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Dom Dwight: creating inspiring social content without big budgets

Last month we were joined by Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate, perhaps better recognised by their brands Taylors Coffee and Yorkshire Tea. Brand Communications Manager Dom Dwight, AKA Coffee Enthusiast, delivered a presentation on creating inspirational social content. The outcome? We all left feeling rather inspired! Funny and endearing, Dom shared his experiences of social…

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Instagram Ads expanding to the UK

Fashion brands are almost always amongst the best in class when it comes to maximising the power of rich and visual content across their digital channels, particularly pioneering activity on visual social networks such as Vine, Pinterest and Instagram. With highly creative, engaging imagery and video content at their fingertips – it would be a…

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content conundrum

Solving the content marketing conundrum

Marketers are spending more money on content marketing than ever before. But without a clear content strategy how can brands calculate ROI? We all know that for brands using social media, great content is key. But it’s knowing what to do with that content that is what brands need to grab hold of. For example,…

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Video: the king of content marketing?

As businesses begin to appreciate the value that quality visual content can bring in capturing the attention of prospects, which in turn drive clicks and sales, video becomes an ever more compelling part of a brand’s content strategy; Cisco predicts that by 2017 video will account for 69% of all consumer internet traffic. However, it’s…

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How brands will benefit from Twitter’s makeover

You may or may not have read countless articles, suspiciously pointing the finger at Twitter’s re-design and how it closely matches the appearance of another popular social network. Or you’ve logged into your account and have been taken aback by an enormous cover photo. Yes Twitter has had an image overhaul, so pay attention as…

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LinkedIn: The lean, mean content marketing machine!

LinkedIn is running ‘full steam ahead’ in its content marketing efforts as it announces the release of two new content analytics tools, dubbed as the “Dynamic Duo” for businesses. Read on to discover why the news should come as music to the ears of B2B brands marketing from the platform. Do you use LinkedIn as…

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Five places to find great content

As the interweb continues to become more saturated with sites competing with each other to provide the most shocking, informative and funniest news; it is becoming increasingly difficult to cut through the noise and find reliable sources of creative content. Whilst most of us are accustomed to sourcing the best real-time news through the likes…

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#ByeBye @Replies?

Rumours are circulating the net of Twitter’s planned revamp and eventual elimination of the platform’s most prominent symbols, the #tag and @reply.  With conjecture that testing is well underway, we take a look at what the change could spell for brands. Testing and updates to the functionality of our favourite social networks come as no…

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