In the current climate of political turmoil, economic misery, Ebola, terrorism, Nigel Farage’s face and just Simon Cowell, it’s easy to get a little depressed with the world. Not to worry though! Prime8 is here to raise your spirits and remind you that actually, everything is indeed awesome!
This week also saw a British woman get her head stuck in a bottle bank, John Lydon kiss the BBC’s Andrew O’Neil live on TV, and scientists discover that one of Saturn’s moons is a dead-ringer for the Death Star.
See! Life is fine. Let’s embrace it and read this weeks web roundup with big, stoopid smiles on our faces…
This weeks Apple-related news Yeah, yeah. I know; we do come across as Apple Groupies sometimes, but its always major news when they do one of their big announcements. Thursday’s session mainly revolved around their new hardware so here’s everything you need to know in one, easy-to-swallow info tablet.
Facebook can be useful. Sometimes Yeah, yeah. I know; we do come across as Facebook bashers sometimes but occasionally even we can admit that there is benefit to some of their features, especially for business marketing. Here’s a great little review of the best Facebook business and advertising tools around at the moment.
Want to be a good manager? Do nothing! A look inside the mindset of the most modern of business avatar, the young, tech startup manager, and how they are being mentored to become better captains of industry.
This man is already a legend. Tech makes him even better Simon Wheatcroft is an Ultramarathon runner. He is also blind. Read how he uses Google Glass to help him achieve his goals and then chastise yourself for driving the ¼ mile round trip to your local shop to get milk because you really couldn’t be bothered to walk. That last bit may just apply to me but still… this guys a bit of a hero.
GGA’s helpful marketing tip of the week Well, not a tip from us actually. Just a link to someone else’s hard earned findings if anything. Anyway, here’s an introduction to ‘empathy maps’ and how you can use them to write better blogs, headlines and marketing pieces.
How to be better at everything Bit of a generalised title there, but the logic is sound. Find out how Jack Dorsey managed 2 massive companies, Twitter and Squares, with this productivity hack.
GGA’s website of the week McDonald’s are turning 40 and have created this amazing site where people share their memories (probably about how they all got IBS or diabetes) of the brand. So the question is, how did an organisation who have sold ‘food’ that taste’s like feet for the past 40 years commission such a beautiful website?