#MarketingTitbits – ‘Line’ the next big messaging App, Google launch marketing course & 10 bizarre businesses

1. Messaging app ‘Line’ takes on WhatsApp & Viber with 200million + users

If you want to make free phone calls and send free messages to your friends then Line could be the app for you. What makes Line different from the plethora of other communication apps out there is its ability to allow users to send free unique stickers and emoticons.

Since Line launched two years ago it now has in excess of 200million users and is the most downloaded app in over 40 countries, putting it alongside WhatsApp and Viber. Line’s success with stickers has prompted the likes of Facebook and Path to add similar functions to their services.

If you want to know more about the next big thing – Line, then click here.

2. Do a course in Google marketing for £1000

Google has announced that it will launch an internet course to help people to get into the marketing and advertising industries. The course, which is based at the Squared office on Tottenham Court Road, has already been trialled in the ‘real world’ in the form of 6 week full time courses with graduate workers from London’s marketing and advertising agencies.

As of August 22nd the course will be available online so that anyone can access it from home.

If you are interested in Google’s new course and want to learn more then click here.

3. 10 bizarre businesses that you didn’t know existed

You probably never knew any of these strange businesses existed. But all over the world people are finding weird and wonderful ways to meet the needs of their clients and make some money while they’re at it. Perhaps it’s the tough economic climate that inspired these entrepreneurs to do what they love and perhaps their weird business ideas will inspire you to do something you love – no matter how obscure it is!

Who would have thought there was a demand for cheese sculpting?

10 Bizarre Businesses.

 

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