Reddit – Upvote it: Part II

So in the first blog in this series, we established that Reddit is significant online social movement, but what exactly can it offer a brand or business? Monitoring: Businesses can utilise the platform as a go-to for cutting edge news and content. Monitoring the platform for relevant industry or brand mentions can also yield interesting…

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Reddit – Upvote it: Part I

Are you familiar with Reddit? Is the social news site incorporated into your social media monitoring and planning? So, what is Reddit? A dark horse of the online world, Reddit is a sharing platform that businesses and brands alike should be au fait with. It’s an online space where users or ‘redditors’ as they are…

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Twitter bios – nominate the worst of 2011

Are you, like us, constantly astounded by what people say in their Twitter biography? You know what I mean – they range from the sublime to the ridiculous, from the disingenuous to the hilarious. Well, as Twitter continues to grow we can only expect more of these bizarre and shameless 160 character profiles. So let’s…

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Social media agency issues warning to Cadbury

We love purple as much as the next company, but it appears Cadbury have decided to take it to the next level in a recent trademark dispute settled yesterday with Nestlé. Cadbury wanted to trademark the tint and made the case that it has used the colour on its packaging for more than a century.…

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The ideal social media consultant. It’s Psych 101

An experimental scientist? A mathematician, an historian, an IT geek, a money making  economist or socially savvy psychologist? Last week we conducted a Twtpoll to discover who you would rather employ as a social media consultant for your business. The results were eye opening. To our great surprise the mathematician received no votes.  One thing…

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Are Google+ branded pages only for Muppets?

Since Google’s  announcement, there has been an enthusiastic response to Google+ branded pages. Generally the Over 600 news articles on Google+ branded pages applause has been loud and energetic, with over 600 news articles and innumerable blog posts. The positive response has proved interesting. After all, previously there has been some less than flattering rumours…

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