Category Archives: Community

Get the low-down on #Hashtags

As you may have seen on social media, hashtags have taken off. You may already know that they are used to group or categorize a social media post with other posts on the same topic. However, do you know the most effective ways to use hashtags to get your profile or page out there and […]

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5 Tips for Cleaning Your Data in Excel

It’s one of those tasks we all know and dread, but cleaning up your contact database is one of those necessary chores. Happily, with a few handy tools in mind, you can fast track the long needed clean up. These tips are based on Microsoft Excel, but similarly named functions exist in other spreadsheet programs.

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Projected Communication Trends for 2015

Much like any field that relies on digital technology, marketing and communication is rapidly changing: moving towards certain practices and away from others. Because of this continuous process of transformation, it is more important than ever to keep up with the current trends of digital marketing and communication. Keep reading to find out the top […]

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New Years Resolutions You Can Actually Stick To

Every Holiday period we give ourselves permission to eat, drink and be merry a little bit more than usual, all with the justification and promise of change when the new year rolls around. You begin the year with good intentions and good actions to follow; You buy a gym membership, you buy nothing but fruit […]

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Meet The Team – Jaimie!

You speak with Impact Data on the phone and via email – now its time to put faces to the names and find out more about the team! Name: Jaimie Harrison Role: Graphic Designer How long have you worked at Impact Data: Two years

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Amateur Email Marketing Mistakes and How to Avoid Making Them

Being in a rush If you get too caught up in sending out you email NOW, you may be sending out content with no real purpose. Take a moment to think about what you want to accomplish with the email send. Who do you want to reach?  What do you want your readers to get out […]

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Introducing Ticketing!

As a SQUAWKBOX user you now have access to our fantastic new ticketing system. This allows you to quickly and easily set up your own events and sell your own tickets plus all ticket purchasers will be automatically entered into your SQUAWKBOX account . We’ll even set up your first event ticketing for you!  Some […]



What is it & what does it do? Hyperlapse is the latest video editing app released by Instagram that allows you to film videos on your iPhone or iPad and then determine the speed the video is played. This is called time lapsing. The videos produced come out looking highly polished and cinematic thanks to […]

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Signup Buttons

We’re exited to announce the arrival of signup buttons in Squawkbox. A signup button is small button you add to your website that launches a signup form in a popup.  This is a tidy way to let people  join your database without adding extra pages  to your website or messing with your website design. For […]

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Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability

You may have heard a bit about Heartbleed recently. The announcement last week of a flaw in the open source software, which provides the SSL encryption for most of the biggest sites on the internet, sent many of us scrambling to update our servers. The bug was caused by a pretty simple coding mistake – […]

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