What is a Marketing Funnel?

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Introduction Building a Marketing Funnel is the new big thing in Web Design at the moment, and while they are a new way of framing what we do, they’re nothing new in themselves, and in fact reach back into more traditional marketing for reframing web design. Basically a Marketing Funnel breaks the stream of getting […]

How to build your own Website!

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Okay, I’ve said in the past not to build your own website, and for 99% of businesses I still absolutely completely recommend this, the danger of making a severe mess of it and destroying your credibility is massive. However, for businesses operating on an absolute shoestring, or people who like to tinker with technology I […]

How to grow your Twitter!

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It’s a bit of a blunt title, but that’s exactly what I’m going to tell you, or at least what I’ve been doing to grow my Twitter account. I’ll point you towards the websites and systems I’m using, and tell you exactly what I’m doing. I’ve been doing this for three months now, and have […]

Most Common Business Mistake

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Think for a moment, one day you are at an event and run into Microsoft CEO, Bill Gates. You shake his hand, talk about some business, and he hands you his business card. Imagine you look down, and you see his email address “billgates295@hotmail.com“. What would you think? Would that seem savvy to you? Would […]

Beer Trumps

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Introduction Beer Trumps? Being ex-brewery staff, we like our beer. And being essentially lazy we love reusing code and techniques. So this morning, before breakfast I whipped up the below. So what is it? It’s a “Top Trumps” like game, where you guess which of it’s ratings is higher than the opposing cards ratings. We’ve […]

New Web Site: Bird Stewart

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www.birdstewart.co.uk We’re always hugely happy to announce another web site launch, but this one we’re especially proud of, we’ve been working away with Bird Stewart since late last year, with many clear instructions on what they wanted from a website, and what we’ve been able to deliver.  The site looks great due to a long […]

Best use of Colour, Part 2

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I recently did a blog post on the use of colour in design, how different palettes from sources as diverse as movies, adverts and photographs of pretty sunsets. A rainbow of colours I thought I’d revisit this subject, because one of the major parts of design is choosing the colours, so I thought I’d share […]

Trends in Web Design

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I know I’ve been posting a lot of videos lately, but this one on Trends in Web Design, I found really interesting, and I’m enjoying sharing what I find that inspires me to do great new work. Web Design While the web is a graphical medium, and a lot of the design elements from Graphic […]

Graphic Design Trends

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While every designer likes to think they are a unique and special snowflake who has their own ideas to bring to the world, no one exists isolated from Graphic Design in the world and we’re all influenced by it. Graphic Design Trends Attempting to educate myself on recent trends I found the below video, which […]