We all know someone who has been affected by cancer, so it makes perfect sense to the team here at Blaze that we carry out pro bono design and marketing support for the University College Hospital Cancer Fund in partnership with Saracens Rugby Club. With UCH partnering up with Saracens by becoming their Charity Partner… Read more »
Author: Blaze Digital
Expanding into Europe; how our manufacturer broke new markets
With all the doom and gloom surrounding our relationship with Europe, you’d be forgiven for forgetting that it is by far our largest trading partner; unless you’re a UK manufacturer of course. Many of our manufacturing clients, far from wanting to get away from Europe, are constantly looking at new and innovative ways to grow… Read more »
How to get YouTube videos to outrank your competition
YouTube is the World’s 2nd largest search engine after Google, with over a billion monthly users. More than 100 hours of video are uploaded every minute, so getting your video seen above other similar ones does take a bit of experience. How to get YouTube videos to outrank your competition How can you optimise your… Read more »
Are You Mobile Friendly?
People are calling it “mobilegeddon” – the move by Google to recognise when a site is responsive. If a site is not “mobile friendly” (mostly means responsive, ie. adapts for both small and large devices), it will be ranked lower starting from today (April 21st). This is how a result will show on mobile devices:… Read more »
Importance of good photography in design
When you’re producing your marketing budget and looking at design costs, do you consider your imagery needs? When you produce a brief for a designer do you consider the type of imagery you’d like to use?
Refine your twitiquette – Top Ten Twitter Tips for businesses
We never expected to fall head over heels in love with a social media platform, especially one that restricts us verbose marketers to just 140 characters! Read our Top Ten Twitter Tips for businesses.
The secret to cohesive branding for SMEs
We often have new start up clients come to us requesting a ‘brand’ and more often than not what they mean is simply ‘logo’. This isn’t in itself wrong, all companies require a logo – and we’re pretty damn good at producing them! But it’s important that before a logo is even considered, the new brand identity is clearly developed to ensure that all future communications can work together to produce a cohesive and clear brand message.
Create the perfect Linkedin profile
There are a number of Linked features that make it a truly exceptional business tool, and getting your head around these basics could make a huge difference to your results. So let’s take a look at the first and most important of these: making sure that you have the perfect LinkedIn profile. Fill in your… Read more »
Plain sailing – why exhibitions are still great for your business
Before the rise of the ‘pop-up’ store, there was the trade show. Attending the Southampton Boat Show last week highlighted the scale of the effort involved in creating significant trade venues and their importance to business. Despite the rise of technology, trade exhibitions offer businesses that long-valued human interaction of meeting face to face and… Read more »
12 simple tips for stress-free email marketing
Email is a fantastic medium for the marketer, low in cost, fast responses and easily trackable – what’s not to like? Yet, although this medium has many advantages, its immediacy can often be its downfall.