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How to choose the perfect font for your brand

How to choose the perfect font for your brand

An essential part of designing your brand is font selection. At its most basic, it commands consistency. Beyond this, fonts lead to a visual brand identity and assist with recognition in a busy marketplace. Furthermore they communicate brand traits and need to speak to your…

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5 ways to kick start B2B market segmentation

5 ways to kick start B2B market segmentation

Before we jump in, let’s start with the basics. Knowing your customers is one of the fundamentals of successful marketing – business to consumer (B2C), business to business (B2B), etc. Market segmentation is how we take this knowledge and put customers into distinct groups based…

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11 tips for improving your EDM engagement

11 tips for improving your EDM engagement

Recently I decided to reduce the insane number of emails I was receiving every day so as each marketing email landed in my inbox I made a quick judgement about whether to remove myself from the database or to stay in the loop. Speed reading…

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Businesses are social too

Businesses are social too

It was immediately obvious how B2C businesses could use social media to their advantage – fun, relatable and informal content that was well, social in tone. It took a while for the B2B world to find their niche, but boy, has that changed. B2B social…

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Handling brand attacks in the media

Handling brand attacks in the media

The least popular orange person of our times, President Donald Trump, attacked major luxury brand Nordstrom for dumping his daughter Ivanka’s clothing line earlier this year. Though Nordstrom had a completely justifiable reason to do so, the potential damage to their brand could’ve been HUGE!…

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Crisis management in the digital age

Crisis management in the digital age

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently,” so sayeth investment guru and all-round multi-billionaire Warren Buffet. These are wise, wise words, Mr Buffet that withstand the test of time…

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Internal marketing – what it is and why it’s important

Internal marketing – what it is and why it’s important

As a general rule, happy staff internally equals happy customers externally. That’s the purpose of an internal marketing function. You may know it as internal branding or even internal communications, but the practice is largely the same = keeping staff informed and up-to-date with what’s…

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11 reasons people love lists

11 reasons people love lists

In a world of unlimited information that is easy to access anytime, anywhere in a matter of mouse clicks it’s no wonder we need lists to simplify and quantify the major highlights of our chosen subject. Top 10 restaurants, Best Laptops under $X, 4 places…

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6 Marketing Trends in 2017

6 Marketing Trends in 2017

Wouldn’t it be great if we could predict the future? The only thing that we for certain can predict is that the future is unpredictable and even so we can’t help speculate and guess what will be the next big thing. Here are 6 marketing…

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Media monitoring and why your business needs it

Media monitoring and why your business needs it

It’s just about impossible to follow every mention of your business in the media these days. Why? Because the ‘media’ as we know it, is a growing number of public channels available for all to see 24/7 worldwide. It sounds daunting because it is! Setting…

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