Month: December 2013

Commercial Christmas: 2013 sees record breaking spend and online activity

Alongside the build-up, hype and excitement surrounding Christmas, comes with it the bombardment of offers, sales and bargains pushed by retailers. Before we have even had chance to finish eating the remainders of the turkey or put away…

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Google Certified Retailers

For an online business to be successful there needs to be an element of trust and confidence, but do we know who we can trust online?  The proof that online shopping can be trusted comes from the website…

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Beyoncé's record sales is testament to modern-day marketing

Beyoncé Knowles has smashed the chart records with the release of her new self-titled album on iTunes, selling 829,000 in the first three days. You may be thinking, so what? However, this great achievement was done without any…

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The death of the letter for digitally-savvy teenagers?

An article in today’s The Times revealed that a study conducted by file-transfer service, We Transfer, found that tech-savvy teenagers struggle to write a letter. Surveying nearly 120,000 teenagers, while those aged between 12-17 send emails, texts, tweets…

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O2 launches world's first #TweetServe program

Today, O2 has unveiled its #TweetServe program, believed to be the world’s first, to help users with their account details and issues without having to call customers services in the traditional way.

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TMO's look at the top Google search terms of 2013

So far we’ve looked at the most popular worldwide trends on Twitter and Instagram as 2013 comes to a close, reflecting back on what has shaped our culture internationally. Here we focus on Google, just as it has…

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Instagram 2013: A Year in Review

2013 has been a successful year for the photo sharing app, Instagram. With over 150 million users with 55 million pictures shared on the app on a daily basis, there have been some major milestones, including the addition…

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TMO's look at Twitter's review of the year

This time of year, along with the endless Christmas activity and build-up, brings with it round-up after round-up of the Top 10 films, songs, phrases, trends etc., reflecting on what has captured our society and culture throughout the…

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Let’s be Social with Facebook

Facebook was the talk of 2013 with many changes taking place, designed to help marketing departments reach their target audiences and achieve their objectives.  The most important and powerful update was the new-look News Feed, better Page Insights…

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A look into the impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The end of November and beginning of December signal a time for consumers to indulge in a spending frenzy, as both Black Friday and Cyber Monday have allowed shoppers to enjoy discounts thanks to retailers dramatically slashing prices….

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