Have You Heard About Emoji Domain Names? Yes, you read right, some companies are starting to offer emoji domain names. Bizarre. Emojis is one of the fastest growing languages. Whilst emojis may be replacing text, does that mean they should be included in domain names? It sounds strange, but perhaps as we explore this new concept we’ll understand the logic behind the madness. What do the Experts Say? According to .WS, who are one of the

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All About NYQ Manchester! Exiting news for The Northern Quarter! Ben Spier and Keith Patterson, who both have decades of experience in the nightlife and hospitality industry, have shared that they’re taking over the former Cord site on Dorsey Street. We won’t have to wait long to give the exciting new bar a visit; NYQ is expected to launch at the end of April 2018. The Northern Quarter already has a booming bar scene, but

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Different Gravy Digital Are Attending SMMW2018! 28th February is a busy day for Different Gravy Digital! Michael Goldman has escaped the snowy weather and headed to San Diego to attend Social Media Marketing World 2018. Ahead of the launch, we thought we’d give you a quick run down of events. See What We’re Up To! But first, what is SMMW2018? In a nut shell Social Media Marketing World is a conference that offers incredible content

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A Simple Guide to ‘Legitimate Interests’ and Marketing Following on from my previous blog post, “What Does GDPR Mean for Marketing?” it’s important that marketers know how to use legitimate interests for marketing purposes. After GDPR has come in to effect on the 25th May 2018, marketers will need to adapt their practises to comply with the new privacy rights for individuals and understand what is considered as lawful grounds for processing personal information. I’ll

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It’s Time to Rethink Your Marketing Strategies under GDPR If you’re a marketer or a business owner, by now you must be aware of GDPR (The General Data Protection Regulation). If you aren’t, you need to check out our blog posts right away. Here’s what you might have missed so far; Getting Started with GDPR Are You Ready for GDPR? 6 Steps to Prepare Your Business for GDPR GDPR will likely affect the way marketers

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How to Prepare Your Business for GDPR GDPR will put consumers in full control, and businesses will have to comply with the regulations from the 25th May 2018. If your business is complying fully with the current Data Protection ACT, DPA, then you’re already along the right lines. Many of GDPR’s key principles are almost identical to our current legislation, with a few additional components. So, if you’ve been following the current regulations, as you

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Is Your Business Ready for GDPR? The 25th May might seem like a while away, but it’s better to prepare now than leaving it until the last minute. But is your business ready for GDPR? It’s crucial you know the facts, so you act accordingly. Who Will It Affect? Whoever handles personal data. It isn’t just big businesses with masses of data that GDPR will impact. No matter how small your business may be, if

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Knowing the Basics of GDPR The 25th May 2018 is coming around fast. In case you aren’t already aware, this is the date that will provoke a big change for companies across the UK. Affecting how they handle and use personal information. What is GDPR? After four years of preparation and plenty of debates, GDPR was finally approved on the 14th April 2016 by the EU Parliament – which will be enforced from the 25th

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What does a Social Media Influencer do? You’re more likely to visit a restaurant if a friend recommends it. That’s what a Social Media Influencer does, they act like a friend to the public giving their recommendations of what to do, what to buy and places to go. An Influencer will have a huge social media following, ranging from thousands to millions of followers, and a reputation to persuade their audience to do and buy

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Prepare for battle, Black Friday is almost here. For many, the thought of Black Friday is anything but appealing. Images of stressed shoppers pushing and shoving to fight over the last of the heavily discounted televisions and ridiculously early ques forming outside of super markets are good enough to give anyone nightmares. But are the deals too hard to resist? Are they that good, you’d be stupid not to suffer the pain of long ques?

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