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The Growing Need for Marketing Specialists

Generic is no longer enough. The skill sets of marketing directors, managers, execs and assistants must be honed to specific areas of the marketing mix. Yes, it’s great to have an all-rounder, great to have someone who can try their hand at many different tasks but it’s a lot less valuable than having a dedicated … Continue reading

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Goodbye QR Codes – Hello Blippar

Just as we are all getting used to using QR codes guess what? They have been well and truly¬†superseded. Welcome to Blippar Blippar is an App for smartphones that pitches itself as a ‘Magic Lens to the World’. Using augmented reality, the Blippar App turns mundane, 2D advertising and information into ¬†an interactive 3 dimensional … Continue reading

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Creative agencies should start by being… Creative?

How many times does my phone ring each day? probably 30. How many times is it someone trying to sell me something? probably 20. Now let’s add e-mail, usually un-targeted, non-personal twaddle that probably generates another 20 or so views a day. So, 20 calls and 20 e-mails every day from agencies; Print, Design,Social Media, … Continue reading

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Direct mail is back. And it’s better than before

Direct mail once ruled the roost, in the B2B space it was the quickest way to mass market to your customers and prospects and I remember just 10 years ago executing campaigns to thousands upon thousands potential customers, then sitting there waiting for the postman to deliver a sack full of responses or for the … Continue reading

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Social media in the B2B world. Important or a waste of time?

The way in which we consume information is changing and therefore, the way we deliver it to our customers and prospects must also change. I witnessed first-hand the rise of e-mail and as a result, the demise of direct mail, once the king direct marketing. Through the years however, I have to say that e-mail … Continue reading

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