How Red Bull uses social media

An overview of how Red Bull uses social media. Red Bull are probably one of the biggest brands around who use social media well and in an engaging way and a lot can be taken from how they use it and applied to businesses of all sizes.

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Paddy Power Oscar Pistorius advert banned

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has withdrawn the Paddy Power Oscar Pistorious advert, after receiving 5,200 complaints about the ad which promised to refund all losing bets if Oscar Pistorious is not found guilty of murder.

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H&M Superbowl tcommerce advert

At this years’ Super Bowl, high street fashion retailer, H&M, launched a 30 second advert which allowed viewers to purchase the featured products via a Smart TV – and which is now being titled as ‘tcommerce’.

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8 ways to improve your digital marketing strategies

I recently came across a good overview of how to develop and improve digital marketing strategies. I thought it was a nice level of insight, so I have decided highlight and elaborate on some of the key points to help you improve digital marketing strategies.

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How to increase followers on Twitter

It’s probably one of the most asked questions for Twitter users alike – “how to increase followers on Twitter?” I don’t believe this question should be as difficult as some make it out to be. Increasing Twitter followers can be extremely simple if you want it to be and if you do it right.

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Predicted 2014 marketing trends

2013 was a great year for marketing; a year all about content strategy, big data and the initial sights of the benefits of real-time marketing (and the damages of not doing it correctly). As a result, the bar was set pretty high for marketing opportunities last year, but 2014 certainly looks to be the year of bigger and better opportunities. Below are my predicted 2014 marketing trends.

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2013 best TV adverts

2013 was another great year for advertising, for brands big and small. Take a look at my round-up of the 2013 best TV adverts, from Sky, Robinsons and Honda – but who is at the top spot? Check out my top 5 best TV adverts.

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2013 TV Christmas adverts

It’s one of the highlights of the year for many retailers; the Christmas advert. In saying that, it’s also a festive highlight for consumers and TV viewers all over. I remember way back in the 90′s, Christmas adverts were dominated by the Coca-Cola adverts (we all know which one), but these days it’s more of a level playing field and other retailers actually stand a high chance at having the most talking Christmas advert. Below is rundown of some of the best 2013 TV Christmas adverts.

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Interview tips

Over the past few months I’ve written a lot of posts on how to get into marketing and advertising, but I recently started thinking that advice is probably no good, if you can’t even make it past the interview round – a common problem for a lot of people out there. 99% of the time it’s not even your fault; competition’s high. So I’ve written a post on some of the top interview tips to help you ace that daunting interview.

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7 surefire ways to demotivate your marketing team

This is an old post I wrote back in September and had scheduled ready to go, when I had my blog issues and lost my scheduled posts (boo!) I can’t remember what inspired this post now, but below is a summary of some of the top (and most common) ways to demotivate your marketing team.

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