19 August

The world’s best and worst SME brand names

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The world’s best and worst SME brand names

Our recent blog about honest advertising prompted something of a discussion in the office: what are the daftest business names around? As a result, we thought we’d take a look at some of the most brilliant (and some not so brilliant, but decidedly funny, anyway) SME brand names that exist, in the UK and beyond.

16 August

Hooray, hooray it’s Bake Off Contestant Announcement Day!!!

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Hooray, hooray it’s Bake Off Contestant Announcement Day!!!

The time has come for Mary to dust off her floral bomber jacket and for Paul to sharpen his judging claws (and probably the spiky bits on his stand up fringe too). Yes, that’s right, Bake Off is back…woohoo! The contestants have been announced and we thought what better way to celebrate than to make […]

25 July

What not to do on social media

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Having already given you our top ten most important things to do when you market using social media, it would be remiss of us not to include our top ten tips on what not to do on social media as well.

9 June

What does text speak mean for marketers?

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What does text speak mean for marketers?

Was the 160 character limit the beginning of the end for written English?  Some idle conversation that we had the other day, here at Workshop Towers, led us to discuss text speak: how it happened; how much it annoys us; whether it’s destroying the English language; and above all what the implications are for marketers. […]

18 May

Account manager wanted! (Part-time considered)

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Account manager wanted! (Part-time considered)

We are a small but growing Altrincham based agency looking for an Account Manager to join us. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious account handler looking for a role where they can really have an impact on the growth, processes and culture of an organisation. You will have a great deal of autonomy […]

13 May

The hidden costs of exhibition marketing & trade shows

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The hidden costs of exhibition marketing & trade shows

Trade shows can pretty cheap to exhibit at, right? You can pick up a stand for as little as a few hundred pounds.

True, you can pick up the space in which to pitch your tent, as it were, relatively cheaply for some events. However, what a lot of marketers don’t realise is that exhibiting at conferences and other events can often have a variety of hidden costs.

Before you decide to exhibit make sure you take the following into account;