Content Marketing – Making the Most of What You Have

Content is being created…quickly and in quantity! There is a vast amount of content being created in today’s world. Content makes the internet work and every second of every day ‘we’ are creating more content. Now in 2013, 9 out of 10 marketers are using content marketing, according to the Content Marketing Institute. 87% of…

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A Whirl Round Waze

Waze, the crowd sourced traffic-mapping and navigation company, was recently acquired for $1.3bn by Google after a supposed bidding war with Facebook. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has actually begun investigating this acquisition after demands from consumer groups concerned that Google’s takeover of the company could corner the online mapping market. So what is…

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Graph Search for all: Facebook starts its search engine roll out!

  Back in  January this year, Facebook launched a new search engine feature called ‘Graph Search’,  the tool allowed users to  let you search your Facebook network  for people, places, photos and interests. Graph Search was only accessible to a selected few, in a very limited beta program.  However this looks set to change as reports suggest…

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How are brands using social at Paris Fashion Week?

As Paris Fashion Week struts to a close two vastly different brands will be congratulating themselves on a successful week. Chanel may be a fashion week regular, but this year saw a new contender take to the stage (or should that be catwalk?) as H&M produced its first ever Paris Fashion Week show! H&M and…

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Vine grows to overshadow Instagram

The battle between Vine and Instagram for video sharing supremacy is heating up with Vine upping the ante with brand new updates. Yesterday, Twitter’s mobile video service announced that it had gained several new features designed to make the user experience smoother. The update is the biggest in the app’s history with improvements to the…

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Foursquare: A wasted opportunity?

It’s 2009. A new location-based social networking website for mobile devices has been launched. Four years later, and the platform has an estimated 35 million users worldwide. But what happened to that social network, and did it ever achieve its full potential? I am of course talking about Foursquare, the social network that pioneered the…

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Why videos are important to your digital strategy

Videos are now becoming much more of a focus for brands within their digital strategy. And with good reason too! A study in 2012 found that social engagement in videos increased by 28% to 70% compared to 2011! It also showed that social media users are twice as likely to engage with video content than…

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The Role of Social in Live Sporting Events #Wimbledon

With the success of the Olympics and Superbowl (a game like rugby except they have to wear padding so they don’t hurt themselves) it is undeniable, that social plays a key role in Live Sporting Events.  The content that can be generated around these events helps to paint a true picture, even the best coverage…

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