Anna has worked in digital for 18 years, she started as a programmer and then worked her way through marketing/pr and now works in the commercial side of web development. She specialises in advising businesses on web solutions, digital marketing and customer insights.
Anna loves gadgets and has owned an mp3 player since the very first one was mass-produced in 1998 (it only held 8 songs!).
Video is becoming one of the most essential parts of business marketing. People are watching more video than ever online – 78% of people watch online videos every week, and 55% view online videos every day and by 2020, online videos will make up more than 80% of all consumer internet traffic. YouTube is the second […]
Whether they use it to do shopping and book taxis or just ask it random funny questions, it seems everyone has Amazon’s Alexa these days. Which is not far off the mark. In the US alone, nearly 50 million people have access to a smart speaker with Alexa devices making up nearly 50% of sales. […]
We all know office technology can help a business run smoother but not all of us have the money to invest in virtual reality conferencing or remote access whiteboards. But never fear, there are lots of products out there that can make your business more streamlined, adaptable, responsive and efficient. And you don’t need to […]
The building and construction sector is having a bit of a difficult time at the moment. Brexit uncertainty has caused some people to put big money items like building projects on hold, and the bad weather we had at the beginning of 2018 delayed many building projects. On the positive side, if people are looking […]
So you’ve got the next big business idea. There’s only one thing stopping you exploding onto the world stage – you don’t have a logo and you don’t have the money to spend on expensive branding campaigns. Luckily you no longer need hundreds of thousands in the bank to create effective branding for your company. […]
Writing business blogs can sometimes feel like washing up – a time-consuming chore and a distraction from more important things. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Firstly a well-managed blog can become a central part of your business, attracting customers and keeping them engaged. Businesses with blogs attract 55% more traffic than those […]
Philip Hammond presented his third Budget on Monday 29th October which should be the last one before Brexit in March next year. Mr Hammond announced the end to austerity, but I’m sure many small businesses owners will be rather sceptical of this, as trading in most sectors is still tough. There were many positives for […]
The January 2018 edition of the UK Customer Satisfaction Index said that retail businesses who consistently achieve higher levels of customer satisfaction benefit from stronger turnover growth, profit and employee productivity. Customer service matters, particularly when it comes to small and medium sized retailers. The one thing that has always been so appealing about smaller […]
If you have a removals or storage business a great way to attract new customers is via social media. You will most likely want to connect with customers in your local area and social channels tend to make it easier for people nearby to find your business. There is a high level of trust often needed when […]
A ‘digital wallet’ (sometimes called e-wallet) stores a person’s contact details, payment card/bank account information, and sometimes a balance of money. The information can be used to pay for goods or services and is accessed via set of login details (usually a pin code or username/password). You’ve most likely heard of PayPal, which is one of […]