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Q&A with Paul Geddes - CEO of Direct Line
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UWE, in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Paul Geddes, chief executive officer of Direct Line , before he...
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
Posted on: 15.02.17
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3 ways to nail your digital marketing in 2017

Bristol is home to a thriving community of marketers, many of whom are at the forefront of all things digital. As the Internet Ocean continues to be swamped with various forms of marketing material,...
Chris Danks
Chris Danks
Posted on: 13.02.17
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Digital marketing trends we’re excited about for 2017

2016 is now over, but digital marketing marches ever onward! Sometimes the pace at which it changes and develops seems overwhelming - businesses and marketers are constantly being bombarded with new...
David Graves
David Graves
Posted on: 10.01.17
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Optimising for mobile search in 2017
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Developments for mobile browsing are coming thick and fast, and digital marketers have to run to keep up; these are our top tips for the future of mobile SEO.
Jon Payne
Jon Payne
Posted on: 10.01.17
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Boosting brand value with a developed CSR policy

The power non-financial data has to influence the long term success of an organisation cannot be underestimated. In the age of big data, businesses are increasingly looking at how they can harness...
Joe  Jones
Joe Jones
Posted on: 06.01.17
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Presentations are dead. Long live conversations.

Presentations have always been an important part of business. Whether you're an audience member or the one giving the presentation, this is where ideas are shared and deals are done. However, there...
Russell Anderson-Williams
Russell Anderson-Williams
Posted on: 19.08.16
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5 tips to take the nerves out of networking

Building genuine, authentic relationships is more important than ever - so it's time to shake off those nerves and start networking.
Siobhan Scott
Siobhan Scott
Posted on: 15.08.16
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Help hub hero: a guide to segmenting your content marketing

The help hub hero model is increasingly being seen by marketers as a powerful way of segmenting just about any type of marketing content. But what is it and how can segmenting your content improve...
Evelyn Timson
Evelyn Timson
Posted on: 09.08.16
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Is doing business face to face still important?

In the age of the internet it is it still important that people meet face-to-face to do business? Lots of people shop at Amazon and other online retailers, who are faceless, but they still buy, in...
Alison Edgar
Alison Edgar
Posted on: 07.06.16
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