Browsing: trends

Opinion
Well spin my fidget, my Pokemon’s gone
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What colour is your Fidget Spinner? Can you stack and spin? Have you stepped up from standard to stainless steel? These are the big questions buzzing around primary school playgrounds right now. But what’s it all about? What is a Fidget Spinner? Why is it relevant in a marketing blog? And have we just forgotten about Pokèmon Go?

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Accenture’s trends to look out for in 2017
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The old adage goes that prediction is a fool’s game, but this has done little to dissuade Accenture from releasing its annual Fjord Trends report, which aims to predict disruptive digital trends, for the last ten years. 2017 was no different, and the company is again playing the prediction game, this time identifying eight trends businesses should be wary of over the next 12 months.

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Time to get targeted as digital goes mainstream
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With digital an established part of the marketing mix, 2014 is the year brands should be targeting niche audiences more than ever, says Hotwire and 33 Digital’s Trends Report. And social media is one area where the explosion of channels has prompted marketers to think ‘digital by design’.

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[email protected]: Trend spotting
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What’s been happening at SXSW so far? Here’s a little recap courtesy of the people soaking up the vast array of topics—from humanity innovation to brand engagement in new media.

Opinion
Adapt and prosper: how to harness the four big digital trends of 2013
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There are a number of factors that have come together to help shape the key digital trends for the year ahead, says Theresa Clifford. The move to the Cloud over the past three years has revolutionised technology, mobile has become the new platform of choice and the introduction of social media channels has brought with it the need for multi-channel engagement strategies. And, to paraphrase Charles Darwin, it is not the smartest or cleverest that will survive in this digital age, it will be those organisations that are most open to change.

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Affinity ID acts local, thinks global after client hat-trick
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Direct and digital specialist Affinity ID has a proud history of boxing above its weight—both in its home market and internationally. And it’s now helping a trio of new internationally focused clients—Les Mills International, publisher PQ Blackwell and magazine stable Trends—do the same by taking their ideas into the global marketplace.