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Winning Ways

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As an agency we proactively look for opportunities to showcase clients in new ways. So we are delighted that long term fit-out client Brown & Carroll, were recently crowned a Top 100 Apprentice Employer in the prestigious National Apprenticeship Service awards. Read More

Sliding doors

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Small details can have much larger ramifications, as the film Sliding Doors once depicted. Local made-to-measure sliding wardrobe company, Cosmos Bedrooms knows this only too well, but needed to get the message across, in a fit for purpose new website. Read More

Marketing Agencies - more affordable than you may think!

Marketing agencies: Probably more affordable than you think!

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There’s a problem with the term ‘ marketing agency ‘ – it sounds expensive! Too often, we assume agencies are simply the privilege of high-end firms with unlimited budgets, passing the option by without a second glance.

But here’s a question: have you actually ever researched how much a marketing agency costs?

Now, in an ideal world, we’d all have infinite funds for marketing, knowing we could spend endlessly yet still have some new strategy to try. However, as far as we’re aware, no business is quite this lucky (and if they are, we want to know their secret!).   Read More

The Power of Branding

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We hear a lot of talk about ‘the power of branding’. You might even start thinking about your favourite brands when you hear that term, from global players to companies a little closer to home.

But is branding important to your business? The simple answer is, “It should be.” Read More

And the winner is…

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You? Or your biggest competitor?

It’s really gutting, isn’t it, when you put in all that time and hard work to win a big project or an important order – only to lose out at the last moment.

Sometimes the winning margin can be so small. It might simply be down to how you present your business, or the way potential customers see you.

It doesn’t have to be like that. We’ve helped businesses like yours to change the way they’re seen. A vehicle salvage company is now winning new contracts through a more professional look. A 50 year old construction business is turning solid new business enquiries into orders.

If you’d like some of that, give us a call. We’ll listen. We’ll ask some hard questions. We’ll help with your strategic thinking or marketing plan. We’ll bring you fresh ideas – whether it’s for website design, print, presentations, or e-shots like this one.

Get in touch on 01702 343203. We can help you win.

Don’t Be An Avocado: 5 Reasons It Pays to Pay for Marketing

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Businesses are costly things. It’s understandable that after putting your life’s savings, a lot of sweat and maybe a few tears into your new venture, you might be tempted to scrimp on the marketing and design, or put it on the ‘List Of Things To Do When We’re A Bit More Established.’ At Garda, we understand that for smaller companies, the idea of shelling out for a marketing agency can seem daunting; an unnecessary overhead that could be better spent elsewhere. Read More

Why we can all learn something from the Black Farmer

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Why we can all learn something from the Black Farmer

A few weeks ago, I was checking stuff out on my phone during a TV ad break, like we all do. Suddenly, something made me stop scrolling and give my undivided attention to the TV. I was intrigued by what I was seeing and hearing. Although not immediately apparent, I was watching the first TV screening of an advert for gluten free, RSPCA Assured sausages, from independent producer The Black Farmer.

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