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Office philanthropy and social connectivity

  Here at Immediate Future, it goes without saying that we an incredibly social bunch, but it recently struck me that we are a rather charitable lot of individuals too. This got me thinking – perhaps there is a correlation between these two qualities… Earlier in the year, myself and a colleague, Max, ran the…

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Market research doesn’t have to be costly

All brands, big or small, can benefit from market research. And it can feed into an organisation at any level – whether that is for something as big as a re-brand; a change in strategy; a product launch; or something as ‘simple’ as a seasonal campaign. However, market research can be an expensive (or at…

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Don’t Gaff My Gif, Man

With the very recent developments in GIF posting on both Facebook and Twitter becoming somewhat relaxed the temptation to get involved in what seems like the most irresistible comedy action on social seems inevitable. When one can express themselves through the most iconic subtitled short film scenes of whatever trending ‘Ronnie Pickering’, ‘Ain’t nobody got time…

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The evolving infographic: here comes the GIFographic

Did you know that there are almost 78 million search results for the term ‘infographic’? Content in the form of an infographic hit the mainstream in 2012 and its popularity with brands continues to rise steadily. Snack, share and stand-out There are plenty of reasons why brands should consider using infographics.  Not least because they…

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Banking with a social face

In the wake of the 2007 global financial crisis, many depositors have grown wary of over-sized banking behemoths taking high risks with their money, while corporate borrowers have been locked out from loans as those same lenders curbed their excesses and conformed with a plethora of new and complicated market regulation. In the past few…

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New Age Recruitment

LinkedIn is one of the most used social media channels for recruitment and staffing, but how effective are all the other social media channels for recruitment purposes? Some say the death of the traditional paper CV is upon us, but this stance may be a bit premature, although it is fair to say that it…

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Facebook takes off into space

Facebook has announced it will be partnering with Eutelsat, a French satellite internet operator, to transmit internet connections to offline parts of sub-Saharan Africa from late 2016. Although it now claims a mindblowing 1.5 billion monthly active users, Facebook has long been looking to emerging markets to sustain its astonishing growth. As part of its wider ranging internet.org…

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