YouTube gets serious with live broadcasting

YouTube gets serious with live broadcasting

Google today announced major updates to its Google+ Hangouts on-air feature, enabling users to stream live video through YouTube. The featur...

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Is Shoutlet the right outlet?

Is Shoutlet the right outlet?

As I'm sure you’re well aware, social media has become a big part of marketing in a business to business environment. Even ten years ago...

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Video marketing in a matter of seconds

Video marketing in a matter of seconds

Erm, we didn't mean that sort of Vine.  Since our post about the launch of Vine back in February our belief in video as a content g...

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Book of the month: Three business tips from a successful surfer dude

Book of the month: Three business tips from a successful surfer dude

Not just another dry book about business Books are my favourite things. Ever. That said, I'm an avid reader of novels, but I've ...

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Early adopters of the matrix

Early adopters of the matrix

It’s been stated before, but at Stone Junction we pretty much live on a mix of social media and all things nerdy. Forget Google Glass, we’d ...

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Why is Apple so seductive? Three tips to improve your e-mail marketing

Why is Apple so seductive? Three tips to improve your e-mail marketing

Apple announced a whole host of updates on Tuesday night. Some of these were evolutionary, with changes to existing iPads and MacBooks, ot...

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 Is the press release really dead?

Is the press release really dead?

Two weeks ago, Alex Aiken, the executive director of Government comms announced the death of the press release . The debate has been fierc...

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Do you Adblock?

Do you Adblock?

Somewhere in Germany there is a small company that is slowly changing the way we use the Would you block advertising? Internet. Eyeo pro...

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The marketing World Cup

The marketing World Cup

If there was such a thing as a marketing World Cup, the Staffordshire Marketing Academy (SMA) would only be missing one player in order to ...

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How to turn your social media contacts into leads

How to turn your social media contacts into leads

A few months back, I stumbled across a video called ‘If social media sites were people’ . During the hilarious five minute video, popular so...

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Oh God, Stone Junction is being serious for a change

Oh God, Stone Junction is being serious for a change

As you know, we like to keep our blog relatively lighthearted most days. Today, we aren't going to.  Instead we are taking part in Blo...

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Why we are going to be less friendly from now on

Why we are going to be less friendly from now on

This dog is grumpy. Not nice at all.  According to PR Week and the PRCA (Public Relations Consultants Association) the relationship bet...

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Today's special: International PR

Today's special: International PR

It's a quiz! Yay!  Let's have a really quick and fun Friday test. “Bah, as if tests can ever be fun,” you grudgingly groan. Don&...

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Breaking records and being interesting

Breaking records and being interesting

As I sit at my desk in Stone Junction HQ, I can hear industry bombarding us with requests for more Stone Junction blogs. “We want blogs,” in...

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Happy Birthday Instagram! Three tips to improve your photography

Happy Birthday Instagram! Three tips to improve your photography

Cameras are everywhere. From your PC to your laptop, from the compact digital you take on holiday to the scanner you use at work, there...

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Three blog posts that will change your web site

Three blog posts that will change your web site

Not that kind of Humminbird! Recently I’ve been lucky enough to come across three really strong blog posts that have changed the way I t...

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You know what really grinds my gears?

You know what really grinds my gears?

PR? Are you confused? Let us help. I don’t know about you, but I’m always frustrated at the amount of time I’m forced to spend waiting...

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