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How to beat procrastination – 9 actionable tips

How to beat procrastination – 9 actionable tips

Are you always asking yourself how to be more productive? It’s hard, isn’t it? We live in a world full of distractions and full of people telling you how to be productive. But, before you consign this blog post to the ‘read it all before’ pile, we’d just ask that you...

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User Explorer Reports in Google Analytics

User Explorer Reports in Google Analytics

f you use Google Analytics – and you should be – you may have noticed a new feature has appeared in the Audience menu: User Explorer.
The Big G has announced it is slowly rolling out the new metric, and the companies promotions team has been lauding the feature, describing it as “exciting” “stunning” and “long-awaited”.

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How Social Media Is Evolving Customer Service

How Social Media Is Evolving Customer Service

Social media has already revolutionised the way online users stay digitally connected, share content and interact with one another. These dynamic networks have even helped online businesses to expand their reach and improve conversion. And now companies are finding...

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4 Tips For Social Media Marketing On Linkedin

4 Tips For Social Media Marketing On Linkedin

For B2B professionals, Linkedin is arguably the social network to be. The growing number of professional service providers are reaping the rewards of instant connections - to the right people. And now Linkedin has developed a publishing platform, not only can online...

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How To Conduct Consumer Research of Social Media

How To Conduct Consumer Research of Social Media

Social media has seen a shift in web consumerism. Online shoppers are savvier these days and armed with anti-spam defences are more difficult to reach. Yet the paradox is, social media networks still provide a powerful tool that enables companies to connect with...

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How Online Consumers Feel About Personalisation

How Online Consumers Feel About Personalisation

Online marketers are focusing on humanising their brand and personalising their service. But how do consumers really feel about a personalised retail experience? A recent survey by Accenture shows there are conflicting interests about how personal brands are. Although...

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Pros and Cons of Purchasing on Google

Pros and Cons of Purchasing on Google

Google recently launched a buy button to help make mobile shopping easier. Although the service is still in beta testing, retailers are asking questions as to whether “Purchasing on Google” will benefit their online stores. For the time being, the service is not going...

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5 Tips To Attracting Relevant Website Traffic

5 Tips To Attracting Relevant Website Traffic

Attracting web traffic to your site is all well and good, but if visitors are not engaging with your content or buying your products, your marketing efforts are all for nothing. To be successful online you need to attract relevant traffic. Here are some tips. Target...

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How To Get The Most From Facebook Ads

How To Get The Most From Facebook Ads

Now that Facebook is pushing paid advertising, it’s time marketers changed their social media strategy. So if you are going down the paid ad route, what tactics should you use to get the most bang for your buck? Targeted audience You would be surprised by the number...

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Why Digital Marketing Needs Collaboration

Why Digital Marketing Needs Collaboration

Tips for Managing a Digital Marketing Project Digital marketing is essentially a creative field, and like any large scale artistic production, requires the influence of multiple skillsets. Promoting your business online therefore requires collaboration. Furthermore,...

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How Social Intranet Can Resolve Your Collaboration Issues

How Social Intranet Can Resolve Your Collaboration Issues

The digital age is changing the way we work. Or at least it gives companies the potential to adopt new practices that are cost-effective and wide-reaching. Communication technology makes it possible for companies to improve the lines of communication both with users...

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How To Track Revenue In Social Media Networks

How To Track Revenue In Social Media Networks

Social media marketing is a great way to pull visitors to your site, but without relevant data it is difficult to determine how much revenue you are generating from social channels. Basic data analysis allows you to measure traffic and even analyse which titles are...

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PPC News: Verify Contacts Numbers For Adwords

PPC News: Verify Contacts Numbers For Adwords

You may remember Google launched a call-only feature in their Adwords account earlier this year. Well, now they are asking companies to verify the numbers prospects have to call. If you are not familiar with the call-only feature in Adwords, it is simply an option for...

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Why has Facebook started advertising on TV?

Why has Facebook started advertising on TV?

Facebook recently launched three TV ads in the UK - but there seems no clear reason why the social media giant would need to do this. Business Insider couldn't work it out either, saying; 'It's not entirely clear what the aim of the advertising is, beyond perhaps...

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Why Do Financial Advisors Still Resist Social Media?

Why Do Financial Advisors Still Resist Social Media?

A recent piece in the New York Times discusses how social media and online marketing affect financial advisors. To be precise, it quotes Mitchell S. Rock, a senior vice president at Morgan Stanley. He's an advocate of social media, saying it helps get ideas in front...

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Leveraging The Friday Feeling With Digital Marketing

Leveraging The Friday Feeling With Digital Marketing

Back in the 1990's, Cadbury picked up on the Friday Feeling, using it in its celebrated Crunchie advert. The Friday vibe is one of happiness, positivity and the hint of some time with family and friends. There is money to be made from using marketing to evoke similar...

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Improving Your Online Reputation In 5 Steps

Improving Your Online Reputation In 5 Steps

Reputation is a pretty big deal in business, especially in the virtual world. Customers want to be assured they are dealing with reliable professionals and to guarantee this search engines demand trust and authority in their rankings. Building a reputation online is...

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How Are Marketers Changing Tactics On Social Media?

How Are Marketers Changing Tactics On Social Media?

A recent report published by Leadtail Social Insights in conjunction with Neustar highlights compelling content is crucial to engaging followers on social media. Subsequently, marketers are sharing more news from established and reliable sources and creating more of...

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What Do The Experts Say About Marketing On Twitter?

What Do The Experts Say About Marketing On Twitter?

Marketers cannot underestimate the power of social media marketing. Twitter is a prime example. However, it can be frustrating when you do not get results. Believe it not, but tweeting has etiquette. The first thing to realise is that you will not become a Twitter...

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Google Launch Store Visit Metrics

Google Launch Store Visit Metrics

Analysing Google Adwords data is about to get better. The Store Visits metric enables shop owners to verifying how effective your ad campaigns are at attracting customers to your physical store. The store visit metric will be added to the Estimated Total Conversions...

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Facebook Looking To Develop Speech Recognition Service

Facebook Looking To Develop Speech Recognition Service

Facebook look to be advancing plans to provide users with a voice recognition service. The social media giant has purchased start-up company Wit.ai which builds voice activated interfaces. The new technology understands natural language and will allow users to...

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Is It Time To Rethink Your Social Network Choices?

Is It Time To Rethink Your Social Network Choices?

Choosing the right social networks for your marketing efforts is a vital part of your wider strategy. And just like everything else digital social networks evolve over time - which means the right choices five years ago may not be the best places to engage with your...

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Where Is Your Online Presence Losing You Sales?

Where Is Your Online Presence Losing You Sales?

As business owners continue to increase their digital marketing investment, it's important they keep a keen aye on their ROI to make sure their efforts are paying off. No matter how proud you are of your website and entire online presence, it doesn't count for much...

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