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  • 10 questions you must ask to any new website client

    This week I thought I would run through our go to questions that we ask all of our new clients in need of a website. Understanding why we ask these could be useful to other designers, who gathering lists of questions to ask their own clients, or perhaps businesses looking to see what they might […]

  • Do you know if your website is pulling its weight?

    Having a website that looks good is one thing but there is no question it needs to have practical purposes as well. Whether it’s increasing enquiries or sales, illustrating your experience and expertise, competing well on search engine results or something else it’s important to keep an eye and make sure it’s doing what it […]

  • Customer Spotlight – The Deer Park Hotel

    Last December we were really excited to be approached and asked by team at Deer Park Hotel to get involved in creating some promotional materials that oozed the brand. The Deer Park Hotel is an 18th Century Georgian mansion based in Honiton, Devon. With glorious grounds, beautiful boutique hotel bedrooms, delectable dining and more it has […]

  • Upcoming Changes to Facebook’s Timeline

    It is easy to see that the way we use Facebook has changed quite a bit over the years, these days I find myself scrolling through endless amounts of advertisement, memes, and pointless videos. This now looks as though it will change as a result of Facebooks major updates rolling out throughout this year. These […]

  • Is snapchat good for business?

    I have long been a big fan of Snapchat. When it first launched, the idea of being able to send a photo or video to a friend, only for it to be automatically deleted was a very unique concept. Snapchat has since grown to contain many fun ways of sharing content, such as instant messaging, […]

  • Breaking down GDPR

    In this week’s blog we’re breaking down the GDPR. What is the GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and is a replacement for the existing Data Protection Act of 1998. It’s an EU law but will still apply after Brexit! The law aims to give people more control over how their personal data […]

  • Web Design & Marketing Myths

    In this week’s blog we’re debunking some common Web Design & Marketing Myths! Users don’t scroll on webpages It’s a common thought that when visiting webpages users won’t scroll but rather just look at what is presented to them initially – often referred to as ‘Above the fold’; this is a term that has transferred […]

  • What were the top trending video’s of 2017

    At the start of each year, we get excited about discovering what online content people were most interested in during the previous year. Last week we shared the most commonly searched topics from Google with their 2017 year in search. This week it seems fitting to share what the top 10 trending videos from YouTube […]

  • What were the top terms when it came to search in 2017?

    I have to confess this is a blog we’ve done for a few years running now but it remains one of my favourites. Seeing which search terms were the most popular with Google users provides a real insight into some of the countries key events, interests, trends and more. I know I use Google as […]

  • Merry Christmas from the team

    As we start wrapping things up in the office for another year we wanted to wish all of our clients, readers and friends a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year! We hope 2017 has been a great year for you and look forward to what 2018 has in store. From the team at […]

  • Getting prepped for Christmas

    It’s a very exciting time of year with Christmas upon us. Whether you are battling the shops to find the perfect gifts or feasting on mince pies and getting into the festive spirit, December quickly becomes a very busy time of year. No matter how busy December is for you, it is easy to forget […]

  • Giving a little something back

    This year whilst sorting out the Doodlebug Christmas cards we chatted about how we also wanted to do something to give a little something back to the local community. We know how hard this time of year can be for many so we decided that each and every day in the run up to Christmas […]

  • Why are parent and baby groups so darn hard to find?

    By the title you may be wondering what on earth this article doing on the Doodlebug blog, stick with me I promise there is a relevance! It’s fair to say the arrival of a baby sees the way you do and approach things change quite dramatically and take a whole lot longer. For example no […]

  • Basics of UX Design: Prioritising and Testing

    Welcome to the next part of basics of UX Design, a small series of easy to digest articles. Previously we discussed Users and User Personas, Today we are going to take a look at discovering how you go about dealing with your UX problems, prioritising them to be fixed, and finally looking at recruiting users […]

  • Interesting news roundup – October

    It’s November already! Now less than two months until Christmas, is your business ready? Since its the start of a new month, we take a look back through October and share with you what tech and marketing news caught our eye. You can now order food with Facebook (US first) Twitter announce NEW transparency for […]

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