Stubbornness. Fight. Risk. Bring it on.
We have been busy applying the lockdown wanker mentality to the business. We didn't learn Japanese, but we did learn new skills and got the business fighting fit. We are certainly stronger for it and building momentum. A rare insight into what's been happening in the very secretive and exclusive…
Career levelling up: changing lanes at 100mph
Nick joined team Dark Horse a month ago, during one of the most economically uncertain times. He's penned some of his thoughts on how the digital recruitment landscape is adapting to these unprecedented times, and how he's making the most of his new start. Leaving a role to start a…
Google My Business Update: New 'online’ attributes can help you win a new stream of customers
Six years after its initial release, Google My Business (GMB) remains the trusted ally of local businesses. Google is notorious for making unannounced upgrades to their platforms - and the latest string of changes to GMB is no different. June 2020 updates have been implemented because of the surge in…
How has the coronavirus crisis impacted paid ads?
It's at the forefront of every newspaper, social media channel, blog, and dinnertime conversation across the globe. It's the topic that brought a new vocab such as Furlough, Epidemiology and Hancock. Alongside the personal impact we've all experienced thanks to restrictions or worse, the health crisis has introduced unchartered economic…
The One Thing Non-SEOs Can Do To Boost Their Site
There are more than enough articles floating around with 'Expert tips and Tricks', or '10 things you must be doing to optimise your site'. But who really has the time to read all that, let alone consider compiling an SEO strategy that works? It's easy to find online resources for…
Ramblings of a writer
Reflecting on the last two weeks, there's a lot (maybe too much) to put into a blog about the shitstorm we're surviving as a society, and how I've had to roll with the punches of starting a brand new job in between it all. But before any of that -…
No one will read this.
What not to expect from a blog post. I haven't written this for you. I haven't written it for the people who clicked through from LinkedIn or are hurriedly flipping through the Dark Horse blog to check we're not a bunch of morons held together by a nice logo. The…
Making the case for bravery
5 PR risks that really paid off There are a lot of arguments for playing it safe - precedent makes it easier to predict success, you can protect your brand's public image, your shareholders won't shit themselves... But we think that sometimes there is serious value…
4 signs you might need an SEO agency
4 signs you might need an SEO agency SEO can often be absorbed into the day to day marketing efforts of a company. However, this isn't always the most beneficial use of your time. Whether your company has a dedicated in-house SEO Manager or it falls to the wayside and…