Bird Box Viewing Bonanza

Rachel Tierney General, Social Media 0 Comments

It seems like Netflix has done it again! Without much marketing at all, Bird Box has garnered rave reviews, celebrity recommendations and a whole load of chatter on social media. Featuring Sandra Bullock in the lead role backed up by Sarah Paulson, John Malkovich and Tom Hollander, Bird Box follows Bullock as she navigates – blindly – to safety after …

5 intriguing stats collected from the online marketing world

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  Social login trends Here is a colourful infographic created by Janrain, revealing the stats of a recent first quarter study – Social login preferences: Highlights from this quarter: Google+ saw an overall decrease of 6% from the last quarter, but still had a 37% share of social logins, trailing Facebook by 8%. LinkedIn logins decreased by 10% with Facebook …

Wear Red Day

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Last Friday, we were Seriously Helpful and helped to raise vital money for the British Heart Foundation as part of the national ‘Wear It. Beat It’ fundraising campaign. Being a smaller office, it was always going to be hard to do something truly big, like a bake sale or sitting in a bath of beans for a whole day, so …

The Directors View: The Apprentice – episode 9

Stuart Haining Blog, Business News, General 0 Comments

With needy James jettisoned last week we are down to the final eight, a task all about buying. With sales people not always the best performers at buying this could be the chance for the accounts, lawyers etc. to shine at the expense of salespeople like Mark. Team Tenacity comprising Daniel, Mark, Felipe and Katie enjoyed some fierce sparing to …

The Directors View: The Apprentice – episode 8

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If you ever thought The Apprentice was a business game, think again. Yet again we are reminded by Lord Sugar he is mostly interested in sales, so that’s the secret to his success as if we didn’t know…….but this week, for me it’s sales technique that shines through, and not just in the field. It works in the boardroom too! …

The Directors View: The Apprentice – episode 6

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As we approach the halfway stage of “the process” (don’t you just hate that phrase – why can’t they call it a game show?) some interesting business lessons came to the fore, in particular, what you see isn’t always what you get. This weeks’ challenge was to invent a family friendly board game – sounds like fun?…..well the fun would …

The Directors View: The Apprentice – episode 5

Stuart Haining Business News, General 0 Comments

The tour from hell? The candidates are whittled down and now thoroughly mixed into their two teams, Summit comprising Sanjay, who volunteered as Team Leader, James, Jemma, Bianca, Soloman & Roisin. And team Tenacity, with an aggressive Daniel blagging his way to lead comprised Mark, Pamela, Lauren, Felipe and Katie. Lord Sugar made it quite clear success comes not from …