Category Archives: Consumer Behaviour

Millennials Want an Adventure When They Travel

Tourism is worth around $7.2tn a year to the global economy. Adventure Travel is worth around $263bn globally and growing at a rapid pace. Adventure travel is defined by the U.S. based Adventure Travel Trade Association as any tourist activity … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic – Plan.

The recent Emirates Airline accident is both a timely reminder that bad things happen to companies with exemplary records and a prime example of how to handle a crisis. Whether it’s a plane crash or a server crash there are … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality

Why is virtual reality (VR) suddenly becoming a more relevant topic with PR agencies and their clients? Would a journalist prefer to see an image of a new product or virtually walk around it or even through it? It’s just … Continue reading

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Apple Watch

Apple Inc. makes very few mistakes but when it does it’s usually worth digging deeper to discover what you can learn from their wrong steps. Rumors surrounded an Apple-developed wearable back as far as 2011, Eventually it was on September 9, … Continue reading

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Ad Blocking and the NYT

Following on from our OOKII news post of June 23rd about how ad-blocking software is dramatically changing the web landscape   http://bit.ly/28Ql9s0 The New York Times, like many online publishers, is fighting an ongoing war against ad blocking software, a phenomenon … Continue reading

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Quality is King

Facebook is adjusting the algorithm which drives users News Feed to promote posts from friends and family members over posts from publishers. What are the implications? According to data released last year from the Pew Research Center, about 47 percent … Continue reading

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Ghosts in the Machine

Facebook has roughly 1.5 billion users, according to the Digital Beyond, an online legacy planning company, tens of millions of those Facebook users are already dead. Often when people die, their friends turn their Facebook profiles into memorials, digital profiles … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide!

Snapchat Inc. the startup famous for delivering social media content that self-deletes has recently raised more than $1.8 billion from an investment round that took more than 12 months to complete. Several new investors, including Sequoia Capital, Spark Capital, Meritech … Continue reading

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Millennials Value Reputation

Fast growth companies are always hungry for talent. Millennials are a prime component of the workforce and they will represent fully 40% of the total workforce by 2020, companies need to understand what motivates Millennials if they are to recruit … Continue reading

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Trends to Tablets

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 64.8 million units in the first quarter of 2016, a 9.6 percent decline from the first quarter of 2015, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This was the sixth consecutive quarter in which PC shipments … Continue reading

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