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Base Creative and ICPA collaborate to bring digital marketing advice to UK accounting firms

It’s been months in the making, with plenty of Zoom calls, a members survey, a whitepaper and the preparation of three upcoming webinars. This is the culmination of a Base Creative and the Institute of Certified Practising Accountants (ICPA) digital marketing collaboration. The ICPA and what they do The Institute of Certified Practising Accountants is […]

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Why you should reconsider Pinterest in your social media strategy

When thinking about your social media strategy, do you give Pinterest a thought? Chances are, the answer is no. The most popular social channels like Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn tend to dominate the space, and new social channels like TikTok and Clubhouse are gaining popularity every day. But here’s why you should reconsider the platform […]

Why it’s so important to add captions to your Facebook ads

The other day I was uploading assets to Facebook’s Ad Manager. I had a meeting with the client that afternoon and was doing the final checks. Ad formats, placements, targeting, budget, UTMs, and… one that’s often forgotten – SRT files. To you and me, that means captions. What is an SRT file?  SRT stands for […]

Case study: virtual client tea time

With more of us working from home, some traditional methods of keeping in touch with clients have gone, but not all is lost. There’s plenty you can do, like virtual tours, hosting webinars, sending pre-recorded personalised messages, or, something that we’ve enjoyed, client tea times. Last summer, we launched our client tea times to touch […]

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Learn how to maximise results with short-form video on social media

We all consume vast amounts of short-form video, whether it be through Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter… the list goes on! In this article, we’ll learn how to maximise results with short-form video on social media. Let’s start with understanding what short-form video actually is: What is short-form video? Short-form video is typically less than 2 […]

What’s new in Google Ads?

We’re not even a quarter of the way through 2021 yet, and there are already a couple of significant changes Google has made to Google Ads. If you’re currently running ads for your business, or you’re planning to give them a go, here are the latest Google Ads announcements you need to know. Bye bye […]

The rise of audio-first social media

What is audio-first social media? Audio-first social media is the future. It’s a bold statement but one I believe to be true. When you first think of ‘social media’, chances are you think of endless feeds filled with aesthetic photos and TikTok style videos.  Imagine if you couldn’t see any of that, and instead were […]

Audio First Social

18 common PPC mistakes and how to fix them

Frustrated with the performance of your Google Ads account recently? You’re not alone. At their best, Google Ads have the power to provide a consistent stream of leads for your business, at a much lower cost than other forms of advertising. But, when they’re not set up correctly, they can be a costly exercise with […]

What is Clubhouse? The breakthrough invite-only audio app

Today I want to dive into all things Clubhouse with you. Not heard of it yet? Well, it’s a new audio-first social media app that could be used to help market your business. At this point, you might be thinking, ‘not another social platform to manage!’ But there are definitely some benefits from getting involved […]

What is Clubhouse?

7 steps to an all-star LinkedIn profile

Out of all the social media channels, LinkedIn makes the most sense when it comes to raising the profile of you and your firm. LinkedIn has more than 722 million users worldwide, with 29 million users in the United Kingdom alone. Out of these, 40% visit the platform daily, and these numbers are rising fast. […]

7 LinkedIn Tips