Nearly November, and so the year moves on with news, this week, that America is coming out of recession but the UK still lags behind. Hopefully, soon, we'll be hearing that we've seen the light at the end of this horrid economic tunnel (let's hope it won't be a proverbial train!)
The day will begin with an introduction from Chris Rand, Director of BMON. As founder of Engineeringtalk back in 2000, Chris has extensive knowledge of the industry and has been helping professionals with their online marketing for many years.
Today's marketplace is still exciting, vibrant and tolerant. Every day, across the country, designers, sales people and application specialist who have great market niche ideas step forward to start the next killer company. Unfortunately, these new companies are often like roving mobs, rather than armies planning to win on the battlefield...
Preferred venues in the area were fully booked, I needed to find an alternative - so I thought I'd turn to the group.
Nowadays, we are confronted with an array of ad formats - online is doing better than most and although online b2b media has gone back to simple static designs, the agencies can now put their rather large 'creative hats' on for the big business to consumer markets.
A friend of mine recently set about redesigning his company's website. He started very sensibly by checking all the backlinks to the existing site. You can imagine his surprise when he discovered that a competitor company had a broken link on one page of its own website to an image which had originally resided on his webserver.
Any printed magazine which doesn't make the transition to 100% original material within its pages may as well cut its losses and close now.