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Cyber Security – how do you protect yourself?

The next phase of The Government Cyber Streetwise has launched. This time it’s tackling the subject of passwords. On average a person will have between 19 to 26 online accounts, (figures according to Experian), 25-34 year olds being the most prolific users with no fewer than 40 online accounts per person on average. If you…

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It’s About the Data, Stupid (And how to use it!)

It sounds bizarre, but it’s predicted that by 2017 the CMO will spend more on technology than the technology officer will. (Gartner.) Following on our post on the coming age of Social Intelligence, data-driven marketing is here to stay, and many marketers are finding it difficult to cope. Landing your content into the social feed…

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Social Listening is Dead | Long Live Social Intelligence

The next generation of social listening is fast coming. Whilst social media offers a vast wealth of consumer data in response to brands and initiatives, solely monitoring the social sentiment will not provide the complete, deep nuances of consumer social interaction. Listen up; your social listening needs to be more intelligent. Social intelligence is the…

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If you like it then you gotta put a screen on it!

In a world where the constant battle to strive to make things smaller and smaller seems to be never ending, the boys (and girls!?) over at Tiny Circuits have created a miniature screen that you can put on…well…basically anything. At an inch across (diagonally), the TinyScreen is a ‘full-colour display the size of your thumb’!…

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Top Tips for Real Community Management

Having managed communities spanning from global secret music parties to Euro-wide white goods brand, and having been lucky enough to have had both the freedom to experiment with new platforms and new types of content, with the discipline of strict brand guidelines and superb customer service; we feel it’s only fair to share some of…

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Fact: social media is influencing consumers

Focussing on the elements that influence and shape user preferences online, The Social Consumer Study explores how connected consumers are in today’s ‘always on’ environment. What is clear is that buyers are far more likely to invest time, money and trust in an emotional brand – something I’ve explored before. But in addition to that,…

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