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Category: Team Blog

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Social Media Trends 2021!

Do you keep track of the social media trends that may affect your business? Not to worry, here at The Marketing Collective… we do that for you. We understand the importance of predicting and analysing future trends, that’s why The Marketing Collective and our clients are always one-step ahead of the game. Therefore, the importance…
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We’ve got Georgia on our minds!

Exciting news at TMC as we welcomed our latest recruit, Georgia Millward to the team.  Having completed a 6 week university work placement in 2019 with The Marketing Collective, Georgia made an impression with her creative approach to social media, fresh ideas and strategic thinking.  Roll forward to September 2020 and a position came available…
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Marketing support – Have you thought of pay as you go?

How does having a team of pay as you go marketing managers who are skilled, organised, efficient and incredibly passionate sound? What if you could have that team for just a few hours a week to help you not only keep on top of your marketing but to excel it? Think about how much time…
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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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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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TMC Conversations #1

Episode 1 – Business coaching with ActionCOACH Liverpool Managing Director, Jo Andrews hosts a conversation with Luke Kay of ActionCOACH Liverpool. The first in a series of #TMCConversations, they discuss business coaching, and how the three-year-long relationship of working together has equipped the business, and the team to thrive in the current situation. It is…
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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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Grow Your Own | Tips from the team behind Hampshire Gardens

If there’s one thing the team at the Marketing Collective can agree on, it’s that you can’t beat being outdoors.  We love having a potter in our gardens or exploring acres of outdoor space. It’s no great surprise that this mutual passion of ours eventually grew into a project. In 2016, alongside Visit Englands’ national…
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