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Quality or Quantity? Read all about it

Wednesday 08th February 2017 | Tagged as: Print, Digital Media, Daniel Porter

Author: Daniel Porter

Here are a few numbers – some of which may surprise you:

14 million – the approximate number of unique daily visitors to The Daily Mail’s website mailonline.com (source), the UK’s most visited newspaper website.

1.5 million – the approximate daily circulation of the print edition of The Daily Mail (source).

2 – the average number of minutes a visitor to mailonline.com spends on the website. Not two minutes per article, two minutes per visit – and this number is far higher than that of any of its competitors. The average across UK national newspaper websites is just 30 seconds.

43 – the number of minutes the average reader of the Daily Mail print newspaper spends perusing the paper (the average across all national papers is 40 minutes).

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A new appreciation of print

Wednesday 11th January 2017 | Tagged as: Print, Steph Hieatt

Author: Steph Hieatt

The Baader-Meinhof phenomenon, otherwise known as frequency illusion, occurs when the thing you’ve just noticed or been told about seems to crop up constantly. You know how it is; you’re looking for a new car and then, everywhere you go, you start to see that particular make and model.

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Are PR stunts still a safe marketing tactic?

Wednesday 14th December 2016 | Tagged as: PR, marketing, Michael Grass

Author: Michael Grass

Had you been wandering down the Southbank on the sunny morning of May 16th this year, you may have noticed a giant green figure looming over the assorted dinghies and tourist boats docked on the river Thames. And while the movie geek in me would’ve loved to see headlines announcing Godzilla’s arrival to our UK shores, it was actually a statue of the PG Tips monkey (him from the Johnny Vegas ads) made out of 110,486 plastic leaves. As it turns out, the chimp’s merry trip down the stream was a PR stunt that aimed to raise awareness of a then soon to be released ‘green paper' report by PG tips which promoted its green tea project.

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How innovative packaging can help eliminate food waste

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 | Tagged as: Packaging, Ellie Bunce, Smart packaging, Food waste

Author: Ellie Bunce

Did you know that UK homes throw away on average 7 million tonnes of food and drink a year, the total value of which is estimated at a massive £12.5 billion? It’s no wonder that food waste is high on the national news agenda at the moment with retailers such as Sainsbury’s and Tesco taking a stand to help tackle the issue.

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Time to take a closer look at digital technology for direct-to-container printing?

Wednesday 16th November 2016 | Tagged as: Printing, Greg Mills, Digital technology

Author: Greg Mills

At the last Direct Container Print (DCP) conference in Dusseldorf last November, Douglas Hutt of SABMiller, who was participating in a panel discussion about direct-to-container printing, commented: “Digital (printing) won’t replace any of the analogue packaging formats; it will just complement it.” Although he did go on to say that it will provide “different, better… more efficient… more effective ways to manage your brand...” and may not be as far off the mark as Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, who remarked in 1943 that there would be “a world market for maybe five computers", the continuous evolution of digital technology, even in direct to container printing, is likely to prove Mr Hutt wrong.

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