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What are AVE and Vanity Metrics and Should We Measure Them In PR?

“We don’t want much, we just want to be in all the papers, on the front page of the internet – oh and if you […]

Facebook’s Website Clamp Down

Big changes are coming to how Facebook favours websites. A Facebook blog was recently published, explaining of the upcoming changes to the rankings of sites, […]

In Honour of National Apprentice Week, say hello to our Business Admin Apprentice!

To celebrate National Apprenticeship week, starting Monday 6th March, here is some information on what an apprenticeship is, how important they are and what it […]

Dark Social: what is it and why does it matter? 🗣📲

We text, iMessage, WhatsApp, direct message and Snapchat every day – and the chances are, as we chat, we’re sharing links with our friends, loved ones […]

Catapult Your Brand Into The Emoji Revolution! ❤️👌

At 3ManFactory, we ❤️ emojis. We’ve even labelled our offices with them… And we’re not the only ones. Emoji has officially been crowned the fastest growing […]

6 Killer Ways To Use Twitter Moments for Business

Twitter recently announced that Moments are now available to all users. What does that mean, and why should you care? Well, in essence, Twitter Moments […]

Autoplay on iOS10

Touted as the biggest release ever for Apple devices, iOS10 is packed full of new features & integrations, one I’m currently loving is the ability […]

The Instagram Apocalypse 😱

Over the Easter weekend, you may have noticed that Instagram was flood with things like this:   So, is it really the end of the […]

Ding Dong, Internet Explorer is Dead

Software giants Microsoft have announced the death of one of its most known products, Internet Explorer, with Internet Explorer 11 being the last release of probably […]

Twitter’s Changing – ‘Beyond 140’ is Coming 😱

Twitter as we know it, is about to change. Gone will be the days of 140 character limits, snapshots of information and quick, fast paced […]

BBC Three and Their New Logo

With BBC Three’s transition from television to web channel looming, they have unveiled a new brand identity and it’s fair to say there’s been something […]

Bring Snapchat to WordPress

The Snapchat Snapcode Widget is a cracking little plugin which provides an incredibly useful function to your WordPress website. Rather simply, the plugin creates a sidebar […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Simple Page Ordering

The Simple Page Ordering plugin brings some incredibly useful functionality which I believe should be built into the core of WordPress. When building a theme you […]

The Unexpected All New Google Plus

When Google detached Photos and Hangouts from its social network, it sounded very much like the death knell for Google Plus. It would seem however, […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Add Featured Image Column

Add Featured Image Column is a plugin I like to install simply to improve the experience of the users on the site. It’s one of those really […]

John Lewis: #ManOnTheMoon

On Friday major retailer John Lewis marked what many declare ‘the start of Christmas’ when they launched their highly anticipated festive ad campaign. Famed for […]

Essential WordPress Plugins: Regenerate Thumbnails

Regenerate Thumbnails is one of the plugins I’m first to install when working on a development build. It essentially lets me insert sample content once, […]

Favourites to Likes on Twitter

In a short and honest blog post from Twitters products manager Akarsham Kumar the company has revealed that the platforms Favourite function has been removed […]

Use These Plugins & Contribute To WordPress

When new features make their way into standard WordPress, more often than not their functionality has started off as a plugin. Plugins that get on the […]

WordPress Site Icons

WordPress 4.3 brings with it the introduction of the site icons API, which gives the ability for site owners to define their own favicon within the dashboard, […]

Dislike Button Coming to Facebook

You read that correctly, The Zuckerberg has announced that the platform will be introducing a dislike feature, to act as an exact opposite of the Like functionality […]

The Power of Social Media & Fashion

Social media has influenced and changed brands across the board, but there are strong arguments to suggest one sector has benefited more than most; fashion. […]

Facebook Live Events Take Aim at Twitter. And Snapchat. And Everyone.

Social media has been undergoing something of a significant transformation over the last couple of years, shifting from being vanity platforms (‘look at me’) to […]

3ManFactory’s Double Win at the Lancashire Business Awards!

We’re delighted to announce we’ve been named ‘Best PR & Marketing Agency’ at the Lancashire Business Awards, hosted by Downtown in Business at Mercure Blackburn […]

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