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Recap: Digital City Festival 2020

06.04.20

A few days before we all made the move to remote working, we attended the inaugural Digital City Expo, a two-day exhibition as part of the Digital City Festival at Manchester Central. As the industry adapts to a new normal, here are some of the key insights we took from the event:

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Why Monday.com is the perfect tool for remote working

30.03.20

Here at Jam, we are very lucky to be able to work from home when needed. While flexible working is common practice at many agencies and businesses nowadays, the current situation with COVID-19 means many people are having to adapt to a new working environment. 

 

For those of you who aren’t used to working from home and are concerned about team productivity and communication, don’t panic! We have tools and tips that can help you during this time, and beyond, using our favourite online tool – Monday.com!

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11.03.20

We’ve worked with iconic Manchester leisure venue, Printworks, since 2014. During those six years, we’ve built their online presence from the ground up, establishing their social channels and generating hundreds of pieces of coverage, on and offline. From fun events to innovative campaigns, we help drive footfall and support their fantastic inhouse team to offer an unforgettable experience to visitors online and offline. (more…)

14.02.20

Influencer marketing has soared over the last few years, as more and more brands are starting to recognise the many benefits that influencers can bring. (more…)

29.01.20

This month, Google announced the impending death of third party cookies by revealing that they would withdraw support for the marketing tool on Google Chrome “within the next two years”. For those in the industry, this didn’t come as a big surprise. (more…)

10.01.20

If you regularly spend time on Twitter, you’ll know how easy it is to get lost in your own echo chamber. Whether it’s politics, comedy, or brands – users on the platform tend to stick to what they know. (more…)

18.12.19

Recently, we attended the annual Design Manchester Conference at The Bridgewater Hall.

Having been to past conferences, we were looking forward to hearing from more world-renowned designers and creatives and getting inspired by work from speakers from different fields and disciplines.

Here are our highlights and takeaways from the day. (more…)

10.12.19

Ever had a conversation in the office, then gone onto your phone to check social media very important work emails, and get served an ad for the exact thing you’ve just been talking about?

We’re here to talk about whether Facebook is reading your mind, or if it’s just a big coincidence.

(Spoiler – it’s not a coincidence.(more…)

16.10.19

If you ask someone on the street to define Public Relations or take a guess at what PR professionals spend their time doing, most of them would assume that we deal with the generation of crude tabloid news stories about celebrities, or attempt to salvage an organisation or individual’s reputation during a crisis. The truth is, PR is much much more than that.  (more…)