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The “simple” business card

Do you proudly deposit your business card into the hand of its intended recipient – or do you hand it over with some trepidation, hoping the other person doesn’t look at it too closely because you know it isn’t as … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s all about how you say it…

Does a name matter? We think so! Flat or apartment?  You say flat and an old tower block springs to mind on a not so desirable estate.  Say apartment and I’m envisaging waterfront and / or city centre luxury living.  … Continue reading

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Develop a core marketing message

Central to any company’s effective marketing is a message that speaks powerfully and consistently to your existing and potential clients. Work through these points and you will be well on the way to developing a marketing message for your own … Continue reading

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Positioning yourself in the market

We work with many clients who assumed they were positioned at a certain level in their chosen markets.  However, when you start to analyse the market dynamics and reasons why campaigns are failing, it is usually because they have perceived … Continue reading

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Branded content (PDFs) for effective communications

We’ve developed a checklist of sorts to walk you through the process of content generation – this should help you avoid making it a real chore. We recommend that you consider using PDF documents as they are a good platform … Continue reading

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I name thee…

It’s not surprising that so many businesses put hours and hours of time into naming their products, brand or the company itself. Your name is often the first thing that prospects come into contact with – think about those names you remember - and a lot … Continue reading

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The power of a strong brand

What is the real value of a ‘brand’? A brand serves to inspire trust and confidence in a service or product. For customers a brand often suggests that some sort of investment has been made in the service or product … Continue reading

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Gregg’s to rename its Cornish Pasty

Sometimes decisions outside of our control can impact significantly on our own products and services.  This is a good example of a national company being forced to change the name of one of its most popular pasties.   There are also … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Talkin’ – free tools to monitor what’s being said about you online

Before you start actively blogging or using social media for your business, it’s important to put some measures in place so that you can monitor mentions of your company and your brands.  This ensures that you can stay on top … Continue reading

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Rebranding – Starbucks drops name from logo

Starbucks has dropped the name from its logo as the company prepares to expand its product range.  The Starbucks Coffee name that encircled the green mermaid has been replaced in favour of a larger image.  Howard Schultz, Starbucks’ chief executive, … Continue reading

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