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What To Expect In Digital Marketing In 2021

11-Jan-2021 12:19:28 | 8 Minute Read

It’s 2021, finally…. And after the events of 2020, global and domestic, we could all be forgiven for thinking that the start of a New Year might herald calmer and more familiar waters ahead. After all, we’ve taken the transition to remote working and the digitalisation of our processes and activities in our stride. We’re aware of the ‘new normal’ and have adapted. Haven’t we?

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Topics: News, Inbound, Content, Strategy, The State of Marketing, Digital Marketing

What Third Party Cookie End-of-Life Means for You

13-May-2020 13:39:34 | 5 Minute Read

For some time now Google Chrome and other browsers like Safari have been rolling out updates which have been increasing the restrictions placed on third party cookies, and even first party cookies to a degree. Safari was one the first to bring in these changes (on a large scale), but they also have less to lose from these kinds of restrictions. And Microsoft Edge, we don’t really care about (we’ll let you look this up).

Soon things are about to change, drastically! Google Chrome is going to start to ‘phase out’ third party cookies, natively. The intention is to do this within two years; however, changes could come sooner.  But what effect will this have on marketers and where will this leave adtech companies which are solely reliant on these cookies to function?

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Topics: SEO, PPC, Content, Strategy, The State of Marketing

How to Define Lead Lifecycle Stages

17-Apr-2020 07:36:18 | 3 Minute Read

Defining the lifecycle stages of your leads is an essential step in creating a sales cycle that will align your marketing and sales teams; helping your organisation to deliver on your goals and objectives.

As HubSpot Partners, we strive to help our clients achieve growth from their digital channels through the acquisition, nurture and conversion of relevant leads. This is achieved through a balance of inbound marketing, marketing automation and, most importantly, through a well-defined sales process.

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Topics: Work, Strategy, The State of Marketing

How to Survive the 'now' and Support your Brand for the Future

08-Apr-2020 13:38:00 | 3 Minute Read
Dr Martin Stillman-Jones provides his expert opinion on where businesses should invest their costs to survive the 'now' and support your brand for the future. He tells us which three things should definitely not be sacrificed in an economic downturn in which we are in now. 
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Topics: Strategy, The State of Marketing

Google Search Updates: Changes to Featured Snippets

24-Mar-2020 16:00:00 | 2 Minute Read

Google have announced that if your page has been listed as a featured snippet on a search result page, then it will no longer also appear as a standard blue link on the first page.

How this will impact your page's rank?

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Topics: SEO, Website, Work, Content, Strategy, The State of Marketing

Pivoting Your Messages & Communications to Deal with Market Changes

22-Mar-2020 16:01:00 | 8 Minute Read

The coronavirus outbreak is the biggest single market disruption that the global economy has seen in decades. Even in a more localised or sector-based context, events such as the recession at the end of the 80s, the oil crisis of the 70s, and the 2008 financial crisis impacted fewer areas of the economy and more slowly than the current COVID19 outbreak. The great depression of the 1920s and the impact of the two World Wars are looking like the benchmarks for the economic disruption that could be witnessed.

But in all of the 24 hours news and social media cycle of doom, business people need to keep their heads, create a plan and work their way out of the situation that they find themselves in.

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Topics: SEO, PPC, Content, Social Media, The State of Marketing