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2013 was a year of exploration for brands on social media. From testing Vines to launching Instagram ads, many companies were dabbling in social media efforts across the Web just to see how customers would react.

Now, in 2014, brands are geting serious. They’re using the wealth of data as well as the human connection that social media can provide to develop deeper relationships with customers.

Visit the link for more on these seven ways brands are using social media to increase customer loyalty this year.

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School level winners compete Dragon’s Den Style for National BUBA Award

12 February 2014

On Tuesday 11 February 2014, the school level winners of the BUBA Awards presented their business plan ideas at the British High Commission today in front of a panel of four judges in a Dragons’ Den style session. The theme for the 2013/2014 BUBA Awards is ‘Entrepreneurship.’ Seven sixth form schools took part in the […]

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Six social-media skills every leader needs | McKinsey & Company

16 December 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers It takes guts to innovate radically in leadership and organization, for legacy systems, cultures, and attitudes are powerful forces of inertia. Fortunately, the inherent quality of social media is a powerful transformational force. Social-media engagement will confront leaders with the shortcomings of traditional organizational designs. Leaders who address these […]

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Baiduri Bank Rewards Mobile Banking App Users

8 November 2013

To mark the introduction of the Baiduri i-Banking mobile app in June 2013, Baiduri Bank launched a 6-month campaign to encourage customers to download the app and utilize it, with attractive prizes to be won. During the campaign, customers were automatically entered into the draw each time they carried out a transaction using the app. […]

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5 key social media takeaways (INFOGRAPHIC)

22 October 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Vehr Communications recently released their 2013 Social Media Usage Survey; learn more about the 5 key social media takeaways in this infographic.   See on www.vehrcommunications.com

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Baiduri Deals App Launched

15 August 2013

Baiduri Bank officially unveiled the much anticipated “Baiduri Deals” today. Teaming up with a Bruneian App developer, Baiduri Bank developed this app with its objectives of improving customer’s experience as an added-value and convenience to their lifestyle and allowing merchants to offer all year round offers,monthly deals, last minute deals and super deals. It is […]

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How to Live With Introverts

21 July 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers 1. WHAT IS INTROVERSION? Introverted people live in a human-sized hamster ball (not really but you know what I mean) The major trait is a true introvert, as apposed to someone who is withdrawn, is how they gain their energy. Extrovert people gather their energy from their surroundings. They […]

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How to Use Social Media to Manage a Crisis [Infographic] – SocialTimes

16 June 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers With some PR disasters happening in social media, most companies are quite hesitant to jump in at all. However, the above infographic shows some good examples on how social media can be used during crisis or calamities. See on www.scoop.it

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4 Big Social Media Lessons from Small Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

13 May 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Social Media is not just a method only being utilized by big brands anymore. Small businesses are starting to embrace and implement social techniques on a grander scale. A 2012 SMB Group Study found that 20% of small businesses use social in an ad hoc, informal way- to generate […]

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Social Influencers: Digital Marketing’s Most Overlooked Resource

1 May 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers It is hard to believe that in a digital world where people are so connected, it still seems to be completely difficult for businesses to use that to their advantage to more efficiently maximize their ROI. Companies continue to spend on banner ads instead of on the people who […]

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So what’s all this fuss about Fibre to the Home? – Part 1

15 April 2013

By the end of 2010 there were well over 500 million broadband subscribers worldwide (including all fixed access technologies). While Japan continues to lead the world in terms of the number of FttX subscribers; South Korea has the highest penetration in the world and is the first country in the world to reach over 50% […]

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An 8-Step Social Media Marketing Strategy For Brands [INFOGRAPHIC]

28 March 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Platforms such as Twitter and Facebook come with a pretty steep learning curve – certainly when used for business marketing – and to maximize return on investment it’s essential that you implement a winning strategy. It’s important for businesses to select the right individuals to manage social channels and […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes Social Media so Influential?

21 February 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers If your impression of social media is limited to your friends posting cat videos and teenagers glued to their iPhones – think again. Social media possesses incredible influential power, and since the advent of the Internet it’s evolved from a simple way for people to keep in touch into […]

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The Path to Social Media Success in 2013: A 12-Month Plan [Infographic]

15 February 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Often, the best way to reach a huge goal is to break it down into small, less intimidating goals. To help small businesses tackle the daunting task of developing a social media presence (without feeling overwhelmed), Intuit has created a “Path to Social Success in 2013″ infographic. The 12-month plan divides the goal of achieving social […]

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Business School Carnival Weekend 2013

6 January 2013

The Business School officially launched the SP Carnival 2013 yesterday morning, a two-day event featuring a number of stalls and activities held on the school’s premises as part of the school’s Business Project. Approximately 90 booths are set up for the carnival; among the features and activities present are food stalls, a reptile house, a […]

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From Hotpot to Optics – Berrywan Eyecare

21 December 2012

Looking for fashionable, durable, branded and affordable spectacles for kids and adults? Berrywan Eyecare Optical can find the best ones for you! It claims to be the “first eyewear shop in the capital which sells spectacles to kids and gives the lowest price to customers“. Located at Gadong Properties, the recently opened shop is currently […]

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The New Revolution of Content Marketing [Infographic]

15 December 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Content is evolving and marketers need to expand their content marketing strategy to include visual elements into their overall mix. The problem is that customers have less time due to the current state of information overflow. In addition, the fast paced world of social media has forced us to […]

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Social Media Practices to Expect in 2013

11 December 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Social media has rapidly become an important part of many peoples’ lives, not just as a way to keep up with friends and family, but also for professional networks, exploring fields of research, shopping, sharing content and fostering online communities. It has also become a crucial aspect of a […]

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Social Media Revolution: Revitalizing Modern Business

23 November 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers The social media industry has revolutionized the online worlds, including the traditional methods to online marketing. Companies and businesses need to develop strategies of their own or they risk behind left in the dust by competitors. Adeo Internet Marketing published this infographic to show you why modern business needs […]

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How to Use Facebook to Build Your Brand: 4 Great Articles + Infographics

21 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers This article shares links to excellent brand-building articles- everything from marketing statistics to how to use Facebook Offers or run web-based contests. Clearly organized summaries for each link allow you to assess the focus and access the related infographics. Topics covered include: 12 revealing marketing stats about Facebook for […]

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71 Percent of Businesses Use Social Media [Infographic]

18 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Social media continues to be a key issue for businesses, and findings in this infographic show that 71.2 percent use social platforms for customer service, as well as conveying some fascinating insights into how businesses utilize these networks. Among the findings, 87.5% have seen a positive impact from using […]

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The Underlying Importance of Social Media [infographic]

14 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers As a business owner or marketer it’s very important to not only use social media to connect with customers, but also to understand the value in what social media brings. Social media is revolutionizing the way companies market, brand and connect with customers and potential customers in ways we […]

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How the Internet has Changed in the Last 10 Years [Infographic]

9 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers This infographic visualizes the spectacular rise of the Internet in the last 10 years and how some companies have failed to adapt to the changes. Here’s an interesting infographic that has been making the rounds across social media for the last two weeks. It visualizes the spectacular rise of […]

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Most People Don’t Use Social Media to Its Full Potential

29 September 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Social media sites have enjoyed stunning popularity. However, many users aren’t unlocking the potential of social media as a tool. See on mashable.com Related articles Has Social Media Turned You into a Zombie? [INFOGRAPHIC] Imagery in Social Media & How to Leverage Visual Content [infographic] Social Media Practices to […]

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Social Media around the World 2012 (by InSites Consulting)

29 September 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Social Media around the World 2012 report by InSites Consulting (data collected by SSI and translations by No Problem). The full reports offers 5 eye-catching insights on the status of social media and more than 2.000 facts & figures about social media in 19 countries. Topics cover main adoption […]

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The Impact of the Electric Car [Infographic]

28 September 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers This infographic provides an overview of the electric car industry and describes their environmental and energy impact… This visualization offers numerous statistics, facts and global comparisons on the future of electric vehicles, in terms of costs, environment, sales and the role of electric vehicles in our transportation systems across […]

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Congratulations K & S!

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Congratulations to our friends Kamal & Sufinah on the successful launch of their first Shop @ Sarah’s outlet in Seri Q-lap Mall yesterday! My my, what a crowd! In Seth Godin’s words, you have your own tribe already! Here’s wishing you continued success and growth of your dream! Congrats you two! I still haven’t figured […]

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Got a pest problem?

20 November 2008

I sure did! Da crib was infested with ants! All sorts of ants, big ones, small ones, black ones, brown ones, even red ones! So last week I finally had it and called in the pest control folks to help with the problem. B-Mas Jaya is a relative newcomer in the pest control game, having […]

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