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Standout Marketing Moments in 2015


Standout Marketing Moments in 2015 Looking back at 2015, it quickly becomes clear that a good deal of standout marketing moments are generated virally and through social media. If it’s not a photo of Kim Kardashian breaking the internet (or the new Kim Kardashian emoji’s – Kimoji’s), it’s the dress that divided the world because […]

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A year in review

A review of 2015


Throughout the recession, I frequently had a wry smile when businessmen and women desperately tried to convince others, or even themselves, that everything was rosy and that business was faring well. To quote ‘The King of Real Estate’ from American Beauty, “one must, at all times, project an image of positive professionalism”. Positivity is, of […]

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New Year In Figures


2016 is fast approaching and before the clocks strike midnight we have once again crawled the internet to find some of the more interesting facts and figures about new year celebrations and resolutions from around the world. Which country/city will be the first to enter 2016? Click on our New Year Infographic below and expand […]

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Brands & Christmas – 10 of the Best Christmas Ads


When it comes to Christmas Campaigns, there are thousands of brands who attempt to capitalise on the festive spirit every year but only a few manage to succeed in moving their audience. We’ve looked through hundreds of ads and after careful consideration, decided on our top ten of all time. UNICEF Useless Gifts  Christmas is […]

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Christmas Facts

Christmas Facts – The 12 Facts of Christmas


With Christmas only a few weeks away our thoughts are quickly turning towards the big day, sorting presents and planning journeys home to see family and friends. Christmas is big business in marketing – just look at the John Lewis Christmas ad and the fact that it is released at the beginning of November! But Santa Claus […]

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Is a red cup really that special? – A look at Christmas brand engagement


As Christmas draws closer, most people are familiar with seeing a brand’s marketing efforts become increasingly festive. The holiday season is a chance to capitalise on major events and multiply their momentum with customer’s joy and excitement. Not only do businesses spend millions on producing great Christmas Ads, but many invest heavily into campaigns targeted […]

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Sound…Are You Thinking About It Enough?


On Thursday 5th November, a couple of the account management team here at Chalk & Ward headed up to Bristol to attend the RadioWorks open day. Greeted with tea, coffee and croissants (which went down a treat!) at the Arnolfini centre in Bristol, the event consisted of 3 speakers (with an extra appearance from Downsy […]

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