Wednesday, 5th October 2016

The three C’s of Social Media for business

Are you wary of taking the leap of faith with your business and jumping onto Social Media? Don’t fear! It’s not quite as scary as it may seem. The reasons why your company should be on Social Media can be split into the three C’s – Customer, Control, Celebration.

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Tuesday, 6th September 2016

Making sure your picture ‘speaks a thousand words’

There is a well-known saying that ‘a picture speaks a thousand words’. This has always been the case for those of us who work in PR - we can write the best, sparkling piece of editorial copy imaginable, but having the right picture to support a great story can make the difference between getting the front page lead or a few lines several pages into the publication.

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Tuesday, 23rd August 2016

“Fitness and your phone – How social media is getting us moving”

It’s 11am and I’m looking at my step-o-meter. 1,500 steps. By my calculations, unless I go to the gym, or for a walk, I’m not going to reach my daily 10,000 step target. Time for a quick energy snack, a change of clothes and a quick scroll through my Instagram feed to get that inspirational video to really get me in the mood.

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Monday, 1st August 2016

Is your company thinking about wishing Mo Farah good luck in the Olympic Games in Rio? Think again!

Across the country social media managers and marketing professionals are eagerly planning and implementing their summer social media content strategy. But if your company had planned to wish our GB Olympic athletes, such as Mo Farah or Jessica Ennis-Hill, all the best via social media then it might be time for a drastic re-think.

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Wednesday, 2nd March 2016

Strategy and why clients love it when a plan comes together

Strategy is more vital than ever in today’s multimedia marketing landscape. As an integrated marketing agency, we at NC Creative are finding that the whole multimedia marketing mix is factoring ever more into our discussions with new or existing clients.

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Tuesday, 15th December 2015

RIP Google+

Launched to great acclaim in June 2011 Google+ was widely described as Google’s definitive answer to Facebook

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Monday, 19th October 2015

Do's and Dont's on Social Media

You probably know all the ways social media can help you professionally. You can demonstrate your expertise on a topic using Twitter, keep old connections fresh on Facebook, and network your way to a new job using LinkedIn.
But social media can also have a darker side…

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Friday, 25th September 2015

Team Dynamics

Whether it’s a sports club, a business or a family unit, the individual constituent parts of a group clearly directly influence overall team performance.

But what are the key factors that have an impact on team dynamics in the workplace?

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Friday, 18th September 2015

Rugby World Cup 2015

“Wilkinson is now perfectly in range, Jonny Wilkinson… He’s done it!”
Those words still give me Goosebumps. Unbelievably, I was just 7 years old when England dramatically won the 2003 Rugby World Cup, beating Australia in extra time thanks to a Jonny Wilkinson drop goal.

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Thursday, 27th August 2015

Communication breakdown….?

I’m sure I’m not the only person who has noticed the increasing trend with some companies who seem to actively discourage people from ringing them and seem to be afraid that – heaven forbid - they may have to actually speak to a customer.

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