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Work Smarter- Lead Generation for improved Sales in 2022

Is your business’ lead generation strategy ready to go for 2022? As the world gets back to normal, we all need to make sure our marketing’s up to scratch.

February / Paul Houston
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7 Red Flags to Look For When Hiring a Marketing Agency

Choosing a marketing agency to help your business to grow is a big decision.

11 March 21 / Paul Houston
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Why is Conversion Rate Optimisation (CRO) important?

CRO (conversion rate optimisation) has created a storm in the world of eCommerce and B2C, but what ...

25 February 21 / Sarah Groves
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Catalyst Is Now Officially a Platinum Hubspot Partner

Please excuse us whilst we blow our own trumpet, as we are pretty chuffed to be kicking off 2021 by ...

3 February 21 / Paul Houston
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Building Pipeline in 2021

If 2020 was the year of the unexpected, then 2021 is the year of opportunity. This blog will cover ...

22 January 21 / Paul Houston

Marketing Growth Fund Announcement

What. A. Year. 2020 is almost over but the challenging times are most definitely not. Yet, being ...

27 November 20 / Paul Houston

The worst marketing campaigns of 2020

Calling 2020 a ‘bad year’ feels a bit of an understatement all things considered.

18 November 20 / Doug Fairbrother

Did You Forget About Brexit?

After years of hearing politicians talk about it, shout about it, and slap it on the side of buses, ...

12 November 20 / Paul Houston

Snapshot of HubSpot's Inbound 2020

HubSpot’s famous Inbound 2020 conference took place this year on the 22nd and 23rd of September, ...

4 November 20 / Jack Windsor
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Why Work With a B2B Sales and Marketing Agency?

Have you ever wondered how you could do more? How to try something different to help your business ...

27 October 20 / Paul Houston
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4 Signs You’re Choosing the Right Marketing Agency/Partner

You’ve got this far. Your business has grown. Your teams are working flat out, yet you need more ...

23 September 20 / Doug Fairbrother
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4 Steps to Choosing the Right CMS for Your Business

In a world full of acronyms, especially in the marketing and digital space, it can seem difficult ...

16 September 20 / Doug Fairbrother
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The State of Email Marketing in 2020: Some Stats You Need to Know

Last year we wrote an article exploring the highs and lows of email marketing in 2019. So it only ...

9 September 20 / Doug Fairbrother

We Are Catalyst - Our Latest Service Update

We’re always looking to be better and improve. No one’s perfect, (although Paul reckons we’re ...

10 August 20 / Doug Fairbrother

Here’s How to Align Your Sales and Marketing Teams...

Last week we covered why you should align your sales and marketing teams, before reading this blog ...

15 July 20 / Doug Fairbrother
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Read this to see why you should align your sales and marketing teams…

Whether you work in marketing, with an internal team or use an agency, the principal of Marketing ...

8 July 20 / Doug Fairbrother
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Why You Need to Go Back to the Marketing Basics to Get SH*T Done

Getting sh*t done. Open for business is the message going out this week as more and more shops and ...

25 June 20 / Paul Houston
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9 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for Post-Lockdown

It’s been a while since the quarantine/lockdown was implemented here in the UK. Businesses were ...

3 June 20 / Doug Fairbrother
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The 6 Reasons HubSpot Is Right For You And Your Business

We’ve all seen a vast amount of informative news articles, blogs and adverts recently, advising us ...

14 May 20 / Paul Houston

Reflecting and Learning With the Lion King

I’ve been spending time doing a lot of the same things recently, being isolated and all of that. ...

17 April 20 / Paul Houston

It Is What It Is

Despite these extremely challenging times, I've been blown away with the 'CAN DO' attitude of my ...

26 March 20 / Paul Houston
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How to Make the Most of Your Time in 6 Steps

2020 was meant to be THE year.

20 March 20 / Doug Fairbrother

What Should We Do? This Is Unprecedented!

We are going to see two types of people over the coming months. The ‘Child’ and the ‘Adult’. In ...

17 March 20 / Sarah Groves
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What to Include in Your 2020 B2B & B2C Marketing Plan

“Planning is the prelude to action”, an old Chinese proverb that when given some thought you begin ...

4 March 20 / Doug Fairbrother
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Catalyst Is a Top UK B2B & B2C Marketing Agency

As a rule, we don’t tend to enter awards because typically, those who win are those who have ...

4 March 20 / Doug Fairbrother

The Latest HubSpot Enterprise Updates You Need to Know

One of the strengths of Hubspot is that it can be used and tailored for businesses of all shapes ...

26 February 20 / Kyri Koni
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4 Common Mistakes Businesses Make

The majority of businesses we speak to want growth and typically have been battling hard to achieve ...

20 February 20 / Sarah Groves

Here's 5 Things You Need For Your 2020 B2B & B2C Marketing Plan

The teams in the premier league are having their winter break. 

19 February 20 / Doug Fairbrother

The Important Difference Between Marketing Strategy and Marketing Tactics

A marketing strategy focuses on what success looks like for your business e.g. a birdie on the 18th ...

13 February 20 / Chloë Taylor
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The 20 best marketing tools to use for 2020

As a marketing professional and enthusiast, I am always interested in the latest and greatest ...

6 February 20 / Sam Jeeves
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4 Ways A Marketing Agency Can Benefit Your Internal Team

It’s a common misconception that if you have an internal marketing team you don’t need an agency. 

30 January 20 / Sarah Groves