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3 social media essentials from the Thorpe Park experience

Back in November last year, the amazing Marketing Director at Thorpe Park, Jason Wills, joined the Social Speakeasy to tell us how he drives the success of his social activity. The insights were so valuable that I thought it was worth revisiting. And in particular highlighting three central points focused on balancing detailed planning and…

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What the +?!

Since it’s inception Google+ hasn’t had the greatest cut through compared to the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram when it comes to the world of creatives. However, the tables are turning and Google+ is starting to enjoy further mainstream success as yet another channel for us to enjoy. No suits required. If you’re still…

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Brands using social media to cash in on Sochi 2014

2012 Summer Olympics in London, affectionately coined as the ‘Twitter Olympics’, saw the use of social media as a tool to bridge the gap between athletes and their fans. Social has garnered a new kind of enthusiasm around the Olympic Games, changing the way we consume and talk about the competition. The games have really come…

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The best Valentine’s Day campaigns across social media

It’s 14th February, which means one thing… Valentines Day! Brands are celebrating in full effect, but which ones should you be looking out for? And are you getting involved? The UK population will be spending an estimated £595 million this Valentine’s Day, with many consumers choosing to purchase gifts via their smartphone. With social media…

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MUM likes your Facebook status!

The times of thinking my parents are the un-coolest people in the world are behind me, but to be honest with you I would never have them as a Facebook friend, especially my dearest mother. I have nothing to hide from her but I think it is more the embarrassment of knowing that my mum…

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NekNomination: The viral drinking game

If you’ve logged into Facebook this month, you will most definitely have seen a ‘NekNomination’ video in your Newsfeed. In fact, it’s probably why you are reading this blog post right now… The NekNomination trend, which is essentially Facebook chain mail, has skyrocketed in the past few weeks. A quick search for ‘NekNomination’ in Radian6 reveals…

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