Interning at Lakestar McCann: Amelia Thomas talks films, self-confidence and going back to university

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Amelia has been interning full-time at Lakestar McCann for just over a year now, she’s on a placement year at university and is looking forward to seeing what the fast-paced, exciting world of digital marketing has to offer her. Before Amelia heads back to uni for her final year (she can’t wait for the cap… Read more »

Facebook for business: your questions answered

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Remember when Facebook was used solely for keeping in contact with friends and family across the world? When Mark Zuckerberg created ‘Thefacebook’ in 2004 (yes, that was its original name) we’re sure he didn’t expect it to be the phenomenon it is today. With 1.44 billion monthly active users and 936 million daily active users… Read more »

SAScon Day 1: The key lessons we learned

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This year’s SAScon was as popular as ever with marketers, with over 300 delegates attending. With so many digital marketing experts in the same building, it was inevitable that we would come away with some valuable insights to take back to the office. Here is a snapshot of some of the sessions that ran on… Read more »

Lakestar McCann’s Top Five Friday Night Haunts

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It’s Friday; work’s out for the next two days so let’s kick start the weekend in the best way possible – by getting social in our favourite bars. We’re taking you on a whistle-stop tour of Manchester’s best bars. Sound good? Here’s where you’ll find us on a Friday night… 1. Wave Bar – Portland… Read more »

Google’s New Mobile Algorithm – One Week On

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As more and more people rely on their phones for online pursuits, it was inevitable that Google would soon release an updated algorithm that would be mobile focused. Cue ‘Mobilegeddon’. Or maybe not – because the new mobile algorithm hasn’t yet been as revolutionary as everyone first predicted. That could be due to a number… Read more »