Heritage. Old rubbish or the renewable energy inside your brand?

It’s official. Old is the new black. Heritage is cool. Last century’s stuff is now in vogue. So, dig out your old products and brands, because there’s gold in them there hills! After years buried away and forgotten in the corporate rubbish heap, forced downwards like fossils under the weight of ‘the next big thing’ the back catalogue of products …

Snakes and Ladders. The reality of car buying today.

The motor industry used to believe in The Sales Funnel. This was a six month timeline starting with the customer seeing an advert, reading reviews, visiting a dealer and ending with them buying the car. It sounded reasonable and probably reflected a sizeable proportion of car buyers a few years back. A new study by research specialists TNS in China …

10 Business Reasons To Use Twitter

This blog is about Twitter and why it matters for business. It’s aimed at you if you’re just curious about the whole Twitter thing or maybe you are a ‘never in my lifetime’ Twitter agnostic. It’s an executive briefing to get you ahead of the social media game, armed with information to review your own Twitter use and that of …

FairFuel UK – this year’s most effective comms programme?

‘The best things in life are free’ sang the Beatles, but the best things in PR are usually free and also simple. In fact one of the best PR campaigns in years proves this point. It was launched by the road haulage industry here in the UK as part of a fight for the survival of their livelihoods.