Sound investment for 2012

Video has become a key service for Harris Associates as clients embrace the medium for presentation, website and social media… Read More

Harris’ clients in the limelight at Ecobuild

Harris Associates’ well-honed media management skills came to the fore at this year’s Ecobuild (20th – 22nd March 2012), the… Read More

Winning ways on the web

One of the most complex websites undertaken by Harris was produced to coincide with Howarth Timber’s 170th year of… Read More

Harris sets sights on double award

The award nominations keep on rolling in for Harris Associates after we won two places in this year’s Marketing Excellence… Read More

The value of print

Take a look at your inbox. I’m sure a high proportion of your messages will be from companies trying to… Read More

Responsive web design

My eyes have been opened to responsive web design and there is definitely no going back for me.

Logo or Lo-gone?

After suffering a rough year in 2010, filled with several announcements of its demise, the humble logo is still here… Read More

SEO tip #2: Clean coding equals a solid structure

It’s simple – use good clean code to build a website and you will have a strong foundation for your… Read More

Create your digital toolbox

Whether you like it, loathe it or just don’t understand it, ‘new media’ PR is here to stay, and in… Read More

The difference between god and a safety manager

God doesn’t think he’s a safety manager! Before the safety police visit, I should say that I don’t entirely subscribe… Read More

Tim’s top tips for public speaking

Many of us are asked to address an audience at some point, be that as part of a presentation or… Read More

Don’t Panic!

If you are called on to represent your business in a radio interview, what will your first reaction be? Mild… Read More

How to cut advertising costs

Prioritise the magazines that are most appropriate for your market. Any reputable magazine will have ABC audited readership figures and… Read More

SEO tip #1: Content is key

There is no quick fix when it comes to getting a site to the top of Google (other good search… Read More


Love it or hate it, in today’s business environment marketing is more important than ever. As a marketing company we… Read More

Life in the fast lane

After spending the best part of two years as a snotty sports journalist immediately after a three-year journalism degree I’d… Read More

Come fly with me…

As a ‘victim’ of the recent flying hiatus and with no aeroplanes to view, my observations soon turned to the… Read More

The fluorescent fashion

I don’t for a minute suggest that hi-visibility jackets don’t have a place, but now everyone’s wearing them I wonder… Read More

I’m a photographer not a terrorist!

Photography is under attack from beaurocracy, misguided public servants and the misuse and misunderstanding of the law. Across the country… Read More

Making the most of Facebook

Hands up if you don’t have a Facebook account? That’s right, pretty much every man and his dog have a… Read More

What does your business really sell?

So many companies make the mistake of defining their offering in terms of services or products, rather than the benefits… Read More

Image rights and wrongs

If you use photographs of people in your marketing, tread carefully or you could end up falling foul of the… Read More

Environmentally ‘friendly’ print; fact or fiction?

Of course we all want to do everything possible to reduce the impact we and our companies have on the… Read More