Ideas & Insights

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HopFest 2017 Draws Huge Crowds
Matt Whatley
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10 Jul 2017

The much-anticipated Hoppers Beer Festival kicked off on Friday at the home of Preston Grasshoppers RFC, Lightfoot Green. As HopFest 2017 sponsors, alongside a host of other local businesses, a number of the Blue Wren team were in attendance throughout the weekend, taking in some of the local music (as well as the odd local […]

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Blue Wren Achieve Recommended Agency Status
Matt Whatley
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07 Jul 2017

The team at Blue Wren are delighted to announce that we’ve achieved official recommended agency status. The Drum’s Recommended Agency Register recognises agencies who have received glowing reviews from clients for the services delivered. Reaching RAR status means a great deal, particularly with the reviews coming directly from our clients. We’d like to say a […]

Scrum vs Waterfall: Q&A with a team that made the switch
Matt Whatley
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26 Jun 2017

Making a change to the processes your business has been using since its inception can seem like a daunting task, but that’s precisely what Blue Wren faced back in June 2016. However, the switch went a little deeper than merely altering a chain-of-command or implementing a new piece of software; it sought to alter our […]

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Gary Lumby MBE joins Blue Wren as Non-Executive Director
Matt Whatley
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12 Jun 2017

We are delighted to announce the newest member to the Blue Wren family, Mr Gary Lumby MBE. He joins the team as our first Non-Executive Director. Having met Michael during the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme, where Gary was mentoring, they instantly struck up a rapport. On Blue Wren’s latest team member, Michael said, […]

5 types of tweets that will help build your following
Tom Bray
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18 Apr 2016

Building a social media following for your business is meant to be a challenge, so don’t worry if it starts off slow. Here are some ideas of what you can be tweeting.

How is AdWords affected by the change to Google Ads?
Iain Wood
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24 Mar 2016

Noticed anything different recently about Google search results involving Ads? Here we take a look at what’s going on and what this could mean for Adwords traffic to your site.