BURN’s five top tips on warming up “Blue Monday” 2019

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What and when is “Blue Monday”? Today marks “Blue Monday” 2019 – the most depressing day of the year. In 2005, UK-based psychologist Dr. Arnall coined the term “Blue Monday” to describe the third Monday in January: where bad weather, post-Christmas debt, missing spending time with loved ones at festive gatherings, Monday blues and breaking…

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Innovation Series: Wellness

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Wellness undoubtedly became a buzz word in 2018 and is only set to ramp up as the “new year, new me” resolutions kick in (New Year’s Day didn’t count because of the hangover, right?). Being ‘well’ is no longer simply about physical health, it is an overall sense of sustained physical, mental and social wellbeing.…

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Trusted Circle: Planned Ascent Website

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Earlier this week, the Planned Ascent website was launched. Planned Ascent has been set up by a long-time trusted adviser and friend, Tim Cornell. It exists to help people and businesses achieve sustainable growth through a combination of coaching, consulting and connections with trusted others. We’re delighted to be a part of their Trusted Circle…

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Our Pledge to the Planet

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Prompted by the sobering Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) report earlier this month warning that we have just 12 years to contain global warming to a maximum rise of 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, we decided it was to time to ensure that the team at BURN is doing all it can for the environment.…

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Innovation Series: Lifestyle Top Ten

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Back in June, we looked at the most exciting environmental innovations of 2018 so far, you can check them out here. This time, we’ve explored some of the most recent ideas on the table designed to enhance daily life. Mirror ‘Morror’ on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? Firstly, ‘Morror’, a smart…

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“Are you sure you want to go?”: Abandon Basket Emails

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As email experts (we were voted the best eCRM agency in the UK at the Recommended Agency Register Digital Awards in June this year), part of what we do is look at how to maximise the impact of every email. For this post, we will be looking at better understanding the potential of abandon basket…

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BURN voted Best eCRM Agency

The BURN team scooped yet another award the other week at the Recommended Agency Register Digital Awards – Best eCRM agency in the UK. We’re made up to have been recognised by clients far and wide – it’s their scoring of us and over 9,000 other agencies that leads to these accolades. This is BURN’s 6th award…

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Innovation Series: Environment

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First established by the United Nations in 1972, World Environment Day takes place on June 5th every year to raise awareness of the myriad environmental issues with which we’ve become all too familiar. This year, the focus is on #BeatPlasticPollution. Globally, a shocking 500 billion disposable plastic bags are used every year, with a further…

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Stress: Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Sadly, approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem every year. This year, in order to raise awareness and continue breaking down the stigma, the Mental Health Foundation, who host the annual Mental Health Awareness Week, are focussing on stress. Whilst stress is not a mental health problem in itself,…

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What makes BURN an award winning agency?

award winning agency, BURN

BURN is an award winning agency. For the past few years we’ve been gaining recognition for our work in DM, email, CRM, digital, data and plenty more. Most recently, at the RAR awards, we took home not one but five accolades – our best haul ever. But what makes us stand out from the crowd? At the…

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