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Digitally Down

What’s Next After The Facebook Properties Struggles? Facebook obviously went down this week, it was fun for most (especially if you saw all the tweets), distressing for some and maybe reflective for a tiny amount of people.  Facebook and their properties going down for 6 hours shone a light on how much our real lives […]

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Case Study – QR Codes Offline To Online

The TLDR Where: JustGiving – peer to peer fundraising platform When: 2018 – Present  Why: Drive more donations and reduce in person friction How: Roll out QR Codes to all important business areas transacting money. Quick Intro Into The Different Types Of Use Cases For QR Codes  Free Text – Can add a small message or […]

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Why The Superfan Is The Marketing Channel Many Just Don’t Know Exist

Marketing has far too many channels.  And far more than just social channels which many are blindly and naively chasing. We are at the point of channel saturation and so many Marketers struggle to be able to count the channels that are relevant, the channels that are going to help you to build awareness, build […]

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Building The Future Of Marketing & Growth Departments & Offerings

In many businesses, you hit a certain size and you become more reactive to change, you become more reactive to channels and your appetite to place large bets reduce, you end up playing it safe and slowly copying or placing last.  Here are a few thoughts on the future of Marketing and Growth and why […]

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What Is The Most Important Skill For Marketers?

Recently I have been asked about the most important skill for Marketers (more specifically in H2 2021) and my answer is simple…  Why? As a Marketer you will need to have bags of resilience:  When a campaign doesn’t quite land – you will need to show resilience. More channels are more work for most Marketing […]

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X of Y

Back in 2014, I was helping brands with their Marketing, typically either auditing existing teams and activities or helped to build our their department and work with teams on workshops and developing long term campaigns. In a recent googlemail search, I came across a deck I ran through and worked with a large travel company. […]

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🤯 Everything As Experiences

Everything As Experiences 🤯 is the third theme in the future of marketing blog series. Everything as experiences is a way to think about the next move in Marketing and giving your customers real experiences they want to talk about, share and re-experience. There has been many things written about the third space, right now […]

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✋ Everything As Contactless

As part of The Future of Marketing series, I took a dive into why billboards is a huge opportunity, the near future of marketing again. In this post, I dive into ✋ Everything As Contactless and the huge opportunity there is in contactless and innovating. ✋ Everything As Contactless  1/ Entertaining Experiences We will need to […]

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The Future Of Marketing – Peloton & Inspired Connected Fitness

As part of the Future Of Marketing series, I took a closer look at Peloton and how they built and developed much more than a product or a series of products, they recreate the brand, the luxury fitness at home category. Here are the slides from the broader presentation: Connected High End Fitness Trend Fitness […]

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The Future: Everything As A Billboard

In the recent The Future Of Marketing webinar I hosted, I recommended that we would see the future recycle a number of features and tactics we have experienced previously. I made a number of recommendations where I broke down the future and how to capitalise on it. In The Future Of Marketing blog series, I […]