What can we do for you?
We offer our clients the complete solution. In other words effective ways for them to grow their business within an affordable budget.
Clients need a product people want, at a price people will pay and available when they want it. Our job is to make sure people know about it.
The marketing must get attention, get people's interest, make them want it and tell them how to get it.
We believe working with clients works best when we work closely together as a team.
Our philosophy is to ensure our clients build relationships with new and existing customers, and in turn grow their business.
We are West Dorset's award-winning agency
Our team has a wealth of experience in marketing at a national, regional and local level, gained from working on both sides of the fence as client and agency.
The team includes a founding director of Classic FM, a published writer, BBC filmmaker, an award-winning creative designer, a sales trainer and a social media geek.
With technology changing constantly we understand that marketing and advertising have to work a lot harder to ensure our clients stand out in a world of competition.
Whether you want a strategic marketing plan, creative branding, PR for a launch product, a promotional event, social media to build your brand, videos for your website or a new website we can help.
All this makes us West Dorset's leading marketing agency.
Two Great Breakfasts in One Week: Starting on 19th June 2018 we were joined by over 40 business leaders at our Bridport breakfast at Groves Ivy House Restaurant. TV personality Valerie Singleton told us about her career, One week later and it's our South Somerset Breakfast at Haselbury Mill. This time our speaker was Sue Mountstevens, the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner, who ran through many of the issues facing the local police. Thanks to both venues for fantastic breakfasts. Photos from both are below. Upcoming dates are Tuesday, 24th July at Groves Ivy House. This time our speaker is Gill Donnell, the Dorset head of the IOD. Then its back to Haselbury Mill on Wednesday, 19th September. Our speaker is Paddy Ashdown, former leader of the LibDems.
Tuesday, 2nd May Thanks to Paul Atterbury and Janet Gleeson for speaking at our breakfast this morning, telling us about the Dorchester Literary Festival and how it can work with businesses. Also, a great debate followed with some interesting ideas. Businesses attending included Salter Business Mediation, IT Support 365, Brown Ink Design, East Devon IT, Humphries Kirk, Wessex FM, Milsted Langdon, Laybourne Commercial Finance, Wessex Image Coach and Weymouth College. Our next breakfast is on Tuesday, 19th June at the Ivy House in Bridport. Our speaker is TV personality, Valerie Singleton. Bookings are now open.
Tuesday, 24th April 2018 Thanks to Michael Clark for an excellent presentation today at Haselbury Mill. His subject was 'Has Health and Safety gone too far?'. It certainly got a great debate started. Another top breakfast, thanks to all at Haselbury Mill. Attendees included Humphries Kirk, Clark HR, Cooper Associates, Porter Dodson, IT Support 365, Utility Warehouse, South Somerset Mind, Milsted Langdon, Bright Financial, Radio Ninesprings, South Somerset District Council, Salter Business Mediation and Brown Ink Design.
Tuesday, 27th March 2018 Thanks to the Greyhound Inn for a fantastic breakfast and to Marianne Storey, Chief Exec of Dorset Mind for telling us about their plans for West Dorset. Attendees included Beaminster Pharmacy, Dorset Mind, Salter Business Mediation, Hall and Butterworth, Dorset Cottage Holidays, Demolish the Wall, Champagne Films, IOD, Successful Women in Business, DT HR Solutions, Astra Consulting, Training for Results, Wizard 3 Ltd (Training and Development), Milsted Langdon, Wessex Image Coach, IT Support 365, CSC Consultancy and of course Marketing West.
Wednesday, 18th July 2018: The latest marketing trends are announced. During the last qtr, the internet spend has been revised upwards by 22.7%. traditional advertising is up 4.9% and events up 4.3%. PR is 6.5% down and market research 7.2% down. Source Bellweather Quarterly Update.
July 2018: Figures from the quarterly Bellweather report show more and more companies are investing in seminars - we will be arranging three this autumn for clients in the financial sector, a business organisation and an IT company.
Tuesday, 24th June 2018: We announce our next two networking breakfasts. On Tuesday, 24th July 2017 we are back at Groves Ivy House and our speaker is Gill Donnell, the Dorset head of the IOD. Then on Wednesday, 19th September 2018, we are at Haselbury Mill and our speaker is the former head of the LibDems, Paddy Ashdown. To book for either breakfast just email email@example.com.
Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 Our next breakfast is at the Greyhound Inn near Dorchester and the speakers are Paul Atterbury from the Antiques Roadshow and author Janet Gleeson, who will be telling us how the Dorchester Literary Festival can work with local businesses. To book for the breakfast just email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, 2nd March 2018 Delighted to be working with IT Support 365 and Haselbury Mill Hotel and Restaurant. Some very exciting projects coming up. More information to follow very soon.
Friday, 23rd February 2018 Another excellent breakfast meeting this morning at Haselbury Mill, near to Crewkerne. Thanks to Marcus Fysh, MP for Yeovil and South Somerset, for leaving London and the House of Commons, to be with us at 07.30 this morning. A very interesting and thought-provoking presentation. Attendees included Griffiths Allen, Humphreys Kirk, Bright Financial, South Somerset Mind, Radio Ninesprings, Bailey Partnership, Horseshoes and Handbags, The Contemporary PA, Barclays Bank, Kontrolit, Chalmers and Co, Milsted Langdon, IT Support 365 and Adanac.
19th February 2018 Bookings now being taken for our March breakfast at the Greyhound Inn in Sydling. The date is Tuesday, 27th March. Our speaker is Marianne Storey, Chief Executive of Dorset Mind. To book just email email@example.com.
18th January 2018 The latest Bellweather report is out today giving the marketing trends for the last quarter Internet is 10.9% up and Events 5.5% up. Market Research is 5.4% down and PR 6.6% down. The interesting one is Direct Marketing, currently 4.5% down, but expected to grow by over 16% this year.
15th January 2018 Excellent DOMVS Estate agents event last week at Dorchester Library announcing the winners of the Story House Children's Writing Competition. Thanks to Lord Fellowes for presenting the prizes. For photos click on Read More below.
Just click on the below to see examples of our October to December 2017 projects.
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