Simple

Chiquita planted their flag online in Belgium last year, in an effort to save their image after eight executives were framed for dealings with the Colombian paramilitary. While I’ll give them credit for exploring the medium, the question you need to ask yourself is does a brand with an otherwise simple proposition really need to…

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Clutterphobia

Some of you may have noticed that Google experimented with an alternate search result layout a couple of days ago. For a second there, I thought to myself, that’s a great idea to draw attention to the AdWords which appear on the right-hand-side of each search result page. But if you spent a couple more…

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Your Carbon footprint

I read an article in the paper the other day about how Sheryl Crow thinks we’re an “industrious enough people to make it work with only one square per restroom visit”. A Seinfeld rant cut short (and this will come to bite me in a couple of years’ time when we’ve run out of trees),…

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Showtime Arabia

Showtime Arabia (now OSN) is the Middle East’s leading pay-TV network. The company approached Proximity for solutions to its growing digital communication strategy in spring 2004, and has grew from strength to strength in its customer relationship management ever since. Showtime came to Proximity in early 2007 with a brief to redesign its website and…

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I’m confounded

Microsoft just launched an interesting little drive to spread the word about Windows Live Messenger 8.1. Yes, I’m just as surprised that they didn’t limit the terms to a build and release number, but the good news is that for every time you begin a conversation with the word “i’m”, they’ll chip in “a portion…

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