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How to start incorporating GDPR in your marketing

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to come into force in May 2018, it’s important for businesses to understand how to comply and incorporate it into their marketing strategies. This article is here to guide you through how the GDPR may affect the marketing aspect of your business, and how you can effectively and appropriately comply with the new rules that it sets.

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What are the benefits of GDPR for businesses?

For companies that do business with the EU, it’s time to prepare yourselves for the GDPR to come into effect. Despite what may seem like a period of difficulty and uncertainty, there are many benefits in the long run to businesses. This article outlines five ways that the GDPR could benefit your business.

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What is GDPR and how will it affect your marketing?

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be coming into place in 2018. While it may seem to many like a very confusing concept; this article is here to provide you with a brief outline of what it is, and how it may affect your marketing.

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Three tools to create social media content

Social media has become a hugely influential part of marketing strategies. Platforms are continually changing, growing and evolving meaning it often becomes a minefield when trying to constantly navigate and update each one with the best and most effective content. With this, there are now many tools out there that are aimed at helping people create effective social media content and increase their engagement. In this post, we will offer you a look at my top three useful tools so that you can enhance your social media platforms.

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Planning your Christmas Campaigns.

It’s not long now before the Christmas period begins. However, many of you will know that particularly in the retail and hospitality industries, preparing for Christmas well in advance is key to securing a successful holiday period. As a small business, if you’re looking to join in on the action and be fruitful in selling more over the busy period, it is crucial that you learn to do the same. Planning is key. This post provides some key tips for coordinating your holiday marketing campaigns to secure Christmas time success.

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Using Instagram in the hospitality sector

Using social media as part of your marketing strategy can hugely increase awareness about your business, particularly within the hospitality industry, generating motivated engagement with your food and service, and get you more customers in your door. Following on from our last blog which was about using Facebook and Twitter. This article is here to offer you some more tips on how you can utilize social media within your marketing strategies for the hospitality industry. This time, we’re focusing on Instagram.

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Using Facebook and Twitter in the hospitality sector

As social media becomes more and more prominent in marketing techniques, those in the hospitality sector, for instance, restaurants and cafés, are increasingly looking for ways to utilize this to encourage more customers to visit their businesses. Social media can be hugely powerful for attracting and maintaining good reputations and customer loyalties… if you know how.

Top Twitter Hacks: How to boost your followers and engagements

Twitter is becoming an increasingly influential platform in the digital marketing world. Many businesses and individuals are turning to the social media site in order to find other businesses and delve deeper into what they have to offer. But with only 140 characters per tweet, how can you REALLY make an impression?

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Looking to review your marketing plan? Here are some tips.

A successful marketing plan is not just a plan, it’s a process. In the contemporary business climate, things are constantly changing, and your marketing strategies must keep up. Static plans won’t make the cut. A good plan therefore requires commitment, reviews and revisions through looking at measurable results and tracking performance. With work typically quietening down for many businesses over the summer months, now marks the perfect time to look at and review your marketing plan.

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Why is it important to have good quality content?

Working with many clients in digital marketing, I find myself stressing more and more the importance of them having good quality content on their websites. Particularly in the digital age, having a strong and sophisticated online presence that accurately represents both your business and your target market is key. Attracting new customers and solidifying existing relationships is increasingly reliant on people searching online and looking at your website, using this to cast judgement on your organisation rather than through word of mouth or face to face meetings. Whilst the design is important for attracting customers initially, the content is fundamental to maintaining their loyalty and enhancing your reputation.