Month: March 2014

Fueling Success – 10 Key Digital Tips – Part 2

Following on from our first blog about the top 10 tips to fuel digital success, here are the remaining five tips for your digital enjoyment:

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Fueling Success – 10 Key Digital Tips – Part 1

Inspired by a recent conference I intended at TFM&A in London, there was a great talk by Dave Chaffey of Smart Insights who discussed 10 great tips on how to fuel success in the modern digital marketing world….

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The Sun to introduce daily #hashtag stories

It was announced today that the UK’s most popular daily newspaper, The Sun, aims to boost its social footprint by printing dedicated hashtags alongside its news stories. An industry first, this demonstrates a significant collation between the two…

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Celebrating UK establishments with #MuseumWeek

More than 350 museums, galleries and cultural institutions across the UK will be joining forces on Twitter for the first ever #MuseumWeek, starting today. From 24th – 30th March, the aim of the social media-led campaign to bring…

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Twitter celebrates 8th birthday with First Tweet tool

We couldn’t imagine a world without Twitter; the microblogging site plays a key part in our social media activity for our work, our clients, plus of course the team themselves. Can you believe that today (21st March 2014)…

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Jaffa Cakes Jumps on Dodecagon Bandwagon

At The Media Octopus, we love a good PR stunt, especially when a brand responds to something newsworthy with their own cheeky twist. This approach can show creativity, personality, humor and balls, ideals which a lot of companies…

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ASOS Helpouts: Bridging the gap between consumer and brand

Back in December 2013, ASOS announced that it joined forces with Google to launch a real-time chat service, ‘Helpouts’. A first for a British retailer, the aim of this online and social facility was to give people access…

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The ups and downs of the selfie: Harmful or empowering?

Selfies blamed for plastic surgery rise In the news today, experts are apparently fearful that our culture’s obsession with selfies is fuelling a worrying increase in young people seeking cosmetic surgery, thanks to the rise of mobile phone…

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Jailbird: Criminal links to social media

At The Media Octopus we’re all avid fans of the social media channel, Twitter, using it for a whole host of reasons from sharing music and random updates from our personal accounts, to insightful links, infographics and news…

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LinkedIn announces 15million UK member milestone

Today LinkedIn have announced that the business focused social network now has 15 million members in the UK alone, a rise of 5 million since 2012. A major milestone for the channel, which boasts 277m members worldwide, the…

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