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November 1, 2019

October round table: digital marketing for hotels in 2019 and beyond

Last month we hosted our first industry round table exclusively for hotel brands. The event gave senior marketers the opportunity to meet industry peers and discuss the challenges they face in today’s digital landscape. Hosted at Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen we were joined by the likes of Hilton Hotels, Four Seasons and Langham Hotels, […]

July 24, 2019

Melt Mixer: Travel experts share their digital PR insights

Melt invited an expert panel to Brown’s Hotel in London on the 10 July to hear what they had to say about the state of digital PR. To kick it off, we asked: “How important is digital PR to your wider strategy?” The collective response was “vital”. In particular, the panel agreed that one of […]

May 10, 2019

Melt Mixer: The insights top travel marketers shared at our latest event

If you’re a CMO in the travel industry today, you’re earning your keep. That was the sentiment in the opening remarks of Ian Brooks, co-founder of Melt, at our latest event on 2 May, and the conversation reflected it. Marketers with P&L responsibility are under greater pressure than ever to account for every penny spent […]

March 8, 2019

International Women’s Day 2019: This year it’s all about #BalanceforBetter

The theme this year is #BalanceforBetter – because balance is a wide-ranging issue. It affects business, media, sport, wealth, government – gender balance is still yet to be achieved in most areas of society. Here at Melt Digital we’re surrounded by amazing women. So, to mark International Women’s Day 2019 we got an insight from […]

January 31, 2019

2018: The year of ‘fake influencers’

Whether it was influencers faking brand collaborations, photoshopping themselves into overseas destinations or even ‘scamming’ fellow bloggers into purchasing falsely advertised training courses, it became clear that this was no passing fad. So, as we settle into 2019, we have to ask – where does this leave influencer marketing? The ‘logic’ behind faking posts For […]

January 22, 2019

Melt digital breakfast: The digital marketing lessons we learnt last year

Informed by our own client work and the wider industry, we examined: The changing nature of SEO The evolution of content The state of influencer marketing and digital PR If you missed out, we thought we’d bring you the key takeaways – and if you made it, a recap can’t hurt, right? The changing nature […]

December 7, 2018

Digital PR Digest: Our highlights from CommsCon18

Whenever we can, we like to make some time to venture out of the office and see what’s going on out there. So a couple of us headed to Cision CommsCon 18 to see what the PR world at large had to say about the state of the industry, the key trends for the coming […]

August 1, 2018

Utility beats design: 3 lessons on building a digital PR campaign from our latest Digital Breakfast

Development: Put the audience at the centre The event was titled Link-building? Authority-building? Just call it digital PR, and we focused on how PR is a key part of digital strategy, looking at the intersection of traditional PR and modern ROI-driven SEO techniques. Melt’s self-confessed nerd-in-chief Michael Curtis argued that many brands no longer consider […]

June 20, 2018

Melt Copy Clinic: Why random commas don’t go before verbs

I’ll be honest – there’s not a lot of science behind how I choose our Wednesday writing tips. They mostly come about when I read a linguistic error that’s just so upsetting I can’t let it go, or when I notice an odd quirk becoming more prevalent – unfortunately as an increasingly widespread mistake rather […]

June 13, 2018

Melt Copy Clinic: Why you should use adjectives sparingly

Few channels on our company Slack incite heated debate quite like the #dailywritingtip one that I oversee as head writer in the Melt Digital editorial team. It serves as our in-house style guide – a tip a day is a bit more digestible than a 100-page bible (believe me, I could make it run further) […]