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Andrew loves making things. After 10 years making websites and growing his business Brown Box, he now manages some of Australia's biggest corporations as they communicate with their customers through email through Oracle Marketing Cloud. Twitter | LinkedIn

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Fake it until you make it.

This has got to be one of the stupidest pieces of advice out there. If you’re doing something worth doing, then make sure you know how. If you really can just fake it until you make it then I suspect that: What you’re doing doesn’t really matter, or You’ve got cash to burn, or You […]

The difference between value and marketingspeak.

There’s a big difference between filling your website with marketing talk and communicating value. The time when I often have to explain how things work is during a sales meeting. The potential client doesn’t really know what’s going to happen with a new website, or what to expect. By explaining the different elements involved in […]

Web forms and your business…

What is the pathway of least resistance that your customers need to take to do business with you? ‘Hi, my name is Andrew.’ is a very simple statement, and yet it comes with a lot of meaning. It is a first step, it’s an introduction, and it’s a decision by me to share something about […]

On being good at your job.

My wife and I were just watching a garbage truck roll past and take the two bins from the side of the road and put the rubbish in. She described it as being ‘like a computer game’ because the driver needed to precisely manouver the mechanical arm of the truck from his driving seat, grab […]

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Andrew Beeston

Hi, I'm Andrew Beeston - apart from my day job I'm currently thinking about email marketing.

To help me create new ideas and engage in the practice of my profession, I regularly write something about email marketing, and observations of emails in my inbox.

Id love to hear from you if you have any reaction to anything I post here.

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