June 2013Defining 18 Years of Digital
To mark our 18th anniversary, we wanted to take an ‘aerial snapshot’ of the many changes in digital since we launched in 1995. We asked 50 of the digital industry’s most well-respected and well-known journalists, commentators and experts to name their Top 10 “digital milestones” from the past 18 years, from a shortlist of almost 100 milestones.
Tamar research reveals the vital role that social media played in the success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games.
November 2012Search Legacy 2012
Tamar research reveals how the success of London 2012 was reflected in global Google searches, as well as examining the search-based interest for the official sponsors and London 2012 partners in the UK.
June 2012How HOT is Team GB?
Tamar research reveals which members of Team GB receive the most attention from search users - and which of them inspires the most passion from fans.
April 2011Royal Wedding
In the lead up to the Royal Wedding, search volumes reveals Kate Middleton takes the popularity crown at home and abroad.
January 2011Tamar research shows that consumers need incentives to interact with brands on social networks
Consumers are open and hungry to interact with brands in the rapidly evolving social commerce sectors, but want a variety of incentives to engage. At the same time, the report also underlines that privacy is not an issue for the vast majority of people.
November 2010New Tamar study reveals retailers rush to become mobile ready but consumers hold back this Christmas
Tamar research into consumers online shopping habits this Christmas provides surprising insights to mobile shopping adoption.
October 2010A new Tamar study takes an in-depth look at online trends of the over 55s demographic.
This White Paper is a road map for marketers and brands who do not want to be left behind in the rush to engage with the UK's Silver Surfers.
September 2010New Tamar research underlines rapid change in how consumers find information online and offers insight for marketers
Tamar's Mobile 2010 White Paper examines the fast-developing mobile web market in the UK and in particular the Search sector with new data that highlights the rapidly-expanding mobile search market.
July 2010The Olympic marathon starts here: two years to go and marketers can start now to win in 2012
The legal controls on the Olympics are fierce and at the same time, they allow you to associate in a productive way. And if you do work within the guidelines, the benefits are very great.
July 2010Tamar's fourth annual 'Search Attitudes' study shows a continuation of the trend from previous years, with consumer trust in 'paid' search results declining.
Privacy is also highlighted as a growing concern, along with the rise in consumer trust of review sites and the increase in use of 'real time' search.
June 2010Tamar research shows how organisers of the biggest global sporting event pay penalty for failure to deepen loyalty online.
The second Tamar Sports Index finds that FIFA is failing to deepen brand loyalty online through search and social media.
May 2010Tamar's fourth Political Search Index shows that the major UK parties have missed a unique opportunity to win support through online engagement.
The research amplifies the results of Tamar's previous studies into UK online political strategies highlighting that the parties have all failed in differing degrees to learn from the success of the Obama presidential campaign, which created a new political constituency in the US, as well as raising half a billion dollars online.
April 2010Five of the World Cup's major sponsors are failing to associate their brands online with the World Cup competition.
Tamar's first Sports Index has found that the World Cup's major brand partners need to do a better job of associating themselves with World Cup-related search engine queries.
March 2010Tamar's third Political Search Index reveals serious shortcomings in the way the major parties deliver policy messages online.
The UK's major parties are struggling to deliver coherent policy messages to voters online. The findings come at a time when the parties are moving into top gear ahead of the General Election in May.
January 2010Tamar's second Political Search Index research report finds that UK party leaders are failing to fully protect their online reputations.
While the UK political parties prepare to battle for voters hearts and minds in the coming General Election, new research shows that the leaders in Conservative and Labour parties are failing to fully protect their online reputations.
October 2009Tamar Political Search Index finds parties failing to connect online with voters
With what's being dubbed the UK's first Social Media election just months away, new research highlights that some political parties are failing to get the fundamentals of their digital strategy right.
August 2009Paid search results reach a three year low in popularity with British consumers
Tamar commissioned research specialist YouGov to survey the search attitudes of a representative online panel of 2,011 GB consumers.
April 2009A study of brand advocacy on Twitter
Twitter was launched in March 2006 and was founded on a model of simplicity from the earliest days of Social networking. Our study looks at how some of the so called "Super brands" have adopted yet another new marketing medium in its crucial, viral stage of growth.
February 2009A study of consumer search behaviour during the credit crunch
Desk research was conducted by Tamar in January 2009 investigating changes in user search behaviour during the credit crunch and analysing search trends.
January 2009Facebook fan pages are great opportunity for brands in 2009
Analysis conducted by Tamar at the start of 2008 revealed that initially the top 20 most popular Fan pages were devoted to celebrities and entertainment brands including Will Smith, Adam Sandler and Coldplay. However, by the end of 2008, more traditional brands dominated the top 20 with Coca-Cola, Nutella and Kinder Surprise, rapidly attracting Facebook fans during the course of the year.
August 2008Major brands fail to capitalise on consumer passion through social media
Major brands across the travel and financial sectors could be missing out on potentially massive revenues by failing to engage and capitalise with large numbers of consumer support groups on social networks, according to the 2008 Social Media Sectors report from Tamar, the search conversion agency.
April 2008Tamar's in-depth analysis into British consumers' attitudes towards search
The perceived independence of natural search results are the main reason they are chosen above paid search results according to almost two in three consumers surveyed for the Tamar 2008 Search Attitudes Report. Consumers are continuing to place most of their trust in natural search results with more than nine out of ten preferring to click.
June 2007More than three quarters of social networkers actively comment on brands
The 2007 Social Media for Brands Report reveals that a massive 80 per cent of people who use social networks have either chatted about, commented on or reviewed a brand or product on an online forum or social network.
April 20071. Consumers predict decline of paid search. 2. Travel industry counts cost of negative search comments
The report polled the views of a representative sample of 1,531 UK adults aged 16+ between 20 February 2007 and 27 February 2007. The research was commissioned by Tamar and conducted by Tickbox.net, a fully accredited member of the British Market Research Association.
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