Manchester is Amazing (Except for the Weather)

I am a prolific complainer. I whinge about loads of stuff, but in particular the weather. It’s true, the weather in Manchester is bloody awful. Autumn is cold, grey and rainy. Winter is colder, greyer and rainier. Spring is cold,…

iPhone 5 - I Don't Want a MASSIVE Screen!

I read an article on Business Insider earlier on. It was a piece by Henry Blodget who (aside from having an awesome name) is a genuinely insightful writer. But I was really disappointed to find what I consider to be…

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Ladies and Gentleman, boys, girls and non-gender specific bots – allow me to introduce ‘Ridiculously Happy 90s Boyband Member!’ He’s known better to me and colleagues at Tecmark as ‘Scott.’ You can stalk him on Twitter here, if you care…

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I went to see Morrissey at the Manchester Arena on Saturday along with my other half , Micky, and a couple of friends. Now, I am a relatively recent Mozza convert. When I met Micky 9 years ago he was…

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The London Olympics committee have come under fire about the stringent branding rules. And where there are tough rules, there’s always someone looking to skirt them or disregard them altogether. Recently, there have been some ad campaigns that have raised…

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I’m a Google fan girl. I don’t deny it and I’m not even remotely ashamed. Granted, I haven’t gone as far as wearing a Google t shirt (yet) or switching my iPhone for an Android device, but I do love…

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Dear Google, I use your Analytics platform (like millions of other people). Granted, I don’t pay the $150k a year to go Premium for the sake of an account manager. But I use your platform and you use my data…

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Meet Ralph Rooney. At the tender age of 24, he’s already a star footballer at the highest level playing for Manchester United. He’s won the World Cup with England (yes!), he’s won the Champion’s League with 2 clubs and has…

I love my job

I work in the SEO industry for an awesome agency that prides itself on results. No, this isn’t a pitch. Bear with me. My point is that I’m proud to work for Tecmark. I tell my friends and my family…

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After every international football tournament, I’m left hanging my head in disappointment as England either go out on penalties or get suitable obliterated by a far slicker and simply more organised German side. And each time I promise myself ‘never…

That F***ing Money Supermarket Ad – And 9 Other TV Ads That Make Me Want to Poke Things in my Eyes Repeatedly

The first time I saw that Money Supermarket ad, I thought it was genius. It was well done, memorable and quite funny. And I like the word ‘epic.’ Several weeks, scores of instances of the TV ad and many, many…

There’s no shortage of media mayhem and stories over people getting fired as the result of something they have said on Facebook. Examples include this story, this one and this one too! It never ceases to amaze me that people…

If you have recently started or are considering beginning a social media campaign for your business it is possible that you will be a little bit unsure of what to do and where to go. Most small businesses opt for…

Jeremy Kyle – the show for people whose partners are sleeping with their Mother, sister, best friend, brother, Father and next door neighbour – all while fraudulently claiming benefits, dodging child support payments and managing to make time to lie…