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What it is? Digital Cities returned to Birmingham in its full glory to promote some inspiring events which underpin the latest transformation trends in the digital world, discuss challenges and explore a set of gold mine opportunities in the sector. BBC Academy announced the digital-focused week on 22nd February 2016 — less than a month […]

What makes local advertising local advertising? Simply, the fact it’s aimed at your locals. Concentrating effort on people living in a certain area is a winning move for new born businesses. If we try to approach all audiences at once, we’re at risk of applying a one size fits all when people really want to […]

A great start-up for local businesses For those still unaware of this program, The Digital Garage is free online marketing training available online and as an in person support at pop-up training venues across the UK. In the West Midlands, Google has partnered with Birmingham Library to introduce one-to-one sessions for entrepreneurs eager to learn […]

Digital communications in Performing Arts can go beyond simply posting tweets during performance times and providing an online ticketing system. Improving customers’ experience in theatre venues via easy-to-use apps, online vouchers and rewarding schemes has become the norm for organisations aiming to ‘grab’ prospective customers’ attention and hold tight onto their already existing customer base. […]

We have an opportunity for a Part Time supporting web developer to become our Office Pool Champion! The first step on your road to glory on the table is to show us your strong skills in HTML, Responsive CSS with Javascript and JQuery. We will give added bonus points if you can work with PHP, […]

Map CAKE

The Digital Humanities Hub at the University of Birmingham hosts a series of talks which showcase and question digital technology used to enrich, support and progress learning experiences within heritage and cultural sectors. This week, we sent our digital content manager Hayley Frances along to CAKE, the Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange event hosted by the […]

A trip to Berlin

We’ve just got back from the very arty, very contemporary, very metropolitan city Berlin where we were attendees of the first Mobile Growth Europe, the Mobile Growth Fellowship’s (MGF) two day conference that marked the first time Facebook, Google and Twitter all keynoted at the same event. Specialising in User Acquisition, Monetisation, Engagement and Retention, […]

On a little business trip in Germany’s capital, we visited IFA’s global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances to grab a peak at emerging trends, products and innovations in technology. Lenovo seemed to take the limelight with the amount of products they had on show. From the YogaTab to the Phablet (yes the […]

The Art of Distraction

Social Viral Marketing We have a few personal app projects in the pipeline and have just won a consulting contract with a rather new and exciting social education platform (more on that later), and in order to make something of these projects, we have to think about marketing. Marketing trends may seem like they are […]

The Future of Payment |The Launch of Apple Pay Apple Pay has launched in the UK, letting owners pay for items costing £20 or less with a simple kiss between iPhone6, 6+, Apple watch and payment terminals. The new platform has been developed to make purchasing more convenient, further entwining human-computer interaction. Using Apples passbook […]