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Well 2012 has been a big year for us here at Market Avenue ltd and a very tough, hectic one. The Christmas break will be a well deserved rest for us all! We thought we’d give you a quick summary on 2012 at Market Avenue and...

There are many applications out there that enable you to see live tweets arriving on your computer screen as they are sent. These include well known programs like Hootsuite and Tweetdeck. Recently, we were asked to manage a live Twitterthon and although these tools are...

It feels like only last month we were celebrating the end of 2011 in the office owned by SSC learning before we found ourselves in our own office. Months went by quicker and quicker and now we are closing in on the last month of...

Imagine life without iPods, computers, gaming consoles and other everyday utilities that we take for granted. Have you done it? Good, now multiply that feeling by 10 and that’s how people worldwide would feel if the TV wasn’t invented back in the 1880s. It's World...

As you walk along the street you can see in your peripheral vision the little orange head shaped fruits staring at you through the curtains. Child sized aliens and axe murderers are running around the streets looking for sweets to consume or take home for...

The shortest correct answer we can think of to that question is yes, when products are launched there should be a sense of excitement and longing going through the minds of potential customers but when it comes to Apple and its iPhone range there just...

Would you welcome new business and an increase in profits? As part of a series of business growth seminars with ACL Business Solutions, Market Avenue Limited will be joining four marketing Growth Generator Experts to present, share tips and answer questions about growing your business through...

As a company who volunteers their time to as business advisors and as Secretary to the Stone and Stafford Young Enterprise Board we would like to cite this blog from the Chairman of the Board - http://conspicuous-cbm.com/blog/staffordstoneschoolsneedyoursupportforthisyearsyoungenterpriseprogramme.html. September sees the start of the next exciting Young Enterprise company programme...

Do you have a separate Facebook account for work and for social life? Many people don’t and this is what’s giving your employers a bit of a headache. Do you think you should be connected to your work and even to your boss through social...

A friendly “Hello” or even a bit of cheeky banter is acceptable when using social media but some people take it too far. We were reminded once again a few weeks back how a Tweet or a Facebook post can have serious repercussions. As Voula Papachristou,...

There was a time when people had the perception that you needed a top of the range camera with a couple of hundred pounds worth of lenses to take a great picture but that isn’t the case anymore. Instagram is an app that was launched in...

Why Summer is the best time of the year! Regular visits from the ice cream man. People stuck on computers so they want to engage with people to cheer up.  Make good use of your air conditioning in the office. Can feel more comfortable at work in your casual...

If someone said to us 3 or 4 years ago that people would be leaving Facebook to join a social networking service that only allows you to post 140 characters at a time, we would think you were mad but the fact is, this seems...

When you hear quotes from worldwide billion pound organisations like McDonalds saying “Our head of social media is the customer” you know that Social Media has the power to make or break a company. Which path you go down all depends on how your business...

For the new cookie law, the site I found that was most useful in creating a cookie code was, http://www.civicuk.com/cookie-law/index Below are some instructions on how you can create the code and how you can import it onto your website. C = Cookie Step 1 Cookie Control uses jQuery....

I just wanted to share with you a very quick example of the power of Twitter.   One day last week a colleague called me, panicking because he needed an office on a certain day for a certain time but had exhausted all avenues. He had tried...