Inbound marketing: how to attract, engage and delight customers

By Peri Lyons, 30 June 2022
12 mins read

How many ads do you see every day, peddling products that don’t interest you? There’s a good chance it’s so many that you don’t even notice them anymore. In the face of constant bombardment by advertisers, consumers have become immune to traditional, or ‘outbound’ marketing and that means diminishing returns for brands.

What’s the role of branding in your business’s success?

By Peri Lyon, 9 June 2022
9 mins read

Your brand: it’s your company’s identity; it’s who you are. It’s the thing that marks you out from the crowd and helps people spot your products. It’s a platform to tell your story and set out your stance on matters such as ESG. Plus, it builds customer (and employee) trust and loyalty. And crucially, it builds sales.

Pendragon’s CarStore launch of new experience centre concept designed by The Maverick Group

By James Scrivener, 8 June 2022
2 mins read

Following The Maverick Group’s appointment by Pendragon, the automotive company have reimagined the dealership experience for their CarStore brand. The new ‘Experience Centre’, designed by the Group’s Mavis branding business, opened its doors in April and offers “first-class in-person experiences for any customer”.

Topping the independent agency tables – TMG picks up 2 accolades

By James Scrivener, 1 June 2022
2 mins read

We’ve always been proud of our independence as an agency. At The Maverick Group we don’t feel like we need to be part of a larger agency network, or just an entry in a long list of companies owned by one of the big advertising conglomerates. Instead, we have always valued our independence…

How NFT became the new buzzword

By Surraya Sumner, 27 May 2022
6 mins read

In the fast-paced world of technology, NFTs are nothing new, having been around since 2014 so why is it only now that everyone is suddenly talking about them as the next big thing?  The first NFT was minted in 2014 but it made little or no waves outside the then niche world of digital art.

Demographics vs psychographics: what’s the difference?

By Peri Lyon & Surraya Sumner, 25 May 2022
9 mins read

Demographics: they’re an essential part of any marketer’s playbook. Knowing your target audience’s ages, genders, social classes and other information enables you to build campaigns that appeal to the right people. But what about data that goes deeper, such as customers’ beliefs and attitudes?

CPC vs CPA vs CPM: A guide to advertising cost models

By Peri Lyon, 16 May 2022
10 mins read

Do you know your CPC from your CPA? Or from your CPM for that matter? If it’s all a blur of acronyms, don’t worry – we’re here to explain. We’ll be taking you into the wonderful world of online advertising, where you can pay for a campaign using a range of different models…

TMG put ‘car buying that revolves around you’ centre stage for CarStore

By James Scrivener, 12 May 2022
2 mins read

Pendragon and The Maverick Group are set to launch CarStore’s first major Advertising campaign since a major re-brand at the end of 2021. The extensive integrated campaign for the one of the UK’s leading automotive retailers will run across TV, VOD, OOH, press, radio, online and digital, with all channels encouraging consumers to “buy your way”.