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Introducing a new perspective on marketing: innovation marketing from ThinkOTB

Our customers are demanding more of our innovation services along with our creative marketing agency services to give a new perspective on their marketing and business challenges. So OTB Agency has rebranded to ThinkOTB, the innovation marketing agency

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Virtual meetings are here to stay, so get used to them

At the start of this year, the only two words that could have produced more anxiety than ‘meeting’ would have been ‘virtual meeting’. Thankfully,…

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The most popular types of creatives across the UK

We hear the word creative A LOT, but what does it actually mean to be creative and how do you measure how creative you…

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Moulding success with Chase Plastics

From the outside looking in, the plastic recycling industry can seem unglamorous. It has for too long operated on the single minded proposition of…

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Winning the Queen’s Awards for International Trade: Interview with OTB Chairman Mark Davies

Here at Think OTB Marketing and Advertising Agency we were pretty impressed when our Chairman announced to us all that we had been awarded…

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School of Thought: The Final Standings

Back in March of this year, Think OTB Agency teamed up with 11 other Leeds based advertising and marketing agencies, lending their collective industry…

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Only a true partnership wins Board buy-in

Creating a brand identity is about so much more than looking attractive on the outside. It’s about creating something that rings true to the…

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Will RBGs change your workplace?

In these topsy turvy times, strong leaders and respected change-makers are needed more than ever before. On Friday, inspirational US Supreme Court Justice Ruth…

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Back to business means back to innovation

Marketers need to make innovation a new habit to survive this Covid world. This blog sets out practical ways to identify growth opportunities.

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Is ‘Innovation Marketing’ uncontested market space?

Innovation and marketing were once seen as separate functions. Now the combination of Innovation Marketing is vital for businesses to survive post-Covid. Innovation Marketing drives profitable growth across the business in every industry sector

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How do you build a happy brand?

Happy brands are chosen more often by consumers, so how can marketers and marketing agencies build happy brands? Here are our top 5 ways

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How to create a workplace where everyone thrives

Driving happiness in business inspires better creativity and innovation, increased productivity, and longer loyalty so in this article we deep-dive into the PERMA theory of workplace well-being proposed by the ‘founder of Positive Psychology’, Dr Martin Seligman. #HappinessHappensMonth

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When happiness flows, creativity flows

A happy team is key to the success of any business, especially creative marketing agency. Here we share why happier employees work harder, better and are more productive. #HappinessHappensMonth

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Why trust is key to your marketing strategy – and how to build it

It’s marketing 101 that people buy from people – word of mouth is still a brand’s most powerful sales tool. But now that crucial…

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How to create an authentic brand

I’ve been thinking about the Which? report by Andrew Laughlin that identified key problems with modern marketing. They created and promoted fake health advice…

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5 essential advertising and marketing books

Ever heard the phrase “Standing on the shoulders of giants”? It’s not just the title of a mediocre Oasis album. It’s a phrase that…

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In celebration of School of Thought

At the beginning of 2020, OTB were proud, along with several other prestigious advertising and marketing agencies in the Leeds area, to get involved…

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Advertising agency ethics. The number one quality you should look for when adding an agency to your roster.

How are you supposed to choose a marketing agency with all the different options available to you? There are lots of considerations to look…

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Top tips when looking for marketing and advertising support

With so many advertising and marketing agencies out there, how do you go about finding the right one for you? We decided to ask…

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The forgotten hero of British Adland. Yorkshire’s own Colin Millward.

When you work in marketing you hear a lot of the same names celebrated. Names like David Ogilvy, Bill Bernbach, Trevor Beattie and John…

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The pubs are open! Our favourite beer adverts and TV commercials

Following the pubs re-opening after COVID-19 lockdowns, we thought we’d take the opportunity to honour the fact that you can now get a freshly…

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Using online chat tools like Zoom for brainstorming

If one thing has benefitted from the global coronavirus pandemic it’s online tools like Zoom, Teams and GoToMeeting. They’ve become an integral part of…

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Farewell Ennio Morricone: His music in advertising

The music of Ennio Morricone is everywhere. You’ll find him all over popular culture. The Good the Bad and the Ugly, The Mission, Cinema…

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How TV shows changed advertising and marketing… not the internet

A lot of people think it was the advent of the internet that changed how complex advertising has become. The truth is, the industry…

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