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How much time do you spend writing four seconds of copy?

by Paul Chuter | | 0 comments

Research tells us that the average person reads offline copy at the speed of 200-250 wpm. So, if your typical sales letter contains around 350 words per page, how much time do you think your target customer will spend reading what you may have taken hours to write?

Top 10: Presentation Tips

by John Scarrott | | 0 comments

So you’ve got an important presentation coming up. What are the key things you need to think about in order to make it a success? These are my top 10 tips for a successful presentation:

Mighty Social deliver fascinating talk at TFM event 2017

by Maya Potishman | | 0 comments

As founding members of the DMA Social Media Council, Mighty Social was delighted to be invited to give a social media marketing talk at TFM 2017 for the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM) academy. We put our AI hats on and researched this fascinating topic to deliver a truly informative talk.

STOP! Don’t start with Social Media until you have applied a SWOT analysis

by George Toner | | 0 comments

One common mistake many businesses and social media marketers make (myself once included) is that they go in to social media all guns blazing with no specific strategy or plan. There is a misconception that social media is easy; we do it in our personal life so how hard can it be to apply for our business?

4 Reasons Subscribers Aren’t Engaging With Your Emails And What To Do About It

by Kate Barrett | | 0 comments

Email marketing can be a complex beast, especially when it comes to getting your email delivered, into the inbox and engaged with.

For Great Presentations, Find Your Pause Button

by John Scarrott | | 0 comments

Getting comfortable with pausing will make you a better presenter. Pausing allows you to present with impact, confidence and to pick up on the audience’s response to your material.

9 Things Every Marketer Needs to Know About the GDPR

by Ed Owen | | 0 comments

One important consequence for marketers will be that the GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, will become British law in May 2018 and it will stay even when we leave Europe.

The start of AI marketing and the end of Neanderthal marketing

by Paul Berney | | 0 comments

As marketing changes the mix of art and science to include a lot more science, a greater many marketers are struggling to understand how the science works. Yes, they understand in principle the idea of using big data for better targeting for instance, but lack the knowledge and capability to actually execute on this.

Funnels, tunnels and Elephants in the room

by Richard Robinson | | 0 comments

So that is it. The last bank holiday break before Christmas has come and gone. The exam results are out and we are being bombarded with ‘back to school’ ads. But what does this season mean for B2B marketers?

An Open Letter to Anyone Who Manages Staff

by Jack Lowman | | 0 comments

Dear manager, I'm writing to you and every other person who manages staff to remind you of how lucky you are. Put simply, you have the ability to influence how a human being develops during their time in your team.

A total eclipse of my heart (and mind)

by Richard Robinson | | 0 comments

The total eclipse got me to thinking about the amazing fact that when the moon passed in front of the sun, when seen from the earth, it fitted perfectly to cut out all but the solar flairs. How can this happen? What are the influences at play to make this happen?

Make Time For Proper Planning

by ​David Hearn | | 0 comments

The scope of marketing is evolving rapidly and marketing departments are constantly adapting to take advantage of new tools and technologies. If only that was the end of the story, but there is a flip side. And effective campaign planning can be one of the casualties.

Developing Agile Marketing in a VUCA Environment

by Greta Paa-Kerner | | 0 comments

Technology and innovation have touched all aspects of business and we are operating in a rapidly changing and complex world; a VUCA environment.

The 5 Skills You Need In Marketing!

by Hannah McMartin | | 0 comments

The increasingly fast paced nature of the industry means that you need to be on top of your game more than ever. Many skills can be learnt on the job, but we’ve put our brains together and come up with a list of the 5 essential skills you should polish up on to make sure you’re ready and raring to enter into the world of marketing.

Why "Hacking Yourself" Can Transform Your Career

by Jack Lowman | | 0 comments

In today’s fast-paced, competitive world, one thing is for certain; you need more than just first-class technical skills to compete. To excel at the rate you deserve, you need advanced soft skills that set yourself apart.

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