London's Mayor, Boris Johnson added his support to this week's Great Tech Expedition to the US, organised by the Mayor's office, UK Trade & Investment with support from Chinwag's trade mission experts, who programme the Digital Mission series.
He said, “We are a city packed with entrepreneurs who are experts in their field and my commitment to them is to provide whatever assistance I can to set them on the path towards international success. The opportunities that this whirlwind tour presents will convert into dollars for the companies and regeneration, jobs and growth back home in London."
The latest and greatest threat to our online security has been dubbed Shellshock. Apparently, it's worse than the Heartbleed bug. Fortunately, Tom Scott, has done a top job of explaining the whole thing in just 4 minutes.
You've probably heard about it on the news or <insert favourite tech blog here> - but how do you test if it's affecting you?
As the Summer holidays draw to a close and mind turn to work, many people entertain the idea of working in some of the fabulous places they’ve visited on their travels.
Can you have it all? A beautiful landscape, a rural idyll and a cutting edge role in digital marketing?
Every client I work with in the ecommerce business is taking the mobile experience seriously. One client, personalised card retailer, TheDogsDoodahs.com, has seen mobile usage almost double over the last year.
To meet this demand they launched a new, fully responsive mobile site. It was worth the effort, in the soft launch phase, mobile conversion rates on the site improved by 85%.
Fraud is a very real consideration for businesses large and small across the UK, but new research shows gender equality in the boardroom might help fight its spread.
There are a seemingly limitless number of potential threats which prey on the smallest oversight or hint of corporate complacency, resulting in losses for the UK economy of over £85bn in the last year alone.
Fraud is in a constant state of evolution; for every scam identified, a new one is born which exploits a new weakness entirely.
There has been a been a lot of chatter on various social networks, okay on Twitter, that Google are pulling of out of the Social Networking business, and closing Google+.
We love Google+ and in our social business workshops we talk about the benefits, especially the Google Authorships combined with Google+'s apparent effect on search and SEO.
Earlier this year, Instagram reported that it had 200 million users, with
this number continuing to increase. The photo-based app, acquired by Facebook
in 2012, shares images with users and has become a marketing tool for brands
How to start blogging using Instagram?
The two can go hand in hand. Your blog strategy builds on
the power and popularity of social sharing with photos or visual marketing.
"Visual marketing can sum up an entire concept with just one photo or it can
complement a well-written piece of content to further highlight its message", says the Make Money Expert Troy Shanks.
We’re excited to announce the next Digital Mission trip, the Great Enterprise Tech Expedition, a collaboration with UK Trade & Investment, the Mayor of London and TechCityUK, supporting 20 of the UK’s fastest growing cloud software firms on a whistlestop 3-city US mission covering Chicago, Boston and NYC from 5-10th Oct 2014.