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It’s Data Protection Day! 👾

2016 saw many high profile data breaches; from Yahoo to Tesco Bank. Are companies taking data protection seriously enough? Data Protection Day is tasked with […]

Tom Strangwick

3ManFactory team up with the Red Rose Awards!

After back-to-back successful years, we’re delighted to announce that we’ll be sponsoring the Lancashire Business View’s Red Rose Awards for the third year running. The Red […]

Tom Strangwick

How Can Brands Use GIFS to Enhance Their Social Media Strategy? 💭

The beloved GIF. Born in 1987, they’ve come a long way since their pixelated clip art past. 2016 saw the addition of GIF search engines […]

Becky Nolan

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 […]

Gem Bend

3ManFactory Joins PRCA Campaign for Better Internships

We’re delighted to announce that we are part of 189 organisations that are committed to paying interns the National Minimum Wage. We’ve joined the list […]

Tom Strangwick

Planet 3ManFactory

Are you missing your weekly David Attenborough fix? Fear not, we present Planet 3ManFactory! We’ve been inspired so much by Planet Earth II that we […]

Tom Strangwick

Social Live Streaming: What You Need To Know

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve got a good idea of what live streaming is. Whether it’s receiving a notification on Facebook telling […]

Tom Strangwick

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 […]

Gem Bend

Up Your Instagram & Snapchat Game (Tips & Tricks)

So, you’ve started using Snapchat and Instagram as a marketing tool. But now you’re looking to take your social media game to the next level. […]

Tom Strangwick

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 […]

Tom Stables

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 […]

James Duffell

PR, Marketing, Advertising – What’s The Difference?

Whenever people describe what I do, 9 times of out 10 they give the same answer. “Advertising…and stuff.” 3ManFactory is an integrated marketing agency; we […]

Gem Bend

The Future Of Public Relations Best Practice Is Here

#FuturePRoof: Edition Two launches with 39 new essays, on PR and communication from authors around the world, 1 of which is by me 😁📖🖋🎓 The […]

Nathaniel Cassidy

A Day In The Life of a Senior Account Manager

As a Senior Account Manager at a busy integrated marketing agency, I often wear a lot of hats. As well as overseeing the client campaigns […]

Gem Bend

WooCommerce Online & Offline

WooCommerce is a brilliant WordPress plugin for bringing eCommerce functionality to the CMS, with over 25% of eCommerce sites using the power of WooCommerce, the […]

James Duffell

The Digital Lancashire Website Sprint at 3ManFactory

Tuesday afternoon we lost part of our office space to a worthy cause. We gave up our creative space here at 3ManFactory to host a […]

Tom Stables

7 Reasons Brand Managers Should Consider Snapchat

Snapchat – the popular social network that lets you send messages, photos and videos that all self-destruct. Everything on the platform has a maximum shelf […]

Gem Bend

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 […]

Tom Strangwick

We’re on SNAPCHAT! 📷👻

We’re on SNAPCHAT! We’ll be sharing snippets of office life, showing off our fab new place… & of course playing around with the filters! Keep your eyes […]

Gem Bend

Influencer Marketing – Checklist For Engaging Your Audience (Millennials 👀)

Influencer marketing is a term you should be very familiar with, maybe even sick of, as it became a buzz word in the last 18 […]

Tom Strangwick

Prolific North Expo 2016

This week we visited Prolific North Live at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester. Billed as the biggest-ever gathering of media, marketing and creative professionals […]

Tom Strangwick

Twitter Launches Conversational Ads

Twitter has updated its ad platform to allow real-time, conversational advertising, that allows consumers to interacts with, and alter, brand messages. The introduction of Conversational […]

Gem Bend

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 […]

James Duffell

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 […]

Gem Bend

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