Insights

At Workhouse, we love a good chinwag, and it’s here that we put that to good use! Knowledge is power and we don’t mind sharing ours, which is why you’ll find the latest intelligence, opinions and news from the marketing and creative industries right here.

04 Sep 2017

User Experience Rules for Online Advertisements and Pop-Ups in Web Design

We’ve all experienced it (excuse the pun). You click a link eager to devour the juicy content that’s been promised on the other side. Your mouse cursor hovers over the play button expectantly and then BANG, you have to look at an annoying advertisement first. ‘Sign up to our mailing list’, ‘buy this’, ‘click here’,…

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Category: Website Design By: Workhouse Marketing

10 Jul 2017

5 Reasons Quality SEO Copywriting is Essential to Your Website

You type a search query into Google or any of the other search engines and look through the options it fires back. Your business isn’t there. Your competitors are, but you’re not. You keep clicking through the pages and finally find your business on page 3, 4, 5 or even worse. It’s actually irrelevant which…

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Category: Digital, Marketing By: Workhouse Marketing

04 Jul 2017

Facebook Ads – Do you just click the ‘Boost post’ button? Here’s why you shouldn’t!

If you have a Facebook page for your business you may well have realised the huge potential of running Facebook ads. However, if you’re one of the many businesses that simply press the ‘Boost post’ button that shows up on each of your posts I have some bad news for you… You have more than…

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Category: Social media By: Workhouse Marketing

16 May 2017

Workhouse Marketing debuts at the Prolific North Awards

Sometimes it’s good to blow your own trumpet, and after a great 2017 so far at Workhouse, we decided it was time to pucker up and blast out a tune for ourselves. Firstly, our win at the Red Rose Awards for ‘Creative Agency of the Year’ was fantastic and put the entire team in good…

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Category: Awards, The Team By: Workhouse Marketing

15 May 2017

3 SEO Friendly Strategies for Building Links

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is a complicated business that takes a lot of skill and know how (and we must admit, sometimes a bit of dumb luck). SEO practices can be split into two categories: on-page and off-page. On-page strategies refer to anything you might do to make a web page more attractive to a…

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Category: Industry, Marketing By: Workhouse Marketing

26 Apr 2017

Mark Camp Appointed Director of Operations

After a whirlwind year that's seen us win awards and new clients, as well as facing and overcoming challenges we're delighted to have even more good news. Mark Camp has agreed to rejoin the business in a permanent capacity as our new Director of Operations. Having worked with us in a variety of roles over the last…

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Category: The Team By: Workhouse Marketing

30 Mar 2017

Better dust off the tux again, we’re off to The Prolific North Awards ‘17!

The awards season has already been very kind to Workhouse, and after taking home the prize for ‘Creative Agency of the Year’ at the Red Rose Awards, it would appear we’re not quite finished yet! We were delighted to find out that we have also been shortlisted for the ‘Large Integrated Agency’ award at this…

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Category: Awards By: Workhouse Marketing

10 Mar 2017

‘Creative Agency of the Year’ has a nice ring to it…

What a night! It was undoubtedly a very strong category with talented nominees throughout, but when the moment came it was Workhouse Marketing that was called out over the microphone - 'Creative Agency of the Year'. Of course, it's not all about winning awards, but as an agency that puts creativity before all else (it even…

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Category: Awards By: Workhouse Marketing

08 Feb 2017

Workhouse in the Running for the ‘Creative Agency Award’ – Red Rose Awards ‘17

It’s always nice to receive some recognition, which is why we were delighted to find out that we had been named as finalists for ‘Creative Agency of the Year’ at the Red Rose Awards ‘17. It’s the first time we have entered the awards for a number of years so it really brightened up an…

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Category: Awards By: Workhouse Marketing

25 Jan 2017

No Ifs or Buts… It’s Time to Secure Your Website

The vast majority of our posts exist to offer friendly advice, take it or leave it type stuff for the most part. However, the information in this particular post we want to resonate a bit stronger as it could be critical to your website. Starting this month Google will start to show warnings on unencrypted websites…

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Category: Website Design By: Workhouse Marketing

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