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Online Reputation

In today’s digital world, what potential customers find and read about your business online will affect their decision about who to contact and spend their money with. Positive reviews, accurate contact details, a well-designed website and regularly updated social media channels – these are all things that people will take into consideration when doing online research on your business. Find out how to manage your online reputation effectively, so you look your best online and stand out against the competition.

5 Tips for Building a Good Online Reputation

Do you know how your business is perceived online? The internet plays a significant role in day-to-day life, so it’s hardly surprising that it is often the first port of call when looking for a local business. Just like in the “real” world, reputation is an essential factor in the decision-making process. A good online […]


How to Make Your Business’ Character Shine Through Online

People buy people, so the saying goes. But nowadays – especially in this post-COVID world – many sales aren’t face to face, but face to screen. Businesses have to show their identities, their characters, through their websites, their social media platforms and their written communications. But how do you create a character online – how can you show your customers who you are, and […]


The Top Insights of Influencer Marketing for 2021

Influencer marketing looks set to play a big part in brand promotion throughout 2021. It was already a growing trend across 2019/20, popularised predominantly by users on the social media platforms Instagram and TikTok. But now this social media strategy is expected to skyrocket even further in response to fast-changing trends and market needs. Read […]


Ten Tips To Help Set Your Business Up For Success In 2021

Despite a difficult 2020, research from Yell indicates that SMEs (Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises) are feeling very optimistic about their business in the New Year, with three out of every four (76%) business owners confident about the success of their business in 2021. To help you make sure you’re ahead of the game going into […]


The Pros and Cons of Conversational Commerce

Conversational commerce is a relatively new name for what is, in simple terms, interactive sales and support via a live customer chat system. Instant messaging and apps allow companies to communicate effectively with users, connecting consumers and businesses online. This style of commerce, or sales, is gaining in popularity as consumers’ needs grow. People browse […]


Why You Should Be Using Inclusive Marketing Methods

In our marketing trends post of 2020, we briefly touched upon inclusive marketing; that is, creating a platform that is accessible for all. While included in the marketing trends article, we should highlight that making your marketing inclusive and accessible isn’t a one-off or short term task. It’s something to review frequently as technologies and […]


Information Foraging – How We Hunt Online

There’s a theory about how humans hunt information, developed by smart people from Palo Alto Research Center way back in the 90s. It’s called information foraging and it’s about how we’re all just monkeys wearing clothes. This calculation can be applied to both animals and humans: Rate of gain = information value / cost associated […]


How to Build Brand Trust in an Increasingly Untrusting World

Brand trust used to be simple. You heard a product was good, you used it and it worked, then you kept buying it forever. But now we’re all victims of digital marketing. We’ve been over-targeted with behaviour data, misled by previously-trusted organisations and exploited by social media platforms. On the other side of that, as […]


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; […]


Real Brand Purpose for 2020

Brand purpose marketing has a bit of an ick factor. Over the last decade, many brands looked about for some kind of cause with which to cover themselves in glory. Any cause, seemingly. And guess what – consumers see through this. Virtue signalling is obvious. You can’t just slap a Pride flag on your logo […]


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