Why you don’t need a digital strategy, but you need an HR strategy

What’s the point in having a different strategy for your digital world than the rest of it? Does your brand offer different products and services online than off? Are your consumers split into those that only go to stores and those locked in their basements on a laptop? It doesn’t make sense – yet we…… Continue reading Why you don’t need a digital strategy, but you need an HR strategy

A new vision for CRM

Direct marketing, email newsletters and CRM seem like tactics from a bygone age in today‚Äôs communication world; but within brands and marketing departments the arguments still rage as to whether an organisation needs to build its own customer database and harness its audience, or whether the major online ecosystems of Google, Facebook and Apple now…… Continue reading A new vision for CRM

My Job is about Change – Agitating & Activating

Depending on who I’m talking to, I find it very hard to describe what I do – a lot of the time I talk about ‘digital strategy’ but I know that if I find it difficult to explain, that probably means that others find it even harder to understand – it’s a logical conclusion. What…… Continue reading My Job is about Change – Agitating & Activating

Youth are the target

If our business is all about making change happen, then this excellent film from Brazilian research group BOX 1824 is a must watch – showing us how the youth in society are, and have always been the catalyst to big changes. So maybe when we launch new products and write new copy we should first…… Continue reading Youth are the target

Becoming a SIF is a communications opportunity

As my personal situation takes me on the route to becoming a SIF, not a Structural Integrity Field (for the Star Trek fans) but a single income family, it strikes me how much of a communications opportunity this is, and how little work is really done, either on turning these sort of challenges into comms…… Continue reading Becoming a SIF is a communications opportunity