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Archive for October 2014

Is Image Everything?

It’s that time of year when all we want to do is get warm, cosy and comfortable. Staying in is the new going out, good TV and comfort food is the norm and girls secretly stop shaving their legs! For some people image is everything, for others, not so much. However, with day light dwindling,…

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Many would agree that the world we live in is becoming increasingly smaller and faster with modern day technology available to most people at their finger tips. We know the progress of the internet, social media and mobiles and mostly during our busy lifestyles, we are carrying around these modern day marketing / communication methods…

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The age of open source branding.

It is a bitter pill for many brand managers to swallow. It may even sound absurd but truth is stranger than fiction. No longer are brand managers in control of the brand but the consumer. Welcome to the brave new world of social media ushering in the power shift from marketers to consumers. It is…

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What is the key to customer retention?

A business’s longevity and the quality of its customer relationships are often inextricably associated, so it’s no revelation that corporations are always re-evaluating how best they can hold onto their clients. And although there are always conditions of scale, there are some fundamental values of keeping your customers that can be applied to any business.…

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Should you host your blog on a blog site or your own website?

Well of course, you should pop your blog on your website. That will mean that the content will be fresh, lots of people will visit your website and both parts will make you better in the eyes of Google, its great for social media and all that SEO stuff (SEO is Search Engine Optimization stuff…

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Types of Word of Mouth Marketing

There are two types of word of mouth; immediate and ongoing. Both types are invaluable to brands but certain types are more important for certain products. Immediate Word of Mouth Immediate word of mouth takes place when you pass on information soon after you have learnt it, for example you see an advert for a…

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12 Reasons why WordPress is so popular

Why wordepress is so popular

There are many Content Management Systems, both Free and Proprietary. Amongst all WordPress is notorious for powering the world’s most beautiful websites. Here are 10 reasons why WordPress is so popular! It’s Free The WordPress Software is written in a PHP free script and licensed from GNU. People are not required to spend even a…

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9 Must have WordPress Plugins for everyone

9 Must have WordPress Plugins for everyone

Beginner / Extreme Techy / Geeky or Nerdy or Buffer between the two; WordPress CMS is ultimate for everyone. A simple class notes sharing website, an E-Shop or unlimited news publishing website, everyone uses WordPress for obvious reasons. Plugins make WordPress great. Here are 9 must have plugins for every size: 1. Backup WordPress Thanks…

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Have you ever wondered why your email marketing is not working?

The basic principle of digital marketing and email marketing is to bring content and share value and useful information to others. The greatest expectation we have about email marketing, is to be opened, read and eventually engage our prospects in a variety of different ways. The purpose of email is to build and grow relationships…

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