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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.

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

25 Jan 2017

4 Items to Add to Your 2017 Marketing Checklist

The key to any great marketing strategy is to make sure you never get stuck in a rut and constantly review your practices. However, it’s easy to get bogged down in all the new technology and buzzwords! You might be wondering which things you should be focussing on in the upcoming year. Does a groundwork…

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Category: Marketing By: Workhouse Marketing

11 Jan 2017

Workhouse Marketing 2016: A Year in Review

So here we are, another year older and wiser, back from Christmas and ready to see what lies ahead for us in 2017. As always, we don’t stand quite the same as we did this time last year, there’s some new faces, a couple of missing faces and some exciting new projects. We’re not ones…

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Category: The Team By: Workhouse Marketing

01 Dec 2016

Beware of the Trolls: A Guide to Handling Social Media Complaints (and Trolls)

Now, the first thing you need to do is distinguish between a troll and genuine customer complaint. Not all who complain are necessarily trolls and it’s important that each is dealt with differently. Troll1 (noun): A cave dwelling creature with poor hygiene and an ugly appearance. Troll2 (verb): To derive pleasure from posting deliberately offensive…

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Category: Digital, Industry, Social media By: Workhouse Marketing

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