Fasthosts Linkedin Ad

James Hume Fasthosts’ Linkedin Ad Deadline going up in flames? Advert on LinkedIn for the Fasthosts the Internet access and hosting services company. Scroll stopping image of a man with his beard and knitted jumper on fire. Standing out from the much of the same that I see on LinkedIn at least. The format was […]

Ad Spend Diversification

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James Hume Ad Spend Diversification A blog post inspired by the Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram outage Monday 4th October 2021 So when we’re thinking about ad spend it’s too easy to put all the eggs in one basket. To go all-in on Facebook, because it’s working well. To stick to Google Ads because people are […]

How do I choose a paid ad platform?

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The content of this blog was first delivered by James Hume as a live podcast broadcast on Paid Digital, it was EP 2: Picking a paid ad platform. How do I choose a paid ad platform? What things do you need to consider when trying to pick a platform for your paid ads? There’s a […]

That’s great, but what’s your offer

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I have targeting options at my fingertips on Google, LinkedIn, and Facebook that are extremely granular. They can make sure my ad is in front of the right person. Ok, that’s great but what’s your offer?

Martech & Super Jets

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Martech & Super Jets So you have a shiny and expensive bit of tech in your marketing stack. Are you getting the full value from it? I liken marketing technology such as a marketing automation system, be that Marketo, Hubspot, Pardot or others much like air-planes or luxury jets. Now to get the most out […]

Custom Report Requests Can Be Time Eaters

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Custom Report Requests Can Be Time Eaters Marketing managers like you have the opportunity to be surrounded by so many metrics from a range of platforms. The use of these metrics should aim to gain insights that can drive positive action. However, let us stop and think about the requirements and benefits a custom report […]

The story of the email greeting

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The story of the email greeting Marketing emails start with “hey {FirstName},” <line-break> right? Does that capture the attention, draw the reader in, make them hooked to consume more of your electronically delivered envelope. Story telling was the topic of The Marketing Meetup last night in Cambridge, with the start of a story clearly defined […]