Tag: social media

Search and Social Media Marketing

Search and social media marketing skills were identified as one of my continuous development objectives as part of my work appraisal. I spent some time researching options, and it was agreed that I would attend the Search and Social Media Marketing course run by www.salford.ac.uk/business-school My preferred learning style combines a love of all things theoretical,

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Five Key Social Media Trends in Journalism

Cision – a global communications software company – recently hosted a webinar with the BBC’s assistant editor of social news Mark Frankel. Mark oversees the BBC’s most high-profile Twitter accounts and consequently, it was interesting to listen to his thoughts and opinions on the latest trends. The webinar aligned with Cision’s latest ‘Social Journalism Study‘ –

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Drum roll please… The birthday competition results are in!

As we enter the final week of Magma’s 15th birthday month, the time now comes to announce the winners of our competitions. First and foremost however, we want to say a great, big thank you to all those who entered and promoted our competitions, we are very grateful! We ran two competitions, with the first

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Key learning points from the Technology for Marketing & Advertising Conference

The Technology for Marketing & Advertising (TFM&A) conference is the UK’s largest marketing, media and advertising event.  Magma thought it would be rude not to attend and kindly sent me along to soak up as much knowledge as possible and pick up some new ideas to implement upon my return. A highlight of day one

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And the lucky chocolate winners are…

At Magma Digital, we have been indulging in some festive fun and many of you will have noticed that we have been running a Christmas competition. First and foremost, we want to say a big thank you to all those who entered and promoted our competition, we are very grateful! The competition exploded into life

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Cotton Court Christmas party in aid of Derian House

Last Friday, nine members of the Magma Digital team attended the Christmas party organised by Cotton Court in aid of Derian House. Derian House is a Lancashire based hospice for children with life shortening conditions. We thought this was a brilliant cause and we were more than happy to donate presents for the children. The event was

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Google Analytics & Social Media Monitoring

On 31st January, Jeremy presented a talk on Google Analytics & Social Media Monitoring. Online presence is becoming a significant part of all our businesses. However, tracking where your enquiries are coming from can be difficult and time consuming. Google Analytics helps you to understand how many visitors your website is receiving, what areas of

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Lancashire Business Awards 2012

When we received the news that we had been nominated for Lancashire Small Business of the Year and that Jeremy Coates our MD had been nominated for Social Media Guru of the Year. We were delighted and hoped that everyone we knew would take the opportunity to vote for us. On 15th Nov, we attended

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Where is the responsibility? – Find out at ‘Preston Social’ Tues 25th Oct

“With the news that a father in Northern Ireland is suing Facebook over suggestive photos of his 12 year old girl posted on the site, the question of whose responsibility it is to ensure that children and young people are safe online is getting more heated. Is it the responsibility of the makers of websites, the parents,

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