Archive for 'Online Marketing Professionals' Category

Seven million Brits have still never used the internet

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

More than seven million adults in the UK have never used the internet- new research suggest. Research from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) said 43.5 million adults were now online – one million more than in the same period last year. But 7.1 million remain offline, with the elderly and disabled still the least […]

Millions in UK lack basic online skills

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, November 12, 2012

About 16 million people in the UK lack basic online skills- a new survey suggests.The report, conducted by consultancy firm Booz & Company, defines basic skills as using a search engine, sending and receiving emails, completing online applications and accessing information online. Go ON UK, a charity chaired by the UK digital champion- and fellow […]

New social media warning from hiring professionals

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, November 8, 2012

Beware- hiring practices within many modern organisations today are placing greater emphasis on the social networking presence of candidates.Dyenamic Solutions has long been said that head hunters and potential employers use LinkedIn to find potential recruits and then use Facebook to find reasons not to hire the candidates. This tactic may be used to uncover […]

Asos sees big increase in online sales

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, September 24, 2012

The online fashion retailer Asos saw a big increase in demand from US customers- which helped sales to grow 31% in the three months to the end of August.Overall sales increased to £141 million in that period, up from £107.4 million with 65% of the sales increase came from the US. The company said that […]

Spam and online marketing complaints rise by 43% in UK

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, July 9, 2012

Complaints about spam and other unsolicited electronic marketing in the UK jumped 43% last year warns the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).The ICO says it received 7,095 complaints in the year to March in 2012. However, none of the cases have resulted in fines or other punishments for the companies involved. In January, it was granted […]

Microsoft in £4 billion online marketing writedown

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, July 6, 2012

Microsoft has written down the value of an online advertising firm it bought five years ago by £4 billion ($6.2 billion).Microsoft bought Aquantive for $6.3 billion in cash in an attempt to catch pay per click rival Google in the race to increase revenues from search related advertising. The writedown virtually wipes out the entire […]

Companies need bold action to grow survey finds

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The latest survey from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) finds that while the UK economy remains weak- businesses are growing.Director general John Longworth called for the creation of a national business bank and more infrastructure spending. Bold action is necessary, he said, adding: “Growth cannot wait.” The survey found a further small rise in […]

New cookies data law kicks in

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, May 28, 2012

From yesterday UK websites must obtain “informed consent” from visitors before saving a cookie file on a visitor’s machine.Cookies are small text files that allow a website to recognise and track users. The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) is to launch a tool for the public to report non compliant sites and they threaten a £500,000 […]

eBay sales targeted by HMRC tax evasion

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012

Online eBay sales traders are the latest group to be targeted by the HMRC  against tax evasion.People who trade on websites such as eBay have until June 14 to tell the HMRC that they will take part in the scheme, and until September 14 to give details of the tax owed and to arrange for […]

Facebook plans even bigger floatation

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Facebook increases the number of shares on offer by a quarter.Facebook says it will sell 25% more shares than first planned in its flotation in response to strong demand. The move comes one day after the social networking giant said it would raise the price of the shares by 21% to between $34 and $38 […]