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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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How Important Is Nomenclature?

Today Clarks Shoes are the latest victim of a media frenzy, they have been accused of sexism, fairly or unfairly? A Marketing Faux Pas Clarks have released their latest range of school shoes; somebody in the Clarks ‘shoe naming department’ … 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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7 Steps to Writing Content That Works

Content writing has to perform, and perform well, if it is going to work for you. Words must cut through millions of pages, push past the competition and leap onto the podium, basking in glory for all to survey. It’s … Continue reading

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The Irony of ‘Dear Valued Customer’

When opening those ‘Dear Valued Customer’  emails, how do you feel? Valued? Probably not. Would you email a friend with, ‘Dear person I like’? I think not. As a customer, if I have chosen to offer my details to a … Continue reading

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The Future of Our High Streets

This is our local High Street. Behind the rather quaint façade of these properties with character is potentially, a tale of foreboding. Image Credit: Hertfordshire Life Is Retail Set to Fail? We moved to this area almost 20 years ago. … Continue reading

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Small Business Marketing -It’s a jungle Out There

We have had the tremendous honour of being made ‘Guide Parents’. Close friends who are non-religious have chosen us to be ‘back-up’ for their most treasured and valuable possession, their child. We love her, we have a great relationship and … 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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Increase Profits? Cut Costs, Not Sizes

Last week, for the first time in years, I bought a Magnum. As I opened the foil pack my suspicions were realised, ‘MAGNUM’ had become ‘minimum’; it had shrunk. Admittedly, Magnum were huge, too big, but hey, we all managed. … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of Retail

And so the news was announced yesterday that Cambridge was to lose its Clowns. Clowns is a Cambridge institution, for over 30 years, families, friends, academics and students have frequented this quirky, independent café in King Street. Cambridge will be … Continue reading

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