What’s hot and what’s not in social media in the UK? Here goes. The UK is the most social country in the world. Are you surpised by that? I am. 51% of women and 49% of men in the UK use social media regularly – 52% of the population describe themselves as active social media users. The infographic below (from Offerpop) also shows that while 95% of 16- to 20-year-old Brits have used Facebook in the past month, it’s the 25- to 34-year-old age group that are the most active social media users. (more…)
Consumers are increasingly turning to brands without heritage or history. Why? For ‘heritage’ and ‘history’, read ‘tired’ and ‘tainted’ as brands are exposed for unsavoury business practice, avarice, tax avoidance and a host of other failings in consumers’ eyes. (more…)
Do the weight and wingspans of birds dictate the distances they migrate? Now you know ….
Data are being created in vast quantities every day. Finding value from data is a process of cultivation rather than one of extraction or refinement.
Our experience with oil has been fraught – Fortunes made at the cost of dwindling resources, bloody mercenary conflicts, a terrifying climate crisis. To extend the analogy, data spills have already happened. How much longer before we see dangerous data drilling practices? Or the negative long term effects from data pollution? (more…)
Econsultancy and Adobe’s Quarterly Digital Intelligence Briefing, ‘From Content Management to Customer Experience Management’, looks at how web content management has been extended to offer multi-channel experiences,… Read more “The mobile train has left the station”
This infographic explains why video content can influence engagement, and sales.
SEO success in 2013 is reliant on content, and lots of it. High-quality, relevant content is what users want. Austerity is one of the pressures driving… Read more “2013: The Year of the Consumer”
Quite some time ago I wrote about Video SEO and how you could create a viral video, by developing intelligent and shareable video content. If you want… Read more “Video Optimisation”