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Defining Content Marketing – Not as Simple as it Should Be

I caught up with a friend from outside the industry last week and the conversation turned to what we’re each doing in our careers at the moment. It ended up something like this: “Define content marketing?” “What?” “Well, what is…

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Image Link Building Guide – From Start to Finish

I love image link building as a tactic for acquiring great quality natural inbound links. Ultimately, the whole thing is about creating images for people to use on their websites, distributing them under Creative Commons licensing and then claiming inbound…

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The Brexit Blues and Moving Forwards

I thought Remain would edge it. I did. And I desperately wanted it to. The EU isn’t perfect. But I’ve always valued being a part of union that enables its members to travel, study and work freely anywhere within it….

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5 Apps to Increase Your Productivity at Work

There are thousands of apps out there offering to increase productivity and save time doing daily tasks. But how many are actually good and really work? As a digital agency, we often have to work to tight deadlines, manage multiple…

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Travel Companies Doing Great Content Marketing

I talk a lot about how much I love working on content and SEO for travel companies. It’s a competitive, rewarding area to work in and the target customer loves to talk about their travels. That’s partly why it’s such a great area…

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B2B Content Marketing Examples I Love

Content marketing is often talked about online in the context of big consumer brands like Red Bull and GoPro. But let’s face it – when your content strategy involves throwing a man out of space with a parachute, it’s easy…

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9 Ways I’m Being More Productive in 2016

I’ve never considered myself unproductive. In fact, I consistently get things that need doing done – largely because tasks bug me until they’re completed. But what I found was increasingly happening is that certain bits of output I needed to get…

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I Asked 1,000 People to Complete the Sentence, “The Tories Are….”

You’ve probably read the news over the past few days. Someone somewhere has spent enough time playing with Google Autosuggest (and it wasn’t even me this time!) to discover that the Tories appear to be getting off a little bit…

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Stat of the Day: 14% of UK Start Ups Founded by Immigrants

It’s a report that’s almost 2 years old, but a stat that I only came across today. 14% of UK start-ups are founded by immigrants. To put that into context, that represents one in seven of all UK start ups….

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“Why Don’t You Try and Live Without your Phone for a Week?” No. Just No.

“Have you ever considered trying to live without your phone for a week?” That was an actual real question I was asked recently, as though depriving myself of the ability to communicate with any real efficiency would somehow make me…