0113 258 2992

20 May 2016 by Adam

YORKSHIRE BORN AND BRAND

YORKSHIRE BORN AND BRAND

Can a brand have an accent? Do companies and organisations have a regional personality? If so, then is this a good thing?

19 March 2016 by Edward

SMALL BUSINESS WEBSITES - SOME OBSERVATIONS

SMALL BUSINESS WEBSITES - SOME OBSERVATIONS

Edward, our marketing placement offers his observations on small business websites.

18 January 2016 by Adam

FIVE COMMON PRINT MARKETING FACTS MYTHBUSTED

FIVE COMMON PRINT MARKETING FACTS MYTHBUSTED

So what are the facts? We find out.

16 November 2015 by Tom

DIFFERENTIATION - ARE YOU STANDING OUT FROM THE CROWD?

DIFFERENTIATION - ARE YOU STANDING OUT FROM THE CROWD?

Global brands become successful through differentiation. Are you standing out from the crowd?

15 August 2015 by Tom

WANT TO DRIVE MORE TRAFFIC TO YOUR WEBSITE

WANT TO DRIVE MORE TRAFFIC TO YOUR WEBSITE

Social Media Today highlights opportunities identified by one of Forbes Top 10 online marketers.

22 July 2015 by Emma

WHO ARE THEY? WHAT ARE THEY DOING? AND WHY DO I NEED TO MEET THEM?

WHO ARE THEY? WHAT ARE THEY DOING? AND WHY DO I NEED TO MEET THEM?

Introducing two ambitious advertising graduates to the OS12 team

22 May 2015 by Tom

5 TIPS ON HOW TO MAKE LINKEDIN WORK FOR YOUR BUSINESS

5 TIPS ON HOW TO MAKE LINKEDIN WORK FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Some ideas for doing more on your LinkedIn pages

25 February 2015 by Edward

HOW MUCH OF A MARKETING TOOL IS SNAPCHAT?

HOW MUCH OF A MARKETING TOOL IS SNAPCHAT?

How can you use Snapchat to promote your business?

20 January 2015 by Edward

THE SOCIAL MEDIA FACTOR

THE SOCIAL MEDIA FACTOR

To publish or not to publish.

21 December 2014 by Outsource12

A HIDDEN GEM FOR XMAS!

A HIDDEN GEM FOR XMAS!

Christmas time is about tradition, although there is always room for new surprises on the festive table.

29 November 2014 by Outsource12

IS THE GROWING INFLUENCE OF AMERICA ALWAYS POSITIVE?

IS THE GROWING INFLUENCE OF AMERICA ALWAYS POSITIVE?

Black Friday. An American tradition we need?

19 October 2014 by Tom

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE DATA

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE DATA

Over the last decade data has transformed the way marketers work.

12 August 2014 by Tom

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A MARKETING STUDENT

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A MARKETING STUDENT

The experience of a business and marketing student says that the relevance to the business world is a key factor in enjoying the experience

19 July 2014 by Gary

LE GRAND RETURN ON INVESTMENT

LE GRAND RETURN ON INVESTMENT

What will the legacy of two incredible days in Yorkshire’s history be?

23 June 2014 by Matthew

OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW...

OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW...

As a business and marketing graduate, I am interested in how marketing has evolved, the different techniques and how these are relevant today

11 June 2014 by Matthew

IS EMAIL MARKETING WORTH USING?

IS EMAIL MARKETING WORTH USING?

Many companies use email marketing these days, but is it really worth it? Do the recipients actually pay attention or do they think of unsolicited emails as a nuisance?

14 May 2014 by Matthew

HOW WILL THE WORLD CUP IMPACT BUSINESSES

HOW WILL THE WORLD CUP IMPACT BUSINESSES

Can the bond between companies and consumers be aided by global events like the world cup.

05 May 2014 by Gary

MARKETING AS A 'CHANGE AGENT'

MARKETING AS A 'CHANGE AGENT'

Creating change and challenging the status quo is an important part of marketing. Doing this is not always easy.

28 April 2014 by Gary

YOUR COMPANY, YOUR BRAND...

YOUR COMPANY, YOUR BRAND...

Paying attention to your brand is not something only large companies should be doing. ‘How do I manage my brand?’ is a question often asked by business owners…

02 April 2014 by Gary

STATISTICS, STATISTICS...WHERE NEXT FOR THE HOUSING MARKET?

STATISTICS, STATISTICS...WHERE NEXT FOR THE HOUSING MARKET?

Where Is The UK Housing Market Going? What Are The Priorities? What Do You Think?

10 March 2014 by Gary

SPARE A THOUGHT FOR THE GOOD OLD-FASHIONED LETTER

SPARE A THOUGHT FOR THE GOOD OLD-FASHIONED LETTER

A letter can be a useful tool to make an introduction and secure further contact either on the telephone or in person, complementing digital communications…

28 February 2014 by Simon

HOW WILL .UK DOMAIN IMPACT YOUR BUSINESS?

HOW WILL .UK DOMAIN IMPACT YOUR BUSINESS?

What is .uk? The .uk domain is straight to the point, it focuses the attention firmly on the website name.It provides a new space for businesses to create their online identity and build their online businesses.

13 February 2014 by Simon

A CHANGING MARKETPLACE?

A CHANGING MARKETPLACE?

The marketplace is undergoing an evolutionary change, the market that was once controlled by the seller is now controlled by the buyer. The customer now has more control over the products or services that they purchase and it it the sellers responsibility to satisfy the customers needs…

27 January 2014 by Simon

SUPER BOWL XLVII

SUPER BOWL  XLVII

The Super Bowl is approaching but it is not just a massive sporting phenomenon, it is also a notable opportunity for big brands to use the event and its audience, to deploy outlandish marketing campaigns.

12 January 2014 by Simon

WHAT DOES THE NEW YEAR HAVE IN STORE?

WHAT DOES THE NEW YEAR HAVE IN STORE?

Take the time to step back and reflect on your marketing before you get back into the your post holiday season routines.

23 December 2013 by Gary

THE PRICE OF XMAS

THE PRICE OF XMAS

Xmas Sale. Following a peaceful Xmas, the calling card of Boxing Day for many a year as hunters seek to pick up bargains during this sales frenzy.

11 December 2013 by Gary

MARKETING, WHAT'S IN A NAME?...

MARKETING, WHAT'S IN A NAME?...

What is marketing? There are so many definitions and perceptions. What’s yours?

29 November 2013 by Adam

MOBILE MARKETING - 8 THINGS TO BEAR IN MIND

MOBILE MARKETING - 8 THINGS TO BEAR IN MIND

Is your business ready for mobile marketing?

12 November 2013 by Adam

FOOD FOR THOUGHT FOR MARKETING INVESTMENT

FOOD FOR THOUGHT FOR MARKETING INVESTMENT

In a recently published business consultancy report, former small business owners were asked about what they thought were the biggest areas of their business that they failed to invest in…

25 October 2013 by Adam

OS12 QUICK ONLINE AND WEB TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

OS12 QUICK ONLINE AND WEB TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Surprisingly nearly 27% of small business still don’t have any online or web presence at all.

11 October 2013 by Adam

CUSTOMERS DESERVE THE RIGHT FOCUS

CUSTOMERS DESERVE THE RIGHT FOCUS

With the increasing importance placed on customer service what are your thoughts on getting the right focus?

23 September 2013 by Gary

10 QUESTIONS FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO TAKE THAT FIRST STEP ONTO THE SOCIAL MEDIA LADDER

10 QUESTIONS FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO TAKE THAT FIRST STEP ONTO THE SOCIAL MEDIA LADDER

Growth in the number of socially active SME’s is expected to continue over the next two years, although there are still many in this group who have yet to ‘kick start’ any social media programme.

04 September 2013 by Gary

BUYING FEELINGS OR FACTS?

BUYING FEELINGS OR FACTS?

Which is the most important driver for your customers or consumers when making purchasing decisions? Feelings or facts? Do you know?

29 August 2013 by Gary

A SUMMER OF OPPORTUNITY FOR RED WINE

A SUMMER OF OPPORTUNITY FOR RED WINE

More than usual, this summer customers have been snapping up food and drink for barbecues. Promoting wines that could otherwise be ignored has been an opportunity for retailers.

06 August 2013 by Adam

BATTLE OF THE LIVING ROOM

BATTLE OF THE LIVING ROOM

Are you a ‘MEDIA MESHER’?

29 July 2013 by Gary

HOW PERSONAL CAN BRANDS BE?

HOW PERSONAL CAN BRANDS BE?

Do people talk about brands like friends?

04 July 2013 by Gary

IS THE UK PROPERTY MARKET ON THE UP?

IS THE UK PROPERTY MARKET ON THE UP?

Many people are now talking up the general outlook for the UK property market. Today, the Halifax latest house price index showed that house prices were up 3.7% year-on-year, the biggest increase since 2010.

10 June 2013 by Gary

IMPROVING WEBSITES FOR ELDERLY USERS

IMPROVING WEBSITES FOR ELDERLY USERS

The numbers of users within the 65+ age group is growing most rapidly, as an ever larger percentage of elderly folk go online.

01 June 2013 by Adam

MARKETING FINANCIAL SERVICES - NOT JUST A NUMBERS GAME

MARKETING FINANCIAL SERVICES - NOT JUST A NUMBERS GAME

Knowing how to effectively allocate limited resources and knowing how to successfully promote your financial services to your prospective and existing customers certainly needs professional and creative know-how.

23 May 2013 by Gary

ARE YOU MOBILE FRIENDLY?

ARE YOU MOBILE FRIENDLY?

With a growing trend showing that mobile will shortly overtake fixed internet access, is your business planning to take that next step and become mobile friendly?

06 May 2013 by Gary

IS REVIEWING YOUR MARKETING ACTIVITY DIFFICULT?

IS REVIEWING YOUR MARKETING ACTIVITY DIFFICULT?

Some will say ‘it isn’t difficult’. The organisation has a systematic way of evaluating its own marketing effectiveness.

26 April 2013 by Adam

TO DEVELOP AN ONLINE BRAND...
...TAKES TIME

TO DEVELOP AN ONLINE BRAND...<br>...TAKES TIME

Bold, impressive and undeniably unique…

17 April 2013 by Adam

BOUTIQUE CATERING,
BOUTIQUE BRAND DEVELOPMENT

BOUTIQUE CATERING, <br>BOUTIQUE BRAND DEVELOPMENT

Exquisite, discerning, up-market, bespoke, are just some of the superlatives often used to describe premium brand values…

16 April 2013 by Gary

WHAT IS OUTSOURCE MARKETING?

WHAT IS OUTSOURCE MARKETING?

Outsource marketing can provide different things for different people. Underpinning the concept however is assuming responsibility for the job in hand…

15 April 2013 by OUTSOURCE12

FREELANCER? WHY NOT SPEAK TO US?

FREELANCER? WHY NOT SPEAK TO US?

If you are a creative designer with experience in online, offline or both then why not talk to us.

15 April 2013 by Gary

NEW WEBSITE NOW LIVE!

NEW WEBSITE NOW LIVE!

Finally live. Still tweaks to be done. Any feedback most welcome?

25 March 2013 by OUTSOURCE12

ALMOST READY TO MOVE INTO THE NEW OFFICE THIS WEEK...

ALMOST READY TO MOVE INTO THE NEW OFFICE THIS WEEK...

It may be getting a bit closer, but we are now in the new office. A lick of paint on the walls and all looking good. Trying to finish off the new website too!

LATEST BLOGS
20 May 2016

Can a brand have an accent? Do companies and organisations have a regional personality? If so, then is this a good thing?

19 March 2016

Edward, our marketing placement offers his observations on small business websites.

18 January 2016

So what are the facts? We find out.

16 November 2015

Global brands become successful through differentiation. Are you standing out from the crowd?

15 August 2015

Social Media Today highlights opportunities identified by one of Forbes Top 10 online marketers.