Month: June 2014

Why brands should embrace the ‘selfie shopper’

Thanks to our obsession with celebrities, recent trends like the #NoMakeUpSelfie and ‘thumbs up’ charity efforts spreading nationally and worldwide, selfie culture has become ingrained in today’s society whether we like it or not. While it could be…

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Game, Set and Match: Wimbledon, We're Ready!

With Wimbledon now in full swing, we’re getting into the spirit of the most stylish of summer sporting events and season of strawberries, cream and compulsory glass of Pimms here at The Media Octopus.

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Seven Digital Deadly Sins [INTERACTIVE]

We love all things digital here at The Media Octopus, which is why The Guardian‘s latest interactive in partnership with The National Film Board of Canada has us hooked, even if it is meant to challenge our online…

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TMO Catch-up: Top 20 UK brands on LinkedIn

As you may know already, at The Media Octopus we’re big fans of LinkedIn and actively use our company page to share relevant content within the digital media and marketing industry. But it’s not just about sharing blog…

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World Cup talk on Facebook scores its way to the top

With the World Cup now in full swing, social media channels have been rife with talk about the games so far played in the world’s biggest football tournament. While Twitter is certainly a popular platform when it comes…

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POSITION FILLED: PPC Manager

WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT THIS POSITION HAS NOW BEEN FILLED. THANKS FOR APPLICATIONS, LOOK OUT FOR MORE ROLES COMING UP IN THE FUTURE. The Media Octopus are still looking for a PPC Executive – read more…

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Uniquely Manchester: Happy #MCRDay from The Media Octopus

Manchester is one of the most unique cities on the planet. Its attitude to life and its view of the world around it are like no other. We love Manchester and to show off our undying affection, we…

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Approach content as a product, not as being 'King'

The “Content is king” metaphor has been around for decades, although most significantly from Bill Gates in his 1996 landmark content article. Why has this reigned supreme for so long and been the belief of many marketers in…

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A Facebook Minute [INFOGRAPHIC]

A lot can happen in a minute, especially in the world of Facebook. Every day, 757 million people log on to the social media site to interact with others around the world. Inspired by this, the guys over…

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How to make social media marketing work for you

Social media has become an accepted and key part of a company’s marketing efforts and an important channel for consumer engagement, often supporting other mediums’ ability to convert. However, over time a feeling of dissatisfaction has become more…

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