2017:

What's your story?

01 Dec

Instagram, Instagram business account, love, social media

Why is Instagram good for business?

Ask Silver Bullet December 2017 In a time where Social Media rules the world, any relevant account that can contribute to raising t...

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22 Nov

Newcastle Christmas market, christmas market Newcastle, christmas markets

5 festive fun activities in Newcastle this Christmas!

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, with every Christmas card I write. Unfortunately, we can’t control the weather so instead I’ve put tog...

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06 Nov

graphic design, design

When considering business marketing, why is graphic design important?

Ask Silver Bullet November 2017 Successfully marketing any business service or product necessitates the creation of the right look t...

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30 Oct

DONG Rebrand Ticks All The Boxes For Green Energy

DONG Rebrand Ticks All The Boxes For Green Energy

Our client, Matthew Doyle, Commercial Director of NE England-based Wescott Coatings explains how the rebrand of the Danish former Offshor...

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20 Oct

Tough Times in the Patch

Tough Times in the Patch - Part II

Back in September 2015, I wrote an article for a well known Offshore magazine and web site entitled “Tough times in the patch” – a refere...

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05 Oct

social media strategy

What is important when figuring out how to create a Social Media Strategy?

Ask Silver Bullet October 2017 When figuring out how to create a social media strategy there are many elements which need to be co...

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02 Oct

Competition Time at Wynyard C of E Primary School

Competition Time at Wynyard C of E Primary School

County Durham-based developer, Dere Street Homes, has involved the local children attending Wynyard Primary C of E School to enter a co...

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01 Sep

Is it important to hire a professional photographer when promoting your business?

Is it important to hire a professional photographer when promoting your business?

Ask Silver Bullet: September 2017 Well, the simple answer must be yes! Photography used to present your organisation’s products or...

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30 Aug

New Account Executive for Silver Bullet

New Account Executive for Silver Bullet

Silver Bullet Marketing has appointed Jennifer Macdonald as Account Executive.  A Media, Culture and Society graduate from Northu...

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01 Aug

Just how do I get my company’s website onto Page 1 of Google results?

Just how do I get my company’s website onto Page 1 of Google results?

Ask Silver Bullet: August 2017 The short answer here is invest in SEO, or Search Engine Optimisation, which is the process of improv...

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17 Jul

Offshore Wind Heralds Tyne Revival

Offshore Wind Heralds Tyne Revival

Our client, Matthew Doyle, Managing Director of NE England-based Wescott Coatings explains how the latest developments in Tyneside’s form...

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03 Jul

I was interested in your comment in the June Ask SB on linking social media and email marketing - how can this be done?

I was interested in your comment in the June Ask SB on linking social media and email marketing - how can this be done?

Ask Silver Bullet: July 2017  If clients, potential clients and readers of Northern Insight leave with just marketing tip, I ...

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06 Jun

Is Social Media More Cost-Effective than Email Marketing?

Is Social Media More Cost-Effective than Email Marketing?

Ask Silver Bullet: June 2017 The phenomenal growth of social media and claims made by advocates as to its effectiveness often leav...

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05 May

My company advertises regularly and uses Direct Mail extensively but after some initial early success we’re now seeing very little returns?

My company advertises regularly and uses Direct Mail extensively but after some initial early success we’re now seeing very little returns?

Ask Silver Bullet: May 2017 There may be no single sector where the old adage of ‘what worked yesterday won’t necessarily work tod...

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06 Apr

Sales Success for Dere Street Homes

Sales Success for Dere Street Homes

You can’t hang around if you want to buy a new home from one of our oldest clients, County Durham-based developers, Dere Street Homes as ...

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05 Apr

Does the growth of digital marketing mean Direct Mail is dead?

Does the growth of digital marketing mean Direct Mail is dead?

Ask Silver Bullet: April 2017 While Mark Twain was in London in 1897, a rumour began in America that he was gravely ill with one Ame...

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03 Mar

What’s the best way to capitalise on the new contacts we make at events and exhibitions?

What’s the best way to capitalise on the new contacts we make at events and exhibitions?

Ask Silver Bullet: March 2017 New business is the very lifeblood of most organisations so Business Development is a vital role for...

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06 Feb

Is the dross and nonsense of St Valentine’s Day the ultimate in marketing hype?

Is the dross and nonsense of St Valentine’s Day the ultimate in marketing hype?

Ask Silver Bullet: February 2017 I can hazard a guess you’re not of the romantic ilk here so starting from that premise, maybe we sh...

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01 Feb

So What are Suction Buckets?

So What are Suction Buckets?

This morning’s news that the Smulders Group has won the contract to assemble suction bucket foundations for Vattenfall’s European Offshor...

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31 Jan

Public Infrastructure Investment Pays Dividends

Public Infrastructure Investment Pays Dividends

For those that doubt the benefits of pubic investment in infrastructure, the latest figures released by the Scottish Borders Council this...

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04 Jan

I keep reading references to Content Marketing – what exactly is this?

I keep reading references to Content Marketing – what exactly is this?

Ask Silver Bullet: January 2017 In essence, Content Marketing is the creation and distribution of valuable and high quality c...

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