Posts by Alex Christie

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CSR Project 2009 – Day 1

8 June 2009 | Alex Christie

Well, today was the the first day of the 2009 CSR project for Tamar.  Here in the UK we are working with Oak Lodge School in Balham, South London.  An amazing school which specialises in [...]

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Tamar Community Project at Oak Lodge School – Day 1

8 June 2009 | Alex Christie

  On an overcast morning that broke into occasional sunshine, the Tamar team were warmly welcomed to the Oak Lodge School by School Principal, Denise Morton, Senior Teacher, Claire Ingham and Communication Co-ordinator Lesley Davidson. [...]

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Tamar TLC – Gugulethu round 3, Day 1

8 June 2009 | Alex Christie

Cape Town:  Project managers log It was a fine Winters morning in Cape town when we set off to Gugulethu for day one of our CSR project. Everybody was in high spirits – with only [...]

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Time-sensitive content

5 June 2009 | Alex Christie

Did you know that users can force Google to only display results that have been updated or added? The fact that users can switch their results to display time-sensitive content means that if your site [...]

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The ABC’s of API’s

4 June 2009 | Alex Christie

If you work in the digital space long enough (or are brave enough to venture into the dark windowless rooms where developers are often found slaving away behind computers), you are likely to hear the [...]

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Google’s new look Webmaster Tools

4 June 2009 | Alex Christie

Those of you who have visited Google’s Webmaster Tools recently will have noticed a link at the top of the page inviting users to “check out our new look”.   I have been using the [...]

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React and attract – Ignore and lose rapport

2 June 2009 | Alex Christie

Are you working for a company that is not tracking conversations and feedback about your brand online? Does your business have the agility to react to the opinions of your customers? In my recent experience, [...]

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Flocking Sociable

2 June 2009 | Alex Christie

For those of you that can empathise with me as I enjoy a bit of tittle-tattle with my neighbour over the garden fence, welcome to Flock. Whilst this may conjure images of Robert De Niro [...]

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Oak Lodge and TLC – the building commences!

29 May 2009 | Alex Christie

With just over a week to go until the project, things are really starting to shape up at Oak Lodge. Last weekend, Tony and his team from designbuilding got the foundations underway for our mini [...]

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Google’s Wave blows Microsoft’s Bing out of the water

29 May 2009 | Alex Christie

On the day that Microsoft’s new search engine Bing is announced, Google reinforced its position as market leader by unveiling its new communication platform, Google Wave. Whilst Microsoft chose to display its efforts on revolutionizing [...]