What’s on your design-side wish list? Chances are, it includes a steady flow of amazing-looking marketing assets. Your Website could use a visual refresh; your product photography could be improved – and your social media posts need an added injection of sparkle. Is all of this really too much to ask?
Nov 12, 2018 9:14:00 AM by Michael Pfeiffer |
It’s easy to make a strategy look great on paper. But once you start to put it into practice, things can quickly go awry.
All too often, production teams can find themselves overextended - trying to do too much with too little support.
Lack of synergy is another common problem. On the one hand, you want your employer brand to have as strong a presence as possible across multiple channels (and for lots of people to have an input in the production process). It’s just that once you attempt all this, your central message becomes garbled - and no-one seems to be on the same page.
Nov 1, 2018 4:36:21 PM by Phil Owers |
If your organisation’s marketing department currently exercises a monopoly on content creation, you could be missing out on a valuable branding and promotional opportunity.
Breaking down the barriers to content creation gives you the opportunity to get more people involved in the creative process. In turn, this can assist you in building richer, more compelling marketing materials.
There are some valuable practical benefits to removing these barriers. After all, if more people are able to get involved in the process, it lessens the burden on your core marketing team, reduces the need for external input (e.g. expensive design & marketing agencies) – and means you can do more with less.
Oct 22, 2018 11:19:17 AM by Michael Pfeiffer |
That all-important product range is your lifeblood. If you’re like the vast majority of retailers, then it’s likely that your product range is changing (and growing) on an ongoing basis. From fast fashion retailers through to tech gadget sales partners, an ever-expanding product range is a fact of life – especially if you are seeking to expand your markets via online channels.
Oct 22, 2018 10:56:39 AM by Frode Nortvedt |
Your all-new employer branding initiative has just gone live. So what happens next?
Read on for our essential tips on measuring early stage performance - and for ensuring that any campaign-related “teething troubles” are spotted and dealt with.
Sep 27, 2018 9:00:00 AM by Phil Owers |
Your organisation has posts to fill – and you have been charged with the task of raising interest and triggering a flurry of applications. So why are your efforts falling flat? Here’s a quick look at how basic marketing failures can very easily hinder the recruitment process and at what you can do to improve matters…
Sep 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM by Michael Pfeiffer |
If there’s a problem, you’ve got a much better chance of solving it if you can spot it early. This applies to all manner of workplace-related issues - and it’s especially true of employee onboarding.
Early employee feedback helps you on two fronts. For the individual employees concerned, it gives you a chance to identify and address any teething troubles they may be having - which could be anything from IT niggles, through to understanding what your company culture is all about.
Jul 5, 2018 10:04:00 AM by Phil Owers |
These are the people who give their best each day. They ‘get’ what your business is trying to achieve - and they’re committed to help you reach it. And chances are, these are the people who are with you for the long haul...
Jun 25, 2018 8:46:00 AM by Phil Owers |
“What can you contribute to our company?”. This question has been a mainstay of job interviews forever.
But just remember that you’re not the only one who has contribution-focused questions that need to be answered. From the other side of the desk, try these for size...
Jun 12, 2018 10:11:00 AM by Phil Owers |
Localisation is a powerful tool for any business, particularly large global companies. Giving you the ability to connect with local customers, to tailor your products and engage with local communities, localisation is the key to strong performance in locations around the world.
Jun 4, 2018 10:02:00 AM by Frode Nortvedt |