It’s always an exciting time when we welcome new people to the OVG team, and this week is a double celebration as we introduce Martin Vernon and Mark Armstrong to our Web Design & Development department. Mark I first joined OVG at the end of May this year as a freelance Web Developer and […]
If you were a teenager between 2003 and 2008 then you almost certainly had a MySpace account. With the ability to change your theme, add songs to your profile page and experiment with animated icons, MySpace was once the cherry on top of the the social media cake. But how did MySpace go from being […]
It’s no secret that video marketing is becoming more prevalent, and with social platforms like YouTube and Facebook continuing to be firm favourites, it’s little wonder why visual content is turning into a digital marketer’s go-to for effective advertising. But why is video marketing so vital in today’s business world?
Four days, four countries, two OVG Directors!
Recently the team at Online Ventures Group participated in the Many Hands campaign to help raise funds for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity. The campaign encouraged candidates to come up with exciting ways to raise money for the charity’s Helipad Appeal and WE were one of the finalists!
6 Essential Content Marketing Rules Content marketing is at the forefront of the digital universe, helping you build effective customer relationships and raising brand awareness for your business. By creating content that matters, you are drawing traffic to your website and social media profiles and increasing your position on search engine results pages. To help […]
The sporting calendar is packed full with events and festivities all throughout the year, but every once in awhile we’re treated to something truly special… The Olympics!
At OVG we rarely turn down a celebration, and when we found out that our very own Sara Bryan was getting married, we simply couldn’t resist throwing her a surprise hen do (with the boys dressed up as girls, of course).
We are a very sociable bunch here at OVG, so when we were invited to attend the City of Manchester Business Awards, after being nominated twice, we put on our finest frocks and smartest suits to celebrate with a whole host of industry experts and leaders.
On Tuesday 12th July, we attended the big finale for The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity after being shortlisted as one of four finalists (hurray). We put on our best outfits and made our way to The Midland Hotel where we pitched an idea to none other than Dragons’ Den mogul Theo Paphitis.
The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity is on a mission to raise money to go towards their Helipad Appeal. With this in mind, we thought what better way to help out than by hosting a bake sale (because who doesn’t love cake?).
Yes, you read that correctly. Here at OVG we are hiring out our Directors to the highest bidder in an effort to raise £1,000 for Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity. Our Managing Directors Paul and Justin Yates will be joined by OVG’s other four Directors as we hire out our ‘specialist’ services to six lucky bidders […]
At OVG it’s no secret that we love a good event. They’re a great chance to get dressed up, enjoy a beverage or two and mingle with other businesses in this wonderful city we call Manchester.
On April 18th, we welcomed our latest Junior Search Executive, Tom Dutson. Below he talks about his first week with us and what he has learnt so far. If you were wondering how we came up with the title of this post, take a look below…
Following the success of our Manchester Business Predictions report back in 2014, the team at Online Ventures Group decided to bring it back, proving why the city of Manchester really is the ‘one to watch’.
It’s fairly safe to assume that The Walt Disney Company has taken over pretty much everyone’s childhood. You can’t turn a corner without seeing a poster of Frozen and we’ve all owned a pair of Minnie Mouse ears in our time, right?
As it’s National Apprenticeship Week, we thought it was the perfect time to introduce our brand new apprentice, Joe Dolman, who has joined the OVG team as Media Videographer. Find out how his first week went and what he got up to.
The team at OVG are always partial to a bit of fancy dress and when it’s for charity, even better!
Want to make millions from social media campaigns? We’ve got your back. The last couple of years have seen an amazing increase in the strategy & creativity of social media campaigns, which has produced record breaking funds being raised for charities, people taking ownership of a brand’s identity & content sharing like never before. To […]
We have recently undergone a bit of a revamp, and with that, we are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website!
When it comes to Artificial Intelligence, it is usually defined as the science and development of computer systems that have the ability to perform tasks and generate knowledge through their software. Thus, replicating human behaviour and how we use our brains.
A website for your business – whether it’s a small, home-based or startup business – is a necessity for enabling potential customers to find you through search, and gain a deeper insight into your brand’s potential.
Social media has taken the digital world by storm in recent years, and these days there aren’t many people who haven’t heard the term before. In fact, those that aren’t using social media – whether that be for business or personal use – are actually in the minority. From restaurants to interior designers, almost everyone […]
Web design has come a long way since 1991, and it’s hard to believe that the first ever website published was over 20 years ago. Although it was mainly text-based, this website saw the beginning of what would become a digital revolution – a revolution that doesn’t look set to slow down anytime soon.