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Get stuck in – it’s Sandwich Week!

Sandwiches are simple and can be part of any meal of the day. But do you know how it got its name? John Montague, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, regularly ordered meat between two pieces of bread so he could continue playing cards without getting his hands greasy.

14.05.17

London Marathon

The idea was created in a pub by former Olympic champion and journalist Chris Brasher and athlete John Disley. Now it’s the largest annual fundraising event in the world. Since its launch, runners have raised over £770 million for charity!

21.04.17

Why your business needs a blog

Do you want to start a blog for your business, but you’re scratching your head trying to find reasons why and struggle with the concept of what to write about? Do you know what the impact of having a blog can do for your business development?

02.04.17

St. Patrick’s Day

It’s a day of heritage, pride and celebration. Not only is it celebrated in Ireland, but it’s now celebrated in other countries across the globe and everyone wears green! If you want to experience the party then you need to head to Ireland!

16.03.17

Pancake Day

It’s that time of year again when you put batter in a pan, create the perfect pancake and add your favourite toppings! Pancake day is also known as Shrove Tuesday, this is a Christian festival to mark the start of lent.

27.02.17

The 5 steps to a great website

So you have a website for your business, but it was designed quite some time ago and you’re now considering whether it’s time to give it a facelift. But what are the key factors you need to consider when reviewing your existing website?

24.01.17

Dry January Challenge

If you were challenged to give up the booze for 31 days, would you accept the challenge?!

04.01.17

Eat, drink and be merry!

It’s that time again! Are you ready? Of course you are! Christmas dinner is one of the most looked forward to meals in the UK.

14.12.16

Countdown to Christmas!

Countdown to Christmas! 2016 is coming to an end and what a year it’s been! While reflecting on the busy year we’ve had, we wanted to give you a little insight into what’s been going on at Obvious HQ.

07.12.16

Why start-ups need marketing

Many start-up companies believe marketing is something they can do themselves until they establish a great turnover. However, the truth is your business should have a strong marketing strategy right from the start if it is to succeed.

16.11.16

Remember, remember the 5th of November…

The 5th November marks the anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot when Guy Fawkes attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Dummies have been made and burned on bonfires since the 13th Century, initially to remove evil spirits.

03.11.16

Trick or treat?

With Halloween just around the corner, a predictable trend starts on Google search to seek out the perfect outfit for an upcoming Halloween party.

26.10.16

The art of beer & food matching

The matching snack that traditionally goes with a pint of beer is usually something salty like crisps, nuts or pork scratchings. However, have you ever wondered what other food best complements your favourite brew? Then look no further as we have put together an infographic to help you!

07.09.16

National Burger Day – grubs up!

National Burger Day was created by Mr. Hyde and is celebrated annually as one of the world’s most popular comfort foods.

23.08.16

Happy National Chocolate Day!

We all love a bit of chocolate, however, it’s a continued debate between friends and family members as to what is the greatest ever chocolate bar.

06.07.16

Us Brits love a BBQ!

Us Brits love a BBQ!

Summer is approaching and us Brits love a good barbecue and the great outdoors! The air will soon be filled with the smell of sizzling meats, enjoying beverages and of course, the sunshine! Even the men will turn into cavemen when there is food to be cooked over a fire.

28.06.16

How to boost your business using social media

There are many businesses that have Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts, however, these aren’t being used to their full potential to gain maximum exposure and build brand awareness.

07.06.16

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Is your website mobile-friendly?

Mobile internet usage is increasing year on year and with more people using smartphones and tablets than ever before to check emails and social media, do their online shopping and research information, it’s become critical that your website is mobile-friendly.

12.05.16

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Tips on what makes the best business card

The business card is the smallest marketing tool you possess, but they pack a real punch when it comes to getting your name out there. From small businesses, independent retailers to global organisations, a business card can do a lot for your brand and your connections.

27.04.16

Easter blog post

Celebrating Easter & all its glory

Easter is the preferred holiday for those with a sweet tooth as well as spending time with their families. But what is it?

18.03.16

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Valentine’s Day is approaching!

Valentine’s Day is approaching and it’s one of the biggest gift-giving holidays of the year. In medieval times some people couldn’t write their names, so they would sign their cards with an ‘X’ and kiss it.

08.02.16

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Movember – the month of the moustache!

It’s that time of year again where the annual month long moustache growing marathon is kicking off around the world, challenging men to grow moustaches to raise awareness for men’s health and of course, women can get involved too by fundraising for the men in their lives.

28.10.15

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Why content marketing is king

Content marketing is not a new trend – it is simply the growth of digital marketing such as search engine optimisation, social media marketing, video, design and other creative mediums.

09.10.15