Christmas newsletter tips

Christmas newsletter tips!

Christmas is just around the corner and you should be well under way with your Christmas marketing activities!

Christmas newsletters are a great way to push your Christmas sales, below are some simple email marketing tips!

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Halloween Social Media Ideas

4 ideas for Halloween themed social media competitions

Autumn has arrived and along with it brings plenty of marketing opportunities! Halloween is the ultimate kick off to the new season, it’s time to get excited and grow your client base in time for the festive season.

Below are 4 Halloween social media competitions that you could use over the next few weeks!

1. Instagram Halloween Competition

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A new iPad from Apple, a CURVED phone and a new Ad dashboard from Facebook!

The last few days has unveiled some large news in the digital sphere and we have rounded up a few for you to read during your lunch break… or a sneaky cake break!

Samsung announces its first curved smartphone

A curved smartphone! Samsung has announced its first curved smartphone with a curved display - called the Galaxy Round.

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10 business newsletter tips

10 ways to liven up your business newsletter!

A regular newsletter is a great way to keep in touch with your clients and potential clients. Many companies struggle to find creative ways to keep their clients engaged and prevent them from pressing that dreaded 'unsubscribe' button!

Below are 10 ideas for your next company newsletter.

1. Tips and Hints

We all love some free tips, give your readers some helpful advice that they can digest and use in the future.

2. Events

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digital marketing facts

Fact Friday! 11 digital marketing facts you should know!

  1. Did you know that the use of video on landing pages has increased by 87%?
  2. It’s time to get some moving image happening, videos get 267% more links than normal posts!
  3. 58% of your audience will stop watching a video after 90 seconds so make sure that 90 seconds is spot on!
  4. The use of video on a website will keep prospect customers on site up to 2 minutes longer... get the camcorder out! 
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article pins

Pinterest announces pins for articles

If you use Pinterest for your business, you will know that Pinterest is a great source of referral traffic to your website (or desired location). 

Previously, if you wanted to pin a blog or an article onto pInterest it will show the image you have used but not much else. HOWEVER, today, Pinterest announced a new type of pin, article pins!

Article pins are just what they say on the tin, they are pins, for articles!

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Christmas Social Media Campaign Ideas

Did you say CHRISTMAS?!

It might be August but now is the time of the year that companies are getting started on their social media campaigns and marketing projects for the festive period!

If you’re a business and want to make the most out of social media during Christmas, then it’s time to get your thinking cap on and come up with some marketing ideas that will maximise your traffic and sales during the festive period.

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Hosting a Facebook Competition

facebook competitions - do not get your page shut down!

You have all seen them and most of you have probably taken part in them... Facebook competitions! They are a brilliant way to increase awareness of your company and drive traffic to your website, HOWEVER, more and more companies are doing it all wrong!

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Blogging Tutorial Workshop

blogging workshop with haines watts

On Tuesday 12th February Creative Borders will be doing a blogging workshop for Haines Watts Accountants and their clients in Exeter.

We will be talking about the basics of blogging including:

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What is Content Marketing

what is content marketing? the basics

There are over 700 million websites... so how do you compete?! SEO and content marketing are vital in driving traffic to your website. Becky explains what content marketing is and how it will help drive traffic and increase revenue.

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