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What are the new digital marketing trends for 2019? What new tech is crucial for your company to understand in the year ahead?
Creative Marketing Services were at The Future of TV Advertising Forum this week sharing insights and absorbing the latest research into TV advertising effectiveness.
Creative Marketing Services is part of All in. Leeds. And we are so delighted that channel for has chosen Leeds as their city to set up their new HQ’s.
Creative Marketing Services MD Andrew Batty was one of the ten 'board members' invited to the inaugural Institute of Directors Mastermind event that the IoD launched in Leeds last night.
If you’re not using video yet for your content marketing, then you’re failing to take advantage of one of the most powerful online tools currently available for businesses.
In recent years there’s been a definite shift in the way we all use the internet. It’s gone from primarily laptop and desktop browsing to mainly browsing using our smartphones.
Creative Marketing Services has further strengthened its award-winning digital team with the appointment of Davis Tarvans as Digital Marketing Consultant.
When it comes to building an e-commerce brand, digital marketing is not an optional extra: it’s absolutely crucial.
If you’re new to digital marketing then let us welcome you to this wonderful world!
For the last couple of weeks rainbow phone booths, road crossings, flags and colourful building walls have been popping up all over Leeds City Centre and the surrounding area in preparation for one of the most inclusive and colourful events that take place in the heart of Leeds – Leeds Pride!
You can’t just ignore SEO because if you do, you’ll fall behind the competition. It might seem like a slightly unknown world, but it’s really not so bad once you get to understand it….
Yorkshire Day is upon us once again, a time to celebrate all things great about the county – although, for some, every day is Yorkshire day.
Creative Marketing Services have joined a network of like-minded organisations promoting the regional economy as part of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme.
Today is the day we celebrate emojis, as it’s the international emoji day. They are everywhere, our obsession with them started with mobile phones whilst sending and receiving text messages.
Google is re-branding its advertising products on the 24th of July. The organisation which is the accepted market leader search engine, is changing the way its advertising products are named, described and branded.
Visual content is becoming more powerful than ever on social media. As the use of phones and tablets has grown, so has our urge to share our lives through images and videos. We have always been told to put our best selves out there, because once its out there it stays out there. Well at least until now, with the rise of new ways to share content with a 24-hour lifespan that encourages sharing in a more authentic way.
We were invited to be part of a select group of Yorkshire businesses and public figures invited to the Consulate of Pakistan’s Garden Party this week by the Consul General Ahmed Amjad Ali.
The search algorithms of Google have gone through plenty of changes this year, from the rumoured update on the 20th of February to the first Mobile-First index roll-outs. For Summer, Google has confirmed an update which could affect your site.
CMS has expanded its digital team with the appointment of Owen Liddell as Digital Operations Manager and Reece Vardy as Web Developer.
CMS is an established heavyweight in Yorkshire’s marketing scene, but the agency has become considerably lighter in body weight following some spectacular success in a collective slimming programme.
Are we the greenest marketing agency in Leeds?
As for any business, education and progression are key, especially in the rapidly ever-changing digital world. And this year for us at CMS we are driving our digital side of work at full force! This year we are aiming to push the SEO side of our work much further to provide our clients the fullest experience to develop their site’s online visibility.
At Creative Marketing Services we’re proud of the strong links we have with universities in general and Leeds trinity in particular. In fact, we’ve been taking -and hiring -students from Leeds Trinity for thirty years.
With GDPR putting pressure on databases, content marketing is the sure safe area to boost your reach.
There are two popular ways to set a marketing budget. One by percentage of turnover, the other by the likely cost of the task in hand.
Grants are available from mid-April to develop or improve your website through Creative Marketing Services.
A marketing agency only lasts 36 years by having lots of long-standing clients. Clients stay because the work works.
This is one of our ducks. Let’s call him Horace. Each year Horace comes back to the Creative Marketing Services duckpond (we’re based in a large old farmhouse close to J46 M1 at Leeds).
Those employers who have the most success attracting and retaining great people get several factors right. Let us share some with you.
We’re expanding our young award-winning digital team following a number of new account gains so we have a variety of opportunities for talented experienced digital team players and graduates.
Rachel has been shortlisted for an award at The Running Awards for her running blog – Rachel made the Top 12 in the UK. The Awards take place 19 April, at Indigo at The O2 in London.
Nike released “Nothing Beats A Londoner” just a couple of weeks ago and they have again shown that they are continuously creating inspiration global advertising campaigns for all to enjoy.
Belgian multinational Bekaert is one of four new clients this January for Creative Marketing Services
The CMS team has been busy working on a major internal comms initiative being unveiled to UK staff. Yesterday saw the launch of Bekaert's, BeCare UK, Health and Safety event.
CMS Marketing Director, Andrew Batty, was a guest speaker at a seminar on Employer Branding for HR Business Leaders in Leeds on September 7th.
We’re already half way through May and 2017 has been an exciting time so far at CMS.
Creative Marketing Services are at the Charity Buying Group’s Annual Conference and Exhibition today at City Hall, London addressing charity marketing issues for a wide range of charities.
Leeds Trinity University is fifty years old since it began life at Trinity College and All Saints College in 1966. To mark the occasion, friends over those years were invited to afternoon tea on the terrace of the Houses of Parliament on October 12th including our MD Andy Batty.
The New Day, Trinity Mirror’s new print newspaper, released its first edition this week on the 29th February.
With the Superbowl 50 fast approaching on Sunday 7th February, brands have been leaking teasers of the big money advertisements they have been preparing for months.
An injection of £242 million will see the Homebase brand transform in to Bunnings, aiming to gain a foothold once again in the DIY market.
Earlier in the year we saw Google update their typeface on their world renowned logo and it seems that other nationwide brands have decided to follow suit and jump on the new logo design bandwagon too.
Since the launch of the Facebook ‘like’ button in 2009, many users of the social networking site have demanded a ‘dislike’ button, and in September this year, speculation occurred that these demands may finally be met.
For many people, the John Lewis Christmas advert is as much a symbol of Christmas as stockings and Santa Claus himself.
So Google has changed it’s logo again. It’s not the first time and it probably won’t be the last, but the question we find ourselves asking is, why?
We’re hiring in Leeds. If you know html css and javascipt and can code websites, banners and emails we’ve got a career waiting for you.
CMS have been commissioned to provide key marketing services for the latest prestigious development to be launched by award-winning Kendal-based house-builder, Oakmere Homes.
Digital marketing tools are forever growing and the goal posts are a moving target in such a fast paced environment. This is why it is important to stay on top of the game and take advantage of the trends of the moment.
Today, yes on St Patricks Day, CMS Advertising is celebrating its 33rd birthday!
Here’s the TV advertising campaign that we produced for network transmission
If you’re looking to arrange a company team building event, we’ve got the perfect place for a fun, activity packed day that will get your whole team involved in the great outdoors right in the heart of Yorkshire.
It was as much a surprise to him as it was to the rest of us but our MD, Andy Batty has been nominated and shortlisted for ‘Sexy male networker’ in the upcoming City of Leeds Business Awards organised by Downtown in Business.
At Creative Marketing Services we’re proud of the fact that we’re one of the small number of marketing agencies to be accredited under the government Growth Vouchers scheme.
Our client Adjustamatic, a leading name in adjustable beds and riser recliners in the UK, asked us to refresh their exhibition stands for the Ideal Home Show in Earl’s Court, London