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JCDecaux offers 250k worth of inventory to winners of Virgin’s #VOOM 2016

JCDecaux offers 250k worth of inventory to winners of Virgin’s #VOOM 2016

by on June 3, 2016

Spencer Berwin, Co-CEO of JCDecaux UK

JCDecaux, the UK’s leading Outdoor advertising company, today announces its partnership with Virgin Media Business and Crowdfunder for Virgin Media Business’s #VOOM 2016 project, the UK’s biggest pitching competition for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

#VOOM 2016 gives entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized businesses the opportunity to win a slice of a prize fund worth over £1million. An attempt to set a new Guinness World Records title for the Longest Business Pitch Marathon took place over 29 hours in London, from June 1 – 2. [more…]

Industry sees Coca-Cola and Nike as leading exponents of social

by on December 16, 2015

I am interested in this IAB study of 180 brands and agencies into the state of social media marketing - it's seen as a "teenager that still has a lot of growing up to do":

  • Nearly 3 in 10 still don’t believe it plays an important role in marketing
  • Only 43% of social campaigns are integrated into the wider marketing function
  • Half of brands don’t ever measure the ROI
  • Plus, the industry’s top 4 tips for succeeding in social and which co's are best at it

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The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) UK has taken the bold decision to merge the IAB Board and Mobile Board

by on September 23, 2015

IAB UK CENTRALISES MOBILE WITH MERGING OF BOARDS

The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) UK has taken the bold decision to merge the IAB Board and Mobile Board to put mobile at the centre of everything the trade body does.

For the last six years, both groups have played a pivotal role in setting the strategy and direction of the IAB across online and mobile. The board merger reflects the growing importance of mobile to the digital industry as smartphones and tablets are now the most commonly used internet enabled devices

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Events : How the most innovative industry players leverage data to fuel precision targeting, efficiency, product development and consumer engagement.

by on January 29, 2015

iMedia Data-Fuelled Marketing Summit | Bringing together senior buyers and sellers of digital media (www.imediadatasummit.co.uk) 29 January, Skyloft @Millbank Tower, London

Realising data-driven precision marketing, product development and consumer experiences

Report back on the Summit to follow

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Broadband / Fed up to the back teeth with one price hike after another. Switch to Direct Save

by on December 12, 2013

No Festive Respite for Telco/Broadband Firm Direct Save Telecom

Direct Save Telecom’s customer support teams will remain open throughout the holiday period

As more and more price conscious consumers turn their backs on the big 4’s price hikes, Direct Save Telecom’s customer support teams will remain open throughout the holiday period to new and existing customers

Budget phone/broadband firm Direct Save Telecom (www.directsavetelecom.co.uk) today reminds consumers nearing termination of their contracts with the big four phone and broadband providers that its UK-based customer support teams will remain fully operational throughout the festive period to ensure seamless transfer onto its networks.

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Charly Dove is launching new business consultancy Paloma

by on September 7, 2013

The former Group Marketing Director of STEAK Charly Dove is launching new business consultancy Paloma.

As Group Marketing Director at digital marketing agency STEAK, Dove was responsible for the delivery of sales and marketing strategies for Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and sister agency Minute Steak. [more…]

The successful company started with just £3800 – Dragonfly Productions

by on November 24, 2012

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In 2005, a 24 year old man received a  £3800 business start-up loan from the Prince's Trust, and vowed to build a successful company.

Charlie Southall, founder and Creative Director of the thriving video company Dragonfly Productions, is certainly not your archetypal big-wig media type. The transformation from a young tear away youth to a successful business entrepreneur young man has by no-means been an easy one. However, it just goes to show with gritted determination and unwavering self-belief still goes a long way.

http://www.dragonflyproductions.co.uk/jobs

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“London’s greatest digital and creative tech festival ever”

by on May 12, 2012

Digital Shoreditch is the festival celebrating the outstanding creative, technical and entrepreneurial talent of East London and Tech City. The festival will run from May 21st to June 1st 2012 and will be highlighting the thriving digital and tech talent from Clerkenwell to Stratford, Old Street to Bethnal Green and Dalston to the City and beyond.

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