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Domain names for sale

Domain names for sale

I have over the years had a number of great ideas and bought domain names to go with them. On account of not getting past the ‘great idea’ phase, I’m listing here domain names that I have available. Please get in touch so we can haggle over prices  Domain names for...

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Greenery! Pantone colour of the year 2017

Greenery! Pantone colour of the year 2017

Colour is a powerful marketing tool, reflecting the message and meaning of your brand. Because first impressions count, and colour is the first thing you notice in a logo or visual footprint (80% of visual information is related to colour), your colour palette works...

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Refresh, or reframe your branding?

Refresh, or reframe your branding?

Branding style guidelines needn’t be a straitjacket. Consider them as a living document, providing a framework that allows your team constructive creativity. By having at least basic principles in place, you can ensure that there is a consistency to your branding, and the image and ethos you want to convey to the world accurately represents your vision.

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The rise and rise of Snapchat!

The rise and rise of Snapchat!

Snapchat is no longer the app anyone past puberty couldn’t work out how to use, or if you did, couldn’t see the point of. How do I know this is true? Forbes has changed its Twitter profile image to its Snapchat avatar. The fact is, in Social media you have to be where your customers are – and if they are young (13-34), Snapchat is where you need to be.

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Designed to… attract graduates

Designed to… attract graduates

Is your company looking to attract graduates? If so, now is the time of year to think about how you are going to go about it. Remember, a graduate is looking to start their career – not get a job! And you are most likely looking for someone who can grow with your company. You both need to make the right choice. It’s a long-term commitment for both sides – employer and employee.

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If this, then that – wow!

If this, then that – wow!

I first looked at IFTTT – ‘If This, Then That’ when a fantastic plugin I used called ’LinkedIn Include’ – which pulled your articles (not your profile or stream) from LinkedIn onto your WordPress site – was eventually blocked by LinkedIn (hey –ho!). I discovered that...

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Sky-blue-pink is the new black?

Sky-blue-pink is the new black?

Colour is an important part of how we express ourselves. Colour can make us feel more comfortable, more assured, more attuned. First impressions count, and colour is the first thing you notice in a logo or visual footprint – 80% of visual information is related to...

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Monkeys and chainsaws

Monkeys and chainsaws

Monkeys and chainsaws – who owns the intellectual copyright to a document once it’s artworked and printed? The relationship between a designer and client needs to be navigated carefully …

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design muse #1

design muse #1

website design tips – It sounds obvious, but if you don’t know what you’re trying to achieve, why bother building a site? Also, you want everyone who has a stake in the site to agree on the content and purpose. Defining a site’s goals solves all of these problems.

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