leaflet-distribution

With so many companies using leaflet distribution with ongoing success, is it time you jumped in on the action too? It certainly has some highly effective applications, the promotion of an event or special offer or launching a new business. Whatever your message, leaflet distribution is a genuine option to spread the word. Door-to-Door Leaflet […]




leaflet distribution

There are rules for the distribution of leaflets and although this is primarily aimed at people handing them out on the street, it is well worth being abreast of the facts. In case you do decide to cut out the middleman and do your own leaflet distribution out on the street, be warned, you may […]




postcard marketing

Postcards are not just for holiday messages. Small businesses can use postcard marketing to great effect, spreading a cost effective message far and wide. There are many benefits to using postcards for your business marketing campaigns, here are the top 10: 1- Instant impact Postcards don’t need opening to be read. Your recipient will see […]




Google Adwords

Many business shy away from Google Adwords and I can see why. When you first log in it quite overwhelming, a very unfamiliar landscape of terminology, tools and options that appears to require a degree to understand. But it is worth persevering, Pay-Per-Click isn’t for everyone but there are advantages and application that can really […]




Facebook advertising

Online advertising can get your message in front of a much bigger audience. There is little doubt that every business should have an online presence. Although it is hard to record, most data suggests over 75% of people research a purchase or company online before even getting in touch. So even if you are a […]




marketing-board-strategy

Working with agencies can be stressful, especially if you’re entrusting them with the key to your future success… your marketing. But if you brief a marketing agency right, they can bring a wealth of experience and fresh ideas to your campaigns. Helping you achieve your aims and objectives in ways you may not have thought […]




Outstanding Customer Service

Outstanding customer service can take many forms, it will look entirely different in the local butcher to the Grand Hotel, but there are some key themes that will continue no matter what you customer profile is like. Of course, your delivery should reflect your style, you need to be consistent to your brand identity. Be […]




Graphic Design Inspiration

Inspiring graphic design is of course, a matter of taste. There are so many different ways to approach a task, let alone the different styles and experiences of the individual designer that it should be no wonder how varied graphic design can be. Design projects generally start with a brief that ties the artwork design […]




Coffee Shop Flyer

Back in November, Print Business reported a 4.5% rise in the use of direct mail for marketing campaigns. The use of print in the marketing mix is certainly on the rise, the marketing industry has established an effective way of combining print and online channels to create a holistic campaign. Whether you are using print […]




how to training workbook design

Thankfully, long gone are the days of ‘Death by PowerPoint’ style training, with sessions now firmly in the grip of learner centered, activity based delivery. Individual, pair and group activities where at the heart of my lessons as a result of studying for my PGCE. It makes for a far more enjoyable and effective training […]




logo design styles

Logo design and business branding can be as easy or complex a process as you want to make it. You can come up with something yourself, like Microsoft did with their ‘window’ logo. Or you can commission an agency to carry out research, test ideas and design a logo that reflects your ethos and ambitions. […]




Free Vector Graphics

Whether you’re looking for a new graphic with a fresh, flat modern look to use like clip-art for an InDesign document, or you’re a pro graphic designer after editable elements or illustrations for a larger project, free vector graphics are a very useful resource. Being able to quickly access a library of designs, allowing you […]




Professional Photographer

Hiring a photographer is a significant investment so you need to be sure you find someone who understands your ideas, someone who will come up with the goods but who won’t charge you the earth. There are a few simple things you can do to make the process easier and to set up the photographer […]




Website call to action

Whether your business operates in a virtual landscape or if you have a tangible product sold through your brick and mortar premises, your website is likely to be an important contact point during your customers buying journey. They could simply be checking out who you are or they might have credit card in hand, either […]




Layar

For a while a number of people where saying print is was on the way out, most seem to have realised that there will always be a place for it. People do prefer reading in print, but the use of mobile devices for Internet access is increasing at a dramatic pace. So how do we […]




The Force Awakens after 32 years

You would need to be ‘in a galaxy far far away’ to have missed the gathering media storm for the upcoming Star Wars release, Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The film is trending across the web and social media with all the usual speculation; how the film has been shot, what the story is about, […]




ssafa-christmas-cards

In support of service families from the local Royal Air Force station, RAF Cosford, we have been working with SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association) to raise money and awareness of the help they offer. SSAFA has been serving the Armed Forces community for 130 years and they work in partnership with other military […]




Free Menu Template

There has never been greater restaurant diversity than we have now. There is a growing trend for a unique and alternative approach to food, combining influences from various cultures, being a specialist for a very small niche or creating an atmosphere for a target market. Whether the audience is shabby-chic loving mum’s looking for tea […]