Andy Wilkinson – IoD Small Business Director of the Year!

Today we raise a glass of champagne (with breakfast- it’s how we roll in the creative industry) to Andy Wilkinson, one half of our director dream-team, who was awarded ‘Director of the Year’ in the Small Business category at this year’s IoD West Midlands awards. The breakfast ceremony, hosted at the prestigious Edgbaston Cricket Ground, […]

Should your website be secure?

You might have heard of http and https, but what are they? What is the difference between the two?  Http stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol and https means Hypertext Transport Protocol Security, the latter meaning that the website is secure and the user is protected with data being is encrypted from webpage to server. In […]

What does digital disruption mean to you?

Digital Disruption is one of those terms that marketers cannot seem to escape at the moment- but what does it actually mean? OWB’s Head of Social Chris and Senior Designer Rachel headed to Birmingham’s Digital Enterprise Festival to find out. The event, held at Jaguar Land Rover’s Conference Centre in Birmingham, brought together a range […]

Exciting activities at Twycross Zoo this Easter

If you are looking for something to do during the Easter holidays head down to Twycross Zoo, as they have some exciting activities planned. The zoo has organised an Easter Egg hunt, encouraging you to search for eggs around the zoo whilst learning interesting facts about the animals. Another good reason to the visit the […]

Aprils Fools’ Day jokes as a marketing strategy?

April Fools’ Day is an excellent opportunity to show your brand has a sense of humour, which if done right can result in increased sales and brand awareness.  If you are thinking of creating an April Fools’ Day joke you need to be bold and original to stand out in a crowded space. Take a […]

Meet the latest addition to our team… Rachel Tingle

Our latest rising star Rachel Tingle joined the OWB team as an Account Executive this week. With her broad smile and excellent organisational skills she knows how to look after key clients! With two Rachels now in the team, have you got any nicknames you would like to share with us? The names are already […]

Make 2017 an award winning year

5 reasons why winning an award should be part of your marketing strategy. 1.Marketing & PR Even if you don’t win on the night (obviously it would be nice if you did), being shortlisted is already enough to improve your brand awareness, helping your business take advantage of invaluable PR opportunities. This will be especially […]

Looking to optimise your SEO for 2017? Here is OWB’s guide to optimisation

Make 2017 the year to optimise your website. Give your users the best possible web experience and the leads and web traffic will follow. Optimise your content for rich answers How often do you Google a question? The way we are searching has changed drastically over the last couple of years and you could generate […]

Award winning boats, Award winning brand, Award winning show…

Our amazing client Princess Motor Yacht Sales started 2017 in style with a stunning display at the London Boat Show. Following a highly successful 2016 for the luxury yacht distributors, LBS 17 provided the opportunity to begin the new year in style. A beautifully designed stand included a selection of new craft, an all new […]

Four tips that should form part of your 2017 marketing strategy

With 2016 quickly drawing to a close, now is the time to reflect on 2016 and start to think about your marketing plans for the New Year. In this post we give you tips to help inform your 2017 strategy. Create content for readers with short attention spans In today’s world everything is fast: your […]