What is branding?

Branding is at the heart of all businesses and for a small business owner it is no different. This month we have a great guest blog from Helen Kirkby from HK Graphics to explain more. Your brand is how you appear to your customers, it should underpin trust and create loyalty with your chosen target…

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Easter Email Marketing Campaign Ideas and Best Practice

In today’s digital world, it is often all about content. Whenever you are starting to plan a new marketing campaign, it is important to consider your audience – what are they thinking? What is important to them? And what challenges are they facing at the moment? Awareness days and key dates in the diary can…

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What is sustainable marketing?

Sustainable marketing, is a term which I believe is going to be used more often over the next year or so. The COP summit in Glasgow in November 2021, has certainly raised awareness of the environment and what needs to change. Driven by the consumer demand and legislation, businesses are going to need to change…

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7 key marketing campaign metrics for 2022

January is typically a time of year where we focus on the idea of a fresh start and a new beginning. I have received many emails over the last week offering me support on planning, goal setting and holding me accountable for my achievements in the year ahead. But before we start to set our…

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2022 Small Business Marketing Trends

I don’t know about you but 2021 seems to have gone by in a flash. It’s only when we look back at our ‘Small Business 2021 Marketing Trends’ that I’ve realised how much and yet how little has changed. With the return to the workplace for many in the latter part of the year, more…

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