2018:

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29 Nov

Ask SB Road to Market

What is meant by ‘Making the Road to Purchase easier for our customers’?

The ‘Road To Purchase’ is essentially the management of a customer’s journey towards a specific product or service. Unfortunately, like...

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30 Oct

4 Ways To Help Your Business Deal With 'The Curse Of The Phantom Win'

4 Ways To Help Your Business Deal With 'The Curse Of The Phantom Win'

Have you ever gone through the pitching process, won but then been met with an eerie silence? This is called the phantom win. It’s...

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03 Oct

JDDK Director Elected as RIBA Vice-President

JDDK Director Elected as RIBA Vice-President

Nicky Watson, Director of Newcastle-based JDDK Architects, has been elected as RIBA Vice President for Education. Originally from Ke...

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01 Oct

Should I follow my impulse or data in marketing?

Should I follow my impulse or data in marketing?

Ask Silver Bullet - October 2018: Should I follow my impulse or data in marketing? I knew an in-house Marketing Manager who said she h...

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10 Sep

Wescott Appoint Sales & Proposals Manager

Wescott Appoint Sales & Proposals Manager

Jarrow-based Wescott Industrial Services have appointed Lee Bullock as Sales and Proposals Manager. Lee, who has returned to his nat...

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06 Sep

What are the advantages of outsourcing my marketing compared to employing in-house?

What are the advantages of outsourcing my marketing compared to employing in-house?

Ask Silver Bullet September 2018: What are the advantages of outsourcing my marketing compared to employing in-house? I think we wer...

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16 Aug

Silver Bullet are Hiring: We are looking for a Superstar

Silver Bullet are Hiring: We are looking for a Superstar

Silver Bullet is a full service agency established in 1999 and trading from our own premises in the Ouseburn Valley. We haven’t recr...

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02 Aug

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What is meant by ‘brand dilution’?

Ask Silver Bullet - August 2018 Brand dilution occurs when a brand is overused through extending into other markets, price-cutting or ...

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19 Jul

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Gillie & Blair Recruit for Growth

GT Gillie & Blair Ltd, one of the North East’s longest established and most respected shipping companies is recruiting further staf...

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18 Jul

McGarry & Co Solicitors

New Solicitor Boosts McGarry Team

Louise Gudgin has joined expanding North Yorkshire and Cumbria legal practice, McGarry and Co, as an additional full time solicitor bas...

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11 Jul

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Are ‘Quick Wins’ more effective than a longer planned campaign when marketing?

Ask Silver Bullet July 2018 With ever increasing pressure on marketing managers and agencies to deliver rapid results with restricted...

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12 Jun

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Creative Burst

Inject some serious professional creativity into your next project with our Creative Burst offer. Our design team are offering a fre...

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06 Jun

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What is added value in business?

Ask Silver Bullet May 2018 The concept of added value is, from a purchaser’s point of view, how to acquire more products or services ...

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29 May

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A quick guide to the outstanding Ouseburn Valley

Newcastle’s Ouseburn Valley is not a very big area in the city, yet is packed with some fun, quirky and unique places which would be diff...

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28 May

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Modern life is leading to film remakes

Over time, film cultures have changed due to the advancement of technology and sheer volume of blockbusters. Film remakes are becoming po...

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24 May

ievo Release Biometric Fingerprint Readers as BIM Objects

ievo Release Biometric Fingerprint Readers as BIM Objects

ievo Ltd, the Newcastle-based manufacturer of biometric authentication technology, have worked with NBS to produce a comprehensive rang...

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16 May

Bilfinger Tebodin Offers Industry a Digital Future

Bilfinger Tebodin Offers Industry a Digital Future

Bilfinger Tebodin, the global consulting and engineering firm, is offering clients the very latest in digital technology to design both...

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09 May

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How can we use Gender Pay Gap figures for marketing?

Ask Silver Bullet May 2018 By the time this article sees the light of day, all companies employing more than 250 people are meant to ...

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06 Apr

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What is a Chatbot and what are they used for?

Ask Silver Bullet April 2018 The word chatbot could be an alien term to many of you, but this growing form of marketing was actually...

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07 Mar

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I read about influencer marketing, but what exactly is it?

Ask Silver Bullet March 2018 Influencer marketing is an effective and increasingly popular type of marketing which essentially refers...

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05 Mar

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Fashion 2018: Popular trends for spring/summer

Birds tweeting, flowers growing and current fashion trends being thrown away can only mean one thing - spring is on its way, along with n...

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05 Feb

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Why is video marketing so powerful?

Ask Silver Bullet February 2018 Over recent years video marketing has developed to become one of the most influential marketing tools...

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01 Feb

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When reality overtakes resolutions

Common resolutions that are tried, tested and abandoned. It’s always the same when a New Year hits, resolutions are made and motivati...

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23 Jan

Brushing Up The Claude Monique

Brushing Up The Claude Monique

Our client, Jarrow-based Wescott Coatings, has played its part in Sunderland’s new Northern Spire bridge project by carrying out maintena...

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04 Jan

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Media trends expected in 2018

Top four media trends to look out for Technology is constantly developing at an intense rate and companies are competing to keep up-to...

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03 Jan

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Houghton Bungalows designed to adapt to changing needs

Our client, JDDK, are working on a new project. Construction work has begun at Houghton Le Spring on an innovative housing scheme d...

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03 Jan

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What does GDPR mean for marketing?

Ask Silver Bullet January 2018 With the fear of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in May 2018, bu...

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