1 July 2013

Mastering Metrics for SEO

Links play a fundamental role in search engine optimisation. Search engines use links as an indicator of a site’s authority, considering each link to be a vote of confidence. However, not all “votes” are equal. The internet is made up of millions of websites and web pages which vary in quality – as do their respective links. In terms of …

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24 June 2013

Make the most of YouTube as a Social Media platform…

Make the most of YouTube as a Social Media Platform… We love to set challenges here in the Tamar office – it has been said on more than one occasion that we’re quite a competitive bunch…! We like a good inter-office challenge – partly for a bit of competitive fun, but always highlighting an important message. This month’s team challenge …

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24 June 2013

TWIST- The Week in Search/Social from Tamar 17th-21st June 2013

Last week was a really exciting week here at Tamar, as we celebrated our 18th Birthday. Yes, that’s right 18 years in digital – a massive milestone. Consequently, we published four blogs last week. If you didn’t get a chance to read them when they first went live, you can take a look at them now: 1.   Tamar18 Digital Milestones – The …

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21 June 2013

The Big Facebook Product Announcement…Video for Instagram.

Yesterday, as previously rumoured, Facebook announced that Instagram has released an update enabling users to create 15 seconds of video. Of course, being Instagram, your videos can be filtered with a choice of 13 specifically designed filters. Exciting right? Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom has promised that Instagram video incorporates, ‘everything we know and love about Instagram, but it moves.’ One of …

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20 June 2013

Digital Milestones – The interactive timeline!

Now that our ‘Digital Milestones’ report is finished and published, I wanted to take a moment to share another very cool project we’ve put together to coincide with the report. As the report was originally intended to coincide with Tamar’s 18th birthday, I asked our excellent design team to put together an interactive timeline / microsite to showcase some of …

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18 June 2013

Imagine a world without Google…

As you will probably have seen by now, the Number 1 spot in our 18 years ‘Digital Milestones’ white paper (read the full report here, or our blog about the top 10 here) was taken by – no surprises for guessing – the launch of Google. Beating Facebook, Web 2.0, Twitter, the iPhone and more, the launch of the world’s …

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18 June 2013

Tamar18 Digital Milestones – the Top 10

The Report As you can probably tell from our tweets and posts in the past few days, today sees the launch of Tamar’s latest research report: ‘Project18: Digital Milestones‘. We got together with a wealth of influential figures who have witnessed the key moments in digital over the past 18 years, to put together a definitive list of milestones. The …

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14 June 2013

#OMG – Hashtags are coming to Facebook!

Having announced, just a little over a fortnight ago, that they would be launching “Verified Pages”, Facebook have taken another leaf out of Twitter’s book: the world’s biggest social network will soon be supporting hashtags too! Like Twitter, hashtags for Facebook will also allow users to sift through topics of interest in a more organised way. “When you click on …

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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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