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The Marketing Leaders Guide 2022 – My Answers

Each year I create a challenge to help fellow Marketers and Growth Professionals with a product where I bring together experts in the field and ask a series of questions to help build a better year ahead. (Check out last years challenge The Brand Book 2021) This year, I invited a number of Marketing Leaders […]

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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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Growth Framework To Build Out Your Growth Department

On a number of occasions, I have been asked how to build out a Growth team or department. Similar to most organisation design shifts, there is no perfect way, there is no perfect structure, however, it requires much planning and a breakdown of:  What you are trying to achieve,  What you believe you need to […]

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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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Growth Case Study: Checkout Optimisation

The TLDR Where: JustGiving – peer to peer fundraising platform When: 2017-2020 Why: Drive more donations and higher donation values How: Large scale A/B testing, collaboration between Growth SWOT team and Fintech team. The Full Growth Case Study πŸš€ In my previous role as the Growth leader and Crowdfunding Business lead at the world’s largest […]

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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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The Future State Podcast

Over the last month a friend Nick Walter and I have been recording a new podcast. The Future State podcast is 50 to 65 minutes of us talking about the future state of specific industries. We research each area, we discuss and debate the vertical and the key players and then we break down the […]

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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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βœ‹ 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 βœ‹ Everything As Contactless and the huge opportunity there is in contactless and innovating. βœ‹ Everything As Contactless  1/ Entertaining Experiences We will need to […]