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Marketing agency creates strong business

Authored by Duncan Little

Increasing its turnover by a staggering 71% in less than a year is allowing The Creative Marketing Agency to expand staff numbers and increase its premises to include offices in Torbay – alongside its existing presence at Plymouth Science Park.

The company’s Founder and Director, Michelle Roberts, puts her remarkable success in increasing her turnover rates down to the incredible work...

PR Consultancy celebrates 10th Anniversary

Authored by Glen King

Local PR consultancy, Glen King PR/Marketing Limited, established in 2005, is celebrating 10 years in business with the launch of a new website designed by City-firm Reactor 15. A small, professional and friendly PR consultancy based in Exeter with clients in the South West, the company works with a diverse portfolio of clients both large and small, across a number of diverse market sectors...

Triangle Communications launches

Authored by spurs1964

A newly created and innovative marketing communications agency launched on Monday (12 January 2015).

Triangle Communications has been set up by three experts in the fields of PR, Digital Media, Marketing, Events, and Internal & External Communications, specifically to support the needs of businesses in the South West.

As a specialist marketing, lead generation, media...

Exeter marketing agency expands local services

Authored by Glen King

Exeter-based marketing agency Big Wave Media announces the new appointment of local marketer Ronnie Halden to expand its marketing and creative services team and to engage a new local and regional client base.

A full service marketing agency with a team of creative designers, digital developers and marketers housed under one roof, Big Wave Media provides innovative and cost effective...

Marketing - The Facts!

Authored by The Plum Consultancy

In a recent survey of Devon and Cornwall Small Businesses only 13% of the businesses surveyed conduct Marketing Planning and yet 90% said that they see Marketing as important to the success of their business with 56% seeing it as critical to success*.

So what’s the problem? Why is there such a huge gap between those that do and those that don’t?

We believe it’s to do with three...

Youth appeal

Authored by The Plum Consultancy

Most people reading this blog won’t be in their teens but I wonder how many will want to appeal to the youth market but haven’t a clue how to go about it! When your customers are literally dying off the page or your products or services are just not appealing to a younger market anymore it can be tempting to bury your head in the sand and hope that things will get better but many businesses...

Are We Making the Most of Contacts?

Authored by The Plum Consultancy

How many times do we go to networking events, exchange business cards with several individuals and then… not follow up! We are all guilty of this to a lesser or greater degree and yet we have made the initial investment in the design, print and exchange of cards, attending the function and introducing ourselves, so what goes wrong?

Is it our typical British reserve? Why do we feel so...

No-onecaresaboutme.com!

Authored by The Plum Consultancy

Is this what your website would say if it had a voice? How many of you have invested your time and in some cases, a not inconsequential amount of money, in a website only to leave it floundering out there in cyberspace fighting for its intergalactic life! Out of date information, typos, old images, missing information on built pages, outdated screen sizes, links that don’t work, no social...

Not Enough Hours in the Day? Consider Virtual Support

Authored by The Plum Consultancy

With increasing demands on small to medium size businesses it is no surprise that many company directors and owners find themselves drowning in a sea of paperwork. Compared with large companies, small to medium size businesses usually have far fewer resources to help them with their day to day marketing and advertising needs whilst they comply with new demands on their time, for instance the...

4 Easy Local Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

Authored by Sarah Parker

These days, business owners are getting bombarded left and right with the latest marketing trends and techniques. In this climate, it can become easy to get caught up in the mix without an effective strategy.

Blindly investing in marketing can have a negative effect on your profit margins, and many business owners end up spending more than they can afford in a desperate attempt to push...

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