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The Intern Diaries

The Intern Diaries

I have been on placement in Ardmore for just over a month now, so what have I been up to? Apart from the usual account management work a particular highlight has been an overnight trip to Liverpool with Stena Line. Our client Stena Line asked us to create... Read more

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You can now hide not-so-nice Instagram comments

You can now hide not-so-nice Instagram comments

Digital

Finally, Instagram will now let you hide nasty comments under your insta-pics. The feature appeared in August, and allows users to auto-hide any offensive words or phrases. The new option appears as ‘comment moderation’ in the sub-menu... Read more

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Facebook changes Branded Content Policy

Facebook changes Branded Content Policy

Digital

Branded content is constantly growing on Facebook, and now Facebook has decided to make what is branded content very clear to audiences. Facebook defines branded content as content that features a third party, brand, or sponsor. This kind of content on Facebook... Read more

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Sites with Intrusive Interstitials to be punished by Google Search

Sites with Intrusive Interstitials to be punished by Google Search

Digital

Google will now penalize sites that employ aggressive in-page popups or interstitial adverts, by suffering with their ranking with Google Search. This is to make pages more user friendly and readable, and while most of them are, there is many examples of intrusive... Read more

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Spread your wings on twitter!

Spread your wings on twitter!

Have you heard of Twitter Flight School? Do you know what it is and how can it help your business? Twitter Flight School all started two years ago, when twitter announced it as a ‘new online marketing programme’ and originally it was only open... Read more

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The Intern Diaries

The Intern Diaries

Agency Life

Hi, I’d like to introduce myself Cara Cowan, another new intern at Ardmore! I entered university in the mind-set of skipping my placement year.  I felt three years of University sounded a little more appealing than four, however the majority... Read more

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8 ways to make your brand shine on Instagram

8 ways to make your brand shine on Instagram

Digital

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and create an Instagram page for your brand. It may seem as if Instagram filters will do all the work for you when it comes to making your brand stand out on the colourful platform, but in reality running an... Read more

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Tell your story on Instagram

Tell your story on Instagram

Digital

Yesterday Instagram announced a new ‘Stories’ feature. A new way to share your photos on Instagram without flooding your follower’s news feeds. The new feature lets people curate images in a slideshow format which then disappear... Read more

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Businesses jump on the Pokémon GO bandwagon

Businesses jump on the Pokémon GO bandwagon

Digital

Pokémon GO launched with little warning, to those who aren’t a dedicated follower of the brand, but that didn’t stop the mobile game become a major success overnight. The game is the most downloaded US mobile game of all time, and its daily... Read more

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Killing me swiffy

Killing me swiffy

Digital

Google have announced that it will discontinue Swiffy, a tool that people can use to convert .SWF Adobe Flash files into HTML5. Read more

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Snapchat 'Memories' update will completely change user experience

Snapchat 'Memories' update will completely change user experience

Digital

Snapchat is known and loved for its disappearing, magical content, but the app has just announced that you will now be able to save Snapchats. Say goodbye to the excitement of your images disappearing within 24 hours, now they can be stored under ‘Memories'. ‘Memories’... Read more

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Power of Video 2016

Power of Video 2016

Digital

The city of Belfast played host to international Vloggers who were attending the inaugural Power of Video Conference. Some of the biggest names on Youtube and Facebook took over the Waterfront Hall to talk ‘all things video’.  The morning... Read more

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Drive links to your website through YouTube Cards

Drive links to your website through YouTube Cards

Digital

YouTube supports info cards which can be used to drive traffic to your website. Read more

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How Twitter has revolutionized customer service

How Twitter has revolutionized customer service

Digital

It doesn’t matter what you sell, software, shoes or food, twitter is the future for customer service. Traditionally, customer service has been focused around call centres, and while there are excellent examples of telephone based customer service, it... Read more

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The rise of the YouTube star

The rise of the YouTube star

Digital

The digital age breeds a new type of celebrity Read more

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