The 10 Most Important Start-ups of 2014

With 2015 knocking, it’s time to reflect on 2014 as a whole and what we marketers can learn from it. This year was significant for start-ups and entrepreneurs, so we’ve singled out the ten that have impressed us the most; be it due to their creativity, innovation or tenacity.

“You talkin’ to me?” The Importance of Tone of Voice

Tone of Voice and brand identity

How do you talk to your customers? It’s a difficult question to answer, as we all know that it’s not always just what you say, but how you say it that makes the difference. How you communicate in person, on the web and on your social channels all contribute to your brand identity. But how […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Google’s Algorithm Changes

Panda and Penguin - just two of the updates to Google's ranking algorithm that have caused a stir in the SEO world.

In recent years, Google has rolled out a number of updates to its search algorithm to provide better and more relevant results to its users. In fact, Google makes hundreds of changes to its algorithm each year, and many pass by rather quietly without having any discernible impact on websites. However, there are a few updates […]

Why and How your SEO and PR Strategies Should be Integrated

Digital marketing strategy - why your SEO and PR should be integrated

Once completely disparate entities, SEO (search engine optimisation) and PR (public relations) strategies have grown closer over recent years. Modern SEO tactics show a focus on building high authority links – which is essentially about getting brands to talk about and work with you. At its heart this is also what PR is all about, making PR a key component of the “new” search engine optimisation method.

Christmas Crackers: The Most Successful Christmas Marketing Campaigns

It’s that time of year again, when the Christmas lights turn on, offices wind down in the run-up to the holidays, and your customers are getting ready for their most expensive time of year. To entice them, retailers and businesses need to get creative and offer seasonal marketing campaigns that not only offer a strong […]