2013 highlights - Happy holidays to one and all!

2013 highlights - Happy holidays to one and all!

Happy New Year! As we wind down and wrap up for the winter break this year, we take a moment to look back at what 2013 meant to Stone J...

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Choosing the right platform for your content

Choosing the right platform for your content

The 80s cult classic sci-fi film Tron may have had a bit of a confusing storyline and the visuals certainly haven’t aged all that well, but ...

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Macro photography

Macro photography

With the rise of start-up businesses managed from the comfort of the home, budget cutting techniques are increasingly utilised to gain com...

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What is Silent Sunday?

What is Silent Sunday?

Shhh! It's Sunday. Maybe.  Some of you may have seen on Twitter and Instagram that every week, people post updates under the mysteri...

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Company culture impacting the bottom line

Company culture impacting the bottom line

This couple are engaged. Wait, that is the kind of engagement you meant, right? As regular readers of this blog know, I’m a big fan of ...

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 Fans – the cream to your marketing coffee

Fans – the cream to your marketing coffee

~ The collaboration era and how not to treat your fans ~ If you want fans, give them a nice cup of coffee. Wait, have I missed the point...

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Changing minds: A guide to being persuasive

Changing minds: A guide to being persuasive

Almost anybody you speak to about being persuasive these days will tell you the rule of 55 percent body language, 38 percent tone of voice a...

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How to hold your camera

How to hold your camera

With a raft of blurry images now making their way online, we look at some easy camera holding techniques that will ensure your shots are on ...

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A retail Christmas tale

A retail Christmas tale

On Monday, December 9, Channel 4's Dispatches: Secrets of the Discount Stores focused on the retail sector and promised to reveal how b...

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How does Google’s unnatural link scheme affect technical PR?

How does Google’s unnatural link scheme affect technical PR?

One of our readers called me this morning with a really good question. He basically asked, “How does Google’s unnatural link scheme affect t...

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Bokehliciousness

Bokehliciousness

What would you say if I told you there is one simple skill that, if mastered, will make any photo you take look amazing? "Yes Zafar, p...

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Top three alternatives to SurveyMonkey

Top three alternatives to SurveyMonkey

No picture editor, not just top alternative monkeys This week, whilst constructing a Stone Junction customer survey it struck me that, ...

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Are you tired of celebrity endorsements?

Are you tired of celebrity endorsements?

In my previous blog post, I talked about the emergence of selfies and what this means to the advertising world, specifically in relation to ...

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A selfie to change the world

A selfie to change the world

We’ve all done it. Getting ready for a night out, checking how we look in the mirror. Hair done right? Check. Clothes looking good? Check. L...

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The best Christmas surprise

The best Christmas surprise

As we headed towards the office this Monday morning, all sleepy-eyed and Garfield-tempered, we were welcomed by the sight of snowflakes on t...

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