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Business West appoints top marketer as new chairman

Business West has appointed one of the region’s top marketeers as its new chairman. Iain Wolsey has held senior marketing positions in the UK and is the founding partner in the Bristol consultancy of...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 17.08.17
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How to stop your business drowning in data

The rise of the cloud has enabled businesses to do so much more in 2017, from managing your own accounts, to working remotely with a team across the globe. Lower costs, more flexibility, and better...
Sarah Hewitson
Sarah Hewitson
Neatly.io
Posted on: 20.03.17
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Put 'Help' at the heart of your video marketing strategy

In today’s cluttered digital world, cutting through and getting heard is increasingly tough. Plenty of doomsday stats have recently been predicting the death of content marketing, owing to increased...
Jon Mowat
Jon Mowat
Hurricane Media
Posted on: 10.03.17
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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
University of the West of England
Posted on: 15.02.17
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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
GWS Media
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
SustainIT
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
The Prezenter
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
Shop4pop
Posted on: 15.08.16
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