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Will Mr Corbyn delay Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain?

Jeremy Corbyn hints he could delay Donald Trump’s contentious state visit to Britain https://t.co/S4glqzh1B6 Will Corry (@slievemore) May 31, 2017
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American Eagle’s underwear line, Aerie, stopped retouching photos of their models

About a year ago, clothing brand American Eagle s underwear line, Aerie, stopped retouching photos of their models. As their CEO Jennifer Foyle said in a statement, There is no need to retouch beauty. More The results were beautiful And profitable. After putting the nix on retouching, quarterly comparable sales for Aerie were up 9%. 9% [more ]
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Events : Want to learn how to be a world class CRO practitioner? – Conversion Elite

Want to learn how to be a world class CRO practitioner? Conversion Elite on @elite_cro https://t.co/T5U9W3F1Ak pic.twitter.com/1ANGl90Rk0 Will Corry (@slievemore) May 31, 2017
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Movers & Groovers: LiveRamp UK Expands Team as High Demand for Data Onboarding Continues

LiveRamp, an Acxiom® company (NASDAQ: ACXM) and leading provider of data onboarding services and omnichannel identity resolution, has made two senior appointments to its UK Sales team following dramatic growth in demand for its platform. Graham Tricker joins as Sales Director, following 12 years in the mobile marketing industry. Tricker’s primary focus will be promoting [more ]
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Irish Laughter Spot : “I tink I will ‘ave to go home, I’ve come all over giddy and feel sick”

Paddy is doing some roofing work for Murphy. He nears the top of the ladder and starts shaking and going dizzy. He calls down to Murphy and says I tink I will ave to go home, I ve come all over giddy and feel sick. Murphy asks Ave yer got vertigo? Paddy replies No I only [more ]
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NewVoiceMedia’s ContactWorld named best contact centre solution in Top 10 Technology Awards

NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has won the 2017 Call Centre Helper Top 10 Contact Centre Technology Awards for its ContactWorld solution. The awards were founded to recognise the best products on the market and help contact centre managers [more ]
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Amaze One’s Sarah Hooper appointed to BIMA council

Amaze One, the CRM agency born from a fusion of digital creative experts, today announces that Sarah Hooper, CRM Divisional Director, has been appointed as a member of the BIMA council. BIMA council members set the agenda for the digital community across the UK, and Hooper has been selected specifically for her expertise and insight [more ]
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Conversion Elite : Ever spent a whole day with the best of the best? Think how much you could learn?

Ever spent a whole day with the best of the best? Think how much you could learn? Early Bird ends soon @CROelite17 @tramperyoldst pic.twitter.com/QivJyqIkJp — Craig Redfern Rayner (@CraigRRayner) May 23, 2017 Conversion Elite is a conference presented by the best speakers in the business. Experts who are serious about Conversion Rate Optimisation. 7 July [more ]
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Breaking : Google adds ‘personal’ tab to Search Results

Latest News : Google Adds Personal Tab to Search Results https://t.co/yq9R6Ui9zB Please retweet — Will Corry (@slievemore) May 30, 2017 Load your own articles into theMarketingblog
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[Watch] England captain Joe Root fails to score

Joe Root fails to score for New Balance Please retweet https://t.co/EqrhPNcAgO pic.twitter.com/YIRDEZxEwk Will Corry (@slievemore) May 30, 2017
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2m-tall statues spotted attacking British coastline in Pirates of the Caribbean stunt

Three 2m tall pirate statues were spotted attacking the shores in locations around the British coastline yesterday in a stunt from Walt Disney Studios to promote ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge’, which has opened in cinemas nationwide. The figures, modeled on new characters in the fifth film in the franchise and revealed at low ride, were spotted on [more ]
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Top tips to make sure you reap the best results when you give away free samples … Hotcow

Although social media and digital marketing is more powerful than ever, there’s still no real alternative to product sampling when it comes to showcasing your wares. Prospective customers love to get all touchy-feely, and according to research, 96% of customers who had an interest in a product said they were more likely to purchase as [more ]
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New : Gorgeous girls of fishing – an appreciation

Gorgeous Girls of Fishing @GorgeousGirlsofFishing This article was created in appreciation of the Gorgeous Girls of Fishing!
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Laughter Spot : “The one about gulping it down in one swig”

There I was is sitting at the bar staring at my drink when a large, trouble making biker steps up next to me, grabs my drink and gulps it down in one swig. Well, whatcha gonna do about it? he says, menacingly, as I suddenly burst into tears. Oh, come on, man, the biker says, I [more ]
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Appetite Creative Scoops Award For Best Digital Advertising Campaign At The Middle East Digital Awards 2017

Appetite Creative www.appetitecreative.com worked with Khaleej Times to promote awareness about the Dubai Glow Garden and Dinosaurs Park, one of Dubai’s most popular visitor attractions. The campaign used digital platforms, including innovative digital advertising, with videos, competition and Facebook Live. WAN-IFRA s Digital Media Awards are the most prestigious recognition of best practice innovation in digital [more ]
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Drum Search Awards : VCCP Media delivers Mission Impossible – wins gold in the ‘SEO & PPC – Best Integrated Strategy or Campaign’ category

VCCP Media & Drum Search Awards : Achieving Mission Impossible. With budgets cut, competition intensifying and an uncertain market VCCP Media delivered Mission Impossible.They won gold in the SEO & PPC Best Integrated Strategy or Campaign category at the Drum Search Awards. They helped Villa Plus become the No1 villa brand, selling more inventory than ever [more ]
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How to market a practical product …Exclusive to theMarketingblog

Not all products are created equally, and this is frustrating for a business who knows they have something great to offer. Therefore, see how to market a practical product and get your customers as excited as you are about it. Highlight the Benefits Customers talk about products that catch their eye and are considered [more ]
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Laughter Spot : This is a dumb joke. But it makes you laugh

At a hotel restaurant a man sees an attractive woman sitting alone at the next table. Suddenly, she sneezes, and a glass eye comes flying out of her eye socket. It hurls by the man, and he snatches it from the air and hands it back to her. This is so embarrassing, the woman says, [more ]
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Laughter Spot : “A rude joke for the over twenties”

Dave comes home from work early one day. He walks in to the kitchen and sees his wife on her knees, scrubbing the floor. He watches the rhythmic movements of her bum stuck high in the air for a few seconds, before he can t take it any more.Without a word, he lifts up her skirt, [more ]
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Why come to the Conversion Elite Conference?

Why come to the Conversion Elite Conference? Because you want to learn how to be a world class CRO practitioner. Because you want to increase online profits for your business. Because you want to provide great CRO for your clients. REGISTER A day that is all about CRO Digital Marketing Conversion Elite is packed with [more ]
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“Laughter Spot” gets lots of tweets – check the latest

Tweets about Laughter Spot !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");
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[Watch] ‘Hello Bench’ literally brings strangers together

Nescafé’s ‘Hello Bench’ literally brings strangers together over coffee | PR Examples https://t.co/dUcvoUkAXs … .retweet pic.twitter.com/fqbgENVPsB Will Corry (@slievemore) May 23, 2017 New opportuity to get more leads : Load your own articles into theMarketingblog https://t.co/KupD6aBeyw retweet Will Corry (@slievemore) May 23, 2017
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[Watch] Isobel’s debut campaign for Kelly’s of Cornwall ice cream

Isobel’s debut campaign for Kelly’s of Cornwall ice cream last year went back to basics by being partly in Cornish So this year it’s back with some more tuition on this strange tongue – Kernewek it seems, voiced by Dawn French. R&R Ice Cream UK head of marketing Charlotte Hambling says: “Last year’s campaign delivered [more ]
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Giant iTab discusses UK event tech with Department of International Trade

Mark Jones, founder and managing director of Giant iTab, last month met with Greg Hands, the UK government’s MP for Trade & Investment, as the company was asked to represent the international opportunity for UK event technology. The meeting followed Hand’s visit to Mobile World Congress, where the MP was first introduced to Giant iTab [more ]
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Decidedly digital: brands & retailers need to update their technology to keep up with consumer coupon cravings

By Penny Dryden, Valassis Limited For consumers, the appeal of coupons shows no signs of diminishing, with Valassis research showing that UK shoppers alone save £3.3 billion annually using coupons and vouchers. Print coupons are very popular, and the future looks decidedly bright for digital coupons as well, given the benefits for both shoppers and [more ]
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Exclusive : Susan Perolls reports back on The Business Show 2017 … Warren Knight, Simon Coulson, Linzi Boyd, Clare Groombridge

By Susan Perolls, Director, Loudmouth PR To paraphrase Dickens, for SME marketers it is the best of times, it is the worst of times! There is a dizzying array of strategies, tools and techniques on the market to help them reach the increasingly fickle consumer and that’s amazing. However, the flip side of that is [more ]
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Exclusive : Susan Perolls report back on The Business Show 2017 … Warren Knight, Simon Coulson, Linzi Boyd, Clare Groombridge

By Susan Perolls, Director, Loudmouth PR To paraphrase Dickens, for SME marketers it is the best of times, it is the worst of times! There is a dizzying array of strategies, tools and techniques on the market to help them reach the increasingly fickle consumer and that’s amazing. However, the flip side of that is [more ]
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The Oscars for the Female Digital Marketing are here!

The Oscars for the Female Digital Marketing are here!
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B2B businesses, professionals, executives, salespeople …. A visual guide to creating the perfect LinkedIn Company page

If your target market includes businesses, professionals, executives, salespeople, or any of the 400 million users of LinkedIn, then you ll want to make sure you download our free guide on creating the perfect LinkedIn company page. From crafting a killer company description to choosing an eye-catching banner image, we ll walk you through the entire process and [more ]
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Jacob’s launches new Cracker Crisps advert: Romeo and Juliet get together

New ad highlights the taste experience delivered by Cracker Crips, bringing the brand to life for consumers through a Romeo and Juliet storyline Latest : pladis, a leading international manufacturer of biscuits, snacks and cakes, announced today that Jacob’s has launched a brand-new TV advert for its sharing backed snacks range, Jacob’s Cracker Crisps. The new [more ]
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10 SEO mistakes to avoid for your next website re-design (eBook)

A free eBook to help you learn from the experience of other SEO experts. In this guide we will cover one particular portion of the less glamarous side of website redesigns: search engine optimization. While the way we think about SEO is always evolving with the focus now shifting towards optimizing content for the [more ]
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23 vintage ads that would be banned today … [Click the Graphic]

Even though you might deny it, it won’t change the fact that you live in a world created by marketers. Advertising is a powerful force that has shaped our attitudes and behavior since the beginning of the 20th century when it got into radio, and the late 1940s when it got into television. With great power comes [more ]
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Pre-launch checklist for WordPress websites .. everything that needs to be done before a website sees the light of day

That’s exactly what you’ll get with this pre-launch checklist for WordPress websites: a step-by-step template that makes sure you don’t forget any crucial steps on the journey to launch. That way, your site  will be an instant success, with Launch Day a celebration! Click the graphic on the right to find out more. In this [more ]
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Laughter Spot : “I used to like Eric, now I don’t”

I had a problem yesterday, so I called Eric, the 11 year old next door, whose bedroom looks like Mission Control and asked him to come over. Eric clicked a couple of buttons and solved the problem. As he was walking away, I called after him, So, what was wrong? He replied, It was an [more ]
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Laughter Spot : Funny moments between pilots, flight attendants, and passengers

1. A pilot who was a little too honest. On a Continental Flight with a very senior Flight Attendant crew, the Pilot said, Ladies and gentlemen, we ve reached cruising altitude and will be turning down the cabin lights. This is for your comfort and to enhance the appearance of your Flight Attendants. 2. A flight [more ]
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Blunders : John Lewis has been accused of reneging on a promise it made back in 1925

Is John Lewis breaking its pledge to be never knowingly undersold ? Store failed to price match 15 out of 16 products despite being told they were on offer for less in rival shops John Lewis has been accused of reneging on a promise it made back in 1925 The upmarket store said that it would [more ]
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What does Japan need to do to increase tourism?

There can be few countries as magical and fascinating as Japan. But although this nation offers everything from the high-tech gaming arcades of Shinjuku to the Emperor’s shrine in Shibuya, it’s been eclipsed by other Asian nations when it comes to attracting tourists. Although the geographical isolation of Japan in the Far East has possibly [more ]
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What you can and can’t do with your next Facebook promotion … PromoVeritas

Facebook have recently updated their Terms so we thought we would recap on what you can and can’t do with your next Facebook promotion. Contact PromoVeritas for regular updates and advice on info@promoveritas.com or call +44 203 325 6000. You must: Have a set of Terms and Conditions or a link to them in the promotional [more ]
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2 for 1 : Event marketing essentials and a bespoke newsletter that drives leads

2 for 1 : Event marketing essentials and a bespoke newsletter that drives leads 1. Event marketing essentials London Marketing and Advertising Agency 2. Your own bespoke newsletter only £190 per issueEvent marketing essentials London Marketing and Advertising Agency on @wearef6 https://t.co/mesB035Aez — Will Corry (@slievemore) May 18, 2017 Your own [more ]
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15 creative lead generation ideas plus new ‘concentrated content concept’

15 Creative Lead Generation Ideas to Try by @JHaynam on @HubSpot https://t.co/rNlx4j7QI0 retweet pic.twitter.com/5E7foQYmgO Will Corry (@slievemore) May 17, 2017 "Most small businesses waste over 75% of their marketing & advertising budgets" https://t.co/uvdSaNAUTp pic.twitter.com/HgfWfrs8wc Will Corry (@slievemore) May 17, 2017
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Important pointers for best results in lead generation

‘Bringing in Leads’ Let s be honest … People don t like online forms (yes – that’s proven!). And it s not hard to see why: Online forms require extra work (and time) and typically stand in the way of a consumer s getting what he or she really wants—such as a piece of content or access to software. [more ]
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Small steps to reduce your company’s impact on the environment

With virtually every household in Britain have a number of recycling bins to reduce their household waste, the general public are increasingly aware of the damage being done to the environment by CO2 emissions. Petrol and diesel vehicles, industry, manufacturers and retailers, are all being scrutinised by a carbon footprint savvy public. Already big players [more ]
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Important pointers etc. for best results in lead generation

‘Bringing in Leads’ Let s be honest for a minute… People don t like online forms (yes – that’s proven!). And it s not hard to see why: Online forms require extra work (and time) and typically stand in the way of a consumer s getting what he or she really wants—such as a piece of content or access [more ]
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Instagram and Twitter in a frenzy – all because of a simple swimsuit promotion run by US based Sunny Co Clothing … PromoVeritas

That red swimsuit promotion that everyone is talking about https://t.co/Z6YGrc5JLi — Will Corry (@slievemore) May 16, 2017 Last week Instagram and Twitter were in a frenzy, and all because of a simple swimsuit promotion run by US based Sunny Co Clothing. To win a free $64 swimsuit entrants simply had to repost the now infamous [more ]
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Labour plans to ban primetime HFSS TV ads … PromoVeritas

Part of Labour’s plan to make the next British generation “the healthiest in the world” includes a ban on junk food adverts on TV until after 9pm and would impose strict rules on advertisers. Shadow health secretary, Jonathan Ashworth, told the BBC “We are going to apply the rules currently applied to children’s TV and [more ]
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NewVoiceMedia accelerates expansion in Germany with Munich office

NewVoiceMedia GmbH, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, is continuing its rapid expansion throughout Germany with a new office in Munich. The office is located on Landsberger Street in the west-end quarter of Munich, a thriving city with a strong tech [more ]
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Sales of this L’Oreal product rose 51%

Sales of This L’Oreal Product Rose 51% After Everyday Influencers Promoted It Heavily on Sna via @ThePRCoach https://t.co/sUOd95DxyF pic.twitter.com/t7Xo3jQoQi Will Corry (@slievemore) May 16, 2017
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President ‘passed secrets to Kremlin officials’ … Ian Brady, the Moors murderer, dies in hospital … and Labour’s tax on fat cat pay

Tuesday briefing: Did I say that out loud? Trump accused of leaking to Russians via @anderspink https://t.co/bJZmjB0nqv — Will Corry (@slievemore) May 16, 2017 ‘Highly classified intelligence’ spilled by president Good morning, it’s Warren Murray waking you up to the news this morning. Donald Trump has been accused of leaking sensitive intelligence to the [more ]
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Learn how to be a world class CRO practitioner ….. The Conversion Elite Conference – 6th July at The Trampery, London EC1

World class CRO The Conversion Elite Conference https://t.co/WqH1Ggc8wf.. please retweet pic.twitter.com/2aR2sFMGJp — Will Corry (@slievemore) May 15, 2017 Don t just listen, learn. The Conversion Elite Conference. The best in the business showing you how to be world class at CRO. CRO experts providing a masterclass in conversion rate optimisation. Eight actionable sessions showing you how [more ]
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Jaywing announces launch of marketing product suite powered by AI technology: Jaywing Intelligence

Today Jaywing has announced the launch of a new product suite that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) technology across a wide range of marketing applications. Jaywing Intelligence will enable marketers to make much faster, fully informed commercial decisions through technology that harvests, processes and analyses data. It uses machine-learning to make automated [more ]
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Event Concept | Veevers Carter to unveil experiential installation at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has appointed leading full-service event production and brand experience agency, Event Concept | Veevers Carter to produce an ambitious experiential activation within the Great Pavilion at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017. The project will include a 215-square-metre installation celebrating achievements in gardening and design, as well as tying together [more ]
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Why is Magento the best platform for eCommerce?

With over a quarter of all ecommerce sites running on Magento, it’s hard to ignore how successful this platform is for online businesses. It’s not just the little guys either; a lot of the biggest brands out there use Magento, such as Paperchase, Missguided, Nike, Helly Hansen, Coca Cola… the list goes on and on. [more ]
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French TV company behind Versailles to invest in UK drama

French TV company behind Versailles to invest in UK drama by @marksweney on @guardian https://t.co/IeVJzM6vl8 Will Corry (@slievemore) May 15, 2017
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Laughter Spot : “The one about a box of frozen crabs”

A lawyer boarded an airplane in New Orleans with a box of frozen crabs and asked a blonde flight attendant to take care of them for him. She took the box and promised to put it in the crew s refrigerator. He advised her that he was holding her personally responsible for them staying frozen, mentioning [more ]
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Use this new ‘concentrated content deal’ for more business

80% of sales occur after the 5th contact with your prospect…but most B2B business owners only reach out to new leads two or three times Answer : That’s where the ‘theMarketingblog Five Month 20 article Package’ plays its part. This is an idea that builds on the platform and track record of theMarketingblog Our experience of working with many other companies [more ]
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Blunders : Have you seen Dove’s most recent campaign?

Yes, Unilever, tell us again how you lead the fight against unrealistic body standards in the media. Dove (Unilever)’s body-shaped bottle campaign in the UK (in partnership with Ogilvy London) is yet another example of a company stumbling and crashing head-first as they attempt to traverse the space between women’s body-image in the media, and selling [more ]
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B2B Marketers : How to use this new ‘concentrated content deal’ to write more business June through November 2017

80% of sales occur after the 5th contact with your prospect…but most B2B business owners only reach out to new leads two or three times Answer : That’s where the ‘theMarketingblog Five Month 20 article Package’ plays its part. This is an idea that builds on the platform and track record of theMarketingblog Our experience of working with many other companies [more ]
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Laughter Spot : “They might think we are cheap Scotsmen and try to screw us”

Jock & Jimmy were walking along a street in London. Jock looked in one of the shop windows and saw a sign that caught his eye. The sign read, Suits £5.00 each, Shirts £2.00 each, trousers £2.50 per pair .Jock said to his pal, Look at the prices! We could buy a whole lot of these [more ]
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Laughter Spot : ‘Nathan yer dinner’s ready!’

A scouse girl goes to the welfare office to register for child benefit. How many children? asks the welfare officer. Ten replies the scouser, Ten? says the welfare worker. What are their names? Nathan, Nathan, Nathan, Nathan, Nathan,Nathan, Nathan, Nathan, Nathan and Nathan replies the scouser. Doesn t that get confusing? Naah says the scouse girl, [more ]
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The differences between messaging systems

When gurus are incorrect and have a massive audience soaking up their information, surely misleading hundreds and thousands of professionals can be damaging to their reputation and even their career if they follow blindly. Recently a well-known marketing influencer wrote an article on live chat, one of their main examples within the content actually wasn’t [more ]
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Why the best agencies earn their fees, research, gut instinct and a pinch of serendipity

Regular readers of The Marketing Blog will be familiar with our reviews of new marketing offerings from media owners. If there is indeed any such thing as new marketing offerings? This is not about the latest marketing tech, it’s about sitting down and talking. In essence what an advertiser wants to be confident of when [more ]
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The cost of doing SEO wrong

If you want a prominent position in the organic search results and to get your brand in front of potential customer’s online, search engine optimisation should be a focal point of your marketing strategy. SEO is an ongoing investment but provides a much greater ROI than paid search and other advertising avenues. Many business owners [more ]
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Marine Muscle unveiled as exclusive affiliate program on MoreNiche network

MoreNiche affiliate network https://moreniche.com/ secures exclusive program with Marine Muscle A fast-growing affiliate network for the health and fitness industry has confirmed an exciting new relationship with Marine Muscle, an American-based supplement range, securing an exclusive affiliate deal. With a product range featuring eleven different supplements, Marine Muscle is a brand that’s aimed at those [more ]
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Bringing your customer communications into the 21st Century … White Paper

When it comes to the customer experience (CX) strategy, customer communications such as contracts, quotes, welcome kits and account statements are often one of the most overlooked – yet critical – components of the customer journey. These traditional communications have historically been owned and compiled by IT and operations, while the social and digital channels [more ]
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[SEO Watch] Automate or DIE! … Search Elite 2017

The presentation is not about set and forget SEO activities, but about being more efficient as there a lot of repetitive tasks you can automate to free up your time. Automate or DIE! Search Elite 2017 from David Iwanow
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Laughter Spot : The first thing I did when we got home was to take off my trousers

Jack was about to marry Jill and his father took him to one side and said, “When I got married to your mother the first thing I did when we got home was to take off my trousers. I gave them to your mother and told her to try them on, which she did. They [more ]
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Why millennials and sales can be the perfect fit

By Chris Kemp, CEO, Ingenuity When I was younger, phoning a mate could be a tricky task. You’d call their parents’ number, and their mum or dad would answer then invariably engage you in conversation. It was enough to deter most teenagers from ringing again. Today’s youth [more ]
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[Watch] Automate or DIE! Search Elite 2017

The presentation is not about set and forget SEO activities, but about being more efficient as there a lot of repetitive tasks you can automate to free up your time. Automate or DIE! Search Elite 2017 from David Iwanow
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Nielsen launches Everyday Analytics

Today, Nielsen announces the launch of Everyday Analytics in the UK and a number of other European countries (Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain). This new suite of analytics enables fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers to keep up with the constantly changing, daily conditions of today’s fragmented marketplace. By reducing the time, cost and resource [more ]
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The importance of physical touch points in marketing

In the world of marketing, the term ‘touchpoint’ refers to an interaction between customer and business that can be physical, sensory, or communicative.  Touchpoints are essential in the strides a business endeavours to make towards creating important connections with their customer base. Whether through physical human contact, through sensory means, or by way of a [more ]
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Aussie Laughter Spot : “We pulled her up, but she was dead”

A bloke s wife goes missing while diving off the West Australian Coast He reports the event, searches fruitlessly and spends a terrible night wondering what could have happened to her. Next morning there s a knock at the door and he is confronted by a couple of policemen, the old Sarge and a younger Constable. The [more ]
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NewVoiceMedia wins two TMT News 2017 Telecoms Awards

NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has scooped two 2017 Telecoms Awards from TMT News. The company was named Best Cloud Customer Contact Technology Vendor – UK and Most Innovative Customer Communications Solution: Salesforce (CTI) Integration. With telecoms fast becoming [more ]
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Tottenham reveal images which show incredible height of new stands

Tottenham reveal images which show incredible height of new stands https://t.co/HdUNnZKOh6 retweet pic.twitter.com/c8WYCngDqQ Will Corry (@slievemore) May 9, 2017
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Laughter Spot : Daily Fail boo-boos

Singer Lulu is now 68 and a grandmother to her son’s two young children Really? I’m glad you specified the kids are her son’s. At Victoria, trains were also heavily affected and a man was also taken to hospital after reportedly being hit by a newly-built entrance to the Underground station. .Get that newly-built [more ]
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PR : An African Grey parrot became an insurance salesman in this Czech stunt | PR Examples

An African Grey parrot became an insurance salesman in this Czech stunt | PR Examples https://t.co/sU1HYJDhP7 .retweet pic.twitter.com/PrGawY7Kk8 Will Corry (@slievemore) May 9, 2017
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Why casinos are pushing their live offering

Gambling has changed fundamentally in the last couple of decades. From traditional physical casinos bringing in video gaming machines to the first basic websites that emerged in the late 90s and early 00s, the entire industry has modernised and found popularity with millions of new users in new territories and within new customer groups. Gone [more ]
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Discover the top five reasons why you should develop your web empire on WordPress

If developing stunning, flexible, and easy-to-use websites is your top priority, check out this white paper to understand why WordPress is the the best platform on which to build compelling and dynamic websites. Not only does WordPress power 25 percent of the Internet, but it also offers one of the largest and most helpful communities for [more ]
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CX market insights with Gartner Research …Ready to download?

DOWNLOAD THIS ANALYST REPORT NOW Ready to download? Simply complete the form and enjoy! A recent Gartner study found that marketing budgets ascended to 12% of company revenue in 2016. Additionally, due to the explosion of digital, the CMO is taking on more responsibility. Gartner found that over half of companies with customer experience functions report [more ]
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The Topless Tour : A stunning photo from #PassoFalzarego in #Dolomiti, #Italy

The Topless Tour : A stunning photo from #PassoFalzarego in #Dolomiti, #Italy
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Good and bad homepages : 5 musts to pass the 5 second test … Exclusive White Paper

A failed first impression is a missed business opportunity. Make sure your homepage survives the snap judgement with these 5 best practice tips. In this white paper, you ll discover: User commentary on good and bad homepages (some comments are downright hilarious!) The 5 most common homepage pitfalls and how to avoid them. How your homepage [more ]
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New report highlights e-commerce opportunities for brands in international athleisure markets … Oban International

Athleisure markets’ global growth driven by authenticity and aspiration. Oban International the global digital marketing specialist, has published a report identifying the differing perceptions of athleisure brands – apparel brands combining athletics and leisure styles  globally. The report highlights international e-commerce opportunities for brands in international athleisure markets using digital marketing to drive e-commerce [more ]
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New report highlights international e-commerce opportunities for brands in international athleisure markets … Oban International

Athleisure markets’ global growth driven by authenticity and aspiration. Oban International the global digital marketing specialist, has published a report identifying the differing perceptions of athleisure brands – apparel brands combining athletics and leisure styles  globally. The report highlights international e-commerce opportunities for brands in international athleisure markets using digital marketing to drive e-commerce [more ]
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RadiumOne first adtech business to launch online safety division

Following the recent media supply chain furore, RadiumOne has become the first adtech business in the UK to launch a division dedicated to improving online brand safety, tackling fraud and increasing transparency. The new RadiumOne Safety Division will focus on educating clients, supplier relationships, improving best practice around white- and black- inventory lists and exploring [more ]
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“Leading the way in client engagement – Giant iTab”

Showcase your digital & mobile content with this award winning technology. Run all of your apps, content and media off our unique giant smartphones. http://www.giantitab.com/ [View the story "Leading the way in client engagement - Giant iTab" on Storify]
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Using @TheGiantiTab for guest check in at @LittleCityOrg #Foodfrenzy17

Using @TheGiantiTab for guest check in at @LittleCityOrg #Foodfrenzy17. Thanks to our partner @MeetingTomorrow for your generous support! pic.twitter.com/9gW1SyVldd Show Sage LLC (@ShowSage) May 5, 2017
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Events : Interview with Arnout Hellemans about CRO – Conversion Elite

Interview with Arnout Hellemans about CRO Conversion Elite on @elite_cro https://t.co/NVYRSJ4tKP Please Retweet pic.twitter.com/Jydi7WGSBF — Will Corry (@slievemore) May 5, 2017 Arnout Hellemans is the first speaker in the interview series leading upto Conversion Elite 2017. Arnout is a well respected Dutch digital marketer who loves the topic of A/B Testing. Q) [more ]
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Movers and Groovers : RPM appoints three new members to the board to reinforce three-year plan

Independent creative agency RPM has appointed three new board members, to aid the agency’s plans for future growth across all core capabilities. Gillian Ward has been promoted to Board Director People, alongside Rosa Chapman as Board Director Client Service and John Viccars as Board Director Strategy. The promotions reflect RPM’s key areas of focus [more ]
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RPM appoints three new members to the board to reinforce three-year plan

Independent creative agency RPM has appointed three new board members, to aid the agency’s plans for future growth across all core capabilities. Gillian Ward has been promoted to Board Director People, alongside Rosa Chapman as Board Director Client Service and John Viccars as Board Director Strategy. The promotions reflect RPM’s key areas of focus [more ]
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What does Ikea do in terms of experiential marketing? | Hotcow Experiential Marketing

What does Ikea do in terms of experiential marketing? | Hotcow Experiential Marketing https://t.co/XVRRg0dFo8 pic.twitter.com/mlzsOKxIdg — Will Corry (@slievemore) May 5, 2017 Hotcow is a non-traditional creative agency that specialises in experiential marketing that goes viral. Our campaigns generate buzz through crowd participation, PR and content sharing. Contact us on 0207 5030442 or email us [more ]
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WONDER London brings Google to life in its largest cloud event in Europe

WONDER London brings Google to life in its largest cloud event in Europe The largest Google Cloud event in Europe, Google Cloud NEXT, kicks off yesterday in London. Developed with independent events agency WONDER London, the two-day conference marks the start of a six-stage series spanning the continent. Google Cloud NEXT invites tech leaders, [more ]
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Bad press doesn’t have to be a marketing nightmare – Reimaging made easy

Have you ever wondered why few people remember mum’s timeless advice, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all?” Unfortunately, not only do they not remember this amongst friends and family but they surely don’t keep it in mind when it comes to business affairs. Some people make it a habit of [more ]
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What a win! Huge congrats to @VCCPMedia for winning Agency of the Year 2017 at #theconnies

What a win! Huge congrats to @VCCPMedia for winning Agency of the Year 2017 at #theconnies ⭐️
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Lack of data science skills presents major barrier to brands forming deep customer relationships

A significant data science skills gap is preventing businesses from delivering a personalised customer experience and accurately calculating ROI, according to a new report by marketing experts Jaywing. Despite nine in 10 marketers (92 per cent) agreeing that data management is a key priority for their business, Jaywing’s 2017 data-driven marketing report reveals that two-fifths [more ]
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New July Events : Conversion Elite in London

New Events : Conversion Elite in Londonhttps://t.co/4wRLUIZYy8 .. please retweet pic.twitter.com/03KZsoC2WQ Will Corry (@slievemore) May 3, 2017
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Aunt Bessie’s prioritises shopper marketing with Initials appointment

Aunt Bessie’s, the iconic, family-owned British food company, has appointed Initials as its shopper marketing agency. Following a competitive pitch against four undisclosed agencies, Initials will be handling shopper marketing across the Aunt Bessie’s brand. The appointment is part of a wider strategic shift by Aunt Bessie’s to give more focus to [more ]
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Non-viewable ads costing advertisers around £750 million … Meetrics

Mobile contributing to declining ad viewability levels Non-viewable ads costing advertisers around £750 million. The rise in mobile advertising spend is contributing to a decline in ad viewability levels, according to the latest quarterly benchmark report from ad verification company Meetrics. In the first quarter of 2017, the proportion of banner ads served that met [more ]
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Events : Build, manage, and scale a CRO programme. Including tips, tricks, and strategies for creating teams, hiring, firing, managing, training and scaling

CRO for Agencies and Practitioners . A new course from Craig Sullivan REGISTER How can you become a world class CRO practitioner? How can you attract the right clients, win them over and close big deals? The CRO for Agencies and Practitioners course will be held on 7th July 2017 REGISTER Everything you need [more ]
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Old school marketing tips that still work like magic!

Here is a hot marketing tip Load your own articles into theMarketingblog https://t.co/KupD6aBeyw please retweet pic.twitter.com/WFIyNk3q6k Will Corry (@slievemore) May 2, 2017 Old School Marketing Tips that Still Work Like Magic! https://t.co/tYFuYbUODl — Will Corry (@slievemore) May 2, 2017
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Events : Eight of the best speakers in search marketing … Search Elite

Search Elite 9th May 2017 //
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Goalkeeper Blunders , Beginners Fitness Blunders, TV Blunders

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Women for Women : Loose Women stars strip to their underwear to proudly flaunt their ‘stretch marks, cellulite and scars’

Every Body tells a story .Tuesday 2nd May at 12.30pm on ITV Loose Women Body Stories airs from Tuesday 2nd May at 12.30pm. The campaign sees nine of ITV’s Loose Women panellists bare their bodies for the first time without filters or airbrushing and photographed in swimwear by international superstar photographer Bryan Adams, who [more ]
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Executive Health : Dr Libby: Why it’s important to eat ‘real’ food

Dr Libby: Why it s important to eat real food https://t.co/AacYDO8cPJ Will Corry (@slievemore) May 1, 2017
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The lowdown on in-store demos and product sampling : Hotcow

The lowdown on in-store demos and product sampling:https://t.co/mawG9yGIsj Hotcow (@Hotcow) April 6, 2017
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Women for Women :

Every Body tells a story .Tuesday 2nd May at 12.30pm on ITV Loose Women Body Stories airs from Tuesday 2nd May at 12.30pm. The campaign sees nine of ITV’s Loose Women panellists bare their bodies for the first time without filters or airbrushing and photographed in swimwear by international superstar photographer Bryan Adams, who [more ]
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3 strategies to get better results from email marketing

Over the years, email marketing has long been one of the most popular and effective ways to turn both prospective and existing customers into new leads, sales, and profit. Taking the time to build a strong email list gives you the ability to reach your target audience at any time as most people today have [more ]
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KGB Laughter Spot : “Every room wiretapped”

Three guys travel in the same room in a long distance sleeper train. One guy is reading a newspaper, while the other two tell political anecdotes. The first guy decides to prank them. He steps out, and orders three cups of tea to be brought in their room in exactly 10 minutes. Then he comes [more ]
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Jeremy Stern from @PromoVeritas tells us the importance of the #Terms&Conditions in #DigitalPromotions worldwide

Randi Jensen, Easypromos writes ..  Jeremy Stern is the founder and Managing Director of PromoVeritas. In his previous role as European Promotions Director of Coca-Cola, he saw a gap between the brilliant ideas of creative agencies and their clients who wanted to follow the rules and regulations for promotions. Hiring a lawyer was expensive and few [more ]
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