Blue Rubicon's digital delights


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Blue Rubicon's digital delights

  1. 1. Niche blog of the month
  2. 2. = Facebook search Search by client name, sector or for trending topics. Create RSS feeds and add to your Netvibes now....
  3. 3. Type a word and watch a funny video. It worked for Tippex Tippex re-write YouTube:
  4. 4. Is your press release blacklisted? Adam Sherk searched PRWeb’s press release archive for a selection of overused terms, buzzwords and marketing speak, inspired by a similar journo list. It was so accurate, The Economist picked it up on their language blog.
  5. 5. A short rant about games Games and Play are Mainstream Culture now. Games are just a medium. Like telly or film or print. In March this year, there were nearly 90m people playing Farmville. That's a lot of people spending a lot of time and money clicking on their farms. Stolen from the marvellous W&K blog. Click here for the full post
  6. 6. Which era are you?
  7. 7. Ikea Cat-a-logue Ikea do it again with a simple, lovely ad. Check out the behind the scenes video:
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  9. 9. Cisco (not Sisqo) and social media Cisco maintains over 100 Twitter handles, 26 Facebook pages, 300 YouTube channels, 61 communities and 37 blogs. They say “social media is just as important for our business-to-business groups as it is for our business-to-consumer groups. From a business-to-business perspective, social media has had an impact in three major areas: • Engaging with customers in new ways. • Extending the reach of our traditional marketing. • Reducing costs.” Read the full article here.
  10. 10. 300,000 Largest Websites Notice: •Gigantic Google •Tiny Twitter •Mighty MSN
  11. 11. McDonald's ups foot traffic 33% on Foursquare Day •McDonald's offered100 giftcards to Foursquare users who checked into McDonald's establishments on Foursquare Day. •While not guaranteed a prize, many users checked into McDonald's for the chance to win the $5 and $10 giftcards. •Moreover, even before the special went live, there was an uptick in check-ins to McDonald's stores. •McDonald's saw over 50 articles and blog posts written about their special, and won 600,000 new fans and followers. Read the full article here
  12. 12. Ronson App Mark Ronson has launched an interactive app along with his album. The app lets fans to play with three Ronson tracks and create their own unique versions of the songs.
  13. 13. Google releases censorship map The US government asked Google for user information 4,287 times during the first six months of 2010. The UK government put in over 1,000 such requests. Full story here
  14. 14. Have you checked in? Top 5 ways to use Facebook Places: 1. Own Your Place 2. Watch Your Competition 3. Seek the Check-In 4. Seek User Engagement on Check-ins 5. Have Visitors Tell Stories About Your Place Click here for the full post