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Making Direct Mail Work for You


Direct Mail Works! It's been proven by any number of research bodies, most notably Ricoh's research in collaboration with the DMA, whose executive director Chris Combemale says, "When you put the consumer first, direct mail emerges as a highly engaging and successful medium", and the Royal Mail's investigation 'The Private Life of Mail', has a top...

Brokers' Beats: Listbroker Recommends


Here at Listbroker we love our music, from the cute to the quirky, the Britpop to the bass. We've scoped out some of the best of the season for you to have a listen to on your lunch hour. Suzy Condrad Loop Pop: This Bristol based queen of the loop sings, beatboxes, plays ukelele, synth, maracas, guitar, glass bottles and many other things you've never heard of - all at the same t...

What does the Technology Revolution Mean for Direct Mail?


As technology matures, marketers are recognising the importance leveraging a diverse variety of channels; as the 'baby boomer' market gets to grips with smart devices and technology reaches levels of integration only previously dreamed up by sci-fi fans and conspiracy theorists - indeed, Cicret are currently developing bracelets that turn even your wrist into a smartphone - it is imp...

European Green Capital 2015: Bristol


The great and the good of Europe have been flocking for this award for five years now. Established as an incentive for green efforts, the prestigious award has never before been awarded to a UK city. Now, for the first time in 2015, Bristol will be leading the UK in its green efforts.  With more cyclists than any other city in the country - despite its iconic but very painful hills!...

Brunel's Clifton Suspension Bridge turns 150


...and boy, will there be a party. Bristolians are very proud of their heritage; the patchwork houses in Totterdown, glorious cathedral in the centre, the harbourside, and of course, the legacy of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. In 1843 - the year of its completion - the SS Great Britain was the largest ship in the world, and the first ever propeller-driven, ocean-going ship. She now sits regal...