Feeding your Content Marketing machine

Content marketing is all the rage. Enabled by digital technology and positioned as an effective and efficient marketing strategy, particularly for B2B brands, it increasingly forms the foundation for many inbound and account-based marketing initiatives. Content marketing machines do, however, need feeding with a steady stream of high-quality, relevant and engaging material. Case studies, research, […]

Content and storytelling at the top of the marketing agenda

When deciding which levers to operate, a recent survey of spending priorities for marketing leaders suggests that four of their top 20 relate directly to content. You can make that five if you include their highest priority, customer engagement, which by definition incorporates valued, two-way communication, such as delivered by an effective content marketing programme. […]

The contestants for the BBC's 13th series of The Apprentice with Lord Alan Sugar

DO… YOU… SPEAK… ENGLISH?

The British Council has published its Languages for the Future report, outlining the foreign languages that it deems fundamental for the UK to become a truly global nation post-Brexit. The report highlights some startling, yet perhaps unsurprising statistics about the UK’s linguistic capabilities. Less than one-third of surveyed 18-34 year olds in the country speak […]

Wipro – Video testimonials

Challenge: As a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, Wipro wanted to tell the stories of how the company help clients solve problems and overcome obstacles How best to capture and use the popular media of video to tell these stories over different channels and events. With the calendars of busy […]

Contrasting approaches to PR strategy

Is it better to play the long game with a consistent and substantive slow burn approach to communications or are you tempted with the headline-grabbing, full-on PR attack? In-house teams and PR agencies are likely to be tempted with the latter, but perhaps that depends on the culture and strategic horizon of the organisation as […]

Think before you tweet

For eleven minutes on Thursday afternoon, Donald Trump’s Twitter account went silent. The President’s personal and often controversial comments had been removed. Deactivated. Erased. Fake news no more. For many, a cause for celebration, albeit temporarily. The seemingly deliberate and rogue act of an employee on his or her final day shows just how easy […]

SQN’s 7 tips for better online video content

Video is king – and the fastest growing area of online and social media. It should come as no surprise really considering Westerners have worshipped the medium ever since the first black and white television. The only difference now is that we’re all walking around with TV screens in our pockets and choosing what we […]