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Scare tactics: How far should you go?

The UK Government’s new anti-smoking video has been dubbed as its most striking visual yet. If you have not yet seen it, the video shows a dad with his kids in the park, rolling up his cigarette. As he prepares his cigarette, the tobacco packet is filled with mucus and body parts. And as he…

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5 Ways to Optimise Content for Short Attention Spans

With 8 in 10 adults in the UK adopting the “second screen” culture and indulging in the availability of endless entertainment and information online, attention spans have dwindled from 12 minutes to 5 minutes over the past 10 years in our offline lives and now average only 8 seconds when browsing online which is staggering…

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The Curation Economy – Abundance to Poignancy

  As digital content marketers we are in the throes of two concurrent data revolutions. That of Big Data and secondly, the contextualization of big data. You won’t win customers with Data solely – but when you use that data to contextualize your content you will. What does that mean – it signifies that we…

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Solving the content marketing conundrum

Marketers are spending more money on content marketing than ever before. But without a clear content strategy how can brands calculate ROI? We all know that for brands using social media, great content is key. But it’s knowing what to do with that content that is what brands need to grab hold of. For example,…

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Video: the king of content marketing?

As businesses begin to appreciate the value that quality visual content can bring in capturing the attention of prospects, which in turn drive clicks and sales, video becomes an ever more compelling part of a brand’s content strategy; Cisco predicts that by 2017 video will account for 69% of all consumer internet traffic. However, it’s…

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Shattering content for social media

We social media lot are unique. The job requires many skills and ‘special’ characteristics- creativity, organisation, energy and a love for everything techie. The campaigns we run seem effortless from the outside but trust me, every tweet, Facebook post or LinkedIn update requires meticulous planning. Generating leads, increasing brand awareness or improving engagement doesn’t happen…

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LinkedIn: The lean, mean content marketing machine!

LinkedIn is running ‘full steam ahead’ in its content marketing efforts as it announces the release of two new content analytics tools, dubbed as the “Dynamic Duo” for businesses. Read on to discover why the news should come as music to the ears of B2B brands marketing from the platform. Do you use LinkedIn as…

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