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More tips from the seamy underbelly of Twitter

Posted February 10, 2016

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Twitter will make you crazy if you aren’t careful I think Twitter can be both useful and even fun: It’s a great way to find out about breaking news, it’s a good way to quickly connect with people who are…

Growing up in advertising: All age groups required

Posted January 5, 2016

Your perspective changes over time. So does your insight. Exhibit 1 I was a newly-minted Account Director in yet another ‘brainstorming’ meeting with a client, whose key goal for the coming year was to sell more cans of bug-killing spray than any…

Tips from the seamy underbelly of Twitter (mostly for SMBs)

Posted December 4, 2015

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Things the ‘social media gurus’ won’t tell you The other day I wrote about why almost all small- and mid-sized businesses should have a Twitter presence. But let’s face it: The world didn’t need another blog post about why Twitter’s so…

That feeling when you find a rug that looks like your website

Posted November 29, 2015

Because colours look better when they’re all together Saw this today. Bought it immediately. My home is happier.

UK Christmas ads: Sainsbury’s ‘Mog’ is fantastic

Posted November 16, 2015

The first in the year’s great Christmas ads Maybe it started with department store John Lewis’ ‘Shadow’ Christmas ad in 2007, or maybe the annual Doctor Who Christmas Special, or maybe a tough economy is fueling the need for more ‘feel good’ marketing,…