Category: advertising

nigel stevenson media design consultancy

Nigel Stevenson Consultancy new web design

A rare moment to blow ones own trumpet, Oast House Media director Nigel Stevenson is also a media consultant working in Kent with new and established businesses on their corporate web and print design requirements. “I’ve been in the media business now for over 40 years and created the consultancy company for over 10 of these but the old website was not sending the right message. Using the content of ‘On Your Marks’ written for new businesses I’ve redesigned and populated the web pages with factual content and images. There are also many ‘top tips’ to help anyone buy media save time and money” The new web pages are packed...

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Click Fraud on Google PPC, are you being scammed?

You will not be surprised to know that Click Fraud is rife on the internet with scam sites set up to bleed a legitimate advertisers budget dry. What may shock you is the amount of Click Fraud or ‘invalid clicks’ on Google’s PPC (pay-per-click) ad platform. Where are Google’s PPC ads? If you complete a popular search on Google your SERPs (search engine results page) will have 10 natural listings (desktop view) sandwiched between Google PPC ads at the top and bottom of the page. In this example Jet2 are managing a PPC campaign that includes ‘cheap flights to Tenerife‘. Now we know only a small percentage of browsers actually...

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Is your website ready for The Open Golf?

If you didn’t know already, The Open Golf Championship is back in Kent at Royal St George’s, Sandwich 15th to 18th July 2021. With an estimated daily attendance of 130,000 plus a commercial tented area bigger than Eastry, there’s a lot of interest for local businesses. The obvious winners are any of the service industries like accommodation, transport, food etc but there’s also a support requirement for the 1000s of international business that came here in readiness weeks ago. One of our suppliers have an employee who takes every July off to work to attend The Open. He’s proved to be a real asset to his part time employee CBS...

web design clients working for clients in kent

Clients working for clients

Two local web design clients have joined up for a construction project near Canterbury. Hartlee Tree Surgeons have commissioned Stevenson Builders to build a new extension. Andy and Clive Stevenson specialise in older buildings having just completed the Kersney Abbey refurbishment for Coombs in Dover, this Victorian property will not be such a challenge but matching old to new is a skill in its own right. Both Stevenson Builders and Hartlee Tree Surgeons have completed work for Oast House Media, and very good work it was to!

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Every considered Radio advertising?

We’ve just completed an intro meeting with The KM Group Radio advertising guys and was quietly surprised how affordable local radio advertising can be. Take a look at the tariff on offer (March 2017) and this marketing booklet PDF. KM have 7 transmitters in Kent which allows the client to select marketing areas, interested? contact us for more and a referral to the marketing exec. Prices include commercial production using single voice and library music. 7 day package on single FM transmitter 5 x 30 second commercials per day £299 + vat 10 day package on single FM transmitter 5 x 30 second commercials per day £349 + vat 4...

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Advert design for local residential home

We’ve been supplying web and print design to Bradfield Residential Residential Home (Walmer) for many years now. We don’t profile advert design on our web pages as there isn’t much call for this work these days but if a client requests a design using the graphic elements we already have on archive, we can create a nice design quickly and at a competitive price. This particular ad featured in 2 titles, Northbourne Park School mag and The KM group Care Supplement. As usual the KM advert was on a tight deadline but the artwork was completed and delivered in the right formats on time. Print design is totally different from...

yellow pages

50 years of Yell!

Each year we watch the yearly doorstep delivery of the Yellow Pages get thinner and thinner. This years edition is no different and also proudly boasting 50 years ‘connecting buyers and sellers’. There’s no doubt back in the day this was your first port of call when you needed something and also well supported by some famous adverts, but what’s gone wrong? I’m willing to bet a small wager that most of you haven’t picked up a Yellow Pages in the past 5 years, I’m also willing to double or quits that wager with a prediction you used a web search engine, probably Google instead? That’s why your business has...