The summer break, more festivals and another bank holiday - say hello (and give a sweaty high-five) to August! We love August - it's the height of summer and there's so much on. We've been very lucky with the sunshine these past few weeks, lets hope...

Have you been on to Instagram recently and noticed a little TV icon at the top of the page? Have you clicked to see what it is? For those of you whose answer is no, we’ve written this blog to explain all about IGTV -...

Feeling hot, hot, hot? Struggling to concentrate and come up with content ideas? Don't worry, we're here to help! With all these heatwaves, comes July. The second half of the year and the month the kids break up from school for the summer holidays! Do you...

The weather has been getting hotter and hotter recently, which can only mean one thing - summer! Here at Market Avenue Ltd we're all very excited for June, as it brings with it festivals, holidays and not forgetting, Father's Day! Do you pay attention to National...

Time to reveal what you may have seen us building up to across social media recently… our #StaffordshireDay competition! We thought we'd spread the love throughout Staffordshire, and beyond, and have a little giveaway. The competition is only open for three days though, so click here to...

Can you believe it’s nearly May? The end of April Showers and hopefully the start of gorgeous sunny days and events such as The RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Do you pay attention to National Days? There are plenty of sources online to find out which National...

Can you believe it’s nearly time to turn over to the next page of your calendar? How time flies! Do you pay attention to National Days? There are plenty of sources online to find out which National Days are when. Do be aware that a lot...

Welcome to our second Content Ideas Blog. Last month we discussed ideas relating to existing and potential customers. This time, we’re focusing on you, or in particular, your team. Team Profiles & Quotes Social media is a great way to make your business approachable. This is why providing...

Time and knowing what to say are two of biggest problems business owners face when it comes to producing content, but with a little dose of habit and a mantra of 'content repurposing,' you'll soon be a guru at publishing informative and enticing information. Well,...

Fake news is everywhere - not literally, but certainly rhetorically. Since the last American election, Fake News has been bandied about as both an explanation for the result, but also as a catch-all phrase to dismiss political claims and the often dubious statistics that support them. As...

Here is our poem for World Poetry Day Today it seems, is poem day, It’s a Perfect time for us to say. We do Facebook, blogs and Twitter, Nobody else can do it quicker. Linked in and four square too, No matter what we do. We do it with care and passion, Whether...

There's been a slight delay in celebrating the news of Market Avenue taking on two social media apprentices. At the end of October Sammyjo and Joe joined the team to take on social media management projects for posting, blogging, campaign planning and building connections. Their work...

1. Question customers already using the product or service. Demo machinery, Products, Talk to operators. Always try and question customers who are already using the products or service. They are already advocates of your business because they have purchased from you in the past and they...

Ever wonder why, when you ask someone to don’t do something, they do the complete opposite. For example, when you ask a child in a shop to not touch an item and they touch it any way. This is because the human mind doesn’t register...