Four in 10 (39%) finance directors cite ‘opportunity to exaggerate experience/skills’ as the main reason for lack of trust. Experience (65%), references (38%) and education (37%) deemed the most important elements in a LinkedIn profile. Directly received employment applications considered more trustworthy than LinkedIn profiles. By Phil Sheridan.
A pioneering neuro science study of social TV viewers by MEC Australia and the country’s biggest TV network has revealed that interacting with social media while watching television drives a 9% increase in program engagement. By James Hier.
This article looks at how you can take best advantage of the different business vehicles in your new business structuring. Tim discusses the main issues to be away of, as well as the key areas to consider to optimise opportunities. By Tim Housden.
With car buyers increasingly turning to the Web for their research, today’s customers are extraordinarily well informed. For John Bache, database & digital marketing manager at KiaMotors (UK) Ltd. this means the role of the manufacturer’s website is changing. Car companies must move beyond standard brochure-ware and catalogues and start provisioning original content that increases customer engagement and helps to inspire people to visit their local dealer. more
Ask.com has reverted to its original brand – AskJeeves.com – in the UK, just three years after the iconic butler was dropped by the search engine. New Media Knowledge’s Chris Lee caught up with AskJeeves to find out why. more
The first panel discussion broached the topic of 5D, the developing area of immersive design that touches on themes around sensory experience, virtual reality environments and design that is not just digital and not just virtual, but rather a hybrid of the two. more
Brendan Dawes, creative director of MacneticNorth, talked about the ways in which his early experience of technology has affected his approach to interactive media and of the seismic shift that has taken place in recent years in how people use technology. more
Simon Waterfall, creative director at Poke and former digital chair of D&AD, began the day with a series of questions and observations about the aspects of online media he found frightening and disturbing. more
Cut&Paste 2009 Digital Design Tournament
It’s that time again. The Call for Competitors is open for entries! Got skills in 2D, 3D, or Motion? You could be one of the designers selected to represent London in fast-paced, single-elimination rounds, each with a unique design theme and set time limit.
The annual global tournament is set to zip across 16 cities this year, hitting London on Saturday 4th April, and Cut&Paste is once again challenging designers from various backgrounds and nations across the map to dig deep and design their way into the spotlight.
Introducing 5 new cities, 2 new competition formats, and the first-ever Global Championship event. And with the addition of the new Show&Tell series while continuing our ever-popular Audience Design Contests, the 2009 tournament is one you won't want to miss. Get going and apply - deadline is 20th Feb.