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Something Inventive 9: A fridge full of Cucumbers and Lemons

Jon Johnson, organisation development guru, joins Ben and Al to welcome in 2017 by covering topics such as the difference between advertising and marketing, planning ahead and the important of trust when making a purchasing decision.

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Show notes

  • Made – Great design direct from the makers
  • Hay Bluff hill in the Black Mountains
  • Reevoo – Increasing product and shopping engagement by showing previous customers who purchased
  • Email Jon Johnson organisation development guru on jon.johnson (at) manorconsultancy.com. Or  contact us and we’ll pass on your details

The Hosts

Al Osmond (@inventiveal) – An unusual mix of logical thinker with a creative eye
Ben Kinnaird (@benkinnaird) – Knower of Social Media, SEO and ‘the Web’

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Audio edited by Donalize – ‘Goofy Vocal Groove‘ intro music by Dave Girtsman – Photo: Steven Guzzardi, Cucumber lemon water

Something Inventive 8: Just put something like this…

Al and I are joined by copywriter and blogger Catherine Every as we discuss who should write your websites copy and what you need to include to make it search engine friendly.

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Show notes

The Hosts

Al Osmond (@inventiveal) – An unusual mix of logical thinker with a creative eye
Ben Kinnaird (@benkinnaird) – Knower of Social Media, SEO and ‘the Web’

Be part of the show

Send in your business, marketing or creativity questions for the next episode as a Tweet to @ratherinventive, use the Twitter hashtag #inventivequestions or email hello@ratherinventive.com. Thanks for listening!

 


Audio edited by Donalize – ‘Goofy Vocal Groove‘ intro music by Dave Girtsman

Something Inventive 7: Double Glazing Sales People

Ben and Al tackle the new Twitter support DMs, Optimising a site for hidden keywords, Thank you pages and more on WordPress hacks.

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Episode sponsored by Ticked Off

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Show notes

The Hosts

Al Osmond (@inventiveal) – An unusual mix of logical thinker with a creative eye
Ben Kinnaird (@benkinnaird) – Knower of Social Media, SEO and ‘the Web’

Be part of the show

Send in your business, marketing or creativity questions for the next episode as a Tweet to @ratherinventive, use the Twitter hashtag #inventivequestions or email hello@ratherinventive.com. Thanks for listening!

 


Audio edited by Donalize – ‘Goofy Vocal Groove‘ intro music by Dave Girtsman

Something Inventive 6: Hand built from junk

Ben talks with Al about building his office, whether infographics are helpful, the best way to embed a video on a website and how to protect against WordPress hacks.

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Ben, Jon, Nick, Alex. Walking with clients Sept 2016

Ben, Jon, Nick, Alex on Haybluff

 

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Audio edited by Donalize – ‘Goofy Vocal Groove‘ intro music by Dave Girtsman

Something Inventive 5: Can you make the logo bigger?

Al and Ben meet in glorious Bradford on Avon to muse on how children use technology, demanding clients and moving your website over to HTTPS.

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Audio edited by Donalize – ‘Goofy Vocal Groove‘ intro music by Dave Girtsman

Something Inventive 4: Stuck in a boot

Ben is joined by Jack McCaughtrie from Core Tree to discuss what makes a tweet engaging, LinkedIn endorsements and getting personal on social media.

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Easy-to-follow social media tips and strategy to get noticed by the right people for the right reasons. Nick says “Ben and Helen know everything about every social media”

Intro Music: ‘Goofy Vocal Groove‘ by Dave Girtsman

Something Inventive 3: Peak Kitten Video

Ben and Al are joined by special guest Nicholas van der Walle from Astute Graphics. Behind his dry humour lies a business mastermind who helps us tackle topics such as click bate headlines, getting external investment, how Brexit might effect marketing and Piccolos!

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Something Inventive 2: Recreational GIFs

Ben and Al discuss the benefits of mobile/responsive web design and getting clients involved early in website development. They eventually get round to answering questions on; why keywords don’t show in Analytics, which image formats to use online and setting up monthly reports in Google Analytics.

My appologies for some of the annoying echo and cracking at the end of the audio.

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Something Inventive 1: Little Red Spiders

In our very first episode Ben and Al discuss; the format of their new podcast, finding images to legally use on your blog, what makes a good FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page, adding password protection to WordPress and finally 301 redirects to remove missing pages from your website – We do get into some technical detail in places but nothing too geeky.

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Visual impairment on the web interview

Bik Lee, Digital Media Officer for the RNC (Royal National College for the Blind), explains the importance of making the web accessible for all and why using too many #hashtags in social media is far from helpful.

Find Bik on Twitter @bik_lee, follow @RNC_official or visit www.rnc.ac.uk.

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