Thousands of marketers descended upon London’s coolest conference venue last week, for the annual Festival of Marketing event at Tobacco Dock. A modernised industrial building across two floors, the perfect setting for ideas generation and learning. The upper floor was dedicated to seminar sessions on content, AI, Customer Experience, Insight, Data & Analytics, Programmatic and … Continue reading The Festival of Marketing 2017
We were delighted to join our longstanding client Ralawise for their supplier day at Chester Races for the season finale meeting this weekend. It was a really good opportunity to chat and socialise with their e-commerce team, directors and owner, outside the often frenetic pressures of day to day business as we often have several … Continue reading Backing a winner
We've recently been joined by the talented Bethan Potter who studies Graphic Design at the University of Huddersfield. She's on placement with us for twelve months but let’s hear what she has to say about her first month at bd2... Tell us a bit about yourself Bethan. I’m from Wigan but I'm studying for a BA … Continue reading What’s young, creative and keen to learn? Our latest placement student, Bethan Potter.
The Bread and Butter Thing is a charity dedicated to helping families in financial hardship in deprived areas of Manchester. As a trustee of the charity, I was keen to see the operation in practice and thought the best way to do so was to join the volunteers on one of their runs. We started … Continue reading The Bread and Butter Thing
Instagram is one of the fastest-growing social networks, boasting 700 million monthly active users. This year, more brands are projected to use Instagram than Twitter, and per-follower engagement on Instagram is 58 times greater than Facebook. With stats like that, is it any wonder more and more online retailers are using this social media platform … Continue reading Instagram for business #IncreasingEngagement
Another excellent and well attended Business Breakfast at Wigan Youth Zone with the return of Roberto Martinez, former Wigan Athletic Football Club manager who is now, via a couple of years at Everton, the manager of Belgium's national side. Belgium were the first side to qualify for next year's world cup in Russia and are … Continue reading Martinez back at Wigan!
bd2 was once again delighted to support this year’s Wigan 10K both as a sponsor, by providing the brand and website, and as participants. Well at least some staff and associates ran in the somewhat damp conditions this year, so a ‘well done’ goes to Project Manger Rory and his wife Kerry, Office Manager Bryony’s … Continue reading 10k+5Y=3000