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Why being ‘faceless’ is bad for business sales

  What mystifies me is why service companies so often present themselves as faceless organisations? It’s a sweeping statement I know, but so many present a benign facade, speak in corporate ‘tongues’ and make it pretty difficult to access what … Continue reading

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Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration – the ‘new normal’

  Once upon a time in a land far, far away, the business world was all about ‘dog eat dog’, keeping your friends close but your enemies closer still, and for goodness sake, never, ever share precious knowledge with anyone … Continue reading

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Beam, boo and the hashtag

    In the past week I’ve been to two seminars, billed as helping us to make our businesses digital. The first was organized by the @TheFSForum and as a delegate I was keen to hear the marketing director @HiscoxSmallBiz https://twitter.com/HiscoxUK … Continue reading

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What’s your story?

At ‘humansbuyservices.honest’ we believe in aligning our marketing efforts to human behaviour and away from impersonal, corporate marketing where dialogue is stifled by lack of character. It’s part of our campaign to get businesses out of their comfort zones and into meaningful, … Continue reading

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Throwing out the marketing rulebook

Valuable Content Award for Hymans Robertson – bringing the ‘feel good factor’ to professional marketing Guest post by Sonja Jefferson, http://www.valuablecontent.co.uk/author/sonja/ Professional services companies are not generally known for taking risks with their marketing. Anyway, creative, fun, humorous content is … Continue reading

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Talking ’bout my generation

barclays research slide At a conference recently, I came across an interesting report from Barclays explaining the varying needs of the five generations in the workplace today, which shows a simple, yet effective way of engaging with them in all their … Continue reading

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Creative Agencies – B2B Needn’t Be Boring …

I have long been of the opinion that business marketing needs to be better served – by the creative industry in particular – and by the marketers setting the agenda. Recent experience brought this back to me, in our quest (as … Continue reading

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