Mike Jeffs

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Tweets vs Rankings from Branded3

A new study from Branded3 has found that the volume of tweets you receive does impact on where you rank in Google. The data is fresh too -collected this month, using another one of the Branded3 sites Twitition, which offers Twitter users a platform to petition through.

The study has already been …

  • Posted: April 26, 2012
  • Tags: Marketing
  • Comments: 2

5 of the Best #Usesforwhitespace

With the Google + redesign, came a surprising amount of large white space which lacked content or use for many G+ users. The white space now has become a bit of a cult humour based topic for many geeks (myself included). It has it’s own trending hashtag and has been blogged about by many online sites.

Here I take a look at 5 of the funniest and creative #usesforwhitespace:

13 Cool Google Plus Brand Pages

Google launched brand pages in Google + back in November 2011, and figures for brand pages on the social network platform have been exploding ever since. This presumably has a lot to do with the fact that having a G+ profile can help to maximise your search results listing in Google thanks to Search Plus Your World, vital for many brands.

Here I take a look at 13 of …

  • Posted: March 20, 2012
  • Tags: Marketing
  • Comments: 1

12 Epic Facebook Brand Timeline Cover Photos

The 30th of March sees all existing brand pages on Facebook updated to the new timeline format. Profiles were updated back in February.

What does this mean for page owners? Well, first and foremost it means a new exciting way to display your brand and also the history of your brand. Secondly, we will likely witness the end of the “like gateway”. With timeline, visitors will see what …

  • Posted: March 17, 2012
  • Tags: Marketing
  • Comments: 3

5 Awesome Facebook Timeline Cover Photo Examples

The Facebook Timeline was rolled out to everyone’s profiles back in February, since that initial launch it has also been published for all brands who have a page on Facebook.

With Timeline, you get cover photos which is a large image that sits at the top of your page/profile. Let’s take  a look at some of the most creative and amusing timeline cover photos, here is my top 5 (because 5 is a nice number),  interpreted to match the mood of days …

  • Posted: March 16, 2012
  • Tags: Marketing
  • Comments: 4

Swing and a miss – 4 seasons of marketing mistakes

BMW – Winter
The weathermen amongst us may or may not be familiar with the branded snowstorm which recently caught fire and burst BMW into PR flames. I am of course referring to last month’s story about BMW who sponsored a cold front so that it would be named after their latest model of Mini Cooper in Germany. Unfortunately for BMW, the stunt back fired when the cold front was responsible for a number of deaths …

  • Posted: February 19, 2012
  • Tags: Marketing
  • Comments: 1

Facebook Depression [infographic]

Something which has been in the public eye for the ast couple of months is mental health. I saw the following infographic on Mashable on Friday which was created by Help For Depression. The infographic shows how we use the social network to share our feelings and the reaction that these statuses …

  • Posted: January 7, 2012
  • Tags: Marketing
  • Comments: 0

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:
A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,300 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 22 trips to carry that many people.
Click here to see the complete report.

  • Posted: January 3, 2012
  • Tags: Marketing
  • Comments: 0

3 creative advertisements of 2011

There’s a great post on Pokkisam.com rouding up the year’s most creative adverts, there were some really funny ads and really creative uses of imagery. Here’s my top three:

Brilliant advert for band-aid, with one of my favourite characters Hulk.

 

Simple and amusing – “wi-fries” from McDonalds (see what I did there?)

Cool update of a …

  • Posted: December 25, 2011
  • Tags: Marketing
  • Comments: 1

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….

  • Posted: December 21, 2011
  • Tags: Marketing
  • Comments: 1

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