Angela Southall

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Why you should build referral into your 2020 marketing plans

It’s that time of year when marketers take a look back at their marketing activity performance. What made the grade, what was bottom of the class, and what should be banished from your marketing toolbox, never to return? Hopefully, you’ll already have a core plan for the coming year, but to hit your (inevitably) increasing targets, you’ll either need to make existing channels work harder or implement new activity.

So how can you convince the holder of the purse strings to give you the budget to launch a new marketing channel? If you don’t yet have referral marketing as part of your mix, here are three compelling insights that might help you bag that budget.


Chinese Singles' Day: the biggest ecommerce retail opportunity on the planet

Your brand may be yet to celebrate it, but Singles' Day is a key date in the retail ecommerce calendar for Chinese consumers.

With 11th November almost here, we take a closer look at why the world's biggest retail event offers huge potential for British brands.


Referral Marketing Best Practice - the shortlist for our coveted 2019 Referral Awards.

Working with over 350 leading brands to power their referral programmes means selecting the finalists for this year's coveted MeTime Referral Marketing Awards has been a tricky process!

Covering a whole spectrum of industries, from Travel to Finance and Fashion to Food, no two programmes are the same. Each combines a unique blend of incentive, creative and copy to tap into the psychology of their particular demographic and drive brand advocacy.


On International Women's Day our team discusses what balance means to them

This year's theme for International Women's Day is #BalanceforBetter, something that we feel is particularly relevant here at Mention Me, given that one of our cultural values is Balance.

Whilst we strive as a company to offer employees an environment where they can achieve balance in their life, yesterday we hosted a panel discussion with some of our female employees, to see if we were living up to the challenge. We also wanted to understand their experiences in the wider environment and previous employment to see whether we could see an improving picture. 


The new wave of ethical consumer trends reshaping the fashion industry

As we’ve written in the past, perhaps no other area of retail is more sensitive to evolving consumer preferences and expectations, than fashion.


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