As January draws to a close, take a look at our top news stories of the week gone by.
1. Don’t get caught in a spam trap
This article is full of hints on how to avoid spam traps. Setting off spam traps can damage your reputation and sending ability; a must-read.
2. Data driven marketing more effective
Great news from The Drum this week, as a Turn & Forbes Insight report proves that data driven marketing strategies are more likely to deliver results. The data was collected as a result of questioning 300 executives in various industries, to establish the effect of data driven marketing.
3. Apple cashing in
Apple has reported record profits for the last quarter of 2014, with thanks to the launch of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 plus. The phone may bend in your pocket, but Apple has all the profits in theirs.
4. Is Google a goner?
Finnish scientists say they have come up with a new and improved version of Google. The search engine, created by a team of researchers in Helsinki, is able to handle complex queries and deliver more accurate results. Take a look and see what you think!
5. You’re a poet and you don’t know it
Poetweet is a brand new site helping you to create your own poetry, of a digital kind. Enter your Twitter handle and see your 140 character random ramblings and 3am rants turn into pure poetry.
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