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Tennent’s are aiming to make this new centre “the UK’s biggest beer attraction”

Tennent’s are aiming to make this new centre “the UK’s biggest beer attraction”

by on October 31, 2018

Tennent’s Lager to open the UK’s biggest beer attraction
on site of a “madman’s dream”
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Experiential … ‘All Aboard’ as world’s largest model bus arrives in Glasgow

Experiential … ‘All Aboard’ as world’s largest model bus arrives in Glasgow

by on October 29, 2018

MadeBrave uses giant ‘toy’ to drive change in customer perception

Creative brand and strategy agency, MadeBrave, delivered a first for Glasgow by unveiling the world’s largest ‘model’ bus in the city’s famous George Square. The ‘Bus-in-a-box’ experiential stunt was used as the launch pad for First Bus Scotland to announce the arrival of 75 new buses into the city.

MadeBrave were appointed in July as First Bus Scotland’s sole creative agency and produced this eye-catching, interactive display, to help the city’s largest bus operator engage with customers and get them on board the new buses, which include free WiFi and USB charging points.

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5  Property management marketing trends companies should try in 2018

5 Property management marketing trends companies should try in 2018

by on May 28, 2018

property searchAt www.factotum.co.uk/We like to keep our finger on the pulse of what is going on in the property management sector. This is an ever shifting business where management and marketing strategies can seem to change from year to year.

Property management goals hardly ever change, but the way your present and market your business and the techniques you use can shift quite frequently. The main aim is to attract the attention of customers looking to buy a property and encouraging them to buy from you.

Without getting the attention of your customers, you may as well give up. This is why to keep your business going you need to keep your marketing fresh and appeal to investors, buyers and potential tenants alike.

www.factotum.co.uk/

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Research: Social ‘Player Power’ of Premiership Footballers outshines their clubs

Research: Social ‘Player Power’ of Premiership Footballers outshines their clubs

by on May 16, 2018

The first ever comprehensive report into the social media influence of all footballers in Premier League has revealed that individual players are becoming much more powerful brands than the clubs they play for.

The growth in players usage of Instagram has enabled an evolution in the way fans and players interact and build relationships, and this has been a key factor in the rise of ‘Player Power’.

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What new law could be … “Slow enough to lead to frustration and distraction?”

by on April 29, 2018

Roads across Scotland are set to become the slowest in Europe under a £5 million plan to impose lower speed limits in areas where 30mph currently applies.

A draft law setting 20mph as the nation’s ‘default speed limit’ in every village, town and city is to be launched in the Scottish Parliament within weeks.

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Brrr-illiant … The UK’s biggest snowball target …. Tennent’s Lager

by on March 3, 2018

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Katie Hogg, Catriona Conway-Mortimer and Sebastien Regnier join Holyrood PR

Katie Hogg, Catriona Conway-Mortimer and Sebastien Regnier join Holyrood PR

by on February 7, 2018

Three new members of staff have joined  PR and digital agency, Holyrood PR @holyroodpr as the firm celebrates a number of new client wins.

The Edinburgh-based agency has welcomed Katie Hogg as an Account Executive, who joins after two years with luxury lifestyle magazine, Scottish Field, where she worked across a range of areas, including property, whisky and events.

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Lot of fear – and fearmongering .. Preparing marketing managers for GDPR .. by Ashley Marron

Lot of fear – and fearmongering .. Preparing marketing managers for GDPR .. by Ashley Marron

by on January 15, 2018

The first unsolicited marketing pitch probably dates back to the middle Palaeolithic period when an enterprising early hominid, clutching swatch pads of rock samples, stuck his foot in a cave door in an attempt to close a sale. 

Things have moved on and in today’s digital world, such pitches are more likely to come in the form of spam – those infuriating junk emails that keep flooding into our inbox, plugging things we’ll never want or need, preventing us from finding that crucial memo from the boss we planned to quote from in a meeting that’s just about to start.

Ashley Marron is CEO of East Kilbride-based Barvas, @barvasapp a management software tool for small and medium sized businesses

https://www.barvas.com/

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Laughter Spot : “They might think we are cheap Scotsmen and try to screw us”

by on May 13, 2017

Jock & Jimmy were walking along a street in London.

Jock looked in one of the shop windows and saw a sign that caught his eye. The sign read, "Suits £5.00 each, Shirts £2.00 each, trousers £2.50 per pair".

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Laughter Spot : “A Scot was drinking in a bar in London”

Laughter Spot : “A Scot was drinking in a bar in London”

by on December 3, 2016


A Scot was drinking in a bar in London when he gets a call on his cell phone. He orders drinks for everybody in the bar as he announces, his wife has just produced a typical Scottish baby boy, weighing 25 pounds

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