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The start of a New Year with the Studio 4

Blog - New Year (Matt)

So I am writing the first blog of the year and it is already the 4th week! Things have not stopped since the Christmas break. We have several new accounts, been overseas on business, skype calling in the UK and Europe whilst still servicing the needs of the clients on our doorstep.

With brexit looming I am perplexed at the up turn in business but long may it last. So why have things started so well? I had a look at where the work has come from and some has been PR, a lot of SEO, new design and Branding contracts, loads of websites, hosting, domains, social media, you name it, in the first 3 weeks, we have done it.

So maybe that’s why we are busy, because of the breadth of what we offer. For a team of 14, we are extremely diverse with talented staff in 5 or … [Read More]

The Studio 4 look to create a “Stunning and Lasting Impression” at the Construction Marketing Awards

CMA AwardsWhat is it?

The construction marketing awards (CMA’s) “showcases the construction industry’s creativity, innovation and effectiveness in marketing”.

To enter the awards you have to be invited by an organisation within the UK Construction and Built Environment. These organisations comprise of Architects, Specialist Consultants, Contractors, Developers, Manufacturers and Specialist Suppliers.

Entries are submitted by a marketing team or individual that is responsible for a business development or marketing strategy, within the Construction and Built Environment. There are 23 categories that you can enter which include Agency of the Year, Best Product Launch, Best use of Advertising and Best Branding & Positioning.

Our Entry

The Studios entry for the CMAs is for the ‘Best use of Advertising’ for a product launched by flooring specialists Gerflor. The product being advertised was the Taralay Impression Control & Uni Collection, which is a new vinyl flooring product for 2018.

The range is full of … [Read More]

Studio 4 expansion – Moving on up

Office move

We are a people business and ensuring that our working environment is in tune with those creative juices is crucial. Only recently we’ve had to move offices to make sure we’ve got enough ‘elbow room’ to enable our talented team to flourish in a space that both inspires and promotes well-being. 

At The Studio4 we’re passionate about what we do and for who we do it for. Delivering results and top-flight levels of service is what drives our creative and management teams. From designers through to writers, account managers and accounts, we’re all here to make sure our valued clients get the very best ‘full service’ package possible. To that end we are constantly evolving and expanding to enable us to provide brilliant advertising, social media and PR solutions that really cut the mustard. 

That in turn means more talented folks that can take your brief from discussion, through to … [Read More]

What is The Studio 4 doing about GDPR?

What is GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)?

This is a set of European Regulations which will change the way European Countries process personal data on both digital and paper documents. The regulation comes into force on the 25th May 2018 (This does not change because of Brexit).

The underlying principles of the GDPR are essentially similar to those as set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 (and related regulation).

Quick overview

Focuses on the rights and freedoms of data subjects and their Personally Identifiable Information Comes into force on May 25th 2018 Significant Penalties for non-compliance and for breaches The need for GDPR

The need for greater enforcement of personal data privacy principles and the creation of rights is greater than ever.

Your personal data is your personal property. When you disclose your personal information, there is a risk that it will fall into the wrong hands. These regulations … [Read More]

Experiences, Opportunities and Benefits of working at The Studio 4

My first few months at The Studio 4 have been personally and professionally eye-opening. From my first experience in driving in heavy snow on my way to work, to working with brand-new clients across various sectors, there has been numerous occasions in my short time where The Studio 4 way of working differs to what I have experienced in previous roles.

As in almost any career, communication is key. Having originally come from a company with an extensive number of employees, constant communication with teammates was largely non-existent. The Studio 4 however is comprised of a relatively small team where communication is key and every member of the team needs to get involved to ensure that the projects handled are completed at the highest standard.

Another key point to The Studio 4 is the importance developing relationships in the workplace with colleagues and with clients. Building relationships with people involved … [Read More]