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Everyday here at Market Avenue Limited we like to bring to your attention a Word of the Day #WOTD! A wide vocabulary strengthens your message and helps to form an effective copywriting strategy for marketing activities, materials and campaign call to actions. Here's this weeks selection.  Myriad Historically meant...

As Pantone announce their Colour of the Year, Radiant Orchid, it led to various updates on Social Media channels giving YOU inspiration to colour your home, wardrobe and life in their chosen shade. "Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and...

Everyday here at Market Avenue Limited we like to bring to your attention a Word of the Day #WOTD! A wide vocabulary strengthens your message and helps to form an effective copywriting strategy for marketing activities, materials and campaign call to actions. Here's our selection from this...

National Have Fun at Work Day- 28th January 2014 Does what it says on the tin really!  A fun work is a happy work, and a happy work is a productive work. Simple. Teamwork is boosted by a lift in morale and motivation. Sometimes, it is...

National Compliment Day- January 24th 2014 The thinking behind National Compliment Day is simple- to spread the love! The aim is to compliment at least 5 people throughout the day whether an expression of appreciation or a positive comment about someone. In a work environment, the...

National Clean Off Your Desk Day- January 13th 2014 As the stress and workload of 2013 fades into the past, your poor desk or cubicle is left in need of a thorough spring clean. National Clean off Your Desk Day encourages you to clear and organise your...

I can already hear the moans and groans … ‘Not another missive about bad English on the web … bla bla bla’. Well, yes it is – and there is good reason for it being here. You may have read an earlier blog entry about punctuation...

Vine is an app owned and created by Twitter that allows you to create and share short video clips. Dubbed the Instagram of video, Vine encapsulates what twitter itself encourages, small, snappy moments or thoughts that appear to be spontaneously shared with the public. Yet...

With sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Vine, Pinterest and many more- social media has never been stronger or more marketable. Instagram is one such site. Recently bought by Facebook for an obscene amount of money, Instagram is an ideal example of a popular site that...

Punctuation in Blogs Just what is it about punctuation in blogs that gets us all on edge?   Start a conversation anywhere, with anyone, and happen to mention errant apostrophes or misplaced commas and the debate will soon get heated. Yes, I know it's not one of the most...

Facebook Graph Search for small businesses Facebook recently introduced Facebook Graph Search for small businesses allowing it’s users to discover information quickly from across the Facebook network. How does it work? Lets say you're planning a holiday in Disney World, and you want to find out if...