School’s Back!

Hands up! Who’s ready for their offspring to go back to school next week? Six weeks is a long time to keep them entertained or to pay for childcare. At least the weather has been generally good, for the UK anyway! Most of you will have taken a holiday, maybe relaxing on a beach somewhere […]

Why are people not seeing my company’s Facebook posts?

Over the years it has become harder and harder for companies to get their Facebook posts seen for free (‘organic reach’), but what’s caused the situation?   Back in 2014, Facebook’s VP of Advertising Technology Brian Boland wrote a Facebook post in response to increasing concerns he was receiving from business users. He confirmed that […]

7 Big No-No’s when it comes to Business Cards

Creating a business card that suits your company might seem an easy job; however when it comes to representing your business, image is everything! You wouldn’t go to an important client meeting in swim-shorts and a vest, so why do some people think it’s okay to hand out homemade laminated cards created on Microsoft Paint? […]

Why you should always use a professional photographer

As a photographer who also owns a digital and print media agency, every now and then we’ll come across a customer who is happy to use images taken with their phone to promote their goods and services. It doesn’t happen very often but it always amazes me when it does. What kind of impression do […]

3 easy ways to get social media working for your business

Social media can be a phenomenal force for good in increasing sales, raising company profiles, promoting products and services, and driving traffic to websites. However, many business managers still find it difficult to know what strategy to employ when it comes to social media – if that’s you, simply follow our 3 easy steps below […]

How to make your website look fresh in 2016

Web design is forever changing and sometimes it’s hard keeping up with what’s hot and what’s not when it comes to design. Design ‘trends’ develop on the back of what people find is successful in engaging with the website audiences. Throughout the years we have gone down the ‘less is more’ approach to website design, […]

How to make a great website

Recipe Ingredients • Project manager • Graphic designer • Web developer • Marketing department • Copywriter (optional but highly recommended) • SEO specialist • Photographer (optional, but works better if used) Method • Add project manager, graphic designer and web developer to the client and sit round a table, preferably with tea/coffee and biscuits to […]

What makes a great website?

An eye-catching homepage, that tells the visitor exactly what the website is all about, and is easy to navigate. There’s nothing more frustrating than jumping from page to page looking for information or products, and not finding what you’re looking for. The homepage also needs to be uncluttered, not too much information or adverts. If […]

3 Resounding Reasons to have a Business Blog

A recent survey by HubSpot reported that businesses who blog receive 55% more visitors to their website, and 57% of businesses get new customers from their blog – and yet when you mention the word ‘blogging’ to many businesses they feel it’s something they don’t have time for. If that’s you, think again! Here are […]