Hyper-Local Marketing

What is it? Although there is no solid definition for the term “hyper-local marketing”, the term can be summarised as follows. Hyper-local marketing is somewhat of a niched marketing. So, for example, this can be a marketing campaign targeted ...

November 29th, 2013 Posted in business, huge thoughts, online marketing, SEO, social media, technology | No Comments »

What is it? Although there is no solid definition for the term “hyper-local marketing”, the term can be summarised as follows. Hyper-local marketing is somewhat of a niched marketing. So, for example, this can be a marketing campaign targeted toward a specific region, to target a specific audience. Most of this type of marketing is done online. Any marketing campaign has a number of key components: Goals Target market Understanding of strengths and weaknesses Activities Measures Feedback Many... (more...)

15 Must-Have Business Apps

 Focus@will Focus@will uses a specially formulated music system for you to listen to. This increases productivity by increasing your focus levels. 2.  Wunderlist Whether it be for your SmartPhone, iPad or PC, this app is a great tool. P...

November 29th, 2013 Posted in business, Development, huge thoughts, lifestyle, social media, technology | No Comments »

 Focus@will Focus@will uses a specially formulated music system for you to listen to. This increases productivity by increasing your focus levels. 2.  Wunderlist Whether it be for your SmartPhone, iPad or PC, this app is a great tool. Primarily used as a ideas and memo tool, keep your lists handy too. 3.    Box This app allows users to edit files and securely send them to customers or colleagues effortlessly. View the progress of company projects and give feedback all in one easy application. 4.   ... (more...)

Virtualized Travels: Google’s Tour Builder

Google Earth allows internet users to virtually travel the world with the simple click of a mouse. However, a new feature will now change the way people document their real-life travels forever. Have a look at Google’s new Tour Builder. Although...

November 20th, 2013 Posted in Development, huge thoughts | No Comments »

Google Earth allows internet users to virtually travel the world with the simple click of a mouse. However, a new feature will now change the way people document their real-life travels forever. Have a look at Google’s new Tour Builder. Although still in its beta phase, this application allows users to create a narrative through photos, videos, text and Google Earth itself. This was originally created as a way for US Marine Veterans to tell their stories. But now, it’s open to all. By simply... (more...)

Volvo Trucks and The Viral Van Damme Spectacular

Volvo has taken their brand image to the next level. Their latest video has seen viral results in the past five days. With over 30 million views on YouTube and over 1.6 million shares on social media, Volvo has struck viral gold. Uploaded to YouTube ...

November 20th, 2013 Posted in online marketing, social media | No Comments »

Volvo has taken their brand image to the next level. Their latest video has seen viral results in the past five days. With over 30 million views on YouTube and over 1.6 million shares on social media, Volvo has struck viral gold. Uploaded to YouTube on the 15th of November 2013, the collaboration between Van Damme and Volvo is simply genius. Barbara Lippert, an advertising columnist from mediapost.com com says, “This is completely unique. It’s an incredible human way to show the equilibrium... (more...)

Twitter Execs Rake in the Cash Money

The first 2 weeks of a new month is a depressing time for most. Debit orders have come off and payments have gone out, not leaving you with much to play with. However... Twitter executives and investors have found themselves rolling in the dough afte...

November 19th, 2013 Posted in Other | No Comments »

The first 2 weeks of a new month is a depressing time for most. Debit orders have come off and payments have gone out, not leaving you with much to play with. However… Twitter executives and investors have found themselves rolling in the dough after Twitter shares recently hit the open Market on Thursday. Twitter Shares On Thursday Twitter shares hit the open market. The original target price was sitting at $26 per share (announced the Wednesday before). At the opening bell, shares hit up to... (more...)

The Link Between Bigger Brains and Video Games

Yes, it has been scientifically proven! Many avid gamers have had the reputation of being recluses, boring and socially awkward… But how about this? They might actually be smarter, and all with due thanks noted to their 3D world habit. Molecular...

November 19th, 2013 Posted in Other | No Comments »

Yes, it has been scientifically proven! Many avid gamers have had the reputation of being recluses, boring and socially awkward… But how about this? They might actually be smarter, and all with due thanks noted to their 3D world habit. Molecular Psychiatry Study Says… So here’s the down low. A new study has taken place that investigates the effect of video games on the volume of the brains gray matter. This is the tissue that controls your muscles, memory, language as well as sensory perception. What,... (more...)

Facebook’s 5 Star Ratings: Good or Bad?

How Will your Brand be Affected? Hello Social Media folk... Facebook is bringing out a new application just for you. How do you feel about star ratings? Well, say hello to Facebook’s new app. This brand feature displays a 5 star rating undern...

November 19th, 2013 Posted in Other | No Comments »

How Will your Brand be Affected? Hello Social Media folk… Facebook is bringing out a new application just for you. How do you feel about star ratings? Well, say hello to Facebook’s new app. This brand feature displays a 5 star rating underneath the company’s name on business pages. These ratings are nothing new; however, the new placement could be an entirely new feature. Rest easy, this is still just in prototype mode. So why is a this big deal you may ask? Well, people are more likely... (more...)

The Launch of Virgin StartUp

On the 24th of October 2013, Sir Richard Branson announced the latest division of his Virgin Empire, the Virgin StartUp. This not-for-profit company serves to empower young entrepreneurs across the UK by providing financial support, mentoring and bus...

November 5th, 2013 Posted in business, huge thoughts | No Comments »

On the 24th of October 2013, Sir Richard Branson announced the latest division of his Virgin Empire, the Virgin StartUp. This not-for-profit company serves to empower young entrepreneurs across the UK by providing financial support, mentoring and business advice across all sectors. “I started my first business with a handful of coins out of a phone-box at school, but it was the £300 from my mum that really kick-started our Student magazine and sparked the Virgin adventure 40 years ago. Today,... (more...)

Social Media 101: Quality Not Quantity

All Social Media Strategists attention! Are you implementing the quality vs. quantity approach in your campaigns? In case you didn’t know how important it is, in the world of social media, it is just as important to create a good first impression a...

November 5th, 2013 Posted in business, online marketing, SEO, social media | No Comments »

All Social Media Strategists attention! Are you implementing the quality vs. quantity approach in your campaigns? In case you didn’t know how important it is, in the world of social media, it is just as important to create a good first impression as it is in real life. You only get one chance. For digital marketers that already have a few pages, it is highly likely you’ve already seen Spammers at work. Those profiles that comment on your updates with links to their websites? Yeah, those are spammers.... (more...)

BBM For Andriod and iOS is here!

The BlackBerry enterprise has counted its losses and sold its infamous app. BBM was enjoyed by many, being the first free chatting service popular to the public since the days of Mxit. Not only was BBM a huge feature of BlackBerry cellphones, but the...

October 25th, 2013 Posted in business, Development, entertainment, huge thoughts, social media, technology | No Comments »

The BlackBerry enterprise has counted its losses and sold its infamous app. BBM was enjoyed by many, being the first free chatting service popular to the public since the days of Mxit. Not only was BBM a huge feature of BlackBerry cellphones, but the BIS service, with its unlimited internet surely did count for more. Now that the BBM service has been sold and is available to all other smart phones, will it be enough to salvage the BlackBerry image that was once so popular? Should I download BBM? Did... (more...)