A Recipe for Success? – Jamie Oliver’s brand story deconstructed

26th May 2015Branding & Brand Story, Food, Drink & Hospitality

In the sixteen years since he hit the nation’s TV screens as ‘The Naked Chef’, Jamie Oliver’s empire has grown to encompass 30 TV series, almost twenty cookbooks, five restaurant brands, cookery schools, kitchenware ranges and numerous apps. Worth an estimated £150million globally, Oliver’s stable of brands are respected throughout the world, and the attachment of the Jamie Oliver brand to a venue or product inspires confidence and seldom fails to generate a high level of interest. So what can food brands learn from this success?

Product pages – How important are they for e-commerce in 2015?

16th April 2015Product Descriptions

Product pages have long been considered an essential element of any successful e-commerce strategy. But as with any sector that constantly develops and changes, there are bound to be some dissenters to challenge the rule. Some of these were present in a recent round of #EcomChat, a weekly Twitter-based chat centring around all things e-commerce.

4 ways travel businesses can boost their online content marketing

9th April 2015Content Marketing

We live in an age in which there are thousands upon thousands of destinations for people to visit and almost as many companies who will take them there, accommodate them or handle all bookings on their behalf. With this much competition, if you’re part of the travel industry you need to do something extra special to stand out and get noticed online. Here we look at four ways that you can do just that.

How to use eBooks to promote your online business

2nd April 2015Content Marketing

In our last blog post we looked at how you can use infographics as a potent tool in your content marketing strategy. This week we’re going to explore the potential of eBooks for online marketing, and discuss how to use them to effectively promote your business and increase your brand exposure.

5 Questions To Ask When Creating Your Content Marketing Strategy

13th March 2015Content Marketing, Content Strategy

All successful websites have a precisely defined content marketing strategy. Without one, you could spend considerable amounts of time and/or money on content without achieving much in the way of results or ROI. We regularly help businesses across a variety of sectors to crystallise and solidify a content marketing strategy that will work for them, and here we’d like to present you with five things to consider when formulating your content marketing strategy.

Web copywriting and everything you should know about copyright

6th March 2015Web Copywriting

In the world of the printed word, copyright is well established and is quite clear cut – copyright is automatically assigned to the creator of a piece of work, unless they have signed that copyright over to another party. Any unlicensed and unauthorised use of that work is considered an infringement of copyright and the … Read More

How to detect plagiarism of your online copy

19th February 2015Web Copywriting

We’ve been looking at duplicate content a lot recently, and while it’s important that you yourself don’t use content that has been published elsewhere on the web, it’s also essential to ensure that other people aren’t using your content which you have spent time/ money creating. This week we’re looking at online plagiarism and what you can do to counteract it.

What is duplicate content? Why is it bad? How do you avoid it?

4th February 2015Web Copywriting

There’s no denying the fact that there’s a lot of content on the web, and inevitably at least some of it is going to be similar to content elsewhere. But there’s a world of difference between similar content and duplicate content. In this special post we examine what duplicate content is, why it’s bad for your online marketing strategy, and focus in on a host of related issues that can come into play.

Five Steps to content marketing excellence

22nd January 2015Content Marketing

For many businesses, the success of their online efforts is closely tied to the success of their content marketing strategy. As a copywriting agency this is something that we have a substantial amount of experience in, so we wanted to share with you these five quick steps that you can take to achieve content marketing excellence.