Techfugees Cambridge: How can tech help displaced people?

Techfugees Cambridge: How can tech help displaced people?

There are 65 million displaced people across the world; how are they using existing technology in such desperate situations and what tools are being developed by grassroots organisations in response to the crisis?

We sponsored and attended the first Techfugees Cambridge Conference and met the people who are rolling up their sleeves and coming up with practical solutions which can help. 

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Highlights from Thinking Digital 2016: From drumbeats to Dysons

Highlights from Thinking Digital 2016: From drumbeats to Dysons

Insights from Google, IBM and Microsoft plus an exploration of the V&A's digital projects, the wonders of gut bacteria, and a story about Kevin Costner's dog - it's Thinking Digital 2016. Here are some of our highlights from the two-day conference at Sage Gateshead in the mighty fine city of Newcastle.

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Communication for startups: From complex thinking to clear messaging

Communication for startups: From complex thinking to clear messaging

If you're an early stage company looking to capture the attention of investors and buyers, it's essential that you get your message across with clarity from day one.

Guess what - we've got some tips to help you do just that, plus lots of examples to give you inspiration.

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'Do I know you?' How online reviews became our biggest influencer

'Do I know you?' How online reviews became our biggest influencer

Once upon a time, we only trusted the words of people we knew pretty well. While friends, family and colleagues still wield a lot of power over our decisions, we're adapting more and more to placing trust in complete strangers.

And that's a great thing for online shopping and humankind, says Trustpilot's Ashley Scrace.

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Digital marketing: A jargon-free guide to common terms

Digital marketing: A jargon-free guide to common terms

What's a hashtag? What does SEO stand for? Where does a blog actually...go?

These are some of the questions that come up when we're running workshops on writing for the web, SEO and social media. In this handy guide we run through the words and phrases you will meet when knocking your digital marketing into shape.

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It's time to refresh your Instagram strategy. Here's how

It's time to refresh your Instagram strategy. Here's how

Instagram is now one of the fastest growing social network, topping 400 million active users in 2015. People are finding smarter ways to grow their audience on Instagram, so isn't it time you joined in?

Follow our step-by-step guide to improving your feed and making the most of the visual storytelling network.

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