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Do ‘Special Offers’ Really Work?

Today I have been writing content for a client’s website. Their existing ‘Special Offers’ page has not been touched for over a year. I have added content explaining that this is a company that is special consistently, all year round. … Continue reading

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SEO Low Hanging Fruit

Today I have been revamping an ailing website. After a meeting with the owner of the business it was clear that the website was set up long ago, then left. This is great news. Solid Foundations This particular business owner … Continue reading

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Is it Too Late to Save Our High Streets?

In the light of the news that Cambridge has won the award for ‘Healthiest Retail Centre‘, ahead of Oxford Street among others, I thought I would take a look at our High Streets. A Week in France I have returned … Continue reading

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When You Are in a Black Hole, Don’t Give Up

This post has sprung from a conversation about illustration. We are staying in a farmhouse in France with friends who are great conversationalists. I happened to mention how I have used Canva for a long time now to produce illustrations. … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room

Today is World Elephant Day, glorious creatures that man has managed to exploit and drive towards extinction. In the last decade alone, elephant numbers have decreased by 62%, yet man continues to buy ivory, and poachers continue to kill an … 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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A Relaxed Approach To Marketing

We are approaching the end of two weeks spent in deepest France. Wherever we have gone we have encountered French people who do not speak English, I love it. We have fumbled our way around shops, restaurants and places of … Continue reading

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Adopt Adapt Improve

Today brings the first half of 2017 to a close. How has it been for you? If you look back now, is it with satisfaction? It should be, even if things have not gone to plan, there will be opportunities … Continue reading

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Why Product Personification Increases Sales

personification pəˌsɒnɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something non-human, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form. “Peter heard the last piece of pie calling his name” Product Personification I’ve seen some … Continue reading

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Work-Life, Balanced?

When I left school, the received wisdom was that one should try to stay in one’s job as long as possible. By the time I left university, there had been a definite shift; I heard comments from my peers along the … Continue reading

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