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How to spot a shit brand consultant

A friend sent me a great link to a Mark Ritson rant in marketingweek yesterday. Mark Ritson is something of a God for many in the marketing business and sells himself really well. And so he should as he’s won more medals than Michael Phelps. In the rant which you can read here, he recalled … Continue reading

Stop advertising and start branding part II

A fascinating insight into the social media and mobile shopping habits of consumers in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore has just been released by SDL in the UK. The survey size is a little small – 4,000 people in four countries – but the results unearth new data on how social media … Continue reading

When is the best time to use Twitter?

When is the best time to use Twitter?

Whether we like it or not – and despite the fact that there are 500 million Twitter users of whom 200 million are active users, far too many companies refuse to take Twitter seriously. Preferring instead to continue to use traditional channels – Twitter is an increasingly important tool for brand building. It allows firms … Continue reading

Direct marketing and your brand

More and more companies are moving toward a direct to consumer sales model. There are a number of reasons for this and it can be a tricky process to implement without upsetting the existing distribution ecosystem but let’s not go there for now. But this move will see an increase in Direct Marketing. Direct Marketing … Continue reading