Thought leadership campaigns – the basics

Posted on: January 13, 2012

Most marketers in the professions understand the value of thought leadership as a tool for positioning a firm, creating new markets and services, driving innovation and, of course, raising profile and generating leads and interest from clients and potential clients. But what I perhaps hadn’t appreciated was how important it was for the lawyers, accountants […]

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Book Review: Understanding Digital Marketing – Marketing strategies for engaging the digital generation (Damian Ryan and Calvin Jones)

Posted on: June 11, 2011

As far as I can make out, this book is one of those set for the CIM/CAM Diploma in Digital Marketing, It provides an excellent introduction to digital marketing. It’s a relatively easy and quick to read 276 pages although as well as the glossary and index it would have been good to have a […]

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Introduction to MAC (Mobile Activation Code) tags

Posted on: April 26, 2011

Noticed those small square graphical images that have started to creep onto the pages of print media and other promotional materials? I even received a business card recently with a tag on the back. Personally, I prefer the aesthetics of the QR (Quick Response) tags although some experts argue that the more angular Microsoft tags […]

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5 top tips for time, project and campaign management

Posted on: April 18, 2011

Last week I spent half a day running the revised training session on time, project and campaign management for young marketers in the professions. We covered a lot of material! As usual, at the end of the session I asked the delegates to let me know what they had found most useful and interesting and […]

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Best marketing campaign winner – Managing Partners Forum Awards

Posted on: October 30, 2009

For several years now I have been a judge on the “Best Marketing Campaign” for the Managing Partner’s Forum annual awards. Here are the judge’s citations for the 2009 winner and runners up. Well done to all those who got to the shortlist! (Further details of the other category winners at WINNER – Turner […]

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