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Find out about Foursquare

28th October 2010 | Kate Ross

We've had quite a few questions about Foursquare recently. Some of you have simply heard the name and want to know what it means, whilst the business owners out there want to know how it can work for them. Here's our overview of what it is and how to get started: Foursquare is a web and mobile app...

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eight&four Autumn Update!

23rd September 2010 | Anna Joyce

As always, it's been a busy few months here at eight&four! We've had so much going on since Anna arrived in June. The social media workshop was a roaring success and lots of our clients have really kick-started their social media campaigns since. The launch of BariatricCookery.com in August has ...

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Socially Speaking

29th March 2010 | Amy McCulloch

In the news last week it was announced that Facebook has overtaken Google to become the most visited website in the US for the first time. Wowzers, I thought (In a geek chic kinda way). A new study also revealed that the average Facebook member has 112 'friends', and that 56% of Facebook users visi...

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Geek Chic

15th February 2010 | Amy McCulloch

'Geek chic'? If you'd asked anyone in the 1980s what that was, they'd have said 'an oxymoron'. But the creation of this term in the 1990s and subsequent rise in popularity belies something no 80s jock could now deny - geeks are a lot cooler than they used to be. Since the breakout of the commercial ...

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Balham.com now launched!

8th December 2009 | Anna Joyce

Back in September, eight&four won a Wandsworth Council contract (our first government contract!) to rebuild Balham.com. They were looking for the following : > Improve the look and usability > Allow local businesses to promote their businesses - both through the Business Directory, and...

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Ideas for communicating with your customers this Crimbo!

30th November 2009 | Kate Ross

Should you be investing in communicating with your customers this Christmas? Of course the answer is yes! Not only does it remind your current and previous customers how much you value their business, it also keeps you top of mind for New Year's plans. Keep the message focused, succinct and cheer...