International Women’s Day- great marketing or politics?

Umbrella Marketing Team

More and more brands are joining forces when it came to International Women’s Day… This renewed focus on female empowerment and gender equality is providing brands and marketers with both an opportunity and a challenge in terms of authentic association. For some brands this is a perfect opportunity to piggyback with their marketing!  L’oreal’s famous “You’re […]

Office of the future

Office of the future

From hidden rooms, opening bookcases and slides through to colouring wallpapers, fake ski cabin designs…how else can we keep the creative vibe going? What kind of office design can accommodate all the creative needs of an artistic workforce and ensure employees are never lacking creativity? Predictions are that workplaces of the future may not resemble […]

Happy St Patrick’s Day – here’s to teamwork!

Not only do we have some tenuous links to Ireland and love an excuse for shenanigans.. Umbrella Marketing Team are big believers of teamwork! What does St Patrick’s Day have to do with teamwork I hear you cry? St Patrick’s Day is a much loved, lively occasion for people (both Irish and not) to come together […]

Digital en Vogue

  With 329,800 Tweets, 120,000 Instagram photos and 9 outdoor screens streaming shows to locations across the UK last year, it’s not just fashion that British designers are savvy about – it’s the power and influence of digital to build their brands and connect with their audiences. The industry has always had to change and […]

The 30 Minute Marketing Machine at Promotional Products Expo 2016

  Tomorrow (and Thursday) we will be exhibiting in the Digital Village at the Promotional Products Expo. The Digital Village is a go-to hub for companies to seek free advice from various digital marketing specialists including lead nurturing experts Lead Forensics and leading email marketing provider, Constant Contact. It’s a great opportunity to get answers to any […]

Content marketing – redefining communications with your client

Redefining Communications with Your Clients

Content marketing is currently the most popular, effective and one of the most successful methods of marketing communication with clients. It enables you to build trust and loyalty- two values that are of the up most importance for brands that want to stay on the top. Content, not advertisement! Classic advertisements, year after year, are […]

Twitter- seven deadly sins of marketing communication

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Image: Courtesy of Limebridge This simple communicator has very quickly gained tremendous popularity worldwide. It benefits not only brands, but also sports and music celebrities, politicians and journalists. It even became a key communication tool during many modern revolutions and wars, as it provides users with privacy and allows them to spread their messages anonymously. […]

Real-time marketing

Real Time Marketing

Marketing communication is a fundamental and complex part of a company’s marketing efforts. New technologies provide endless opportunities in terms of personalising the messages and sharing them at the opportune time. One of the hottest trends in this regard is ‘real-time’ marketing. It not only helps to increase your sales but can also build a stronger, […]

Getting Started with Email Marketing

Email Marketing

Email Marketing is thought of as one of the most successful tools when it comes to brand building and converting prospects into customers. It’s not only powerful in reach, but also very cost effective. In the era of unsubscribes and customers being highly attuned to the ways marketing messages are thrown at them from every […]

How to keep visitors on your website for longer

Keep Visitors on Your Website Longer - Umbrella Marketing Team

At times it seems to be tricky to get internet users to visit our websites. Not to mention about trying to encourage them to stay on it for longer and get them to do the desired call to action- be it filling the form, purchasing goods or registering for newsletter. How do we do it […]