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According to research by HubSpot, 82% of marketers actively use content marketing.  Since the beginning of time, humans have gravitated towards people who can tell great stories. Content marketing involves a brand using the power of storytelling to build long-term relationships with customers. But in a world where attention is at a premium, how do […]

Through our extensive network of retail leaders and our unrivalled knowledge of the sector, Retail Week Connect helps a broad range of companies target retailers with thought-provoking content marketing. In this blog, we’ve highlighted some examples of great content-marketing campaigns targeting retailers that we’ve developed in the past 12 months and the reasons we liked […]

According to Jim Collins, US researcher, author, speaker and consultant: “Highly visionary companies… do not oppress themselves with what we call the ‘Tyranny of the Or’… the ‘Tyranny of the Or’ pushes people to believe that things must be either A or B, but not both… instead, highly visionary companies liberate themselves with the ‘Genius […]

The rise of the internet and the proliferation of easily accessible online content had – many thought – sounded the death knell for print. There are now so many ways to share your content – from podcasts to videos to online articles – that it sometimes seems like print would be the most time-consuming and […]

Between the trading meetings, sales spikes, dips and that small matter of running a bustling business, a retailer’s free time is highly valued and highly sought. Video content campaigns therefore need to scream value in order to go from nice to have, to must make time for. From slickly thought-out leadership reports, to podcasts, vodcasts […]

Tips for writing content

‘Content is king’ has been an internet buzz-phrase for years since Google’s game-changing Panda algorithm, which favoured articles and writing on web pages. As such, businesses, bloggers and anyone else with a website started churning out any old blogs and features with the sole aim of pushing their pages up the search results where customers […]

From Netflix to BuzzFeed, native advertising pops up everywhere you look today. Enjoying a steady rise in popularity over the past few years, it has become a favoured form of marketing among both companies and consumers. With ad-blockers on the rise, it is clear that internet users aren’t fans of in-your-face adverts. Instead, they would […]