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.

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

07 Feb 2017

Temporary Vacancy – Freelance Creative Artworker (No Agencies Please)

Location: Ribchester, Lancashire (Near Preston) An opportunity has arisen at Workhouse for a freelance creative artworker to cover in our busy studio. We require an experienced designer/artworker to work within our creative team, initially for 2-4 weeks (starting 14th Feb), but with the possibility of more work in the near future and an ongoing professional…

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Category: Vacancies 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: Web 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: Just for Fun, 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

25 Nov 2016

Workhouse Named As Top Integrated Agency in Lancashire

A recent ranking of integrated agencies in The North of England placed Workhouse Marketing in the highest position of any Lancashire-based agency. The study, conducted by Prolific North that lists the ‘Top 50 Integrated Agencies’ was released on Wednesday (23rd November) and we were thrilled to find ourselves in 25th place across the whole of The…

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Category: Awards By: Workhouse Marketing

23 Nov 2016

6 Signs Your Website is Due an Upgrade

Websites are little bit like cars, they don’t last forever and without constant maintenance and care they can quickly turn into “a banger”. This doesn’t necessarily mean you need to commission a brand new website (but it might do), sometimes a website just needs a bit of TLC. At Workhouse we are often tasked with…

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Category: Digital, Web design By: Workhouse Marketing

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