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Frustrated women

Why you need a new website design

Is your website looking tired and not performing? Do you dream about a flash new website? Whatever your industry, your website is the cornerstone of your digital marketing strategy and...

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Raise Your Game for the New year

As we are now halfway through January, we were wondering how your New Year's resolutions are progressing? If like us, you have succumbed to the finer foods in the kitchen...

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Content Marketing

What is Content Marketing?

In recent years there has been a seismic shift in marketing with brands of all sizes embracing content marketing to engage with their customers. In fact, content marketing is now...

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LinkedIn Outreach

Generate Leads with LinkedIn Outreach

How often do you use Linkedin to generate new business? The key is to turn new connections into genuine leads and a simple LinkedIn outreach campaign can be a very...

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Help Santa find his sack!

It is winter, it is cold, Santa Claus is getting old, He's only gone and lost his sack, He's desperate now to get it back Can you help him find...

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Robot Head

Is Automated social media turning you into a robot?

Throughout life’s journey – and social media is just an extension of this - we learn to interact with one another on a personal level. To earn knowledge and trust....

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Christmas Gifs

Give a Christmas Gif

Tired of sending traditional Christmas cards? Looking for an alternative & want something electronic instead? We have the perfect solution, why not send one of or personalised Christmas GIF e-cards....

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Perfect Cup of Tea

How to make the perfect cup of tea

"When your day seems topsy turvy, and as stormy as can be, there's nothing quite as tranquil as a nice hot cup of tea!" A good cup of tea is...

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Biggest Design Myths Revealed

Biggest Design Myths Revealed

v Where these scary myths have emerged from is unclear, but we are hoping to illuminate matters by cornering the tallest tales and revealing them as nothing but myth. #1...

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Print Power

The Power of Print

In a ever more digital marketing world, where the success of each online campaign can be measured and quanitified, it is easy to forget about the power of print. According...

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Social Media Junkies

Social media for business

Which social media platforms are right for my business? “You can’t run away from trouble. There ain’t no place that far.” Or social media, in this case. When you’re next...

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Vegetable MashUps

Vegetable Mashups

Last time we had too much time on a Friday we decided to have some fun and posted a blog post called Animal Mashups. It had quite a good response...

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Monster Animated Gifs

Animated Gifs often receive a similar reaction to that of Marmite, you either love them or hate them! Personally, I love them. They are easy to make, you can pop...

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Mastering Business Cards

Mastering Business Cards

The humble business card is a great direct marketing tool. It's an essential component for building your brand and gaining new customers. It's shareable, durable and can leave a lasting...

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A New Identity

The last Symbian logo was launched over 10 years ago. It was originally designed to represent the print side of the business, so when Symbian Create was born a few...

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Creating colour palettes

These colour palettes are taken from images of famous places all over the world. Chosen for one reason – they all have a colour in the name. I created these...

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Top Restaurant Marketing Tips

How to market your restaurant successfully! TIP 1. Embrace all things social Social media is a fantastic way to show the personality of your business and speak to your customers on...

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Email Marketing Tips

15 Email Marketing Facts

About 33% of the worlds population use email these days*. With over two thirds of those being business emails This makes email marketing an important and relatively inexpensive option in...

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How do I create a Photoshop colour theme?

In today's post we show you how creating a theme from a photograph and installing it as swatches in Adobe Photoshop is much easier than you thought! For this tutorial, we...

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8 of the best colour palette resources on the web

The success of great websites and print projects are often determined by subtle choices in the colour palette. Your design is vastly improved – or ruined – by simple adjustments in colour palettes and here are...

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Valentines Day Cards

Valentines Day is just around the corner and if you have not planned anything for that special someone by now - then you might be experiencing some level of anxiety....

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Gourmet Burger

Gourmet Burger Kitchen underestimate vegans

Never underestimate the power of the vegan voice. The message of compassion goes a long way, especially when heard in large numbers. Gourmet Burger Kitchen found this out the hard...

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Animal Mashup

Animal Mashup

What does a bored graphic designer get up to when he is sitting at his desk twiddling his thumbs on a Friday afternoon? He opens Photoshop and starts mashing up...

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