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Miles Apart: How Men and Women Use Social Media and Mobile [INFOGRAPHIC]

Miles Apart: How Men and Women Use Social Media and Mobile [INFOGRAPHIC] | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
We spend a lot of time talking about general trends in social media. How many adults are on Facebook, the top messaging apps among teens -- but the data is actually more splintered than that. In
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I always knew that the sexes used technology differently. Here we see it confirmed.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Small Business Blog

How to Get the Most Out of Your Small Business Blog | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
Getting the most out of your small business blog could mean more customers and more sales. Discover more at solutions.officedepot.com.
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Looking for some blogs for our new website - look out for the new Willesden  Green Town Team site under development

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Who Owns the Digital Map of the World? - CityLab

Who Owns the Digital Map of the World? - CityLab | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
As OpenStreetMap grows, companies like Mapbox are a threat to the long reign of Google Maps. And that’s a good thing.
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Wow! Something new for us to look at.

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Social Media

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#socialmedia Simplicity, Consistency And Social Media - How To Brand Your Small Business [INFOGRAPHIC]
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I just wish we had a marketing and branding person for the Town Team? Any offers?

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Top 3 social media tips for small and mid-size business marketers - Nextechage

Top 3 social media tips for small and mid-size business marketers - Nextechage | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
One great way to keep up to date with Social media tips is to follow the experts reviews, read their blogs and subscribe to their newsletters.
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But do you have the time? should you make the time?

 

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Public Relations and Social Media Strategy for Small Business

Public Relations and Social Media Strategy for Small Business | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
RT @BrittMichaelian: Public Relations and Social Media Strategy for Small Business http://t.co/olEDugCyPD #worksmart
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We all need a strategy for how we contact those outside our organisations. And we need to make sure that all our employees or volunteers know the policy and stick to the policy. the consequences as this article shows if they don't, can be dire. 

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12 Small Business Tools for Smooth Sailing in 2015 - Huffington Post

12 Small Business Tools for Smooth Sailing in 2015 - Huffington Post | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
The big news were, of course, LinkedIn Pulse going public, allowing the millions of networks users to express their voices freely, connect with each other, and learn from each other....
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So here is something to help you along with your social media choices

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High streets continue battle to bring trade back to town centres - TaxAssist Accountants

High streets continue battle to bring trade back to town centres - TaxAssist Accountants | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
High streets continue battle to bring trade back to town centres
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but many can do better - clean tidy shops with good content well displayed can sell. But learn what your customer wants to buy and not what you want to sell.

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Technology Predictions for 2015

Technology Predictions for 2015 | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
It’s a fact that predictions have always attracted people’s attention, otherwise all these fortune-tellers and mediums would have been unemployed instead of wearing golden rings and necklaces.

Via Technical Dr. Inc.
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Oh I do like predictions - shall we keep these in hand and check tem out at the end of the year?

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Jasmine Muti's curator insight, March 26, 2015 4:03 AM

Prediction always make people attract toward product. It is well known criteria from early years. In our early years, these IT technics were not very popular but in todays era, it has became our fundamental need. Internet has become an unbreakable part of  our life. There will be some facilities in future. Some more technics like security of any password, payments or anything else will be more protective and powerful. Multiple devices and business sector will also get more opportunities or inventions.It is very clear from research that future of these technologies in next coming years is very bright.

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Easy Social Media Marketing Plan for Small Business Owners

http://selfemployedking.com/category/blog/ This is an easy Social Media Marketing Plan for Small Business Owners. In typically less than 15 minutes a morning...
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Can you find 15 mins a morning to do this? It could be important...

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Willesden: Settlement and growth | British History Online

@w9maidavale @smsbrk Kilburn has always been divided between places. Originally Paddington, Willesden and Hampstead. http://t.co/B5xzyCK1LW
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I love knowing more about our local history. It helps put into context some of the landmarks and names of roads and buildings that you see and wonder why it is called that?

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WillesdenGreen Town Team's curator insight, December 16, 2014 12:36 PM

Just the kind of thing we need to have in our archives.

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Digital innovation could save the high street | Top-Consultant.com

Digital innovation could save the high street | Top-Consultant.com | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
BearingPoint Institute survey suggests physical retail is not dead: retailers need to digitize the store, matching the convenience, transparency and experience
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Some new stuff here for us to consider..

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11 Foolproof Ways to Grow Your Small-Business Facebook Following - Entrepreneur

11 Foolproof Ways to Grow Your Small-Business Facebook Following - Entrepreneur | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
You don't need to be a social-media expert to be an effective marketer on the platform.
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But we do need to do some of this.

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How the UK's biggest traditional retailers are learning to turn digital ... - Information Age

How the UK's biggest traditional retailers are learning to turn digital ... - Information Age | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
Technology doesn't mean the final blow for bricks and mortar shopping: savvy high street merchants are finding new ways to for their physical retail outlets to thrive with the help of data and interactive digital experiences...
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We are slow to embrace technology in the smaller businesses but it is worh looking at works for bigger and see what we can imitate.

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Historic London Underground Stations - Willesden Green tube station 2

The Virtual Tourist walks around the historic Willesden Green tube station.
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WillesdenGreen Town Team's curator insight, August 21, 2015 6:33 AM

Brilliant to see Willesden Green station listed as an historic station!

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A walk down the high street of the future

A walk down the high street of the future | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
Augmented reality, beacons and VR assistants may all shape how our high streets look in 2025
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This is why we need a digital high street! the future is closer than you think.

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How To Use Hashtags On Twitter To Grow And Market Your Small Business - Kim Garst - Learn How To Sell Using Social Media

How To Use Hashtags On Twitter To Grow And Market Your Small Business - Kim Garst - Learn How To Sell Using Social Media | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
How To Use Hashtags On Twitter To Grow And Market Your Small Business Everybody knows about hashtags, but very few know how to use them to make money and build a business on Twitter. We do, and we are going to show you how!

Via Skip Boykin
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I am trying hard to use the # whenever I tweet about#willesdengreen!

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Scott Ludlam on the oldest game in town - The Fifth Estate

Scott Ludlam on the oldest game in town - The Fifth Estate | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
Green buildings and sustainable cities – news and views
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What a lovely map! We are trying hard to encourage our town to become more environmentally friendly - more flowers and trees help improve the air we breathe!

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Can social media save the high street? | Our Social Times - Social Media Agency, Social Media Training

Can social media save the high street? | Our Social Times - Social Media Agency, Social Media Training | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
With 40% of consumers more likely to buy a product if a friend has recommended it via a social network, I think the opportunity is self-evident.
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It seems to me that we don't have a choice any more. We need to contact through social media and mobile platforms otherwise we will be left very far behind..

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What Will Social Media Look Like in 2015? - Small Business Computing

What Will Social Media Look Like in 2015? - Small Business Computing | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
Social media continues to play a growing role in small business marketing. Learn what social media trends will affect you and your customers in the coming year.
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Important to try and keep up to date with this fast moving area. don't be 'so last year'....

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10 Social Media Resolutions

10 Social Media Resolutions | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that Facebook has made it harder and harder this year for brands to reach their audiences with organic content.
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Yup - I made some social media resolutions too - hence the fact I'm scooping this story now... Anyone any suggestions how to reach the rest of Willesden Green?

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The Future of Medicine Is in Your Smartphone - Wall Street Journal

The Future of Medicine Is in Your Smartphone - Wall Street Journal | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
From smartphone attachments that can diagnose an ear infection to apps that can monitor mental health, new tools are tilting health-care control from doctors to patients.
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I have long wanted to wear a chip with my medical information on it, perhaps this is my alternative?

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Will You be Taking Part in These Future Small Business Trends? - Small Business Trends

Will You be Taking Part in These Future Small Business Trends? - Small Business Trends | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
This year will be an important one for every small business as powerful trends shape the directi...
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As someone who studies how people manage knowledge - I think that the trend for more face to face meetings is the best and most important trend here. Meeting and talking is how we share innovative idea and learn to trust each other.

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Argos rolls out digital receipts to nail down its single customer view

Argos rolls out digital receipts to nail down its single customer view | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
Consumers have been promised a paperless world for years and yet still happily accept paper receipts at checkout – stuffing them into a bag or wallet where they inevitably get lost or damaged.
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Are we getting closer to a world with less paper from the retailers but more stuff getting lost on our mobile devices? Can you cope with all the filing needed? Just how big will our email get?

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Concert Crowds Flounder in Digital Dead Zones - Wall Street Journal

Concert Crowds Flounder in Digital Dead Zones - Wall Street Journal | The Digital High Street | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal Concert Crowds Flounder in Digital Dead Zones Wall Street Journal That's what happens when tens of thousands of people are trying to broadcast their minute-by-minute experience from their phones, overloading data pipelines that...
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so hope the tweets get out OK when we hold our Parralox gig on the 13th!!  an image holds the attention and creates more views it said on a recent article i read, so here's one for this tweet..

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tom cockburn's curator insight, December 6, 2014 3:29 AM

Sounds like the early days of the internet,when things slowed down when America woke up came online...