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TMC Conversations #4

Episode 4 – Growing out of challenging times Jo Andrews, Managing Director at The Marketing Collective hosts another TMC conversation to discuss growth, opportunity and how to cope in these challenging times. Episode 4 is with Digital Marketing coach Colin Scotland, who runs an online coaching programme to help business owners find their niche, gain…
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Hoteliers Demonstrate Collaboration Is Key!

If there is one thing that has always been at the forefront of The Marketing Collective’s mind, it’s collaboration. We believe and have seen first hand, that collaborating with others, even if they are competitors, gives you a stronger foundation and louder voice. The collaborative work we do with Hampshire’s Top Attractions and the Southampton…
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Know your sales strategy

Sales strategy vs marketing strategy

When two become one. When it comes to the world today, there are many levels of disruption businesses are facing. It is essential you have both a sales strategy and marketing strategy as they are the cornerstone for alignment in your business. Although the two terms are often used interchangeably, sales plans and marketing plans…
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TMC Conversations #3

How to reduce return to work anxiety. Jo Andrews, Managing Director at The Marketing Collective hosts a conversation with Helen Llewellyn from Zoifos, to discuss the important role that employers have to help reduce return to work anxiety. The conversation focuses on the important role that employers have to help employees return to work. The…
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TMC Conversations #2

Episode 2 – Growth coaching with Train for the Future In the second of the series of TMC Conversations, Managing Director, Jo Andrews talks to Sam Sutton of New Forest Activities and Train for the Future. Sam has recently launched a business growth coaching programme for business owners and their teams It is a conversation…
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Cold Calling: Be a verb not a noun

Selling in a pandemic is different. Yes, we’ll get through this, but if you sell today the way you sold 9/10 weeks ago, you are in for a wake-up call. We know everybody is struggling. Be open and transparent about your own setbacks as well as your ongoing capabilities in these new circumstances. Part of…
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What’s your ability to pivot?

Stay the course or change direction? A pivot usually occurs when a company makes a fundamental change to their business. This happens after determining (usually through market research) that their product isn’t meeting the needs of their intended market.In the current situation, the choice to pivot has been taken out of our hands. Most businesses are now having to implement a…
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Why we decided to refresh our brand

When I started The Marketing Collective, I never really knew where it would end up. It was born out of a passion for helping others. A time, which resonates with what the world is facing at the moment. I had been made redundant and the company I was working for went into liquidation. I wanted…
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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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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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5 ways to combat Facebook Ad fatigue

Ad fatigue is an issue that will affect even the most successful Facebook ad campaigns.  Do you know how to overcome and recognise it? Ad fatigue doesn’t just mean that users are getting annoyed with your ads; it means a measurable impact on a campaign’s performance. Compared to other online advertising platforms, the audiences on…
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Print media is back

Print media is back in fashion!

It seems that our lives are some what digital these days. Walk away from your phone for just a minute and feel the anxiety levels rise as you begin to panic you are about to miss something vital! As more and more studies show our digital dependence has a direct link to our mood levels…
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