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Social Media Trends … 5 things to look out for in 2016!

I wonder if marketers expected social media to be THIS big 5 years or so back? Social Media has changed the way marketing and advertising works. As we are very nearly at the end of 2015 we are reviewing the changes that have happened in the digital world and what there is to come for 2016.…
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Reach your audience with considered design and creativity.

Design for destination marketing At The Marketing Collective we understand the importance of being noticed in a crowd and to be more specific, ensuring your literature stands out and catches the attention of potential visitors. Leaflet and literature stands are full of ideas for days out, places to visit and things to do. Whether in…
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The Marketing Collective support 10 Days Winchester

’10 days’ is a biennial contemporary art, poetry creative writing and performance festival happening in Winchester 7th October to the 10th November. It brings a community of over 100 creative people together under one topic heading, this year it is CHALK. The Winchester area is rich in this geological matter and its applications are endless.…
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N ti n l bl d Week #Missingtype #Nationalbloodweek

It is National Blood Week and the NHS Blood and Transplant service have launched a vital and brilliantly creative campaign to attract more donors. The service needs over 204,000 new donors to replace those who can no longer donate and to ensure the right mix of blood groups. There are 40 percent less people giving…
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What are hashtags?

Did you know that the word hashtag was added to the Oxford Dictionary in 2010 and the Scrabble Dictionary in 2014? The hashtag was originally created as a way to promote content in Tweets. Now it’s used everywhere and we have a feeling it is here to stay! Using hashtags is the easiest and most…
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Social Media Strategy – it’s time to get engaged.

The Marketing Collective’s Social Media Strategy : Top Tips for Social Engagement. Imagine the world today without the Internet … imagine the world today without Social Media! It is quite astonishing how Social Media has changed society and how sending a tweet can get you seen by millions of people or by simply re-tweeting can win…
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Business and short break travellers targeted with new hotel room magazine

VISITORS staying in Winchester this summer will gain a better idea of what’s happening in the city by browsing through the first ever Visit Winchester Guest Magazine produced by The Marketing Collective with support from the Visit Winchester and Heart of Hampshire Destination Management Partnership team based at Winchester City Council and staff at Winchester…
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Lou completes City & Guilds in Marketing & goes national!

This week (6th June 2013) Louise, The Marketing Collective’s Marketing Executive, featured in the Daily Mail following the completion of her City and Guilds in Marketing. Here’s the full interview Why did you want to go into marketing? I was certain that Physio Therapy was the career choice for me and this is what I…
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It’s a team effort at home and in the office – Me and my Job

Jo Andrews, 33, is Managing Director of The Marketing Collective based in Eastleigh. She set up the company in 2010 and has seen it steadily grow despite the harsh economic climate. She shares how she has managed to keep her business goals in clear view while embracing being a new mum. AS ANY new mum…
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Interview with Southampton artist Jonny Hannah

The 2013 Southampton Guest Guide front cover was designed by Southampton-based artist Jonny Hannah. He shares his inspiration and love of Southampton in this interview with Managing Director, Jo Andrews. How long have you lived in Southampton? What sums up 
the city for you? I’ve been here for 12 years now. What attracted me to…
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The Marketing Collective Dresses for Success

COMING up with a creative way of celebrating the publication of The Marketing Collective’s latest guides called for some crafty collaboration to turn paper dreams into reality. The clever team at Eastleigh based The Marketing Collective joined forces with the talented makers at Bella Crafts in Fair Oak to fashion a stunning dress from the…
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Collaborative working wins The Marketing Collective a place in Venus Award finals

As a finalist in next week’s Venus Awards, business woman Jo Cooper of The Marketing Collective would be a worthy winner in the ‘New Business Award’ category. The Marketing Collective celebrates its second birthday in August, and its success has developed on the basis of its ethos of working collaboratively with other businesses across Southampton…
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