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Facebook Holds Social Media Workshops for Small Businesses at GITEX Startup Movement


Throughout the week at GITEX, young entrepreneurs have had the unique opportunity to benefit from the experience and expertise of some of the world’s most successful startup heroes at the GITEX Global Startup Movement. Perhaps the most renowned startup success story, Facebook drew major attention this week at its series of social media workshops held at the event. Lead by …

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Social media emerging as major business enabler for Arab SMEs, says Orient Planet Research report


  92 per cent of polled GCC SMEs already on social media Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn driving unprecedented customer engagement for Arab SMEs Internet users in the Arab World is poised to climb to 226 million by 2018 SMEs contributes around 33 percent to GDP and comprises nearly 25 percent of the total labor force in Saudi Arabia Like the …

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71 per cent of UAE Residents Will Take advice from Social Media Influencers before Buying Products

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New Survey from PR Agency BPG Cohn & Wolfe Demonstrates Impact of Influencers – Particularly in Beauty, Fashion and Food. Dubai – The growing power of social media influencers and bloggers has been borne out by new research from Dubai-based PR agency BPG Cohn & Wolfe that shows that 71 per cent of UAE residents aged 18-40 are happy to …

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UAE’s residents spend almost a quarter of their day on social media


Dubai, UAE – UAE residents spend approximately five hours a day using social media on average and 29% have six to 10 applications installed on their smartphones according to new research from YouGov. The findings, captured amongst over 5,000 residents in the UAE, revealed that the time spent on social media varies depending on age group. Young users (aged 18-35) …

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Nicolas Roux joins LinkedIn MENA as Head of Agencies

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LinkedIn MENA has announced that it has appointed industry veteran Nicolas Roux as its first ever Head of Agencies for MENA’s LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, based out of Dubai, UAE. In his role, Roux will be responsible for the strategic partnerships and executive-level engagements with key media holding companies and all of the agencies within them. He will further lead, advice …

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5 Ways To Boost Business Growth

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2016 is looking like being a rough one in terms of the economy, and budget-tightening can lead to business growth being stifled. But by employing some or all of the following tactics, you can still help your business to expand and make the most of the marketplace, with relatively-little expenditure… Financial Trading If you have some money available for investment, …

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How to reach a wider audience for your research

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By – Juan Pablo Alperin – Alessandra Bordini – SciDev.Net In today’s age of knowledge abundance, the scholarly community is turning its attention to the use of social media channels and other online platforms. Scholars have been increasingly integrating these tools into their everyday work, creating enormous potential to capture the digital traces of their research. Not surprisingly, then, in …

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Sage ME credits UAE Success to E-Marketing, Social Media


SAGE campaigns hit high of 198 million impressions in 2015. Dubai – It’s no secret that social media has revolutionized the way people interact and share information. Social media platforms have changed the way people perceive and connect with brands, and has impacted business at a fundamental level. Sage Middle East, the leading provider of business management solutions software, can …

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PacSis introduces fully integrated tech platform for marketing in the UAE


PacSis technological solution allows Brands to build a unique touch point with consumers for all its Branded Content, Social Media, Promotional Marketing and In-Store activities,all the while increasing sales. Putting Digital on the path of Sales is the end game. Dubai – PacSis – Linking Consumers & Brands, an international leader in promotional and digital marketing solutions witha 20+ year …

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Facebook and WhatsApp are region’s most popular social networking sites: Social Media in the Arab World Report

H.E. Mohammad Abdulla Al Gergawi, chairman of Dubai Holding

‘Knowing about the most influential tools will enable decision-makers to invest optimally to serving the community,’ says HE Mohammed Al Gergawi 89% Facebook users in the Arab world access it daily 84% respondents active on WhatsApp The first of its kind report on ‘Social Media in the Arab World,’ unveiled on the sidelines of the Arab Social Media Influencers Summit …

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