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November 18th, 2016 by

Yard and Big Hearts – One Year On

This month marks the end of the first year of our successful digital partnership with Edinburgh based charity Big Hearts. 12 months ago, the charity was working with an outdated website that suffered from a lack of ability to collect data and to engage with its stakeholders. By the...

November 15th, 2016 by

BIMA Digital Day – A Student’s POV

BIMA’s Digital Day is aimed at 13-18 year old students and sees digital professionals head back to school for the day to inspire pupils and give them an insight into a world of digital careers. Not only that, but the afternoon is dedicated to a nationwide competition where students...

November 11th, 2016 by

Yard BIMA Thirstday

December is almost upon us, which means that not only is it almost time for us to blast out Michael Bublé nonstop in the office, but also that we’re coming up to our sponsored BIMA Thirstday event on Thursday 1st at Sygn. In case you’re unaware, BIMA’s Thirstdays are...

October 28th, 2016 by

Yard shortlisted for UK Search Award

The UK Search Awards have been celebrating the expertise, talent and achievements of the search industry for six years and are regarded as the premiere celebration of SEO, PPC and content marketing in the UK. The awards attract hundreds of entries from leading search and digital agencies and we...

October 26th, 2016 by

Walk the wall for Cancer Research Wales

In May next year, Yard’s Web Analytics Consultant Nathan Stockford will be fundraising for Cancer Research Wales by walking across the Great Wall of China. Wales is currently one of the worst countries in Europe when it comes to detecting cancer early and the money Nathan raises will be going...

September 26th, 2016 by

Beginner’s SEO workshop for National Coding Week

On Monday 19th September we took part in 2016’s National Coding Week by hosting a free afternoon seminar on basic SEO in the events space of our Edinburgh office. National Coding Week is an annual week-long event offering adults an insight into digital industries, with events planned up and down the...

September 16th, 2016 by

Yard joins Pearson VUE network

We have recently signed an agreement with Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing (CBT) business of Pearson, to test candidates pursuing key industry certifications from leading IT programmes, such as Cisco, CompTIA, EMC, HP, LPI, Oracle and VMware. Pearson VUE’s advanced system administers exams on behalf of hundreds of businesses, boards...

September 8th, 2016 by

Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards nomination

Now in their eighth year, the Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards recognise the success of businesses large and small in seizing the opportunities offered by digital technology and the internet. Last year we were delighted to be nominated in the Best Use of Social Media category and we are very excited...