Viral content sites, make hay while the sun shines.

Published: February 19, 2014

  For a lot of businesses, social traffic has flipped the web on its head, and Facebook and other platforms continue to eat into Google’s dominance as the primary referrer source. No longer are marketers concentrating solely on search engine positions and organic SEO, but thinking about how to create content that will drive traffic …

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How to Win More Swag on Facebook

Published: January 25, 2014

Facebook is a rubbish platform to run a competition. Here’s how to exploit it for your own gains. Muahahahaha.

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The Elf on the Shelf Christmas Guide to Viral Content Marketing

Published: December 17, 2013

This little guy, is Buddy the Elf. Some of you might recognise him as “The Elf on the Shelf”. And he’s a mischievious little content marketer.

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Discourse – The Open Source Forum Solution We’ve All Been Waiting For.

Published: November 30, 2013

URL: http://www.discourse.org/ For the programmers amongst you, with a doubt you’ll be aware of Stackoverflow. Created by programming power house duo Jeff Atwood and Joel Spolsky, it has grown in a relatively small space of time into one of the biggest sites on the web. When I say relatively small space of time, I mean – 2.2M uniques in …

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Wearable Computing Will Likely Become Mainstream. Here’s Why I Hope It Doesn’t.

Published: November 27, 2013

Wearable computing isn’t a pipe dream and the technology isn’t going away, in fact, more and more technology companies are embracing the trend, getting on the band wagon now, and developing for it before it goes mainstream. Some of the software being built on top of wearable computing devices: Duke University’s Reporters Lab – Developing Pebblewire …

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SmartClock – Internet Connected Digital Metrics At Your Fingertips

Published: November 20, 2013

As the “Internet of things” trend continues to gather steam, more and more companies are innovating with cloud connected physical devices that connect the web with the real world.

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Zapier – Automate Your Business Workflow

Published: November 19, 2013

Zapier have taken the automation concept and applied it to webapp APIs, concentrating on web based API’s such as Zendesk, Freckle, Github, and a whole bunch of others.

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Facebook Introduces Like and Share Buttons Redesign

Published: November 6, 2013

Facebook have announced that they are rolling out a new design to their Like and Share buttons over the coming weeks. They have also released details on the current penetration –  with installs on over 7.5 million websites, and 22 billion views daily.  The new design is being rolled out in stages (across a % of users) …

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16 Useful Services to Rock Your Startup Like a Boss

Published: November 5, 2013

With business to consumer markets often being harder to penetrate, its no surprise to see more and more niche startups that solve business problems for other technology companies. I thought I’d share a few of the notable enterprise services I’ve spotted recently that have positioned themselves as business to business solutions for startups. Error Handling and …

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Why Marketeers should care about Google Analytics Demographics.

Published: October 26, 2013

If you have already spotted it, some funky new reports are available for Google Analytics – visitor Demographics.

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