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Consumer and industry insights, marketing guides, business talk and a lot of tech. And while you’re here, get to know us.

The lowdown on lead generation in 2021

Tony Golden covers why those businesses that simply deliver leads and then leave their partners to pray to the conversion gods aren’t going to survive for long. It’s the sophisticated, omnichannel lead generation partners that

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HOW TO… get started with SEO

Nothing can stop the FanFinders Guide to Marketing now – it’s a runaway train by this point. In this latest article, we explore how brands in baby and parenting can start getting the most out of SEO

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Team Spotlight – Meet Jonny

Name: Jonny Livingston Title: SEO Manager Time with the company: 4 months Talk to me about SEO… I’d say it’s one of those disciplines that most people know about, but don’t understand. What I can

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Team Spotlight – Meet Andy

Name: Andrew Hollingworth Title: International Business Development Manager Time with the company: 10 months Your first ever job was… Cleaning in a small restaurant in New York, when I was 16. I have family that

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Team Spotlight – Meet Alvin

Name: Alvin Campbell Position: Business Development Years with the company: 2 years Your first ever job… Believe it or not, it was as a chef. Well I suppose it really should be called cooking by

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Team Spotlight – Meet Catrin

Name: Catrin Hughes Position: Customer Acquisition Manager Years with the company: 6 months First things first, was working at a zoo as much fun at it seems from the outside… It was. It’s probably more

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5 ways to boost team morale

The latest blog from FanFinders’ CEO and co-founder Alec Dobbie.  January is often a new start for both people and companies, and with our current lockdown situation in the UK, it’s more important than ever

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Team Spotlight – Meet Rich

Name: Richard Matthews Position: Group Financial Controller Years with the company: Over 3 years Before FanFinders, the most unusual or interesting job you’ve had… After finishing my English studies, I actually worked as a tree

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Team Spotlight – Meet Brian

Name: Brian Peacock Position: Software Development Team Lead Years with the company: 1 year and 3 months Before FanFinders, the most unusual or interesting job you’ve had… Growing up, most summer or Easter holidays I’d go out

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Team Spotlight – Meet Laura

Name: Laura Driver Position: Social Media Manager Years with the company: Over 6 years Before FanFinders, the most unusual or interesting job you’ve had… When working on a retailer’s social media, part of my job

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Team Spotlight – Meet Jas

Name: Jasmine Gurney Position: Head of Content & Social Years with the company: Over 2 years Before FanFinders, the most unusual or interesting job you’ve had… At one stage, I was creating new e-learning modules

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Team Spotlight – Meet Charlie

Name: Charlie Robson Position: Head of UK Partnerships Years with the company: Just over 5 years Before FanFinders, the most unusual or interesting job you’ve had… Let’s just say at one stage I was with

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Team Spotlight – Meet Raf

Name: Raphael Marsh Position: Creative Director and co-founder Years with the company: 7 years and counting What was the initial motivation behind creating FanFinders… After Al [Alec] became a dad, we were looking at a

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Team Spotlight – Meet Paul

Name: Paul Gwynn Position: CTO  Years with the company: Coming up for 3 years What attracted you to FanFinders… The role offered a lot of autonomy. The technologies they had in-house were appealing and it

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Team Spotlight – Meet Adam

Name: Adam Gillett Position: CCO and co-founder Years with the company: 7 years Before FanFinders, the most unusual or interesting job you’ve had… I spent one summer putting up marquees for film sets all across

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5 benefits of hiring apprentices

Apprenticeships are big news at the moment. From talk of a new government ‘bounty’ to incentivise companies through to where exactly hiring young people fits into post-pandemic plans, the role of apprentices is in the

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Team Spotlight – Meet Neil

Name: Neil Stephenson Position: CMO and co-founder Years with the company:  7 years Before FanFinders, the most unusual or interesting job you’ve had… When I was 18, I worked in a casino as a croupier.

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Team Spotlight – Meet Alec

Name: Alec Dobbie Position: CEO and co-founder Years with the company: At least as long as the company has existed (7 years and counting) Before FanFinders, the most unusual or interesting job you’ve had… At

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