Tag: marketing

Global city, local arse?

One of the most thought provoking blog posts on the new Birmingham Post site is one from Pete Ashton, on “our”, marketing phrase “global city with a local heart”.  “I’m not sure “local” is the right word for that though.…

Bring your felt-tips

To Colour in Birmingham. A couple of quite spammy reading comments from a first time commenter lead me to this –  a sort of viral calender with very mainstream Brum events. Commits the cardinal usability sin of opening a new…

Capital by capitailisation

London has been LONDON for some time now – because it’s always ON, you see (can’t think of anything worse) and now ‘the magic city’ (Birmingham, Alabama) has become BIRMINGHAM for marketing purposes (because it’s IN – fashionable I suppose).…