The Comprehensive Digital Marketing Guide for Brands and Businesses

Index Branding Website Content Marketing & SEO Social Media Marketing Email Marketing Intro Digital marketing has come a long way and is constantly evolving. New strategies are emerging all the time and it’s hard to track it all, even for esteemed digital marketers. Throughout the years, we have been fortunate enough to experience every element of [...]

Patreon | The Cause Behind The Modern Media Power Shift

Imagine this. You’re a Youtube video creator that has over 200,000 subscribers. You record, edit and publish new videos every day. You’re spending more time producing content than many people spend at their job. In terms of financial income, you’re at the mercy of YouTube (Google) with the ads that are running on your videos. You [...]

By | 2018-05-16T09:52:24+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Content Marketing, Marketing, Social Media|

Thinking Behind WeBuyAnyCar.com’s ‘So Schofield’ Ad Campaign

Phillip Schofield. Most notably the television presenter of ITV's This Morning and game show host of The Cube. And now, the new face of WeBuyAnyCar.com. The multi-channel ad campaign, created and directed by ad agency Brothers & Sisters, was rolled out late last year on TV, radio and social media. The first in a series of [...]

How To Use Blogging To Increase Your Traffic Dramatically

The year is 2018. It’s no secret that online marketing has become a priority for many businesses throughout the western world. Yet, one aspect of this digital phenomenon has, is, and will continue to be completely under utilised by most businesses, large and small. That aspect, ladies and gentlemen, is Blogging. WHAT IS BLOGGING AND WHY [...]

By | 2018-02-04T11:14:09+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Content Marketing, Marketing, SEO|

Poundland Triggers PR Storm Over Controversial #ElfBehavingBad Campaign

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3yLffK4Md0 The marketing team at Poundland have undisputedly won the title of the most controversial Christmas ad campaign of 2018. In a series of X-rated Tweets from the discount retailer, the #ElfBehavingBad campaign triggered hysteria on social media. Oh Elf, we know it’s nippy outside but not that kind of nippy! #ElfBehavingBad pic.twitter.com/kYMNruqLda — Poundland (@Poundland) [...]

By | 2017-12-25T20:18:21+00:00 December 25th, 2017|Advertising, Branding, Content Marketing, Marketing Satire, PR, Social Media|

Your Guide to Influencer Marketing in 2018: Theory & Practice

Influencer Marketing was a big talking point in 2017. And as Google's search data illustrates, it's global popularity is at it's highest level since records began. As brands continue to look for new ways to grab our attention, it makes sense that Influencer Marketing has taken a front-seat in 2017. In this article, we'll take a [...]

Bud Light Parodies Cliché Millennial Lifestyle With Latest Ad Campaign

Bud Light has artfully trolled the cliché aspirations of 21st-century Millennials with their latest TV ad - and it's hilariously accurate. The ad, which was apparently filmed on a beach in the UK, features a group of hipsters living their so-called 'bohemian' lifestyles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o57XyzUA-5Q 🎵 Super cool girl, aspirational friends Lifestyle ad with bud light at [...]

Leveraging YouTube to Create Brand Awareness | Chapman Guitars

Guitarists are a unique kind of people. Instead of seeking out the latest guitar shapes, brands or parts, they lust after the classic combinations from already well established companies with a rich, long-standing heritage. Brands such as Fender and Gibson dominate the guitar world and have done for decades. This makes complete sense considering that during [...]

By | 2017-10-20T08:21:19+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Content Marketing, Marketing, Music Marketing|

Properganda: Russian State Media Disrupts The Morning Commute With Provocative Ad Campaign

Russia Today, also known as RT, has caused controversy yet again by putting a series of 'provocative' adverts on the London Underground. Launched in 2005, the Kremlin-backed news network was founded primarily as a public relations effort to improve the image of Russia on the global stage. RT position themselves as an 'alternative' news network that [...]

By | 2017-11-08T23:08:25+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Advertising, Branding, Content Marketing, Marketing, Propaganda|

Famous ‘Ozzy Man Reviews’ Does Voice-Over For Samsung S8 Advert

Ethan Marrell, AKA Ozzy Man is one of the internets favourite comedians. Popular for his hilarious 'Ozzy Man Review' videos, Ethan has gained over 6 million Facebook followers and 1.6 million YouTube subscriptions since starting a few years ago. Ozzy Man makes a living by posting videos of his satirical commentary on everything from funny animal [...]

EXCLUSIVE OP-ED: Has The Golden Age Gone?

When first asked to write this piece regarding the developments in marketing and advertising over recent decades, I thought it would be a jolly romp through the recent history of these two honourable professions sprinkled with a few lively anecdotes and ‘must hear’ stories but the more I pondered the possible content the more a darker [...]

By | 2017-10-20T14:17:47+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Advertising, Content Marketing, Marketing, Op-Ed|

What We Discovered After a Year of Blogging

Exactly a year ago, we published our first blog post. Since then, we continued the creation and publishing of valuable and thought provoking marketing content in an effort to gain a steady flow of readers visiting our site via organic search clicks. Starting and running a blog can be daunting at first. Initially, it felt very [...]

By | 2018-02-04T11:35:08+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Content Marketing|

6 Ways To Monetise Your Online Content

If you publish content of some form online, whether it be via your blog or other means, it’s likely that you have either thought about or attempted to monetise your content. Finding the right monetisation strategy for your business can be a challenge.  However, each tactic has it's own unique advantages and disadvantages. Additionally, due to the variations [...]

By | 2018-02-04T11:36:25+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Content Marketing, Marketing|

Our Favourite Christmas Adverts 2016

‘Tis the season to be jolly. ‘Tis also the season for festive Christmas adverts 2016; and as usual, they are coming in thick and fast. Although they’re designed to pull on our heartstrings and get us spending money, it’s the one time of the year that we are tolerant of advertising. In fact, most of us [...]