When influencers steal your content
Influencers have taken to stealing content to boost their numbers. If you're a victim of copyright theft don't worry - you can take action.
Copyright theft by influencers, tsunami in Japan, advertising and kumiko
Why giving gifts should make a comeback. A look at how Japan has recovered a decade after the tsunami and nuclear disaster. Kumiko finds a new lease of life.
The forgotten art of giving gifts to customers
Giving gifts as a thank you for becoming a customer has fallen out of style. It's time to bring it back as a sales and marketing tool.
Japan / UK Trade: an ebook for your Kindle or iPad
How did trade between Japan and the UK change after the Brexit Referendum? Download a free ebook for your Kindle or iPad.
Kumiko: now on Redbubble as t-shirts, laptop stickers and magnets
She started life as a playful part of Kobe Roku's marketing, then took on a life of her own. Now you can add her to your laptop...
Hokusai: a lesson in reinvention
Arguably Japan's best known artist, Hokusai constantly reinvented himself. Yet his most famous work was created under a different name.
Spring is here: cue lots of content about spring cleaning.
A useful piece of content is lost because the author tried to make it relevant by slapping an opening paragraph on with gaffer tape
Scenes from Maharashtra, India
A series of photographs from my visits to India in the mid 2000s. Pune and Maharashtra feature in these images.
The High Street is awash with red. Time to try a different approach to sales
A lack of imagination has left our shops drowning in a sea of red and white. Retail needs a braver design to bring customers back inside.
Colour: how to choose the right colours with your designer
Colour is an integral part of your design. This article will help you understand why and how to make good colour decisions.
Churches: a retrospective
Churches often form the heart of English towns. Enjoy a small selection of photographs from towns around the Chiltern Hills.
How to use employees in your marketing photography
A smiling employee is a short-cut to making your brand authentic. Before you reach for the camera, there are some issues to deal with.
The Editorial Calendar: a focus for consistent, high quality content
Marketing is expected to deliver a steady stream of high quality content. An editorial calendar will help you focus your planning and efforts.
Mobile product pages in fashion retail: a review
Results from a review of over 120 mobile product pages from 50 fashion retail brands are in. What lessons can you learn for your website?