Handy Hints To Get Over 100,000 Twitter Followers

What's the secret to Twitter success? If you're not Harry Styles or Coca Cola, you will need help. Step forward, Chris Bolman.

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Thinking Digital Returns 20th-22nd May 2014

Thinking Digital will be at the Sage Gateshead Music Centre from the 20th-22nd May for the 7th year running and looking at the speaker line up, it is sure to be an event you don’t want to miss. 

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Why Freelancer Marketplaces Are Still Going Strong

Chinwag recently questioned the quality and value of freelance marketplaces. I wanted to provide an alternative perspective, having used such marketplaces to both find work and hire staff.

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5 Steps To Email Liberation – Carl Rodrigues

Email is not the problem. How you manage it is what’s important.

Here’s 5 steps to email liberation from productivity coach Carl Rodrigues :

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Dispatches From Social Media Week New York - Part Two

Part two of Angela Everitt's blog on her Digital Mission experience at Social Media Week New York. 

Buzzwords from Buzzfeed

Learnings from Jonah Peretti, CEO and founder of Buzzfeed

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Dispatches From Social Media Week New York - Part One

Angela Everitt from Southerly was one of the delegates who joined us on February's Digital Mission stateside. Below you'll find part one of her two part blog on her findings and experiences. 

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Chinwag Psych London

The events bring together a community of academics, psychologists, neuroscientists, behaviour economists, marketers and business consultants to explore the area of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavioural Economics in more depth.

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Date: 15 May 2014
Location: Museum of London, UK

March 5 PsychUp: Dr of Social Media Jillian Ney and Ogilvy’s Daniel Bennett

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PsychUps are for anyone interested in exploring the ever-changing world of behavioural science and how it can be applied to business.

Date: Wednesday 5th March 2014

Time: 6pm

Venue: The Bakery London, 25 City Rd EC1Y 1AA (Map)

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Content Strategy In Three Simple Acronyms

A brilliant blog from the brilliant Mike Teasdale from Harvest Digital on some of the most important issues marketers are facing when trying to get content right - and identifies some common pitfalls.

Content strategy is one of the most interesting and rewarding areas of digital marketing. From a channel perspective it sits across customer experience, social media and organic search.

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16-24s Not Concerned About Virus Protection On Their Mobiles

Four in every five mobile phone owners leave their devices undefended.

That's the stark message from a new report by Voxburner, showing that only 19% of 16-24s use security software.

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The Rise of Telegram - Mobile Messaging App gains 5million Users After Whatsapp Takeover

Facebook may have paid a pretty penny ($19bn to be exact) for messaging app Whatsapp but it’s their rivals that could see the benefit as they're the ones that are clocking up the number of new users. 

Telegram messenger, to name one.

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Did Facebook Pave The Way For A New Kind Of Digital Marketing?

With Facebook recently turning the big 1 0, there has been talk of it reaching it’s peak. Valued at $150 billion and connecting 1.23 billion users, half the worlds Internet connected population, is this really true? 

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PR Must Evolve & Specialise To Survive

Google's recent update to the rules on keywords, links and anchor text in press releases was bad news for some PR and SEO agencies.

The era of low-quality bookmark site links, cleverly embedded links in widgets and mass posting forum comments with optimised links are dead.

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Funding Competition for SME's from Technology Strategy Board

Are you a small enterprise looking for some help with funding?

The lovely folks at the Technology Strategy Board are launching a brand new competition for feasibility studies with up to two million pounds available for small micro companies. To see if you’re company fits the criteria, visit here

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Who's Who and What's What on this year's Digital Mission

It’s almost time for us to head off to the bright lights of New York City, but before we do, there’s just time to let you know who’s coming and what we’ll be doing.  

This year, we have a very impressive list of start-ups and agencies joining us

  • Coull is a technology company that's reinventing the way online video advertising works. 
  • Easyfundraising has been at the forefront of developing technology platforms that harness the power of customer loyalty to generate donations for good causes across the globe.

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