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We work on a lot of digital projects - many for our clients and some for ourselves. We regularly face new challenges and changes in technology that, once surmounted, pave the path to new creations, solutions, and deeper understanding. Our blog is our outlet for sharing some of that knowledge. Fuelled by curiosity, a desire to understand and – where possible – answer some of the problems we and our clients face.

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When I say name a ‘search engine’ what comes to mind? Google? Bing? Yahoo? Now why this might be the top three for a large percentage of countries in the world, this is not the case for many others. Take China for example, their number one search engine is Baidu with approximately 61.6% of the market - ever heard of it?

This article was posted in Client Guides, SEO by Candice Underwood

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TYPO3 & Search Engine Optimisation

The sites we build in our preferred CMS, TYPO3, are always optimised with search engine optimisation (SEO) in mind. Since the launch of Google Lighthouse we take great pleasure in seeing our sites get that 100% score - giving us a nice warm feeling, knowing that Google rates our sites in such a way.

This article was posted in Client Guides, SEO by Owen Priestley

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Hansel and Gretel used breadcrumbs to find their way out of the deep dark woods. But what if they’d have teleported straight to the witch's house?

This article was posted in Design, UX by Matt Keogh

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Video content is taking the World by Storm, we take it for granted and we see it everywhere. On Facebook, Netflix, even Twitter, but in web design it's still relatively underused. today I'm going to talk to you about 4 ways you can enhance your website using video.

This article was posted in Client Guides, Musings by Will Chidlow, Candice Underwood

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In the second post of the series we will be looking at what Google looks for in the body of your article and quick wins you can do to optimise your text and images.

This article was posted in SEO by Candice Underwood

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Prototyping is an essential part of a design process, it allows us to view the big picture of a design and reiterate our ideas rapidly, finding issues and fixing them before expensive development begins.  However, upon...

This article was posted in Design, UX by Al Taylor

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Why are so many businesses using video these days, and why might it be time for you to consider why your business should use it too?

This article was posted in Client Guides, Quick Tips by Will Chidlow, Candice Underwood

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We all know that brand manual is an essential aspect of briefing a designer, so why do so many fall short of delivering the brand story, instead giving a set of logo usage guidelines?

This article was posted in Design, Musings by Finn Taylor

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Why is colour so complicated?

After a recent deep-dive, I wanted to share a few of the more interesting points I picked up about colour and how it works between print and screen.

This article was posted in Design, Musings by Matt Keogh

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This is a practical guide for those of you who use Campaign Monitor, MailChimp or Dotmailer to manage your marketing contacts. It assumes that you have a signup form which was previously single opt-in (no confirmation emails sent) and without any other record of marketing preferences.

This article was posted in Client Guides, Quick Tips by Emily Owen

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