7. Alex Don and John Auger, our vastly experienced… read more

24th September 2013

Google Analytics Drops IE8 Support

By 2014 Google Analytics will seize to support Internet Explorer 8, it was announced on Monday 16th. Due to it’s ageing standards and poor compatibility, users will have to depend on more recent iterations of Internet Explorer to view Google Analytics. The GA team stated that it wanted to“accelerate the… read more

18th September 2013

SEO for the Legal Profession

SEO for solicitors is more important than ever… Anyone working in SEO or PPC may have noticed a recent surge in activity and interest in search engine marketing by solicitors following the news that Barristers can now accept public access work. This means that anyone seeking legal advice can contact… read more

5th September 2013


New Keyword Planner: Pros & Cons

The Adwords Keyword Suggestion Tool is dead. Many online marketers will feel a pang of sentimental sadness from this news as it proved to be a reliable source of keyword research for a number of years. Taking it’s place is the new Keyword Planner, but is it up to scratch?… read more

4th September 2013

Analysing Attributed Sales

Understanding the source of sales is important for any online business. What keyword are people converting on? What is the most popular medium? Answering these questions will allow you to allocate your budget more efficiently. If organic searches are producing the main bulk of your turn over, then you’ll know… read more

21st June 2013


iOS 7 Release Review

Recently, Apple announced the release of iOS 7 beta. Since then all of the techies have been downloading iOS 7 to see what it’s made of. We have been watching a series of videos from WWDC on the new iOS 7 features for developers. A number of APIs that allow… read more

14th June 2013

What is Advertorial Content?

As guest posting increases in popularity amongst SEOs to improve rankings, new tactics and methods come into play whilst web owners compete to produce the best content for link bait. Guest posting has remained relatively white-hat for the past year as content changes hands between a relevant website and it’s… read more

30th May 2013

Penguin 2.0 takes effect

It’s been 24 hours since Penguin 2.0 hit and websites have already started to notice a change in their rankings. If you have seen this change effect your website, then it means your link profile isn’t up to scratch, but there is a way to resolve this, which I go… read more

24th May 2013

Man vs. Machine or Man becomes Machine?

Its Google I/O time again! At One Result we are avid watchers of both the Apple and Google worlds to see what exciting innovations or skeuomorphic squashing leaps will be announced by the current leaders of the consumer tech world. The most daring product of the moment is Google Glass.… read more

15th May 2013


Infographic: Google Glass Specs

Google Glass is no doubt one of the most anticipated gadgets of recent months. Since the recent distribution of the first beta units the hype has un-surprisingly further grown. So what can you expect for your money? What will you be getting and how will they perform? As there is… read more

15th May 2013

How to adapt guest blogging for Penguin 2.0

The next Penguin update is expected to hit a larger percentage of website’s rankings than before, so a lot of web owners are keeping an eagle eye on their SERPs. The new update reiterates Google’s drive for trustworthy content from reliable sources and will affect some methods of link building… read more

26th April 2013