Archives for March 2014

Forget real life – Facebook now wants you to Like virtual reality

At first glance the biggest technology news of this week read like an April Fools joke: Facebook has bought virtual reality helmet maker Oculus Rift for $2 billion dollars. That’s more than Google bought YouTube for back in 2006. The move has confused many. Oculus Rift started off life as a Kickstarter project. Its creator […]

Create a Simple Digital Marketing Strategy

Are you wondering how to create a simple yet effective digital marketing strategy? Here we have a robust but simple methodology for understanding your audience, analysing your competitors and developing a sound way forward to get more traffic to your site. If you would like to know how to use the COLA approach to digital […]

Look Who’s Talking – Find Your Audience Online

Do you care what your customers are saying about you? What about the competition  – are you losing potential customers because the proactive online are waxing lyrical about the competition? How do you know who is talking about your products, your service or your brand online? Like any conversation, a big part of your marketing […]

Beer and Bingo – The Worst Ad Ever?

Here at Sharpmonkeys HQ we are still in awe of just how bad this advert is! A picture of the advert was “tweeted” by Tory Chairman Grant Shapps. The advert is celebrating the conservative #Budget2014 changes to beer and bingo taxes. The advert that appeared online said the 1p cut in beer duty and the halving of […]

A Simple & Effective Approach to Digital Marketing Strategy

So what are the rules when developing a digital marketing strategy?  Is it  weighty tome that sits on a book shelf and is dusted off once a year? Is it a plan on the back of a beer mat? Is it in some ones head? Here at  Sharpmonkeys we have frameworks, plans, templates tools and models […]

Get a Diploma in Digital Marketing in 2014

Do you have control over your digital marketing process? Are you drowning in a sea of data and technology without any clear way forward? A CIM professional Diploma in Digital Marketing is not only a great boost for your career but also gives you the tools of the trade to develop your approach to digital […]

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Engaging Your Audience on Social Media

Social media is an excellent tool to use for building brand awareness. If you’re ready to jump into social networking it’s important to recognise your audience and consider what it is that they will want to see pop up on their feeds, whether you’re using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram or any other social network […]