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The ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling has taken Europe by storm

The ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling has taken Europe by storm

If you are a business that holds online information about individuals, then be prepared to potentially receive notifications from Google at any moment. Why? Well, an individual may be exercising their ‘Right to be forgotten’ for the first time, which has resulted into the removal of certain links to your website on Google’s search engine results pages (SERPs). Here, I recap the ruling, reveal how it will affect business leaders, and debate its significance for the future.

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Cyber-Duck give two seminars at Marketing Week Live 2014

Cyber-Duck give two seminars at Marketing Week Live 2014

Marketing Week Live is the UK’s largest marketing event, hosted annually by the team behind Marketing Week magazine. Thousands from around the world flocked to the bustling Olympia Grand for this year’s packed two-day schedule of talks and workshops. Cyber-Duck was there to teach the crowds how a cutting-edge website designed around visitors’ needs can increase conversions and revenue.

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On the Edge conference invites Cyber-Duck’s web design philosophy to Birmingham

On the Edge conference invites Cyber-Duck’s web design philosophy to Birmingham

On the Edge is a series of annual digital marketing conferences hosted all around the UK. An eager crowd gathered in Birmingham last week for insights about industry leaders’ areas of expertise. Our Production Director Matt Gibson was there to enlighten the audience on why the responsive web is important, how Cyber-Duck approaches it, and what’s in store for the future of design.

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The Front-end team heads to Amsterdam for CSS Day 2014

The Front-end team heads to Amsterdam for CSS Day 2014

In early June, three ducks (including me!) travelled to Amsterdam for a day filled with advanced CSS goodness. CSS Day is an intensive one-day-only conference for web developers, running for the second year. It is organised by the same people behind the brilliant Mobilism conference: Peter-Paul Koch, Krijn Hoetmer, Stephen Hay and Martijn van Duuren. This was one of the best conferences I’ve ever attended, and I’ve recapped the highlights of the day here.

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Sparks Direct is highly commended for the ‘Best Electrical Wholesaler Website’ award

Sparks Direct is highly commended for the ‘Best Electrical Wholesaler Website’ award

At Cyber-Duck, we pride ourselves on producing award-winning, responsive web solutions for our fantastic clients. We’re happy to announce that our re-design for Sparks Direct has been highly commended for the ‘Best Electrical Wholesaler Website’ at the Electrical Wholesaler Awards last month. The Sparks team were joined by leading suppliers and wholesalers in the electrical industry for the prestigious award ceremony, which took place at the Guoman Tower Hotel in London.

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UX London welcomes Cyber-Duck’s take on the responsive web

UX London welcomes Cyber-Duck’s take on the responsive web

We were selected by UX London to deliver our “User experience design for the responsive web” and “Become a better UX designer through code” workshops at last week’s conference. On day one, eager participants were guided through a hands-on implementation of Cyber-Duck’s refined processes and insights to improve user experience techniques. On day two, we gave a lesson in coding a responsive website from scratch.

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Google Panda 4.0 – our 10-step guide to removing penalties

Google Panda 4.0 – our 10-step guide to removing penalties

Have you experienced an unusual fall in enquiries since the end of May? Check your website statistics – a loss in traffic could have affected your new business pipeline. This could be linked to Google’s announcement of their latest algorithm update, Panda 4.0, on the 19th of May 2014. If you’re still struggling to regain your rankings, have a look at our 10-step guide on the actions you can take to improve your website.

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The process behind Hoisin.scss – our own front-end development framework

The process behind Hoisin.scss – our own front-end development framework

As part of Cyber-Duck’s R&D culture, we constantly evaluate emerging technology trends, to optimise our workflow and be prepared for the future. So, we developed Hoisin.scss, a simple, responsive mini framework, which standardises the work of our front-end team, while giving us full, creative control to tailor work to each project. Here, I will explain the process behind the framework’s creation, and the advantages it brings.

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Rackspace Unlocked invite Cyber-Duck to discuss payment portals in the hybrid cloud

Rackspace Unlocked invite Cyber-Duck to discuss payment portals in the hybrid cloud

Yesterday, I was selected to present a case study for ‘Rackspace Unlocked: The Hybrid Cloud’ in London; this event is part of the Rackspace Academy, where experts are invited to help educate businesses and developers on how to make the most of cloud hosting solutions. My practical expertise on how to build the most effective payment portals in the Cloud became a crucial element of the eCommerce track; I’ve recapped the highlights of the conference here.

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