The Stats Around Customer Retention

Posted on Tuesday 28th March 2017

Gaining new customers is something most businesses aspire to do; however, there are major benefits in retaining your existing customers....

5 Steps to reduce your Sky TV bill

Posted on Friday 24th March 2017

Have you been a Sky customer for over a year? Did you know you could be overpaying by as much as £140 a year?......

Forgetting where you parked is a thing of the past

Posted on Tuesday 21st March 2017

After a long day round the shops or a walk around the countryside, it's easy to forget where you left your car parked. We've all done it, right?...

#BeforeTheInternetExisted

Posted on Friday 17th March 2017

Yesterday, Twitter lit up with tweets from people around the world, reminiscing of simpler times when the Internet wasn't around. We've rounded up our favourites to share with you......

Is this the best smartwatch on the market?

Posted on Tuesday 14th March 2017

Welcome to the market, the first truly Swiss smartwatch. This luxurious timepiece is the newest addition to TAG Heuer's connected watches....

Ever dreamt of visiting the moon? Well, now you can!

Posted on Friday 10th March 2017

Space X - who design, manufacturer and launch advanced rockets and spacecraft's have recently announced plans to fly two, very lucky (very wealthy) citizens around the moon as early as next year!...

Why an ecommerce website can benefit you as a retailer

Posted on Tuesday 7th March 2017

Digital technologies are continuing to grow at a rapid speed in the retail industry, with the introduction of modernised EPOS systems, advanced ecommerce sites, and clever digital marketing....

How to spot a phishing email, FAST!

Posted on Friday 3rd March 2017

Spam. Nobody likes it, but we all get it......

Comeback of the Nokia 3310 and Snake!

Posted on Tuesday 28th February 2017

Yesterday Nokia re-released their classic 3310 model at the World Congress in Barcelona, 17 years after its original launch....

What makes a brand?

Posted on Friday 24th February 2017

A brand goes way beyond just a logo or graphic and is not something that can be created in a day; it develops and strengthens over time......

Google and Bing join forces to tackle piracy sites

Posted on Tuesday 21st February 2017

Both Google and Bing have both joined a new action to help make it harder for people to find piracy sites....

Did you know your iPhone is secretly tracking your movements?

Posted on Friday 17th February 2017

You probably don't know this but if you have location services enabled on your iPhone, you're allowing the device to keep track of places you've been, when, how long for and how often......

The Valentine's Day Google Doodle

Posted on Tuesday 14th February 2017

Google's special Valentine's Day Doodle captures a heart-warming animated love story between two Pangolins....

Pinterest Launches Shazam Style Feature 'Lens'

Posted on Friday 10th February 2017

The online digital scrapbook launches new feature allowing users to take photos of real-life objects and find them on the web but like all good things, it's only available in the US at the moment......

The new app for pub-lovers is here

Posted on Tuesday 7th February 2017

Rumour has it, the biggest app for pub-lovers is launching today, it will help you find everything you want in pubs and bars near you....

3 Tips to Making the Most of the LinkedIn Desktop Redesign

Posted on Friday 3rd February 2017

Here are a few tips on what's changed, and how you can make the most of it:...

February's Birthday Surprise

Posted on Tuesday 31st January 2017

Our birthday surprises keep coming! We hope you've settled in to 2017, as we have a year of fantastic treats ahead....

Scotland, England and Wales FINALLY get emojis!

Posted on Friday 27th January 2017

A proposal for a new range of flags for Britain was recently submitted by Jeremy Burge of Emojipedia - It's not clear why but taking into account the recent result of the EU Referendum and the fact that Scotland are trying to ...

You need one of these Smartphone cases!

Posted on Tuesday 24th January 2017

Smartphone case manufacturers are pulling out all the stops to cater for the ever-evolving smartphone market....

How to watch Trump's Inauguration in the UK

Posted on Friday 20th January 2017

In a matter of hours, Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States of America. Whatever your reasons are for watching, here's how you can do so from the UK......

Know your lemons: the health campaign with a twist

Posted on Tuesday 17th January 2017

In the UK, as a whole, women a fairly clued up and aware of the symptoms of breast cancer, or so we think....

New year, new look: Google gets an Uber makeover

Posted on Friday 13th January 2017

Google's latest update includes a surprise for avid Uber users......

The new era of the VW Microbus

Posted on Tuesday 10th January 2017

Detroit Motor Show 2017 has revealed a concept of an upgraded VW Microbus, an electric 8-seater ID Buzz....

How to change your privacy settings and stay safe on Facebook

Posted on Friday 6th January 2017

Privacy controls can, at times, seem confusing but they're a vital precaution against the dangers we face online. We've put together this complete guide to help ensure the content you post on Facebook can only be viewed by peo...

Is sharing photos on Facebook endangering your child?

Posted on Tuesday 3rd January 2017

There has been a constant battle whether publicly posting photos of your children online is acceptable and if it is safe to do so....

January's Birthday Surprise!

Posted on Friday 30th December 2016

2016 is nearing an end, and we're now in our 10th year of trading! If you missed last month's blog and newsletter, you won't have seen our monthly birthday treats that we are giving away for a whole year!...

2016's Most: Googled Topics

Posted on Tuesday 27th December 2016

Today we're taking a look at Google's top UK search results for 2016, how many of these have you searched this year?...

2016's Most: Bought Amazon Gifts

Posted on Friday 23rd December 2016

Seen as we're approaching the end of 2016 (and it's almost Christmas), we decided it was fitting to take a look back at the most bought Amazon gifts. We're also going to be continuing the theme in our next two blogs so make su...

2016's Most: Liked Facebook Pages

Posted on Tuesday 20th December 2016

Seen as we're approaching the end of 2016, we decided it was fitting to take a look back at the 'most' liked Facebook fan pages. We're also going to be continuing the theme in our next two blogs so make sure you come and check...

What a time to be alive! You can now download Netflix shows to watch offline...

Posted on Friday 16th December 2016

Streaming giant Netflix has followed in the footsteps of major rival Amazon Prime by making some shows downloadable, enabling users to watch them on the go without an Internet connection....

Share your ride and save with uberPOOL

Posted on Tuesday 13th December 2016

Here we go again; Uber has once more graced the Go Media blog. This company pulls out all the stops to make their taxi rides great for customers....

Wingardium Leviosa! You can now control your phone with Harry Potter spells...

Posted on Thursday 8th December 2016

To celebrate the release of the Harry Potter sequel 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', Google have added some interesting features to both its street view and virtual assistant....

Changes are being made to Instagram comments

Posted on Tuesday 6th December 2016

The Facebook-owned company, Instagram, has just announced that it will be allowing users to 'like' other user's comments....

2016 Christmas Advert Roundup

Posted on Friday 2nd December 2016

You know it's almost Christmas when the festive adverts begin. It seems this year everyone has jumped on the bandwagon, from familiar faces John Lewis to first timers Heathrow Airport. Which is your favourite?...

December's Birthday Surprise!

Posted on Tuesday 29th November 2016

2016 is nearing an end, and we're now in our 10th year of trading! If you missed last month's blog and newsletter, you won't have seen our monthly birthday treats that we are giving away for a whole year!...

Google set to shame unencrypted websites

Posted on Friday 25th November 2016

Tech and privacy experts applaud Google's future plans to penalise website for not using secure channels......

Government-backed funding for Leeds City Region businesses

Posted on Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Our main aim at Go Media is to help people grow their business through our bespoke websites, business systems and our all-round marketing services....

Social Media Demographics 2016: LinkedIn

Posted on Friday 18th November 2016

Wanting to take that leap into the world of social media but not sure which platform is ideal for your business. Join us over the next few weeks as we explore the demographics of social media users, in the form of infographics...

Get an Instagram-worthy picture of the Supermoon!

Posted on Monday 14th November 2016

You have probably heard already that we are going to be blessed with a captivating Supermoon tonight, the first one we have seen for 70 years and a sight we won't see again until 2034!...

Social Media Demographics 2016: Twitter

Posted on Friday 11th November 2016

Wanting to take that leap into the world of social media but not sure which platform is ideal for your business. Join us over the next few weeks as we explore the demographics of social media users, in the form of infographics...

Nation fooled by 17 year old's 'John Lewis' advert

Posted on Tuesday 8th November 2016

Everyone's talking about Christmas and the highly anticipated adverts that will be coming out, especially that of retail giant, John Lewis....

Social Media Demographics 2016: Facebook

Posted on Thursday 3rd November 2016

Wanting to take that leap into the world of social media but not sure which platform is ideal for your business. Join us over the next few weeks as we explore the demographics of social media users, in the form of infographics...

Celebrate our 9th birthday with us!

Posted on Tuesday 1st November 2016

On the 20th of November we will be celebrating our 9th birthday and going in to our 10th year of trading. To celebrate we're going to have a whole year of monthly surprises!...

Facebook becomes a one stop shop

Posted on Friday 28th October 2016

Facebook has yet again created more ways for us to avoid human contact by adding tools to enable users in the US to order food, book appointments, buy tickets and sell second hand items all from inside the app. In addition, th...

Strongbow is giving away 1000's of ghostly prizes this Halloween!

Posted on Tuesday 25th October 2016

Cider-lovers across the UK will be pleased to hear about Strongbow's scarily good Halloween competition, all you have to do is drink a pint of the stuff down your local....

The secret behind Apple's impeccable timing

Posted on Thursday 20th October 2016

Apple's marketing and advertising efforts have undergone revolutionary changes over the years, but there's one thing that's always stayed the same....

Google Pixel XL Vs iPhone 7 Plus: Camera

Posted on Wednesday 19th October 2016

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are the first smart phones to be made almost entirely by Google, they haven't continued with the name Nexus this time and they are also claiming to have the best smart phone cameras on the market....

Hands-free selfies: the coolest way to break your phone (apparently)

Posted on Friday 14th October 2016

Viral trends come and go like the seasons but the latest to rain the Internet could be the riskiest yet......

Are humanoids cool or downright scary?

Posted on Tuesday 11th October 2016

With the new release of 'Westworld' a series focusing around an unusual futuristic amusement park for the rich and famous, we're taking a look at their chilling PR stunt! ...

Facebook for business: Verify your page

Posted on Friday 7th October 2016

Unlike Twitter, Facebook enables you to request verification on your page. Doing this will give the impression that your business is a trustworthy one and will reward you with a grey tick next to your business name.....

Facebook set to launch a LinkedIn rival

Posted on Tuesday 4th October 2016

No prizes for guessing that this was coming - the new 'Facebook for Work' is due to launch next month and will reportedly allow users to keep their professional profiles separate from their personal ones....

Commonly Mistaken Emojis

Posted on Friday 30th September 2016

Emojis are widely used in daily conversations whether it be over text, social media or even email. The new iOS iMessage also allows you to switch up words entirely for an emoji, which maybe be ok for the easily interpreted emo...

LinkedIn for business: Export your connections

Posted on Tuesday 27th September 2016

Your connections/contacts on LinkedIn are a precious resource. LinkedIn is the digital equivalent of a business card folder, so it makes sense to download these to your desktop. It's really quick and a lot easier than you migh...

500 Million Yahoo Accounts Hacked

Posted on Friday 23rd September 2016

Yahoo confirmed on Thursday afternoon that half a billion of its user's personal information was stolen all the way back in 2014....

Finally, Twitter changes it's character limit, but not how you'd hoped

Posted on Tuesday 20th September 2016

Get your celebratory hashtags and selfies ready, Twitter have just rolled out a massive change to the way you tweet......

Give your pencils the power of digital with the Slate

Posted on Friday 16th September 2016

Some people don't want to fully surrender to technology and still enjoy creating great designs and drawings on paper, if this is you, then you need the Slate......

iPhone 7: Getting In The Know

Posted on Tuesday 13th September 2016

The new iPhone has attracted mixed feelings, but the waiting lists and queues in store suggest the demand is still there. So what's all the fuss about? Let us fill you......

An offer you don't want to miss!

Posted on Friday 9th September 2016

We're welcoming new customers with an exclusive offer on our business cards, order as many sets as you like in one-go for the same price!...

Go Media sponsors Yorkshire Carnegie for another year!

Posted on Monday 5th September 2016

If you had a look at our blog last year introducing our sponsorship of Yorkshire Carnegie, you'd know our MD, Paul, is a huge fan of the team and we have some new players to sponsor for the 2016/17 season....

Stop everything you are doing, and change your Dropbox password NOW!

Posted on Friday 2nd September 2016

Cloud storage giant Dropbox has reported being hacked, resulting in over 68m users email addresses and passwords being leaked online....

Listening to music is a thing of the past, it's time to start feeling it...

Posted on Tuesday 30th August 2016

Designed and developed in Canada, the SubPac is a tactile audio system that enables people to feel music, instead of listening to it....

Google Threatens To Penalise Websites That Use Pop-Ups

Posted on Friday 26th August 2016

Google is clamping down in a bid to discourage mobile websites from using obstructing pop up ads and interstitials....

Happy 25th birthday to the World Wide Web!

Posted on Tuesday 23rd August 2016

On August 23rd 1991, the World Wide Web was made publicly accessible by computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee. ...

What was #UberIceCream?

Posted on Thursday 18th August 2016

We seem to always be talking about Uber and their newest crazy campaigns. This one came in heed of the recent warm(ish) weather we've been having in the UK....

So, how did Facebook get your mobile number without you giving it to them?

Posted on Tuesday 16th August 2016

Facebook thrives on data - your memories, your family members, your friends and now personal information like your phone number. The only problem with this though, is that Facebook is finding this information out for themselve...

Social Media? We've got you covered.

Posted on Wednesday 10th August 2016

Having a social media profile without a cover photo is like making toast without butter, it's just wrong. But with social platforms forever changing the image sizes and formats, it's hard to keep up. We've rounded up 2016's si...

Google's newest TV-Advert reminds us how useful Google is

Posted on Tuesday 9th August 2016

As a population, we love taking pictures and it's no surprise with the cameras on smartphones these days - the only problem is, they use up a LOT of memory. ...

Ever visited the Himalayas? Well now you can, as a 500ft Yeti

Posted on Friday 5th August 2016

This week, tech giant Google released a tech giant of their own......

Rio Olympics 2016: Staying in the loop, but not in front of the TV

Posted on Tuesday 2nd August 2016

Come the 6th August it will be hard to avoid the Rio Olympics, but just incase you miss any important bits, we've compiled the best ways for you to catch up with the highlights and events on the go. ...

iOS 10 New Features

Posted on Friday 29th July 2016

iOS 10 was unveiled at WWDC 2016 and it has some pretty cool new features in lots of different areas, we've rounded up some of the best....

Drone delivery could become a reality in the UK

Posted on Tuesday 26th July 2016

Trials are starting to test flying drones to deliver in Britain, so parcels can be flown and delivered to your door....

Facebook Announces New Features for Live

Posted on Friday 22nd July 2016

Facebook Live feature has allowed users to share video footage with their friends/followers in real-time and has proven a hit with celebrities, public figures, news reporters and more....

Samsung has revealed the release date for the Galaxy note 7 edge

Posted on Tuesday 19th July 2016

Samsung is preparing to launch the Galaxy Note 7 in August and people pretty much know the specs already including the 5.8-inch QHD dual curved screen and 6GB LPDDR4 RAM thanks to the leaks....

The 3D-Printing Pen that allows you to Turn Recycled Plastic into Art

Posted on Friday 15th July 2016

There are already 3D-Printing pens out in the market such as 3Doodler which uses plastic filaments that harden in the air, allowing users to create freehand 3D sculptures. ...

Facebook are launching a new tool to help raise money for your favourite charity

Posted on Tuesday 12th July 2016

Facebook's new fundraising feature allows you to raise money for your favorite charity by collecting donations from your Facebook friends for a non-profit of your choice....

Snapchat is moving away from its ephemeral roots by introducing 'Memories'

Posted on Friday 8th July 2016

On Wednesday, the real-time sharing photo app, Snapchat, introduced their new feature called 'Memories' which allows users to keep a camera roll of their past photos....

Pillo the personal health robot

Posted on Tuesday 5th July 2016

Pillo is the clever home robot that is dedicated to your health and well being. ...

Apple refuses Spotify new update with fear of competition for Apple Music

Posted on Friday 1st July 2016

Spotify say Apple is causing friction deliberately because they don't want competition....

Netflix to add offline viewing and downloading of movies.

Posted on Tuesday 28th June 2016

If the rumors are true, we should be able to stream our favorite movies and shows from Netflix and even watch them offline....

Say goodbye to the thunderbolt display, Apple are discontinuing the only monitor they have made

Posted on Friday 24th June 2016

Yesterday, Apple announced that it is officially discontinuing the only monitor they have ever made, the thunderbolt display....

Facebook are now beginning to track you to link online and offline shopping

Posted on Tuesday 21st June 2016

Yes, Retailers can now receive real-time data on conversions thanks to Facebook's new update....

Uber's New Venture

Posted on Friday 17th June 2016

Uber cars are becoming an extremely popular service amongst all generations worldwide. But they don't stop at taxi services....

WWDC Apple Update Roundup

Posted on Tuesday 14th June 2016

Every year, Apple holds their developers conference, revealing what changes they will be making to their software. This year was no different, with Apple showing us how our iPhones, Macs and TVs will be upgraded this Autumn....

You can now use videos Facebook comments!

Posted on Friday 10th June 2016

Yesterday, Facebook announced they were going to introduce the feature of posting videos in Facebook comments....

How your Facebook news feed works

Posted on Tuesday 7th June 2016

The main reason most of us use Facebook is to find out news and gossip that appears on our newsfeed but, What if we was to tell you that Facebook controls 20% of what you see on your newsfeed?...

Apple releases iOS9.3.3 beta

Posted on Friday 3rd June 2016

Apple officially launched iOS 9.3 following its March 2016 event. iOS 9.3's best features are revealed including 'Night Shift' mode and password protect Notes and also the negative features in iOS 9, its updates and bugs....

Intel Launches First Ever 10-Core Processor

Posted on Tuesday 31st May 2016

Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, processor manufacturers raced to offer processors with ever-increasing clock speeds, which more or less equaled performance....

Teaching Robots To Feel Pain

Posted on Friday 27th May 2016

Researchers in Germany are developing artificial nervous systems so robots can feel 'pain' much like us humans do....

You can now track your family members Uber rides in real-time

Posted on Tuesday 24th May 2016

Uber has been a success and is active in over 70 countries Worldwide and over 400 cities. It allows people to request an Uber taxi through their app, track their trip and pay automatically with a preselected card on their acco...

Pilots' New Language Translating Earpiece

Posted on Friday 20th May 2016

The internet has connected around 40% of the world's population but, one of the biggest barriers standing in the way of international communication is language. But that could soon change if devices like the upcoming Pilot ear...

Range Rover's Very Clever Marketing Stunt

Posted on Tuesday 17th May 2016

The above images went viral this week, with the entire social media population thinking that a crazy girlfriend had gone a bit too far. However, while we were all sharing and talking about it, not all was as it seemed....

Google announces ban of pay day loan ads

Posted on Friday 13th May 2016

Google have recently announced their plans to stop pay-day lenders from advertising on their search engine in an attempt to protect people from potentially 'harmful' advertisements....

The new app that helps fight dementia through fun

Posted on Tuesday 10th May 2016

A new mobile game called Sea Hero Quest has recently been released for mobiles. The app is built in order to research dementia, and allows researchers to have a much larger test pool than normal. But how does an app conduct th...

Robots are Taking the Spotlight

Posted on Friday 6th May 2016

Technology is quickly taking over, and it is predicted that robots will take over the majority of human jobs in the next 30 years....

Dyson create the future of hairdryers

Posted on Tuesday 3rd May 2016

Dyson has revealed its first personal care product. A hairdryer that it says is quieter and less damaging to hair than a conventional machine....

Could Apple Watch 2 Include Cellular Connectivity?

Posted on Tuesday 26th April 2016

What if the Apple Watch had its own cellular connectivity? Would that finally make you want to dive into the world of wearables? According to a new report, that choice may be coming soon....

Happy 90th Birthday to HM Queen Elizabeth!

Posted on Friday 22nd April 2016

On Thursday this week, Britain's longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, turned 90. We get answers to some questions about the Queen's extraordinary life and times....

How The Tesco Brand Recovered From Crisis

Posted on Tuesday 19th April 2016

A year ago Tesco was in crisis having just reported a £6.3bn loss and with its brand trust rapidly eroding. Yet CEO Dave Lewis claims customers are now returning as his focus on "what makes Tesco unique" and communicatin...

Apple Bring Back the Cookie Monster in Great New Ad

Posted on Tuesday 12th April 2016

The company who are well known for their serious, industry changing, advertising, have taken a bit of a different route recently. Their not so serious, yet very funny advertising efforts have now been topped, by the cookie mon...

Facebook's New AI Reads Photos for the Blind

Posted on Friday 8th April 2016

Facebook and the majority of other social media platforms have become increasingly visual, with users mainly uploading pictures or videos instead of plain text....

Why puppies make great advertising tools

Posted on Tuesday 5th April 2016

There's not many people who don't like puppies. If you know somebody who doesn't, then they're probably not worth your time. PuppyChow caught onto this idea, and used it to their advantage in their latest advert....

Twitter Introduces First View Ads in the UK

Posted on Friday 1st April 2016

Last month Twitter introduced First View Ads in the US and they have just released it in Europe, meaning brands can pay for their video content to display at the top of the timelines of Twitter users....

All You Need To Know About The Apple vs FBI Saga

Posted on Tuesday 29th March 2016

On Monday 28th March, the FBI announced that they had finally accessed the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook. Farook and his wife killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, in December last year....

If Carlsberg did Chocolate

Posted on Thursday 24th March 2016

Ahead of the Easter bank holiday, Carlsberg have come up with a genius idea with their 'if Carlsberg did chocolate bars' pop-up shop in Shoreditch earlier this week....

Apple announce another new iPhone

Posted on Tuesday 22nd March 2016

Apple has bucked the bigger-is-better phone trend and released a revamped version of its 4inch iPhone 5S, the new iPhone SE....

Bring back the bees, we depend on them!

Posted on Friday 18th March 2016

Our global bee population is rapidly declining and we need to put a stop to it. A recent marketing campaign #BringBackTheBees is here to help us....

Is a new iPhone coming this month?

Posted on Tuesday 15th March 2016

In just one week, Apple will hold a media presentation at its corporate headquarters to unveil its latest new products. Spoiler alert: You can expect a new 4-inch iPhone and 9.7-inch iPad....

Facebook Competes with Snapchat

Posted on Friday 11th March 2016

Facebook has realised instant messaging app has something they don't and now they have the ammunition to compete with the much loved messaging app, Snapchat....

Google are desperately trying to save Google+

Posted on Tuesday 8th March 2016

Google have never found much success from their social network, Google+. The site, which is automatically given to every google account holder, is now taking on an unlikely name in order to boost it's likability and functional...

Twitter for Business

Posted on Friday 4th March 2016

Twitter now boasts over 300 million monthly users and approximately 80% of these users accessing the app through mobile. Here's what your business needs to know about the social channel....

Google 's First Car Crash

Posted on Tuesday 1st March 2016

One of Google's self-driving cars crashed into a bus in California last month. There were no injuries....

Should you start Social Media Marketing for your Business?

Posted on Friday 26th February 2016

At Go Media we work with clients improving and managing their social media accounts on a daily basis and advising what platforms will work the best for their particular business....

Daaaaamn Daniel!

Posted on Tuesday 23rd February 2016

The internet in the last week has gone wild for a Vine based on the impeccable fashion choices from an American teenager called Daniel Lara. But how does such a video become such an internet sensation?...

Instagram New Features

Posted on Friday 19th February 2016

Last week Instagram rolled out the feature all Social Media Managers have been waiting for; the ability to use multiple Instagram accounts from one login....

Making an in app purchase once makes you six times more likely to do it again

Posted on Tuesday 16th February 2016

According to analytics and in-app purchase company Soomla, mobile gamers who make an in app purchase are six times more likely to buy again. This means small app companies now have proof that if they push for that first in app...

Twitters New Timeline

Posted on Friday 12th February 2016

Twitter has rolled out their new timeline algorithm and for now users have to 'opt in' to see the changes....

The best adverts from Super Bowl 50

Posted on Tuesday 9th February 2016

It's that time of year again. The Super Bowl has been and gone, and once again people are talking about two main things from one of the biggest sports show on Earth. The half time show in all of it's craziness, and which adver...

Top 5 Reasons to use Social Media Marketing

Posted on Friday 5th February 2016

Social Media is now a big part of our everyday lives, and we use it for personal and business accounts to reach our friends, family or an audience....

The Drone Racing League is our new favourite thing

Posted on Tuesday 2nd February 2016

Racing is a passion many people hold. The most competitive of us love a good race, in which we can beat all those who pit themselves against us, and claim to be the best and the fastest out of all who challenge us. Anything we...

Barbie gets a Makeover for 2016!

Posted on Friday 29th January 2016

Barbie, a doll that revolutionised the toy market, is being updated this year and will now sport three new body types....

McDonald's are making huge changes in 2016

Posted on Tuesday 26th January 2016

McDonald's is the largest burger chain in the world, serving 68 million people a day from their 36,000 outlets. Now in 119 countries, McDonald's is never too far away, but is it time for their biggest year of change?...

Why Companies Need A Social Media Policy

Posted on Friday 22nd January 2016

Social media can no longer be ignored by companies large and small and many are succumbing to the power of social media. ...

Will VR Websites Be The Next Big Thing?

Posted on Tuesday 19th January 2016

Virtual reality is all over the tech world at the minute. With Oculus, Samsung, Sony and even HTC working on their own headsets, the VR world may be something we dive into sooner than we all thought we would....

Social Media as a News Source

Posted on Friday 15th January 2016

The majority of you reading this will probably have clicked through from Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn, but what else is your Social Media sharing to your feeds on a daily basis?...

Remembering David Bowie

Posted on Tuesday 12th January 2016

David Bowie was in no doubt a pioneer, in music, film, art and even the internet. The late icon was a leading name in the ISP game in the early days of commercial internet usage. We look back at how David Bowie was a driving f...

Rev Up 2016 With Our Grant Funded Websites & Digital Marketing

Posted on Friday 8th January 2016

As many of you may already know, we are passionate about helping small businesses thrive and grow through the use of professional web development and digital marketing....

It's Time For CES 2016!

Posted on Tuesday 5th January 2016

The massive consumer technology showcase is back this month, and once again all eyes are on Las Vegas to see the very best technology we hope to see in our homes one day. From smart fridges to smart shoes, we take a look at wh...

Go Media in 2015

Posted on Tuesday 22nd December 2015

Well here we are, the last blog post of 2015. So rather than give you our views on topical or current news/events, we've decided to let you know what we've been up to behind the scenes. From franchising to expanding, we really...

The Marketing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Posted on Friday 18th December 2015

Star Wars fans far and wide have been anticipating this release for some time and coming from the rave reviews it has been getting over the past few days, it doesn't disappoint....

NHS partner with Tinder

Posted on Tuesday 15th December 2015

Tinder is the popular dating app that has come out of nowhere and they have now partnered with the NHS to raise awareness about organ donations....

Smart Homes

Posted on Friday 11th December 2015

Technology is moving faster than ever and markets are bursting with the next best thing on a monthly basis. Smartphones have taken over with well above 2 billion smartphone subscriptions globally in June this year and now you ...

How Twitter Users Dictate Marketing Stunts

Posted on Tuesday 8th December 2015

Recently, IBM launched a campaign to encourage more women to think about a science and technology career, by running the #HackAHairdryer campaign. The concept was simple, IBM challenged women to take apart their hairdryer and ...

Think Mobile

Posted on Friday 4th December 2015

Smartphones have taken over the UK with around 76% of adult consumers owning one today, this means you need to live, breathe and think mobile more than ever....

The Go Media Advent Calendar is Here!

Posted on Tuesday 1st December 2015

This December, we are running an advent calendar, with 18 special offers for you to claim. To celebrate the holiday season, our advent calendar will be running from the 1st to the 24th of December, with an amazing offer given ...

Black Friday is Here!

Posted on Friday 27th November 2015

Today is the day that retailers dread and bargain hunters love. Shoppers across the UK are searching the internet and ransacking shops to find the best deals possible on everything from TVs to pet beds. (You can really buy any...

Artificial Intelligence in 2015

Posted on Tuesday 24th November 2015

AI is the ultimate risk/reward technology, that has seen huge developments this year. The concept of machines that can think for themselves, and make decisions based on their thoughts, is something not everyone is keen on. How...

6 Do's and Don'ts of Christmas Marketing

Posted on Friday 20th November 2015

Christmas is creeping up fast, and businesses are trying their hardest to secure customers with the best offers and festive deals. If you're stuck on what to do with marketing this year, read on for the basic tips....

How Bethesda Did it Right With Fallout 4 Marketing

Posted on Tuesday 17th November 2015

Fallout 4 is well and truly the most hyped up game of this year so far. From announcement to release, the only thing any true gamer has been able to talk about is returning to the wastelands in Fallout 4. Bethesda Game Studios...

The Christmas Ad Round-Up 2015

Posted on Friday 13th November 2015

With just over a month to go until Christmas, companies are battling it out to create the best Christmas campaign of 2015. We take a look at the front-runners and the up and coming stars this year....

How powerful is TV advertising?

Posted on Tuesday 10th November 2015

Everyone has a favourite TV advert. Whether it's the Cadbury's Gorilla, the KitKat Pandas or the appetising M&S food ad. If you own a telly, chances are you've seen one or more of these adverts. But why do companies spend so m...

Our Top 3 Favourite PR Stunts from October

Posted on Friday 6th November 2015

October's events gave companies a great opportunity to up their marketing strategy, and the fun is sure to continue through the festive season. We take a look at some of our favourite marketing from last month!...

Self-Driving Robots Could Be Running Deliveries by 2016

Posted on Tuesday 3rd November 2015

You may have heard of the flying delivery drones being tested by the likes of Amazon and Google, however the future of robot delivery may be rooted to the ground. Self-driving robots could be delivering your online purchases a...

2G Tuesdays at Facebook

Posted on Friday 30th October 2015

Do you remember the days of 2G internet? If you don't, you're lucky. Slow internet is the bane of most people's lives these days but we shouldn't take it for granted....

Brands Making the Most of Halloween

Posted on Tuesday 27th October 2015

Halloween is just around the corner, and I'm pretty sure you've already seen your fair share of pumpkin recipes and DIY costumes. However, have you noticed how brands are using Halloween to their marketing benefits?...

Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer

Posted on Friday 23rd October 2015

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so this year we signed up to join Wear It Pink, an event run by charity Breast Cancer Now, raising money to fight Breast Cancer for good....

Back to the Future Day - What Part II Got Right

Posted on Wednesday 21st October 2015

The Back to the Future films are cult classics, and if you haven't seen them, watch them now. In the second instalment, Marty McFly travels to 2015 on the 21st October, meaning he's due to arrive today. Here's what the film pr...

The Star Wars Saga So Far

Posted on Tuesday 20th October 2015

The new Star Wars film trailer landed today, and so if you're wanting to see it, you're probably going to need to know the story so far. Amazingly, some people still haven't seen the original saga, and so we're here to help. H...

US Political Marketing

Posted on Friday 16th October 2015

Becoming President of the United States is no easy ride; first of all you have to be a native-born American who's over 35 and have lived in the US for at least 14 years. If you tick all of the boxes, you can then think about p...

What Your Favourite Websites Originally Looked Like

Posted on Tuesday 13th October 2015

The World Wide Web is now the epicentre of information across the world, allowing us to do all sorts of tasks. From catching up with friends, to searching for businesses, to doing your weekly shop and even downloading a 3D pri...

Apple's Worth How Much?

Posted on Friday 9th October 2015

Apple is the most valuable company in the world, with annual sales soaring and cash reserves getting higher. Today, Apple's Brand is estimated to be worth $145.3 Billion, according to Forbes. But what makes their brand worth s...

Microsoft have killed Nokia

Posted on Wednesday 7th October 2015

Nokia have just taken a staggering £4.61 billion for their mobile business from their partner Microsoft. Now that their phones come branded with the Microsoft name, we take a look back at Nokia's history, before Microsof...

Direct Mail vs Email Marketing

Posted on Monday 5th October 2015

Marketers now have more ways than ever to target their audiences and it is often difficult deciding which methods will work the best for each campaign....

Introducing our new partnership with ZigZag Systems

Posted on Friday 2nd October 2015

This month at the Minerva Autumn Furniture Show, in partnership with ZigZag Systems we will be launching our new system; the new way to control your business, allowing us to provide retail stores with a simple and secure cloud...

Cheeky Nando's vs Netflix and Chill

Posted on Wednesday 30th September 2015

Embracing what the public say about your company is the best thing you can do. Both Nando's and Netflix have been subject to some top quality social media banter, and now they both have a great third party slogan, which are ta...

How the Pope is Helping Sell Cars

Posted on Monday 28th September 2015

On Pope Francis' first ever trip to the USA, the 78 year old will be travelling to Washington, New York, Philadelphia and many other states. On his travels, the Pope gains a lot of attention, and draws a large crowd, meaning t...

What we'd like to see in the Apple Car

Posted on Friday 25th September 2015

Apple are rumoured to be working on their own version of the car. Deemed the 'iCar', the vehicle is said to be an all electric vehicle, and that's all we know! Other rumours such as the vehicle being autonomous are in the mix,...

Fifa 16 is out tomorrow!

Posted on Wednesday 23rd September 2015

Every year, EA sports provide us with arguably the biggest football video game ever. Fifa has been around for over 20 years now, and ever since 'FIFA International Soccer' in 1993, we have been glued to our screens and control...

6 Reasons you Shouldn't Build your own Website

Posted on Monday 21st September 2015

Most businesses in 2015 have a website. It's a tool that allows you to share with the world what you do and why you're the best, however that doesn't necessarily mean people will believe you. Like most things, your website nee...

Can electric cars finally break the market?

Posted on Friday 18th September 2015

Electric cars have slowly been making their way onto Britain's roads in the past 5 years, with manufacturers such as Nissan, Renault and Tesla being some of the first to enter market. Currently, Electric cars stand for approxi...

How will Facebook's 'Dislike' button work?

Posted on Wednesday 16th September 2015

If you haven't already heard, Mark Zuckerberg (CEO of Facebook) announced that they are working on a 'dislike' button after many years of Facebook users requesting one. However it may not be used in the way you think. ...

Do multiple logos help your brand grow?

Posted on Monday 14th September 2015

A secondary logo is a tool large companies use in order to make their brand look good everywhere, no matter what it's put on. Multiple logos are a great tool in order to ensure your brand is shown everywhere, in the best way p...

6 Must See Adverts for the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Posted on Friday 11th September 2015

On September the 18th, this year's Rugby World Cup will be hosted in England and brands are jumping on board to show their support for the team. We take a look at our favourite 6 adverts and campaigns to come out of it!...

Why the new Apple iPhone and Games Console could fail

Posted on Thursday 10th September 2015

Last night, we watched as Apple announced their updated smartphone, a new iPad and an Apple TV that doubles as a games console. But, is there anything new or exciting to see? Let's take a look at all of announcements as they h...

iPhone 6S event live: Apple set to announce new iPhone, iPad and Apple TV

Posted on Wednesday 9th September 2015

Apple are currently preparing themselves for their biggest event of the year. With a new iPhone, iPad and Apple TV on the cards, Apple will be hoping to show the world why they're still the best in the industry. Stay tuned on ...

The Top 5 Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Marketing

Posted on Monday 7th September 2015

Social Media Marketing is a trend that businesses can no longer ignore and people are now more likely to purchase a product or service from a company if their online social presence is good. ...

We're all over Yorkshire (Carnegie)!

Posted on Sunday 6th September 2015

Paul, our MD, is a massive fan of Yorkshire Carnegie, and so for the 2015/16 season, Go Media will be the secondary shirt sponsor for the team....

Do all Technology Companies copy each other?

Posted on Friday 4th September 2015

Have you ever noticed how each year, most large technology companies end up doing the same thing? Smart Watches, Tablet PCs, slimmer laptops, better UIs and fingerprint scanners....

Google's New Logo

Posted on Wednesday 2nd September 2015

It has only been a month since Google announced their major change in structure and introduced their new parent company, Alphabet. However it didn't stop there, yesterday they revealed their brand new logo and image to match t...

Next bit announces new mobile 'Robin'

Posted on Tuesday 1st September 2015

After a long and quite anticipated build up in the Android and mobile phone communities, Nextbit Systems have announced their 'revolutionary' mobile phone....

Is over the top customer service getting creepy?

Posted on Monday 31st August 2015

A physical store will always have its regulars. Customers who stay loyal to the store, and frequently visit in order to make a purchase, and use your services, are always welcome. However, when dealing with these customers, yo...

Vine stars who make money marketing

Posted on Friday 28th August 2015

Twitter bought Vine from its original founders in 2012; it was then released on the 24th of January in 2013. Within a couple of months of its release, Vine became the most used video sharing application. In April 2013, it was ...

Apple announce 'iPhone' event on September 9th

Posted on Friday 28th August 2015

Apple have announced that they will be hosting an event on the 9th September, with the massive possibility of a new iPhone, and maybe some other top hardware announcements....

Why we love 3D Printing

Posted on Wednesday 26th August 2015

3D printing has been around for years, however it has just started making some major developments which will make it more popular than before....

A Guide to Motion Graphics

Posted on Monday 24th August 2015

Visual content is becoming more and more popular with digital content increasing by 200% annually. Humans now have shorter attention spans of 8 seconds which is shorter than a goldfish! This makes motion graphics more importan...

Premier League to make £5.1 billion in Three Years

Posted on Friday 21st August 2015

A new TV advert launched in July to promote the next season of the Premier League, since then there has been growing talk of the direction of the Premier League and its future....

Twitter Announces 'Project Lightning'

Posted on Wednesday 19th August 2015

Twitter are coming up to date against other competitors and adding a new feature known as 'Project Lightning' which involves their users being able to access live content from current events....

Google is not rebranding

Posted on Monday 17th August 2015

Before we all start panicking that our favourite and much loved search engine is going to be called Alphabet, let us reassure you, Google is here to stay. In fact, it's now stronger than ever thanks to the huge restructuring t...

The Amazing Shanghai Disneyland

Posted on Friday 14th August 2015

In February, Disney announced the opening of a Disney Resort in Shanghai. The all-new theme park will feature 6 themed lands; similar to the way other Disney resorts around the world work. China is a massive market for Disney ...

Honda's anticipation game

Posted on Wednesday 12th August 2015

Anticipation marketing is becoming more and more popular with big companies in 2015, and this week, Honda are trying their own version. If you go to Honda's website, you will be greeted with a countdown. For what, we aren't qu...

Facebook launches Live Streaming; will it take off or slump?

Posted on Friday 7th August 2015

Yesterday Facebook launched its Live Streaming Video feature for Celebrity Mention accounts so they can interact in real time....

The Lexus Hoverboard is Here!

Posted on Wednesday 5th August 2015

The Lexus hoverboard is taking us all back to the future this week, and with it's incredible good looks and general technology greatness, is the hoverboard something that you will be able to ride around on in years to come?...

Why stock images are hurting your appearance

Posted on Wednesday 29th July 2015

Stock images are becoming more and more popular for smaller companies to be used on their website, promotional materials and social media pages. It's a great quick fix to a big hole in your designs, however, if you look a litt...

Did Amazon Prime Day go as expected?

Posted on Wednesday 22nd July 2015

It has been a week since we had Amazon Prime Day and people are still taking to social media to express their disappointment with the deals....

Labels are for cans, not for people

Posted on Wednesday 15th July 2015

For the month of Ramadan, one clever company introduced a non-prejudice campaign to highlight that 'Labels are for cans not for people'. ...

Why businesses struggle with content

Posted on Wednesday 8th July 2015

Here at Go Media, we are strong believers in updating content on your website and other online platforms regularly. Each week we post to our blog, we add new case studies regularly, and we are forever posting to social media. ...

Finally! Apple Pay is coming to the UK

Posted on Wednesday 1st July 2015

As well as telling us about Apple Music at WWDC, Apple also announced that their wireless payment system, Apple Pay, would be coming to the UK in July. So when can we expect to start paying with our iDevices?...

Why we should take the video game industry seriously

Posted on Wednesday 24th June 2015

After a lot of gaming news from E3, gaming fans are getting excited for the new releases. With such a large following worldwide, we ask just how much the video game market is now worth....

3D Systems join e-NABLE to create the K-1 Prosthetic Hand

Posted on Wednesday 17th June 2015

On June the 11th 3D Systems announced their partnership with e-NABLE Community Foundation who specialises in using 3D printing to give the World a 'helping hand'....

Spotify vs Apple Music

Posted on Wednesday 10th June 2015

I'm sure you have all heard by now that Apple has announced its new music streaming service, Apple Music and we're all excited to try it out! The only question is do we cancel our Spotify subscriptions and move to Apple? We w...

A small act of kindness can go a long way...

Posted on Wednesday 27th May 2015

US brand Kind Snacks created a campaign specifically to support Military Appreciation Month which is celebrated every May. They focused on showing appreciation directly to the soldiers and Veterans with messages from the publi...

Companies should consider Pinterest for 2015

Posted on Wednesday 20th May 2015

Pinterest was the fastest growing social network in 2014 (+97%) and Marketers predict that it is only going to increase in years to come....

WWF use 'International Language' for new campaign

Posted on Wednesday 13th May 2015

2015 is a year where emojis play a big part in people's every day conversations and WWF has found a way to reach out to everyone with a Twitter campaign using just emojis. The idea arose when Adrian Cockle the WWF's digital in...

When will voting turn digital?

Posted on Wednesday 6th May 2015

As you've probably heard, there's a general election on tomorrow. No matter who you choose to vote for, you will be submitting your ballot on a piece of paper. We ask why voting technology hasn't moved past the mighty pen....

Meet the Go Media Van

Posted on Wednesday 29th April 2015

This year, we have welcomed our new van to the team, and its first public outing will be at the Leeds Royal Armouries for the Buy Yorkshire Exhibition....

Buy Yorkshire Exhibition

Posted on Wednesday 22nd April 2015

The Buy Yorkshire Exhibition at the Royal Armouries Leeds is back on the 28th and 29th of April, and this year we're exhibiting! From pink drinks to our brand new pink van, we will be showing the biggest B2B conference and exh...

Google Update: Mobilegeddon is upon us!

Posted on Tuesday 21st April 2015

Google are about to change their algorithm once again, and this time it could mean your website will disappear completely from mobile searches....

How Game of Thrones Markets Itself

Posted on Wednesday 15th April 2015

Game of Thrones is back in all of it's glory, and the season 5 premiere has seen record breaking audiences for the show. With audiences flocking back to 'The Known World', we take a look at how the show has generated such a la...

Awareness Posters That Make You Think

Posted on Wednesday 8th April 2015

In order to get your company message across, you must make a bold first impact. A popular method is to create an awareness poster, which sends your target audience a strong and important message....

This Month in Technology: Windows 10

Posted on Wednesday 1st April 2015

After it's announcement in September, Windows 10 has been sampled and previewed to many Microsoft Developers. However, this month Microsoft has pushed the windows 10 campaign further and have started showing more of Windows 10...

How Red Bull Got its Wings

Posted on Wednesday 25th March 2015

Red Bull isn't exactly the best tasting drink around, however company founder Dietrich Mateschitz has managed to turn it into a $1.6 Billion empire. So the question still stands, how do you market a drink not many people like?...

Responsive Marketing And Why We Love It

Posted on Wednesday 18th March 2015

Responsive Marketing is the best way to show your followers that you are keeping up with the times. By responding to current events, you can make your marketing trendy and possibly even viral....

The Best Car Adverts This Year

Posted on Wednesday 11th March 2015

When selling your product, your marketing must be up to scratch. Car companies are in huge competition to make the best advert to sell their car, which results in some great campaigns....

This Month in Technology: Smartwatches

Posted on Wednesday 4th March 2015

The most exciting prospect for 2015 is wearable technology, and as ever a lot of tech companies are jumping on the bandwagon with Smartwatches....

10 Top Design Tips for Websites in 2015

Posted on Wednesday 25th February 2015

At Go Media, we always say that the website is the heart of the business. That's because it is. Potential clients will be coming to your website to find out more about you, and if you present them with a great website, it will...

Why do you still need business cards in a digital world?

Posted on Wednesday 18th February 2015

With all the new technology in our digital age, you may question why we still need business cards to pass our information on. Here's why......

We're a Top 50 Adviser!

Posted on Wednesday 11th February 2015

We've been awarded the status of one of the top 50 business advisers in the country!...

This Month in Technology: Drones

Posted on Wednesday 4th February 2015

A big story this month was the drone that crash-landed just outside the White House. Experts say drones are a risk to security, and new laws must be put into place....

Video Content Revolution

Posted on Wednesday 28th January 2015

2014 was the year in which visual content really took a hold of marketing and we are now seeing the rise of video marketing....

Content Calendars and why you need one

Posted on Wednesday 21st January 2015

When marketing a business online, you can use multiple platforms and strategies to get your name out there. You can create and publish great information, news and offers, to a large selection of people, getting your business n...

Black Friday is Here to Stay

Posted on Wednesday 14th January 2015

In America, Black Friday has been a phenomenon for decades. However it didn't mean a lot to us in the UK until 2010. Amazon started to offer their Black Friday deals in the UK and unsurprisingly this caught like wildfire among...

10 Reasons Why Your Business MUST be Online

Posted on Wednesday 7th January 2015

So you are asking yourself why your business needs a website and why you should spend your valuable time and hard-earned money on building a good online presence? In this post we will outline 10 reasons why your business MUST ...

Christmas Digital Marketing is Imperative

Posted on Wednesday 24th December 2014

As the world shifts to a holiday mode as December approaches, Christmas digital marketing moves are becoming more significant. Marketers usually prepare for the holiday season before anyone else does. And digital marketing is ...

Why is branding important?

Posted on Wednesday 17th December 2014

So what is branding? And why is it so important for your business? Branding goes way beyond just a logo or graphic element. When you think about your brand, you really want to think about your entire customer experience...ever...

Download of the day: Google Chrome

Posted on Wednesday 10th December 2014

A super speedy, lightweight browser stacked with nifty features, Google Chrome packs a mean punch....

Google Given Right to Re-order Search Results

Posted on Wednesday 26th November 2014

A California court has upheld Google's apparent free speech right to display search results in whatever order it chooses, which is bad news for anyone who uses Google. In other words, most internet users....

Motion Graphics are the Future!

Posted on Wednesday 19th November 2014

Wherever your travels take you on the Internet, chances are good you have come across a few motion graphics. In the small chance you haven't, here's a quick refresher: Motion graphics are animated representations of data. That...

Spooky Car Wash Prank Will Work You Up Into a Lather

Posted on Wednesday 22nd October 2014

For most of us, the scariest thing about a car wash is the price tag, but this video from Ford gives you another reason to be afraid....

Second Chance at Social Success

Posted on Monday 20th October 2014

If you (like many others) have first hand experience of receiving no likes on that Instagram post that you put so much time and effort into then you'll be pleased to know that a new platform, No Likes Yet, has got you covered....

The End for SEO?

Posted on Wednesday 15th October 2014

What are you hoping for when you search for something on Google?...

What's what with Facebook?

Posted on Wednesday 1st October 2014

With several overlapping features,Facebook's Pages, groups and profiles leave many users confused....

Marketing is an investment, not an expense

Posted on Wednesday 24th September 2014

A couple of weeks ago one of our clients emailed us with a really important marketing question. In fact, it's one of the most important marketing questions there is! We thought it would make a really compelling blog post, so w...

Can you spot a fake WiFi hotspot?

Posted on Wednesday 17th September 2014

Everywhere you go, people are trying to connect their smartphones, tablets and laptops to Wi-Fi hotspots. Bars, pubs, hotels, restaurants etc. will use their Wi-Fi as a sales pitch to their customers and you will often see pos...

The real cost of bad email marketing

Posted on Wednesday 10th September 2014

Behavioural personalisation is fundamentally changing the landscape of customer communication. It's giving marketers an unprecedented level of control over the drive of The Big 4; user acquisition, engagement, retention and fi...