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It’s not us, it’s you.

One of the best primers on the craft of copywriting is the book of the same name by Alistair Crompton. A classic by virtue of its age as much as its...

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September – Name that film competition

To win a lovely jublie bottle of bubly just name that film. Please send you answers to mark@dgrmarcomms.com, the last day you can enter is 30/09/16. The small print This competition is open...

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Product manufacturers are the best friends you didn’t know you had

First published in Builders' Merchant Journal August 2016 Mark Gill, director of construction marketing agency DGR Marcomms, explains why building product manufacturers’ sales teams offer so much more than new products. We’re bombarded with marketing messages...

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Catching customers that slip through the net

First published in Builders’ Merchant News Blog,  08 June 2016. Trigger emails and remarketing have two things in common: they work by cajoling your potential customer into action and they're an extremely...

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A question of sales and marketing

By John Smart, Head of Copy When I moved from my first job at the self styled ‘Biggest agency in the country’ to a smaller shop down the road, my new...

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Don’t tell me. Show me.

First published in Builders’ Merchant News Blog, June 2016.   By John Smart, Head of Copy When I was a fresh young copywriter at my very first advertising agency, I was...

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Crafting new literature for Imperial handmade bricks

When Imperial Brick wanted to showcase its range of handmade bricks and natural landscaping products, they approached us for a brochure upgrade. A three year old catalogue which crammed over 70 products...

Producing a prospectus doesn’t always mean printing one.

Apps, mobile web and digital publishing offer huge possibilities for education marketing. First, they're the 'default' media for school and college age learners. Anyone applying or looking for further information right now...

7 Construction Forecasts for 2014

As Paul Gascoigne put it, ‘we never predict the future… and we never will.’ But in conversation with some of our chums in the industry and with a little help from...