16 September 2015

Tamar win Silver: Digital Agency of the Year 2015

Yesterday was a pretty big day for us here at Tamar. After our successful Social Media Week event, ‘Be a Better Blogger’ we headed across town to the third annual awards ceremony for the Online Retail Awards, where we had a handful of nominations. We were extremely proud to have been shortlisted, both for our client campaigns for Barchester Healthcare …

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15 September 2015

Blogger Spotlight – Kirsty from Something Crunchy Mummy

It’s day 2 of Social Media Week, and we’re onto our second interview! If you missed our first one, make sure you catch up on our interview with Lydia from Pererro Travel. Don’t forget that all throughout Social Media Week you can follow what we’re up to by either searching our hashtag #SMWBlogger on Twitter or Instagram, or by following us @TamarUK. Next up we’re …

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14 September 2015

Blogger Spotlight – Lydia from Pererro Travel

It’s Social Media Week! Every day this week we’ll be posting an interview with a blogger, to get more insight into how they work, and how they write. Don’t forget that all throughout Social Media Week you can follow what we’re up to by either searching our hashtag #SMWBlogger on Twitter or Instagram, or by following us @TamarUK. For our …

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4 September 2015

The Blogger’s Guide to Social Media Week

Are you attending our event Be A Better Blogger at Social Media Week? SMWLondon kicks off a week today and if you are a blogger or aspiring blogger, then it’s a great opportunity to gain some insight on how you can raise your profile. To help you, we’ve highlighted the blogger related events we’d recommend for the week and why, with time …

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3 September 2015

How big will #ForceFriday be?

Nearly 40 years ago, millions of Star Wars fans rushed to purchase branded toys and figures from their favourite film. Unable to cope with unexpectedly high demand, the race for merchandise famously left many children disappointed at the prospect of a Skywalker-less Christmas. A lot has changed since those days, but fandom’s excitement remains. As the release date of Star …

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29 July 2015

Twitter joke plagiarism

It’s been brought to everyone’s attention this week that Twitter is removing allegedly ‘stolen’ jokes, without investigating the accusations. It was brought to everyone’s attention by the twitter account @PlagiarismBad, although they themselves have admitted they don’t think they’re responsible for Twitter’s crackdown, they simply noticed it first. So what if people steal jokes on Twitter? People steal jokes all the time. But to …

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24 July 2015

5 things which happened in SEO this month

SEO is a very fast moving industry. With Google and other search engines constantly moving the goal posts, it’s essential for us to keep up with the latest news and stay ahead of the game. Here are 5 things which happened in SEO so far this month. Panda 4.2 After 10 months wait, Google has rolled out yet another Panda …

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10 July 2015

Is Google’s algorithm sexist?

    It’s not a good month for Google is it? Last week they were forced to issue an apology after their new Photos app misidentified black people as ‘gorillas’, and it wasn’t long ago that the news came out that if you search for ‘CEO’ on Google Images, the first woman that shows up is Barbie. Now fresh research …

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26 June 2015

3 SEO tips for DuckDuckGo

How often have you asked someone a question about something you don’t know, and their response is “why don’t you Google it?”. There’s even a site called Let Me Google That For You where you can create a searches for people in a very addictive and mocking way. We all know that Google is poised for world domination, but there …

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22 June 2015

3 Things We Learnt At London Tech Week

  With the hustle and bustle of London’s annual tech week now a distant memory, we decided to take a look back at three of the most important lessons that the industry as a whole can take away from the events of the capital’s technological symposium. 1. London is Kind of a Big Deal for Tech What became abundantly clear …

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