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Finding your voice: Social media marketing is all about tone

Finding your voice: Social media marketing is all about tone

WeSwap’s social currency platform matches travellers heading in opposite directions. Here, UK marketing manager Stephanie Meyer-Scott shares the business’ experiences of entering the world of social media marketing

Online reviews: The real-time voice of the customer

Online reviews: Can they be a key driver for growth?

How increasing investment in online reviews unlocks a wealth of opportunities

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While sales floor days are very productive and have the potential to give a satisfying ROI, is it possible to leverage this investment and build on it in the long-term?

Together we brand: how to foster success through strategic partnerships

Strategic partnering: Working together can bring great benefits

Strategic partnerships can be a dream come true for both parties if done well: so how do you ensure you have a deal that works well for everyone?

Why are fashion brands worried about a weak Euro and Chinese tourists?

The relative value of the Chinese and European currencies has seen shoppers flock West to get the most when flashing the cash for fashion: but it is a growing headache for Chinese brands

Harnessing the power of the social search engine to attract talent

Social search: Candidates see Twitter as more than an app to pass the time

Millennial candidates see social platforms such as Twitter as social search engines now: so looking at them in the same way is a great way to connect with them

How to build trust in the Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy is growing: 2015 has seen a stellar surge in growth in Sharing Economy businesses entering the mainstream. Here Benita Matofska, chief sharer behind Compare and Share, shares her opinion on its future growth and what opportunities lie ahead

What’s in a name? The changing language of brands

Brand names: Can they make or break a young business?

Is it still possible to pick a truly inspiring name or are all the best ones now taken? Here are some tips on picking a brand name that can make you stand out

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At the start of the holy month of Ramadan Stephanie Williams explains the things to bear in mind when conducting business with our Muslim friends

Now is the time for true personalised engagement with customers

Happy customer: Could engagement be the biggest key to growth?

Productivity is all over the media as the biggest challenge for UK business: but are people missing a trick by not pinning down their customer engagement?

Put your money where your (word of) mouth is

Can you get your customers and fans of your brand do your marketing for you? It's an appealing prospect and one that has been talked about for a while, but how effective is it?

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