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  • Hashtags: Don’t make a hash of it – A simple guide to using them

    If you use any form of social media, you’ll be using hashtags. They form an important aspect of your posts, enabling readers to see what’s important about your post – whether it be a campaign, topic, an event, something trending or just sentiment. Having a hashtag prefix the relevant keywords or phrases enables that keyword […]

  • Babble; Business Networking that’s a little less formal

    The most recent Babble event was held on a balmy evening last week at Froginwell Vineyard. Formed as a business networking event to serve Exeter and the outlying area, Babble is becoming a popular event enabling local business owners and individuals to meet up, in a relaxed format, to form new relationships which we hope […]

  • Break the habit; Our top seven ideas for environmentally friendly merchandising

    So we’ve all heard the shocking stats about the damage that plastic is wreaking on our environment – that’s eight million tons being dumped into the seas annually – but what are we all actually doing about it? What are you doing to ensure that there is a planet for future generations? Earlier in the […]

  • Babble is back: Thursday 19 July

    We’re pleased to say that Babble is back for a second round next month. As a newly formed business networking event, the first one went down so well that we wanted to do it again. This time round, we’re kindly being hosted by Froginwell Vineyard, located in stunning surroundings on the Sidmouth Road. It’ll be […]

  • 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 […]

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