Posts by Henry Elliss

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Tamar’s Friday #FailureToLaunch #10 – “QANTAS! JESUS CHRIST, QANTAS!”

25 November 2011 | Henry Elliss

It’s been a bumper week for funny videos this week. As with a few of the previous issues of FTL, some of them aren’t quite FAILs in the traditional marketing sense, but they’re all so [...]

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Tamar’s Friday #FailureToLaunch #9 – Dalston Superstars vs Sapient Nitro

18 November 2011 | Henry Elliss

Well, another week has passed by in a blur, and another crop of embarrassing marketing or media fails have revealed their ugly heads. It’s actually been a bumper month for FAILs – when we first [...]

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Tamar’s Friday #FailureToLaunch #8 – Ashton Kutcher and the dancing shoplifter

11 November 2011 | Henry Elliss

Kutch-in-mouth One of Twitter’s biggest celebrity advocates, Ashton Kutcher, has decided to take a break from the micro-blogging site this week, after he caused uproar with a comment about a US football coach. The offending [...]

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Google ditching right-hand PPC ads… but why?

8 November 2011 | Henry Elliss

News this week from Google HQ reveals that Google are rolling-out a change to PPC ads in search results – namely, in some searches (presumably increasing over the coming months) users won’t see the traditional [...]

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Facebook’s EdgeRank, in a nutshell

1 November 2011 | Henry Elliss

If you’ve not come across EdgeRank before, I wanted to give a quick round-up of what it is, why you should care about it and some tips on how you can influence it. These tips [...]

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Tamar’s Friday #FailureToLaunch #6 – Like a Klout round the head…

28 October 2011 | Henry Elliss

It’s been another good week for interesting and funny FAILs online, not just in the world of marketing but on Twitter especially. As usual, we’ve put together ar weekly round-up of some of the best [...]

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Could Apple’s Siri be a threat to search engines?

24 October 2011 | Henry Elliss

Now that Siri has been “out” for a couple of weeks, the Apple-buying public have had a chance to get used to its features – and its “quirks” too. It’s about this sort of time [...]

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Tamar’s Friday #FailureToLaunch #5 – “Siri, what is MC Hammer on?”

21 October 2011 | Henry Elliss

It’s been another good week for online/marketing failures, so as ever we’ve been able to gather together some of the best examples for you – perfect reading for a chilly Friday afternoon! Enjoy… “Sorry, I [...]

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How Will Google’s SSL Encryption Affect Natural Search?

20 October 2011 | Henry Elliss

Google engineer Matt Cutts announced earlier this week that all Google.com users logged into their Google accounts (like gmail) will not be traceable.  This means SEOs like ourselves cannot track what keywords have been used [...]

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Tamar’s Friday #FailureToLaunch #3 – How to upset bloggers in one easy step

7 October 2011 | Henry Elliss

Since it’s Friday once again, it’s time for our weekly round-up for the funniest/strangest/most embarrassing FAILs from the week in marketing/online. It’s been a bit of a sad week online this week, so hopefully some [...]