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Here’s our thoughts and news on graphic design, technology and… pretty much everything else.

Web Design, why so similar?

You’ve probably already noticed that most web design these days is beginning to look all the same. I wanted to shine a light on this and explain exactly why that is, and why it’s not necessarily a negative thing. It’s an effective hierarchy, your name, about your...

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Why Not Build it Yourself? – Answered

So, why not? An absolutely loathed term these days in the design industry. So I'm going to answer it. Many services are popping up these days that allow you to make a website, logo, business cards etc... at home. Granted, these services work and you certainly can come...

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Top 5 Tips to Kickstart your SEO

Competition Getting your business noticed online is near impossible these days. With so much competition and so many different ways to get out there. It's become such a daunting task getting featured on page one of Google, let alone the top spot. But there are some...

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Web Design & SEO

Getting Started: So, you're ready to start your website & SEO to bring in more leads. It's never easy knowing where to start, however, starting from scratch gives you an advantage. When building a site from the ground up you can really give the SEO a good start, of...

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Digital Marketing is Overtaking Design

What's Going On? For a long time now Graphic Design has been losing it's way. With services coming out that provide new freelancers at lower costs or websites like Wix that let you make a website for free. Although these methods usually result in a complete failure to...

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Guerrilla (Marketing) Warfare

Nowadays companies are in constant competition with promotions and advertisements running all the time. Businesses are trying to find new and different ways of grabbing the attention of the public - this is why ‘guerrilla marketing’ is becoming increasingly...

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The Difference Between Good Marketing and Great Marketing

3 Main Marketing Categories. Marketing holds a lot of secrets, things that not many think of. When you imagine marketing you'll usually think of the 3 main marketing items: Graphic Design Trends Advertising A Fine Tooth Comb. Truth is, there's a hell of a lot more to...

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How to deal with creative block.

The first step to overcoming creative block is to understand what it is and what exactly causes it. Have you been twiddling your thumbs? Stuck for new ideas? You're probably experiencing what we in the industry refer to as 'Creative block'. It can happen to anybody in...

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5 Mistakes Graphic Designers Make

#5: Relying on the client Many designers expect the client to guide them every step of the way in terms of creativity. It's important to remember that as the one with all the great ideas you're being paid to guide the client and ensure they're getting the best they...

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We’re Giving Away a Graphic Design Tablet!

It's nearly Christmas so we're giving away a Wacom Bamboo design tablet! Here's how you enter: It's a super simple process to enter, simply retweet this tweet and follow us on our Twitter account on Christmas day we'll select a winner at random and send out the...

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