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Email Marketing – Campaign Monitor

17 November 2009 | Alex Christie

Sending out bulk emails can be a daunting task at the best of times, especially if you want to track who is opening them, which links they are clicking on and even whether the email [...]

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Bing comes out of Beta! Why now and what can you expect?

13 November 2009 | Alex Christie

Yesterday (November 12th) Microsoft announced that Bing had finally come out of Beta stage in the UK. So what has prompted Microsoft to remove the Beta tag and effectively announce their satisfaction with Bing in [...]

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The man who knows everything about everything

13 November 2009 | Tanya Goodin

As many of you have likely heard, the venerable Stephen Fry brought down the house at the IAB Engage Conference on Wednesday. I was lucky enough to be in the audience for his ‘fireside’ chat [...]

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Facebook phishing scams exploit Blackberry app

29 October 2009 | Henry Elliss

As a Blackberry user, I was prompted this morning to download the latest version of the Blackberry/Facbook – version 1.7.0.18, for those that care. I duly did this, only to find that I had a [...]

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A question of Flash

27 October 2009 | Alex Christie

Adobe Flash (formally Macromedia Flash) first hit our screens in 1996 quickly reaching the cutting edge of web design technology. From banners to full GUI design solutions, Flash offers designers and developer’s powerful animation, audio/video [...]

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Windows 7 – what’s all the fuss about?

21 October 2009 | Alex Christie

This week is the official launch of Windows 7, the operating system that Microsoft is banking on to minimise the damage done by its predecessor, Vista. I have not received my own copy yet, but [...]

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Improving the speed of Outlook 2007

19 October 2009 | Alex Christie

One of the biggest issues with upgrading to Microsoft Office 2007, is that the new version of Outlook is extremely slow – bordering on unusable. Having put up with the slow performance for the past [...]

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The new star of YouTube – Adwords!

14 October 2009 | Alex Christie

It seems after a painfully long time, Google is finally applying their AdWords system to YouTube, allowing UK advertisers to serve keyword targeted video content to the masses. Google isn’t overcomplicating things, by applying their [...]

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The outlook is cloudy

14 October 2009 | Tanya Goodin

Your worst nightmare when you throw a party is that you get all your cheese and pineapple nibbles ready, shine the dance floor for your break-dancing employees and then no-one comes. The worst nightmare on [...]

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Is real-time the future of the web?

9 October 2009 | Alex Christie

There has been a lot of talk about the real-time web and how it is ‘the future’ but what exactly is the real-time web and why should we care? Put simply, the real-time web is [...]