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Prioritise your Twitter activity with Twitter lists
Sara Drawwater of Something Beckons shares her Twitter tip of prioritising your conversations and relationship building efforts.
Let's get visual....
Hannah Coetsee, Marketing Executive of Conscious Communications shares her knowledge of using Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube.
The key to effective marketing collateral
Sarah Brereton, Director of Limewash Media & Design Ltd shares the key points to effective marketing collateral.
Measurement and Evaluation
Alison Taylor, Managing Director of Conscious Communications shares advice of how to measure the return on your marketing activities and ensure you are spending your time and money in the right ways.
Successful Digital Marketing
Digital marketing is not a stand-alone marketing genre – it needs to be part of a coherent marketing strategy if it is to deliver return on investment.
Comms Sector supporting members
The Communications Sector Group’s mission is to share its expertise, experience and industry best practice to help Chamber members communicate more effectively in all aspects of business.
Brand consistency
At the recent ‘Maximise Your Online Presence’ workshop delegates were given practical insights into developing and maintaining brand consistency.
Content – what to use and how to create it in house
Hannah Campbell from Conscious Communications offers advice on maximising your online presence.
Lilac James Celebrates Google Partner Status
The St Neots-based marketing agency, Lilac James, is celebrating its appointment as an official Google Partner.
KISS PR shortlisted for PRide Awards
KISS PR has been shortlisted for two awards in this year's PRide Awards, hosted by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).
Xanthos Digital Marketing increase client's sales by 36% with design of new website
Xanthos Digital Marketing has helped one of its clients achieve a 36% increase in online orders with the launch of a new ecommerce website.
KISS Communications is on the lookout for a Senior Account Manager
KISS is a rapidly growing integrated creative agency headquartered in Cambridge. We have a fice person Account Service team and are now looking to expand the team with an ambitious Account Director/Senior Account Manager.
Discounted advertising rates in CONNECTED magazine this month only
We're offering Chamber members the chance to reach out to other businesses with maximum exposure with an advert in the next edition of CONNECTED.
Engage with customers through CRM
Businesses discover to attract, win and keep customers at ICT sector workshop
Chamber secures funding for women’s digital workshops
Two free workshops have been designed to help women in Fenland enhance their understanding of how to use social media for business success.
Lilac James Marketing expands and recruits
Lilac James Marketing Company, founded in 2008, has expanded into the Colmworth Business Park in St Neots and is seeking new staff.
National industry recognition for Cubiqdesign Creative Director
John Treby, Creative Director of the multi-award winning graphic design agency, Cubiqdesign, has been invited to join Creativepool's prestigious judging panel.
KISS PR have shared their top tips for media interview success, encouraging prospective interviewees to prepare, practice and perform
Media Relations
Following on from the media relations feature in January issue of CONNECTED, Alison Taylor, Chair of the Communications Sector elaborates on why old fashion media still works!
Negotiating your way to successful sales
Two members of the Chambers’ Communications Sector pulled their Sales expertise and knowledge together to deliver a sales event at the Huntingdon Racecourse.
Discover who’s checking out your website with a free trial from Lead Forensics
Chamber member Lead Forensics, a website tracking software company, is offering members a free trial of their flagship product which enables companies to identify exactly who’s visiting their website.
Skills for every business – still time to book our sales and negotiation event next week
Businesses will discover how confidence and communication are key to long-term sales growth at an event being held at Huntingdon Racecourse next week.
You don’t need to be a pyromanic to write effective business headlines – but every little helps
Following on from her article, Four questions are the answer to better business communications in September’s CONNECTED magazine, Communications sector member, Kaye Coleman-Rooney of Doing Words offers her headline how-to’s.
Chamber launches YouTube channel to showcase the benefits of membership
The Chamber has launched its own YouTube channel, featuring videos of Chamber members describing how they benefit from attending Chamber networking events.
Granite 5 celebrate 15 years building websites that work
Website developers Granite 5 have toasted their 15th anniversary at a special event attended by their first and most recent clients.
Cambridge businesses to learn from award-winning social media strategist
Businesses in Cambridge are preparing to hear how an award-winning social media strategist yielded phenomenal results for Maersk Line on a global scale in less than 12 months.
Businesses to learn from leading experts in social media
Businesses will discover how leading companies are using social media to engage with customers, partners and employees and how they measure the results on their bottom line at an event being held in Cambridge next week.
Email Marketing or Text Messaging?
Is email marketing still relevant or is text messaging more effective?
Taking the Fear out of Social Media
Taking members from terrified towards terrific in Social Media in three stages.
Members take a plunge with social media
Members join LinkedIn and Twitter at a recent workshop.
What’s #trending?
Alison Taylor of Conscious Communications offers some useful facts and social media tips.
Chamber members show that they're well connected
Chamber members from across the UK have appeared online in a video showcasing what can be gained from Chamber membership.
Importance of Internal Communications
Communicating with your staff can impact positively on your business.
Use of QR Codes
The question of QR codes was recently asked of our Communications Sector.
Help is at Hand with Communications
Comms Sector sets it manifesto to members.
Chamber launches new look at event to encourage business growth
Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce has unveiled new branding following a decision to align with that of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), the national body to which it is accredited.
Communication is all about conversations
Communications Sector supports the Speak Digital campaign.
Communications Sector Launches
New Sector Group to support members with their communications needs.
New project to help your business to ‘Speak Digital’
Could speaking digital help you grow your business?
How can you Attract More Business?
Answer your burning marketing queries to help increase your business at our interactive seminar.
Selling Internationally
A panel of expert speakers shared their experiences of selling to overseas markets at the Chambers' International event - Selling Internationally.
Chamber helps businesses market internationally
The Chamber is helping companies make the most of their overseas marketing in order to grow.
Businesses come together to learn more about Social Media
Businesses came together to find out whether using Social Media is for them at a recent event organised by the Chambers’ Sales and Marketing and ICT Sectors.
Members invited to join Sales and Marketing Sector Committee
Opportunity for members to contribute to the activities of our vibrant Sales and Marketing Sector by joining the committee which meets once every couple of months.
The Chamber Awards 2011 are now open for entries, with £50,000 worth of cash prizes to be won and two new categories to recognise the efforts of businesses that reduce their impact on the environment and find new international markets.
Sales and Marketing – what can we do for you?
Sales and Marketing Sector provides a network and support to businesses.

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