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Tales from Hell: How a strategy can keep the grim reaper from calling

Posted by Jacqui Gage-Brown on Oct 11, 2017 5:36:12 PM

Recapping Ben Cumming, General Manager Hell Revolution, from the NZ Marketing Summit 2017

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Why Google has said you need HTTPS for your website

Posted by Jacqui Gage-Brown on Oct 2, 2017 11:31:22 AM

Google is rolling out some changes that will affect all websites, including yours. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
Here’s everything you need to know.

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Why climbing the Hakarimatas is like running a business

Posted by Jacqui Gage-Brown on May 22, 2017 9:13:28 AM

Mix a little bit of torture with beautiful scenery and what do you get? A favourite weekend walk/climb of mine, the Hakarimata Summit Track (or for the locals, the Huks). My nine-year-old Ezra can make it to the top quicker than me, and seven-year-old Felix is not far behind. It’s a challenge, but rewarding with a dash of fun.

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Five tips for spicing up your out of office message

Posted by Jacqui Gage-Brown on Mar 31, 2017 11:33:11 AM

Bing! You've sent an email and received an instant reply, “I’m out of the office returning 5 April 2017.” You promptly delete it, and that’s the end of that.

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How to create your company’s values

Posted by Jacqui Gage-Brown on Dec 15, 2016 2:46:22 PM

Find out how some of our clients have identified and applied their fundamental business values.

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Top five marketing lessons from CrossFit

Posted by Jacqui Gage-Brown on Jul 29, 2016 4:35:46 PM

CrossFit has made HGB’s director of strategy stronger, fitter and more determined than ever. But it’s also taught Jacqui a few things about marketing. Wondering what walking on her hands or deadlifting over 100kg could have to with marketing? Read Jacqui’s latest blog to find out.

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Five essential elements of a successful marketing strategy

Posted by Jacqui Gage-Brown on Jul 19, 2016 12:25:57 PM

Before we engage in any marketing activity with our clients we make sure we have a strategy in place. What does that involve? Read on and find out.

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The importance of a strong support team

Posted by Jacqui Gage-Brown on Apr 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Surrounding yourself with good people is the best business decision you’ll ever make. HGB’s strategic director, Jacqui Gage-Brown introduces her A team.

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Ready, set, goals: How to set your S.M.A.R.T goals

Posted by Jacqui Gage-Brown on Apr 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

There's been a bit of DIY happening here at HGB HQ of late. Jacqui's been welding a hammer, Kylie's been up a ladder, and Catherine's been hanging picture hooks. The result? One less wall, an inviting open plan office, and a fabulous new meeting room.

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How to get to know your clients

Posted by Jacqui Gage-Brown on Apr 4, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Every morning, the team at HGB come to the office for the same reason - to get the best for our clients. And to achieve this, we get to know them first. Here's how and why we do that.

Cue the celebrations, you've just secured a new client.

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