Category: Business

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The day the internet stood still – Facebook goes down in Global outage

Facebook is down, I repeat, Facebook is down. Right now, Facebook is in the middle of a global outage. At the time of writing, no one knows why and th...
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Outbrain fails the ASA test for promoted content advertising – Marketers start to worry

The marketing and advertising industry is this morning scratching their heads as Outbrain, the people who power those odd looking adverts underneath m...
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Centrica’s Chris Weston feels the Miliband Effect as he leaves British Gas

Centrica has announced today that its managing director of International Downstream Business is leaving and is off to be CEO of temporary power compan...
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Is There Actually Some Sense in Ryanair’s Terrible Customer Service?

Whilst making my way through my Feedly* newsfeed the other day, I noticed a story about Ryanair and the fact that their profits have dropped for the f...
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Sold Your Soul For A Coupon

What are we doing when we like a Facebook page, sign up to a newsletter for discounts or engage with them on Twitter? A seemingly throw-away gesture a...
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Call To Arms – Taking On The #BrandVandals

After teasing you last week with our Stephen Waddington interview we thought it only fair to give the book in question a proper going over. Officially...
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TSB – Make It So

Going through a re-brand is tough for any company but when that company is a bank; one that’s trying to shake off the other half of its name fol...
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Of Brands and Bollocks

Social media can be an exhausting place for ordinary folk. There you are, all set to like a picture of your friends’ cat with a piece of bread o...
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The Death of…Interview with Nathan Elly, Digital Next

Nathan Elly, Marketing Manager at Digital Next, has a problem. No, it’s not that no one understands SEO outside the SEO industry, it’s tha...
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Birmingham funeral directors kill for new business – ASA steps in

Every marketer out there has dreamt of taking out the competition in order to win more market share, but no one could have thought this would also spr...