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Why all marketers should be doing video optimisation

3 May 2011 | Annie Wakefield

I begin this blog post with the following prediction: Video listings will increase in prominence within Google’s search engine results page (SERP), in the near future (next 18 months). This is likely be in the [...]

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HRH 2.0 – Will, Kate (sorry, Catherine) and Google…

27 April 2011 | Annie Wakefield

With the Royal Wedding almost upon us, we thought it as good a time as any to conduct our own research into how users are reacting to Will and Kate’s big day. Much was made [...]

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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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Coming Soon – the greatest social media movie. Ever!

24 February 2011 | Henry Elliss

Here on the Tamar blog, we usually steer clear of ‘lighter’ news stories, preferring to stick to sharing our opinions or insight on the latest trends/news that will be relevant to our clients and industry [...]

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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 [...]