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Check-in’ out the location-based apps, Pt 1 – FourSquare

11 October 2010 | Henry Elliss

This is the first in a series of five blogs, looking at some of the major players in the location-based app business – FourSquare, Gowalla, Facebook Places, Yelp and SCVNGR. As well as looking at [...]

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Search Pro Tips – Episode 1. Advice for new marketers [VIDEO]

5 October 2010 | Alex Christie

If you read our blogs on a regular basis, you’ll know how much we enjoy sharing knowledge and opinions here at Tamar. Well, we want to make sure that we take that one step further [...]

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Google SEO Starter Guide II (The Sequel)

1 October 2010 | Alex Christie

If you had to choose who you would like to receive a best practice SEO guide from, it would probably be Google (apart of Tamar of course). Well, the search engine with all the secrets [...]

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Consumer dash to mobile Search means brands need to rethink online strategies

29 September 2010 | Tanya Goodin

Tamar’s Mobile 2010 White Paper out this morning shows that UK consumers are making a dash to mobile as a Search platform. It is hard to argue with figures showing mobile search engine traffic increasing [...]

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The importance of language and Google Instant

20 September 2010 | Alex Christie

As a former translator, transitioning to SEO was a somewhat natural progression. Identifying language nuances and searching for the most compatible expression to match sentence by sentence was an everyday challenge – something I believe [...]

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Facebook Places arrives on UK shores; Nobody surprised

17 September 2010 | Henry Elliss

At about 7.45 this morning, Facebook held an event here in London to launch a ‘secret’ new service. This may well be the worst-kept secret I’ve EVER seen! : ) The moment the event was [...]

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Meet the new Twitter – same service, whole new style

15 September 2010 | Henry Elliss

Unless you got a particularly long lie-in this morning, you’ll no doubt have seen the buzz currently going around about the brand new Twitter interface – announced last night by the Twitter team. Launched with [...]

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Is Facebook Highjacking Non-Profit Brand Identities?

14 September 2010 | Milly Diaz

Today I discovered something rather odd about the non-profit profile pages on Facebook.  Often times, it appears they have two “official” profiles, and the second profile is a community page. Ultimately, this Facebook community page [...]

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Epictetus – The father of social media?

10 September 2010 | Henry Elliss

If you’re the sort of person that has to do or see lots of presentations, you’ll know how people love to sprinkle relevant quotes in to their powerpoints and keynote decks, to keep you interested. [...]

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Google Instant and keywords – what comes next?

9 September 2010 | Annie Wakefield

The web is literally buzzing after last night’s announcement of Google Instant. This has undoubtedly changed the search landscape and of course, my team’s area of expertise, content. Writing good online content depends on a [...]