Posts Tagged: Marketing

How to stay positive & creative during lockdown

Lockdown 3.0! Definitely another reason to focus on you right now and although we’ve been here before, it doesn’t make it any easier on our mental health BUT even if one of these points we’ve shared, on how we stay positive and creative during lockdown, helps you, then our work here is done! I’m sure.

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What is the impact of John Lewis’s call…

…for consumers to give and show love this Christmas, amid a turbulent festive period for retailers? For many, the advent of the John Lewis Christmas advert signals the start of the festive season. It started from humble beginnings back in 2007, but it’s been a multi-million-pound production in recent times, one that has served as.

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SEO tools websites that are helpful in digital marketing

When we asked advertisers which strategies, they usually use to market the websites or a brand, they usually tell the common tools for digital marketing. These tools are usually for keyword research, site analysing, backlink research and content analysis, modification, third-party referencing, effort, and email marketing. Although there is no general tool that serves every.

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Why it’s time to reboot the C-suite

  The coronavirus pandemic has sparked further discussion about the role of the CMO and its relevance in facing today’s challenges. The need for empathy during turbulent times has never been clearer but, if the CMO role is to be rebooted, the entire C-suite need a refresh too. These extraordinary times demand a fundamental rethink.

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Marketers must embrace older consumers properly

Over-65s are affluent, accepting of brands and increasingly accessible via digital channels. Here’s how marketers should approach them… Last summer, CIM’s Catalyst magazine ran a cover story called ‘Age of Wonder’. It looked at how over-50 consumers were “woefully underserved” by stereotypical media images and reductive marketing campaigns. A year on, research shows the global.

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Seven ways marketing has changed during Covid-19

Following the initial ‘shock and awe’ of Covid-19, companies and consumers are striving (admittedly, some more successfully than others) to adjust to the ‘new normal’, some of the changes taking place now may be permanent additions to the marketer’s working life. On the one hand, companies previously used to floating serenely are now sailing in.

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How Email Automation Can Help You To Grow Your Business

Since the sending of the first email back in the 70s, a lot has changed. Emails have evolved to become a leading medium of formal as well as informal communications. Since the beginning of the email era, emails have been utilised in almost all aspects of life. One of the most important and modern uses.

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When Brands Go Woke, Do They Go Broke?

2019 supercharged brand involvement in issues of social responsibility. But as more of these stories come to light, the more polarising these issues can become. Do businesses, of all sizes, risk losing mass reach if they continue to pursue a ‘woke’ strategy? The phrase ‘Get woke, go broke’ originated after a paper by John Ringo.

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How a New Recruitment Strategy Could Transform Financial Services Marketing

In an industry forged at the very heart of establishment values, the financial services sector has been struggling with increased competition and decreasing brand loyalty. By looking beyond its borders for fresh talent, financial services could start a brand-new golden age. If you skim the surface, the previous decade was not been kind to the.

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Common CV mistakes

Glassdoor has recently carried out a study which reveals the most common mistakes candidates make on their CV. This got us thinking at Brand Recruitment, so we’ve put together a list of common ‘mistakes’ we come across daily. We agree with one of the main points Glassdoor makes about the jargon that candidates use on.

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Tips for Web Designers

The release of ‘100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People’ by Susan Weinschenk has some highly useful ideas and tips for Web Designers. Creative recruitment agency specialists Brand Recruitment believe that this book could be put to good use for Web Designer job seekers. Susan Weinschenk’s book makes some interesting observations. One point.

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work-life balance

5 tips for marketers on achieving a strong work-life balance

While having a good work-life balance is something which we all want, many of us find it impossible to maintain. In fact, four in ten (43.9%) marketers have left a job due to having a poor balance. And who can blame them? When operating in a highly demanding industry, achieving a healthy work-life balance can.

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Department Stores’ Everyman Appeal May Be Their Downfall

A recent retail announcement has shaken me to the very soles of my little Saltire-patterned socks. The venerable grande dame of Scottish shopping, Jenners department store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street, looks set to leave the iconic premises it has occupied for more than 180 years. To many, this may be yet another tale of regional high street.

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The Busy Marketer’s Guide To Being Kind To Yourself

Life as a marketing professional is busy. You likely work in a fast-paced environment with plenty of projects and people to juggle. The role, whether it’s as a marketing executive or a marketing manager is demanding, and you might find yourself feeling mentally and physically drained towards the end of the week. In this special.

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Mentoring is the ultimate marketing experience

As marketing becomes more complex, senior marketers can show junior staff the strategy to succeed As marketing grows to encompass the entire business function, and marketers are expected to develop more skills, it becomes harder to pin down the talents needed to advance and thrive in the profession. It’s no surprise that research published by.

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apprenticeships

Apprenticeships have changed

If the word apprentice brings an image of youthful car mechanics, carpenters or even young Jedis, you are in for a surprise. Modern apprenticeships now include Digital Marketers and PR Assistants. What are the benefits of an Apprenticeship? Give your new and existing employees the skills needed to grow your business Help you recruit and.

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podcasts

Why podcasts are the new marketing opportunity

It’s estimated that 4.7 million people in the UK download a podcast every week. With many brands looking to get in on the action, podcasts have become an increasingly crowded market. We spoke to Liz Earle MBE, wellbeing entrepreneur and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, to find out what marketers need to know.

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working from home

Why are more marketing professionals working from home?

Just under a third of marketing professionals currently work from home at least one day a week. Since last year, this figure has increased by 8%, and it is likely that the number of marketers regularly working from home will continue to rise over the years to come. So, why exactly has the number of.

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false advertising

False advertising in the fitness industry

The months leading up to the summer are amongst the busiest for the health and fitness industry. As summer holidays approach, the panic to be ‘bikini body ready’ increases. During this time, the first thing so many people do is turn to the latest fitness trends on the market to help them get slim quick..

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Influencer Marketing

The modern guide to influencer marketing

Working with influencers can be an effective way to get your products in front of targeted and highly engaged audiences. Endorsements of products and services can also help customers make decisions about what to buy. Indeed, in a recent questionnaire, around 3 in 5 people told us that they have bought something as a result.

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guide to printing

The Marketer’s Guide to Printing

Everything you need to know about printing for your marketing job interview. How it works and what to print with advice from a professional print company. If you’re reading this guide, it’s likely that you’re a marketing candidate that doesn’t have any print experience, but you need to know all about printing like pro for.

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The pitch for marketing

What does the future hold for marketing? With gathering political uncertainty and constantly evolving technology, how will marketers continue to ride the wave of change? The odds are that marketing is due to become even more important. Once upon a time, there was a marketer who worked for a shoe company. She was very talented.

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