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Tips in Ten: Addressing customers’ perceived risk

Matthew Telfer
Matthew Telfer
02Jun 2015
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For the first time ever, we’re revealing our own internal business and website tips and best practices through our Tips in Ten series. Designed to introduce new topics and provide practical advice in ten slides and ten minutes of your time, these decks are adapted from original talks our staff created to fast-track teams and provide talking points.

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Business takeaways from fictional marketing geniuses: President Business

Business takeaways from fictional marketing geniuses: President Business

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Jenni Brown
Jenni Brown
01 Jun 2015

President Business’s success lies largely in the perception of his brand, which he develops using a wide range of different mediums. Like Willy Wonka, everything is developed around control and a fundamental, consistent message. Whilst we strongly recommend you use these tips for good rather than evil (!), there’s no doubt that there’s a surprising amount to be learned from how President Business created his fictional empire…and the things he got wrong.

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How to make your ecommerce site profitable - Part 4: Search Engine Optimisation

How to make your ecommerce site profitable - Part 4: Search Engine Optimisation

Jenni Brown
Jenni Brown
22 May 2015

One of the biggest misconceptions of search engine optimisation is that it takes care of itself, and as such it’s not necessary. The truth is that it is only ever going to get more important: online competition increases every second, and anything you can do to get ahead will make a real, measurable difference to your business.

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Business takeaways from fictional marketing geniuses: Willy Wonka

Business takeaways from fictional marketing geniuses: Willy Wonka

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Jenni Brown
Jenni Brown
20 May 2015

Willy Wonka is the ultimate fictional marketing legend. Not only did he create one of the world’s most coveted brands, he went on to cement his success with arguably the first worldwide viral marketing campaign. Having one of the most popular consumer products - confectionery - no doubt helped a lot, but what did he actively do to make his business a success? More importantly, how can you adopt the methods used by a fictitious chocolate factory owner to make your own business a success? 

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