Year: 2013

Google Plus Engagement Leaves Big Data Experts Nonplussed
social media & social networks

Google Plus Engagement Leaves Big Data Experts Nonplussed

Is this piece in Adweek about Gigya’s insights regarding Google Plus and the fact that, although it is said to be the second biggest social network in terms of users, engagement on Google’s social platform is still low and even at its lowest. Google Plus Engagement Leaves Big Data Experts…
Corporate Blogging is Dead, Long live Content Marketing!
digital marketing

Corporate Blogging is Dead, Long live Content Marketing!

I am not certain that Google will maintain Google alerts for very much longer. It seems, to put it in Forbes’s words, that it is broken. There is another cool innovation from the olden times which is still working though, I mean Google web trends. I still find it very…
5 Marketing Websites you shouldn’t miss
digital marketing

5 Marketing Websites you shouldn’t miss

Here are five marketing websites not to be missed, carefully selected by us at Visionary Marketing. Enjoy! 5 Marketing Websites you shouldn’t miss 1. The agile designers website: a great place for Web designers, developers and anyone interested in finding design stuff for one’s website. The site boasts 1302 resources…
Ballmer “everywhere I go I see paper and pencils”
social media & social networks

Ballmer “everywhere I go I see paper and pencils”

Paper and pencils are still everywhere, Steve Ballmer said. I attended an EBG (Electronic Business Group, an influential French e-business Think-Tank) conference on Nov 8 in Paris, at which Steve Ballmer was speaking. It has taken a while to process my notes but here they are at last, sometimes answering…
Social Media is evolving into Social Mass Media – A Hootsuite video
social media & social networks

Social Media is evolving into Social Mass Media – A Hootsuite video

A few days ago, I received an e-mail message from Canadian ISV Hootsuite telling me that my video was  online. Then I was swamped with a flurry of tweets and mentions about some of the insights I had delivered in that video. I am very grateful to Hootsuite for shooting…
Gartner’s Vision On Data Privacy and The Future Of Mobility
Digital technology

Gartner’s Vision On Data Privacy and The Future Of Mobility

What will be the future of mobility like? The opening session I attended this morning at the Gartner symposium was entitled “by 2017 your smartphone will be smarter than you”. The speakers were Martin Reynolds and Carolina Milanesi from Gartner and the moderator was Charles Arthur from the Guardian. As a matter-of-fact,…
A pictorial guide to my Business portable Samsung Galaxy S4 office
Digital technology

A pictorial guide to my Business portable Samsung Galaxy S4 office

As I am preparing for the Gartner symposium in Barcelona, due to take place on November 11 – 14, having been kindly invited by Samsung to join a team of bloggers, it seemed only natural that I would write up a little story about how I am using my brand-new…
The Man Who Wants To Teach The Web To The Whole World
Web, Internet and the Economy

The Man Who Wants To Teach The Web To The Whole World

There is a man in California, who wants to teach the Web to the whole world. November 2013, a very important event, named Web2connect is about to take place in Paris, France. Web2connect, as the name goes, is the place to be for all start-ups and Internet professionals in France…
Content marketing in UK and Europe: mind the Gap!
Content Marketing

Content marketing in UK and Europe: mind the Gap!

What is the status of content marketing in Europe compared to the UK? There has been questions in certain European countries with regard to how widespread the adoption of contact marketing on the continent could have been. Although undeniable progress has been made in the past few years over here…
Infographic: Why passwords are a necessary evil
Digital technology

Infographic: Why passwords are a necessary evil

Passwords are ubiquitous. We all use them and despite the fact that we keep grumbling that they aren’t good enough, we still rely on them in order to protect our most precious information like bank account details, personal and electronic commerce details and such like. What I learned today while…
Legal Copy of Microsoft Office With CloudOn
Digital technology

Legal Copy of Microsoft Office With CloudOn

Let’s make the most of the summer with a bit of light reading and what I would call the application of the week: CloudOn. I have selected a number of applications which I find particularly good or changed my way of working, or of entertaining myself unless it’s both. This…
Marketforce Set to Improve European Shopping Experience
digital Transformation

Marketforce Set to Improve European Shopping Experience

Shopping experience monitoring and mystery shoppers aren’t anything new; this marketing technique dates back from the 1940s. It was then used even before the term “marketing” had been coined. Yet, MarketForce, a US company with offices in Britain, and more recently in France and Spain, have begun to revolutionise the…
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