An interesting column about Harrison Ford in the Guardian last week spoke of his numerous near-death scrapes over the years. Having narrowly avoided crashing the small plane Ford was, appropriately, flying solo, the column likened the Star Wars actor’s life to that of Dick Van Dyke. The comparison was made because of the latter’s numerous lucky escapes and recalled a time when an elderly Van Dyke fell asleep on his surfboard and drifted out to sea. In an incident as bizarre as it was compelling, the Mary Poppins star was saved when a pod of porpoises nudged him back to safety.
Here’s an interesting stat for you: The amount of online content produced in 2016 was 64 times the volume of the entire web in 2005, according to this web page. ‘Jaw dropping’ as so many sensationalist websites might say. Here’s another stat: On average, 4.6billion pieces of content are published every single day, with 83,000 blogs posted every hour. That’s a lot of content.
Inbound 2016 gave HubSpot the chance to unveil several new products last week, appealing to a wide range of both digital marketing agencies and businesses looking to increase their lead generation and conversion rates with great content.
It’s almost that time of year again - Halloween - when the dead walk amongst the living (apart from every Monday morning in our office), so we thought we would bring you some of the scarier digital marketing mistakes that send shivers down our spines and send us screaming into the night. Read on, if you dare…
I’m not sure when it started, but Google has persisted in asking me to specify my location roughly every fifth time I open the search engine. Like my poor mother when I was a teenager, they really want to know where I am and what I’m up to, but I know it’s not out of idle curiosity.