Google and social media advertising

Posted on: April 5, 2018 Google and social media advertising

Working predominantly with business-to-business (B2B) professional services firms, there is little opportunity to do much advertising. Most of the firms I work with focus on generating online interest through content management and search strategies although social media advertising is becoming increasingly popular with some law, accountancy and property firms. I’m also interested in how social […]

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Accountancy marketing case study: Haines Watts accountants “For Love or Money” thought leadership campaign

Posted on: April 6, 2017 accountancy marketing case study Haines Watts Love or Money thought leadership

I interviewed Sam Davies, Group Head of Marketing at Haines Watts (HWCA), to obtain an accountancy marketing case study on the firm’s thought leadership campaign “For Love or Money – the secret life of the business owner”. About Sam and Haines Watts Sam has worked at Haines Watts for over 18 years and in her […]

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From expert to rock star – Using Passle for content creation and distribution

Posted on: October 19, 2016 Passle content creation and distribution

Long ago, before the digital revolution, I wrote a book on media relations and how leading experts in professional services could build their media profile to become the “rock star” of a niche. Since then, the digitisation of communications and understanding of thought leadership have made this strategy commonplace – it’s all about content creation […]

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Book Review – The Thought Leadership Manual by Tim Prizeman

Posted on: June 1, 2016 Thought leadership manual by Tim Prizeman

I read “Thought Leadership Manual – How to grab your clients’ attention with powerful ideas” a while ago but I’ve been so busy I didn’t get round to writing the review. And it’s an important book that many marketing, communications and business development folk will find useful. Tim starts with a promise “This is not an […]

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Book review: Managing online reputation – How to protect your company on social media by Charlie Pownall

Posted on: March 23, 2016

I’ve just reviewed this book on “Managing online reputation” for Professional Marketing magazine http://www.pmforum.co.uk/magazine/ It’s a timely book considering the increasing use of social media in professional service firms and the underlying fear that problems in this arena – whether of internal or external origin – could have a catastrophic impact on a hard-earned reputation. […]

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