Halloween 2014 is sponsored by…

In a dark room in a chilling office, set among a black backdrop of skyscrapers gracing the city’s skyline, shone a single glimmer of light. John stayed silent as he moved the cursor around his overworked computer screen. The window had been left open to curb the stench of late-night pizza. The draft surrounded John […]

Birds Eye gets social media savvy with Mas#Tags

You’ve probably heard of the ‘tweet what you eat’ concept, but now you can eat what you tweet thanks to Birds Eye. That’s right, the food brand has moved away from its traditional potato waffles, hash browns and fish fingers in favour of Mas#Tags. Inspired by social media, the potato shapes include emoticons and symbols […]

The Drum misses a beat

I was interested to read that marketing magazine The Drum is challenging itself to develop an upcoming issue in front of a live audience. At first I was impressed by the editorial team which laid down its own gauntlet to discuss content and interview key spokespeople (such as Dom Burch, head of social media for […]

Finding time to tweet

New research from Buddy Media reveals that Twitter engagement rates for brands are 17% higher at weekends, but businesses are failing to tweet on these days causing companies to miss out on a ‘huge opportunity’ to interact with consumers. I often get bored at the weekends looking for new content to amuse me at the […]