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6 lesser-known facts about the GDPR

November 20, 2017

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With all the bluster about GDPR going around: the copious marketing emails, events, seminars and eBooks floating around, there still seems to be some basic misunderstandings about what’s happening in May 2018. As we approach the New Year, I thought I might weigh-in to dispel a few misconceptions we discussed at a recent DirectionGroup GDPR… Read on >

How often do you hear the initialism GDPR at the moment? Well, you’re only going to hear more about GDPR – or General Data Protection Regulation, to give it its full name. And the bigger question is: have you done anything about it yet? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. According to the DMA, less… Read on >

Independent advertising agencies from around the globe gather to collaborate, inspire and discuss trends September 5, 2017 — Denver, CO — Worldwide Partners, Inc, (WPI), one of the world’s largest agency networks with more than 60 agency partners in 40 countries on five continents, is hosting a Global Summit in Paris September 17 through 19… Read on >

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The World Is Ours

September 6, 2017

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Global marketing just sounds so glamorous, doesn’t it? On paper, the idea of leveraging a strong strategic and creative thought across multiple geographies is undoubtedly a great concept, saving time, effort and cost and ensuring a high degree of consistency. The reality, as we all know however, can be very different. As more and more… Read on >

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So, remember the last time you bought something from Amazon? (Other massive online retailers are available). Without thinking you probably did the following; checked out the product features, technical specifications and read numerous customer reviews – after all these can be entertaining in their own right (Check out the BIC ‘for her’ ballpoint pen reviews… Read on >

Sit down, if you dare, with someone of a certain age (such as me) and get them to talk about TV programmes. They’ll tell you tales that forty or fifty years ago, TV was so much better, with Porridge, Monty Python, Cathy Come Home and a dozen other classics. And if you’re not careful, you’ll… Read on >

We all love an epic horror movie. It’s guaranteed to play to our greatest fears and phobias, whether that’s the fear of death, the mysterious dark corners or the creepy crawlies that lie in wait. Anticipation and anxiety rage, dependent on your levels of bravery – but we all know it will happen. And when… Read on >

A few days ago, I was reading “Churchill’s Iceman”, a book about a cousin of TV personality Magnus Pyke who may have been a spy and was definitely an inventor, visionary educator… and an investor. What caught his attention was that, as the price of copper went up, the price of tin tumbled. And vice… Read on >

The other day, I was standing on the platform at Kings Cross St. Pancras, staring at a bottle of whiskey. I had been waiting to catch a train on the Northern Line. To kill the time, I was idly staring at the huge adverts plastered across the wall. There were all the usual suspects –… Read on >

Ok, surprise! Influencer marketing isn’t new. It’s an ongoing evolution from word-of-mouth, falling under multiple guises since then. It’s a tactic that’s exploded beyond a face to face recommendation under the catalyst that is digital. Influencer marketing is all about engaging with trusted individuals or businesses with the capacity to influence our buying audiences. It… Read on >