Posts by Ashley Turner

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McQ Live Stream on Facebook: Great Innovation or Social Media Suicide?

21 February 2012 | Ashley Turner

Every time London Fashion Week comes around, it’s just as certain that a social media innovation will occur as it is that it will rain. British Fashion Designers are creative, imaginative and seem to understand more [...]

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Tamar’s Friday #FailureToLaunch #14 – “Can’t We All Just Get Along?”

20 January 2012 | Ashley Turner

This week has presented several spats in the digital space… From Paula Deen and Anthony Bourdain duking it out on Twitter to the little blackout that thought it could, but just couldn’t to the on-going [...]

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Foursquare is Where It’s At

7 December 2011 | Ashley Turner

The digital world is buzzing these days with talk of various location based service companies, apps and future projects. In recent news, Facebook has acquired the popular location based app Gowalla and hired much of [...]

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Tamar’s Friday #FailureToLaunch #7 – Kardashians, Robbers & Guy Fawkes, Oh My!

4 November 2011 | Ashley Turner

Well, here we are again on a Friday afternoon, looking back at the major fails of the week and we’ve got some humdingers for you this week! Kris Humphries couldn’t keep up with the Kardashians! [...]

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Twitter: Do You Know Who You’re Talking To?

28 October 2011 | Ashley Turner

A new Twitter tool has gone live today that will give brands and individuals the opportunity to know their followers better.  Know Your Twitter Followers, a new product launched by Schmap, takes a look at [...]

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Tamar’s Friday #FailureToLaunch #4 – Blackberry & Apple Crumble Served up on Twitter

14 October 2011 | Ashley Turner

It’s Friday again and you know what that means… it’s time for another recap of the week’s funniest/strangest/most embarrassing FAILs from the week in marketing/online. We hope you’re ready… this week was a doozy! Apple [...]

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5 Ways to make a Facebook brand page sing

30 September 2011 | Ashley Turner

We all know that the secret to social media is content, but once the content is solid, there are so many things a brand can do to spruce up their Facebook page and give it [...]

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Burberry works with Twitter to create social media history

20 September 2011 | Ashley Turner

Yesterday, Burberry collaborated with Twitter to make social media history! I joined my fellow Tamar retail specialists in watching the live streaming of the Burberry Spring 2012 Ready-to-Wear runway show, but what made it extra [...]

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A new social media platform where it’s okay to judge a book by its cover

7 September 2011 | Ashley Turner

If you’re an avid fashion blog reader, you’ve probably seen various posts and tweets about OOTD’s (outfit of the day), showing photos of the blogger, taken in a long mirror or by an accomplice and [...]

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Twitter is the new ‘word of mouth’…

19 August 2011 | Ashley Turner

I remember hearing in university that the most important exposure for a brand is word of mouth. People have always trusted recommendations from family, friends or even friends of friends before they will give in [...]