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The virtues of old fashioned marketing (Guest Blog by Delia Venables)

(Posted on 26/03/13)

You might think that, because I have a web site about information for lawyers and individuals at http://www.venables.co.uk, and that I co-edit an online newsletter called Internet Newsletter for Lawyers at http://www.infolaw.co.uk/newsletter/ that I am all in favour of online marketing, with web sites, legal apps and all types of social media. Well...

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The Keywords That Cost

(Posted on 15/11/12)

There's no denying online advertising is a powerful resource for any business and most certainly small businesses. There's a reason click advertising works; millions of people see the ads, which could mean new customers or clients. In many ways, this type of advertising is still in its infancy. Generally, though, there are two types of click advertising...

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LIBOR Scandal Grows

(Posted on 28/10/12)

In yet another revelation in the ongoing Libor scandal, Royal Bank of Scotland announced it had suspended another trader. This scandal continues to grow as the bank prepares for what it believes will be hefty finds by regulators. Accusations were that efforts were made to compromise key benchmark interest rates which resulted in more than £290m...

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Predator Ivan Leach Poses 'Significant Risk'

(Posted on 28/10/12)

Ivan Leach, a convicted brutal robber who has also been convicted of assault and burglary, made his escape October 9 when he didn't return from a day release. Now, police are worried he's committed at least one violent sex offence since his escape. Also known as Lee Cyrus, he's been in prison since 2005 for robbing a 90 year old woman. Until his escape...

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Andrew Mitchell Resigns Following Police Comments

(Posted on 20/10/12)

The head of government chief whip announced he'd be resigning following several weeks of pressure and discussions with Down Street police officers. He admitted to cussing officers during the incident, though he continued to deny some of the accusations, including those that said he called officers "plebs". In a conversation with David Cameron, he...

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Protester Oldfield Jailed, Ordered to Pay Fines

(Posted on 20/10/12)

The protester who swam into the paths of the most recent Boat Race was ordered to spend six months in jail as well as ordered to pay £750 in fines and fees. Many may recall seeing Trenton Oldfield make his debut as he swam in front of cameras broadcasting the live race to millions watching the annual Thames race between Oxford and Cambridge Universities...

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