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Revive: 2016 in Review

Annndddd that’s a wrap!   As 2016 slowly pants to a close we’ve been thinking about 2016 and everything that we’ve accomplished at Revive. It’s certainly been a year of ups and downs; and while...

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Ya-Who? The Rise and Fall of a Web Titan

I know what you’re thinking, Yahoo? Ya-who?? For those that don’t remember, Yahoo Inc. is an American multinational technology company, which during the 90s and early 2000s dominated the web as a leader in email,...

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Google AdWords in January

Since Google announced that normal text ads will soon be disappearing, we’ve been waiting with bated breath (and furiously rewriting our client’s ads). The original switchover was scheduled for October 26th and has since been...

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Harness the Christmas Buzz for a Truly Special New Year

“All I want for Christmas is record sales” – said every B2C business owner ever. I don’t need to lecture you on the benefits of Christmas, I do, however, need to lecture you on fully...

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Ensure Your B2C Business Maximises Black Friday

Two of the biggest shopping days of the year are on the horizon, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Despite my resentment that Britain has adopted yet another Americanism for the sake of commercialisation, I can’t...

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The Christmas Advertising Battle has Begun

It’s that time of year again; tis the season to be jolly, tis the season to be merry, tis also the season to be vigorously and unashamedly advertised to. It’s the time of year that...

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Trump: The Power of Personality

Was it the hair? The misogyny? The xenophobic, racist or homophobic ideals of Trump that caused the American public to vote in their droves on November 8th? Honestly, as a left-wing humanist (or hippy as...

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What’s Your Favourite Illustration?

Last month, to celebrate the 45th anniversary of MR. MEN and LITTLE MISS, Royal Mail released limited edition souvenir stamps. And it got us talking about iconic illustrations that we’ve come to know and love....

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Marketing: Be Loud, Be Proud or Get Lost

I think it’s fair to surmise that it’s never been harder for advertisers to obtain and retain consumer attention. We’re living in a time of fetishized connectivity, where digital devices are an extension of our...

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Rossi: Check Out Our Latest Scoop!

If you live in Essex, then you’ll know of Rossi’s Ice Cream - aka one of the few famous things us Essex lot are proud of. Since I consider myself an ice cream connoisseur and...

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Could Your Marketing Benefit from a Monster Energy Drink?

Could your company benefit from a rabid audience that exhibits unwavering customer loyalty? Then your business could definitely benefit from a Monster Energy drink– well, their marketing strategy at least. When it comes to conceptualising...

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3 Unpublicised Reasons Why Your Business Needs Social Media

Did you know that over 67% of consumers now head to social media for customer service? If your business isn’t online, it needs to be; it’s as simple as that. The world isn’t going digital,...

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Why it’s Vital to Contextualise Your Logo

The dictionary definition of a logo is ‘symbol, sign or emblem’; but any business owner, marketer, advertiser, designer, creative, artist (the list really does go on) knows that a logo is so much more. Your logo...

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3 Misconceptions About Marketing to Millennials

‘Millennials’ - the advertising buzzword, creating a never-ending head-scratch for marketers across the globe. Millennials, millennials, millennials – how can we market to this lucrative generation? Wait, first of all, who are millennials and why...

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Apple: iPhone 7 and Customer Care

So it’s that time of year again, the time every tech-head is eagerly awaiting. Yup, that’s right, Apple’s annual San Francisco event where the newest must-have technology is announced. Okay, so it’s not the most...

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Peak Video: The Golden Age of Podcasts

2015 was the year video came to life. Did you think video was only cats and babies on YouTube? Think again. Up until 2015 video was an untapped channel of content waiting to be shaped...

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Duo: Google’s FaceTime Killer

Damn Google, back at it again releasing duplicate software. It all started with Skype in 2003, when the slow-death of dial up was enough to prevent anyone from using internet dependent products. Despite patchy connections,...

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Pokémon Go: An Effective Marketing Tool

Pokémon Go has captured the world by augmented reality storm. In its first week it became the most popular game of all time, surpassing app giants such as Facebook, Tinder and Twitter. In fact, Pokémon...

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Dear Joe Bloggs

How many of the regular spam emails, which grace your inbox on a daily basis, open or close with a personalised message? Gone are the days of ‘Dear Customer’, now fervently in its place email...

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Rebrand: 5 Reasons Why Your Company Needs One

First off, what is a rebranding? Simply put, a rebrand is when a company, business or organisation changes a significant element of their identity – be that their logo, name, colour scheme or even a...

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Logo Design – What is it worth?

Ask any designer what they think about sites such as fiverr.com regarding their logo design and I can almost guarantee that you will get the same disgruntled look that I’m wearing just thinking about them....

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Black Friday weirdness

You may have heard of the ‘party game for horrible people’, Cards Against Humanity, a popular card game bound to cause much awkwardness over the Christmas family cheese & biscuits board. As retailers once again...

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4 ways remarketing can boost your business

There’s no getting away from it. Re-marketing is everywhere we look. How many times have you been reading your Facebook news feed and an ad pops up from a website you were viewing just hours...

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How Entrepreneurs Get Ahead: Part 2

In the last post, I posed a question: How can you understand and predict the future success of specific innovative ideas? Well, as any business leaders and entrepreneur knows, getting people on-side with new ideas can be...

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