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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31 May 2013

Project 18 Countdown – Celebrating 18 Years in Digital

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few weeks, you can’t have failed to notice that Tamar are gearing up to celebrate a pretty big milestone – we’re turning 18! Yes, that’s right, almost 18 years ago Tamar was created by our CEO and founder Tanya Goodin (who still owns and runs the business today!) and we’re …

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21 May 2013

Pets at Work: The interviews. Part 6 – Boe

Meet the incredibly cute micropig  Boe, from Kew Little Pigs. Kew Little Pigs: Boe 1. What is your favourite part of the office? The sofa 2. What is your best trick? I can walk on the lead and I’m learning to sit. 3. What advice would you give to other office pets? Take advantage of everyone! 4. What is your …

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20 May 2013

Tamar: Pets at work put their best paw forward

Over the last week Tamar have been emphasising the benefits of office pets, but we also want to talk about the great things they do outside of the office! Yesterday our office dogs, Oli & Molly, embarked on their debut charitable act – ‘Best Paw Forward’ for Cancer Research and raised a very respectable £310! Here’s what the naughty twosome got up to on their walk down Thames Path: Upon …

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20 May 2013

Pets at Work: The interviews. Part 6 – Keith

Meet Office Shoes office dog, Keith. Office Shoes: Keith 1. What is your favourite part of the office? Under my Mum’s desk on a fluffy blanket she keeps there for me. 2. What is your best trick? I like rolling over best, but I can jump pretty high these days too. 3. What advice would you give to other office …

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17 May 2013

Pets at Work: The interviews. Part 5 – Shorty

Introducing The office dog at Parker Williams Design – Shorty. Parker Williams Design: Shorty 1. What is your favourite part of the office? Laying in the sun, as it comes through the windows. If I’m lucky people will stop and play with me. 2. What is your best trick? Don’t do tricks but I’ll shake anyone’s hand for some ham. 3. What …

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16 May 2013

Pets at Work: The interviews. Part 4 – Harvey

Introducing The office dog at Teapigs – Harvey. Teapigs: Harvey 1. What is your favourite part of the office? The front doormat, I like to meet and greet all the postman and delivery drivers. 2. What is your best trick? I know my English Breakfast from my Earl Grey! I am an English Breakfast only hound. 3. What advice would you give …

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15 May 2013

10 top tips for living in harmony with social apps and games

If your Facebook or Twitter feed is anything like mine, yesterday’s announcement that Candy Crush Saga has become the world’s most played game may have inspired a few heated debates about how annoyed people get with “app spam” updates. As somebody who both loves and loathes apps – loving them for their ingenuity and fun, hating them for the crap …

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