Posts by Henry Elliss

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Twenty iPhone applications we really love

23 March 2010 | Henry Elliss

As a recent convert to the world of iPhone loveliness, I have found myself spending a lot of time reviewing and playing with iPhone applications. Being a bit of a social media nerd, I’m doubly [...]

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Gowalla vs Foursquare – Battle of the apps!

1 March 2010 | Henry Elliss

As a recent convert to the iPhone, I’ve really enjoyed trying out some of the many apps I’ve heard people talking about for the past, what – year or so? Two of the apps I’ve [...]

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7 lessons you can learn from Southwest Airlines

17 February 2010 | Henry Elliss

If you haven’t been following the ‘buzz’ on Twitter in the past few days, you may have missed what has become the social media story of the week, namely Director Kevin Smith’s experiences with the [...]

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Google Buzzing; Most applauding; Noticeable lack of Waving

9 February 2010 | Henry Elliss

In what is fast becoming the year of ‘big announcements’ from the major players, Google have unveiled their newest foray in to ‘the social space’ tonight. The launch of ‘Google Buzz’ was announced by Google [...]

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Social media spending on the up, according to IAB

3 February 2010 | Henry Elliss

As a member of the IAB social media council, I was lucky to get a sneak-peak at the findings of their survey of UK marketeers on the subject of social media in 2010. As the [...]

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Davos 2010 – The year the World Economic Forum got social

27 January 2010 | Henry Elliss

Well, it had to happen eventually. The past couple of years has seen a massive number of companies, brands, people and even places finally waking up to the influence and power of ‘Social’ – and [...]

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Twitter improve ‘suggested users’ list – now based on algorithm

22 January 2010 | Henry Elliss

“Good news everybody!” News reaches us from Twitter HQ (well – via their blog anyway) that the ‘Suggested users’ function has now been improved to give a better experience to new users. Here’s how Twitter’s [...]

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Google’s Pagerank adapted to prioritise tweeters

13 January 2010 | Henry Elliss

Ever since Google began to include real-time results in the SERPs, from sites like Twitter and other blogs, speculation has been rife as to how they prioritise which tweets appear and which don’t. Whilst a [...]

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Big change for FB top-usage countries – Top 3 now US, UK and Turkey

29 December 2009 | Henry Elliss

As seems to be the tradition at this time of year, I thought I’d take a look back at one of the sites which – despite attempts by Twitter to steal it’s crown – continues [...]

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Will Google’s new URL shortener make tracking easier?

23 December 2009 | Henry Elliss

As you’ll probably have heard by now, Google are stepping in to the URL-shortening game with the launch of their own service – http://goo.gl/. Currently only available for use by Google’s own tools (i.e. The [...]