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Hugo Pickering
Works at Cotswolds Broadband
Attended Marlborough College
Lives in Lyneham, near Chipping Norton, UK
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What an inspired piece of marketing!
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You know you're supposed to let grown ups cut up big bits of food!
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Have you used Fiverr? Just got a title sequence for our film club made for $5. Good value or what?
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Looks like IR bulbs reflecting off glass. I have the same problem!
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We are pleased to announce our procurement for Next Generation broadband infrastructure in West Oxfordshire. To register for receipt of the Invitation To Tender please go to our website. We look forward to hearing from providers keen to assist in West Oxfordshire District Council's ambition to become the first 100% superfast broadband enabled district in the country.
Cotswolds Broadband is seeking a Next Generation Broadband solution that serves 5,839 premises in West Oxfordshire, delivering the most economically advantageous Tender for the public…
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Great news for +TheSMATrust, +Active Win  and #spinalmuscularatrophy   #smaresearch  in general!
 
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The SMA Trust is absolutely delighted to welcome ActiveWin as a major corporate partner.
ActiveWin are a Manchester based Digital Marketing Company and their website is http://www.activewin.co.uk/
Specialising in marketing and digital acquisition, they deliver results by creating dynamic digital strategies for a wide range of clients. Following exponential growth within the company, Managing Director Warren Jacobs felt the time was right to begin a charity partnership. Using their expertise, ActiveWin will raise awareness of the SMA Trust and get involved with fundraising activities.
Active Win provide a complete digital marketing service, including search & social PPC, affiliate networks, media buying, email marketing, retargeting.
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Broadband down (due to bad weather?) so having to resort to 3G MiFi. Roll on pure fibre networks!
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Oh dear, how virtual reality is perhaps not so near as I had hoped...
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Thanks +Rikke Doornbos . A Vodafone Smartpass and NFC don't seem to like each other!
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Thanks to the big man (John the postie) for delivering my #Nexus6 in time for Christmas. It's huge. In so many ways!
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Happy to have been a judge again for the Mobile WebAwards
 
The Web Marketing Association announces the winners its third annual international MobileWebAward competition. This award program recognizes the individual and team achievements of Web professionals all over the world who create and maintain the best mobile Websites and the best mobile applications. The complete list of winners can be found at www.mobile-webaward.org.
The Web Marketing Association's 2014 MobileWebAwards Winners are now available! The Web Marketing Association 3rd annual MobileWebAwards Competition has announced it's 2014 Award winning mobile websites and apps. Check out the winners page for complete details. Login to your ...
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I think I'm enjoying #AndroidLollipop now
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Nearly scared myself
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Every day evening out then?!
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Education
  • Marlborough College
    1975 - 1980
  • The Heights, Haslemere
    1967 - 1975
    Primary/prep school
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Digital Strategies
Introduction
"Assume nothing"

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Digital Strategy Consultant/Rural Broadband Specialist
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digital marketing, business enhancement, rural broadband
Employment
  • Cotswolds Broadband
    CEO, 2011 - present
    Bringing superfast broadband to rural communities in West Oxfordshire that would otherwise be left outside county/BT plans to provide future-proof infrastructure
  • hugopickering.com
    Digital Strategy Consultant, 2010 - present
    I make your company, charity or organisation's online profile work harder for you. My business is digital strategy and online visibility for individuals, SMEs and corporates, helping to reach more potential customers with a compelling marketing proposition.
  • Broadway Partners
    Director, 2012 - 2015
    Working with central and local government to bring superfast broadband infrastructure to rural communities in the UK.
  • Oxfordshire Rural Broadband
    Board Member, 2003 - 2011
  • Locale Ltd
    COO, 2006 - 2009
  • Matinée
    Account Director, 1999 - 2001
  • AMEC plc.
    Group Communications Manager, 1997 - 1999
  • hugopickering.com
    Online Consultant, 2001 - 2006
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Currently
Lyneham, near Chipping Norton, UK
Previously
Charlbury, Oxon - London - Haslemere, Surrey
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Making engaging children's TV
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Excellent meals and good range of ales make for a consistently enjoyable night at The Fox. Sunday lunch can be very busy.
Food: Very GoodDecor: ExcellentService: Very Good
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Like a few other reviewers' experiences, the service can be patchy with too many young school leavers with no silver service experience masquerading as waiting staff. However the food has always been exemplary and that is what we go for.
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Excellent food, wonderful service and food. All in all a great find.
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