2 April 2013

Introducing Spotlight: The Model for Identifying Influencers | Health and Beauty

Blogging originally started off as a way for ordinary people to digitally document everyday life in the form of online diaries. However, within the last decade or so, the blogging trend has dramatically evolved causing a blogosphere explosion. The power of the ‘influencer’ is something that brands simply cannot afford to ignore. Good news! This month, it’s all about the …

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12 November 2012

TWIST! This week in social/search @TamarUK : 5-9th November

This week we published four blogs from the Tamar Team. If you didn’t get the opportunity to read them take a look now: 1. #Socialmedia How to successfully use social media for sales: Discussed research surrounding the prediction that social media will be used to bring in high levels of revenue by 2015. Discover the dos and don’ts of using social …

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11 August 2010

Dear bloggers – if you want interaction, make it easy…

As somebody who spends a fair bit of time reading and research industry news for my job – as well as commenting on blogs in my spare time too – I get very frustrated about how difficult some bloggers make this process. Considering one of the defining features of a blog is the ability to comment on stories (as opposed …

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14 April 2010

Twitter adds ads, but not as we had expected…

The savvy-thinkers over at Twitter finally made a much-anticipated announcement this week – that they’re finally ready to allow advertising on their website. Industry pundits have been speculating for over a year now on how Twitter will turn their increasingly-popular service in to a bonefide revenue-generator, and with this announcement it seems like they might finally be heading in the …

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8 October 2009

Where oh where are the CEO blogs?

Blogging appears to be the hot topic of the week. On Monday, the US Federal Trade Commission issued a blogger clamp down. Then on Wednesday, I came across two interesting blog-related posts. In the morning I read through the BBC’s piece about Blogger’s 10th anniversary and accompanying analysis of blogging’s influence on the way people communicate their views and what …

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15 July 2009

Blog posts on Google expanded

Additional blog descriptions now included Searching for digital cameras this morning I noticed that the blog descripitons have now been extended to include more detail. Previously there was just the heading and then some limited text. Now,a s you see below you get het title of the Blog, the name of the Blog hosting the content and the date the …

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2 June 2009

Flocking Sociable

For those of you that can empathise with me as I enjoy a bit of tittle-tattle with my neighbour over the garden fence, welcome to Flock. Whilst this may conjure images of Robert De Niro giving a truth test to Ben Stiller, meeting this flocker will give you social junkies just what you need. Do you have multiple accounts and …

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