social media

Very, Very Pinteresting

Pin and save

The video and image pinboard site Pinterest recently revealed that they would begin rolling out price drop email alerts.


For users, the alerts will serve as a handy little alert to the latest promotions on products they’ve pinned. For businesses it’s a free, personalised email marketing offering coordinated via Pinterest. A great addition for all, I’m sure you’ll agree.

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Internet Leaders Dinner: Inside Social with ASDA

At this dinner Dominic will guide us through their journey of social media strategy and implementation. Dom will share his experiences on implementing ASDA's Social Media Strategy.

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Date: 10 September 2013
Location: Elysee Restaurant, UK

Is Social Media Killing Our Kids’ Creativity?

Kids on calls

A recent survey revealed that one in 10 children have a mobile phone before the age of 5. Five years old!

The reasons behind this are perhaps obvious, but what does this early exposure to digital do to a developing imagination?

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Getting Social Media Right

Get it RIGHT

I will spare you a long introduction about how many companies use social these days, and how good it can be for them. We know all that.

Instead, I'd like to talk about how it's not enough to just be 'on' social media.

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Spite vs Spirit In Social Media

Stop Sign

The death of Hannah Smith, a young girl apparently driven to suicide by anonymous bullying on, is the latest tragedy in a list of ‘Deaths Caused by Social Media’.

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Can conflicts be good for creativity?


When collaborating on an idea using IT or social media, disagreement is inevitable.

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Choosing channels for Leadership Communication: Dos and Don'ts

social media channels

Finding a channel is not difficult, but finding the right one for you can take time and research.

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Facebook Hashtag

After the fuss, it's fizzled out. Facebook has launched hashtags, but are they working?

Perhaps I follow people and brands that don’t realise that hasthags can be used, but I think it's more likely they just don't give a monkey's about them.

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5 Tricks To Get More Retweets [infographic]

Getting Retweets

Quick Sprout, the digital marketing and social media hub, has released a useful infographic outlining the factors which influence the chance of retweets. Adhering to these guidelines will apparently boost the chances of your tweets being shared:

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SMWLDN 2013: Hubs, VIP Passes and Sponsors Announced

Social Media Week London

Social Media Week London 2013 is approaching rapidly, and we're celebrating the release of two of our three Official Hubs!

Our SMWLDN HQ location is still being kept a secret, although we can confirm that it will be located in Covent Garden! Bloomberg's tech savvy offices in East London will serve as the location of our Business & Entrepreneurship Hub, while Virgin is hosting the Disruptors Hub in Paddington.

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The Ultimate Social Media Post

Perfect Blog Post

Sharing and declaring are the foundation of social media, but businesses are still unable to decide on one issue: is there such a thing as the ideal post?

What makes consumers like a post? What makes them share? Answering these questions is tough, but can lead to an increase in awareness and stronger customer relationships.

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22 Vine and Instagram Ideas

Instagram and Vine

Really clever things are happening on Vine and Instagram, two free social apps that ask us to communicate through images. Sift's Digital Engagement Manager, Elena Goodrum asks:

How can not-for-profits make the most of them?

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Performance Marketing Insights:London

Harnessing all areas of Performance Marketing on an international platform, Performance Marketing Insights brings together the key decision makers from across the world Providing the best in Networking and a real chance to meaningfully connect with the people who matter, for everyone whose serious about getting smarter with their performance.

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Date: 29 October 2013
Location: The Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, UK

Understanding Social Business, Social Data and Social CRM

Social CRM

Understanding Social Business, Social Data and Social CRM

The true value of social media, say the wise, lies in business, data and CRM.

Those elements, along with customer service and engagement marketing, will be discussed in detail next week, on July 8-9 in London, at Social CRM 2013.

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#KittenCamp – D&AD New Blood Special!

#KittenCamp is an event for web-loving, ad industry folk to watch memes, listen to awesome guest speakers and drink (FREE) beer. On July 3rd, #KittenCamp will be teaming up with D&AD for a special evening as part of ‘New Blood 2013′, celebrating this year’s best new graduates.

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Date: 3 July 2013
Location: CAFÉ 1001, UK