19/12/2016

Will 2017 be more of the same for social media and digital engagement?

As we head into 2017 one of the most exciting things for us here at 650hours will be the launch of our new website to represent our new focus on great quality content at the heart of all digital engagement. We’re also eagerly awaiting to see which social media platform will be taking the top […]

650chat, Social Media
14/04/2016

Top brands know the secret of Instagram marketing

Instagram is a social media platform that uses visual content to tell a story. It’s a great opportunity for brands to show off products, their company philosophy and involvement in community projects. People are engaging with Instagram posts on levels unparalleled by any other social network. According to Forrester research, Instagram user interactions with brands […]

Marketing, Social Media
22/03/2016

650hours CEO helps boost British business at MSP channel event

650hours CEO Stewart Boutcher was one of 15 channel leaders heading up the recent Transmentum/VARTrends MSP Peer Group event in Milton Keynes. The channel partner event is designed to help VARs and MSPs to better streamline, manage and market their businesses as well as build sustainable recurring revenue. Stewart spoke about How to Build a […]

Marketing, News
11/02/2016

Ad blocking will reach hundreds of millions in 2016

For those in the know ad blocking has been around for years – preventing annoying pop-ups or flashy adverts on all sorts of websites. But 2015 was a pivotal year for the technology as it went from being something which was only discussed within the industry to being a cultural pop reference in three episodes […]

Marketing, News
26/01/2016

Google changes things up again

In its continual bid to improve its platform, Google has made more changes to its social networking service Google+. Google’s changes are ongoing into 2016. Having completely redesigned things during the Summer – when it pulled out its photos stream into a separate package which launched December 10 – Google has been continually tweaking the […]

Marketing, News, Social Media
07/10/2015

There’s nothing loose about Slack

Chances are if you’re not in the tech or digital media world you probably won’t have heard of Slack – yet. However the $2.8bn company behind this handy little program are planning to change all that. Slack is a popular workplace communication and collaboration start-up from Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield and its no nonsense approach […]

650chat, News, Social Media