Selfies And Contactless Rings: New Ways To Pay

Selfies And Contactless Rings: New Ways To Pay

“A hard thing is done by figuring out how to start.”

“A hard thing is done by figuring out how to start.”

– Rand Fishkin, SEOmoz

– Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

“If you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.”

“If you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.” – Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

Pete Cashmore, Founder & CEO of Mashable
“I find it best to dive right in and learn the hard way.”

“I find it best to dive right in and learn the hard way.” – Pete Cashmore, Mashable

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the big chip awards 2016 manchester digital agencies

Looking forward to #BIGCHIP2016

We’re super excited about the Big Chip 2016 awards on 23rd June.

There are still sponsorship opportunities: an ideal opportunity to get your brand in front of the cream of the North’s digital and tech-creative sector. Contact for details.

The shortlist was announced in April. Full details here.

Journal/Chronicle news coverage here.

Manchester Evening News coverage here.

Big Chip is the UK’s longest running digital industry awards and the biggest outside London. It has an unrivalled reputation for judging consistency and integrity. Run by and for the digital industry – not for profit – the Big Chip Awards are for all things digital in the north of England, with special categories for start-ups, micro-businesses, students and apprentices. You can read more about Big Chip and its history here.

Big Chip is run by trade association, Manchester Digital working with partners including Digital Union  in the North East, Creative Sheffield, and user groups and networks in Leeds and Liverpool.

“…our most recent win for Best Digital Agency in 2014 really paid off. As a direct result we were approached by Bruntwood … 4 months later they were a client.” Jon Keefe, KMP Digitata

“We got a really nice job from a blue chip client as a result of our win, so I can testify to how effective the awards are.” Jon Turner, Kilogramme

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digital marketing consultant for therapists

Digital Marketing Help For Therapists : Kathryn, Flossie and Humanima CIC, Wolverhampton

Humanima CICHumanima CIC Kathryn approached the idea buro on facebook /theideaburo after being referred by a friend and we had a conversation about building her presence effectively and sustainably to market her Animal Assisted Therapy Courses. Humanima CIC Website:

Mission To rebuild the Humanima CIC website and position her courses as the foremost element that comes up in Google. To develop social media and train Kathryn in how to market her self online. This case also involved looking at social media channels and modifying or creating them to fit in with an online sales and marketing model to promote the next book launch. Ongoing training and mentoring in online business provided.



Would You Like Help & Advice In Growing Your Business?

We are on a mission to find the next entrepreneurs to support and grow.

Is yours the business we’re looking for?

  • Are you an established business with a good reputation and a steady flow of customers?

  • Are you currently engaged in any form of advertising?

  • Are you determined to grow your business this year?

  • Are you unhappy with your current level of online presence?

If you answered yes to the above and would like to speak with us personally about getting you incredible results, then we will happily set aside some time for you. Here’s how the process works: First, you’ll need to fill out the discovery form below.

Don’t worry, it’s simple and unobtrusive. We just need to know what you’re selling, get an idea of what you want to accomplish, and so forth…We’ll painstakingly review your goals, your offers etc …plus we’ll deliver a custom plan to grow your revenues…based on the exact same process that’s generating growth for our clients right now. After completing the form we’ll need to speak to you. This will initially take between 45 and 60 minutes.

We look forward to working with you

Discovery Form

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“I have no special talent, I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein

“I have no special talent, I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein

The web is increasingly becoming a powerful resource that can easily help you learn something new everyday. These awesome sites are just what you need.

There is a good chance you’ll be able to put at least one of these learning tools to good use and come out as a better person than you were last year. Here’s a list of websites that will make you smarter.

  1. BBC — Future — Making you smarter, every day.

2. 99U (YouTube) — Actionable insights on productivity, organization, and leadership to help creative people push ideas forward.

3. Youtube EDU — The education videos that don’t have cute cats in boxes — but they do unlock knowledge.

4. WikiWand — A slick new interface for Wikipedia.

5. The long read (The Guardian) — In-depth reporting, essays and profiles.

6. TED — Great videos to open your mind on almost every topic.

7. iTunes U — Learning on the go, from some of the world’s top universities.

8. InsightfulQuestions (subreddit) — Intellectual discussions that are not necessarily genre-specific.

9. Cerego — Cerego helps you build personalized study plans based on your strengths and weaknesses to retain knowledge.

10. University of the People — Tuition-free online university that offers higher education in multiple course streams.

11. OpenSesame — Marketplace for online training, now with 22,000+ courses.

12. CreativeLive — Take free creative classes from the world’s top experts.

13. Coursera — Partnering with some of the top U.S. universities, Coursera offers massive open online courses for free.

14. University of reddit — the product of free intellectualism and is a haven for the sharing of knowledge.

15. Quora — You ask, the net discusses — with top experts and fascinating back and forth on everything.

16. Digital Photography School— Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills.

17. Umano -Explore the largest collection of audio articles powered by real people. Dropbox has acquired Umano. Brain Pickings is a great replacement for 17.

Brain Pickings — Insightful long form posts on life, art, science, design, history, philosophy, and more.

18. Peer 2 Peer University or P2PU, is an open educational project that helps you learn at your own pace.

19. MIT Open CourseWare is a catalog of free online courses and learning resources offered by MIT.

20. Gibbon— This is the ultimate playlist for learning.

21. Investopedia — Learn everything you need to know about the world of investing, markets, and personal finance.

22. Udacity offers interactive online classes and courses in higher education.

23. Mozilla Developer Network offers detailed documentation and learning resources for web developers.

24. Future learn — enjoy free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.

25. Google Scholar  — provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.

26. Brain Pump — A place to learn something new everyday.

27. Mental Floss — Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games.

28. Learnist — Learn from expertly curated web, print and video content.

29. DataCamp — Online R tutorials and data science courses.

30. edX — Take online courses from the world’s best universities.

31. Highbrow — Get bite-sized daily courses to your inbox.

32. Coursmos — Take a micro-course anytime you want, on any device.

33. Platzi— Live streaming classes on design, marketing and code.

What are your favourite learning tools that are not listed here?

Each new life,no matter how brief, forever changes the world

Bronze Age child’s skeleton discovered4,000-year-old Bronze Age skeleton, believed to be that of a child, has been unearthed by archaeologists at a dig in Wiltshire

Posted by BBC South Today on Saturday, 25 July 2015

“There can be no genius without a touch of madness.” – Albert Einstein

Wise mad man gives you the best life advice you will ever get.

Posted by 101.3 SeaFM on Thursday, 26 June 2014