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Avoid digital marketing burnout with the latest skill sets

by Dale Archer | | 0 comments

75% of professionals regularly miss doctor’s appointments and fail to pick up prescriptions due to work commitments. More worryingly, workers in the marketing and media sector made up the largest percentage of this group.

Do we need social media?

by Ali Chambers | | 0 comments

Whether you’re new to the marketing world or you’ve been at it for a while, you might be asking yourself this question. It’s important to understand how valuable these networking websites currently are for those of us in marketing.

The force of Facebook

by Dale Archer | | 0 comments

Facebook is not a force to be reckoned with; it’s one of the many social media channels that have become a part of our everyday lives. But are marketers leveraging the power of Facebook as much as they should be?

How to keep up to date with the latest digital marketing skills

by Dale Archer | | 0 comments

The world of digital marketing is ever-changing and in order to remain at the forefront of the industry, it’s necessary to keep skill sets up to date to continue performing at an optimum level. With new channels, strategies, and technologies constantly being discovered or created, modern marketers cannot afford to rest on their laurels and must therefore continue to learn and develop.

The era of always on

by Divya Sehgal | | 0 comments

We live in a time where ‘switching off’ can almost be detrimental to our emotional state. People ‘consume’ all the time - whether it’s actual purchasing of a product or the content that’s out there. For the same reason, it’s important that brands capitalise on this so that their audience is consuming their content in some way or the other.

Is programmatic buying the saviour of digital advertising?

by Andy Letting | | 1 comments

Programmatic is showing up everywhere currently, from articles to white papers, yet a proper definition seems elusive. So, what is it and what impact does it have on our business practices?

The 3 key reasons your content fails to get clicks and views

by Ali Chambers | | 0 comments

Bad content = bad marketing results, whatever channel you're marketing on. While content writing might not be your strong suit as a marketer, there are a few bad practices you can avoid to make sure that your content IS performing.

The only thing you can be sure about Google Adwords is, constant change

by ​Kelvin Newman | | 0 comments

Sometimes it feels like with Adwords Google must feel like they’ve discovered the goose that lays golden eggs. Their pay-per-click advertising networks is where they really make their money, not from the self driving cars or the wifi balloons in space.

The DMA Group Mentoring Scheme

by Employability | | 0 comments

On Friday 6th May, the DMA Group Mentoring Scheme opened its doors to young professionals working in the marketing industry. The event brought future leaders together with experienced marketing practitioners, who were on-hand to share their knowledge and insights of the industry with the next generation of marketers.

How to rebrand without losing your target audiences' attention

by Ali Chambers | | 0 comments

For celebrities to stay in the public eye they must "rebrand" themselves often enough to stay interesting. The same could also be said for businesses and their target audience. Although, there is that niggling fact that brand loyalty converts more prospects than constant rebranding. Is it possible to find a balance between the two?

The rise of marketing robotics

by Ali Chambers | | 0 comments

It sounds like something out of a sci-fi film. Something we can expect 20 years from now. The reality, though, is marketing robotics are already here. Marketing automation can already automate your processes and react according to individual's interactions. The question is, how far do we want it to go?

6 ways to become a more effective digital marketer

by Rik Pipe | | 0 comments

To be a successful Digital Marketer you have to get to grips with how everything works. It really helps to understand everyone’s role and the best place to start is to understand how good Digital Project Management works.

Facebook – “somebody that I used to know”

by Aiden Carroll | | 0 comments

Watching Mark Zuckerberg prostrate himself to the adoring public at the keynote of the Facebook Developers Conference ever year (This year F8) produces one of two emotions, excitement or sheer boredom. This year – it’s excitement.

9 platforms I use to keep ahead in marketing

by Joe Edwards | | 0 comments

I’ve pulled together nine platforms and resources that I use and thought are worth sharing with you to keep you on point in the evolving marketing world

Are marketers exploring every channel for acquisition?

by ​David Hearn | | 0 comments

As we all know, we live in a digital age. Yet for all the change that digital has bought, many brands surprisingly use a small number of channels when it comes to customer acquisition. David Hearn explores why so many brands fail to integrate them together as well as exploring the benefits acquisition brings.   

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