santa interview

Why does Santa wear red?

  We have to admit to being (happily) surprised when Santa Claus’ agent…


Good advertising, now and then.

Good advertising, now and then.

We spend so much of our time in advertising looking forward, that we often…


Advertise more Different

Words are wonderful   They can do amazing things.   In fancy,…


Lottery and Gambling brands: two sides of the same poker chip?

    Online Gambling.   Gambling, with the rise of the betting…


Branding for charities

Branding for Charities

  The purpose of branding for charities and for profit organisations is…


Keep it simple, stupid.

Keep it simple. Jargon, Doublespeak and English.

  I've just received an email from a media owner.  It's full of jargon.…


Advertising in Magazines - Still Valuable?

  Should magazine advertising still be getting a piece of the precious…


John Lewis Christmas Ad 2016

  It’s freezing and John Lewis have released their annual event ad. Must…


Getting ready for the Monmouthshire Business Awards

  Come Friday, the Hello Starlings will be dusting off their evening wear…


CIM Cymru/Wales Marketing Awards 2016

Hello Starling - headline sponsors at the CIM Wales/Cymru Marketing Awards 2016

  Every year, the CIM Wales/Cymru Marketing Awards seeks out the most…