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Has the trust ship already sailed for Facebook?

Has the trust ship already sailed for Facebook?

We all know in the comms game that behaviour change holds the keys to the kingdom. The news that Mark Zuckerberg is launching a new network called "Facebook at Work" (can you guess what it is?) might, you think, cause investors in LinkedIn to call their broker. I wouldn't sell quite yet.

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  • November 17 2014
  • Posted by: Ben
  • Categories: All Business
Announcing the Omobono Creative Lab…

Announcing the Omobono Creative Lab…

A few months ago a colleague and I approached our Managing Director with an idea – ‘How about, instead of spending our time working on projects that pay the bills, we work on what we want instead?’...

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It’s More Than Just Cat Pictures - Why Social Media Is Key In B2B

It’s More Than Just Cat Pictures - Why Social Media Is Key In B2B

10 years ago working in B2B was a lead generation and nurturing task through traditional channels such as email, phone and face to face meeting. Now B2B is enhanced by Social Media Marketing via technologies such as ExactTarget’s Marketing Cloud platform and Hootsuite. Let’s look at some key statistics to analyse why this is important to businesses that might be used to older ways of working and are still evolving:

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  • September 18 2014
  • Posted by: Ben
  • Categories: All Business
Landing Pages: Don’t Lose the Plot

Landing Pages: Don’t Lose the Plot

We’ve all been there. You’ve answered the brief; identified the main messages of the work; found the best form to communicate them. But as more and more people input into the project, it slips from your grasp. Extra messages are added; a video here, an infographic there, you know, just to “add value”, and hey presto, now you’ve got a patchwork monster rearing its ugly head. This is what Catherine Toole calls ‘Frankencontent’; content-by-committee that no longer achieves its purpose.

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Not Another Content Marketing Blog Post

Not Another Content Marketing Blog Post

Being fairly new to the industry, when I first encountered the term ‘content marketing’ I was somewhat confused. Doesn’t everything have content? Surely if something doesn’t have content it can’t exist? Does that mean that everything that isn’t content marketing is some sort of marketing anti-matter? ‘Black hole marketing’? No, surely not...

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Minimizing the risks of a website relaunch: lessons from M&S

Minimizing the risks of a website relaunch: lessons from M&S

This week M&S announced a decline in online sales since the launch of their new website with purchases down 8.1% in the latest quarter. It’s been suggested that this decline is all down to the site's new design and the poor user experience it delivers - namely requiring users to re-register as a customer and difficulties with the complex navigation system.

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Digital marketing in China

Digital marketing in China

Last month, Account Directors Anna, Catherine and Claire went to eConsultancy’s conference on the Future of Digital Marketing. Anna shares some of the insights on digital marketing in China.

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Introducing Twitter Analytics

Introducing Twitter Analytics

Can the new Twitter Analytics help improve your engagement level? If you're fairly active on Twitter and have at least a small love of statistics, you'll want to take a look at the new official Twitter Analytics.

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Creative Hackathon: shaking up content creation at Omobono

Creative Hackathon: shaking up content creation at Omobono

What do a fraudulent magician, two one-legged horses and Saudi Arabia have in common? Believe it or not, they are all new ways we found to showcase the results of our recent survey on What Works Where in B2B digital marketing. Thursday saw Omobono’s first Creative Hackathon - a company-wide challenge to create content to share our latest ‘What Works Where’ research.

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