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Play big or go home!

Following last week’s announcement of Manchester United’s new shirt partner, SQN CEO Claire Ritchie-Tomkins offered her thoughts on the big money investment: A recent whitepaper I read by B2B Institute on LinkedIn about B2B trends for the next decade concluded by saying that brands should ‘play big or go home’ and that is exactly what […]

Motorsport sponsorship – thinking outside the box

A frequent theme from today’s Autosport International Connect (#ASIConnect) centred on sponsorship and the challenges faced by sponsors during the pandemic, with the well-documented restrictions on at-circuit fan and guest attendance. Let’s get this clear from the outset: sponsorship is so much more than a logo on a car, or guests in a hospitality unit. […]

Why Social Media is important for your business

We’re all using social media on a daily basis, but are businesses really making the most of it to help achieve their marketing objectives? It’s no surprise that social media continues to become a prominent marketing format for brands and businesses. With over 3.6 billion people using social media, remaining informed about the latest trends […]

The art of reading a room

The art of reading a room. It’s a craft that marketing and communications professionals have to master quickly. You’re only one wrong word or poorly timed post away from brand damage unless you can gauge the mood of your target audience. Ultimately, it comes down to empathy, moral values and sentiment alignment. We’ve all been […]