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Pivoting at pace – for good
David Guy explains our belief in intelligent agility.
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RT @MarketingSocSco: Last year @Guy_and_Co launched their Guy & Co-Creation Award for a food & drink entrepreneur. It was won by a Kirkcudb…

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RT @MarketingSocSco: Virtual workshopping 💻 Thanks to @Guy_and_Co for some handy practical tips for creative ideation & facilitation on Zo…
Running creative & collaborative virtual workshops
Our planning team's practical tips for virtual workshopping.
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Un-locking creativity during lockdown
Graham Hancock's advice for staying creative in the current climate.
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We've been giving @Albert_Bartlett's digital content calendar - and the nation's virtual dinner parties - more va-va-zoom during lockdown! More in the press: https://t.co/CiCTjD9wlx and on the website: https://t.co/9rwZg04Cub #dothealbertbartlett #potatoes #digitalmarketing #zoom https://t.co/c8dyeQ314J
Tips for naming in NPD
Cat Summers offers up advice on naming new brands.
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Create a routine and routinely create; share, share share; and stay curious. Some of the advice offered by our Art Director, Graham Hancock on staying creative during lockdown: https://t.co/e2srkGFHCX #creativity #coronavirus #workfromhome #design @MarketingSocSco @gjhancock https://t.co/W8liJ3gVMk

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Congratulations to all the nominees - roll on October! #StarAwards2020 https://t.co/tvFKmIjSUC
Client Spotlight: Making Border’s Dark Chocolate Ginger Famously Fiery
Suzie Carlaw, Marketing Manager of Border Biscuits.
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Optimising a creative space for productive ideation
David Guy offers up five tips for planning creative spaces.
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And huge congratulations 3 of our clients up for big awards: Ian Macleod Distillers and @innisandgunn for their Star Marketing Team nominations, and @EssentialEdin for making the Chairman's SME award shortlist 🌟🌟🌟
Three big trends driving the Rum-olution
Junior Planner, Amy Slesinger, explores the booming rum category.
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On top of 9 campaign nominations, we're thrilled to be shortlisted for Agency of the Year at this year's @MarketingSocSco Star Awards. Thanks to our fantastic clients who challenged us to deliver commercially & creatively for their brands, and to our great team & partners 🥃🍻🥂 https://t.co/kwLmBDYmHc

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A belated but heartfelt woohoo for 3 more nominations in the Sector categories, with wonderful clients @BorderBiscuits, Smokehead / Ian Macleod Distillers & @EssentialEdin (also nominated for a Chairman's award) 👏👏👏 https://t.co/vqahkxUI3Y
You are not your target audience: How research can save us from marketing myopia
Caroline Olechowski explores overcoming cognitive biases.
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2019 SHOWREEL
The realities of a creative agency crossed with a research agency...
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@EssentialEdin Wonderful news! #signofagreatclient
Old habits live better: How healthy food brands are changing what we eat
Caroline Olechowski explores 2019's healthy food brands.
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Seems odd to be talking about awards in the current climate, but a fitting time to reflect on collaborations with great clients & agency partners. We're delighted to be nominated for a total of 9 @themarketingsoc… https://t.co/dNmKTpnTOW

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The week just keeps getting better. Another nomination for Smokehead / Ian Macleod Distillers 🥃, plus two for @innisandgunn, shared with the team at @s0methingsays 🍻 Big thanks to our great clients! https://t.co/x3oZgJBxSc
Creativity is maximised when you are living in the moment
David Guy explores authenticity in brand stories.
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Better in Beta
Luke Di Rollo explores the benefits of an agile agency approach.
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What a way to start the week! We've been nominated not once, not twice but three times for our work with fantastic clients Smokehead whisky/Ian Macleod Distillers and @RLprotection 🏆🏆🏆 https://t.co/BcR6KG8PC3
Client Spotlight: Hunter turned gamekeeper
Simon Aron, Managing Director of Cask Trade Ltd.
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Happy 30th birthday to our awesome designer Mikaela! We can’t wait to celebrate with you when we’re back at the bar! 🍾Swipe to see Miki’s alter-ego ➡️➡️➡️ https://t.co/1Vy1AXyarv

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RT @The_Nods: ⭐ Best Brand Experience Inspiration Machine @edfringe by @BrightSignals Kraft Heinz @HeinzBeanzuk by @MultiplyAgency Peak Pi…
Put your hands up for Edinburgh, our lovely city
David Guy explores the rise and rise of Edinburgh city centre.
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Travelling the world from our agency bar
David Guy discusses the impact of video conferencing on global convers...
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We may not be at the agency bar, but as long as Friday drinks are part of the new remote ‘normal’ then we’re ok with it!🍺 Wishing our great clients, suppliers & wider marketing community health & positivity. Here’s… https://t.co/FRym1JLdHi
Tales from either side of the great divide
Planning Director, Kirsten Geary, explores how to think like a client.
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Happy big birthday to the big Guy 🎉 @ Guy & Co https://t.co/d9IOC6Qono

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Happy big birthday to the big Guy 🎉🎂 @ Guy & Co https://t.co/oJwKlrz7hH
A bright start for Dark Art Gin as innovative proposal lands our inaugural award
Our 2018 Guy & Co-creation Award winner is announced.
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Creating impact: A tale of two & three things
David Guy discusses his rules for creating impact in drinks packaging.
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RT @roddycsmith1: Well done to the @EssentialEdin marketing and comms team and our great partners @Guy_and_Co @WeAreWire @davidlloydreid @r…
Smoking tradition at Edinburgh Cocktail Week
Do we still associate drinks with genders? Kate Ogilvie explores.
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@roddycsmith1 @EssentialEdin @WeAreWire @davidlloydreid @republicofmedia @EdinCityCentre Wonderful news! Proud to be part of this great team. Congrats to all! 🥂

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RT @JCDecaux_UK: Super-licious by name, super-licious by nature! Great to see the new Baxters campaign looking fantastic across our digital…
A look back at some of our greatest brand hits from the past 5 years.
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INTRODUCING THE GUY & CO-CREATION® AWARD
Turn your great food & drink idea into a winning brand.
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Learning the language of drawing
David Guy explains the power of being able to draw as a marketer.
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Client Spotlight: Annual protection statements: A nudge in the right direction
Ross Jackson, Senior Protection Marketing Manager at Royal London.
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Why is nostalgia marketing so appealing?
Account Director Jenny Terris explores the trend.
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Client Spotlight: A refreshing take on entrepreneurship
Jamie Douglas-Hamilton, Founder & CEO at Actiph Water.
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Guest blog: Radical new drinks propositions for millennials
A perspective from Mark Geary, Director of Super Premium, Edrington.
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Innovation Engineering training: fast food and fast thinking
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The ‘baking of’ our Border Biscuits TVC
How we crafted the animated world of the Border 'Biscuitiers.'
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Finding your way in the dark
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Can money buy taste?
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Best Press Campaign, Scottish Creative Awards
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