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Walhampton marks the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem

A strong link has developed between Walhampton School and the last surviving veterans of the Battle of Arnhem, which took place in September 1944 and was depicted in the Hollywood film ‘A Bridge Too Far’.  Headmaster, Titus Mills, takes a group of pupils and their parents to Arnhem every September to meet the veterans on the battlefield in Holland and…
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God's House Tower Southampton. The Tower from Town Quay Road.

Long-awaited re-opening of Southampton’s medieval God’s House Tower.

At last you can now visit Southampton’s new £3.1million refurbishment project – the iconic 700 year-old God’s House Tower (GHT) is now open and fully operational as an exciting and vibrant arts and heritage venue with much to offer people of all ages and interests.   Travel back in time to the Tower’s creation as a…
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To outsource or not? Benefits of outsourcing marketing and sales.

It wasn’t that long ago that the concept of outsourcing sales work was an unfamiliar one. Marketing was all dealt with in house alongside a dedicated sales team. They would work together to formulate a strategy, identify targets, make contact and convert and close a deal. The data would all then be processed and fed…
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Keys to success in sales

If it’s good to talk then why don’t we?

The keys to success in sales By Claire, Business Development & Sales I was driving to pick up my children from nursery the other day and beforehand, Jo, our MD and I had been brainstorming some punchy strap lines for a client’s new campaign. Twice I’d had light bulb moments and twice I had pulled…
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Creativity never sleeps

That is certainly true for our Senior Designer, Tina Scahill. As well as working on the 2019 issue of The Hampshire Guest Guide and a new Food and Drink Magazine for Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire, she has been busy painting for an art show. During the first week of July, Tina’s stunning work of…
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Work Placement by Kara –

I’m 20 years old and I study Events and Business Management at the University of Chester. As a part of my second year, I had to undertake a 5 week work placement module within a business (this is where The Marketing Collective comes in!).

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Social Media Trends 2019

by Georgia Trends are an important factor in social media, in order to be successful in your social media advertising and keep up with the trends you must first know them. Here at The Marketing Collective we incorporate them in to our work so that we are always one step ahead of the game providing…
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Southampton & Region Hoteliers Association Hospitality Awards – a huge success!

The first Southampton & Region Hoteliers Association 2018 Hospitality Awards (sponsored by Cab My Ride) took place on Friday 8th February 2019, at Doubletree by Hilton Southampton Hotel. What a success they were! Attended by over 130 hotel managers, staff, hospitality ambassadors and tourism companies, the event raised over £2000 for FareShare. FareShare is the…
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The Marketing Collective Support Mentor of the Year

The Southampton and Region Hoteliers Association are hosting their first ever Hospitality Awards and The Marketing Collective are proud to be sponsoring the Mentor of the Year award! The Hospitality Awards 2018 recognise the talents and contributions of those within the hotel industry in Southampton and nearby areas. The winners of each category are to…
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‘’Life’s too short for the wrong job’’

  Love all things digital & social media? Like to work within the tourism sector? Needing a change of scene and new challenge? Well we might have just the vacancy for you! Role: Part Time (22 hours a week) Location: Eastleigh, Hampshire A great opportunity to join a creative tourism based marketing and design company.…
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Photo by Estée Janssens on Unsplash

September – A time for new beginnings

  For many, September is the time for new beginnings, especially for the parents amongst us. It is a time of having to be super organised and getting back into the swing of things after summer holidays and time off. The 1st September is the start of our financial year. It always feels like the…
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Hamble Valley Festival of Food Exceeds Expectations!

On Saturday 1 September, Hamble was once again transformed into a foodie haven as the annual Hamble Valley Festival of Food  returned to the quay. This year saw over 5,000 visitors head down to the popular event in search of delicious local produce and family-friendly entertainment. With almost 40 foodie stalls, which included favourites from…
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