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8 Tips for Using Stats in Your Presentation. 3 Content Tools Every Business Needs. Content marketing is the marketing buzzword of 2013, but it's been around forever.

3 Content Tools Every Business Needs

As more and more businesses jump on the content marketing bandwagon, new tools to make creating, promoting, and producing content are coming out of the woodwork. I'm fortunate enough to have a small content marketing team at my online marketing company, VerticalResponse, and we've curated three of our favorite content marketing tools that allow us to be timely, efficient, and effective with our content.

Google Docs After trying nearly every document sharing option out there, Google Docs has proven itself to be our favorite go-to for this purpose. We use it for our weekly meeting, as well as for creating posts (like this one!) Ebyline While attending New Media Expo this year, we were the lucky winner of a content package from the folks at Ebyline. TalkWalker We are always trying to stay on top of the latest e-mail marketing, social media, blogging and other news that is of interest to our customers. Research Service from Scottish Enterprise.

The Business Gateway Information Service. S 12 Consumer Trends for 2012. Introduction | This year, much as in previous years, some brands may be staring into the abyss, while others will do exuberantly well.

s 12 Consumer Trends for 2012

And while we can’t offer any help to defaulting nations or bankrupt companies, we do believe that there are more opportunities than ever for creative brands and entrepreneurs to deliver on changing consumer needs. From Canada to Korea. Hence this overview of 12 must-know consumer trends (in random order) for you to run with in the next 12 months. Onwards and upwards: In 2012, department stores, airlines, hotels, theme parks, museums, if not entire cities and nations around the world will roll out the red carpet for the new emperors, showering Chinese visitors and customers with tailored services and perks, and in general, lavish attention and respect. S 12 Consumer Trends for 2012. The INTERNET OF CARING THINGS means connected objects that serve consumers' most important needs: physical and mental wellbeing, safety, security, oversight of loved ones, and more.

s 12 Consumer Trends for 2012

You're probably already familiar with the innovations that have blazed an early CARING trail. The Nest smart thermostat*, NIKE fuelband and Fitbit, for example. But now, as consumer demand and technological capacity converge, the INTERNET OF CARING THINGS will evolve in exciting new directions. Check out the examples below – divided into five categories of CARING – for a glimpse of these... * Indeed, just after we first wrote about the INTERNET OF CARING THINGS in December 2013, Google placed a USD 3.2 billion bet on it with their purchase of Nest Labs. Aberdeen Stats and Facts. Many online sources provide statistical or factual information about various aspects of the city of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Stats and Facts

Some of these links set out below are to general UK or Scottish websites - they have been chosen because they allow you to narrow your search to the Aberdeen area. Aberdeen City Council - Information & Publications If you have difficulty reading these publications you can request a copy in large print, or in a different format. For more information please email General Information: Population: Forecasts: Audits: Briefing Papers: Feedback: Partner Links: External Links: Election-map website instructions How to use the election-maps website to find out which ward you live in: 1. 2. Or 3. Scot Gov Economy Statistics. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Latest GDP Growth Figures: Scottish GDP grew 0.7% during the third quarter of 2013.

Scot Gov Economy Statistics

On an annual basis, comparing the latest quarter to the same period in the previous year, Scottish GDP grew 2.1%. Scottish quarterly GDP figures are produced at basic prices, also known as Gross Value Added (GVA). On the same basis, UK GDP grew by 0.8% in the second quarter of 2013, and grew at an annual rate of 2.0%. Latest Quarterly GDP Statistics next update: 17 April 2014 GDP in Nominal (Cash) Terms: Scottish Gross Domestic Product in 2012 (excluding extra-regio)¹ was £126 billion. Including a population share of UK extra-regio activity, GDP in 2012 was £128 billion. Including the share of UK extra-regio activity occuring offshore from Scotland, GDP in 2012 was £145 billion.

Latest Quarterly National Accounts Publication (experimental²) next update: May 2014 2 - Quarterly National Accounts is currently classed as experimental statistics.