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We spend a lot of time designing, creating and producing stunning content and campaigns for our clients. Occasionally, we find time to write for ourselves. These are our thoughts, news, inspirations and observations from an ever-evolving creative industry.

Creating immersive brand experiences

Creating immersive brand experiences for industry events requires a bit of creative thinking. What makes you unique? How can you extend the experience?

Engage audiences at the next level with online video

It should come as no surprise that many social media platforms have announced that online video is the most consumed type of content on their site.

How to make the most of your campaign on social media

With some careful planning, social media can be a marketer’s best friend – a cost-effective and engaging way to promote your campaign.

We’ve been nominated for a Chip Shop Award!

We’re proud and excited to say that our parody ad for Visit Lincolnshire has been nominated for Best Video at the Chip Shop Awards 2019!

Free exposure on social media? GIF stickers for brands

We created a set of Easter-themed GIF stickers to prove the viability of a new marketing tool for brands, and the results speak for themselves.

Creating the ultimate content plan for your brand

Planning content from scratch can be a daunting task, so we’ve put together the Harleys guide to creating the ultimate content plan.

Proud to be a Bristol-based creative agency

Perhaps we’re slightly biased but being a creative agency outside of the hustle and bustle of the capital certainly has its benefits – both for us and our clients.

Artificial Intelligence in marketing – what lies ahead?

AI can save lives and fight crime, but how can we harness the power of Artificial Intelligence in marketing?

Mission success: Designing for outer space

When an email with the subject line “We want to launch one of your designs into space” landed in our inbox earlier this year, we knew we were in for an exciting project.

How to boost brand engagement on social media

From 3D models to live streams and AI ads, we’ve rounded up some of the latest ways to boost brand engagement on social media.

Proud to be a recommended agency – again

We’re proud to be a RAR recommended agency for the eighth consecutive year, and it’s all thanks to our clients for reviewing and recommending our work.

The Harleys content checklist

Content is king, but are you getting the balance right for your audience? Here’s our internal content checklist so you can keep hitting those marketing goals.

Cannes Lions 2018: It’s a conservation game

We share some of the best campaigns from the conservation industry at this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

European Excellence Awards: Ericsson 5G innovation

We’re honoured to be among Europe’s top communicators yet again with a shortlisting at the European Excellence Awards for our recent storytelling.

Creativity and emotion – is it risky business?

Emotive advertising is nothing new, but it involves an element of risk. We explore some recent examples that have made headlines, for better and worse.

The return of smart storytelling

Are we dumbing down our media and on the brink of increasingly short attention spans? We explore the return of smart storytelling.

Walkers Crisps gets hijacked

What are brands supposed to do when their social media campaigns are hijacked within hours of going live? Some lessons learned from a recent competition.

Harleys summer blockbuster

We’re getting into the spirit of summer with our very own Harleys summer blockbuster to capture the thrills of working with a creative agency.

KitKat takes the biscuit

The iconic shape of the KitKat chocolate bar is perhaps not as iconic after all. How have other product brands fared in gaining trademarks over their own shapes?

Living your brand values

What can a sporting history moment and football’s first vegan-only club teach us about brand values and achieving organic publicity?

Creating immersive brand experiences

Creating immersive brand experiences for industry events requires a bit of creative thinking. What makes you unique? How can you extend the experience?

Engage audiences at the next level with online video

It should come as no surprise that many social media platforms have announced that online video is the most consumed type of content on their site.

How to make the most of your campaign on social media

With some careful planning, social media can be a marketer’s best friend – a cost-effective and engaging way to promote your campaign.

We’ve been nominated for a Chip Shop Award!

We’re proud and excited to say that our parody ad for Visit Lincolnshire has been nominated for Best Video at the Chip Shop Awards 2019!

Free exposure on social media? GIF stickers for brands

We created a set of Easter-themed GIF stickers to prove the viability of a new marketing tool for brands, and the results speak for themselves.

Creating the ultimate content plan for your brand

Planning content from scratch can be a daunting task, so we’ve put together the Harleys guide to creating the ultimate content plan.

Proud to be a Bristol-based creative agency

Perhaps we’re slightly biased but being a creative agency outside of the hustle and bustle of the capital certainly has its benefits – both for us and our clients.

Artificial Intelligence in marketing – what lies ahead?

AI can save lives and fight crime, but how can we harness the power of Artificial Intelligence in marketing?

Mission success: Designing for outer space

When an email with the subject line “We want to launch one of your designs into space” landed in our inbox earlier this year, we knew we were in for an exciting project.

How to boost brand engagement on social media

From 3D models to live streams and AI ads, we’ve rounded up some of the latest ways to boost brand engagement on social media.

Proud to be a recommended agency – again

We’re proud to be a RAR recommended agency for the eighth consecutive year, and it’s all thanks to our clients for reviewing and recommending our work.

The Harleys content checklist

Content is king, but are you getting the balance right for your audience? Here’s our internal content checklist so you can keep hitting those marketing goals.

Cannes Lions 2018: It’s a conservation game

We share some of the best campaigns from the conservation industry at this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

European Excellence Awards: Ericsson 5G innovation

We’re honoured to be among Europe’s top communicators yet again with a shortlisting at the European Excellence Awards for our recent storytelling.

Creativity and emotion – is it risky business?

Emotive advertising is nothing new, but it involves an element of risk. We explore some recent examples that have made headlines, for better and worse.

The return of smart storytelling

Are we dumbing down our media and on the brink of increasingly short attention spans? We explore the return of smart storytelling.

Walkers Crisps gets hijacked

What are brands supposed to do when their social media campaigns are hijacked within hours of going live? Some lessons learned from a recent competition.

Harleys summer blockbuster

We’re getting into the spirit of summer with our very own Harleys summer blockbuster to capture the thrills of working with a creative agency.

KitKat takes the biscuit

The iconic shape of the KitKat chocolate bar is perhaps not as iconic after all. How have other product brands fared in gaining trademarks over their own shapes?

Living your brand values

What can a sporting history moment and football’s first vegan-only club teach us about brand values and achieving organic publicity?