Over the Summer, as we all bathed in the Olympic glow, the marketing world rumbled with news that Pinterest was proving ineffective at converting the massive traffic it was attracting into sales for participating brands.Read More
Our longstanding partners at Short Form Film have just been awarded a Lovie award for animation for their WillShake film. Directed by Joe Talbot, one of the co-founders of the company, we think it is an impressive portrayal of the much loved Macbeth story by William Shakespeare in a way that can capture the imaginations of children and create excitement for his literary works.Read More
We are delighted that Elliot Moss is a finalist in the Financial Times’ Legal Innovator of the Year. Elliot is the first non-lawyer to be included in the FT’s 10 most innovative individuals in the legal sector. Elliot is a shareholder in Make Happy and first worked with Jonathan at Leo Burnett where they both started on the graduate trainee scheme.
I’m always surprised by how often clients neglect office design when considering their internal communications planning. Yet the office environment is a key part of the culture and communications of an organisation. It impacts how people work, the manner and the frequency they talk to each other and how information flows through the company structure. I read recently that in one company a redesign to a more open space resulted in a fall in email traffic of 50%.Read More
In August Elizabeth Murdoch gave the James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture at the Edinburgh Television Festival. She talked compellingly about values and purpose, something very close to the heart of all of us here at Make Happy. She also threw down a challenge to government and business, arguing that success based solely on money is inherently dangerous and often leads to bad behaviour.Read More