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Creative Business Leaders launches today to provide online business community for the creative industries

by Assistant Editor on January 21, 2015

Founders create online inspiration hub for leaders and aspiring leaders

Creative Business Leaders launches today, founded by Gordon Christiansen and Susanna Simpson, to provide an online community for leaders and aspiring leaders in the creative industries. Interviews with inspiring individuals who share their career stories, success and failures and plans for the future are hosted on

If you’re a creative business leader who is interested in joining this free community or sharing your wisdom on the site – head over to to find out more


A smart collection of ebooks, templates and checklists to take your blog to the next level /Adam Connell,@BloggingWizard

by Will Corry on December 29, 2014

Use these exclusive ebooks, templates and checklists to increase your traffic by 425%, double your email subscribers and create a blog that your readers will love.

Adam Connell @adamjayc invites you to click the more button underneath to get six resources for free (you can also click the graphic)


Two-thirds of the UK’s Top 50 online retailers failed to capitalise on Black Friday according to Teradata study

by Assistant Editor on December 22, 2014

Teradata, the analytic data platforms, marketing applications and services company, today unveiled the findings of its annual study into the email sending habits of the UK's top 50 online retailers around Christmas.

The study revealed that 66% of the top online retailers failed to send customers any Christmas offers in the month running up to Black Friday.

The #teradata study also revealed that 74% failed to provide any information related to the Christmas sales. Only 28% of the top 50 sent information about Black Friday and of those that did send a Christmas offer to their customers, only 64% sent information relating to Black Friday.


5 killer tactics to increase your blog traffic

by Will Corry on December 7, 2014


5 Killer Tactics To Increase Your Blog Traffic - Social Media Week | Fresh 'Social Business' News from theMarketingblog |


We’ve all been there. We’ve hit publish on our latest blog post and expected the comments and shares to start rolling in.  

But instead we get… nothing. It seems that no one has even seen our beautiful article, let alone read it. A piece of tumbleweed seems to blow across the screen and it feels...


Northern Rail has appointed data-driven marketing expert Occam

by Assistant Editor on November 20, 2014

Northern Rail, the largest train operator in the north of England, has appointed data-driven marketing expert Occam to work alongside online and mobile ticketing company Assertis in creating more joined-up experience for passengers.

Northern Rail has engaged Occam’s in-house data marketing product to give the train company the right tools to better manage customer engagement. Within the product, Occam will pull together existing data sources from across the network to give a single view of its customers. [more…]

Create a blog, launch a business or transform a hobby into a money-making scheme, anything’s possible with MrSite

by Will Corry on November 18, 2014

An original gift idea they’ll love all year long…Available at, Dixons, PC World and other good retailers.

Give someone special a MrSite Website in a Box that includes their own dot com name (e.g. It’s the handy gift that could even make them money!

It’s so easy. With our Website in a Box, anyone can create a beautiful, mobile-ready site with its own online shop, whether they’re a technophobe or a computer whizz!

To create your own professional website, simply select from an abundance of gorgeous website designs, drop in text, images and videos and customise with unique features. And should you need it, there’s support from the @mr_site team every step of the way.


London based digital marketing agency, MediaVision is marking 10 years in business this month

by Will Corry on November 17, 2014

Starting out as a purely SEO-led agency by Director Thomas Schonenberger and CEO Louis Venter, MediaVision has evolved over the years to become a fully integrated digital marketing agency with offices in London and Cape Town.

Following MediaVision’s rebranding in 2013, the boutique agency expanded to incorporate a multifaceted team of Digital PR, Social, SEO and PPC experts. With a 193% rate of growth in the last three years, @MediaVision was recently named by The Drum as one of the most financially prosperous marketing agencies of 2014.

In recent years, MediaVision has helped a host of big-name clients in lifestyle and B2B including British heritage fashion brand Aquascutum who MediaVision assisted with a complete digital relaunch in 2013. Other names on the list include DickiesStore, Instant Offices and Daisy Jewellery.n brand Aquascutum who MediaVision assisted with a complete digital relaunch in 2013. 


“The re-positioning of adconnection to be the leading performance agency has gone very well” – Catherine Becker, CEO of adconnection

by Will Corry on November 12, 2014

It was good to catch up with Catherine Becker, CEO of adconnection recently.

I asked Catherine to give theMarketingblog readers an up to date picture of how her agency @adconnectionUK was progressing.


Latest rolling news / Engagement articles, news, case studies, success stories, blunders, rants etc.- enjoy

by Will Corry on November 10, 2014

Fresh marketing engagement articles etc. from theMarketingblog - latest rolling news [more…]

Did you just ask for the best marketing automation in the universe? / Tiago Oliveira, Egoi

by Will Corry on November 7, 2014