Investment in styling your products has has never been so important.  When discussing content plans with clients it is natural to talk about themes and words before imagery but imagery is key and has been so important to our client Wipe Easy Tablecloths. Wipe Easy Tablecloths sell a large range of oilcloths and display all the designs in detail but it is the styling of those designs that help the buyer visualise the design in their homes.  You can see how this styled Christmas table setting image has helped to sell this design and has been a well worth investment. "For interiors it's all about the styled image" The styled image has appeared in many forms in a newsletter,…
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There is so much going on in everyone’s life all over the world that setting the right tone in content right now, is really difficult. When Covid-19 became a global issue way back in February, it didn’t feel right to send “marketing” messages at all and it has taken a while to adapt and re-think communication strategies. The dictionary definition of empathy is as follows: “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another” Empathy is different from sympathy when you feel pity for what the other person is going through. Empathy is about putting yourself in their shoes. People are looking for information, and depending on your industry, there may be several content opportunities for you to dig…
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Big fish in a boutique digital marketing agency

The advantages of working with a boutique digital marketing agency We think (and our clients do too) that as a smaller agency, we can offer a more bespoke service with much better value for money, especially for SMEs.  Here are some compelling reasons why it can be advantageous to work with a smaller digital marketing agency. Cohesion While big agencies may have larger teams, there is often a lack of cohesion.  With a smaller team, everyone knows what’s going on, has been involved in the planning and knows what part they play in execution. Understanding When investing in digital marketing support, you need to work with an agency which understands your business and your marketplace otherwise you won’t get best…
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Using influencers in social media marketing

We regularly reach out to bloggers as part of our social media marketing to help promote our e-commerce clients’ products. Influencer marketing is a marketing tactic that calls on good, old fashioned PR skills, and requires careful planning to ensure you’re targeting bloggers with a relevant style and audience demographic.   Fashion, lifestyle and food bloggers have been helpful in exposing our clients to new audiences, with posts on their blogs and their social media feeds. As well as generating some buzz around the products many of our influencers have also created some beautiful photography and even vlogs which have been great to share on our client’s websites and social channels.   Of course, influencers are well aware of the…
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B2B marketing – why patience pays

Whether you’re selling widgets to car manufacturers or professional services to hoteliers, a good B2B marketing agency will tell you that you need a medium to long-term mindset.   Unlike consumer goods, B2B services and solutions can’t easily be returned for a refund if the client is not happy. Extricating a business from a poor choice of supplier is costly and stressful. As a B2B marketing agency, we know only too well that good decisions are more important than quick decisions.   While the methods of reaching a B2B audience do not differ greatly from B2C, it's important to bear in mind how the two audiences approach a purchase.   Business-to-consumer marketing -  quick decisions, purchase based on emotion and…
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