Our unique Brand, Build, Business™ process sets the foundation that The Island stands on and it’s our way of life. In the years when The Island was first starting out as a digital marketing agency, our Director, Marcel Cowan decided to unite these building blocks into a working philosophy based on the simple idea that strengthening one is effective, growing two is better, but by integrating all three – anything can be achieved. That’s why The Island will always take a holistic approach to working with you in offering you our expertise as a full service digital marketing agency to ensure your story is […]
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As an expert sports marketing agency we will enhance your clubs asset values through branding and marketing
Sporting clubs who have catapulted themselves into similar arenas as the marketing giants of today are those who time and time again deliver meaningful brand messages and those who make prolific use of every relevant asset at their disposal. But in our noisy digital landscape how can you activate your brand and retain club members? How can you encourage your fans to engage with your products and assets? That’s where we come in. The Island Agency takes a holistic approach to brand management and has proven its success in working as a sports marketing agency to measurably improve digital channels by a […]
A new tennis season and a new opportunity for The Island to prove itself as a sports marketing agency. The 2016 tennis season begins today as the Australian Open in Melbourne throws open its gates to fans. The runner up in the men’s event in 2015 was Andy Murray. This was the fourth time he had lost in the Australian Open Final – an open era record. It may be the first tennis Grand Slam of the season, but Andy Murray has kept himself very busy over the winter months, and so have we. Here at The Island, we had […]
Tie Break Tens is an exciting new concept in tennis, think 20/20 for cricket, and The Island were lucky enough to be asked to design and build the website as well as all the marketing and promotional collateral. It was a hectic few months as anything brand new tends to grow organically so we had to be totally adaptable to changing formats and requests from all stakeholders in the event. The night itself was a massive success with Andy Murray, John McEnroe, David Ferrer, Tim Henman and, eventual winner, Kyle Edmund gracing the TBT court. With any new concept there […]
Today’s topic is mobile SEO to underline the fact the world is really going mobile. Everywhere you look nowadays you see people hunched over smartphones. You can really say the world is turning mobile. With a smartphone you can perform almost any task you wish and most times it offers more capabilities than a personal computer. This is also due to mobile SEO.
Digital marketing isn’t as simple as one may think. To develop a plan for digital marketing a lot of time is involved and the process can be quite complex. The attention to detail you reserve to the planning process the more likely you are to get great benefits from your investment. Starting from the basics there are so many platforms to choose from and getting this part right is fundamental. Planning is essential, it allows you to know exactly what channels and platforms you are going to use and when to use them. Having a plan is key. If you […]
When it comes to the web in this modern day and age, especially e-commerce websites, mobile optimisation is key. Without it you are potentially missing out on a percentage of sales. Research shows that a massive 57% of mobile users if the loading time is more than 3 seconds.
Hospitality websites are fiercely competitive. The key is to make information easily accessible to the users. If this isn’t true on your website, the guest will leave and visit the next website that popped up on Google.
Google has always recommended a responsive web design and rolled out an important update earlier in April this year. This updates works to rank mobile-friendly sites higher based on web design. The secret behind the updated is, it doesn’t specify you use responsive designs, more that your site be accessible from mobile devices, with a good user experience and performance. Keeping that in mind what are the options available to those who are looking at starting their own site? We have already spoken about responsive design in a previous series of post – which if you haven’t read, we suggest […]
Welcome to our last post for the responsive design series. If you missed our previous posts, be sure to check them out here. In this post we will provide you with a check-list of things you need to consider when making your website responsive. 1. Lighten the load Make sure our website is fast when being loaded. According to Google, around 70% of mobile users will leave a page if it takes more than 5 seconds to load. Make sure the images you use on the website are compressed as much as possible to allow short loading times. 2. Make it […]