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Thirty years ago if you lost something in a public place you could probably wave goodbye to it, whether it be your wallet or a pack of cigarettes. But in 2013 it’s a completely different story. If social media is involved that is… When Ryan Bodnar, a...

Facebook Status Update The long awaited update to Facebook is here or will be arriving on your computer sometime soon; some Facebook profiles may take longer to update than others. We are now able to update our status and tell people what we’re doing without having to...

Not everything is constant in today’s working life but hopefully, when you arrive at your desk every morning, your trusty, reliable and loyal stationery items will always be there to help you through the day! Whether it’s your pen, note pad, pencil or pencil sharpener...

Action For Business Live 5 put together by 10 Staffordshire Marketing Academy members proved to be a huge hit once again. Despite the snow, the marketing focused event, held on 22nd March at the Moat House Hotel in Stoke-on-Trent, went down a treat. But don’t take our...

Twitter and other popular social media websites are all very well and good but apart from including in Tweets and posts “from Staffordshire” or something similar they don’t really make the most of location based networking as some social media sites do. Whether you’re at The...

We love Twitter here at Market Avenue for many different reasons. From its simple to use website to its ability to allow you access of anything and everything that you search for with the infamous # and the search function combined. But, Twitter can also be...

Live Case Study | Marketing Manoeuvres | Networking | March 22nd *** Win a £2,000+ marketing makeover! *** One early bird ticket holder will win strategic, creative marketing input from our whole academy, before and during the event.* You could be featured as a live case study, adopting...

It has always been notoriously difficult to find what you’re looking for when using Facebook search. You were better off 'Googling' whatever you were looking for and then adding Facebook to the end of it! That is, until now. Now there are over 1 billion people on Facebook...

We can all remember our parents blocking us from certain websites when we were kids to stop us getting distracted from doing our homework (well only us that are young enough to have had access to a computer as a kid), or turning the television...

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...