Disabled people and businesses are both losing out this Christmas because many retail websites and apps are either unusable or difficult to operate,concludes a new review by e-Accessibility charity, AbilityNet. By Robin Christopherson.
Identity on the web is hotly contested between a number of different identity providers; namely Facebook, Google+, Yahoo and Twitter. When it comes to social sharing however, Gigya’s Q3 data shows the rapid growth of another player, Pinterest. See in the post the last infographic from Gigya, bringing interesting numbers.
The latest white paper from Affiliate Window’s Strategy and Business Intelligence teams focuses on the peak trading periods in the run up to Christmas. The paper concludes that Black Friday becomes a fixture in the UK and that Cyber Monday is the top performing day in the run up to Christmas. It also points out that Mobile plays a pivotal role over the festive period, with signs of an economic recovery with consumers increasing spend. By Matt Swan.
In this article, Luke Bradford talks about one his last projects: FrogspawnCreatives.com. The website is a completely free to use interface which enables charities to find professionals working in the media willing to help those charities produce creative projects. more
Dentists across the UK can now benefit from an interactive web resource and engage in social media with other dental professionals thanks to a new website. New Media Knowledge opened wide and delved deep. more
Web consultancy dotCommerce’s recent study of the UK’s leading retailers found widespread neglect when including added-value content and other features that would encourage repeat visits, high transaction values and ongoing brand loyalty. more
Measuring the impact of social media on an organisation’s brand has become a key consideration for marketers in recent years. New Media Knowledge spoke to one measurement specialist to get a steer on best practice. more
Dogs Trust is a major UK-based charity dedicated to educating dog owners on best practice and finding caring homes for dogs across the world. The organisation’s digital marketing manager, Jacqui Darlow, talks to NMK about its social media strategy, which includes DoggySnaps, its own “Facebook for dogs”, and Twitter, where it has almost 6,000 followers.
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