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Vine, Instagram, Flickr, YouTube and Business

It is funny just how many Executives do not like having their picture taken. Not all, some jump in front of the camera the first chance they get, but many are genuinely camera-shy. Even more so if you mention the dreaded phrase ‘may I just get a short video clip of you?’. Within recent years […]

Omnichannel Retail Coming to Your Town

Omnichannel Retail

The UK retail economy remains stuck without growth and with inflation rising to 2.7% that stagnation is taking its toll. The High Street has been particularly hit hard. News accounts remind us that town centres without free parking cannot compete with the out of town centres. The increasing number of empty shops puts off consumers […]

Senior Manchester Law Executive Caught Spamming

Many Senior Executives tell me that some of their deepest reservations about Social Media and it’s use in business is they feel it can trivialise relationships and lead to unwarranted intrusions on their time. A great example of this problem came to me yesterday (Sunday). A Senior Law figure in Manchester, sent the following message […]

Insider Digital Breakfast Business Recipe

Panelists at Insider Digital Breakfast

7.30am on a bright sunny Manchester morning and the room is packed with a vibrancy. The Insider Digital Breakfast has pulled a hungry to learn crowd. Digital Business is increasingly a hot topic. Governments across the world want their economies to be digitally driven. Today’s event gave some good examples of what that can mean […]

Digital Economy on the Critical List

Is it all over for the UK Digital Economy?

£63 billion in lost revenue and one in five High Street shops closing primarily because UK Business is still not engaging with the Digital Economy. Despite the appointment of Gurus such as Mary Portas for the High Street and Martha Lane Fox as Digital Champion, the UK Government has consistently failed to show true leadership […]

A lost £63bn – The UK’s Digital Economy Scandal

In the last 3 Sheep Executive Digital Briefing we highlighted how around around 14% of UK businesses are still not using digital technologies, according to the Martha Lane Fox chaired Digital Charity, Go ON UK. This lack of engagement is consequently losing the UK economy about £63 billion in revenue. The big issue is that […]

Podcast – Using iMessage, BBM and WhatsApp to Increase Business Efficiency

At 3 Sheep, we’re big advocates of mobile working and multimedia messaging for mobile is one digital technology we simply could not do without. Low cost, immediate and thanks to growing 3G, 4G and WiFi internet coverage, ubiquitous, we use instant messaging to collaborate with small groups of colleagues quickly and efficiently, asking questions and […]

Using iMessage, BBM and WhatsApp to Increase Business Efficiency 2

In Part One of this blog we discussed how the recent focus on 3 Sheep in the Guardian Best Practice Exchange highlighted our belief in the importance of effective remote working and how mobile messaging using services like Apple iMessage, BlackBerry Messaging (BBM) and WhatsApp are a hugely important components of this philosophy. Having also highlighted […]

Using iMessage, BBM and WhatsApp to Increase Business Efficiency 1

Using iMessage, BBM and WhatsApp to Increase Business Efficiency

At 3 Sheep, we’re big advocates of mobile working and multimedia messaging for mobile is one digital technology we simply could not do without. Low cost, immediate and thanks to growing 3G, 4G and WiFi internet coverage, ubiquitous, we use instant messaging to collaborate with small groups of colleagues quickly and efficiently, asking questions and […]