Category: distilled
  • How to be positive at work and make your life easier

    This isn’t the typical type of post you might find on Distilled’s blog. I’ve always been a glass half full person but the honest answer is that my positive attitude is a result of listening, learning, testing and being open to the world. I’m going to give you my approach to being positive at... Read more

  • 2018 Distilled Creative: What we’ve learned and changing trends

    Each year we write a round-up of some of the most exciting projects we’ve worked on over the past 12 months. We’ve continued to create a wide variety of content; never restricted by format. This year’s roundup includes photo stories, maps, mind maps, calendars, a long format article, picture... Read more

  • What We Learned in August 2018: The Digital Marketing Month in a Minute

    Several fascinating findings were revealed in Ofcom’s annual review of the UK communications sector. Key takeaways include: On average, people in the UK spend the equivalent of a day online per week Facebook’s reach among 18-24 year-olds is in decline (by 4% YoY) The smartphone video advertising... Read more

  • Being a better human - How to give better positive feedback

    I don’t divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures... I divide the world into the learners and nonlearners. Benjamin Barber Digital marketing is one of the most rapidly evolving fields. It exists in a symbiotic relationship to the evolution of Google, Facebook... Read more

  • What We Learned in July 2018: The Digital Marketing Month in a Minute

    The latest version of Google Chrome ( Chrome 68 went live on the 23rd of July) displays security warnings for websites that still use HTTP. As of July 2018, approximately 20% of the top 500 websites worldwide utilise HTTP. Multi-million brands like Daily Mail, Topshop, Argos, Sky Sports and many... Read more

  • What We Learned in June 2018: The Digital Marketing Month in a Minute

    Off the back of claims of interference in the US presidential election by Russian companies using bots, both Facebook and Twitter have taken significant steps to make their ad platforms more transparent. From the end of June you can now see any ads using the Twitter transparency tool or by visiting... Read more

  • 4 Reasons Why SEO Courses Aren’t Taught in College and How to Learn It On Your Own

    This is a post from our New York consulting intern Samiha Huque. For the past year Samiha has been juggling her time at college and working at Distilled. Samiha is now an alumna of St. John’s University, where she studied Marketing. Samiha, take it away. As a college student, you’ve probably... Read more

  • Four personality traits of a team and how to manage them

    Managing people in the workplace can be very rewarding yet extremely challenging, depending on a whole host of factors- some within our control, others not so much. I’ve had some great moments managing people, watching and helping them achieve their goals, but I’ve also made my fair share of... Read more

  • 5 reasons to attend SearchLove San Diego 2018

    In just a few short weeks’ time we’ll be jetting off to sunny San Diego for our annual West Coast conference, and we can’t wait! If you’re looking to get ahead this year, and want to learn amongst smart and likeminded folk (in lush surroundings), then you need to meet us in San Diego for SearchLove... Read more

  • All the Slides from SearchLove London 2017

    As it always tends to do, SearchLove London flew by in a flurry of top-class presentations, intense marketing chat with fellow digital folks, and lots of caffeine. The 2017 edition was our 2nd sellout crowd in a row and it was really special to look across a packed auditorium as each speaker got up on stage to share with you some really cool stuff. Read more

  • The Distilled Yearly Creative Roundup: 2017 Edition

    It’s been a year since our last creative roundup and I wanted to share what we’ve been working on in the last 12 months. As I started to collate the our creative pieces, it’s become clear that we’ve tried our hand, and indeed had some successes, at new and exciting formats Read more

  • Taking the Lead: Life as a Distilled Creative Intern

    This post was written by Distilled intern Khadija Mahamud, with input from fellow intern Nina Evangeli. Khadija is an alumnus of Kingston University, and has worked for BBC, Deliveroo and her own company, Network and Chill. Nina is a 2nd year student at the University of East Anglia, where she studies English Literature. This post is about their experiences in the Distilled creative team... Read more