10 June 2013

Tamar18 – How we’re celebrating

Like anyone approaching their 18th birthday we’re getting increasingly more excited for the big day. In case you haven’t been following our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook updates, or you haven’t downloaded our fantastic digital milestone app ‘Tamar18’, it’s only 8 days to go… Everyday we’ve been using different photo editing apps to Photo-share the countdown. We’ve also asked some of the …

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31 May 2013

Project 18 Countdown – Celebrating 18 Years in Digital

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few weeks, you can’t have failed to notice that Tamar are gearing up to celebrate a pretty big milestone – we’re turning 18! Yes, that’s right, almost 18 years ago Tamar was created by our CEO and founder Tanya Goodin (who still owns and runs the business today!) and we’re …

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15 May 2013

10 top tips for living in harmony with social apps and games

If your Facebook or Twitter feed is anything like mine, yesterday’s announcement that Candy Crush Saga has become the world’s most played game may have inspired a few heated debates about how annoyed people get with “app spam” updates. As somebody who both loves and loathes apps – loving them for their ingenuity and fun, hating them for the crap …

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15 March 2013

7 Reasons why robust social measurement ROCKS!

If you’ve been following my posts lately, you’ll have heard about TouchScore™ – Tamar’s social media measurement tool. I won’t go over old ground here – if you’ve not read them already, start with “How do you measure the effectiveness of social media? Introducing TouchScore™” and then go on to “TouchScore™ – why do we need effective social measurement?“. Right, …

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8 March 2013

Latest Facebook news feed release – what does it all mean?

In what is fast becoming the most eagerly anticipated/dreaded moment in most Facebook users’ year, Facebook have this week announced the latest iteration of their news feed – making some pretty sweeping changes that will “change the way we use Facebook”… or something like that anyway. Don’t they say that every time? One thing is for sure – it’ll take …

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8 March 2013

TouchScore – why do we need effective social measurement?

Last week we introduced you to TouchScore, Tamar’s holistic social measurement tool. I explained some of the major benefits of a tool like TouchScore to your business, as well as giving you a bit of insight in to how the tool works. But why is effective social measurement so important in the first place? Let me take you through a …

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15 February 2013

Twitter to start valuing your tweets – how will yours fair?

In an announcement this week, targeted at their Developer community, Twitter have launched a new attribute to their API which ranks/values individual tweets based on their effectiveness. Before you switch off and say “Twitter have API’d what to their Whosit now?”, let me clarify – whilst this is currently a “behind the scenes” change which will only be visible to …

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20 December 2012

20th December: Remember When Jessica Ennis Won Heptathlon Gold?

Golden Girl Jess Ennis started Team GB’s Gold rush on Super Saturday – the image of her with the flag around her shoulders, the tears, the cheers… What an incredible day for British sport. Add to that her second place in this week’s “Sports Personality of the Year”and you’ve got a pretty good year for the girl from Sheffield. And …

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11 December 2012

11th December- Remember When Mo Farah Won 5,000m Gold?

Today, in our ‘Year to Celebrate’ app , we look back and celebrate Mo Farah winning Gold in the 5,000 meters! When Mo emigrated to the UK he barely spoke a word of English. Two decades on, his sporting ability has helped to inspire generations. His phenomenal feat of becoming the 5,000 meters Olympic champion, is his most inspiring to date and …

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