The simple strategy. What a beautiful thing!

It seems that the words ‘strategy’ and ‘strategic’ have had a bad wrap over the past few years There are probably a number of reasons for this. I personally think that it was getting over used at one point there where everyone was describing themselves or what they do as ‘strategic’ without even knowing what … Continue reading The simple strategy. What a beautiful thing!

4 reasons why New Years Resolutions don’t work.

On January 2, I googled ‘New Years Resolutions’ and 218 million results showed up. The same google search on January 9 turned up 24 million results. Ok, they’re both numbers that are far too big for my mind to comprehend, but you can see from this that new years resolutions generally disappear pretty quickly. How … Continue reading 4 reasons why New Years Resolutions don’t work.

A final note for the year.

Here at Optune, something we generally try not to do is spend too much time looking to the past. ‘Always forward’ is our motto after all. Yet, as 2018 draws to a close, it would be remiss of us not to sit back and reflect a little on what a fantastic year it has been. … Continue reading A final note for the year.

Relax, unwind… and plan?

The crazy Christmas period is almost over. Can you see the light at the end of the tunnel? Are you yearning for the days post December 25 when you can finally take a step back and exhale? Well, you’re certainly not alone there. When January hits, there’s no better time to soak up some sun … Continue reading Relax, unwind… and plan?

When did you last tell a story?

What are your initial thoughts when you read the following excerpt? “I can still remember the feeling, after getting lost multiple times and then arriving 30 minutes late. With palms sweating and heart beating fast, I finally pulled my car into the dusty makeshift car park. My little city car was almost as much at … Continue reading When did you last tell a story?

A short and simple blog post.

Keep it simple. I love the KISS principle, and the reason I love it so much is also very simple – because  it works. Whether it be in marketing strategy, copywriting, web design, content creation or anything where an individual is communicating to an audience, and hoping to achieve a desired result, keeping things as … Continue reading A short and simple blog post.

So, you’re marketing without a strategy? Oh, you enjoy throwing money away?

For anyone that’s followed my posts over the past few years, it will come as no surprise that I love marketing, and that driving change around attitudes towards marketing being a vital strategic function of a business has long been a passion of mine. This all began in the early days of my marketing career … Continue reading So, you’re marketing without a strategy? Oh, you enjoy throwing money away?