The A to Z of Marketing for Business – Part 2

Following on from last week’s insight into the world of marketing from A – E, here’s the next installment…F – J!   F – FOCUS. There’s nothing more baffling than mixed messages. They’re confusing, look unprofessional, and can actively put people off from doing business with you. When planning your next marketing campaign, make sure... Read more »

The A to Z of Marketing for Business – Part 2

Following on from last week’s insight into the world of marketing from A – E, here’s the next installment…F – J!   F – FOCUS. There’s nothing more baffling than mixed messages. They’re confusing, look unprofessional, and can actively put people off from doing business with you. When planning your next marketing campaign, make sure... Read more »

A day in the life of Rachael – Web Designer for Fig Creative

My day starts at 9am when I check for any support queries from our existing customers, or my colleagues. We use a ticket system at Fig so that we can make sure we respond in a timely manner and prioritise any important issues above standard moves and changes in line with our agreed SLAs (service... Read more »

Fig gets social with GreenPowerUK

Social media requires strategic planning to ensure that good quality, engaging content is being communicated to a given audience. GreenPowerUK joined as a marketing partner in May and from the outset, Fig has ensured a constant stream of relevant social media content elements – all designed to collectively sustain and engage with followers and build... Read more »

Focus on…Forest Explorers

Established in 2012 by Glossop resident Helena Broadbent, Forest Explorers was set up to provide enjoyable forest based activities for all. Based at Delamere Forest, Helena and her knowledgeable team offer children’s birthday parties and summer holiday clubs, plus a range of activities for all ages – wildlife walks, bush craft sessions, and even a... Read more »

The A to Z of Marketing for Business – Part 1

“Marketing is an on-going process. It’s got a beginning, middle and no end…” There’s always something you can be doing as part of your marketing strategy, and any business owner worth their salt knows they should always be doing something to promote themselves. But where do you start? There’s so many different ways of marketing... Read more »

The Great Fig Bake Off

Here at Fig Creative, we’re not just good at marketing…turns out, we’re pretty decent bakers too! As part of Fig’s efforts to raise money for local charity Community Companions (and due to our love of cake), we’ve been donning our aprons and checking our soggy bottoms, all in an effort to be crowned Fig’s Best Baker! For the... Read more »

Glossop Life goes on its holidays!

Our Glossop Life doesn’t half get around! Earlier in the summer,  our Sales & Marketing Assistant Becky headed off to Glastonbury with a copy, where it was snapped at the Pyramid Stage with three of its biggest fans. (Reports that it was last seen tucked away under Dolly Parton’s arm as she went back to the tour... Read more »

A day in the life of Alison Parsons, Account Executive

  There’s no such thing as a typical day at Fig but one thing always stays constant and that’s my need for a hot cup of coffee as soon as I arrive in the office! From there, my day starts by checking through my messages and media alerts to flag up what is most urgent... Read more »

Fig Creative breathes new life into the Peak Health Clinic

Philip Stock, MSc (Physiotherapy), BA (Hons), Grad Dip Phys Chartered and HPC Registered Physiotherapist, came to Fig earlier in the year to discuss a new website for his sports injury service, Peak Health Clinic. Although he already had a website, it was run by an external provider who had registered it in their name, which... Read more »

John W Swindells builds for the future with Fig Creative

New Mills building company John W Swindells came to Fig recently, asking us to create a one page website. ‘Simple’ you may think. ‘Shouldn’t take long at all’. However, building a one page website can sometimes be as tricky as constructing an all-singing, all-dancing 10 page interactive site. With a one page site, you have... Read more »