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  • Five reasons why you should get an office dog

    17 June 2016 | Sarah Graveling Five reasons why you should get an office dog Over the years we’ve had a multitude of dogs in the office, Oli (went for the caretaker and nearly got a red card), Dolly (Mrs Longbody) and the pugs Delilah (little potato) and Colin (bit potato). Having a dog around has been a normal part of Tamar life for years, but actually, there is more to hav ...

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  • For + Against: Instagram’s LINK IN BIO

    26 May 2016 | Sarah Graveling For + Against: Instagram’s LINK IN BIO Generally speaking at Tamar the youngsters are on Snapchat and treat Facebook very casually, whereas the older (ahem) people are on Facebook, but don’t feel the need to add to their social repertoire with Snapchat. This seems to be a pretty common theme amongst how the generations use social, but there is o ...

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  • Sorry, but with content it’s quality AND quantity…

    9 May 2016 | Sarah Graveling Sorry, but with content it’s quality AND quantity… The depressing truth is (according to research by Moz) that over 50% of content online has zero shares and nobody is linking to it. We’re also told that the most shared content online is 1,000+ words, so the pressure is on to beef up the word count, but not lose any of the engagement.

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  • Why aren’t more brands promoting on Pinterest?

    6 April 2016 | Sarah Graveling Why aren’t more brands promoting on Pinterest? Pinterest has recently made promoted pins available beyond the US, including the UK, so this opens the platform up for a share of our marketing budgets, as we pay for the eyeballs of this very receptive audience – or will we? With regular and steady growth of over 60% a year, Pinterest is one of the fastest growing .

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  • 10 facts about Twitter at Ten

    21 March 2016 | Sarah Graveling 10 facts about Twitter at Ten Twitter turns ten today and to mark it we’ve updated Tamar’s #digitalhistory infographic of the network… … along with rounding-up ten top birthday facts; #1 The most retweeted tweet ever is still ‘If Bradley Had a Longer Arm’, Ellen Degeneres’ Oscar group selfie.

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  • Does the world need another infographic?

    9 March 2016 | Sarah Graveling Does the world need another infographic? Data visualization has been around for years, but a few years ago the mass production of infographics for marketing purposes peaked, and we all sat back exhausted and suffered from infographic fatigue. Since infographic mania, we’ve seen a gradual move towards other methods of creative marketing solutions. Thank heavens.

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  • Do you have a persona-based content strategy?

    25 February 2016 | Sarah Graveling Do you have a persona-based content strategy? Content has long been an essential part of the digital marketing strategy, but are you attracting the right audience? Digital marketers are usually very good at measuring performance, but how do you know that the users sharing or reading your content are the right people for your site? More importantly, you may .

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  • Hard work lives on at Vuyani Primary School

    Hard work lives on at Vuyani Primary School Sarah Graveling Creative Director 21 January 2016 Tweet There are many things that we are proud of at Tamar, but one of our biggest achievements has to be the difference we made to a very special school in Gugulethu, Cape Town. It’s hard to believe that it was nearly 9 years ago that we all flew over for a week of rewarding hard ...

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  • Applying for a Graduate role in Digital Marketing?

    We’ve been doing a shed load of interviews recently for Digital Marketing Internships and Graduates and it’s surprising how many candidates are applying for a role in digital, that don’t seem to actually be online. Assuming you know the general rules of CV writing, such as keep things brief and relevant and make sure you’re not applying for a job a 3 hours commute away, then y ...

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  • Tamar Commended: Digital Agency of the Year 2015

    Tamar Commended: Digital Agency of the Year 2015 Sarah Graveling Creative Director 16 September 2015 Tweet Yesterday was a pretty big day for us here at Tamar. After our successful Social Media Week event, ‘Be a Better Blogger’ we headed across town to the third annual awards ceremony for the Online Retail Awards, where we had a handful of nominations.

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  • The Blogger’s Guide to Social Media Week

    Are you attending our event Be A Better Blogger at Social Media Week? SMWLondon kicks off a week today and if you are a blogger or aspiring blogger, then it’s a great opportunity to gain some insight on how you can raise your profile. To help you, we’ve highlighted the blogger related events we’d recommend for the week and why, with time in between to travel to each event, so ...

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  • The Tamar Times – July

    July has been super busy here at Tamar HQ, with most of us heads down focussed on our clients – well, those of us not swanning-off on holiday anyway! But there’s still been time for a few favourite bits… WE LEARNT Ever posted a joke on Twitter pretending it was your own? Read the blog: Twitter Joke Plagiarism Do you know what happened recently on Search Metrics and Panda 4.

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  • The Tamar Times: June

    The Tamar Times is out and it’s HOT! WE CELEBRATED… Twenty years has seen many interesting characters walk through the doors at Tamar HQ. So what better way to celebrate the milestone, than a bit of reminiscing to remind ourselves and Tamar friends about some of the good times. Yes, a lot of them involved booze, and shaving and lunging… but we won’t say any more – you’ll need ...

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  • Twenty Memories of Twenty Years

    Twenty Memories of Twenty Years There have been awards, events, parties and successes, but one of the best parts of Tamar has always been the people, (the dogs), characters and the friendships made. So forgive us as we indulge in a few memories… 20. Henry’s Interview Just over 10 years ago Henry (yes 10 years!) came for his first interview at Tamar, where Neil Jackson said t ...

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  • The Tamar Times: May

    With May now firmly behind us (where the heck is this year going?!) it’s time to take a look back at what the Tamar team have been up to over the past month. May saw a number of exciting events, some new starters in the team and some big plans coming together for later in the year. June will see Tamar turning 20, so next month’s update is bound to include a few bits of nostal ...

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  • BrandLove25 – Health & Nutrition

    Whether you’re a full-time juicer or haven’t heard of a Nutribullet – you probably won’t have escaped the growing industry of healthy and tailored meal plans delivered to your door. We’re talking anything from the seasonal fresh food boxes for all the family from local suppliers, to tailored juice plans for individuals who require nutritional expertise to get keep them on the health track.

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