Storytelling marketing: typewriter hammers
31May

Storytelling Marketing: Why Stories Are Essential To Your Marketing Strategy

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Think back to when you were a child, when you’d ask your parents to read you a bedtime story. There really was no better way to fall asleep, with your brain still buzzing with tales of characters from far away…
Facebook Moderators: bullying
26May

Facebook Moderators & Their Broken Moral Compass

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Facebook’s motto is ‘Move fast and break things’. That ethos might be good for innovation, but it appears to be contributing to a growing problem. Quite simply, Facebook has lost control of its content. And it’s having real world, negative…
social media advertising and 10 Downing Street
18May

Social media advertising and politics: have we crossed the rubicon?

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When it comes to social media advertising, the array of audience targeting options available these days is truly mind boggling. Even digital marketers’ heads spin at the possibilities. Social media algorithms are becoming more complex and more intelligent. So it’s no…
Snapchat Marketing: Infographic
09May

How To Create A Snapchat Geofilter: Creative Snapchat Marketing

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Corporate fast food giant McDonald’s wanted to let their customers know that they were moving to more responsibly farmed and harvested fish. So what did they do? They created a multi-day story on Snapchat. It gave a face to the fishermen and…
Voice search and local search
05May

Voice Search Is Growing In Popularity – Is Your Local Business Ready?

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As artificial intelligence improves and proliferates, we are seeing more and more people using voice search to find what they’re looking for online. These days we’re carrying virtual assistants like Siri and Cortana in our back pockets, and we’ve invited…
Hate speech on social media
01May

Social Media Hate Speech: Who’s To Blame?

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Social Media hate speech is back in the headlines. Today the Home Affairs Select Committee published its paper ‘Hate crime: abuse, hate and extremism online’. It highlights major failings from social media’s key players to effectively tackle hate speech and inappropriate…
Native Advertising: Native American
21Apr

Native Advertising: Why You Need To Get Onboard And Do It Now

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The average click-through rate on banner ads is down to 0.06%. Ad blockers and banner blindness are on the rise. Native advertising is emerging as a win-win situation for both digital marketers and web users alike. It’s about marketing content that…
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14Apr

United Airlines: Lessons We Can All Learn From Their PR Fail

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Even if you’ve never flown United Airlines before, even if you’re never likely to cross paths with them in the future, you no doubt have a negative opinion of the company after its recent PR fail. Footage swept around the…
Facebook's new features: UK pounds
05Apr

Facebook’s new features – who’s paying for them? You are.

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Any brand on Facebook will tell you that their organic reach has declined dramatically over the last few years. The cynics among us – myself included – tie this News Feed algorithm change to Facebook’s ever-increasing profits. After all, in…
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31Mar

A Nice Set Of Pins: A Beginners Guide To Pinterest Advertising

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It’s no secret – we adore Pinterest. It’s the ideal combination of discovery, aspiration and eye candy, and it’s certainly come a long way since we first fell in love with it back in 2010. If you’ve ever kept a…