Archive for Marketing

25 Oct 2012

Top 10 tips for start ups

1 Comment Business, Marketing
Starting up a business is not an easy task. It can be time consuming, demanding, exhausting and if not managed or well planned can be hugely de-moralising. 50% of all new start ups fail within the first year and that's a statistic that is growing. Starting a business in a recession to most would seem like a crazy idea but at the same time economic conditions also present highly prized opportunities that if calculated correctly can reap huge benefits in niche sectors and/or even find access into Read more [...]
27 Aug 2011

Meerkat toys provides unique user experience (UX)

10 Comments Funny, Marketing
I have to admit it, I don't use comparison sites that much when buying insurance. I usually get a few rough ideas then call the specialists. Maybe that's down to my choice of cars but either way something deep down in my sub conscious restricts me from buying through the aggregators.What i'd like to draw attention to is the latest Compare the Market campaign where the customer, after purchase, can register at to receive a cuddly Meerkat toy. The UK market has gone crazy for this Read more [...]
16 Jun 2011

Awesome Pet Related Facts and Figures [infographic]

No Comments Marketing, Social Media, Websites

Checkout this pretty funky infographic from Animal Friends. Full of awesome pet related facts straight from the ethical pet insurance company. Read more

06 Jun 2011

Animal Friends launches 1Million Pound Challenge

No Comments Marketing, News, Social Media, Websites
Today saw the launch of the Animal Friends £1Million Challenge and some rather cool Facebook apps. I'm pretty excited about this as it's been a project i've been involved with for about 6 months in the making.To start with we developed two new plasticine characters, to fit within the brand style, we named them Cracker and Girlie. They have a born mission to help spread 'The Feel Good Factor' through social media. To do this Animal Friends created a range of still motion videos designed for Read more [...]
29 Mar 2011

NEW ‘SUPER 8’ Sci-Fi Viral Site Discovered in trailer

No Comments Films, Marketing, News, Videos, Websites
Here's something slightly different from my usual blurbs about web, tech and stuff. Now I'm a bit of a movie fan...just love a good action packed story driven movie and the cinema is just a haven for good times. I'll admit I get pretty excited about a lot of movies, especially the epics (overused word). Favourite movies include, Lord of the rings, Gladiator and Star Wars etc - You get the idea...though Jackass 3D is also up there 🙂 However Sci-Fi is not something that's usually tickled me...except Read more [...]