Category Archives: marketing

I’m Guilty Of It, Are You?

Are you guilty of walking into a shop, seeing something you really liked, maybe photographing it, then leaving to search for it online? I am embarrassed to say, this week I have done it, twice. I can’t imagine many of … Continue reading

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Marketing – What Makes You Take Notice?

Manic Marketing Are you finding this?  Every minute of the day you are bombarded with information, coming at you thick and fast from every angle. Snapchat, Whatsapp, Instagram, email, text, Messenger, radio/TV,’snail mail’, telephone…the list goes on. If I switch … Continue reading

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Does Marketing Work For You?

I had a 3pm call scheduled with a client yesterday, he is contemplating a ‘pivot’ in his business. Business is good; his aspirations have shifted. After discussing the potential mission statement and manifesto of his idea we moved on to … Continue reading

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Happy 19th Birthday Google

Today is Google’s 19th birthday. I don’t know about you but I am a Google ‘frequent flyer’, I use it all the time, for almost anything. 20 Years ago we would have reached for the Yellow Pages, or the Thomson … Continue reading

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A Marketing Opportunity? Don’t Miss It!

Recently I spent time in Chicago working with a client. The usual early start gave us a chance to wander up the Magnificent Mile and ‘hit the shops’.  One day, I kid you not, there had been a duck invasion. … Continue reading

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Is Poor Marketing Worse Than No Marketing?

What inspired me to write this post? I have recently received marketing emails telling me, in a carefully crafted box, to… ‘Chose Now’ It didn’t evoke feelings of trust in the knowledge and professionalism of the company. Similar ‘turn-offs’ are … Continue reading

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Subscriptions for Success

Over the weekend I read an article that highlighted a subscription to shaving products from Harry’s, ‘A Great Shave for Great Britain’ is the brilliantly inclusive strapline. I don’t need their products but I felt compelled to have a look, … Continue reading

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Can You Beat This Customer Service?

Just setting the scene My parents, creatures of habit, have shopped in the same Sainsbury’s in Cambridge for 42 years. More than that, barring extraordinary circumstances, they go on the same day, and to the same checkout assistant. In that … Continue reading

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Is Your Content Reaching Your Buyers?

You may be producing amazing content, it might be reaching and entertaining a wide audience, but are they your buyers? Reach Your Audience In previous posts I’ve talked about knowing your audience and talking directly with them through your content. … Continue reading

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Variety is the Spice of Working Life

How varied is your work? Is every day the same or do you get some variety in your working day? Maybe every day is different and you never know what to expect? The wonderful, and essential, thing about nature is … Continue reading

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