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Google’s new ‘readability’ score – An analysis

14 December 2010 | Alex Christie

Google have released a new function (available in Advanced search) to measure readability of websites, making it possible to filter your result set to only include results from a certain level of readability (Basic, Intermediate [...]

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Online Christmas Retail white paper update

8 December 2010 | Henry Elliss

We’ve had great feedback on our Retail white paper and one of our contacts gave us an update on the top brands that are ‘mobile ready’ for Christmas. Our research team’s methodology focused on what [...]

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Location-based mobile search: The place to be

7 December 2010 | Alex Christie

Location-based mobile search trends are showing that there is a shift from purchasing goods online to using local search to track down goods on the high-street. Shoppers are asking themselves why buy online when I [...]

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Mobile set to miss out on great Christmas presence…

29 November 2010 | Tanya Goodin

Christmas is a time for surprise and delights but our new online retail research has delivered only the first of those two joys. Not that this is a bad thing – the lessons we’ve drawn [...]

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Top 20 digital predictions for 2011 – part 2

25 November 2010 | Tanya Goodin

(You can read Part 1 of this blog, along with the intro here) (11) Video will challenge text as the preferred medium Video has been a bit of an ‘always the bridesmaid never the bride’ [...]

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H&M Online Fail

24 November 2010 | Milly Diaz

If you have even the faintest interest in fashion, you will have known that the French uber designer line Lanvin teamed up with high street retailer H&M on a more affordable collection for the less [...]

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Top 20 digital predictions for 2011 – part 1

23 November 2010 | Tanya Goodin

While the credit crunch has eaten its way into most global industries, this year has been a very exciting one in digital, laying the foundations for a 2011 revolution in the way consumers use the [...]

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Twitterlytics has arrived – but what does it do?

18 November 2010 | Annie Wakefield

It looks like Twitter is finally testing user analytics for their service – thanks to @mashable and @mongoosemetrics for the screenshots. Not many other social platforms have this kind of depth attached to their offerings, [...]

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Before 2011… How did our previous predictions fare?

18 November 2010 | Henry Elliss

Before my boss and Tamar’s CEO Tanya Goodin makes her predictions for 2011 (in what has become an annual tradition, not just here at Tamar but in the industry as a whole) I thought it [...]

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Social fairy…have you been touched?

16 November 2010 | Milly Diaz

According to a blog I just read, there’s apparently an American Express fairy lavishing gifts upon tweeps chatting about their product. Talk about booking a trip using Amex points on Twitter and you could find [...]