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We want you!

The world of marketing and design is a fast paced one. We’re always on the go, looking at new trends, who’s doing what and how we can do our best for our clients to stay on top of this. Are you an enthusiastic apprentice looking to start your career in a Business Admin role? Do…

Thundersport racer Ryan Whitehall sponsored by Solent
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Solent goes motorbike racing

We’re really pleased to be supporting local motorcycle racer Ryan Whitehall again this season. This year he’s competing in the Thundersport GB 600 Elite race series, one of the top categories for amateur riders in the UK. Solent provides Ryan with his sponsor stickers as well as some direct sponsorship. At his latest outing to…

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We’ve been busy this week at Solent…

We have been busy bee’s here at Solent, with some of our major projects and publications all coming together just before Easter arrives. The lead up to the Easter holiday is one of our busiest times and this week alone we have welcomed the latest edition of Taste of the Wight, main season leaflet for…

Wightlife Issue 2: 2019
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Taking Wightlife forward

Here at we are proud to have been working with Wightlink since the summer of 2015 producing the on board magazine – Wightlife. With 300,000 magazines being distributed yearly, to both holiday makers and Island residents, we are always looking for ways to improve and keep the magazine engaging for our readers, and this…

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Get your print on!

In the days when so much of marketing and advertising is digital, it is somewhat refreshing to see the amount of print we still generate for both ourselves and our clients. Have a look at some of our printed projects for inspiration… Our biggest project by far is Wightlife Magazine. Printing 300,000 copies a year,…

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Congratulations as Dillon completes his Apprenticeship

This week we celebrated the youngest member of the Solent team as Dillon completed his Level 2 Diploma in IT User Skills Apprenticeship! Dillon is our Junior Digital Designer and has been with us for a year and half (time flies), training under our Digital Project Manager. Over this time, he has learnt a variety…

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5 social media marketing trends to adopt in 2019

Social media is constantly changing, it’s the nature of the beast. To be on top of the trends, you need to know what is going on, what is hot right now: Video content You have heard it for the past few years but video content is here to stay and it’s growing. It’s estimated that…

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So what even is copywriting? And do I need it (the answer is yes!)

It’s a question we get asked quite regularly here at Solent “So what exactly is copywriting?” Well, what it isn’t is anything to do with the legalities of copyright – which can be a common misconception. What it is, in a nutshell, is using the written word to persuade consumers to buy your product, visit…

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Turning blue Monday orange…

Blue Monday (statistically the most depressing day of the year) is on the horizon but global brand, Aperol, who are celebrating their 100th anniversary in 2019, are making it work for them with a clever bit of pr and experiential marketing. Aperol will be taking to the streets of London, Brighton and Bristol on the…

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Why you need a marketing agency in 2019…

With the many resolutions that are going on right now, why not make some resolutions for your business this year and consider why you might need an marketing agency to elevate your business in 2019. Here are our top 5 reasons why: #1: Marketing agencies are constantly learning and keeping up with the latest trends…

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Over 150 Pubs in the IW Pub Guide

We are pleased to be working with our friends at the Isle of Wight branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) on a brand new Isle of Wight Pub Guide. Out in time for the famous Beer & Buses in October, the guide aims to showcase the wide array of pubs and bars across the…

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Full Steam ‘A-Ryde-Pier-Head’

We were thrilled to work with our clients the Isle of Wight Steam Railway on a new installation at Ryde Pier Head. Wightlink agreed an area of the Pier Head to be used to promote the Railway and the fact that it’s possible to travel there via Islandline and change at Smallbrook Junction. Ryde Pier…

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