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PPC vs Email Marketing

There are four main ways in which businesses opt to market online. In terms of generating traffic however, it typically comes down to two key options. PPC or Email? Here we take a look at the pro’s and con’s for both and what the best way forward might be.

Published 13 Mar 2017 by Brian, CANDDi
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7 Email Marketing Myths

We at CANDDi put a lot of emphasis on the power of email marketing. However, we often come across similar concerns or negatives associated with it. Here we take a look at some of the most common objections or “myths” and debunk them to show you the value it has!

Published 13 Mar 2017 by Daniel, CANDDi
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WhatNext? Conference 2017

We recently attended the annual WhatNext? Conference 2017, a student conference organised by the Manchester Entrepreneur Society. There were a number of great speakers lined up, and the event was jam packed with hungry minds. Read on for words of wisdom from Maria Stukoff, John Kershaw and Tim Langley....

Published 06 Mar 2017 by Saadia, CANDDi
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CANDDi Culture - We're Getting Fitter :)

For various reasons (Tim is training for a marathon in April, I've had a minor stroke, Brian is sleep deprived with his new baby etc) we are all trying to get a bit fitter here at CANDDi HQ. Tim invited personal trainer and fitness coach, Dally Singh aka The Macro Coach, to provide us with some much needed inspiration and fitness hacks...

Published 02 Mar 2017 by Saadia, CANDDi
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Levelling up your Email Marketing!

With the vast array of channels we have to market through, it's easy to forget about one of the most efficient and effective - email marketing. Whether you're looking at how to step it up a gear or are yet to dip your toe into the email marketing mix, we've taken a look at some of the principle ways that can help you take advantage of what's available (with a few stats from the Email Marketing Census and Litmus reports thrown in!).

Published 22 Feb 2017 by Daniel, CANDDi
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Stuff I Did At CANDDi This Summer

I've learnt more lessons than you could shake a stick at in my three months here. Being a web developer requires a lot of skills, and surprisingly, knowing how to code doesn't count as much as you'd think.

Published 15 Sep 2016 by Jack, CANDDi
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Why Cursor Hover Rate Is Not a Metric of Success

How useful is it to pay attention to click-through rates if over half of the clicks on your site are generated by bots? A study conducted by Integral Ad Science in September 2015 found that marketers actually increased the likelihood of attracting bots if they developed their campaigns around mouse-based metrics.

Published 11 Jul 2016 by Tim, CANDDi
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Using Web Design Analytics to Streamline Your SEO Efforts

SEO is greatly aided by data, but finding the correlation between the two can be a difficult and complex task for website owners to contend with. In this piece we’ll look at how web design fits into this puzzle, and how it can help boost your SEO efforts.

Published 27 Jun 2016 by Tim, CANDDi
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Long-Form News Pieces Prove Popular with Mobile Users

The media landscape has changed greatly in recent years with the rise of mobile internet, and many organisations now have a mobile-first focus. For media organisations, this has raised questions about what kind of news content consumers want on their smartphones - is the trend of short “snackable” content prevailing in this sector, or do mobile users want greater depth?

Published 20 Jun 2016 by Tim, CANDDi
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