Archive for 'Thoughts'
Posted on 16. Mar, 2012 by Georgia Artus.
It’s Mother’s Day coming up this weekend, and whereas once upon a time an e-card would have seemed almost impersonal, it may now be the most fitting way to reach some of our beloved mothers. An iMum can come in many forms, from angry-birds addicts to members of the influential Tots100 blogging group. Today, Plusnet announced [...]
Posted on 08. Mar, 2012 by Austin Young.
Google launched their controversial new privacy rules yesterday (Thursday), and the reaction across the board has already been fiery, with everyone from the European Commissioner of Justice and U.S. State Attorney Generals to everyday internet and smartphone users weighing in with their opinions on the matter.
Posted on 07. Mar, 2012 by Amy McInnes.
A foundation for good usability? When faced by too much choice we are shown to make fewer decisions. Why? The more choices we have (be those visual, image, auditory, written text etc.) the more we begin to feel overwhelmed and our decision making process becomes more difficult – a reaction commonly referred to as ‘choice [...]
Posted on 01. Mar, 2012 by Michael Bochel.
Facebook Timeline for brands has only recently been announced but already some brands and organisations have embraced it and updated their Facebook brand pages accordingly. The launch has been widely covered and many have already commented on what it means and why there is the usual outcry when change takes place. I am not here [...]
Posted on 22. Feb, 2012 by Michael Thomson.
A look at how Twitter squatters (or squitters) have Olympic usernames squatted until 2048. I love the forward thinking minds of digital. Many live their lives by the motto: “if you’re not fast you’re last” It’s a good motto to follow. I have to confess a bad habbit; whenever I hear of a new television [...]
Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 by Glynn Davies.
Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011! With the introduction of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations on cookie use and user consent a mere two and bit months away, it’s no surprise that approaches to compliance are a hot [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2012 by Richard Falconer.
There are a ton of expensive SEO tools available. Many of them do a great job but you shouldn’t forget the great data and insight that can be gleaned from free tools. These tools are often overlooked. Blekko Blekko provides a ton of amazing ranking data to SEOs but I rarely [...]
Posted on 07. Feb, 2012 by Michael Thomson.
Monitoring is big business. Brands want to know who said what, where and why. There are hundreds of tools, especially in the social field, that are more than capable of providing great insight into as said. At the same time, search marketing specialists are keen to know when a website is linked to. Out with [...]
Posted on 30. Jan, 2012 by Michael Thomson.
Posted on 30. Jan, 2012 by Jessica Burton.
“Every lamp post and every bus stop will one day very soon, and before the 2012 Olympics, be Wi-Fi enabled.” Boris Johnson, Mayor of London. With the advent of smartphones and the much touted omnipresent ‘cloud’, digital is making its way out of the home and into every minute of our everyday lives. It’s unstoppable [...]