Getting the right cultural fit for Digital Transformation

  According to Dell, 89% of organisations are activating strategies and digital transformation programmes to reduce the gap between modern customer demands and what is actually delivered by organisations. Putting the customer at the centre of the organisation’s strategy is essential and to do this, the first step in a transformation should address the cultural Read more about Getting the right cultural fit for Digital Transformation[…]

Building a Content Marketing Strategy – Setting your Scene

According to a recent CMI survey, just 37% of B2B marketers and 40% of B2C marketers have a written content marketing plan in place. At the same time, content marketing continues to become more mainstream as a recognised channel. In many examples, the reason why so many content marketing strategies fail is because there is no Read more about Building a Content Marketing Strategy – Setting your Scene[…]

Building Your Content Marketing Strategy – What’s Your Story?

An organisation’s history and background are valuable assets and an opportunity to use as a unique selling point when looking to differentiate your brand. Using your brands history or heritage is a useful way to help position the brand and how your audience perceive you. It also helps to act as an anchor in attracting Read more about Building Your Content Marketing Strategy – What’s Your Story?[…]

The role of Content Marketing in Building a Global Brand

How do you go about marketing to everyone? Well that’s one of the challenges career site Monster has to tackle. I caught up with Margaret Magnarelli, managing editor and senior director of marketing at Monster, to uncover some fascinating insights into how a global brand retains its position of being truly relevant to its broad Read more about The role of Content Marketing in Building a Global Brand[…]

Moment of Clarity – How well do you really know your audience?

“Businesses need a new type of problem solving. Why? Because they are getting people wrong. Traditional problem-solving methods taught in business schools serve us well for some of the everyday challenges of business, but they tend to be ineffective with problems involving a high degree of uncertainty”. (Source: Red Associates) How well do you really Read more about Moment of Clarity – How well do you really know your audience?[…]

The Importance of Brand Relevance in the Digital Economy

The challenge of retaining brand relevancy and how organisations are adapting their organisational structures have been called into question by some leading industry journals. First off, digital leadership academy L2 suggests the way brands are being built is being reshaped, in part due to consumers’ digital habits bypassing brands completely and opting for the likes of Read more about The Importance of Brand Relevance in the Digital Economy[…]

Interview with Jay Baer – How Brands Can Stay Relevant In a Digital First Culture

Many brands are struggling to adapt to a digital first culture and more seriously, struggling to remain relevant. It’s clear that brands moving from the industrial revolution to the connected economy need to be doing a lot more than creating a digital marketing dept in their organisational chart. Rather, they need to be adjusting and Read more about Interview with Jay Baer – How Brands Can Stay Relevant In a Digital First Culture[…]

Is your Brand Connected to your Digital Strategy?

The growing dis-connect between a brand and its digital strategy is a key reason many organisations are failing to adjust and implement a clearly defined digital strategy. Without the brand being taken on the journey through the digital transformation process, more brands will be finding themselves lost with little sense of purpose and no value proposition. Read more about Is your Brand Connected to your Digital Strategy?[…]

Digital Marketing Planning – Building a Retention Strategy

For any digital marketing strategy having a set of objectives and clear strategy is essential for the success of what you are looking to achieve. Econsultancy reported that “attracting a new customer can cost up to five times as much as keeping an existing one”. This post focuses on creating an easy actionable plan around Read more about Digital Marketing Planning – Building a Retention Strategy[…]

Building Your Brands Purpose with Content Marketing – Interview with Mark Masters

According to the Content Marketing Institute, 88% of UK businesses are planning to produce more content in 2016. With the barriers to entry removed and the emergence of new digital channels for brands to explore in the hope of attracting new customers,  content seems to be the tactic of choice to “test out” such channels. Read more about Building Your Brands Purpose with Content Marketing – Interview with Mark Masters[…]

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