29 July

Monkeys do Latitude

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  So it was Christmas day in the monkey household and the little monkeys were opening presents, they get to an envelope from Bouncy Becky (if you’re local you’ll know her – personal trainer who uses mini trampolines) they tear it open on out falls 2 kid tickets to Latitude 2014 ! Fast forward to […]

3 July

Women – Tough to get through to the top….?

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Two interesting articles in The Drum magazine recently discussed Women in Marketing and also Working Parents.  As I fit quite nicely into both those groups, I found the articles really interesting. The first discusses Women in Marketing and how women are struggling to gain access to the same opportunities of their male counterparts.  Interestingly lack […]

24 June

The Beautiful Game…?

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So the England Football team have disappointed us again! I am no football expert, to be fair I’m not even interested that much in the beautiful game.  What I am interested in is arguably the best Grand Slam tennis tournament there is, which starts this week, Wimbledon.  And there’s hope and anticipation that maybe, just maybe […]

22 June

Disruption – a new business strategy?

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I’ve recently read a few articles where the word ‘Disruption’ was used, describing brand strategy and also as a method or route to continued success and it got me thinking. We talk a lot of brand evolvement but also the importance of maintaining consistency – is consistency though a little stale now, should we all […]

10 June

Secret Seven – UK Books

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We have recently completed the management of the latest McDonald’s Happy Meal campaign working with their nominated UK agency. Six short stories from the Enid Blyton’s timeless ‘Secret Seven’ collection will be available in-store as part of the Happy Meal, until 3rd June. Way back in November, Andy went over to Germany to approve the printing of […]

2 June

Negativity – The New Positivity?

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I recently read an article in The Drum magazine by Malcolm White, founder and planning director at creative communications agency Krow which shared his philosophy that, for agencies, negative people can be just as useful as positive people. He uses the analogies of ‘radiators’ (optimists who warm others with their positive thinking) and ‘drains’ (those […]

25 May

It’s Damme Cold Out There!

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We’ve recently worked with Life Agency on behalf of Molson Coors on the Coors Light Damme Cold Promotion. The campaign encourages Coors Light fans to tell their funny and creative 140 character stories of a real or made-up time when they were cold, to be in with a chance of winning prizes. Print Monkey have […]

19 May

Maria Costello

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  Print Monkey have been proudly sponsoring Maria Costello for the past 6 months, providing her with design and print for her Women Only Track Days and her own marketing collateral. Maria was the first women in the history of the Isle of Man TT Races to stand on the podium. Her success as a […]

1 May

Leap of faith

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Inspiration comes from various sources and there is often only one thing you take from people that inspires you to drive forward. I heard Deirdre Bounds speak last year.  Deirdre started her business from a bedsit and turned it into the world’s biggest gap year company. She then sold it to a FTSE 100 company for […]

25 April

Exit through the gift shop

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With two children under the age of 10, we are regulars at theme parks & venues where children are run ragged and entertained and it made me think about the  ‘exit through the gift shop’ concept. It’s an interesting concept, how often do you go into Starbucks grab a coffee and a cake, but Starbucks just […]