Creative Insights

Web design, branding and digital marketing top tips


How to design a memorable business card.

A business card acts as a reminder to your contacts of who you are and what company you work for. Your business card should be sharing the information that is most important for people to know about your business. But a business card can also tell someone how to perceive you …

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How to turn Contacts in Customers

You’ve successfully gained a huge number of twitter followers, your mailing list is bulging at the seams, but this doesn’t seem to be translating into sales. What’s going wrong? You may be spending too much time focusing on growing your contacts and not enough time on what you send to them. …

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How has website design changed?

These days we expect every website we visit to be elegant, easy to use and informative. We are used to clever graphics and beautiful images and can be harsh when it But when the web began websites looked a little different. In this post I will look into how websites …

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How to design a great E-Commerce site

Your E-commerce website is your virtual shop, it must greet people with a warm welcome, show them exactly what is on offer and be easy to navigate. It needs to convert online visitors into paying customers, especially if you are selling solely online. Here are our tips for designing a …

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Is Printed media a waste of money?

We recently launched our new magazine, ENGAGE… for success. We decided to publish an online and printed version. But does anyone really take any notice printed media these days? Did we do the right thing printing our magazine? We were curious, so we looked into how successful printed media is in today’s …

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Contact forms vs Contact details

Do you need your contact details on your website? Or is it simpler to have a contact form? Many websites (especially stores) have removed their contact details in favour of a contact form. Customers are asked to enter their message and trust in blind faith that somebody will respond after it has …

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Is Email Marketing still important?

Emails are being overtaken by social media, right? Wrong. Most businesses still connect through emails. Social media is great for marketing and targeting new customers, especially when trying to reach a new younger demographic. But email communication is still vital for businesses and can be a great way to capture …

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It’s been 4 years!

4 years ago on May 14th 2010, our website went live! Our website has changed quite a bit since the first edition we launched and I can tell you it’s been a busy 4 years! I’m sure your’s has too?! Website designs have changed, styles have come in and out of fashion and techniques …

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The importance of local marketing.

These days many more business owners realise the importance of focusing on what their local area has to offer, whether that be through locally sourced products, people or service providers. The use of hyperlocal marketing campaigns is growing with large corporations sometimes branching out or even disguising themselves as smaller, …

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The importance of strong foundations

Without strong foundations, a house can crack and collapse. Similarly, a website can begin to break apart without the right foundations. Here are the key foundations for a strong website: Domain name: Not necessarily your company name. When deciding upon your domain name, think about what people will type into …

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We’ve moved!

We’ve moved! After a week of squeezing desks through doorways, struggling to carry chairs down stairs and finally deciding where everything should go we have successfully moved into our new office! The journey may not have been that long (the old office is just upstairs), but it was well worth …

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We wait with baited breath…

There’s been a lot of excitement in the office today as our MD, Kimberley Leary, has been shortlisted for the ‘Future Face of Business’ award, so lots of big cheers and claps all round! These coveted awards recognise the West Midlands’ most inspiring people and organisations that play a vital …

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