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I swear, everything on the internet eventually leads to cats. A productive day at work can instantly be sidetracked by the hilarity of cats. Any cat can achieve viral status on the internet and no one would be angry or sick of it – but why? If you’re a habitual internet user, like myself, you’re… Read more »

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As top bosses' concern grows at the possible fallout from unguarded remarks by employees on a company's brand and reputation, a new report suggests that up to 60 per cent of firms will be keeping tabs on all their staff's work-related social media use by 2015. The finding came from technology research firm Gartner, which… Read more »

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A quarter of British businesses feel their efforts to get their messages across to customers are being hampered by their lack of a clear strategy for communicating with them through digital channels. Only one in three marketing people working in the retail and general business sectors believed they were 'excellent' or 'good' at getting marketing… Read more »

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Big companies rushing into social media, as a result of not wanting to be seen as getting left behind by their competitors, are failing to integrate their efforts with their other marketing channels. According to a report by directories publisher Thomson Local, many companies are losing out on the potential of social media, because they… Read more »

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While many British retailers are benefiting greatly from upping their internet presence, and giving people more ways to buy online, they are missing a trick when it comes to capitalising on 'customer power'. A report by social commerce specialists nToklo suggests that half of the 101 biggest retailers ranked by online sales volumes do not… Read more »

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It sounds like a vision from a sci-fi movie of the 1960s; but Google is rumoured to be set to bring to the market a pair of electronic glasses on which users can watch live, streamed film and audio. The technology, known as Google Glass, is likely to be unveiled and made available to software… Read more »

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Department store chain John Lewis is looking for partners to carry out the donkey work as it looks to expand its 'click and collect' service. The aim is to offer the service in parts of the UK where the staff-owned retailer does not already have a presence. According to Marketing magazine, click and collect is… Read more »

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Unfortunate Twitter user Natalie Westerman no doubt thought that the username @NatWest was a suitably snappy way by which to be known on the microblogging website. But the 22-year-old teacher has been forced to re-think, after becoming the target of a torrent of angry messages when the bank's IT systems suffered a massive meltdown over… Read more »

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The most widely used, and profitable, online advertising platform, AdWords by Google, has a new interface, designed to make drawing up ads, and analysing their effectiveness, easier and clearer. Google said it set out to make the data it gathered on the performance of online advertising campaigns easier to access