Colours are important. As designers and marketers, we know that… But how much do they impact a city? And what colour is Birmingham, our scrappy, creative second city?
Being able to work well with an agency can make it feel like they’re an extension of your team, rather than another team to brief. Here are the secrets to knowing what an agency needs.
Follow our client service & operations director, Matt, through the pain of separating from his MacBook after 10 years, the difficulties he’s experienced since, and his SOS for a good alternative.
Iceland’s heartbreaking campaign highlighting the damage done by palm oil deforestation may have been banned, but it went viral nonetheless. It was a creatively brave campaign for the brand and we’re dissecting it.
We’re coming at you early with our top 10 creative campaigns of the year, cherry-picked by all members of the team. See if you agree, disagree, or are totally outraged by our picks below.
Will the real Gen Z, please stand up? We’re wondering how to create brands and campaigns you love.
Don’t wait for creativity to find you, make it come to you with these 10 tips.
We’re taking time to make sure that your brands are aware of their customers’ data privacy and the tools or processes you can use to create secure websites and campaigns.
A new digital marketing and social media event is taking Birmingham by storm: Social Circle. Our agency is helping to organise, but here are my personal favourites things and reasons why you should be excited for next month’s event.
These days, having a purpose is ‘in’, and it’s a trend that we can fully get behind. More brands are taking a stance on important issues, and here’s why you should care.
Brands want to stand out. It’s kind of their whole thing. So, sometimes, they take things too far. It might be time that we created a controversy checklist to keep them, well… in check.
The work-life balance is hard to get right, so we’re giving you a helping hand with some tips to keep the scales balanced and two FREE planners to make sure you’re achieving greatness in a healthy, realistic way.
Digital marketing is great, but it can be a difficult, fast-paced industry. Constant changes, brand crises, client relationships – it’s not always easy, so why do we do it?
Imposter Syndrome is a way of thinking that makes you feel like you don’t deserve your role, achievements, or any kind of success. We discuss this and ways of trying to change this thinking.
Those thinking client service at an agency is a doddle are in for surprise. Matt shrink-wraps 10 years’ experience into eight useful tips for keeping your clients from looking like this grumpy cat we thought was cute.
You know the drill… The people at the top want to see increased profit margins, so you’ve been tasked with making crucial savings. Sound familiar?
Creative work is full of subjective feedback. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s confusing, and other times it goes against everything you were originally asked to do. Here are a few favourites we’ve overheard in our marketing agency and what they might actually mean.
The digital world is changing all the time, which means there are plenty of ups and downs. We’re not afraid to talk about the downs.
If you work in a marketing agency, or any office-based job, chances are you have a lot of meetings. And in those meetings, you have a lot of thoughts. Some are probably relevant to the meeting, and some just maybe aren’t. We understand, and here are 50 thoughts we think you’ll be able to relate to.
Yes, okay, France won this summer’s World Cup in Russia. But more importantly, who were the winners online… and who were the losers? We put the tournament under the microscope and pluck out our highlights.