Month: October 2014

How Brands Made the Most of Social Media This Halloween

In case you hadn’t noticed the aisles packed full of cauldrons, masks and “scary” treats, Halloween came upon us (as it always does!) at the end of last month. Much like we were for Father’s Day, we were eagerly keeping…

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Wearable tech: Not just for Christmas

‘Wearable tech’. If you’re sick of hearing the term already, you’re going to be delighted about the news that sales are expected to top a million within this market during the Christmas period, according to the Centre for…

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TMO's Top Halloween Picks

With Halloween around the corner, at The Media Octopus we couldn’t miss out an opportunity to get in the spooky mood and observe the scary activities happening on the marketing and retail scene. As with the build-up and…

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Mancoolian Awards 2014

The hotly anticipated Mancoolian Awards 2014 finally arrived last night and The Media Octopus team were out in full force to support our two nominees: Social Media Manager, Pamela Bustard, for Employee of the Year, and Head of…

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Tips for Creating and Maximising Evergreen Content

Content plays a key role in our work here at The Media Octopus for both internal brands and our clients. From writing blog posts to producing content for websites across various industries, we’re always keeping in mind return on…

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Infographic | Paid, Owned and Earned Media: What's the Difference?

As the marketing and digital spaces continue to change as social media and online PR gain even more significance, processes of budgeting, reporting and investing in media have to adapt in order to target where target audiences are spending the majority…

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The A-Z of Social Media

Sometimes it can be hard to keep up with the lingo and jargon surrounding social media. Every other week there seems to be a new social network on the scene, or a new feature on an existing app…

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Vote for us in the Talk of Manchester Business Awards!

After celebrating our first birthday yesterday after an exciting 12 months on the digital marketing scene, we’re absolutely thrilled to say that we’ve been nominated for The Talk of Manchester Business Awards in the Best Newcomer and Best…

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Great SEO Search Manager? We want you, inside us.

We’re looking for a great SEO manager to join what is (in our humble opinion) the best digital marketing team in Manchester. Over the past 12 months we’ve taken on some fantastic clients and are looking to strengthen…

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TMO research: Social Media Marketing in 2014

Recent findings from Social Media Examiner’s 2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report about how marketers are using social media to grow their business caught our attention. The brand’s 6th annual study, a 50 page report packed full of…

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