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Google have recently introduced a new pricing structure for their Google Maps API, along with a requirement for websites using the API to have an API key set-up and linked to a valid credit card. How does this affect me? If you are an Ascendancy client and you have one or more Google Maps embedded…

A Shropshire internet marketing company is hosting a special event aimed at guiding marketing managers of firms through what they need to do to comply with new GDPR legislation. The new General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect on May 25 and will dramatically alter the way data is held,…

A trio of Shropshire companies hosted a seminar aimed at bringing businesses up to speed on the implications of new data protection laws which come into force in May. Ascendancy Internet Marketing, based in Shifnal, Kay Heald HR and Severn Business Solutions ran the event for more than 50 client…

A Shropshire company has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new digital marketing executive. Shifnal-based Ascendancy Internet Marketing helps its clients grow their businesses by running digital marketing campaigns on Google, Facebook and other advertising and social media platforms,…

Charities that receive up to £7,450 worth of free advertising on Google every month could see their grants withdrawn under a new policy, a Shropshire internet marketing company has warned. Google has changed its policy for charities using the free service – meaning that if charities do not meet a number of stringent requirements, their grant funding could be stopped. The Google Ad Grants scheme is used by more than 35,000 charities…

This year the Ascendancy office will be closed from Monday 25th December 2017 until Tuesday January 2nd 2018. Should any client need urgent assistance during this period, we will be monitoring emails and also checking phone messages. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and…

The finalists at the 2017 UK Business Awards have been announced and we are proud to say we are one of them! We are finalists in two separate categories this year, the ‘Business Change or Transformation B2B Award’ and ‘SME (Incorporated for 10 years plus) Award’. Known as…

WordPress 4.8 Release WordPress 4.8, which is named ‘Evans’ in tribute to jazz pianist and composer William John Bill Evans. This update contains new features pertaining to the Widgets area of WordPress Dashboard and an improvement to the way hyperlinks are added in the WYSIWYG editor. Image…

A Shropshire digital marketing expert flew to Croatia to speak to some of the brightest talents in medical travel from across the world. The IMTJ Medical Travel Summit took place in April at the Milenij Hotel, in Opatija, Croatia with the UK’s Helen Culshaw speaking on how to deliver ‘real’…

In the past, SSL certificates have been primarily used to secure the transmission of sensitive information on the web, such as credit card information and sensitive personal details. We now recommend to all of our clients that they should have an SSL certificate for their website – this…

So what was it like to start at Ascendancy? Well, it’s not only my first apprenticeship but I’m also Ascendancy’s first apprentice, and I had a great first month. Everyone was very welcoming and friendly, which helped me settle in fairly quickly. I also found this is the case when clients…