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Why I’m using Slideshare and PowerPoint to my Advantage

Back in January I set myself the goal of using SlideShare more. Why you might ask?
Why?
This developed from my passion to optimise for your own name and use your social media profiles as a way to enhance your career rather than hide away from. In terms of SEO, Slideshare and other social networking sites have extremely strong, authoritative domains.

Having strong profiles on these domains is an easy way to make a ‘land grab’ for …

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Top marketing blogs to read in 2013

TopRank

Toprank is masterminded by Lee Odden. I first encountered Lee at Ion Search in Leeds back in April 2012. His talk “Optimise & Socialise For More Customers” was first class and the way he connected search and content …

WordPress Wishlist Survey 2011 [infographic]

Oh go on then, a couple more infographics before the new year. Those in the know about WordPress will realise that this blog is in fact a Wordpress blog, which is probably my favourite blog platform.

This infographic from Woo Themes, shows some key WordPress facts, including reasons why people choose to use WordPress as their blogging platform; for ease of CMS (content management system) and coding….

Why You Should have a Mobile Friendly Website [infographic]

We all know that mobile search is big and that having a mobile presence is vital, or at least you should know that! These stats from SKYRKT.com give an insight into why you need mobile friendly websites for your.


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Social Commerce Psychology [infographic]

Social commerce is a big talking point at present, particularly now that brand pages have been released across most social media sites – Facebook, G+ and recently Twitter.

This infographic by tabjuice.com gives us some insight into the consumer buying behaviour for social commerce.

Online Tools – Making Banners, Flash Ad’s & Buttons

A great online tool for producing pretty much any type of online ad banner possible would definitely be worth a look for businesses with smaller budgets, who perhaps can only stretch to media spend and not creative.

Fear not such a tool does exist in the form of Banner Snack. Simply sign up, or if you’d prefer connect via Twitter, Google ID, Flickr etc and then you’re all set.

The functionality …

Using Negative Space for a Logo

Recently I’ve been working on some logo’s for a consultancy firm who are re branding. Although not a designer myself, the concept and ultimately the creation of a logo for a brand is something that really interests me.

Traditionally a brand or branding involved ‘labelling’ your cattle with a stamp, and the term branding has …

  • Posted: May 31, 2011
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Reporting Tools – Word Clouds

I’m sure you like I are looking for good ways or tools to liven up client reports and other work related documents. Having been a fairly avid user of wordle.net, I had a little look around for other tools that may be available.

Tagxedo.com is a great tool, almost a step up from wordle and has a few more options. For instance, you can enter a URL …

Trusting Social Media

Yesterday, I featured an article on social media. One of the points raised in the post was the issue of trust, and how reliable information found on social sites was. It is with this in mind that a connection with news can be found. The Drum, have today written about a poll asking participants to simply state …

The Social Media Bandwagon

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The world of social media has transformed the way marketers interact with their consumers, moving away from previous tools such as email marketing. The idea of sharing something isn’t new these are the the equivalents to ‘word of mouth’ and latterly the ‘send to a friend’ function.

Whilst …

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