Archives by Tag 'Online Advertising UK'

Ethics of blocking ads debated

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Is it ethical to block adverts online- or are the ads intrusive? According to one count, 84% of the top 100 websites in the world rely on advertising to generate revenue, utilising the now long-established trade-off: use our website for free, but you need to look at some ads while you do it. On traditional […]

New click and collect initiative between eBay and Argos announced

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A new UK click and collect initiative has been launched which will mean that online shoppers will be able to order goods from eBay and pick them up from an Argos store. The “click-and-collect” scheme is being piloted by eBay in about 150 Argos shops- which is part of Home Retail Group. At least 50 […]

APT Marketing to hire Senior PR Executive

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, September 9, 2013

APT Marketing & PR is a full service agency working locally, nationally and internationally. We are looking to expand our team in response to increasing demand and we are looking for the right candidate based on both experience and personality. As a senior account executive role the successful candidate will preferably have agency experience and […]

How to use Twitter to complain

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, September 4, 2013

A new way of complaining about bad service using Twitter has just been created. A disgruntled customer has found a new way to use social media to take on a big corporation. Fed up with the way British Airways was handling the issue of his father’s lost luggage, businessman Hasan Syed decided to complain about […]

Nuisance calls must be stopped says ICO

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The data protection regulator has called for more powers to stop companies making nuisance calls, after fining a firm that broke the rules.Tameside Energy Services, based in Denton, Manchester was fined £45,000 for making unwanted marketing calls. The Information Commissioner received more than 1,000 complaints from people who had signed up to the Telephone Preference […]

Online sales in UK now £1 in every £8 spent

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, June 24, 2013

According to the Financial Times the UK leads the world in our takeup of online sales as roughly £1 in every £8 spent is now spent online.That roughly equates to the total sales of all Tescos stores in the UK- the total of all of their supermarkets, metro stores and online as well. Whilst Amazon […]

Google given another data deletion notice

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, June 21, 2013

Google has been given another 35 days to delete the remaining data it “mistakenly collected” while taking pictures for its Street View service, or face criminal proceedings. It’s investigation into Google reopened last year after further revelations about the data taken from wi-fi networks. During that inquiry, additional discs containing private data were found. Google […]

Amazon UK paid just £2.4 million tax last year- despite £4 billion sales

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, May 17, 2013

Amazon’s UK subsidiary paid £2.4 million in corporate taxes last year the online retailer’s accounts show- despite making sales of £4.3 billion.The tax bill was almost as much as the £2.5 million in government grants Amazon received over the same period, according to a Companies House filing. The taxes are relatively low compared to sales […]

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 […]

Yahoo spends £15 million buying UK teen’s Summly news app

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013

An news app created by a UK teenager has been bought by Yahoo in a deal worth about £15 million.The 17 year old’s Summly app summarises news stories from online media companies. The app itself will now close, but its features will be used in mobile products at Yahoo, where Mr D’Aloisio has been given […]