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Is Peach just another social fad?

  It has only been 12 days and the first part of prediction 1 in our Blog 28 things guaranteed to happen in social in 2016 may soon become a reality. We predicted that a ‘Shiny new platform labelled the ‘next big thing’ will emerge’ and that ‘Digital professionals will create accounts but never return.’…

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New Year, New Tech, New Content Opportunities

With the new year come new trends…yada yada yada yes. But there’s no denying, as we try to keep up with the cascading popularity of the annual Consumer Electronics Show or #CES2016, that there are some highlights of this year’s show that hold clear opportunities for the future of content creation and digital engagement. Some…

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The night before IFmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through Vine House Not a keyboard was stirring, not even a mouse. IF stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Howell soon would be there. The IF staff were nestled all snug at their desks, While visions of kitten-GIFs danced in their heads. And…

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Watch out: Buffer just got buff-er!

We have all been fans of Buffer for a while here at Immediate Future. For those that do not know, Buffer is a content curation and scheduling platform. It’s great for recommending content, posting, and seeing the success of this activity. It plugs in to pretty much every platform and third party tool you would…

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How can data interpretation fuel storytelling?

  As a community manager I get to see the back and front end of a lot of audience platforms. Seeing the content that resonates on a community feed and then ‘popping the hood’ to see how the content actually measures up against other posts and types of interactions. Simply gaining ‘likes’ is one thing…

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Reviewing 2015 in a list of lists

Everyone loves a list. Which is just as well considering it’s that time of year when people publish the most lists. Whether it’s lists of the best music or books from the year; lists of predictions for the coming year; or lists of Christmas gift ideas for your partner’s uncle’s best friend’s dog. And so…

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8 fundamentals to an award winning paid social campaign

We were very proud to win Best Use of Social Advertising at the recent Social Media Buzz Awards recently. Fist pump. We did so on a modest budget, pipping big agencies (Ketchum, Starcom, Havas, Manning Gottlieb OMD) and big brands (Starbucks, KFC, Phillips, Unilever, Heineken) with our work for Southbank Centre launching new festival Changing…

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Is LinkedIn’s new app update ‘all that’?

  LinkedIn has finally caught up. After several nudges into bits and pieces of newly-designed UI, including the Ads manager dashboard, LinkedIn Pulse, and messaging features, the platform has totally revamped its mobile app. Boasting a whole new breezy design, a faster home feed and several new features including a ‘more’ instant messaging system and meeting sync. New…

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