Social Media

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Bin Laden death highlights clash between new and old journalism

6 May 2011 | Annie Wakefield

Unfortunately, Kate and Will’s glory did not last for too long in the news. Their popularity was ‘stolen’ by Osama bin Laden only two days after the ‘wedding of the decade’. For the online industry [...]

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A Twitter Experiment – The Dangers of Blind ReTweeting

21 April 2011 | Henry Elliss

Yesterday, I did something a bit sneaky. I’d even go as far as to say it was a little bit mean… But it was all in order to make a point, so hopefully those people [...]

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Facebook’s Like Button + Google = +1

31 March 2011 | Annie Wakefield

Google launched its latest foray into the social space yesterday with the release of their answer to Facebook’s “Like” button, the +1. Google +1 is already available to use in the US and is appearing [...]

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Cashing-in on Charlie Sheen – social media #FAIL or #WIN?

10 March 2011 | Henry Elliss

Note: These opinions are those of the author alone, not Tamar.com or their employees As somebody who has been watching the Charlie Sheen ‘situation’ unfolding for a good few weeks now, I’ve been amazed at [...]

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Are you measuring the FULL benefits of your online marketing?

4 March 2011 | Annie Wakefield

Do you say ‘Good morning’ to other people working in your office when you arrive? Would you recommend that as a good idea to others? If so, why? Do you know the hard, measurable returns [...]

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It’s all about content, content, content!

14 February 2011 | Milly Diaz

Last week, London took part in the worldwide ‘Social Media Week’ movement and I had the chance to check out a few lectures and panel discussions hosted by our local organizers. The message that came [...]

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Which British Brands are feeling the love today?

14 February 2011 | Tanya Goodin

Valentine’s Day seemed to us to be the perfect day to release our first “Britain’s Best Loved Brands” table. We’ve been spending at lot of time at Tamar thinking about brand love. What makes a [...]

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Facebook launch new photo-viewing interface – downloading now supported

4 February 2011 | Henry Elliss

Note: Usually I’d wait until somebody else had blogged about this before putting virtual pen-to-paper, so that I could refer to official sources, gather opinion and all that jazz. But I’ve not spotted anybody else [...]

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Search, social, mobile and more – integration is key

4 February 2011 | Tanya Goodin

This week’s issue of new media age features an excellent ‘leader’ column by editor Justin Pearse, looking at the need for integration and evolution in online marketing agencies. As Justin points out, Social Media marketing [...]

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Happy customers drive good SEO

31 January 2011 | Tanya Goodin

There are a couple of things about SEO that have been bugging me for a while, and from what I see these are also on other peoples radars as well. They’re somewhat connected, both being [...]