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‘How to’ Articles

Looking for advice on how to make the most of the web for your business? Our team of independent digital marketing experts have shared a wealth of tips and experience on everything from how to approach your website design to making the biggest possible impact on social media. Whatever your question, it’s very likely the answer is here.

How to Improve SEO with Backlinks

“On-page” SEO is essential to making waves online. Search engines take numerous factors into account when deciding where to rank your website, such as your content marketing efforts, site speed, and keyword optimisation. However, on-page factors only form part of the search optimisation picture. There are also a number of “off-page” factors to consider too, which […]


How to Market Your Business with Ethics and Integrity

Much to marketers’ chagrin, marketing (and the process of selling as a whole) has a bit of a bad reputation. To the particularly cynical, marketers may be seen as slimy manipulators – psychological-string-pullers who get people to spend money on stuff they really don’t need. Salespeople can be seen as unscrupulous foot-in-the-door, “always be closing” […]


How to Write a Social Media Policy for Your Business

The trouble with social media is that everyone reckons they can do it. It’s just writing a sentence and clicking post, right? I wish that were true. Good social media is many things but when it comes to social media for your business, one of the most important of those things is safe. Not boring; […]


How to Make the Most of Multi-Platform Marketing Campaigns

Multi-platform marketing is a form of digital marketing whereby you spread your marketing efforts across a number of platforms; social media, email, newsletters; instead of focussing on one specific platform, for example, Facebook or Twitter. In this guide, we’ll be focussing on social media platforms but the methods can be used across other platforms too. […]


How to Choose and Use the Best Hashtags for Your Brand

The best hashtags on social media serve three key purposes: 1. They correctly categorise content according to the hashtags that are used in posts, making it easier for audiences to find content they wish to read. 2. They expand the reach of content in which they are included. 3. They give accounts a way to […]


How to Measure Your Brand’s Success

Your brand is beautiful. You know investing money in it makes sense, to grow awareness and support other areas of the marketing strategy. You’ll feel when it’s working and when it’s not because you know your brand inside out. But dude, we HAVE to measure our results. Number one: it helps us make decisions in […]


How to Drive Extra Sales in Times of Low Demand: 13 Tips

Every business has periods of low demand, depending on the seasons, the day of the week, and sometimes even the weather on the day. So how can you anticipate this ahead of time, and create extra demand with your marketing to top up your sales? These 13 ideas will help you to get ahead of […]


8 Social Media Ideas to Rejuvenate Your Online Presence

When you first start a business it’s likely you’ll want to keep both your social media presence and content fresh. And, typically, it’ll be easy, to begin with as you’ll have lots of things to say about your brand plus your products or service… but after a while, you might find things get a bit […]


How to Run Customer Service Tone of Voice Training

Our customer service teams are the front line for our businesses. They’re often the first (and nearly always the most important) influence on how our customers view us. How they talk is how our brand talks. This means our tone of voice must be influenced by them, but they also need to be aware of […]


How To Write A Social Media Strategy

A social media strategy is an essential component of an organisation’s marketing, regardless of how instrumental a part of the marketing mix social media is for them. Having a strategy in place – however basic – provides a simple manual to fall back on for when you or your team have questions regarding content, tone, […]


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