Cityvisitor blog

Monthly Archives: October 2012

Racism in football

Sadly, racism is still rife in football as highlighted in the tryst between John Terry and Anton Ferdinand, Luis Suarez’s abusive comments towards Manchester United’s Patrice Evra in 2011 and more recently the racist insults aimed at the England Under 21s team in their game against Serbia last week.

Posted in Sport | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Beyonce and Jay-Z unable to trademark Blue Ivy name

Music superstars Beyonce and Jay-Z have lost the right to trademark their daughter Blue Ivy’s name.

Posted in Current Affairs, Music | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

E-book reader or paperback reader?

Amazon Kindles are set to go on sale at Waterstones stores across the country on the 25th October and I must admit that I have mixed feelings about the book chain’s new business venture.

Posted in Current Affairs | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Time for some balance and respect in politics

Britain has slipped in international rankings on sexual equality due to a cut in the number of female Government ministers. Britain is placed 18th in the World Economic Forum’s annual ‘global gender gap’…

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

New Bond film Skyfall to premiere before Royals

Today is the official release date for the new Bond film Skyfall.

Posted in Film | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

X Factor has a lot to answer for!

I read today that One Direction is now worth £26 million.  It made me laugh and cry all at the same time.  One Direction is another name to come shooting out of the X Factor cogs that seem to be increasingly feeding and monopolising the music charts nowadays.

Posted in Music, Television | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Congratulations Jonathan!

It’s great news that Olympic bronze medalist Jonathan Brownlee has been crowned the world triathlon champion.  Infoserve was cheering Jonathan all the way as he became the world champion in New Zealand at the weekend. Yorkshire lad Jonathan deserved the title.  He follows in the footsteps of his brother Alistair in winning it. Elder brother Alistair, the Olympic champion,…

Posted in Sport | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Are you making the most of local search SEO?

When you are going out – perhaps to the cinema or theatre, you may well do a Google search to find the ‘restaurants’ or ‘places to eat’ close to where you are going.  If you want your hair doing you may do a Google search for hairdressers in your area, and if you are looking for a plumber you may well do the same.

Posted in Infoserve, Online Marketing | Tagged , | Comments Off

Looking after your online reputation

It doesn’t matter whether you are a major global corporation or a small local business, your online reputation is extremely important.

Posted in Online Marketing, Social Media | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

It’s official: we have weird weather

Scientists have confirmed that the British weather over the past few months has been some of the “weirdest” weather since records began.

Posted in Weather | Tagged , , | Comments Off