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October 20, 2017

The 4 P’s of creative

A word of warning, there’s an explicit use of the “C” word in this blog. […]
June 16, 2017

Happy Simon’s epic trek – infographic

Happy Simon's epic trek - infographic...
June 14, 2017

A Walking Story: Inside Happy Simon’s epic trek

Happy Simon has just completed two epic walking marathons alongside Prostate Cancer...
April 25, 2017

Happy Simon’s guilty pleasures!

March 22, 2017

Decisions, decisions…. decisions

I was once told there are not easy or difficult decisions, only decisions. I know, […]
December 2, 2016

2016, and the winners are…

There’s plenty to knock 2016 for. For many 2016 was the year the music died […]
September 4, 2016

Hook them with Emotional Content

It’s 30 years since I first held my dad’s hand on the way to my […]
May 13, 2016

The focus of Champions

Having completed my first season on the board of Oldham Athletic I’m in reflective mood.  […]
February 29, 2016

Make sure you have a Happy habit…

We all have our habits. I’m not talking about those habits we largely don’t like […]
January 15, 2016

Six Happy tips to marketing magic in 2016

2016 has already exploded into life with a very busy start to life in the […]
December 14, 2015

The Force Awakens for Millennium dreams

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…flew a Millennium Falcon. Surrounded on […]
November 17, 2015

Are you turning 5p into a £5 disaster?

So, what’s your 5p opportunity? Life changed on the 5th October, suddenly the decadence, overconsumption […]
August 7, 2015

Napthens rely on relationships

“Rely on us.” For 7 years, that’s been the Happy-inspired strapline at the heart of […]
August 7, 2015

Making dream jobs a reality

Job seeker? Register your CV by 31 August 2015 for your chance to win £500. […]
August 4, 2015

Spinning a Blackpool yarn

Once upon a time, a Blackpool haberdasher had an online presence that was just sew-sew […]
June 19, 2015
growth-vouchers Happy Creative's collective, work with local government helping SME's and regional businesses, via funding, to build a strategic marketing plan.

Are you missing out on funding? (growth vouchers)

The Growth Vouchers trial programme, which started in January 2014, provides a randomly allocated 50% subsidy […]
June 12, 2015
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Strategic Sports Lessons for Marketers

Dusty tennis racquets are being dusted off, boot camps are suddenly on every slip of […]
June 10, 2015
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Celebrating 10 years of being Happy!

In case you haven’t noticed Happy Creative is celebrating a rather special birthday this year. […]
June 10, 2015
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“Crack it in Blackpool, take over the world”

How to tackle the issue of addicts and addiction? Arrest? Punishment? Lock them up and […]
June 10, 2015
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10 years of Happiness: Whitworth, 2011

Trying to pick your favourite campaigns from 10 years of marketing and branding is like […]
June 10, 2015
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City of Stories

16 million people, from all over the world, died in WWI. 100 years on, time […]
June 10, 2015
The Dukes of Lancaster: Legendary Lancaster Theatre and community art cinema raises its curtains to an integrated and responsive box office website. Homely, with high production.

Curtain up on new theatre website

Big on vision. Bold on execution. And never short of a friendly welcome. For Lancaster […]
May 12, 2015

Aaarrggghh! It’s Mobile-ageddon (google)!

It’s big, scary and here to punish any website that isn’t mobile-friendly. On 21 April […]
May 12, 2015

How RTC gave its brand bounce

Staying at the forefront of your field doesn’t happen by accident. It takes drive to […]
May 12, 2015
Be true to yourself, Karen Lambert. Happy Creative's Chief executive and member of Academy of Chief Executives. Unique personality, motivation and coaching

“Be true to yourself, Karen”

Academy for Chief Executives Member of the Year (that’s our Karen) is celebrating 5 years […]
May 12, 2015
Links, sign s and graphics: Blackpool's premier signage co - Lancashire. Billboards, vectors, - no oversized artwork is too much for this high tech SME.

If you’re looking for a sign …

sign . Q: What do Alan Carr, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and a frankly massive octopus have […]
May 12, 2015

What will you be wearing this winter?

Happy has been helping Boardmans, the UK’s leading provider of fashion accessories, pour 90 years […]
April 10, 2015
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Politics Correct…aka step away from the smartphone

There’s a line I use in my Social Media training classes, it goes “Avoid publishing […]
April 10, 2015
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Maxi Growth for Mobile Mini

If change is a constant in your business, make sure your website keeps pace. When […]
April 10, 2015
April2015-Cycle-Lancs Happy Creative's branding for Cycle Lancashire organisation. Microsites, logo, typeface, brochures and other marketing materials.

Keeping Cycle Lancashire’s brand on track

For Cycle Lancashire, brand consistency starts with reading the rules of road. If you’re part […]
April 10, 2015
Blackburn Council Not registered GetRegistered Happy Creative's marketing strategy and materials for Blackburn Council 'Not Registered - Get Registered / Get Reg'd' general election campaign.

X marks the spot for Blackburn Council

How Happy has helped young voters in Blackburn make their mark. In the last general […]
April 10, 2015
Dunelm Mill Store shop Blackpool based marketing agency Happy Creative use market research to define & streamline the furniture shoppers in-store sales journey and experience.

What do Dunelm shoppers want?

How accompanied shops and in-store research have helped Dunelm and their suppliers connect products, values […]
April 10, 2015
Simon Brooke Celebrating 10 years of work, Happy Creative provide an experts perspective of this decades game changing technology & the accompanying cultural shifts.

10 years. 10 game changers.

Digital landscape? We remember when all this was fields… 2015 marks Happy’s 10th birthday. It’s […]
April 10, 2015

Why Content Marketing?

Your customers have become hungry, very hungry for content and not just any content…good, interesting […]
March 10, 2015
Happy Creative continues growing at a pace! Snr account manager, Morag Dumbarton;Developer, Sylwia Lukjanowsk; digital marketing executive, Chad Seabrook

Growing Happiness

The BBC. Jaguar Land Rover. John Lewis. It’s a formidable line-up of the biggest in […]
March 10, 2015

From Holiday Village to Home from Home with Happy

Happy has been working with Ribby Hall, the multi award-winning holiday village, to make more […]
March 10, 2015

How Surepass driving school found their USP

Happy took driving experts Surepass for a spin through the unfamiliar roads of brand building, […]
March 10, 2015

Colossal thinks big with new site

The profile of safety and security worldwide has never been greater. Happy is helping one […]
March 10, 2015
Hands together for a new road safety campaign: Blackburn with Darwen council team with Happy Creative for a print & digital, interactive feast. #StickyHands

Hands together for new safety campaign

Creating your next campaign is easier when you put your trust in someone else’s experience. […]
February 9, 2015

Happy Lead Forensics for website visitors

Do you know who is looking at your site?  Happily we do… Happy have partnered […]
January 29, 2015

Smooth sailing for canal cruise rebrand

Book a canal boating break in the beautiful North West with Canal Boat Cruises, and […]
January 29, 2015

Perfect 10s for Happy’s Strictly content marketing

Happy has helped Blackpool Council enjoy a 62% increase in site traffic thanks to content […]
January 29, 2015

Boardmans unveils its new on-trend site

If Boardmans is anything to go by, Cool Britannia is alive and well. And thanks […]
January 29, 2015

Trust Us

Happy Creative gives powerful impact to a simple message from the British Red Cross   […]
January 29, 2015

Chief Happy is a Chief Executive award-winner

“Living and breathing what you believe is a powerful and wonderful thing, and you show […]
January 16, 2015

Speaking in Public? 3 B’s that make things better…

I’m not one for New Year resolutions, but it wouldn’t surprise me to see some […]
October 24, 2014

There’s a real person behind that click

Numbers, graphs and tables the marketers new best friend – and rightly so to inform […]
August 15, 2014

Marketers in a Sweet Shop – Part 2

If there was an oath for marketers it could take many forms, indeed it could […]
July 16, 2014

Happy World Cup Digital Magazine

[joomag width=550 height=650 title=happy-creative-world-cup-magazine magazineId=0035612001405176615 backgroundImage=https%3A%2F%2Fd25ow0ysq5ykrj.cloudfront.net%2Fflash%2Fgui%2Fthemes%2Fdefault%2Fbg.jpg ] Even if you don’t like football click the […]
June 6, 2014

O Brasil é a casa da Copa – The digital World Cup Brazil 2014

It’s here, 4 years in the making (well 7 if you count from the decision […]
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